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Masks and horses at the Royal Ascot

Fujaira Prince ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the Copper Horse Handicap Stakes, as racing resumed behind closed doors after the coronavirus outbreak at the Royal Ascot in Britain, June 17, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via REUTERS

Fujaira Prince ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the Copper Horse Handicap Stakes, as racing resumed behind closed doors after the coronavirus outbreak at the Royal Ascot in Britain, June 17, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via REUTERS

Fujaira Prince ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the Copper Horse Handicap Stakes, as racing resumed behind closed doors after the coronavirus outbreak at the Royal Ascot in Britain, June 17, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via REUTERS
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Merlin Coles 3, watches the horse racing from Royal Ascot on TV at his home, whilst sat on his horse Mr Glitter Sparkles with his dog Mistress, in Bere Regis, Dorset, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

Merlin Coles 3, watches the horse racing from Royal Ascot on TV at his home, whilst sat on his horse Mr Glitter Sparkles with his dog Mistress, in Bere Regis, Dorset, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

Merlin Coles 3, watches the horse racing from Royal Ascot on TV at his home, whilst sat on his horse Mr Glitter Sparkles with his dog Mistress, in Bere Regis, Dorset, Britain, June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs
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Lord North ridden by James Doyle wins the Prince of Wales' Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020.  Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS

Lord North ridden by James Doyle wins the Prince of Wales' Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS

Lord North ridden by James Doyle wins the Prince of Wales' Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS
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James Doyle celebrates after his victory on the Queen's horse Tactical, held by his groom Nathan Cheshire, in the Windsor Castle Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS

James Doyle celebrates after his victory on the Queen's horse Tactical, held by his groom Nathan Cheshire, in the Windsor Castle Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS

James Doyle celebrates after his victory on the Queen's horse Tactical, held by his groom Nathan Cheshire, in the Windsor Castle Stakes at the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via REUTERS
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Russian Emperor ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Hampton Court Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Megan Ridgwell/Pool via REUTERS

Russian Emperor ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Hampton Court Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Megan Ridgwell/Pool via REUTERS

Russian Emperor ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Hampton Court Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 17, 2020. Megan Ridgwell/Pool via REUTERS
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Liam Keniry ahead of the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

Liam Keniry ahead of the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

Liam Keniry ahead of the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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Pyledriver ridden by Martin Dwyer wins the King Edward VII stakes, as racing resumes behind closed doors during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Pyledriver ridden by Martin Dwyer wins the King Edward VII stakes, as racing resumes behind closed doors during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Pyledriver ridden by Martin Dwyer wins the King Edward VII stakes, as racing resumes behind closed doors during the Royal Ascot, June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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A cleaner wipes down the barriers in the grandstands during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A cleaner wipes down the barriers in the grandstands during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A cleaner wipes down the barriers in the grandstands during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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Frankly Darling ridden by Frankie Dettori wins the Ribblesdale Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Frankly Darling ridden by Frankie Dettori wins the Ribblesdale Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Frankly Darling ridden by Frankie Dettori wins the Ribblesdale Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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Circus Maximus ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Circus Maximus ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Circus Maximus ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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A detailed view of a 'Please seek to maintain a 2m distance from others' sign during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A detailed view of a 'Please seek to maintain a 2m distance from others' sign during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A detailed view of a 'Please seek to maintain a 2m distance from others' sign during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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Thady Gosden and John Gosden watch the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Thady Gosden and John Gosden watch the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Thady Gosden and John Gosden watch the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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Jim Crowley on Nazeef reacts after winning the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Jim Crowley on Nazeef reacts after winning the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Jim Crowley on Nazeef reacts after winning the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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Nazeef ridden by Jim Crowley wins the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes ahead of Agincourt ridden by Danny Tudhope during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Nazeef ridden by Jim Crowley wins the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes ahead of Agincourt ridden by Danny Tudhope during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Nazeef ridden by Jim Crowley wins the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes ahead of Agincourt ridden by Danny Tudhope during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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Charlie Hills reacts after training Battaash to win The King's Stand Stakes at Ascot Racecourse June 16, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via Reuters

Charlie Hills reacts after training Battaash to win The King's Stand Stakes at Ascot Racecourse June 16, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via Reuters

Charlie Hills reacts after training Battaash to win The King's Stand Stakes at Ascot Racecourse June 16, 2020. Alan Crowhurst/Pool via Reuters
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Battaash ridden by Jim Crowley wins the King's Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Battaash ridden by Jim Crowley wins the King's Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Battaash ridden by Jim Crowley wins the King's Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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A woman walks past a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman walks past a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman walks past a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A view inside the parade ring prior to the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020.  Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A view inside the parade ring prior to the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A view inside the parade ring prior to the Kings Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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Martin Dwyer celebrates with trainer Willie Muir after winning the King Edward VII stakes on Pyledriver during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Martin Dwyer celebrates with trainer Willie Muir after winning the King Edward VII stakes on Pyledriver during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Martin Dwyer celebrates with trainer Willie Muir after winning the King Edward VII stakes on Pyledriver during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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A face mask and hat are seen in a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot, during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A face mask and hat are seen in a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot, during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A face mask and hat are seen in a window display of a couture shop called Nataliya in Ascot, during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020.  REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A course steward adjusts his mask during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A course steward adjusts his mask during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

A course steward adjusts his mask during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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Horses are watered down after the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

Horses are watered down after the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters

Horses are watered down after the Queen Anne Stakes during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Julian Finney/Pool via Reuters
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A man looks in towards the Ascot Racecourse during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man looks in towards the Ascot Racecourse during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man looks in towards the Ascot Racecourse during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Jockeys and trainers wait in the paddock before the Buckingham Palace Handicap during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Jockeys and trainers wait in the paddock before the Buckingham Palace Handicap during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters

Jockeys and trainers wait in the paddock before the Buckingham Palace Handicap during the Royal Ascot June 16, 2020. Edward Whitaker/Pool via Reuters
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