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Aintree Festival

Saturday 06 April 2013

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

               

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Alan King’s runners parade in the paddock;

the grey Smad Place and bay or brown

(his official colour description) Medinas

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Heading out to the racecourse,

Wayne Hutchinson aboard Smad Place

 

06 April 2013

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Heading out to the racecourse,

Richard Johnson and Medinas

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Two more circuits to go in the

3 miles ˝ furlong race;

American Spin leads the way from Celestial Halo

 

06 April 2013

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The horses pull up at the end of the race.

Cheltenham World Hurdle winner,

Solwhit, wins again (right).

Smad Place finishes 3rd,

blinkered Holywell 2nd, and

Won In The Dark (red/blue colours) 4th

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure,

Choc with connections after the race

 

06 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Smad Place is led

into the Winners’ Enclosure

 

06 April 2013

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Wayne Hutchinson unsaddles his mount

 

06 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Choc in the Winners’ Enclosure

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure,

Solwhit

 

06 April 2013

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race 3 o.jpg

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Choc chats with connections

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

06 April 2013

 

race 3 p r.jpg

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Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure,

Smad Place

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure,

Solwhit

 

06 April 2013

 

race 3 r.jpg

race 3 s r.jpg

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure

 

06 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

My last view of Choc today ...

 

06 April 2013

 

 

 

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