Queen Elizabeth and King George VI inspect a Southern Forward Command Post durign the Second World War
Queen Elizabeth covers her ears and King George VI watches with keen interest besides her as Lieutenant General Alexander points out a shell in actual flight. The King and Queen visited a forward observation post during an artillery demonstration on April 15, 1941, while they were on an inspection tour of the Southern Command. (UPI Photo/Files)
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Danedream, the German mare who was the surprise winner of last year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, will be denied a chance to repeat in Sunday's renewal.
One of Queen Elizabeth II's corgis, Monty, who appeared in the opening James Bond sketch for the London Summer Olympics, has died, officials said.
Competition heats up among the 2-year-olds this weekend with graded stakes on both coasts.
Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
Three of racing's top venues -- Ascot, Saratoga and Del Mar -- are in high gear this weekend with quality fields chasing big purses.
The producers of the stage version of "The King's Speech" have announced the play will close in London's West End less than two months after it opened.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II punctuated her 60th year on the throne Monday by rededicating herself to serving the people of her realm.