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McCoy's fall and the rest of the best pictures from Day Three at Leopardstown

It was another thrilling day of racing at Leopardstown with Bryan Cooper stealing the show.

Tony McCoy and Shane Shortall fall from their mounts in the Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle

Horse Racing - 2014 Leopardstown Christmas Festival - Day Three - Leopardstown Racecourse Source: Niall Carson

McCoy wasn’t staying down though and was straight back up after what looked like a sore one

AP McCoy looks on after falling from Speckled Wood Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

It would take a lot to keep AP down

AP McCoy looks on after falling from Speckled Wood Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Bryan Cooper would lead Identity Thief to The At The Races Maiden Hurdle as the day built up to the Lexus Chase

Identity Thief ridden by Bryan Cooper clears the last fence on his way to winning Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

But that was not before he would lead Lieutenant Colonel to the Christmas Hurdle as well

Lieutenant Colonel ridden by Bryan Cooper on his way to winning Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Paul Townend leads On His Own back to the parade ring after The Lexus Chase

Paul Townend onboard On His Own Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Road To Riches and Sam Winner battle it out as they approach the finish line in the Lexus Chase

Bryan Cooper onboard Road To Riches Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

But it was Bryan Cooper’s steed that pipped it

Bryan Cooper onboard Road To Riches Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Making him a happy man

Bryan Cooper celebrates winning Source: James Crombie/INPHO

And Michael O’Leary an even happier one

Bryan Cooper celebrates with Owner Michael O'Leary Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Cooper’s day at Leopardstown as Road To Riches wins Lexus Chase

Van Gaal frustrated with wasteful finishing, says it will hinder title challenge

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