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Kempton Park – Boxing Day – Monday 26 December 2016

Race 5 – King George VI Chase (Grade 1) & Race 6 – Handicap Hurdle

               

Race 5 a Tea For Two.jpg

Race 5 b The pre-race parade.jpg

Race 5 c Cue Card.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Ahead of the race;

Tea For Two, trained by Nick Williams

and ridden by Lizzie Kelly,

heads to the start early

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The pre-race parade;

Cue Card, Josses Hill,

Silviniaco Conti and Thistlecrack

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

last year’s victor Cue Card, trained by

Colin Tizzard and ridden by Paddy Brennan

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 d Josses Hill.jpg

Race 5 e Silviniaco Conti.jpg

Race 5 f Thistlecrack.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

Josses Hill, trained by Nicky Henderson

and ridden by Daryl Jacob

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

dual winner Silviniaco Conti, trained by

Paul Nicholls and ridden by Noel Fehily

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering down past the grandstands;

Thistlecrack, trained by Colin Tizzard

and ridden by Tom Scudamore

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 g Thistlecrack.jpg

Race 5 h Josses Hill.jpg

Race 5 i Silviniaco Conti.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering back to the starting gate;

Tom Scudamore didn’t take

Thistlecrack to look at the final fence

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering back to the starting gate,

having looked at the final fence;

Josses Hill

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering back to the starting gate,

having looked at the final fence;

Silviniaco Conti

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 j Cue Card.jpg

Race 5 k At the start.jpg

Race 5 l one circuit to go.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Cantering back to the starting gate,

having looked at the final fence;

Cue Card

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The five runners are gathered

at the start

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Just over one circuit to go;

Thistlecrack leads the way

from Silviniaco Conti

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5 m Thistlecrack over the last.jpg

Race 5 n the race to the line.jpg

Race 5 o Thistlecrack.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Over the last;

Thistlecrack has destroyed his rivals

and goes on the win impressively

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

It’s a close fought battle for second place

between Cue Card, Silviniaco Conti

and Tea For Two; they finish in that order

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

Having paraded in front of the

Premier Enclosure, the winner is led

back up the racecourse

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 p Thistlecrack.jpg

Race 5 q Thistlecrack.jpg

Race 5 r Thistlecrack.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure;

Thistlecrack with connections

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

In the Winners’ Enclosure;

connections pose with their winning horse

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

In the Parade Ring, post-race;

Thistlecrack is led around 

to receive the applause of the race-goers

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 s Thistlecrack.jpg

Race 5 t Kauto Star.jpg

Race 5 u presentations.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The feature race is replayed on the large screen

overlooking the Parade Ring

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The statue of the 5-time winner of the

King George VI Chase, Kauto Star,

surveys the Parade Ring

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning connections have received their trophies

from ex-Rugby Union player Lawrence Dallaglio.

 

26 December 2016

Race 5 v presentations.jpg

Race 6 a Doesyourdogbite etc.jpg

Race 6 b Willie Twiston-Davies.jpg

 

Race 5:

King George VI Chase (Grade 1)

 

The winning jockey, Tom Scudamore,

poses for photographs

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

In the Parade Ring;

Doesyourdogbite (No.4)

and two of his rivals

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

In the Parade Ring;

Having recently successfully reapplied for his

jump jockey licence, Willy Twiston-Davies

chats to connections ahead of the race

 

26 December 2016

Race 6 c Big Chief Benny.jpg

Race 6 d One circuit to go.jpg

Race 6 e Doesyourdogbite.jpg

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

Heading to the start;

The Alan King-trained Big Chief Benny

ridden by Wayne Hutchinson

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

Just over one circuit to travel;

Southport ridden by Willy Twiston-Davies

leads the field

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

Heading to the winning line;

Doesyourdogbite

ridden by Aidan Coleman

 

26 December 2016

Race 6 f Doesyourdogbite.jpg

Race 6 g Doesyourdogbite.jpg

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

The winner returns to the Winners’ Enclosure;

Doesyourdogbite,

ridden by Aidan Coleman

 

26 December 2016

 

Race 6:

Handicap Hurdle

 

The winning horse;

Doesyourdogbite

trained by Jonjo O’Neill

 

26 December 2016

           

 

 

 

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