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The Queen's rider who finished 2nd place at Royal Ascot is suspended

James Doyle, the rider of The Queen’s horse Magnetic Charm, has received a two-day suspension for using his whip in an incorrect place. Mr Doyle rode Magnetic Charm into 2nd place in the Sandringham Stakes at Royal Ascot. However, following an investigation by the British Horseracing Authority Stewards, the jockey has received a two-day suspension from the sport for “using his whip in an…
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The Queen could be about to appoint her distant cousin as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Queen could be about to appoint her distant cousin as the next Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Jeremy Hunt, who is one of two contenders to become the next PM, is Queen Elizabeth II’s 5th cousin. Alongside Boris Johnson, Mr Hunt will now go head to head in a battle to become Her Majesty’s 14th Prime Minister. It is not unusual for distant relatives of the…
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The Queen is joined by all four of her children for the first day of Royal Ascot

Her Majesty The Queen was joined by all four of her children on Tuesday at Royal Ascot for the start of the five-day racing meeting. The 93-year-old Monarch ensured that all of her children took part in the carriage procession at the racecourse with the threat of rain not being enough to disrupt events. Joining The Queen in the first carriage was the Duke of York. Their Majesties the King and…
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Royal Ascot 2019: the royal procession on day one

The lack of sunshine didn’t stop the smiles. As day one of Royal Ascot 2019 got under way, the royal procession was led by the Queen who was joined by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands for the start of the famous meeting. And despite the drizzle and cloudy skies, the royal party seemed to be enjoying every second of Royal Ascot. Embed from Getty Images The traditional…
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