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Cheltenham Festival Day One

Tuesday 12 March 2013

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Denman

(Team Chasing)

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Something Wells (Hunting);

Comply Or Die (Hunting);

Looks Like Trouble (Hunting);

Inishmor (Eventing).

 

12 March 2013

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

Inishmor;

Monkerhostin (Hunting);

Deep Reflection (Dressage);

Inchloss (Horseball);

Carefree Flapper (Horseball).

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

Comply Or Die and

Looks Like Trouble

 

12 March 2013

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Denman;

Something Wells;

Comply Or Die;

Looks Like Trouble

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Deep Reflection (Showing); trained by

Martin Keighley when racing

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

And the winner is ...

Champagne Fever ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

12 March 2013

 

Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Tap Night (AP McCoy);

Simonsig (Barry Geraghty);

and Overturn (Jason Maguire).

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go.

Overturn leads, from

Arvika Ligeonniere, Simonsig,

Baily Green, Majala, Tap Night

and His Excellency

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Simonsig battles it out

with Baily Green

 

12 March 2013

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns ...

Simonsig ridden by Barry Geraghty

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Race 3:

The JLT Specialty Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Tullamore Dew (Tom Cannon) and

Nadiya De La Vega (AP McCoy)

canter to the start

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 3:

The JLT Specialty Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

One circuit to go

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Race 3:

The JLT Specialty Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Brendan Powell (Junior) drives out

Golden Chieftain to win by 10 lengths

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 3:

The JLT Specialty Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

The winning jockey is interviewed by

Derek ĎTommoí Thompson

for BBC Radio 5 Live

 

12 March 2013

 

 

A freezing cold afternoon at Cheltenham

 

12 March 2013

 

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A freezing cold afternoon at Cheltenham

 

12 March 2013

 

 

A freezing cold afternoon at Cheltenham

 

As you can see from the flag,

the wind was blowing a gale!

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 5:

The OLBG Maresí Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

 

Quevega ridden by Ruby Walsh

canters to the start

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The OLBG Maresí Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

One circuit to go;

nearside, Epee Celeste (Gerard Galligan)

and Swincombe Flame (Daryl Jacob)

lead the way

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 5:

The OLBG Maresí Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

 

The winner returns,

Ruby Walsh aboard Quevega

 

12 March 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The OLBG Maresí Hurdle Race (Grade 2)

 

With five consecutive wins,

Quevega equals Golden Millerís record;

the latter won the

1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, & 1936

Cheltenham Gold Cups.

 

12 March 2013

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Race 6:

Novicesí Handicap Chase (Listed)

 

Another favourite,

the Tom George trained

Forgotten Gold,

canters to the start

 

12 March 2013

 

Race 6:

Novicesí Handicap Chase (Listed)

 

One circuit to go ...

the Paddy Brennan ridden

Forgotten Gold leads the way!

 

12 March 2013

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Race 6:

Novicesí Handicap Chase (Listed)

 

The field heads away from the stands

 

12 March 2013

 

Race 6:

Novicesí Handicap Chase (Listed)

 

And the winner is ...

Rajdhani Express ridden by

Mr Sam Waley-Cohen

 

12 March 2013

 

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Race 6:

Novicesí Handicap Chase (Listed)

 

Rajdhani Express returns

to the Winnersí Enclosure

 

12 March 2013

 

 

 

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