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Bobs Worth wins Gold Cup

Bobs Worth, the 11-4 favourite ridden by Barry Geraghty, has won horse racing's famous Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival.

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Giant Paddy Power pants fly high over Cheltenham

A test flight for Paddy Power's first light aircraft - a 63ft high balloon in the form of a giant pair of flying green Y-fronts - has been successful.

The aircraft is modelled on the bookmaker's legendary 'lucky pants'. Credit: David Parry/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Paddy Power spokesman said: "Our flying y-fronts provide an unrivalled view of the action for punters, as well as hopefully giving anyone in the grandstand a sight to remember and a bit of Irish luck“.

Further special appearances and flights are planned at major sporting events throughout the year.

The pants comes back down to earth at the Cheltenham Festival Credit: David Parry/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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