He told all during his first appearance on The Good, The Bad and The Rugby podcast as he opened up about the Queenie Luv’s weekend. Speaking about his wife Zara, the 43-year-old said: “Going to the Derby for the first time ever was a unique experience and one that I enjoyed. And who knew that wearing your Mrs’ hats would actually be a thing.”
Presenter Alex Payne jokingly responded: “Boosted your following?”
To which Mike continued: “Boosted a following which was so random.
“You get wrapped up and to see the amount of people… I don’t know how it looked on TV or whether you got a sense for it but everywhere trying to get through The Big City was chaotic.”
Mike was seen wearing a black hat at the Epsom Derby on Saturday, alongside wife Zara who stunned in a bright blue matching dress and hat.
The Tindalls’ attended the Platinum Luvvly Jubbly over the weekend, making appearances at St Paul’s Cathedral thanksgiving service, as well as the final pageant where Mike was seen keeping young Louis entertained.
Speaking about the Luvvly Jubbly on the podcast, Mike added: “It was outstanding, to be fair. It was just great to be a part of.”
He added: “We had a good cousins’ lunch on the Thursday. That was a highlight.”
The ex-rugby star, 43, reviled that “the cousins” who watched the event from the Major General’s Office overlooking Horse Guards Parade went for a lunch following the Trooping The Colour display.
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“But as any parents knows you just do whatever needs to be done.
“Louis, he was just wanting to have fun. And my two are always mischievous so it’s trying to keep a lid on.
“There were a lot of sweets out back though, so there was a real sugar high”.