Warming up in the snow at Cheltenham

Horses from Henry de Bromhead's stable exercise on the gallops
Horses from Henry de Bromhead's stable exercise on the gallops Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

With the first race being delayed by only 5 minutes, horses at Cheltenham have started warming up despite the snow.

Thousands of spectators are expected for the Gold Cup week.

Read: Snow causes travel disruption.

Sizing Australia (left) and Sizing Europe make their way to the gallops
Sizing Australia (left) and Sizing Europe make their way to the gallops Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

The Cheltenham Festival will open later amid warnings for race goers to leave extra time due to the poor weather.

Read: Cheltenham Festival gets the go-ahead.

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