A Day At The RacesThe Derby, the second leg of the English Triple Crown, has been run since 1661. After several soggy days, the weather cleared enough on Friday for this crowd to emerge in front of the stands, properly hatted and ready to roar.
A Day At The RacesQueen Elizabeth II bows to no one in the matter of hats. Here's her choice for this year's Ladies Day, worn June 1, 2007.
A Day At The RacesA young woman peers from under a black feather hat on this year's Ladies Day at Epsom Downs in Surrey, England, on June 1, 2007.
A Day At The RacesA woman wears a cheerful pink print with a hat decorated with feathers on Ladies Day at the Epsom Derby in Surrey, England, June 1, 2007.
A Day At The RacesA group of women in a bouquet of big hats picnic on shrimp and chips on the viewing lawn in front of the Queen's Stand at Epsom Downs in Surrey, England, on June 1, 2007. The Epsom Derby, the second leg of English racing's Triple Crown, is scheduled for June 2.
A Day At The RacesFormal wear, including a morning coat, striped trousers and top hat, are traditional Derby race wear for guys of all ages.
A Day At The RacesIs he watching the race or just scanning the ladies in the crowd? A formally dressed racegoer peers through binoculars at Epsom Downs in Surrey, England, on June 1, 2007. Friday was Ladies Day, with the Epsom Derby scheduled for Saturday.