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Horse models Harris Tweed suit before Cheltenham Festival

The suit took four weeks to make and used more than 59 feet of tweed.

Veteran race horse Morestead upped the style stakes for this year's Cheltenham Festival by modelling the word's first Harris Tweed suit designed for a race horse.

Complete with a flat cap and tie, Morestead wore the three-piece suit alongside champion jockey AP McCoy.

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Bookmaker William Hill commissioned former Alexander McQueen apprentice Emma Sandham-King with making the suit, which took four weeks to make and used up more than 59 feet of tweed.


Britain's Cheltenham Festival, a horse racing event held each year in the western English county of Gloucestershire, kicks off on March 15.