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Cheltenham Festival Day One

Races 1 & 2

Tuesday 10 March 2015

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Prior to the first race.

 

Itís a warm and sunny day

 

10 March 2015

 

 

Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Race favourite, the Willie Mullins-trained

Douvan, ridden by Ruby Walsh.

Stable-mate Shaneshill follows him

up the all-weather strip

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Some Plan leads the runners

over the second flight

 

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Douvan justifies favouritism (right),

as he wins from Shaneshill (centre)

and Sizing John.

 

10 March 2015

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Race 1:

Supreme Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The victors, Douvan and Ruby Walsh return

 

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A view across the racecourse.

 

I believe that must be Southam

in the background

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Three Kingdoms, trained by John Ferguson

and ridden by AP McCoy

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Vibrato Valtat, trained by Paul Nicholls

and ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Godís Own, trained by Tom George

and ridden by Paddy Brennan

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

Sail By The Sea, trained by David Pipe

and ridden by Tom Scudamore

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

The favourite, Un De Sceaux (right),

heads up the run-in to win by 6 lengths.

Also pictured are Vibrato Valtat (4th)

and Josses Hill (3rd)

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

The runner-up, Godís Own

 

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Race 2:

Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner, Un De Sceaux, trained by

Willie Mullins and ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

 

10 March 2015

 

 

 

 

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