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Cheltenham Festival Day Three

Races 1 & 2

Thursday 12 March 2015

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Blast from the past ...

 

The 2006 World Hurdle is shown on the big screen;

The winner was My Way De Solzen

ridden by Choc

 

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Ditto

 

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Ditto

 

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Ditto

 

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Another blast from the past ...

 

Blazing Bailey, under Choc,

finishing third in the 2007

renewal of the World Hurdle

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Tango De Juilley, trained by Venetia Williams

and ridden by Aidan Coleman

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Ptit Zig, trained by Paul Nicholls and

ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Splash Of Ginge, trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies

and ridden by Ryan Hatch

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Heading to the start;

Nearside is Vautour, trained by Willie Mullins

and ridden by Ruby Walsh.

Farside Colour Squadron, trained by

Philip Hobbs and ridden by AP McCoy.

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go, Vautour leads

from Irish Saint (Noel Fehily)

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Vautour flies the last ...

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

... and heads up the run-in

to win by 15 lengths!

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Irish Saint (4th), Colour Squadron (last)

and Ptit Zig (5th) return following the race

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

Tango De Juilley (6th) and

Apache Stronghold (2nd)

 

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Race 1:

The JLT Novicesí Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner, Vautour ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

Heading to the start;

The Tourard Man, trained by Alan King

and ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

The runners congregate close

to the three mile start

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

One full circuit to go.

The blinkered Bygones Sovereign

leads the way

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

Over the last flight;

Call The Cops (far side), Unique De Cotte (centre),

Henryville (near side); behind these Brother Brian

and The Tourard Man

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

The runners return; left to right:

Big Easy (12th), The Tourard Man (3rd),

Bygones Sovereign (20th) and

Pineau De Re (11th)

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

Peckhamecho (last) and

Junction Fourteen (15th)

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

The winner, the Nicky Henderson-trained,

Andrew Tinkler-ridden, Call The Cops

 

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Race 2:

The Pertemps Network Final (Listed Handicap Hurdle)

 

I have a winning eachway ticket!

 

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