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Kempton Park 17 March 2012

 – St Patrick’s Afternoon of Jump Racing

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In the Parade Ring ahead

of the 2 mile Novices’ Hurdle;

Choc aboard Ulys Du Charmil

 

17 March 2012

 

The Novices’ Hurdle -

the race has just got underway.

Left to right: 9 of the 12 runners –

Colonel Alf (Dominic Elsworth);

Tweedledrum (Alain ‘Squeak’ Cawley);

Duaiseoir (Aidan Coleman);

Ulys Du Charmil (Choc);

Cape Express (Barry Geraghty);

Blue/white checked cap of

Right Step (Tom O’Brien) – winner;

Peadar Miguel (Jack Quinlan);

Opera Prince (Gerard Tumelty);

Mr Pyramus (Jamie Moore).

 

17 March 2012

 

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Choc and Ulys Du Charmil

gallop to the line;

they finish 6th

 

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Choc greets Hindon Road’s

connections

 

17 March 2012

 

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In the Parade Ring,

Choc ahead of his ride aboard

Hindon Road in the 2 mile 5 furlong

Novices’ Hurdle.

 

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Ditto

 

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In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Hindon Road

 

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Ditto

 

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Cantering to the start

 

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Ditto

 

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Hindon Road fights out the finish

with the Dominic Elsworth

ridden Captain Sunshine

 

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Choc and Hindon Road return

to the Winners’ Enclosure

having finished as runner-up

 

17 March 2012

 

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Choc arrives in the Parade Ring

ahead of his ride aboard

Pantxoa in the feature race,

the 32Red Handicap Hurdle

 

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Ditto

 

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In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Pantxoa

 

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Ditto

 

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Choc and Pantxoa canter to the start;

the horse in front is stablemate,

Balzaccio, ridden by Ciaran McKee

 

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The closing stages,

Choc urges his mount on to finish 2nd;

overtaking Synthe Davis (4th)

 

17 March 2012

 

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Winners’ Enclosure;

debriefing connections

 

17 March 2012

 

 

 

In the Parade Ring,

Choc ahead of his ride aboard

Unforgettable in the

Novices’ Handicap Chase

 

17 March 2012

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Choc chats to connections,

including trainer Robin Dickin

 

17 March 2012

 

In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Unforgettable

 

17 March 2012

 

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Ditto

 

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Choc returns to the

Winners’ Enclosure have finished 2nd.

 

17 March 2012

 

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In the Parade Ring, Choc ahead

of his ride aboard Suburban Bay

in the Handicap Chase

 

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Ditto

 

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One circuit to go.

Pictured are (left to right):

 Without A Doubt (Wayne Hutchinson);

Suburban Bay (Choc);

Pocket Aces (Andrew Thornton);

Tuskar Rock (Aidan Coleman);

Betabob (Mr RG Henderson);

Picture In The Sky (Conor O’Farrell).

 

17 March 2012

 

Choc debriefs connections,

having finished in 2nd AGAIN!.

 

17 March 2012

 

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The final race of the day, the bumper.

Choc finishes 4th

aboard Soixante Six

 

17 March 2012

 

Returning to the Winners’ Enclosure

for the final time today;

Choc and Soixante Six

 

17 March 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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