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Cheltenham Festival Day One

Races 1, 2 & 3

Tuesday 11 March 2014

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Choc and Wilde Blue Yonder canter up

the horse-walk in front of the grandstand

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Wilde Blue Yonder centre frame,

Vaniteux (14) (Barry Geraghty),

Josses Hill (6) (Andrew Tinkler) and

Vautour (Ruby Walsh)

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Over the second flight;

Vautour leads the field

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

And Vautour retains the lead to the line!

Wilde Blue Yonder is hidden behind

Wicklow Brave centre frame

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Choc returns having finished 5th;

AP McCoy (left) aboard

Gilgamboa finished 13th.

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Vautour and Ruby Walsh return

triumphantly down the horse-walk

 

11 March 2014

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Choc and Valdez head up the

horse-walk in front of the grandstand

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Champagne Fever (Ruby Walsh) currently lead;

Valdezís white face clearly seen

on the outside of the field

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

33-1 outsider, the hooded Western Warhorse

challenges Champagne Fever on the run to the line.

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Choc and Valdez return having finished 5th

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

And the winner is ...

Western Warhorse ridden

by Tom Scudamore

 

11 March 2014

 

 

Race 3:

Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

Ma Filleule (Nico de Boinville) and

Holywell (Richie McLernon) fight out the finish

 

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Race 3:

Baylis & Harding Affordable Luxury

Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

 

And the winner is ...

Holywell ridden by Richie McLernon

 

11 March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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