PICTURES OF THE DAY

Racegoers look on as the runners pass at Aintree racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Cloudy Lane ridden by R.Harding clears Bechers Brook on their way to victory in The John Smith’s Fox Hunters’ Steeple Chase held at Aintree Racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe)

Richard Harding riding Cloudy Lane (R) clear ‘The Chair’ on their way to winning The John Smith’s Fox Hunters’ Steeple Chase Aintree racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Edgardo Sol ridden by Ruby Walsh clears the last fence on their way to victory in The matalan.co.uk Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase held at Aintree Racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe)

Tom Doyle riding Follow The Plan clear the last to win The Betfred Bowl Steeple Chase at Aintree racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Robert Thornton riding Grumeti (L) clear the last to win The matalan Anniversary Juvenile Hurdle Race at Aintree racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Richard Johnson riding Menorah (C) on their way to winning The Betfred Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase at Aintree racecourse on April 12, 2012 in Liverpool, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Unowatimeen and Smantha Drake (C) clear the water jump during the Fox Hunters Steeplechase during the first day of racing at the Aintree Festival.  (Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images)