Kempton Park

Sunday 21 October 2012


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Grands Crus makes a guest appearance ...

with his trainer David Pipe (left) and

Race Day Presenter Anthony Kemp (right)


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Choc greets the connections

ahead of the first race


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I should have wiped the camera lense ...

or does Choc have an aura?

Alan King and Choc in the Parade Ring

ahead of his ride aboard McVicar

in the Juvenile Hurdle

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Choc canters to the start

upsides AP McCoy riding Fisher.

Ahead is Colin Bolger

aboard My Guardian Angel


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The second flight;

Choc is second from the left


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The victor returns to the Winners’ Enclosure

having fought off the challenge of AP McCoy.



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In the Winners’ Enclosure


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Photo call time


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This should have been a great photo ...


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Race 2, the Beginners’ Chase, one circuit to go.

Left to right, the rider-less Akula;

Rebel High (David Bass); Polisky (Daryl Jacob);

Grams and Ounces (Thomas Flint);

Sire De Grugy – the winner (Jamie Moore);

Aussie Man And Van (Tom Cannon),

Arbeo (Sam Thomas).


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The jockeys arrive ahead of the third race. 

Left to right: Aidan Colman, Noel Fehily,

Choc and Denis O’Regan


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Alan King and Choc ahead of

the Novices’ Hurdle (Listed)


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In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Roberto Pegasus

ahead of the Novices’ Hurdle


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The two ‘Robertos’ head to the start.

The other runner is Spirit Of Shankly

ridden by Noel Fehily.


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Over the second flight,

Hawkhill (the winner) leads

from Tuscan Gold


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Choc and Roberto Pegasus

finish in 4th place


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Returning to the Winners’ Enclosure


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Choc unsaddles his mount


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Race 4, a Handicap Chase.

Left to right: Chapel House (James Banks);

Laustra Bad (Tom Scudamore);

Basoda – the winner (Nick Scholfield);

Tim The Chair (Dougie Costello);

Sea Cadet (Nathan Adams).


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