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Picture gallery: The Queen – A day at the races in Newbury



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The Queen has been a frequent visitor to Newbury Racecourse over the decades meeting trainers and jockeys and enjoying some successes with her own horses winning key races.

To celebrate Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee, Newbury Today has taken a look back at the her many visits.

Over the last decade in particular her trips to the races have been caught on camera, most especially at the meeting which is always held on the weekend near her birthday, April 21.

Queen Elizabeth II at the Newbury races in March 1957. This was the first royal visit to the course since King George V saw his horse, Limelight, win the Spring Cup in 1933
Queen Elizabeth II at the Newbury races in March 1957. This was the first royal visit to the course since King George V saw his horse, Limelight, win the Spring Cup in 1933
A visit to the races in 1974
A visit to the races in 1974
Walking among the crowds in 1993
Walking among the crowds in 1993
Studying the form in 2009
Studying the form in 2009
All smiles in 2009
All smiles in 2009
Meeting the jockeys in 2010
Meeting the jockeys in 2010
At the races in 2011
At the races in 2011
Prepared for the weather in 2012
Prepared for the weather in 2012
A rainy day in 2012
A rainy day in 2012
Talking to the jockeys in 2013
Talking to the jockeys in 2013
With John Warren in 2013
With John Warren in 2013
Fingers crossed for a winner in 2015
Fingers crossed for a winner in 2015
With John Warren in 2014
With John Warren in 2014
Holding on to her hat in 2015
Holding on to her hat in 2015
Queen at the races in 2017
Queen at the races in 2017
20 Queen at the races 2017
20 Queen at the races 2017
The Queen's horse Call to Mind wins the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials in 2017
The Queen's horse Call to Mind wins the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials in 2017
With Frankie Dettori in 2019
With Frankie Dettori in 2019

See also the day the Queen visited Newbury in 1972.

Newbury Today and the Newbury Weekly News will be covering as many Jubilee events and celebrations across the district. Send your pictures to newsdesk@newburynews.co.uk



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