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Frost, Frodon, Gemmell and Park – it’s the stuff of fairytales at Cheltenham

Bryony Frost gives Ryanair Chase hero Frodon a well-deserved kiss

The third day of the Festival is dubbed St Patrick’s Thursday, but it really should have been Fairytale Thursday as jockey Bryony Frost and owner Andrew Gemmell – who has been blind from birth – made the headlines. Here Press Association Sport looks back on another thrilling day at the ‘greatest show on turf’.

Robert Robinson from Belfast gives a reminder just in case you didn't get the St Patrick's theme memo
Robert Robinson from Belfast gives a reminder just in case you didn’t get the St Patrick’s theme memo (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Lady's first! It wasn't to be Rachael Blackmore's day on Monalee (right) but she was among the first to congratulate Bryony Frost after Frodon's Ryanair Chase win
Lady’s first! It wasn’t to be Rachael Blackmore’s day on Monalee (right) but she was among the first to congratulate Bryony Frost after Frodon’s Ryanair Chase win (Paul Harding/PA)
Andrew Gemmell, owner of Paisley Park, celebrates after his Sun Racing Stayers' Hurdle victory
Andrew Gemmell, owner of Paisley Park, celebrates after his Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle victory (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Aidan Coleman gives Paisley Park the thumbs up after the Stayers' Hurdle
Aidan Coleman gives Paisley Park the thumbs up after the Stayers’ Hurdle (Paul Harding/PA)
Not to be left out, Lizzie Kelly chalked up her second Festival winner aboard Siruh Du Lac
Not to be left out, Lizzie Kelly chalked up her second Festival winner aboard Siruh Du Lac (Nigel French/PA)
Noel Fehily returns on what could potentially be his last Festival winner, Eglantine Du Seuil, as the rider intends to retire in the coming weeks
Noel Fehily returns on what could potentially be his last Festival winner, Eglantine Du Seuil, as the rider intends to retire in the coming weeks (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Any Second Now makes it a hat-trick for owner JP McManus - and three for Ireland - in the closing Kim Muir

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