Horse Racing: A Hobby That Brings The Queen Over $9 Million! What The Royal Ascot 2018 Will Be Like?

June 20, 2018 11:47

Queen Elizabeth has always been known for her love for horses. But little do people know she tried riding a horse when she was only three, and that love stems from such an early age.

Now, the 92-year-old Queen can be proudly named a queen of the race track with 452 race victories of total races with her horses. 

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What is more, such a beloved hobby brings the Queen a fair share of her income. For example, she earned her highest annual total in 2016 - $775,325. Here’s some more data from the spokesman for the website Dominic Celica:

The Queen has earned a total of $9,372,441 from her horses, her highest annual total being in 2016 when she earned a whopping $775,325.

On the whole, every year, the Queen participates in the major horse even called Royal Ascot. It’s a week in June that’s become the most popular race meeting ever. Over 300,000 visitors come there every year.

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The Queen starts each day at the Royal Ascot with the Royal Procession. She is accompanied by the members of the royal family in horse-drawn landaus. During the day, they watch the races at the Royal Enclosure and spend time there.

The last year’s Royal Ascot was full of new victories, impressions, people, smiles, and defeats. Anyways, it’s the event the royals can’t imagine themselves without. This year won’t be an exception, and we will have a chance to have a glimpse all those pretty women in their hats and elegant men.

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