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Cheltenham Festival Day Three

Races 5 & 6

Thursday 13 March 2014

               

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The afternoon is now beautifully sunny

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

The Martin Keighley-trained Champion Court,

ridden by Ryan Hatch, canters to the start

 

13 March 2014

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Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

The Alan King-trained Bless The Wings,

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson, canters to the start

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

Champion Court leads the runners

over the sixth fence

 

 

13 March 2014

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Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

Champion Court returns having finished 7th

 

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

Despite wearing first-time blinkers,

Bless The Wings finished a

very disappointing 15th

 

 

13 March 2014

 

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Race 5:

Byrne Group Plate

Handicap Chase

 

The winner;

Tom Scudamore and Ballynagour

from the David Pipe yard

 

13 March 2014

 

Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The view from the centre of the racecourse

 

13 March 2014

 

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Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Tranquil Sea (Mr JJ Codd) and

popular grey Swing Bill (Mr M Heard)

canter to the start

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The runners circle at the start

 

13 March 2014

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Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

All the runners have

safely negotiated the first fence

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

And they head over the second ...

 

13 March 2014

 

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Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Here they come again ...

Spring Heeled (Mr Robbie McNamara)

leads

 

13 March 2014

 

 

Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

And there they go again!

 

13 March 2014

 

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Race 6:

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Just one more fence to clear and

Spring Heeled still holds the advantage,

with Cause Of Causes poised the challenge

 

13 March 2014

 

 

 

 

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