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Cheltenham Showcase Day 2

Races 4, 5 and 6

Saturday 19 October 2013

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Race 4: Showcase Trophy (Handicap Chase).

The Peter Bowen trained Kianís Delight ...

pictured because heís a pretty horse!!!

 

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Race 4: Showcase Trophy (Handicap Chase).

With one circuit to go.

 

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Race 4: Showcase Trophy (Handicap Chase).

The Philip Hobbs trained Balthazar King,

ridden by Richard Johnson,

wins the race for the third year running!

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Race 4: Showcase Trophy (Handicap Chase).

The heavens open as Balthazar King

returns to the Winnersí Enclosure.

(Even I had headed for cover!)

 

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Race 4: Showcase Trophy (Handicap Chase).

The winning connections shelter

within the Winnerís podium

during the downpour.

 

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Race 5: Handicap Hurdle.

The runners leave the Parade Ring Ė

the red cap, blue and white colours is

Choc aboard the Henry Daly trained Mickie.

 

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Race 5: Handicap Hurdle.

The winner (far side) is the Robin Dickin

trained Thomas Crapper.

Princely Player is nearside, Silver Eagle centre

 

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Following the storm, thereís a rainbow!

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

Balder Succes being led around the

Parade Ring by his lad,

Steve Ayres @orse_racing_lad

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

Ditto

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

Choc greets connections

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

Choc and Balder Succes head to the start

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

Ditto.

The grey horse pictured is Gud Day

(Paddy Brennan)

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

The runners clear the fourth fence,

Mr Watson (AP McCoy) lead the way

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

One circuit to go,

Balder Succes with Dark Lover (Daryl Jacob),

The Cockney Mackem (Sam Twiston-Davies)

with Sizing Italy (Andrew Lynch)

 

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Race 6: Novicesí Chase.

The winner, the Paul Nicholls trained Dark Lover,

returns to the Winnersí Enclosure.

A lucky winner, Balder Succes having departed

at the second last with the race

at his mercy Ė horse and jockey were

blinded by low sun (and fortunately

both escaped injury).

 

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