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Aintree Festival Ė Ladies Day

Friday 10 April 2015

A visit to Red Rumís grave and walking the National Course

 

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Mini-Kelpie No.1

beside the AP ĎThank Youí wall

 

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Mini-Kelpie No.2

 

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Red Rumís grave

 

Visitors have left Polo Mints for their hero

 

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Red Rumís grave

 

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Red Rumís Grave

 

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Ground staff are in the process of replacing part

of the take-off board in front of the Open-Ditch;

a tin of orange paint can be seen to the right of picture!

 

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A view of the take-off side of Becherís Brook

 

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... and the landing side of Becherís Brook

 

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Jane alongside Becherís Brook

 

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My companion Sandra alongside Becherís Brook

 

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The Fionavon fence

 

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The Canal Turn

 

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The Canal Turn ... from the other side

 

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Valentineís Brook

 

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The Ďotherí Open-Ditch,

penultimate fence before Melling Road

 

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Yet another helicopter arrives to deliver

its passengers on Ladies Day

 

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The view towards the Lord Sefton (left)

and Earl Of Derby stands from the centre course roadway

 

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The view back towards the Lord Sefton (left)

and Earl Of Derby stands from between fences 1 and 2

 

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The view as seen by jockeys as they

begin their journey up the back straight

upon the Mildmay park course

 

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The view towards the Lord Sefton (left)

and Earl Of Derby stands from the

racecourse crossing point;

the aerial camera can be seen top right

 

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The Side Saddle presentation;

 

Amy Bryan Dowell rides Irish Draught mare

Ceilis Bouncer, known as ĎBounceí

 

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The Side Saddle presentation;

 

Racing UKís Gordon Brown interviews

Grand National Ambassador, Katie Walsh, sister of Ruby.

On Easter Monday, she won the

Irish Grand National aboard Thunder And Roses.

 

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The Side Saddle presentation;

 

Katie has been persuaded into the saddle

 

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The Side Saddle presentation;

 

Ditto

 

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The Side Saddle presentation;

 

Morgan Schive aboard Irish Draught Stallion

Cos Me Is Black

 

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