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Aintree Festival – Opening Day

Thursday 09 April 2015

Race 4 (Grade 1 - Aintree Hurdle)

 

               

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The Jessica Harrington-trained Jezki,

ridden by AP McCoy

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The Willie Mullins-trained Arctic Fire,

ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The Dan Skelton-trained Blue Heron,

ridden by brother Harry Skelton

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The Nicky Henderson-trained Volnay De Thaix,

ridden by David Bass

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The Harry Fry-trained Rock On Ruby,

ridden by Noel Fehily

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

 The Nicky Henderson-trained Vaniteux,

ridden by Nico de Boinville

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Jezki

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Rock On Ruby

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Vaniteux

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Volnay De Thaix

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go;

Volnay De Thaix and Rock On Ruby lead the way

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Jezki wins;

Arctic Fire having fallen at the last when challenging

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Jekzi and Rock On Ruby pull up following the race

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

 Third-placed Volnay De Thaix

returns to the Winners’ Enclosure

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The runner-up Rock On Ruby

returns to the Winners’ Enclosure

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 Rock On Ruby

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Fourth-placed Blue Heron

 

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 The winners, Jekzi and AP McCoy

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Race 4: Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

 The mementos are presented to the

winning connections, AP McCoy,

JP McManus and Jessica Harrington

 

09 April 2015

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

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