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Cheltenham Festival Day One

Pre-race Action

Tuesday 11 March 2014

               

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Guess who I’ve found being interviewed

outside the Weighing Room by RUK’s Olly Bell?

It’s Choc of course!

 

Channel 4’s Rishi Persad is standing

on the steps in the group behind them.

 

11 March 2014

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Denman (team chasing);

Blazing Bailey (hunting and team chasing);

Crystal D’Ainay (team chase/hunter trials) –

now in the care of Alan King’s secretary

Charlotte Burke who was riding him today

 

11 March 2014

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Kauto Star (dressage);

Deep Reflection (showing);

Ashkazar (hunting).

 

 

11 March 2014

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Deep Reflection (showing)

 

11 March 2014

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Denman (team chasing);

Blazing Bailey (hunting and team chasing);

Crystal D’Ainay (team chase/hunter trials)

 

11 March 2014

 

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Blazing Bailey (hunting and team chasing)

– now in the care of Sarah Welford,

a long-term member of Alan King’s staff;

Lighting Strike in the background (hunting)

 

11 March 2014

 

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Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Monkerhostin (hunting);

Barbers Shop (showing);

Miko de Beauchene (hunting).

 

11 March 2014

 

Retraining of Racehorses (ROR)

Parade of Stars:

 

Kauto Star (dressage)

ridden by Laura Collett

 

11 March 2014

 

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The view from my day’s vantage point

beside the course-side rails

 

11 March 2014

 

 

 

 

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