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Cheltenham Festival 2018: Gold Cup day – live!

Richard Johnson prevailed in an epic battle with Nico De Boinville’s Might Bite to win the week’s biggest race, while Gordon Elliott and Davy Russell took the top trainer and jockey prizes

6.41pm GMT

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5.56pm GMT

That’s about it from the Festival. Hasn’t it flown by? There have been plenty of highlights – Altior, Samcro, Footpad, Balko Des Flos, Buveur D’Air, Penhill, Presenting Percy, Lizzie Kelly, Davy Russell, Jack Kennedy, Bridget Andrews, Willie Mullins v Gordon Elliott – but nothing tops the Gold Cup, Native River beating Might Bite in a race-long duel.

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