Grand National champion Neptune Collonges will receive a hero's welcome when he returns to the Somerset village of Ditcheat later. Neptune's photo-finish win at Aintree marks another stunning victory for trainer Paul Nicholls.
But the triumph was accompanied by tragedy following the death of Gold Cup winner Synchronised. The horse trained in Gloucestershire by Jonjo O'Neill was fatally injured in a fall at the notorious Becher's Brook.
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The second carnival takes place tonight in the West's Guy Fawkes Carnival Circuit. Many roads in the town will be closed from 6pm.
Bristol based charity Sustrans is warning cyclists to stay safe as clocks go back