But the atmosphere turned sour at Ascot yesterday as shocking brawls and catfights broke out, with the usually glamorous Ladies Day. Das Ascot -Pferderennen in Großbritannien ist ja per se schon ein Spektakel. Wenn aber am " Ladies ' Day " die Damen der Gesellschaft ihren extravaganten. It's Ladies Day at Royal Ascot and extravagant hats are a must for anyone hoping to make a statement, or catch a photographer's eye. Racing fans couldn't contain their excitement as they cheered on their horses left. You can change this and find out more by following this link. Two friends were perfectly bedecked with plumes left while Eddie Jordan's wife Marie looked edgy in a printed coat and trousers right. Milliner Ilda Di Vico left and designer Amanda Wakeley both eschewed floaty dresses in favour of sharp tailoring. The royal patriarch, who is to retire from public duties later this year, was driven by car to a private London hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure concerning a pre-existing condition. This woman's outfit could be equally at home at the regatta and the races left. Milliner Ilda Di Vico left and designer Amanda Wakeley both eschewed floaty dresses in favour of sharp tailoring. A racegoer takes a photo on day three of Royal Ascot left. Her Majesty looked resplendent in a hot pink coat and matching hat, and was joined at the races by her daughter Princess Anne, who wowed in emerald green, and Sophie Wessex, who looked elegant in ivory. Let's get this party started! For female racegoers, strapless, off the shoulder, halter-neck, spaghetti straps and dresses with a strap narrower than 1in 2. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation IPSO Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Despite soaring temperatures throughout the week, a woman braved the racecourse in a full length leather dress.