• “As the Queen’s favourite racing event celebrates its tricentenary, fights have been breaking out amongst the male racegoers at the historic Berkshire course, watched by worse for wear women who can barely stay upright in their high heels. A quick glance across the terraces reveals a sea of flesh and unsightly tattoos of women in cheap, tawdry dresses and men who have shunned the expected top hat.”

    - The Daily Mail

  • “And a 24-year-old man was also arrested for possession of Class B drugs as it emerged that racecourse bosses have installed a drugs honesty box by the gates to give visitors the chance to hand over any narcotics before entering the grounds. (Editor’s Note: LOL WUT) Also lowering the tone yesterday was Helen Wood, the vice girl who was once involved with footballer Wayne Rooney. Miss Wood, who attended because the festival is a ‘great place to be seen’, wore a backless, floor-length champagne-coloured gown. The 24-year-old, who is the subject of an injunction after having sex with a famous actor, flouted protocol by neglecting to wear a hat as she sauntered around the grounds posing for photographers.”

    - The Daily Mail

  • “The decline in standards has not gone unnoticed, as racing commentator Sir Peter O’Sullevan pointed out when he said: ‘Sometimes the grandstands seem over-run by tattoos and bare flesh. It’s disrespectful; not just to the Queen, but to the horses.’ “

    - The Daily Mail