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King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes: William Muir chasing more international glory with Pyledriver

Willie Muir will plot a course that could include a trip to the Breeders' Cup with impressive King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Pyledriver. On Sunday, the Lambourn handler, who trains in partnership with Chris Grassick, confirmed the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp on October 2 will be the five-year-old's next target, with the Japan Cup and the Hong Kong Vase also under consideration.
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King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes: James Doyle picks up plum ride on Mishriff in Ascot showpiece

James Doyle will replace David Egan on Mishriff in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Racing. It was announced last week that Egan was no longer the retained rider for Mishriff's owner Prince Faisal meaning the ride on his star performer, who finished second in the midsummer highlight last year, was up for grabs.

How King George VI's Coronation Day unfolded

It's difficult to imagine now - with our current monarch, Her Majesty the Queen reigning over us for 70 years - but in the 1930s, Brits were treated to not one but two kings. The first, who acceded to the throne in 1936, was King Edward VIII, the not-so-long-to-reign-over-us, who abdicated for the love of Wallis Simpson after just 325 days. Next up, and 85 years ago today, it was the turn of his younger brother King George VI - the father of Elizabeth II.

King George VI crowned | Enquirer historic front pages from May 13

Take a look back at history through the front pages of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Each day, the Today in History feature looks at 10 pages that show the local, national and international headlines. Today’s pages cover news reported in The Enquirer on May 13 in years ranging from 1937 to 2011. Headlines included Britain’s King George VI coronated in 1937, Larry Flynt settles with Hamilton County in his 1999 obscenity trial and Cincinnati runner Julie Isphording added to the Olympic...

Prince Charles Shock: Camilla Parker-Bowles Husband To Beat King George VI And King George III Should Queen Elizabeth Abdicate? Royal Comments On Recent Russian Attacks In Ukraine

Prince Charles is set to break royal records if he finally becomes king. Royal followers around the world are waiting for the next move of Queen Elizabeth after she mentioned in a message marking the 70th anniversary of her reign that she wants Camilla-Parker Bowles to be known as Queen Consort should Prince Charles finally becomes king. Reports about the monarch’s possible abdication have been making rounds for quite some time following her shocking hospitalization in October 2021.

The Last Time Queen Elizabeth Saw Her Father King George VI Before He Died and She Became Monarch

The last time Queen Elizabeth saw her father King George VI, he was cheering her on from the tarmac as she and Prince Philip embarked on their royal tour in 1952. Days later, the royal heir and her husband Philip were visiting Kenya when they received news that the King was found dead in his bed at Sandringham House in Norfolk on the morning of February 6, 1952, at the age of 56 — making his eldest daughter the new monarch. He previously suffered from lung cancer and had a lung removed; it was later determined that he had died of coronary thrombosis.