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Cheltenham Festival Day Two

Races 3 & 4 (Champion Chase)

Wednesday 12 March 2014

               

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Race 3:

The Coral Cup

 

Choc and last year’s runner-up,

Meister Eckhart, canter to the start

 

12 March 2014

 

 

Race 3:

The Coral Cup

 

Just over one circuit to go;

Son Of Flicka (Dougie Costello) right;

nose-banded Clondaw Kaempfer

(Richard Johnson);

and I think I can spy Choc

centre frame, mid-field!

 

12 March 2014

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Race 3:

The Coral Cup

 

Centre frame: Whisper (Nico de Boinville)

and Get Me Out Of Here (AP McCoy)

fight out the finish.

Meister Eckhart is far left and

the grey is Vendor (Jack Doyle)

 

12 March 2014

 

 

Race 3:

The Coral Cup

 

The vanquished return; left to right

Daryl Jacob (Sametegal),

Choc (Meister Eckhart)

and Tom Scudamore (Dell ‘Arca)

 

12 March 2014

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Race 3:

The Coral Cup

 

The winner, Whisper

ridden by Nico de Boinville

 

12 March 2014

 

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Sire De Grugy ridden by Jamie Moore

 

12 March 2014

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Sire De Grugy canters to the start

 

12 March 2014

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Former winner Sizing Europe (Andrew Lynch)

canters to the start

 

12 March 2014

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

One circuit to go;

Arvika Ligeonniere (Ruby Walsh);

Special Tiara (Davy Russell) and

Somersby (Dominic Elsworth) lead the way

 

12 March 2014

 

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

But there’s only one horse in

contention where it matters ... Sire De Grugy

 

12 March 2014

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winner returns,

Sire De Grugy ridden by Jamie Moore

 

12 March 2014

 

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Duchess of Cornwall presents the

prizes to the winning connections

 

12 March 2014

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Winning trainer Gary Moore with

winning jockey, son Jamie Moore

 

12 March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

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