The Not-So-Stuffy Sport of Queens

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to watch a horse race with Her Majesty? Below is video shot about twenty years ago at the Epsom Derby (note the double-decker buses around the course.) Check it out:

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She’ll get a kick out of watching one of the world’s greatest run in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot – unless the undefeated Australian mare Black Caviar is competing against one of her horses. Then, all bets are off, my friends.

Want to see the Queen’s racing silks? Check out her current runner Carlton House’s Horse Racing Nation page. As of this writing, he most recently won the Brigadier Gerard Stakes.

Is it any wonder that horses played a big part in the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee? This article from TIME tells even more about the Queen’s horses.

 

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