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Cheltenham Festival Trials Day

Races 5, 6 & 7

Saturday 24 January 2015††††††††††††

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

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In the Parade Ring;

the Alan King-trained Ordo Ab Chao

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Ordo Ab Chao and Wayne Hutchinson

head to the start of the 2 miles 4Ĺ furlongs race

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

One circuit to go; Stilletto (Tom OíBrien)

leads from Value At Risk (Dan Skelton)

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Ordo Ab Chao (farside), Vago Collonges (centre)

and Value At Risk fight out the finish

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Vago Collonges (3rd) and Robinsfirth (4th)

return to the Winnersí Enclosure

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The winner returns Ė Ordo Ab Chao

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Ordo Ab Chao is reluctant to

stand still whilst he is unsaddled

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Wayne Hutchinson pats the winner

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Smile please

 

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The action from this afternoonís fixture

at Doncaster is being shown on the big screen

to the rear of the Parade Ring

 

Itís the listed SkyBet Chase ...

Godsmejudge is two from the left, and

Medermit five from the left.

The latter would be retired following the race

having sustained a suspensory injury.

 

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Race 5: Neptune Investment Management

Novicesí Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The prizes are presented;

Alan Kingís teenage daughter, Georgia,

represents the yard

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The Paul Nicholls-trained Saphir Du Rheu

returns to hurdling following two mishaps

from three novice runs over fences.

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

One circuit to go;

Reve De Sivola (Daryl Jacob) leads the way,

from Cole Harden (Gavin Sheehan)

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Itís an exciting end to the race,

with Reve De Sivola (nearside),

Saphir Du Rheu (centre) and

Un Temps Pour Tout

fighting out the finish

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The gallant runner-up, Reve De Sivola,

returns to the Winnersí Enclosure

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The winner returns,

Saphir Du Rheu

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Ditto

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies debriefs connections

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

Smile please

 

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Race 6: Cleeve Hurdle (Grade 2)

 

The prizes are presented to connections

 

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Race 7: Handicap Hurdle

 

One circuit to go;

Landscape (nearside) and Kiama Bay lead the way

 

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Race 7: Handicap Hurdle

 

Itís a close finish, made more so by the

omission of the final flight due to low sun

(and also the first two flights!)

 

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Race 7: Handicap Hurdle

 

The placed horses return to the Winnersí Enclosure;

Desert Recluse (4th), Minstrels Gallery (3rd)

and DellíArca (2nd)

 

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Race 7: Handicap Hurdle

 

And the winner is Lightentertainment,

trained by Chris Gordon and

ridden by Tom Cannon

 

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Race 7: Handicap Hurdle

 

The winning connections pose for a photograph

 

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