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Pomp and pageantry as the Queen attends Epsom Derby

PUBLISHED: 10:54 08 June 2012 | UPDATED: 21:28 20 February 2013

The Queen and Prince Phillip arrive at the Epsom Derby

The Queen and Prince Phillip arrive at the Epsom Derby

The Queen launched her Diamond Jubilee celebrations at Epsom Downs racecourse's Investec Derby Festival.

Photos by PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Queen launched her Diamond Jubilee celebrations at Epsom Downs racecourses Investec Derby Festival.


Her Majesty and Prince Phillip arrived with members of her family, The Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugene and The Duke and Duchess of Wessex.


She was welcomed by Katherine Jenkins, the multi-platinum selling mezzo-soprano, who performed the National Anthem to approximately 130,000 people.


Actress Mischa Barton was among the crowds and joined by TV presenter Donna Air, official hat designer of the Investec Derby Philip Treacy, and model Louis Dowler.

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