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The princess arrived to the Royal Ascot races in Berkshire, west of London, in a horse-drawn carriage Thursday with her aunt, Princess Anne. Her younger sister Princess Eugenie, 23, and other royals attended the third day the races as well. You know, that event where people have to wear awesome hats and adhere to a pretty strict dress code?
Thursday at the races is known as Ladies Day, where fashion jockies for attention ahead of the horses. The event even had "style assistants," a.k.a. fashion police, to enforce the dress code, which prohibits bare midriffs, mini hemlines and strapless, halter or thin-strapped garments for women and requires shirts and ties for men.
The carriage procession is part of the tradition of bringing the queen to the course.
The red-headed royal is no Duchess of Cambridge when it comes to style but appears poised to sell out dresses much like Catherine.
In a private box, she and her sister Eugenie cheered along Queen Elizabeth's thoroughbred horse Estimate, which went on to win the race much to the delight of the British monarch, who was also in attendance.
"Huge congratulations to Her Majesty for Estimate's victory at Royal #Ascot - first time ever a reigning monarch's horse has won the Gold Cup," U.K.
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, presented his lilac-clad mother with her trophy.
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