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The Irish leave Cheltenham with a bang as AP bows out - The best pics from Day 4

It’s all over for another year.

The champagne was flowing on Gold Cup day

Source: EMPICS Sport

And the food looked pretty decent too, if you’re into that fiddly kind of stuff

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Chef Albert Roux was doing the rounds to meet and greet his guests

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England’s Mike Tindall was spotted with wife Zara today

Source: Joe Giddens

While Denis Hurley represented the Irish rugby contingent

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

After a week of decent weather, the heavens opened early on Friday

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There were four more Irish winners to take the week’s total to 12, including Martello Tower in the Grade 1 Albert Bartlett

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

But the day belonged to the novice Coneygree who won the Gold Cup in the hands of Nico de Boinville

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Killultagh Vic’s win in the hands of young Luke Dempsey gave Willie Mullins a record eighth win of the week

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Chanelle McCoy watched on anxiously as husband AP tried to score one last winner in his final Festival race before retirement

Source: Joe Giddens

But Ned Buntline could only finish fourth and the master, the legend, bade his final farewell to jump racing’s showpiece

Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Ruby Walsh has to settle for second as Coneygree makes history in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Willie Mullins just had the most dominant week in Cheltenham history – and here’s the proof

For a second, AP McCoy’s final Cheltenham race looked set for a fairytale finish

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