• Racegoers arrive at Haydock Park in good time on a glorious summer's day
  • Those inside wet their whistle and soak up the atmosphere
  • While all is serene around the parade ring
  • Graham Cunningham and Jim McGrath are in situ for The Morning Line
  • The pair give viewers the heads-up on the action
  • The Curragh is looking resplendent ahead of racing
  • Glassatura takes the gloss of proceedings for punters in the opener though
  • Classic Colori appears to have the upper hand but.....
  • Albaqaa takes the first at Haydock in controversial circumstances
  • An ashen-faced David Bergin returns to the weighing room
  • Back at the Curragh Coach House obliges at odds-on
  • Hitchens then struck a blow for the English in the Greenlands Stakes
  • Van Percy (noseband) and Cathy Gannon squeeze between runners to score
  • Looks like someone's backed a winner.........
  • Shebebi leads them in the Silver Bowl
  • and stays on well under a strong ride from Liam Jones
  • Magician leads the field in the Irish 2000 Guineas
  • and records a ready success
  • Time to pose for his adoring fans
  • Time for the trophy presentation
  • Before the winning jockey gets to pose with the sparkly trophy
  • Kingsgate Native powers home in the Temple Stakes
  • but it is tight whichever way you look at it.
  • Luke Morris and Chester Aristocrat get the better of William Buick and Saloomy
  • Fiesolana and Shane B Kelly stop Captain Joy delivering on his name
  • A bird's eyes view of Billy Lee and Roca Tumu

Sizzling Saturday

Racegoers arrive at Haydock Park in good time on a glorious summer's day