back to top

The Queen Was Quite Jolly About Her Horse Winning The Royal Ascot's Gold Cup

The queen's horse Estimate won the Royal Ascot's signature race, the first time in history that a reigning monarch has won.

Posted on

After the race finished, Queen Elizabeth made her way to the winner's circle, where she was scheduled to present the cup to the victor before she won the award herself.

Watch the queen's adorable reaction to Estimate's victory. She gets a little teary.

View this video on YouTube

Ellie Hall is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 6055 A264 DADD AADC 347E 5986 547C C11C DD7D 176A.

Contact Ellie Hall at ellie.hall@buzzfeed.com.

Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.