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Newbury – Hennessy Gold Cup Day

Saturday 29 November 2014 – Hennessy Gold Cup

               

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Spotted in the crowd,

the Great British Sewing Bee’s Patrick Grant

 

29 November 2014

 

Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The two Alan King representatives,

Smad Place and Midnight Prayer,

are led to the Parade Ring having

been saddled in the boxes

 

29 November 2014

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Smad Place and Midnight Prayer again

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

In the Parade Ring,

Smad Place

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

In the Parade Ring,

Midnight Prayer

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Smad Place again;

the visored Vino Griego is in the background

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Smad Place

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Smad Place

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Midnight Prayer

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The Martin Keighley trained Annacotty,

ridden by Gavin Sheehan

 

29 November 2014

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The Pre-race Parade,

Smad Place with Denis O’Regan aboard

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The Pre-race Parade, Annacotty;

in the background is Ballynagour

ridden by Tom Scudamore

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The Pre-race Parade,

Midnight Prayer, with Tom Bellamy aboard.

No. 13 is the 5-1 favourite Djakadam

ridden by Ruby Walsh

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Over the water-jump with one circuit to go.

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The unplaced horses are unsaddled;

Smad Place (left), Djakadam (right).

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The runner-up, top-weight Houblon Des Obeaux,

ridden by the battle-scarred Aidan Coleman

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The third placed horse, Merry King,

is unsaddled by AP McCoy

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Monbeg Dude,

ridden by Paul Moloney, finished 4th

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

A cooling bucket of water for Smad Place

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The winner, Many Clouds, is paraded

in front of the happy spectators;

Jamie Osborne is in the background

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The winner, Many Clouds,

ridden by Grand National winning jockey,

Leighton Aspell

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Leighton unsaddles his mount

whilst chatting to connections

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

A cooling bucket of water

for the winner, Many Clouds

 

29 November 2014

 

 

Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The runner-up, Houblon Des Obeaux,

poses for photographs with his

delighted connections,

including trainer Venetia Williams

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The victors pose for photographs;

the horse’s trainer Oliver Sherwood,

is on the left, thumbs-up

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Further photos are taken

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Another cooling bucket of water

for the winner, Many Clouds

 

29 November 2014

 

 

Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

The prizes are presented

to the winning connections,

although owner Trevor Hemmings

was unable to attend today

 

29 November 2014

 

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Race 6:

The Hennessy Gold Cup

Grade 3 Chase

 

Leighton Aspell and his friends celebrate the win

 

29 November 2014

 

 

 

 

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