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Aintree Festival – Opening Day

Thursday 03 April 2014

Race 7 – Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

               

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The Alan King runners:

Meister Eckhart and Two Rockers

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Wayne Hutchinson and Choc

enter the Parade Ring

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Wayne and Choc lead the jockeys

across the Winners’ Enclosure

to the Parade Ring

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Kaylif Aramis (Sam Twiston-Davies)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Edgardo Sol (Nick Scholfield)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Cantlow (Dominic Elsworth)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

On The Bridge (Matt Griffiths)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Return Spring (Richard Johnson)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Big Easy (Micheal Nolan)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Busty Brown (Paul Carberry)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

“Watch out Matt”

Meister Eckhart (Choc) is full of beans

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Two Rockers (Wayne Hutchinson)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Crowning Jewel (James Reveley)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Riverside Theatre (Barry Geraghty)

reverting to hurdles today

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners exit onto the racecourse;

Josies Orders (AP McCoy)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Shortly after the start;

Utopie Des Bordes (David Bass)

and Jetson (PD Kennedy) lead the way;

Meister Eckhart is centre field, Two Rockers far left.

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

One circuit to go;

Not a lot has changed!

Meister Eckhart centre field

and Two Rockers far left.

The grey is Any Given Day (Henry Brooke)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The runners pull up;

Right to left: Meister Eckhart (3rd);

Doctor Harper (1st);

Kaylif Aramis (2nd) (almost hidden);

Jetson (4th)

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Wayne debriefs Alan King

regarding Two Rockers,

he finished 14th of 22.

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Meister Eckhart and Choc

return to the Winners’ Enclosure

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Choc unsaddles his mount,

whilst de-briefing Alan King

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The winner:

Doctor Harper ridden by Tom Scudamore

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Choc unsaddles Meister Eckhart

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Debriefing connections

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Choc weighs in

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

Choc heads back to the Weighing Room

 

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Race 7:

Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

 

The prizes are presented to

the winning connections:

Chester Barnes, Tom Scudamore, David Pipe

 

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