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Heythrop Summer Fair and Donkey Derby

Sunday 17 June 2012

               

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One of the hound races

 

A barn owl from the

Cotswold Falconry Centre

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Spot the ‘hybrid’ falcon!

Denis O’Regan (far left) and

Timmy Murphy (far right)

 try out their Polocrosse skills

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The ‘Driven’ Donkey Derby

‘What number am I?’ thinks Choc

 

Tim Kent (DBS Director & auctioneer)

interviews Timmy Murphy

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The guys share a joke

Choc and his chosen donkey

 prepare to be auctioned for charity

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The auction continues ...

the successful bidder was Martin Keighley

 

Choc and his faithful steed in action

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The race is over ...

Choc finished 2nd to Denis O’Regan

 

Ditto

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Ditto

Ditto

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Choc passes on his advice to Martin Keighley.

Son William is on the right,

held by Choc’s friend Patrick Sheehan.

 

Richard Phillips

competing in the trainers’ heat

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The winner and runner-up of the final,

jockey Denis O’Regan and

trainer Fergal O’Brien respectively.

 

 

 

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