It’s 100 years since women got the vote.
In 1918, around 8.4 million women were able to vote in the UK.
Plus, women were able to be elected to the House of Commons for the first time.
Now, you may know racing’s large part in this story.
At the Epsom Derby in 1913, the elite was gathered to watch a day’s racing involving the King’s horse, Anmer.
But instead, they ended up witnessing a death.
The death was of Emily Davison, a prominent suffragette.
But there is fierce debate about whether she did indeed intend to die for the cause.
There are a number of fascinating theories.
We have the full story for you to read today.
In our fascinating and timely article by Patrick Lynch. And it’s free to read.
And while you’re here, take a look at this…
We’ve compiled some of the biggest secrets in racing – courtesy of the betting teams who have been making huge sums from the sport for decades.
And we want to share them with you.
It’s all free.
All the best,
The Race Advisor