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The Queen is ready to surpass the £9 million mark in profession earnings at Royal Ascot – and the monarch is reportedly pleased with her success. A body language expert has analysed her demeanour towards her horses winning, and it reveals her passion for the game together with her gestures of pride and achievement.

Since 1988, the Queen has earned an incredible £8.7 million in prize money from horse racing, which is thought to be one in every of her favourite hobbies. With three runners today and one other three tomorrow, her winnings are set to pass the landmark figure of £9 million, a pleasant celebration for her within the aftermath of her Platinum Jubilee. 

Research by OLBG has revealed the Queen has won 566 races and entered horses in 3,441 races in the UK during the last 35 years. Her finest season got here last yr, when she claimed £584,399 and a sensational 36 wins from her horses that don the famous purple jacket with gold fringes, red sleeves and a black velvet cap.                             

Since inheriting the breeding and racing stock from King George VI in 1952, the Queen has been a passionate horse racing supporter and often attends each the Epsom Derby and Royal Ascot, where she had her biggest day as an owner when Estimate won the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup. In 2022, the Queen is having fun with a superb yr to match her Platinum Jubilee celebrations: she has won 20% of the races her horses have competed in, which is near her best rate of 24% in 1999. 

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Because the 96-year-old is about to pass the monumental £9 million mark, body language expert Darren Stanton analysed the Queen’s love of horses and the game, highlighting how her actions show how ‘down-to-earth’ she is. He said: “The Queen makes several interesting gestures and infrequently leans forward when watching her horses, which is an indication of great interest. 

“When watching her horse win, she has probably the most real and fascinating expressions of enjoyment on her face. The crows feet along side her eyes – which everyone possesses no matter age – are fully engaged showing that she is in a moment of most ecstatic joy. 

“She also slams the palms of her hands down on the counter in front of her which again is a gesture we are likely to make when we’ve just witnessed something that we’re truly captivated with.

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“She clasps her hands again, something that we do within the triumph of an achievement after which she makes a very great gesture. She leans back and puts out her chest, which is a gesture of pride and achievement.”

Stanton also highlighted a recent image of the Queen with two horses released to mark her 96th birthday. The image showcases the deep relationship she should have together with her horses, as ‘they know just who’s in charge’. 

“Identical to with humans that may construct a connection and a bridge to other people when it comes to trust, integrity and openness, it is extremely normal for people to also construct the identical type of trust with animals, especially horses,” Stanton added. “

“It’s clear that the horses and the Queen have such a deep connection that she trusts them to not misbehave they usually accept the Queen is in charge, so it is extremely much what we call in psychology a ‘power pose’ that demonstrates the Queen’s high level of confidence in her horses.”

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