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Kempton Park – Boxing Day – Monday 26 December 2016

Race 1 - Novices’ Hurdle & Race 2 - Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

               

Pre-race - Kauto Star.jpg

Pre-race - Desert Orchid.jpg

Pre-race - Colin Tizzard.jpg

 

Ahead of racing

 

The statue of Kauto Star surveys the Parade Ring

Bathed in the warm winter sunshine

 

26 December 2016

 

Ahead of racing

 

The Desert Orchid statue is

looking pristine ahead of the races

 

26 December 2016

 

Ahead of racing

 

Trainer Colin Tizzard stops to watch

replays of previous runnings of the

King George VI Chase

 

26 December 2016

Race 1 a Ballyhill.jpg

Race 1 b Mohaayed.jpg

Race 1 c Port.jpg

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained Ballyhill

ridden by son Sam

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Dan Skelton-trained Mohaayed

ridden by brother Harry

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Jimmy Fox-trained Port

ridden by Jack Sherwood

 

26 December 2016

Race 1 d Elgin.jpg

Race 1 e Jenkins.jpg

Race 1 f Glaring.jpg

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Alan King-trained Elgin

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Nicky Henderson-trained Jenkins

ridden by David Bass

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Amanda Perrett-trained Glaring

ridden by Richard Johnson

 

26 December 2016

Race 1 g Maximus Maridius.jpg

Race 1 h.jpg

Race 1 i.jpg

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Cantering to the start;

the Sam Drinkwater-trained Maximus Maridius

ridden by Sean Bowen

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

Just over one circuit to go;

Maximus Maridius leads from Ballyhill, Jenkins,

Glaring, Mohaayed, Elgin and Port

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 1:

Novices’ Hurdle

 

On the run to the winning linet;

Elgin triumphs over Mohaayed

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2 a San Benedeto & Remiluc.jpg

Race 2 b Gold Present & Poker School.jpg

Race 2 c Two Taffs & Sizing Tennessee.jpg

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

the Paul Nicholls-trained San Benedeto (right)

ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies and

the Chris Gordon-trained Remiluc

ridden by Sean Bowen

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

the Nicky Henderson-trained Gold Present (right)

ridden by Noel Fehily and the Ian Williams-trained

Poker School ridden by Richard Johnson

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

the Dan Skelton-trained Two Taffs (right)

ridden by Harry Skelton and the Colin Tizzard-trained

Sizing Tennessee ridden by Aidan Coleman

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2 d Max Ward.jpg

Race 2 e Two Taffs & Sizing Tennessee.jpg

Race 2 f Max Ward.jpg

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

the Tom George-trained Max Ward

ridden by Adrian Heskin

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering to the starting gate;

Sizing Tennessee (left) and Two Taffs

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Cantering to the starting gate;

Max Ward

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2 g Oops.jpg

Race 2 h Poker School.jpg

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Gold Present stumbles badly having cleared the 7th fence;

he survived the error

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 2:

Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase

 

Over the last;

Poker School gallops on to win from Two Taffs and San Benedeto

 

26 December 2016

 

           

 

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