• The welcome mats are out
  • The flower beds resplendent
  • In all parts of the course
  • And all we need are some horses!
  • Braidley storms clear of the field in the nursery
  • To record a cosy success for jockey Ted Durcan
  • The weather isn't playing ball
  • But a thrilling finish to the conditions stakes brightens the mood
  • It's close whichever way you look at it
  • Harry Bentley and Lightning Thunder get the call after a photo finish
  • Justineo makes all in the Crown Hotel Bawtry Scarborough Stakes
  • Roger Varian and William Buick reflect on a job well done
  • Later commenting that Justineo could be a sprinter to be reckoned with
  • Pelmanism and Gay Kelleway appear to have the legends' race in safe keeping
  • Only for Dana's Present (white blaze) to come from the clouds
  • Under a jubilant Willie Supple
  • Willie Carson and Lester Piggott appear to be enjoying the occasion
  • Out Of Bounds puts Godolphin and Silvestre de Sousa on the scoresheet
  • Breton Rock leads home One Word More and the chasing pack
  • William Buick doubles up for the day as Sir Pedro takes the scalp of Commanche

St Leger Festival day one

The welcome mats are out