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The Queen is divine in dove grey at Ascot

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Queen Elizabeth II looked resplendent in dove grey as she arrived at Royal Ascot for Ladies Day, the third day of the historic racing festival.

WATCH senior members of the royal family arrive for the third day of Royal Ascot!

Her Majesty beamed as she waved to royal fans from her open-top carriage, which she shared with her son Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and her only daughter Princess Anne.

All keen equestrian enthusiasts, the trio were joined by the Princess Royal’s daughter Zara and her husband Mike Tindall along with her son Peter and his Canadian wife Autumn Phillips.

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Her Majesty waves to royal well wishers as she arrives at Royal Ascot Ladies Day (Credit: Getty Image)
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The Queen and Anne, the Princess Royal (Credit: Getty Images)

The Queen, 93, broke with her tradition of wearing blue – her favourite colour – in favour of a timeless grey coat embellished with lemon floral embroidery.

The monarch donned a matching hat and accessorised with an exquisite floral brooch speckled with canary yellow diamonds which was a gift from the Sultan of Oman, Daily Mail reports.

Rarely seen without them, the Queen also wore her signature pearl stud earrings and three-tier pearl necklace.

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Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of York (Credit: Getty Images)

The Queen was on hand to present the iconic Ascot Gold Cup which was won by world renowned jockey Frankie Dettori.

Her Majesty couldn’t contain her laughter as she shook hands with the racing pro, who won the first four races on Ladies Day.

The Queen has attended Royal Ascot every year since ascending the throne in 1952.

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Her Majesty presents the Gold Cup to Frankie Dettori (Credit: Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie -the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson – was also at the races, delighting royal fashion watchers in a stunning emerald ensemble from London label Cefinn.

Prince Edward’s wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was spotted in a navy monochrome outfit featuring an on-trend jumpsuit and matching mesh headpiece.

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex wore a monochrome navy ensemble (Credit: Getty Images)

The Earl of Wessex, who was not photographed on Day Three, celebrated his 20th wedding anniversary to Sophie at Royal Ascot earlier this week.

Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, were also absent from the third day of festivities, as was Princess Beatrice who accompanied sister Eugenie on Day Two.

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