Funeral of Sir Henry Cecil

He was one of the biggest names in horse racing and died from cancer earlier this month at the age of 70.

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Mourners gather for Sir Henry Cecil's funeral

Sir Henry Cecil's coffin arrives at St Agnes' Church in Newmarket Credit: ITV Anglia

The funeral of Newmarket racing trainer Sir Henry Cecil has taken place this morning.

Close family and friends were in attendance at the private ceremony to mourn the loss of one of the sport's greatest characters.

Family and friends watch on as the coffin is lifted from the hearse Credit: ITV Anglia

There are plans for a public service celebrating his life and many achievements at a later date, but this was a very private affair.

The coffin is taken into the Church Credit: ITV Anglia

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