Royals enjoy race day at Epsom Derby
12:30pm Sunday 5th June 2011 in Investec Epsom Derby News
The royals enjoyed a family outing at the Epsom Derby yesterday, cheering on the Queen's horse Carlton House.
Although he was tipped to win, the favourite only came third with French charge Pour Moi racing to victory and the £700,000 prize.
In total, there were 10 members of the royal family at the event with police tightening up security to ensure their safety.
Prince William made an appearance with his new bride on his arm and his brother at his side. Both wore top hats and tails while the Duchess of Cambridge, wore a cream jacket and skirt with a brown hat and the Queen was resplendent in a fuschia outfit with a matching hat.
They could be seen cheering on their favourites from the royal box with Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice.
Although captured looking disappointed when her horse did not win, the Queen has announced next year's race will be central to her golden jubilee celebrations.
About 100,000 people enjoyed another scorching race day with only six arrests made by police which a spokesman said was a very small number given the large crowd who were enjoying the hot weather".
Two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, two men arrested on suspicion of affray, a man arrested on suspicion of ABH and one other person arrested on suspicion of assault.