The Queen was so concerned about Diana in her low points that she took a friend aside quietly at Balmoral to check on her welfare, a new documentary has revealed. Harry Herbert, whose father was the 7th Earl of Carnarvon and racing manager to the Queen, said: “I had a talk to the Queen about it at Balmoral...After a lunch at Balmoral and going [on a walk] up high and looking down onto this beautiful setting of heather and Castle, and an incredibly important chat. A very personal chat..."
The Group 1 £1-million Sussex Stakes, run over a mile at Goodwood on August 2, is the target for both the leading Cartier Older Horse, Godolphin’s Ribchester (86), and Churchill (80). Harry Herbert, Cartier’s Racing Consultant, commented: “Winter and Enable are two seriously talented three-year-old fillies and it will be fascinating to see how they get on in the second half of the 2017 Flat season.