‘Feel free to visit our (strong and) stable’: the horseworld’s response to the election

  • Nearly one week on from the General Election and the dust hasn't quite settled in Westminster. No landslide victory as predicted for Theresa May and the 'strong and stable' Conservatives, and there was something of a triumph for the underdog Jeremy Corbyn. But what did the horseworld make of the political upset?

    Trainer Fergal O’Brien was quick to offer the Prime Minister a chance to look around his Cotswold yard…

    And Willie Mullins’ parody account made some shrewd observations about Theresa May’s election campaign

    Newmarket-based trainer John Berry looked on the bright side…

    … But his optimism didn’t last for long

    Racing cartoonist Darren Bird summed up the country’s mood aptly

    And with The Queen’s Speech delayed, The Queen was getting (understandably) nervous… #RoyalAscot

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