As we all know, Queen Elizabeth is the richest royal in all of Europe – but how much is she earning from Horse Racing? Ever wondered?
It was recently revealed a staggering total of £42.8million is spent on our beloved Queen.
The 91-year-old monarch, without a doubt, has a strong affection and love for horses. Throughout her life and reign, she has owned and bred many of them.
Over 30 years, the Queen has recorded 451 race wins with a win percentage of 15.9%.
Even though she has never won the famous ‘Epsom Derby’ but, the Queen has made nearly £7 million from her racehorses over the last 3 decades. Since 1988 she has won 451 races from 2,815 runs, at an average of 15 race wins a year.
Last year was her best in recent decades when her horses earned her £557,650. This year she has won 20 on the flat and earned £413,641. Currently, she is ranked 11th in the flat owners’ championship, led by Godolphin Racing with more than £5.5 million in prize money.
The website myracing.com figures show that her most successful horse at present is Merlin, trained by Michael Bell, which has won three out of eight and earned £21,768. Her most recent win was with Seniority at Kempton Park on October 11. Her heydey was in the 1950s. In 1953, the year of her coronation, Aureole came second in the Derby, the only classic to have eluded her.
So from this, she earns a whopping £6,704,941 from her horses – her highest annual total being in 2016, where she earned £557,650.
Meanwhile, other royals to have their net worth revealed recently include Prince Harry. The 33-year-old bachelor – who is dating US actress Meghan Markle – is said to be worth around £30million.
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His huge fortune is measured through his income, investments and other inheritance.