Daily Express|June 2, 2020
Her Majesty, a devoted horse racing fan, is understood to have devoted part of her afternoon to watching the sport’s return after a 76-day hiatus.
Buckingham Palace declined to comment but other sources said she tuned in for part of ITV’s live coverage.
The long lay-off has cost the sport £50 million, according to the British Horseracing Authority, and racecourses have been losing an average of £8million a month.
But yesterday it began the long road back at a 10-race meeting held behind closed doors on the all-weather track at Newcastle.
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June 2, 2020