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Race 2 Ė Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

Saturday 09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Sam Twiston-Davies)

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

The Dutchman

(T: Sandy Thomson; J: Nico de Boinville)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Bello Conti

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Bryan Cooper)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Yorkhill

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Flying Angel ...

living up to his name!

(T: Nigel Twiston-Davies; J: Ryan Hatch)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Prince of Steal

(T:James Evans; J: Leighton Aspell)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Prince of Steal ...

not the easiest customer!

(T: James Evans; J: Leighton Aspell)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Prince of Steal (again)

(T: James Evans; J: Leighton Aspell)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Leighton Aspell now has

Prince of Steal under control!

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Two circuits to go;

The Dutchman leads the way

 

09 April 2016

 

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go;

the hard-pulling Yorkhill has been

allowed his head to now dictate

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The fourth-placed horse;

Bello Conti

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Bryan Cooper)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The third-placed horse;

Flying Angel

(T: Nigel Twiston-Davies; J: Ryan Hatch)

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The runner-up;

Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Sam Twiston-Davies)

 

09 April 2016

 

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Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Yorkhill

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 2:

Mersey Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Yorkhill

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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