Queen Elizabeth sits for a portrait prior to her silver wedding anniversary in 1948
Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain sits for her portrait on March 16, 1948, as her silver wedding anniversary approaches. She and King George VI were married in Westminster Abbey on April 26, 1923. (UPI Photo/Dorothy Wilding/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.