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Aintree Festival Day Three (Grand National Day)

Race 4 – Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

Saturday 09 April 2016

               

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Shaneshill

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

I love this photo ...

the favourite one I shot at Aintree this year;

I got soaked too of course!!!

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Serienschock

(representing France)

(T: Mlle A Rosa; J: Ludovic Philipperon)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Aqalim

(T: John Ferguson; J: Aidan Coleman)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Trainer John Ferguson;

with his National Hunt training career drawing to a close,

Aintree had earlier made a special presentation to him

 

09 April 2016

 

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Different Gravey

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Nico de Boinville)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Exiting the Parade Ring;

Thistlecrack

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Two circuits to go;

Thistlecrack leads the way

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go;

Thistlecrack continues to lead the way

 

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

And the winner is ...

Thistlecrack!

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Thistlecrack and the runner-up Shaneshill

pull up having crossed the winning line

 

09 April 2016

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The runner-up;

Shaneshill

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The third-placed horse;

Prince Of Scars

(T: Gordon Elliott; J: Bryan Cooper)

 

09 April 2016

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The fourth-placed horse;

Serienschock

(T: Mlle A Rosa; J: Ludovic Philipperon)

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Thistlecrack

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

09 April 2016

 

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Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Thistlecrack

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

09 April 2016

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Stayers’ Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Thistlecrack

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

09 April 2016

 

 

 

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