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Cheltenham Festival Day Three

Race 3 (Ryanair Chase)

Thursday 12 March 2015

               

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Johns Spirit, trained by Jonjo O’Neill

and ridden by Richie McLernon

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Balder Succes, trained by Alan King

and ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Alan King-trained, AP McCoy-ridden,

Uxizandre leads the field with one circuit to go.

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The placed horses head to the Winners’ Enclosure;

Don Cossack (3rd), Ma Filleule (2nd) and Eduard (4th).

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Don Cossack (Bryan Cooper)

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ma Filleule (Barry Geraghty)

and Eduard (Brian Harding)

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

And the winner is ...

Uxizandre ridden by AP McCoy

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning jockey is congratulated

by owner JP McManus

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Uxizandre and AP McCoy

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

AP is very pleased to ride a winner

at his final Cheltenham Festival

before retirement

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner, Uxizandre

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

AP debriefs trainer Alan King

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The horse is cooled down

using buckets of water

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner’s rug is put on the horse

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Uxizandre and stable-lass;

JP McManus’ father is pictured on the right

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Connections pose for photographs

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Uxizandre poses for the photographers

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner is very photogenic!

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning trainer is interviewed

by Channel 4’s Clare Balding

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The replay is shown on the big screen

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

Trainer Alan King is interviewed

by the journalists

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The trophies are awarded

to the winning connections

 

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Race 3:

The Ryanair Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning jockey is

interviewed by Martin Kelly

 

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