Peter Hunt (@BBCPeterHunt) June 02, 2012
Queen Elizabeth made her first Diamond Jubilee appearance at the Epsom Derby today. The jubilee marks her 60th year on the throne.
Great atmosphere at Windsor. Saw the queen leaving the Castle to go to Epsom. Awesome. Americans screaming.—
Phil joslin (@Phil_cal) June 02, 2012
And the winner is:
The stuff of legend! Camelot wins the Epsom Derby in Jubilee year.—
FITZDARES (@Fitzdares) June 02, 2012
Camelot wins the Epsom Derby, will now attempt to become the first horse since Nijinsky in 1970 to win the English Triple Crown—
Alysen Miller (@AlysenCNN) June 02, 2012
Queen Elizabeth presented trophies after the race:
And now she’s back to Windsor Castle before three more days of celebration.
Those who couldn’t make it to the race kicked off their own celebrations: