Queen Elizabeth’s close friend and longtime horse racing advisor dies on Day of Prince Philip’s Funeral at the age of 86 years old. Sir Michael Oswald became manager of the Royal Studs in 1970 and remained in the role for 28 years.
Queen Elizabeth is saying another difficult goodbye.
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Sir Michael Oswald died from a long illness on Saturday, further adding to the monarch’s heartbreak. He died at the age of 86 years old.
The Queen’s racing adviser John Warren said: “Sir Michael did a magnificent job managing the Royal Studs for so long.”
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“He was deeply committed to the studs, the Queen, and the Queen Mother. He was extraordinarily enthusiastic and got such a buzz out of all the royal winners.”
While attending the funeral, In keeping with pandemic guidelines, the Queen and members of the congregation wore face masks and sat six feet apart. Sitting inside the chapel, the Queen could be seen with her face down, only the top of her black hat visible.
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Oswald was the Queen’s close friend and longtime horse racing advisor. He died the same day that Prince Philip was laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. In the 2020 New Year Honours list, Oswald was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO).
Besides, he studied history at King’s College, Cambridge. Michael Oswald served as a captain in the 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, and briefly worked for a City merchant bank before joining a subsidiary of pharmaceutical conglomerate Fisons, the Times reports.
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Michael Oswald became manager of the Royal Studs in 1970 and remained in the role for 28 years, in addition to acting as a racing manager to the Queen Mother and jumps adviser for the Queen.
Sir Michael’s widow, Lady Angela — who was a lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother for many years — remembered her husband in an article for the Racing Post.
Furthermore, She told the Racing Post: ‘He always said he had the most wonderful job anybody could ever have had and that for all his working life he was simply doing what he would have done had he been a rich man who didn’t have to work.’
BiograhyData.org has no evidence for his net worth, but it will be updated soon.
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