The best sight of the day was Arctic Fire getting back to his feet after a very bad fall at the last fence. Would he have beaten Jezki in a hard fought finish? I believe so. Ruby Walsh looked to have plenty in hand with Arctic Fire while AP McCoy was working harder on Jezki coming to the last fence.
But Artic Fire fell to earth when preparing to win. Ruby got up. The screens went around Arctic Fire and I feared the worst.
The cheer that went up from the crowd when the horse was seen on his feet . . .
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