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The Queen has made £7.7m from horse racing
    2019-06-04  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

THE Queen has earned a staggering £7,768,448 (US$9.82 million) in winnings from her horses over the last 31 years.

Her Majesty has won 534 races from 3,205 runs over her career as a racehorse owner, across both the flat and jump races in the U.K. and Ireland, new research reveals.

The most profitable year came in 2016, a record year in terms of winnings, with her horses earning £560,274 across the flat and jump seasons dating back to 1988, when records began, with Carlton House her top-earning horse across this period with £772,815 in winnings.

The Royal Family are well known for their love of horses and the Queen has demonstrated her own passion for it, securing her first win as an owner when Choir Boy won the Royal Hunt Cup in 1953.

Averaging nine wins per year, the Queen has an impressive win ratio of 16.1 percent across both flat and jump racing across the last three decades, as revealed by myracing.com.

Famously, she has never claimed victory at the Epsom Derby, but ahead of the prestigious event, she has already claimed £192,765 in prize money this year.

However, this ranks well behind 2019’s top earner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum’s winnings of £465,195.

With six winners to her name so far this flat season, the Queen is hoping to continue her form at the meeting, while Royal Ascot, which starts June 18, has already been the scene of one of her most significant wins back in 2013 when her horse Estimate won the Gold Cup, making her the first reigning monarch to claim victory.

Matthew Newman, a racing expert of myracing.com, believes that the Queen has a chance of success at Epsom this year.

However, he believes that the Queen’s desire for victory is second to her “genuine love” of the sport and her horses.

“Her genuine love of the horses is not in question — one look at her face when her horse begins a run or gets to challenge will tell you all you need to know.

“She turns up rain or shine at both the Epsom Derby meeting and Royal Ascot, and was said to be riding at the age of 6 before inheriting horses when her father [King George VI] passed away in 1952.”(SD-Agencies)

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