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Thursday, 7 March, 2002, 14:36 GMT
That Festival feeling - in pictures
Off-the-track images from the three-day Cheltenham National Hunt Festival.

Punter on Arkle statue
Statue book: If only he was still here, muses a punter as he studies form in the shadow of Arkle's statue

Cheltenham parade ring
Getting closer: The tension builds as horses circle the parade ring before each big race

Tic-Tac man
Sign language: A tic-tac man relates the latest market moves to bookmakers

Betting ring
Betting bonanza: Bookies are swallowed up in the rush to have a flutter at the Festival

Cheltenham crowds
Capacity crowd: There's little room to spare as racegoers pack the Cheltenham stands

Cheltenham crowds
Eagle eyed: The binoculars are out as punters crane their necks to see how their bets are faring

Female punter in enclosure
Heading home: It's all over for this female racegoer as she exits, past a trail of losing betting slips

Dawn Run statue
Festival great: The Dawn Run statue, which faces one of Arkle, cuts a distinctive figure at the course

Cheltenham stages its big jump race meeting from 12-14 March

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