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Cheltenham Festival Day Four

Races 5, 6 & 7

Friday 13 March 2015

               

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Race 5:

Foxhunter Steeplechase Challenge Cup

(Amateur Riders)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure;

the winning rider, Nina Carberry,

is congratulated by winning owner JP McManus;

the horse is On The Fringe

trained by Enda Bolger

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 5:

Foxhunter Steeplechase Challenge Cup

(Amateur Riders)

 

The winning connections pose for a photograph

 

13 March 2015

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Race 5:

Foxhunter Steeplechase Challenge Cup

(Amateur Riders)

 

The trophies are presented

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Martin Pipe

Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle

 

The winner is Killultagh Vic, trained by Willie Mullins

and ridden by Luke Dempsey; the trainer’s

eighth winner at the 2015 Festival, a new record

 

13 March 2015

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

In the Pre-parade Ring;

the Alan King-trained Turn Over Sivola

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

In the Pre-parade Ring;

the Alan King-trained Grumeti

 

13 March 2015

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Heading to the start;

Chris Pea Green, trained by Gary Moore

and ridden by Joshua Moore; Ned Buntline,

trained by Noel Meade and ridden by AP McCoy

 

13 March 2015

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Heading to the start;

Turn Over Sivola ridden by Denis O’Regan

 

13 March 2015

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Heading to the start;

Grumeti ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

One circuit to go

 

13 March 2015

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The finish to the final race of the 2015 Festival;

Next Sensation holds off the challenge of his rivals

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The Winners’ Enclosure;

the Ben Case-trained Croco Bay,

ridden by Kielan Woods (3rd)

 

13 March 2015

 

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Ned Buntline returns to the Winners’ Enclosure

having finished 4th; AP McCoy’s final

Festival ride before his retirement

at the end of the season

 

13 March 2015

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner, Next Sensation ridden by

Tom Scudamore and trained by

his brother Michael

 

13 March 2015

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Connections pose for photographs

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winning jockey is presented

with his trophy by AP McCoy

 

13 March 2015

 

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Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The soon-to-be retired AP McCoy is presented

with a photo album to commemorate his career

by Cheltenham Racecourse Chairman

Robert Waley-Cohen

 

13 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The AP McCoy

Grand Annual Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The big screen;

AP McCoy is interviewed by Martin Kelly

 

13 March 2015

 

 

 

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