Flight to catch

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Drama. Daryl Jacob wins his first race of the meeting, then breaks his knee when Port Melon crashes into the running rail on the way to the start of the next. Davy Russell, fired in mid-season by Gigginstown, wins three on the day, two for Gigginstown and the Gold Cup on longshot Lord Windermere for Jim Culloty, who won three Gold Cups on Best Mate. After celebrating, stewards announced an enquiry, Culloty stopped in mid-sentence and said, “We haven’t won it yet.” The pink armband, signifying the leading jockey at the meet, winds up in the ambulance when Ruby Walsh breaks his right arm in the first. McCoy limps home once again. And that’s just part of it. Full report when I get home.