Bells ‘n’ Banjo ridden by Gavin Sheehan (number 2) beats Champagne Present ridden by Tony McCoy to win the Membership at Southwell Golf Club Novices’ Hurdle Race at Southwell Racecourse.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich, Germany. Mr Ecclestone went on trial accused of bribery in a case that threatens a jail term for the Briton
Fago, ridden by Barry Fehilly, falls at the open ditch on the way to winning the ‘Supporting The Everton In The Community Steeple Chase’ during the Grand National horse racing meeting at Aintree, northern England on Friday.
Jockey Ruby Walsh lies stricken on the ground after falling off Abbyssial during the JCB Triumph Hurdle Race at Cheltenham racecourse on Friday.
Racegoers at Cheltenham racecourse on the opening day of the 2014 festival
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Ruby Walsh, left, and Hurricane Fly gallop at Cheltenham racecourse on Monday
Barry Geraghty riding Volnay De Thaix steers his mount around the fallen Prince Siegfried during the Mitie Kennel Gate Novices’ Hurdle at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.
Participants make their way in the Rewards4Racing Rewarding Your Passion Handicap Chase at Exeter Racecourse on Thursday
Jockey Andy Smith guides his mount to victory in the second qualifying heat for the William Hill Camel Derby at Chepstow racecourse in Wales on Thursday.
Spectators watch the second free practice at Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.
A racehorse is cooled down after competing on the fourth day of the Royal Ascot horse racing festival at Ascot in southern England on Friday.
Racegoers travel by train from London Waterloo station to Ascot racecourse to attend the Royal Ascot in Berkshire, England. The Royal Ascot horse race meeting runs from June 18 until June 22, 2013.
Racegoer Lauren Mattey poses in her hat on Ladies Day during the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England on Friday.
A McLaren Mercedes technician checks tyres in the paddock at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, on Thursday. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday.
Zest for Life, ridden by jockey Timothy Donworth, races through the water feature, to win the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase for the Ladies Perpetual Cup. The event took place during the Boylesports day at the 2013 Festival at Punchestown Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland.