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Saturday 07 December 2013 – Races 1, 2 & 3

               

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The first race of the day was run in

memory of racehorse owner David Johnson

who passed away last summer. 

Raceday presenter, Anthony Kemp,

interviews jockey Timmy Murphy about

the three David Johnson ex-racehorses

parading at Sandown Park today.

 

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Ashkazar.

The horse now fulfils the role of

Verity Murphy’s hack.

 

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2008 Grand National winner Comply Or Die.

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Well Chief, the very talented but

fragile-legged winner of the

2004 Arkle Challenge Trophy

at the Cheltenham Festival,

and other top class races.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

In the Parade Ring, Money For Nothing.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Money For Nothing.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

One circuit to go,

Choc aboard No.4 Money For Nothing.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

The grey Vibrato Valtat (Daryl Jacob)

is challenged for the lead by

Vaniteux (Barry Geraghty)

on the run to the line.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

Money For Nothing on

his way finishing 7th of 9.

 

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Race 1: National Hunt Novices’ Hurdle.

And the winner is Vaniteux,

trained by Nicky Henderson.

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle.

In the Parade Ring, Tante Sissi, led up by

@orse_racing_lad Steve Ayres.

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle.

Trainer Alan King and Choc.

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle.

Choc and Tante Sissi canter to the start.

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle

One circuit to go,

Tante Sissi is held up in rear.

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle.

Bottom-weight, Benefique Royale (Brendan Powell)

is driven out to win from Teochew (Daryl Jacob).

 

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Race 2: Mares’ Handicap Hurdle.

Tante Sissi finishes 8th of 12.

 

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Race 2: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

Benefique Royale, trained by Nick Williams,

returns to the Winners’ Enclosure.urdeHurl

 

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Race 2: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

Choc returns to the Weighing Room.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

In the Parade Ring,

Salmanazar.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

In the Parade Ring,

Choc aboard Salmanazar.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

Saphir Du Rheu (Daryl Jacob) and

Home Run (Kieron Edgar) fight out the finish.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

Salmanazar finishes 13th of 16.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

And the winner is ...

Saphir Du Rheu

trained by Paul Nicholls.urdeHurl

 

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Race 3: Handicap Hurdle (Qualifier).

Choc returns to the

Weighing Room once more.urdeHurl

 

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