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Fergie time, Royal selfies and AP's farewell sealed with a kiss - Best pics from Cheltenham Day 3

At least somebody backed a few winners.

Alex Ferguson and  Bryan Robson had plenty to smile about — a rare occurrence for the Manchester United men these days

Source: Joe Giddens

Zara Tindall was deep in concentration

Horse Racing - 2015 Cheltenham Festival - St Patrick's Day - Cheltenham Racecourse Source: Joe Giddens

… but still had time for a Royal selfie or two

Horse Racing - 2015 Cheltenham Festival - St Patrick's Day - Cheltenham Racecourse Source: Joe Giddens

On the course, Vautour put in a magnificent performance to win the JLT Novices’ Chase for Ruby Walsh, Willie Mullins and the Riccis

Vautour ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the race Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

With time running out, AP McCoy finally got his first win of the week on board Uxizandre in the Ryanair

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There was time for a quick word of congratulations with owner JP McManus…

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… And a kiss from wife Chanelle before AP was back in the saddle for the feature race, the World Hurdle

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That went to the 14/1 outsider Cole Harden, ridden by Gavin Sheehan — his first ever win at the Festival

Horse Racing - 2015 Cheltenham Festival - St Patrick's Day - Cheltenham Racecourse Source: EMPICS Sport

Later in the afternoon, there was another big moment for Jamie Codd who steered The Package to the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir — the Wexford man’s second win of the week.

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