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Lord Snowdon - a life in pictures

theguardian: Princess Margaret and her husband the Earl of Snowdon at Epsom for the Derby, 1962

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Queen Elizabeth II Photos: Epsom Derby Festival 2009

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The Queen at the Epsom Derby on 7th June 2008, she is wearing her gold, ruby & diamond brooch that was a wedding present in 1947.

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Mahmoud. Winner of the 1936 Epsom Derby, this beautiful grey was to become one of the top sires of broodmares in the 20th century. Mahmoud's daughters Grey Flight, Almahmoud (the grandmother of Northern Dancer), Majedah and Happy Mood would be influential broodmares of some of the great horses of recent time. Here is the link to read the full article on http://thoroughbredancestry.com/?p=200 to read about the accomplishments of Mahmoud.

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Doncaster (1870–January 1892) was an English Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was the winner of the 1873 Epsom Derby and the sire of the great stallion Bend Or. This horse sold for 14,000 pounds in 1876!!

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Prince William & Kate’s Day at the Derby

ALL HAIL THE QUEEN Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip – sporting a fuchsia flower to match his wife's pink ensemble – head into the Epsom Derby, where her horse, Carlton House, was a favorite to win the race.

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SECRETARIAT’S HEART: THE STORY OF ISTABRAQ

ISTABRAQ as a baby with mom Betty's Secret (by Secretariat) SECRETARIAT’S HEART: THE STORY OF ISTABRAQ | THE VAULT: Horse racing past and present

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Queen Elizabeth II At The Epsom Derby

Queen Elizabeth II attending the Epsom Derby in Surrey on 3rd June 1970. (Photo by Ray Bellisario/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II Photos Photos: Racegoers Enjoy Derby Day At Epsom Downs Racecourse

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elizabethii: Her Majesty with Her sister, Princess Margaret, and their mum, Queen Mother, at the Epsom Derby, 1958

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Voltigeur, the winner of the Epsom Derby and St Leger Stakes in 1850. This is the oldest known photo of a racehorse

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