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Cornelius Lysaght: 'Welcome to the 3.00 at Rome'

12 March 2013 Last updated at 10:21 GMT

Cardinals set to elect new pope

Cardinals in Rome are set to begin voting to decide who will be the next leader of the world's 1.2bn Roman Catholics, with no frontrunner in sight.

The BBC's Radio 5 live's racing commentator Cornelius Lysaght is at Cheltenham for the Festival, but sent his take on the Papal conclave.