Royal Ascot will get underway on Tuesday with one of its most familiar figures missing after the passing away of legendary trainer Henry Cecil last week.
In this file photo, jockey Tom Queally (C) is pictured next to race horse Frankel as trainer Henry Cecil looks on, following the Champion Stakes (Class 1), British Champions Middle Distance race at Ascot, England, on October 20, 2012. Cecil died last Tuesday after a long and courageous battle with cancer aged 70.
Cecil, who holds the record for Royal Ascot winners with 75 beginning with Parthenon in 1970, died last Tuesday after a long and courageous battle with cancer aged 70, but in spite of his illness he had dominated the last two renewals thanks to the exploits of his wonder horse Frankel.
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