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Aintree Festival – Ladies Day

Friday 05 April 2013

Topham Chase (Grade 3 Handicap)

               

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Race 4:

The Topham Chase

 

My favourite grey,

the Alan King-trained Walkon,

is led out to the racecourse

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Walkon sets off to the start;

preceded by one of the Irish raiders Mister First

 

05 April 2013

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

It’s that grey again ...

still heading to the start

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

The runners clear the water-jump,

Dunowen Point and Montoya’s Son

lead the way

 

05 April 2013

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

The runners pass the winning post

with one circuit to go;

Walkon centre picture

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

The race is over and Walkon

has finished 2nd ...

what a star he is!

 

05 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Walkon returns to the

Winners’ Enclosure

 

05 April 2013

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Wayne Hutchinson

unsaddles his mount

 

05 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Ditto

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Walkon

 

05 April 2013

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

Walkon

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

A well-deserved drink

 

05 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

And the winner is ...

Triolo D’Alene trained by

Nicky Henderson and

ridden by Barry Geraghty

 

05 April 2013

 

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

My favourite grey again!

 

05 April 2013

 

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Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

And again

 

05 April 2013

 

Race 4:

The Topham Trophy

 

And here he is again!

 

05 April 2013

 

 

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