Cheltenham Festival Day Four: Gold Cup Day Live Results
Favourite Bobs Worth won the BetFred Cheltenham Gold Cup by seven lengths.
Bobs Worth, trained by Nicky Henderson, was ridden by Barry Geraghty who expressed his concern over the conditions of injured jockey JT McNamara after the race.
Sir Des Champs, ridden by AP McCoy finished second while Long Run took an early lead but could not hold on.
Silvianico Conti, ridden by Ruby Walsh fell with three to go while Monbeg Dude, part owned by Gloucester rugby players James Simpson-Daniel and Mike Tindall and ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies trailed off.
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In a dramatic finish, Oscar Delta threw jockey Jane Mangan with less than a furlong left and favourite Salsify came from behind to win the extended three mile CGA Foxhunter Steeplechase at 4pm on Gold Cup Day.
Salsify, in the hands of Colm Sweeney was favourite for this race amongst the 28 horses riding and also backed by Herbert.
Divine Intavention was second, Cottage Oak came third and Doctor Kingsley finished fourth.
In the 2.40 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle strong favourite At Fishers Cross, ridden by AP McCoy, took the lead with one to jump to win in emphatic style.
McCoy's thoughts were with the injured JT McNamara in the post-race interview however.
African Gold, with the in-form Sam Twiston-Davies on board, finished second and Inish Island, ridden by Ruby Walsh was third.
Ted Veale, with two-time winning jockey Bryan Cooper coated in mud on board, came from behind to overhaul Tennis Cap at the final hurdle to win the 2.05 Vincent O'Brien Handicap Hurdle.
This result chalked up a third victory for Cooper at Cheltenham Festival.
David Casey riding Tennis Cap was backed by Herbert and led from the start of the race, before finishing second.
Manyriverstocross was third and Shadow Catcher was fourth.
Denis O'Regan aboard Cotton Mill was favourite for the race but didn't live up to expectations.
With one to go Our Conor streaked ahead to a convincing victory in the 1.30 JCB Triumph Hurdle with winning jockey Bryan Cooper on board.
Far West was second, while Sametegal finished third.
Diakali, who had a comfortable lead for some part of the race, finished fourth.
Favourite Rolling Star, backed by racing editor Jonathan Herbert could not stay in touch with the front runners.
A maximum field of 24 riders will run the two and half mile extended Martin Pipe Conditional Jockey's Handicap Hurdle at 4.40. Gevrey Chambertin is the bookies' favourite at odds of 13/2, but Ma Filleule, backed by Herbert, may come good with odds of 10/1.
The final race of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival is the extended two mile Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase at 17.15. 24 fiders have been confirmed, and Alderwood is leading the market, with 6/1 odds. Herbert has also backed Alderwood who may be ridden by McCoy.