PICTURES OF THE DAY

Runners pass the grandstand at Plumpton racecourse on January 30, 2012 in Plumpton, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Ruby Walsh riding Sanctuaire on their way to winning The Charlie Company 40 Commando Royal Marines Novices’ Steeple Chase at Taunton racecourse on January 31, 2012 in Taunton, England.  (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Runners race down the back straight at Taunton racecourse on January 31, 2012 in Taunton, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)