Kate Middleton and Prince William's first foreign tour with Prince George begins to take shape, as the couple are invited to first event in Australia.
Kate Middleton and Prince William are looking ahead to 2014, as the itinerary for their upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand begins to take shape.
With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expected to take Prince George along for the ride in April, planning is underway for the family’s first trip abroad.
Let the outfit planning commence!
Kate and Wills have been invited to Sydney’s Royal Randwick racecourse during their 10-day stop in Aus.
‘We are expecting William and Kate to attend the championships on April 19th for the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes,’ a racing insider told The Telegraph.
While racing NSW chairman John Messara has apparently been working quietly behind the scenes to confirm the royal visit, and has even been to Buckingham Palace to present the idea to the Queen.
The Duke and Duchess won’t have to spend long choosing which horse to back on the day either, as the Queen’s Gai Waterhouse-trained Carlton House is set to race.
Confirming the couple’s landmark tour in the New Year, a Kensington Palace statement read: ‘The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit New Zealand and Australia in April 2014.
‘Their Royal Highnesses have been invited to visit by the New Zealand and Australian governments. Further details on the exact dates and itinerary will be issued in due course.’
The three-and-a-half week tour has already been compared to the trip made by Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales in 1983, when they embarked on a six-week trip with Prince William, when he wasn’t much older than baby George.
Aww. Her own wardrobe aside, we can’t wait to see the outfits Kate picks out for George!