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The sights and atmosphere at a damp and misty Dunston Harriers Point to Point meet at Ampton Racecourse on Sunday.
The second race - the first of the split runners in the Open Maiden Nick Meek on Velvet Steel  leads winner  Evan David on Tailspin

A shock 20-1 upset in the feature event, the £1,000 Timico Mixed Open, was the highlight of yesterday’s Dunston Harriers point-to-point at Ampton, near Bury St Edmunds, which survived a 10am inspection, frost, rain and mist to reward a crowd of hardy enthusiasts with some excellent racing, as 65 runners contested its seven steeplechases.

Racing at The Moet & Chandon July Festival at Newmarket Racecourse.

Newmarket is expected to be one of the major beneficiaries of an ambitious 10-year plan unveiled by the Jockey Club to invest at least half a billion pounds into British racing.

Queen Elizabeth II receives flowers from Thomas Cotton, eight, from Bury St Edmunds at Newmarket Racecourse. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

There was plenty of pomp, ceremony and flag waving at the historical home of horseracing today as the town welcomed a very special guest.

Queen arrives in Newmarket to officially open the The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art

Hundreds of people have been in Newmarket today for a special visit by the monarch.

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