Horse dressed in tweed suit ahead of UK’s Cheltenham Festival

Horse dressed in tweed suit
Horse dressed in tweed suit

Lambourn (England): In what could be an out of the box stuff, veteran racehorse Morestead upped the style stakes for this year’s Cheltenham Festival by modelling the word’s first Harris Tweed suit designed for a racehorse.

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Complete with a flat cap and tie, Morestead wore the three-piece suit alongside champion jockey AP McCoy. Bookmaker William Hill commissioned former Alexander McQueen apprentice Emma Sandham-King with making the suit, which took four weeks to make and used up more than 18 metres (59 feet) of tweed.

Britain’s Cheltenham Festival, a horse racing event held each year in the western English county of Gloucestershire, kicks off on March 15.

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(With Reuters inputs)


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