Full list of British sport cancelled or postponed following Queen Elizabeth II's death

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Horse Racing

Horse Racing was The Queen’s passion and regularly attended events as well as being an owner and breeder. It was confirmed on Thursday by The British Horseracing Authority that all events up and down the nation would be suspended for two days.


Tributes will be made for Queen Elizabeth II throughout the remainder of the tournament but matches will go ahead as planned. A photo montage of The Queen was played on the big screens ahead of the first women’s semi-final on Thursday evening.


The Italian Grand Prix appears set to go ahead as planned despite there being numerous UK-based F1 teams up and down the grid. Drivers and team principals joined F1 president Stefano Domenicali in paying tribute to The Queen on Thursday evening.


Friday’s weigh-in for Savannah Marshall’s blockbuster fight with Claressa Shields will take place behind closed doors. A final decision is yet to be made on whether the scheduled fight for Saturday at The O2 will go ahead as planned.

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