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Aintree Festival Ladies Day

Friday 10 April 2015

Race 4 (Grade 1 Melling Chase)

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Gary Moore-trained Sire Du Grugy,

ridden by Joshua Moore

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Philip Hobbs-trained Wishfull Thinking,

ridden by Richard Johnson; also

Johns Spirit and Richie McLernon

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Paul Nicholls-trained Al Ferof,

ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies;

also Champagne Fever

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Willie Mullins-trained Champagne Fever,

ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Ben Case-trained Croco Bay,

ridden by Kielan Woods

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Nicky Richards-trained Simply Ned,

ridden by Brian Harding; also Cue Card

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Colin Tizzard-trained Cue Card,

ridden by Daryl Jacob; also Balder Succes

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Alan King-trained Balder Succes,

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Gordon Elliott-trained Don Cossack,

ridden by AP McCoy

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Al Ferof and Balder Succes

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Balder Succes and Champagne Fever

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Croco Bay, Cue Card and Don Cossack

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Don Cossack and Johns Spirit

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Sire Du Grugy

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-race Parade;

Wishfull Thinking

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Balder Succes heads to the start

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Having fallen at the 6th fence,

the loose Sire De Grugy returns unscathed

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Sire De Grugy is led back to the stables

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Fourth-placed Champagne Fever

and Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Second-placed Cue Card

and Daryl Jacob

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

Third-placed Johns Spirit

and Richie McLernon

 

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Race 4: Melling Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner, Don Cossack

and AP McCoy

 

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