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Cheltenham Festival Day Three

Race 4 (World Hurdle)

Thursday 12 March 2015

               

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Paul Nicholls-trained Saphir Du Rheu,

Harry Derham helps lead the horse around

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Warren Greatrex-trained Cole Harden

 

12 March 2015

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the David Pipe-trained Un Temps Pour Tout

and the Sandy Thomson-trained

Seeyouatmidnight

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Nicky Henderson-trained duo,

Blue Fashion and Whisper

 

12 March 2015

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Gordon Elliott-trained Tiger Roll

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Nick Williams-trained Reve De Sivola

 

12 March 2015

 

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Nick Williams-trained Aubusson

(Lizzie Kelly) and Noel Meade-trained

Monksland (Paul Carberry)

 

12 March 2015

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring ahead of the race;

the Warren Greatrex-trained Cole Harden,

ridden by Gavin Sheehan

 

12 March 2015

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

One of the placed horses returns

to the Winners’ Enclosure;

Zarkandar, trained by Paul Nicholls

and ridden by Noel Fehily (3rd)

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The other two placed horses return to the

Winners’ Enclosure; Saphir Du Rheu, trained by

Paul Nicholls and ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies (2nd);

also At Fishers Cross, trained by Rebecca Curtis

and ridden by AP McCoy (4th)

 

12 March 2015

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Returning to the Winners’ Enclosure;

At Fishers Cross ridden by AP McCoy (4th)

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns;

Cole Harden ridden by Gavin Sheehan

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

12 March 2015

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winning jockey salutes the crowd

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Well done boy!

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winner’s tack is adjusted post-race

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Smile please

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Trainer Warren Greatrex celebrates

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

The winning horse and lad pose for the cameras

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Cole Harden is paraded

before the racing fans

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

The Ladbrokes World Hurdle (Grade 1)

 

Connections receive their trophies;

Excellent, a feature race win

for the ‘little guys’!

 

12 March 2015

 

 

 

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