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Aintree Festival

Saturday 06 April 2013

The Grand National

               

GN 1 r.jpg

GN 2 r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Exiting onto the racecourse:

Imperial Commander

ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Exiting onto the racecourse:

Swing Bill

ridden by Conor O’Farrell

 

06 April 2013

GN 3 r.jpg

GN 5 r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Exiting onto the racecourse:

Seabass ridden by Katie Walsh

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The 40 runners circle at the start

 

06 April 2013

GN 6 r.jpg

GN 8 r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The runners gallop past the stands

with one circuit to go

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Any Currency and Ian Popham

return safely having completed

the race in 17th place (last).

 

06 April 2013

 

GN 9 r.jpg

GN 10a r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The winner, Auroras Encore

ridden by Ryan Mania

 

06 April 2013

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Teaforthree and Nick Scholfield

finished 3rd

 

06 April 2013

 

GN 10b r.jpg

GN 10c r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Cappa Bleu and Paul Moloney

finished 2nd

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Oscar Time and Mr Sam Waley-Cohen

finished 4th

 

06 April 2013

GN 10d r.jpg

GN 10e r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

A photo call for the winner

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Ditto

 

06 April 2013

 

GN 10f r.jpg

GN 10g r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Auroras Encore is led back towards the exit gate

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The winner is led through the gate

 

06 April 2013

 

GN 10h r.jpg

GN 10j r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The winner is led back to the stables

 

06 April 2013

 

 

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The trophy and mementos are

presented to the owners, trainer Sue Smith,

jockey Ryan Mania and

assistant trainer Ryan Clavin

 

06 April 2013

GN 10k r.jpg

GN 10l r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

The winning jockey is photographed

with the trophy

 

06 April 2013

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Ryan kisses the trophy!

 

06 April 2013

 

GN 10m r.jpg

GN 10n r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Former show-jumper Harvey Smith,

husband of the trainer,

is photographed with the trophy

 

06 April 2013

 

Race 5:

The Grand National

 

Ryan is interviewed later in the afternoon

 

06 April 2013

 

 

 

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