Somerset trainer David Pipe has claimed his first winner of the Cheltenham Festival. 33-1 Western Warhorse came home in the 2:05 Racing Post Arkel CHallenge Trophy Chase.
The result is already a marked improvement for David's yard after he failed to land a single winner at last year's festival.
Its Ladies Day at Cheltenham and the crowds have been out not only to watch the racing but to inspect the fashions
The first day of the Cheltenham Festival has attracted huge crowds today. Among them some famous faces.
The sun was out at Cheltenham today as the final preparations were made for the start of the festival on Tuesday