Making waves: Ocean Tempest and Adam Kirby take the Lincoln in decisive fashion at Doncaster

African Story heads Maktoum clean sweep

Sheikh Mohammed’s horse takes Dubai World Cup as his family clean up the minor places

Kieren Fallon has a winning partnership with Prince Bishop

Prince ready to prove ruler of World

Heavy rain at Doncaster has changed the ground to soft and led to three withdrawals from the Lincoln, the traditional curtain-raiser to the Flat turf season, including the ante-post favourite Captain Cat.

Grandeur will need spring in step for winter glory

A good start will be as important as a good finish for Grandeur, favourite for the Winter Derby at Lingfield.

Jockey Martin Harley remains in hospital following a fall at Lingfield on Wednesday

Jockey Martin Harley situation 'not as serious as first feared' after nasty fall at Lingfield on Wednesday

Harley remains in St George's Hospital in Tooting but Paul Struthers confirms further assessments have shown initial fears have been played down

Davy Russell celebrates after riding Lord Windermere to victory in yesterday’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, edging On His Own in a photo finish

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Late run for Lord ends with Gold for Davy Russell

20-1 shot trumps favourites in dramatic finale to give trainer Culloty rare double

Daryl Jacob was taken to hospital after being thrown through the rails by Port Melon

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Tiger rolls with ease as Paul Nicholls curses his luck

On this day last year, Davy Russell was nursing a punctured lung as Our Conor and emerging young riding star Bryan Cooper took Cheltenham by storm with a breathtaking win in the Triumph Hurdle.

Ruby Walsh broke his arm after he came off Abbyssial in yesterday’s first race

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Culloty puckers up to his new best mate while Ruby Walsh is hit by karma

“Give me a kiss,” said winning jockey to winning trainer in the post-race carnival. “Where do you want it?” asked Jim Culloty of Davy Russell. Momentarily formal conventions had been suspended, as had belief.

Neil Warnock pour the bubbly, while Simon Clare and David Stevens of Coral and Alan Brazil lift their glasses

Neil Warnock: Three winners out of six... you can put me down as a red-hot tipster the next time the Cheltenham Festival comes around

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Cheltenham Festival 2014 Diary: Will Scu be the Dude at Aintree?

Everybody expected Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty and AP McCoy, with around 100 Cheltenham Festival  successes between them, to be among the winners again this week and they haven’t disappointed.

Davy Russell celebrates after riding Lord Windermere to victory in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase on Gold Cup day at the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Lord Windermere comes from last place to win Gold Cup

Last year's RSA Chase hero just prevailed from On His Own after an amazing run to the line

Ruby Walsh on Abbyssial falls in the JCB Triumph Hurdle during the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Ruby Walsh breaks arm after dramatic fall during Triumph Hurdle

It means a premature end to the festival for the jockey

The great Arkle with Pat Taaffe on board (left) beats Mill House under Willie Robinson in the 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup

Cheltenham Diary: Can Martin Pipe finally win his dad's race?

When Cheltenham named a race after Martin Pipe in 2009, it seemed a near certainty that son David, a chip off the old block when it comes to readying one for a valuable handicap, would soon be farming "Dad's race" on a regular basis.

Silviniaco Conti belongs at the top table

Cheltenham Festival 2014: Silviniaco Conti has class to show Bobs real worth

George VI winner can deny Nicky Henderson a repeat Gold Cup

More Of That ridden by Barry Geraghty (right) before winning the Ladbrokes World Hurdle ahead of Annie Power ridden by Ruby Walsh

Cheltenham Festival 2014: More Of That eases past lady and the champ to take World by surprise

Big Buck's finally gives best to younger legs and hearts, while Irish mare Annie Power beaten in to second place

Big Bucks who has been retired today by trainer Paul Nicholls on St Patrick's Thursday during the Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham Festival 2014: ‘Big Bucks is the people’s horse and came back safe and sound’

Trainer Paul Nicholls retired the defeated horse after the World Hurdle

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