Racecourse owned by Brexiteer calls Gina Miller 'awkward defiant b***h' in a tweet

PUBLISHED: 14:27 27 September 2019 | UPDATED: 14:27 27 September 2019

Gina Miller on Question Time. Photograph: BBC.

Gina Miller on Question Time. Photograph: BBC.

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A racecourse company owned by a Brexiteer lord has apologised after someone using its Twitter account made insulting comments about Gina Miller.

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The Twitter feed belonging to Cartmel Racecourse in Lancashire responded to comments about Miller's Question Time appearance, calling her an "awkward defiant b***h" and insulting her marital life.

Cartmel Racecourse has issued a statement saying it apologised "if these unauthorised social media tweets caused any upset or offence".

Businesswomen and pro-EU campaigner Gina Miller was on BBC's Question Time following her second court win against the government, which found that Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully in proroguing parliament.

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Cartmel Racecourse has apologised 'if' the tweets calling Miller a 'b****' caused any offence. Picture: TwitterCartmel Racecourse has apologised 'if' the tweets calling Miller a 'b****' caused any offence. Picture: Twitter

Responding to Twitter commentary about her appearance, the @Cartmelrace Twitter account said: "She needs to accept the referendum result. No wonder she can't keep a husband. On number 4 now apparently! What an awkward defiant bitch."

Another tweet - this time using the hashtag #bbqt - added: "Gina Miller caused all of the chaos three years and and has the gall to sit here now! Somebody needs to call her out. JUST ACCEPT THE REFERENDUM RESULT".

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Cartmel Racecourse later tweeted that there had been an "unauthorised use" of the Twitter account.

Tweets from the Cartmel Racecourse account sent these insults about Gina Miller. Picture: TwitterTweets from the Cartmel Racecourse account sent these insults about Gina Miller. Picture: Twitter

The racecourse is situated on the Holker Estate in Cartmel, which is owned by Lord Cavendish, a vocal Brexiteer.

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