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Stratford Upon Avon

Saturday 08 September 2012

               

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The Martin Keighley trained Tower

finishes 3rd in the Conditional Jockeys’

Selling Handicap Hurdle

 

08 September 2012

 

The Lady Herries trained Geneva Geyser,

ridden by Richard Johnson,

 wins the Beginners’ Chase.

 

08 September 2012

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Choc ahead of his first ride of the day.

The black armband is in memory of

Lord John Oaksey who

passed away earlier in the week.

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Choc chats with trainer Alan King

 

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Final instructions

 

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Choc aboard his first mount of the day,

Danehill Dante, ahead of the Novices’ Hurdle

(Choc nearly lost his head due to my shaky hands!)

 

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Ditto

 

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Ditto

 

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Danehill Dante canters to post

 

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One circuit to go, One Term leads (AP McCoy),

from Antonius Lad (Dominic Elsworth),

Good Boy Jackson (Dougie Costello) almost hidden,

and Danehill Dante

 

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The Peter Bowen trained Ballybough Gorta,

ridden by Jamie Moore, wins the 2 mile 7 furlong

Handicap Chase; Papradon ridden

by Sam Twiston-Davies in runner-up spot

 

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Choc chats with connections ahead

of the 2 mile 1½ furlong Handicap Chase

 

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Choc appears to be amused!

 

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Choc aboard Henry San

 

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The field clears the ‘faux’ water;

leading is Sky Calling (Ian Popham);

Novikov far side (Paul Moloney);

Henry San, Farleigh House (Alex Merriam);

and Marchant D’Argent (Richard Johnson)

 

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Following Sky Calling’s unfortunate

fall at the final fence, Henry San wins,

giving Choc his 8th winner of the season

 

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Great picture of Henry San,

not so good of Choc!!!

 

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Choc debriefs connections

 

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Ditto

 

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A photocall for the winner

 

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