Princess Anne and Family

Emotional scenes as Princess Anne presents prize in memory of her grandparents - King George VI & Queen Elizabeth

There were emotional scenes at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday after Hukum won the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes – the flagship race of the summer flat season. Billed as being a race for the ages, the Princess Royal presented the prize to the winning connections of Hukum. Her Royal Highness presented the large trophy to winning owner, Sheikha Hissa bint Hamdan bin Rashid…
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Princess Anne and Family

Princess Anne expresses surprise at documentary about her attempted kidnapping

The Princess Royal has expressed surprise over a documentary that aired on the television last week detailing her attempted kidnapping in 1974. During her annual visit to Strathcarron Hospice in Denny, Her Royal Highness met with a number of staff members and residents, including 77-year-old Alan Brett. Upon meeting the princess, Mr Brett told her that over the weekend, he watched the…
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Royal Ascot

The Prince and Princess of Wales present prestigious trophy at Royal Ascot

The Prince and Princess of Wales have presented the trophy to the winners of the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. After arriving in the carriage procession in the early afternoon, Their Royal Highnesses enjoyed the first two races from the Royal Box, before heading down to the parade ring to make the presentation. Shaquille was the winner of the race, with the horse’s owners picking up…
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Royal Ascot

The King and Queen arrive at Royal Ascot on Gold Cup Day

The King and Queen have arrived at Royal Ascot for the third day of the meeting and the highlight of the week – Gold Cup Day. Arriving at the Berkshire racecourse in the carriage procession, Their Majesties waved to the crowd of thousands who had gathered to get a glimpse of the couple. They were joined in the carriage procession by the Earl of Snowdon and Sir Mark Prescott who was…
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