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Kempton Park – Boxing Day

Thursday 26 December 2013 – Races 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6

               

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Race 1: Novices’ Hurdle.

 

Just over one circuit to go.

Amore Alato (Richard Johnson) leads the way.

 

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Race 1: Novices’ Hurdle.

 

The business end of the race.

Amore Alato successfully holds off

the challenge of left Fascino Rustico (Daryl Jacob),

centre Sgt Reckless (Dominic Elsworth),

and right Vaniteux (Barry Geraghty).

 

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Race 2: Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase.

 

David Pipe’s Western Warhorse leads them

a merry dance, having unshipped Tom Scudamore

before the start – he will continue to evade

capture before finally being caught and withdrawn!

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Race 2: Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase.

 

One circuit to go.

Loose Chips (Noel Fehily) leads the way

from Urbain De Sivola (Daryl Jacob),

Roger Beantown (Dave  Crosse),

Ohio Gold (Joe Tizzard), Ericht (Barry Geraghty)

and Thunderstorm (AP McCoy).

 

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Race 2: Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase.

 

Over the last.

Loose Chips still holds the advantage

from Urbain De Sivola and Ohio Gold.

 

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Race 3: The Kauto Star Novices’ Chase

(formerly The Feltham Novices’ Chase) [Grade1].

 

One circuit to go.

Annacotty (Ian Popham) leads from

Just A Par (Daryl Jacob), Third Intention (Joe Tizzard)

and Green Flag (Tom Scudamore).

 

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Race 3: The Kauto Star Novices’ Chase

(formerly The Feltham Novices’ Chase) [Grade1].

 

Over the last and the Martin Keighley-trained

Annacotty has victory in the bag!

 

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Race 4: The Christmas Hurdle [Grade 1].

 

Choc and Grumeti canter to the start.

 

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Race 4: The Christmas Hurdle [Grade 1].

 

Just over one circuit to go.

Duke Of Navan (Brian Harding) leads the way

from The New One (Sam Twiston-Davies),

Grumeti (Choc) and Sametegal (Daryl Jacob).

 

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Race 4: The Christmas Hurdle [Grade 1].

 

The New One and

My Tent Or Yours (AP McCoy)

fight out the finish. 

The latter wins by half a length.

 

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Race 4: The Christmas Hurdle [Grade 1].

 

Grumeti finishes 5th.

 

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Race 6: Handicap Hurdle.

 

In the Parade Ring.

Choc with the connections of his

final ride of the day, Ourmanmassini

 

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Race 6: Handicap Hurdle.

 

In the Parade Ring.

Choc aboard Ourmanmassini.

 

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Race 6: Handicap Hurdle.

 

Just over one circuit to go.

Big Casino (Sam Twiston-Davies) leads the way;

Ourmanmassini is on the extreme right.

 

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Race 6: Handicap Hurdle.

 

Having cleared the last flight,

Junction Fourteen (Leighton Aspell) gallops

on to win by 14 lengths at the line;

far right, Georgian King (Ian Popham)

finishes 2nd from Big Casino (3rd).

 

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Race 6: Handicap Hurdle.

 

Choc returns having pulled up

Ourmanmassini.

 

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