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High five for Victoria Pendleton in Foxhunter Chase

Victoria Pendleton on Pacha Du Polder celebrates winning the Betfair Switching Saddles Hunter Chase at Wincanton Racecourse, Somerset. Credit: PA

Victoria Pendleton has finished fifth in the in the St James's Place Foxhunter Chase riding Somerset trained, Pacha Du Polder.

The olympian's journey from track cyclist to jockey is one of the most remarkable sporting stories of the year.

12 months ago Pendleton had never ridden a race horse, and now's she's finished 5th at one of the world's most prestigious races.

£1 million horse Cue Card falls at Gold Cup race

Dorset's Cue Card has fallen during the Cheltenham Gold Cup, losing out on a £1million bonus.

He was one of the leading fancies for the blue riband event.

He's trained by Colin Tizzard at his stables at Milborne Port on the Dorset & Somerset border.

Cue Card will compete for the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Credit: ITV West Country

The race was won by Don Cossack ridden by jockey Bryan Cooper.

Don Cossack ridden by Bryan Cooper on the way to winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase. Credit: David Davies / PA
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