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Queen's horse Estimate fails drugs test

A racehorse owned by the Queen has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced.

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Racehorse owned by Queen tests positive for morphine

Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced.

Initial indications are that the positive test resulted from the consumption of a contaminated feed product, the palace said.

Queen Elizabeth II pats her horse Estimate after it won the Gold Cup in 2013. Credit: PA

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