Dawn Run wins Cheltenham Gold Cup
Winner of the Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup, Dawn Run (no. 14) in third place at the last fence trailing behind Wayward Lad (no.12), who came in in second place, and Forgive n' Forget (no.6), who came in in third place. Dawn Run came through to make racing history by becoming the first horse tom complete the Champion Hurdle/Gold Cup double.
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Lester Piggott rides Derby winner
The finish of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, Surrey: Never Say Die (foreground), ridden by Lester Piggott, leads from Arabian Night (behind), ridden by Tommy Gosling, and the favourite Darius, ridden by E. Mercer. Never Say Die, a 33-1 outsider, won the race.
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Veteran Australian jockey A Breasley gets a "well done" pat on the back from the owner, Lady Zia Wernher, as he unsaddles Charlottown after his victory in the Derby at Epsom. Smiling in the background of the group in the unsaddling enclosure is Sir Harold Wernher.
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