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Beeves ridden by Sean Quinlan leads the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples

Beeves ridden by Sean Quinlan leads the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples

Beeves ridden by Sean Quinlan leads the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Davy Russell kisses the trophy as he celebrates after winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Davy Russell kisses the trophy as he celebrates after winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Davy Russell kisses the trophy as he celebrates after winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Balko Des Flos ridden by Davy Russell before winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Balko Des Flos ridden by Davy Russell before winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Balko Des Flos ridden by Davy Russell before winning the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Racegoers celebrates during the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers celebrates during the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers celebrates during the 14:50 Ryanair Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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General view of bets being placed before the 14:10 Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

General view of bets being placed before the 14:10 Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

General view of bets being placed before the 14:10 Pertemps Network Final Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers at Cheltenham Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers at Cheltenham Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers at Cheltenham Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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The Last Samurai ridden by David Bass and Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clear a fence during the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

The Last Samurai ridden by David Bass and Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clear a fence during the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

The Last Samurai ridden by David Bass and Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clear a fence during the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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General view of a racegoer before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

General view of a racegoer before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

General view of a racegoer before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Paul Townend falls from Bonbon Au Miel during the 14:10 RSA Insurance Novices' Chase. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Paul Townend falls from Bonbon Au Miel during the 14:10 RSA Insurance Novices' Chase. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Paul Townend falls from Bonbon Au Miel during the 14:10 RSA Insurance Novices' Chase. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Zara Tindall during Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Zara Tindall during Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Zara Tindall during Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clears the last fence to win the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples

Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clears the last fence to win the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples

Tiger Roll ridden by K M Donoghue clears the last fence to win the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase (Cross Country Chase). REUTERS/Darren Staples
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A racegoer poses for a photograph before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer poses for a photograph before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer poses for a photograph before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Racegoers react as they watch the racing. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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K M Donoghue celebrates winning the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase on Tiger Roll. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

K M Donoghue celebrates winning the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase on Tiger Roll. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

K M Donoghue celebrates winning the 16:10 Glenfarclas Chase on Tiger Roll. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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A racegoer chases her hat before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer chases her hat before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer chases her hat before the racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Bleu Berry ridden by Mark Walsh before going on to win the 14:50 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Bleu Berry ridden by Mark Walsh before going on to win the 14:50 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Bleu Berry ridden by Mark Walsh before going on to win the 14:50 Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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A racegoers poses for a photograph before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoers poses for a photograph before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoers poses for a photograph before racing. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Jack Kennedy celebrates riding Samcro to victory in the 13.30 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Jack Kennedy celebrates riding Samcro to victory in the 13.30 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Jack Kennedy celebrates riding Samcro to victory in the 13.30 Ballymore Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoer before racing. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoer before racing. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoer before racing. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Barry Geraghty celebrates on Buveur D'Air after winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Barry Geraghty celebrates on Buveur D'Air after winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Barry Geraghty celebrates on Buveur D'Air after winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Harry Cobden falls off Slate House during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Harry Cobden falls off Slate House during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Harry Cobden falls off Slate House during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers look on during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers look on during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers look on during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Buveur D'Air ridden by Barry Geraghty (L) before winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Buveur D'Air ridden by Barry Geraghty (L) before winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Buveur D'Air ridden by Barry Geraghty (L) before winning the 15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the Cheltenham Festival. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Coo Star Sivola ridden by Lizzie Kelly before winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Coo Star Sivola ridden by Lizzie Kelly before winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Coo Star Sivola ridden by Lizzie Kelly before winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Footpad after winning the 14:10 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Footpad after winning the 14:10 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Footpad after winning the 14:10 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers look on during the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers look on during the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers look on during the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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General view of a racegoer with a 'CHELTENHAM SURVIVAL PACK'. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

General view of a racegoer with a 'CHELTENHAM SURVIVAL PACK'. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

General view of a racegoer with a 'CHELTENHAM SURVIVAL PACK'. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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A racegoer during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A racegoer during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Benie Des Dieux ridden by Ruby Walsh during the 16:10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Benie Des Dieux ridden by Ruby Walsh during the 16:10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Benie Des Dieux ridden by Ruby Walsh during the 16:10 OLBG Mares' Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers sit on benches. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers sit on benches. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Racegoers sit on benches. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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Racegoers during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Racegoers during the 13:30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Lizzie Kelly celebrates on Coo Star Sivola after winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Lizzie Kelly celebrates on Coo Star Sivola after winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Lizzie Kelly celebrates on Coo Star Sivola after winning the 14:50 Ultima Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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