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Winter Racing: Ascot Christmas Meet and Cheltenham Festival special rates

Winter Racing: Ascot Christmas Meet and Cheltenham Festival special rates

The winner of the annual William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award was announced last week as Doped: The Real Life Story of the 1960s Racehorse Doping Gang by Jamie Reid, who is also a columnist for the Financial Times. This is only the second time that a horseracing themed book has taken the […]

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Chris Levine unveils his portrait of Frankel at Ascot Racecourse

A magnificent portrait of Frankel by leading light artist Chris Levine has been unveiled at Ascot Racecourse. It will be on show to the public at tomorrow’s QIPCO British Champions Day. Chris Levine has created a number of iconic portraits of high profile people including The Queen and fashion model Kate Moss.  This portrait is […]

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A preview of stunning equestrian art by Nichola Eddery marks the start of Royal Ascot

By LAURA TOOGOOD Last night I attended the Private View of recent work by Nichola Eddery. The Honorary Chairman Sir Peter O’Sullevan CBE and The Directors of The Osborne Studio Gallery hosted an evening soiree to showcase the wonderful talent of this artist. Guests arriving at the Motcomb Street gallery were greeted by wine and […]

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Searching for the perfect hat or fascinator to hire? Look no further than The Hat Club

Listen up Ladies! Whether you are attending a wedding this summer, hitting the race season in style or planning a sophisticated outfit for Henley, finding a striking hat or fascinator will be top of your list. Plenty of people have griped about the difficulties of sourcing a suitable hat in London and we are therefore […]

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Get your diaries ready for our highlights of the British summer social calendar

With much of the British countryside bathed in beautiful sunshine during the Bank Holiday weekend, The Sloaney team has started to feel very excited about the summer social season. The calendar is already jam-packed with exciting launches and prestigious events to attend. Last week, we welcomed a new member to The Sloaney team with Katie Ann […]

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Sporting an ensemble at Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Henley and the Chap Olympiad

Our Fashion Editor, Chloe Coco Arnold, adds a dash of humour to her preview of the summer’s best social events. Whether or not you are an avid follower of summer sporting events – and I don’t mean ones where you drip any perspiration – outdoor activities seem to be the central theme in the social calendar […]