Spectacular finish to Royal Ascot’s Gold Cup. A series of Peter Mooney’s photo reportage records the Gold Cup highlights. Leading Light, ridden by jockey O’Brien just beats Her Majesty the Queen’s horse Estimate, & beating into 3rd place Missunited. As a knock out crowd of over 65.000 racegoers share their excitement with the Queen. The thrilling race is brilliantly caught on camera by Irish photographer Peter Mooney. The racing images that follow capture the momentum as the horses race to the finish. & the victor Leading Light is led in by the proud owner. The Irish Trainer, Aidan O’Brien’s phenomenal record breaking 6th Gold Cup win. Photograph of Her Majesty the Queen & His Royal Highness, Prince Philip smiling on a happy day at Royal Ascot, shared with so many. Royal Ascot celebrated over 286.000. racegoers this year,2014. However, Channel 4 TV viewing figures were down on 2013. Hats Galore ! the ladies wore a series of brilliant hats, & co-ordinated outfits, as Peter Mooney’s photos illustrate. With Thanks.
Arqana Deauville 2011 Yearling . Toronado winning at Ascot in the Queen Anne Stakes,17th June 2014. Horse bought at the Arqana yearling sales in Deauville in August 2011, for 55.000 euros by Amanda Skiffington. Arqana Summer 2014 Auctions will be in July 2014. Arqana is backed by His Highness the Aga Khan. Toronado owned by Al Shaqab Racing. Trained by Richard Hannon, who trains for H.M. The Queen. Toronado ridden to victory by Richard Hughes. BBC. Sport. Getty Images
Peter Mooney captures this thrilling finish of Kingman, in the St James Palace Stakes, on the 1st day of Royal Ascot 2014. Kingman owned by Mr.Khalid Abdullah. Trained by John Gosden. Jockey James Doyle. In green and white pink cap 1st Photo courtesy Peter Mooney. In Following image Peter Mooney shows Hootenanny winning the Windsor Castle Stakes on the 1st day of Royal Ascot 2014. Trained by Wesley Ward in the USA. ridden by American champion jockey Victor Espinoza.Purple and white silks. Success for Owners D.Smith. Mrs J.Magnier. Mr M.Tabor. The 3rd image shows Sole Power arriving at Royal Ascot King’s Stand Stakes. Owner Mrs.S.Power. Trainer Edward Lynham. Jockey Richard Hughes wearing red and white silks. Image courtesy Peter Mooney. Next fantastic racing image shows Toronado arriving in grand style for Royal Ascot 2014 opening race on the 1st day. Trained by Richard Hannon, trainer to the H.M.The Queen. ridden by Richard Hughes. Owned by Al Shaqab Racing. H.M The Queen in carriage image courtesy Getty Images Image of Ladies in “Bresilien” blue hat & candy pink rose hat thanks & courtesy Peter Mooney. Image of Prince Harry and his pretty cousins Princesses Beatrice & Eugenie, Courtesy ‘Tell Me Boss” Image of Royal Outriders courtesy Ascot Hospitality
Power Survival.Glory. Riveting ancient art that transcends time & cultures. Kallos Gallery has recently been opened by Baron Lorne Thyssen -Bornemisza. May 2014. Showing this Exceptional Corinthian bronze helmet, 6th century BC. All items carefully sourced over the past few years & respecting provenance conventions. Kallos, means Beautiful, in Greek.Davies Street in the heart of London’s Mayfair. Baron Thyssen supports research & archaeology at Oxford university. & is part way through an open university degree in Classics. Photo courtesy Thyssen – Bornemisza. courtesy The Artnewspaper.
Hats Galore. Patricia Underwood was seen strolling in London last week, looking stunning in one of her signature straw boaters. Patricia Underwood bespoke Millinery studio in New York. Photo Albert Giordan. Courtesy Town & Country.
Venice. Anna Paola Cibin’s installation for Venice Marco Polo airport to be inaugurated 13th June 2014. 70 amazing large colourful flying fish part of the “Swimming Air” creation by Anna Paola for Marco Polo airport. Sponsored by the well known Venetian fabric manufacturer Rubelli. The fish are created in velvet repainted using unique techniques. Certain of the fish are in Murano handblown glass. A stunning flight of fish to greet air passengers as they arrive at the Marco Polo Venice airport. Venice highlighting creative art with the Venice Architecture Biennale & the famous Venice Film Festival. Brava to my friend Anna Paola, brilliantissime.
Venice. Anna Paola Cibin decorated fish part of the Swimming Air installation Marco Polo airport Venice 13th June 2014.
Elegant Muse Hotel recently opened boutique hotel set in a large park. Route des Marres, Ramatuelle, just outside the charming Mediterranean resort & harbour of Saint Tropez. 40 kms from Palyvestre airport.
Raffaello Pernici presents a magical ceramic Mermaid in sea blues & greens at Olympia Fine Arts & Antiques Fair, June 2014. The 1930’s ceramic Mermaid by Italian artist Arturo Pannunzio (1891-1953) for VBCM manufacture founded by Vincenzo Bertolotti.
Raffaello Pernici presents a magical 1930’s ceramic mermaid by the Italian artist Arturo Pannunzio at Olympia Fine Arts & Antiques fair June 2014