Queen Elizabeth II of England has a well-documented affinity for horses. Seriously, she loves horses enough for the BBC to produce an hour-long documentary called "The Queen: A Passion for Horses".
She owns several racing horses, including Estimate, the winner of the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup. Estimate, though, recently tested positive for morphine, a banned substance, according to the BBC.
No, the Queen's horse is not addicted to opiates. It turns out that more than a dozen horses in Britain have tested positive for morphine because of a batch of tainted feed. The feed manufacturer just got very unlucky that one of those horses happened to belong to the most famous woman in England.
- Dan Gartland