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£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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