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Cheltenham Festival Day Three

Races 6 & St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race (in aid of the IJF)

Thursday 12 March 2015

               

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

In the Parade Ring;

The Nephew, trained by Jonjo O’Neill and

Masters Hill trained by Colin Tizzard

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

In the Parade Ring;

Grand Vision, trained by Colin Tizzard

 

12 March 2015

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

In the Parade Ring;

I love this picture of Benbane Head (Benny),

trained by Martin Keighley

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

In the Parade Ring;

the hindquarters of Clondaw Knight,

Bless The Wings trained by Gordon Elliott

(formerly Alan King-trained) and The Nephew

 

12 March 2015

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Ericht, trained by Nicky Henderson

and ridden by Mr C Gethings

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Benbane Head ridden by Mr Tom Weston

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

One circuit to go;

the field is led by Standing Ovation

and Sixty Something

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Benbane Head appears fine

following his exit 4 out; sadly his jockey

Tom Weston suffered two punctured lungs

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The rider-less Masters Hill is attended

to by the vet having returned lame

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

A number of unplaced runners return;

Left to right:

Champagne James (Ms Katie Walsh),

Ericht, and Ballyoliver (Mr T Hamilton)

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Benbane Head appears okay,

apart from a muddy noseband

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The winner;

The Package, trained by David Pipe

and ridden by Mr Jamie Codd

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The placed horses return to the Winners’ Enclosure;

Bless The Wings ridden by Miss Nina Carberry (2nd),

Buddy Bolero ridden by Mr K E Power (3rd)

and Grand Vision ridden by Mr M Legg (4th)

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Bless The Wings,

formerly trained by Alan King

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

The winner returns;

The Package ridden by Mr Jamie Codd

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 6:

The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup

Handicap Chase (Amateur Riders)

 

Smile please;

the connections, including David Pipe

and Martin Pipe, pose for photographs

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

The riders pose on the steps

of the Weighing Room

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

A familiar face from TV,

 as a member of the Ladbrokes PR team,

Hayley O’Connor aboard Hurricane Ridge

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

Thomas Williams riding Red Four

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

Philip Clark, a RUK cameraman,

aboard Java Rose

 

12 March 2015

 

 

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Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

The runners congregate at the start

of the 1 mile 5 furlongs flat race

 

12 March 2015

 

 

Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

The victor returns to the Winners’ Enclosure;

 Knight’s Parade ridden by James Collins

and trained by Gordon Elliott

 

12 March 2015

 

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Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

Presenting the prizes, and representing the IJF,

are Peter Scudamore, AP McCoy,

Brough Scott and Jack Berry

 

12 March 2015

 

Race 7:

The St Patrick’s Derby Charity Race

(in aid of the Injured Jockeys’ Fund)

 

All of the riders pose for a photograph

 

12 March 2015

 

 

 

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