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BREAKING: Celebrations in Windsor as The Queen’s horse wins at Royal Ascot

There were celebrations in Windsor Castle on Wednesday after The Queen’s horse won in spectacular style at Royal Ascot. Tactical, owned by Her Majesty The Queen, started the race as favourite, and arrived back at the Winner’s Enclosure to fanfare. This was the monarch’s first win at Royal Ascot for four years. Andrew Balding trained the two-year-old horse, with James Doyle on…
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The Queen oversees scaled back Trooping the Colour

The Queen has arrived for the scaled back version of Trooping the Colour which marks her official birthday this year. The parade is taking part at Windsor Castle. Strict social distancing was in place as the very different Sovereign’s Birthday Parade got underway with the National Anthem. BBC still/ fair use The scaled back ceremony, in which the Welsh Guards are trooping their…
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Queen Elizabeth II - the most distinguished royal in the world?

New research has ranked the royals across the world based on their academic, financial and public achievements. They pulled together their net worth, reign length, education, and palace size for a final ranking. So, if the royals were to have CVs, whose would be the most impressive? Coming in the number one spot, to no one’s surprise, is Queen Elizabeth II – the…
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Celebrations in Windsor Castle as The Queen's horse wins easily at Kempton

There were celebrations at Windsor Castle on Tuesday afternoon after The Queen won her first race in many months. Despite racing only returning to the UK on Monday, Her Majesty has already had a winner as her horse, First Receiver, won in the royal colours at Kempton. The monarch’s horse won easily, with the racecourse commentator saying he “put daylight between himself and his…
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