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Newbury – Greatwood Charity Raceday

Saturday 02 March 2013 – Races 1 and 2

               

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

In the Parade Ring, Choc ahead of

his ride aboard Iron Chancellor

 

02 March 2013

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Ditto

 

02 March 2013

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Iron Chancellor

02 March 2013

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Choc glances back, as Ballytober

(light blue/dark blue silks)

plays up, reluctant to leave the Parade Ring.

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Heading out of the Parade Ring,

Ballytober is about to follow the others

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Heading up past the stands on the first occasion.

Disputing the lead are

Kayf Aramis (Sam Twiston-Davies) and

Bygones Sovereign (Tom Scudamore).

Iron Chancellor is on the inside,

four from the right.

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Iron Chancellor fights a losing battle

with Destroyer Deployed for 4th place.

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Choc and Iron Chancellor return

to the Parade Ring to unsaddle

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Ditto

 

02 March 2013

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

I’d recognise those red boot tops

and gloves anywhere!

 

02 March 2013

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Buck Magic, trained by Neil Mulholland

and ridden by Michael Byrne,

returns to the Winner’s spot.

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Choc debriefs connections

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Having debriefed connections,

Choc heads for the Weighing Room

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 1: Handicap Hurdle [3 miles ˝ furlong]

Ditto

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

In the Parade Ring, Choc ahead of 

his ride about Mortimers Cross

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Ditto

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Choc with trainer John Needham

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

In the Parade Ring, aboard Mortimers Cross.

 

02 March 2013

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

The runners jump the water:

Fortification (grey) and Tartak lead,

Mortimers Cross is on the inside in mid-field

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Michel Le Bon gallops to the line to win

 

02 March 2013

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Mortimers Cross completes in 7th position;

Idarah (Aidan Coleman) 8th.

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Choc and Mortimers Cross return

to the Parade Ring to unsaddle

 

02 March 2013

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Those easily recognised red boot tops again!

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Choc debriefs trainer, John Needham.

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Ditto.

 

02 March 2013

 

Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

The Paul Nicholls trained Michel Le Bon,

ridden by Daryl Jacob,

returns to the Winner’s spot.

 

02 March 2013

 

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Race 2: Veterans’ Handicap Chase

Choc heads back to the Weighing Room,

as does Tom Scudamore

 

02 March 2013

 

 

Choc is pleased to signed autographs

and pose for photographs

 

02 March 2013

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Having signed autographs,

Choc poses for a photograph

 

02 March 2013

 

Barbury Castle landlord, Nigel Bunter,

talks about his support for the

Greatwood Charity and this

summer’s Barbury Horse Trials.

 

02 March 2013

 

 

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