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Aintree Festival – Grand National Day

Saturday 11 April 2015

Race 5 (Grade 3 - The Grand National)

 

            

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The National Anthem is sung by

children from a local choir

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Rebecca Curtis-trained Bob Ford

is excited ahead of the race;

he will be ridden by Paul Townend

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Michael Scudamore-trained Monbeg Dude,

ridden by Liam Treadwell

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Philip Hobbs-trained Balthazar King,

ridden by Richard Johnson

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Peter Fahey-trained Owega Star,

ridden by Robbie Power

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Paul Nicholls-trained Unioniste,

ridden by Noel Fehily

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Ian Williams-trained Super Duty,

ridden by Will Kennedy

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Paul Nicholls-trained Rebel Rebellion,

ridden by Ryan Mahon

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Warren Greatrex-trained Tranquil Sea,

ridden by Gavin Sheehan; also Ely Brown

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Jim Culloty-trained Spring Heeled,

ridden by Nick Scholfield; also Lord Windermere

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Paul Nicholls-trained Mon Parrain,

ridden by Sean Bowen

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Robert Waley-Cohen-trained Oscar Time,

ridden by Mr Sam Waley-Cohen

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Robert Hennessy-trained Rubi Light,

ridden by Andrew Lynch

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Kim Bailey-trained The Rainbow Hunter,

ridden by David Bass

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Donald McCain-trained Corrin Wood,

ridden by David Casey; also Soll

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Tom George-trained St Are,

ridden by Paddy Brennan; also River Choice

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Philip Hobbs-trained Chance Du Roy,

ridden by Tom O’Brien

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Peter Bowen-trained Al Co,

ridden by Denis O’Regan

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Gordon Elliot-trained Cause Of Causes,

ridden by Paul Carberry

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Philip Hobbs-trained Gas Line Boy,

ridden by James Best

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The David Bridgwater-trained Wyck Hill,

ridden by Tom Cannon

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Alan King-trained Godsmejudge,

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Willie Mullins-trained Ballycasey,

ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Jonjo O’Neill-trained Shutthefrontdoor,

ridden by AP McCoy

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Fergal O’Brien-trained Alvarado,

ridden by Paul Moloney

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The Neil Mulholland-trained Druids Nephew,

ridden by Aidan Coleman

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Godsmejudge canters to the start

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The runners mill around at the start;

number 18 is Cause Of Causes

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The runners are about to

line up at the start

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

One circuit to go;

the remaining runners clear the water-jump

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

One circuit to go;

the loose horse, nearside, is Al Co

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Godsmejudge returns having

pulled up before two out

 

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Ditto

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Third-placed Monbeg Dude,

ridden by Liam Treadwell

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Having been cooled by buckets of water,

the winning horse Many Clouds

is soon back to his usual self 

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

The winning jockey, Leighton Aspell;

he chats to Marcus Armytage,

winning amateur rider in 1990 aboard Mr Frisk

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Ruby Walsh has found an alternative conveyance

for his journey back – namely the

French raider River Choice!

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Alan King and Wayne Hutchinson

discuss Godsmejudge’s run

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Unioniste is led back unscathed;

he departed at the fifth fence

 

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Race 5: The Grand National

 

Runner-up St Are

and Paddy Brennan

 

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