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How Day 2 of Cheltenham unfolded in 16 images

It’s was Ladies’ Day at Pretbury Park.

There were no doubts about Day 2 as the sun shone from early this morning

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The hats and frocks were out in force for Ladies’ Day

Victoria Ilina

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Jenny Wynne from Leitrim

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Sarah Judge from Silgo and Breonie McMahon from Maynooth

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Warren Gatland had a trip to the races

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The Irish were hoping for more luck…

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And Willie Mullins picked up where he left off yesterday - his son Patrick wins the John Oaskey National Hunt Steeple Chase in the opening race

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But Ruby Walsh could only manage third with Pont Alexandre in the Novices' Hurdle

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A fall for Boston Bob at the last sees Davy Russell and Lord Windermere triumph in the RSA Chase

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No one is surprised when huge favourite Sprinter Sacre wins the Queen Mother Champion Chase

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Fergie flies in to watch his horse I'm Fraam Govan run in the Champion Bumper

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However, it's Ruby who ends the day on a high - romping home on Briar Hill

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