Queen spotted at Sandringham for first time since Prince Philip's passing

The Queen flew into her home in Norfolk by helicopter on Friday and was pictured driving around the Commodore Yard Stables during the visit.

Queen spotted at Sandringham for first time since Prince Philip's passing
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The Queen was spotted driving around the farms and stables in her Norfolk home during a visit to Sandringham over the weekend on what could well be a horse business.

Her Majesty, dressed in a white top adorned with pink roses was seen in the driving seat of her Range Rover around Word Farm and the Commodore Yard Stables.

She was in the company of two suited men, one of whom is believed to be John Warren, her racing adviser.

Horses were seen being led around Commodore yard this weekend, which is where the process of breaking in yearlings takes place.

Racehorse enthusiast

The Queen, 95, has a deep interest in bloodstock breeding and has been rewarded with considerable success on the racecourse over the years.

Having owned hundreds of race horses through the years, the monarch has claimed more than 1600 race wins, while not giving the slightest hint of slowing down her winning streak.

Earlier this month the Queen attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show—now in its 77th year and globally renowned to attract well-heeled visitors from all walks of life.

Her Majesty returned from a Royal Week in Scotland to attend the horse show, which is thought to be one of her favourite equestrian events of the year, after joining her daughter Princess Anne, 70, at the University of Edinburgh.

The monarch, 95, who has spent lockdown in Windsor and has remained there since the death of her husband Prince Philip in April.

The Duke of Edinburgh spent much of his time at Wood Farm, Sandringham after retiring from public duties in August 2017.