It turned out that Queen Elizabeth II sold 29 of 41 racehorses gifted to her from various countries.
The British Guardian newspaper wrote that King Charles III and his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, earned about 2 million pounds from the sale of horses gifted to them. According to the news, the new King can raise another 27 million pounds if he disposes of all the horses he inherited from his mother.
PURE BLOOD VERY SPECIAL GIFTS
The newspaper told the Queen that Emir of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, with whom she has personal relations, 34, Prince Shah Karim al-Hussein, the spiritual leader of Shiite Ismaili Muslims, 5, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s half-brother Prince Faisal and Qatar. He wrote that the al-Thani family, who ruled the city, received a horse as a gift. Thus, 41 horses have been sent to the Queen as a personal gift in the last 15 years.
KING CHARLES IS ALSO SELLING
According to the Guardian, 29 of these have been divested over the past 10 years for a total of £1.93m. In addition, King Charles has recently auctioned off other horses he inherited from his mother. According to the newspaper, the combined sales value of the Queen’s horses could reach £27m.
34 OF THE HORSES ARE FROM MAKTUM, DUBAI SHEIKH
The number of horses that Dubai Emir Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum gifted to Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96 on September 8, 2022, is 34.