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Cheltenham Festival Day Four

Race 7 Ė Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

Friday 16 March 2018

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A different perspective this year, for days 2, 3 and 4, when I spent the majority

of my time on the upper steppings overlooking the Winnersí Enclosure

In the Parade Ring

I have captured 17 of the 22 runners, the omissions being No.6 North Hill Harvey, No.13 Eastlake,

No.14 Some Plan, No. 15 Three Stars and No. 22 Born Survivor;

there were 2 non-runners, No.2 and No.20

1 Garde Le Victoire 2.jpg

3 Rock The World 2.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.1

Garde Le Victoire

(T: Philip Hobbs; J: Richard Johnson)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.3

Rock The World

(T: Jessica Harrington; J: Robbie Power)

 

16 March 2018

4 Gino Trail 1.jpg

5 Vaniteux 1.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.4

Gino Trail

(T: Kerry Lee; J: Jamie Moore)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.5

Vaniteux

(T: David Pipe; J: Tom Scudamore)

 

16 March 2018

7 Le Prezien 4.jpg

8 Don't Touch It 2.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.7

Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.8

Donít Touch It

(T: Jessica Harrington; J: Mark Walsh)

 

16 March 2018

9 Top Gamble 3.jpg

10 Valdez 1.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.9

Top Gamble

(T: Kerry Lee; J: Davy Russell)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

11 Dolos 3.jpg

12 Sizing Platinum 1.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.11

Dolos

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Harry Cobden)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.12

Sizing Platinum

(T: Colin Tizzard; J: Tom OíBrien)

 

16 March 2018

16 Townahend 3.jpg

17 Dresden 1.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.16

Townshend

(T: Willie Mullins; J: Paul Townend)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.17

Dresden

(T: Henry Oliver; J: James Davies)

 

16 March 2018

18 Foxtail Hill 1.jpg

19 Bouvreuil 2.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.18

Foxtail Hill

(T: Nigel Twiston-Davies; J: Jamie Bargary)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.19

Bouvreuil

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Sam Twiston-Davies)

 

16 March 2018

21 Theinval 1.jpg

23 Bright New Dawn 2.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.23

Bright New Dawn

(T: Venetia Williams; J: Alain Cawley)

 

16 March 2018

24 Doitforthevillage 1.jpg

rainbow.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.24

Doitforthevillage

(T: Paul Henderson; J: Paddy Brennan)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

A rainbow appears over Cleeve Hill

 

16 March 2018

An appreciation of the gorgeous Valdez!

10 Valdez 2.jpg

10 Valdez 3.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

10 Valdez 4.jpg

10 Valdez 5.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

10 Valdez 6.jpg

10 Valdez 7.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

10 Valdez 8.jpg

10 Valdez 9.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

10 Valdez 10.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.10

Valdez

(T: Alan King; J: Wayne Hutchinson)

 

16 March 2018

An appreciation of another favourite, the admirable Theinval!

21 Theinval 2.jpg

21 Theinval 3.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

21 Theinval 4.jpg

21 Theinval 5.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

21 Theinval 6.jpg

 

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

No.21

Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

And in the Winnersí Enclosure

2nd placed Gino Trail 1.jpg

4th placed Theinval.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The runner-up Gino Trail

(T: Kerry Lee; J: Jamie Moore)

16 March 2018

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

4th-placed Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

 

16 March 2018

4th-placed Theinval 2.jpg

3rd placed Top Gamble.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

4th-placed Theinval

(T: Nicky Henderson; J: Jeremiah McGrath)

16 March 2018

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

3rd-placed Top Gamble

(T: Kerry Lee; J: Davy Russell)

 

16 March 2018

winner Le Prezien 1.jpg

winner Le Prezien 2.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

16 March 2018

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

 

16 March 2018

winner Le Prezien 3.jpg

winner Le Prezien 4.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

16 March 2018

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

 

16 March 2018

winner Le Prezien 5.jpg

winner Le Prezien 6.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

16 March 2018

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

The winner Le Prezien

(T: Paul Nicholls; J: Barry Geraghty)

 

16 March 2018

winner Le Prezien 7.jpg

Race 7:

Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Winning connections receive their trophy from Nicky Henderson

 

16 March 2018

 

 

RIP Dresden

 

17 Dresden 2.jpg

 

Dresden fell at the 2nd fence,

bringing down Bouvreuil in the process

 

 

RIP North Hill Harvey

(pictured here, at Aintree, following the 2016 Top Novicesí Hurdle)

 

North Hill Harvey 8 4 16 a.jpg

 

 

RIP Some Plan

(pictured here, at Cheltenham, following the 2017 Arkle Challenge Trophy Novicesí Chase)

 

Some Plan 2 14 3 17.jpg

 

Some Plan fell at the final fence when disputing 4th position,

having been distracted by the rider-less Valdez

 

 

The 2018 Festivalís Leading Jockey and Leading Trainer Awards

Top jockey Davy Russell.jpg

The 2018 Festivalís Leading Jockey is Davy Russell

with 4 wins, 1 x 2nd, 3 x 3rds and 1 x 4th

winning trainer Gordon Elliott.jpg

The 2018 Festivalís Leading Trainer is Gordon Elliott

with 8 wins, 1 x 2nd, 5 x 3rds and 1 x 4th

 

 

 

 

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