The history of why the last day of the event is called Ladies Day is believed to date back to Queen Anne who found the races at Ascot on a similar principal. According to the Ascot website “Whilst out riding near Windsor Castle she came upon an area of open heath that looked, in her words, ‘ideal for horses to gallop at full stretch’”.
BBC Studios says it’s now sold more than 300 hours of programming to African broadcasters, including flagship titles Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II.
The network is offering what it claims to be “the UK’s lowest monthly prices with no upfront costs” on some models and says customers will be able to roll-over unused data every month.
The broadcaster, which owns ten channels including Dave, W and GOLD, has been steadily moving away from back catalogue acquisitions in favour of original UK commissions and first-run major US imports in recent years.