Horse racing at the Royal Ascot: The Queen stays in the Castle

No Royal carriage procession, no fancy hats and no alcohol-soaked Sing at the conclusion of the day's racing: Royal Ascot, which begins this Tuesday, will hard

Horse racing at the Royal Ascot: The Queen stays in the Castle

No Royal carriage procession, no fancy hats and no alcohol-soaked Sing at the conclusion of the day's racing: Royal Ascot, which begins this Tuesday, will hardly be recognizable. Because the Corona pandemic has thrown back the most famous gallop Meeting on self – horse race to the absolute top level. The displaced in the medial contemplation of the glamorous event near Windsor Castle often.

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test also the most famous Royal Ascot bears Fan unintentionally to blame: The British Queen Elisabeth II. has missed in almost seven decades since her coronation in 1953, not a Meeting. But now the monarch must remain at home to keep track of the race on the screen, instead of, as usual, at the beginning of each day's racing in the Royal Carriage Procession, the beginning of the 19th century. Century by King George IV to the turf was introduced in the Four-in-hand along the slope.

2020 should be according to the will of Ascot managing Director, Guy Henderson, a "milestone year". This is now the case, but different than I thought. Actually, the total prize money should grow to the equivalent of 8.9 million Euro, and for the first time, two races with a stock exchange of a Million pounds were planned. Instead, there are only half of the race prizes more than. The eight group-I-tests on the five days, are endowed with each of 278,000 Euro, and in each of the 36 races up to and including Saturday, to earn a minimum of 39.000 Euro. Truly not bad, but far away from the on-the-Corona-time. "A good 70 percent of our income comes from admission fees and Hospitality," explains Henderson, the austerity measures.

in Order to ensure, in spite of everything for a little Glamour, all of the Ascot-friends invited to set up home hat or cylinder, and to post the photo on social media – associated with a donation in the amount of five pounds. "In this unique year of our thoughts to those Affected by the Covid-19-disease and to the national health care and all the helpers, the so-heroic role to play," said Henderson. In Germany, trained horses not at the Royal Ascot Meeting, probably in the process, although the leading European racing Nations have opened their borders again.

German champion trainer Henk Grewe took advantage of this on Sunday, otherwise, and sent the "horse of the year 2019" to Rome. The three-year-old Rubaiyat is a good second place over 1600 metres was achieved in the Italian capital in the with 154,000 Euro-doped group III-races. Even better, it ran for Grewe on the home track in Cologne-Weidenpesch. There, he supervised Wonderful Moon confirmed with a victory in the Union-race over 2200 metres in his role as a favourite in the German Derby.

It was the fourth success in the sixth Start for the three-year-old stallion owned by the Stable water friends from the bred by the gestüt Görlsdorf. However, the second-placed Grocer Jack felt him to the Tooth. "Wonderful Moon has done everything with flying colors, but it's no walk in the Park," said winning rider andrasch Starke up. "I hope that he can pick in the Derby is still a Tooth." And Grewe added: "He had a complicated course of the race, had to go. Today he was not at 100 percent, but in Hamburg we will see a different horse.“

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 07:19

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