Good morning one and all, the best Flat meeting in the entire world is here.
There may be no pageantry, no crowd and no royalty – but the action on the track is as good as ever.
There’s been 10mm of rain overnight and the ground is reportedly Good To Soft, so bear that in mind when you have a bet.
Stay tuned throughout the day. We’ll have all the best tips, previews, results and replays from Day 1.
The King’s Stand sprint is the feature with Battaash hoping to make it third time lucky.
Earlier in the day, the Group 1 Queen Anne is the other big race, with Aidan O’Brien’s Circus Maximus the one the bookies have chalked up as jolly.