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Aintree Festival Ė Opening Day

Thursday 03 April 2014

Parade of Retrained Racehorses

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(1)   Whatcanyasay and

(2) Schuh Shine and (3) Next To Nothing

 

Whatcanyasay specialises in showing,

Schuh Shine in dressage and

Next To Nothing in eventing

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

(4) Monetís Garden

Sentry Duty didnít turn up today

(he was due to carry number 5)

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(6) and (7) Inchloss and Moving Picture

 

This pair take part in Horseball, and are members

of Team GB and Ladies Team GB respectively

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(8) Comply Or Die and (9) Nacarat

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(9) Nacarat and (10) Scots Grey

 

After a well-earned rest following retirement,

Nacarat will begin hunting next season;

Scots Grey takes part in Team Chasing

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(4) Monetís Garden ridden by trainer

Nicky Richardís daughter Joey.

 

His specialty is showing

 

Heís looking very well; an advert for the

perseverance of connections in nursing him

back to health following the serious foot infection

which forced him into retirement in January 2011

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

(8) Comply Or Die

ridden by Verity Murphy

 

His specialty is hunting and acting as

lead horse for young horses on the gallops

at Timmy Murphyís Gloucestershire yard

 

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During the parade a posse of jockeys

returns from a photo-call ...

and disputing the lead is Denis OíRegan and Richard Johnson;

in midfield Aidan Coleman with Sam Twiston-Davies

and AP McCoy upsides Nick Scholfield;

held up in rear Noel Fehily,

and tailed-off Tom Scudamore!!!

 

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Retraining of Racehorses Parade

 

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