How about an Aintree burial for horse-searching monarch?
It appears York, London and Leicester are desperate to obtain King Richard's bones.
The historians wrote when he fell off his horse while fighting at the Battle of Bosworth.
As he lay on the ground, Henry, Earl of Richmond, approached him.
As Henry drew his sword to administer the coup de grace, Richard is quoted as saying "a horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse".
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These were the poor king's last words.
I feel his bones should be interred at Beechers Brook, at Aintree.
There he would be at peace at last with the horses he wished for before meeting his maker after spending all those years under a council car park. At least he would get his last wish – the galloping of the horses' hooves in the distance, then jumping straight over his royal bones – what a fitting end.
They could even change the name from Beechers Brook to Dick's Dyke.
John M Cox, Leicester.