Nicky Henderson enjoyed what must surely rate as the most momentous day of his career here on Wednesday, breaking records at either end of the card.
Wales are ignoring the mess France find themselves in as they chase a third grand slam in eight seasons.
Sprinter Sacre was often referred to as "the hype horse" during the buildup to this week's Festival but his astonishing performance in winning the Arkle Trophy suggested that, if anything, his ability has been understated.
The presence of the Rugby Football Union's chief executive, Ian Ritchie, at the team hotel in Bagshot on Tuesday has further stoked speculation that England's search for a permanent head coach is nearing its conclusion.
"It's a bit like being a decent tennis player and you end up playing for real on Centre Court at Wimbledon," Sam Waley-Cohen says as he tries to explain how it feels, as an amateur jockey, to be defending the Gold Cup he won on Long Run at Cheltenham last year.
Stuart Lancaster has been told by the Rugby Football Union's chief executive, Ian Ritchie, that England's stirring win in Paris will not guarantee him the role of permanent head coach.
Even now, after so many gold-plated triumphs, Jessica Ennis-Hill retains the capacity to surprise.
Kell Brook marches on. The IBF welterweight champion stopped Frankie Gavin inside six rounds to retain his title and further the view he is a man who is well and truly for the big time, or to be specific, a clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Samoa Joe has revealed he has come to WWE to win the World Heavyweight Championship.