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Cheltenham Festival Day One

Champion Hurdle

Tuesday 11 March 2014

               

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Pre-race parade;

Left to right:

Our Conor (Danny Mullins);

Ptit Zig (Daryl Jacob);

The New One (Sam Twiston-Davies)

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Pre-race parade;

The Alan King-trained Grumeti,

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Pre-race parade;

Captain Cee Bee (Mark Walsh);

Grumeti

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Pre-race parade;

Hurricane Fly (Ruby Walsh)

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Pre-race parade;

The New One

(Sam Twiston Davies)

 

11 March 2014

 

 

Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Grumeti canters to the start

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Over the second flight;

Captain Cee Bee and

Our Conor lead the way

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Over the last;

Two of the JP McManus representatives,

Jezki (Barry Geraghty) and

My Tent Or Yours (AP McCoy)

fight out the finish

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Heading for the winning line

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

The 2011 and 2013 winner,

Hurricane Fly, finishes 4th this year

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

The New One finished 3rd;

Ptit Zig 6th

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

Grumeti finished 8th

(last of those who completed)

 

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Race 4:

Stan James Champion Hurdle

 

And the winner is ...

The Jessica Harrington-trained Jezki

ridden by Barry Geraghty

 

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