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Cheltenham Festival Day Two

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Celebrating Coral Cup winner:

Medinas trained by Alan King

               

Race 5 - Medinas a.jpg

Race 5 - Medinas b.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

The diminutive Medinas

canters to the start

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

One circuit to go:

Loose Chips (right) and Timesawastin

dispute the lead; Meister Eckhart

(Aidan Coleman) is in third.

 

13 March 2013

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Race 5 - Medinas d r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

The Alan King trained Medinas

returns to the Winners’ Enclosure;

jockey Wayne Hutchinson is

thrilled to ride his second career

Festival winner

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 5 - Medinas f r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

Unsaddling

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

Medinas has a well-deserved drink

 

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Race 5 - Medinas h r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

Smile please;

owners Mr & Mrs Bell

and trainer Alan King

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 5 - Medinas j.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

This was the first photograph I took

having noticed that Choc was

in the Parade Ring ... he caught me

by surprise, hence the blur

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And here he is again ...

 

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Race 5 - Medinas l.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And again ...

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And again ...

 

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Race 5 - Medinas n r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And yet again ...

 

13 March 2013

 

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And once more ...

The blonde lady is Alan King’s wife, Rachel

 

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Race 5 - Meister Eckhart r.jpg

 

Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And one final time!

 

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Race 5:

The Coral Cup

(Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle)

 

And not forgetting the runner-up –

Meister Eckhart also trained by Alan King!

The grey is third placed Fiveforthree.

 

13 March 2013

 

 

 

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