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Cheltenham Festival Day Two

Race 4 (Queen Mother Champion Chase)

Wednesday 11 March 2015

               

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ahead of the Pre-Race Parade;

Somersby, trained by Mick Channon

and ridden by Brian Hughes

 

11 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ahead of the Pre-Race Parade;

Dodging Bullets, trained by Paul Nicholls

and ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies

 

11 March 2015

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ahead of the Pre-Race Parade;

in the foreground Sire De Grugy, trained

by Gary Moore and ridden by Jamie Moore.

Also Simply Ned (right) and Savello

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The Pre-Race Parade is about to begin

 

11 March 2015

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Somersby

 

11 March 2015

 

 

Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Dodging Bullets

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Savello (Bryan Cooper) and

Simply Ned (Brian Harding)

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Sire De Grugy

 

11 March 2015

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Sizing Europe (Jonathan Burke)

and Special Tiara (Noel Fehily)

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Pre-Race Parade:

Sprinter Sacre (Barry Geraghty)

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The runners head out into the country

 with one circuit to go. Special Tiara

is clear of the remainder (not pictured)

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Dodging Bullets (centre) fights off

the challenge of Somersby (left) to win.

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Mr Mole, Sizing Europe and Savello

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Savello, Simply Ned and Somersby

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Fourth place this year,

for last year’s winner

 Sire De Grugy

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning jockey, Sam Twiston-Davies,

is interviewed by Derek Thompson “Tommo

 

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Race 4:

Queen Mother Champion Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ditto

 

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