Record attendance for second successive day at The Festival

Wednesday's attendance at Cheltenham of 59,209 is a new record for the second day of The Festival since the meeting switched to a four-day format in 2005.

Last year's total on Ladies Day came to 58,959.

There was a record crowd on the opening day of The Festival 2019, with 67,934 attending Champion Day.

Last year's attendance on the Tuesday came to 66,632, with the previous record for the day being 67,770 in 2016.