Plenty showed up despite the weather for St. Patrick’s Day Thursday during day three of the Cheltenham Festival 2023.Plenty showed up despite the weather for St. Patrick’s Day Thursday during day three of the Cheltenham Festival 2023.
Plenty showed up despite the weather for St. Patrick’s Day Thursday during day three of the Cheltenham Festival 2023. | Getty Images

Cheltenham Festival Day Three: 16 great pictures showing the winners and royals on St Patrick’s Thursday

Several stars and Royals were in attendance

A little rain couldn’t stop a sea of green in the packed crowds on day three of Cheltenham Festival - also known as St Patrick’s Thursday at the races.

It was a day where horses and jockeys put on a special show to try to get closer to winning the sought-after Prestbury cup. As usual, there were a number of stars in the crowd including Sir Alex Ferguson, Peter Crouch and Carol Vorderman was spotted once again.

Princess Anne was also in attendance wearing a grey coat, coloured scarf and matching black hat and gloves. The Queen Consort, Camilla attended as an honorary member of the Jockey Club, yesterday.

Here are 16 of the best pictures capturing the crowds and action on day three of Cheltenham Festival 2023.

Princess Anne was also in attendance wearing a grey coat, coloured scarf and matching black hat and gloves. The Queen Consort, Camilla attended as an honorary member of the Jockey Club, yesterday.

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