• A rare moment of quiet before the racegoers invade Prestbury Park in their thousands...
  • It doesn't matter which method you use in order to find those winners
  • It will be somewhat busier around 3 o'clock this afternoon
  • Lily Allen is without a smile for the cameras...
  • and on that bombshell here's Jeremy Clarkson arriving at the course
  • They do say imitation is the greatest form of flattery...
  • Kirsty Gallacher brings a touch of glamour to proceedings
  • The Princess Royal arrives at Prestbury Park
  • Let's hope he's investing wisely...
  • The sun shines off the statue of Dawn Run
  • Zara Tindall shares a joke with leading owner Trevor Hemmings
  • The field for the JCB Triumph Hurdle are in full flight...
  • Ruby Walsh and Abbyssial come to grief in the JCB Triumph Hurdle
  • Ruby Walsh feels the agony of injury and his Festival being brought to a premature close
  • Tiger Roll stays on stoutly up the rail...
  • as the crowd roar the Gigginstown horse home
  • Davy Russell has his head down as he pushes out to victory...
  • and it's hands up to a worthy winner of the prize
  • Jimmy Carr and Richard Bacon watch the action from the stands
  • The field begin their charge in the County Hurdle
  • and it's a rare moment of joy for Paul Nicholls as Lac Fontana stays on stoutly up the hill...
  • Daryl Jacob is all smiles on his return
  • and Clifford Baker joins in the fun with Lac Fontana in the winners enclosure
  • But Port Melon was to unseat Jacob ahead of the Albert Bartlett and cause serious injury to the rider
  • Deputy Dan bravely tries to see out the trip in the Albert Bartlett...
  • but Leighton Aspell begins to fear the worst as Very Wood makes his move...
  • and it's the old firm of Paul Carberry and Noel Meade that taste victory with Very Wood
  • Tom Scudamore and David Pipe return after Kings Palace took a spill at the last
  • Knockara Beau takes them along in the early stages of the Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • Triolo D'Alene (Tony McCoy) enjoys a cut at his fences along with The Giant Bolster (Tom Scudamore)
  • Lord Windermere negotiates the early fences smartly under Davy Russell
  • Silviniaco Conti and Bobs Worth are committed for home early...
  • but the tiring pair have no answer as the closers deliver their challenges...
  • On His Own and Lord WIndermere bring the race to a thrilling climax....
  • and it's Davy Russell who can toast a famous victory on the 20/1 chance
  • Davy Russell and Lord Windermere calmly return to the winners enclosure...
  • while Jim Culloty has his arms aloft having won the race as both trainer and jockey
  • Davy Russell and Jim Culloty embrace after the result is confirmed
  • Davy Russell with the Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • Jim Culloty and Davy Russell receive their presentation along with owner Ronan Lambe
  • It's not hard to guess which horse Lily Allen had on her ticket!
  • Tammys Hill picks up Carsonstowns Boy in a scintillating renewal of the Foxhunter Chase
  • Connections of Tammys Hill celebrate their win in style
  • Don Poli adds to a brilliant day for Gigginstown Stud in the Martin Pipe Conditional Hurdle...
  • and Mikey Fogarty becomes the latest Irish rider to don the tricolour
  • Claret Cloak (13) makes a bold bid under Noel Fehily in the Grand Annual Chase...
  • though he has no answers to the late surge of Savello...
  • and Davy Russell completes a fine day for Gigginstown and himself

Cheltenham Festival: Day 4

A rare moment of quiet before the racegoers invade Prestbury Park in their thousands...