May 24, 2019

Cheltenham Festival: St Patrick’s Thursday – radio & text


Bryony Frost

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Summary

  1. Bryony Frost turns into first female jockey to race a Grade One Cheltenham Festival winner over the fences
  2. Frost on board Frodon (9-2) in Ryanair Dash
  3. Paisley Park (11-8f) wins Stayers’ Hurdle – owned by Andrew Gemmell, who turn out to be as soon as born blind
  4. Barry Geraghty leads two favourites – Defi Du Seil and Sire Du Berlais – to victories for JP McManus
  5. Lizzie Kelly on victorious Siruh Du Lac in Merriebelle Stable Plate
  6. Going: Fine to relaxed (relaxed in locations)

Live Reporting

By Ben Hobson

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  1. On the present time’s card

    Cheltenham Festival day three

    We catch bought two extra races for you this afternoon. Here’s how this present day’s card looks after Lizzie Kelly’s victory on Siruh Du Lac.

    13:30 – JLT Novices’ Dash 2m 3f 166y –DEFI DU SEUIL

    14:10 – Pertemps Community Final (handicap hurdle) 2m 7f 213y –SIRE DU BERLAIS

    14:50 – Ryanair Steeple Dash 2m 4f 127y –FRODON

    15:30 – Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle 2m 7f 213y –PAISLEY PARK

    16:10 – Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (handicap steeple toddle) 2m 4f 127y –SIRUH DU LAC

    16:50 – Destroy of day Lag Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle 2m 179y

    17:30 – Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Self-discipline Cup Handicap Steeple Dash 3m 2f

  2. Post update

    Thanks Jonathan, I’d now not narrate fleshy of vitality but I catch bought a miniature buzz after these closing three races. Wow, who’s unruffled with me?

  3. Post update

    Any else feeling emotionally drained? I need a lie down.

    Thankfully my colleagueBen Hobsonis unruffled fleshy of vitality. He’s ready to handbook you by the last two races of the day…

    Cheerio!

  4. Post update

    Passe Huge Britain hockey participant grew to alter into media persona Sam Quek, furthermore a titillating racing fan and who’s working on the Festival, is buzzing at what she has simply considered…

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    Siruh Du Lac wins Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash

    Lizzie Kelly roars in delight as she returns to the winners’ enclosure, the contented punters becoming a member of in along with her as they give three cheers to Siruh Du Lac.

    The jockey lovingly slaps her horse, who proudly nods his head in return.

  6. ‘I knew I could presumably well beat him’

    Siruh Du Lac wins Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash

    BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Additional

    Lizzie Kelly, profitable jockey:“Another interview with Derek Thompson! I knowledgeable you all I could presumably well plan shut it! He’s a unheard of horse.

    “What a worthy enact. I knew I could presumably well beat him. You bought to point out it somehow presumably have not you!”

    Lizzy Kelly

    Copyright: BBC Sport

  7. Mystic Liz

    Siruh Du Lac wins Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash

  8. Plump consequence

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    1Siruh Du Lac (Lizzie Kelly) 9-2

    2Janika (D A Jacob) 3-1 Fav

    3Spiritofthegames (Harry Skelton) 6-1

    4Eamon An Cnoic (T Scudamore) 10-1

  9. WINNER – SIRUH DU LAC

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    I believed Girls folks’ Day turn out to be as soon as the day past? On the present time is Girls folks’ Day!

    Lizzie Kelly guidesSiruh Du Lacto victory from start to enact.

    The 9-2 shot came under pressure down the straight, in particular from the favourite Janika, but managed to dig in and withhold on.

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    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    Siruh Du Lac goes over the closing within the lead but there are three in shut pursuit…

  11. Post update

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    Four left to head after they leap over the ditch. Siruh Du Lac leads unruffled but Janika is poised…

  12. Post update

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    Siruh Du Lac continues to press on the entrance, because the total horses – with carrying degrees of success – roam over a trio of fences.

  13. Post update

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    King’s Odessey takes a fall, fortunately being refrained from by the relief of the realm. Ten left to leap…

  14. Post update

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    They’re love greyhounds chasing the mechanical bone. Immediate out of the traps and all safely over the first fence

    Siruh Du Lac, ridden by Lizzie Kelly, is environment the tempo…

  15. Post update

    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    Eamon An Cnoic is trailing 3-1 well-liked Janika, Siruh Du Lac and Spiritofthegames within the possibilities.

    The horses are nearly ready…

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    Merribelle Stable Plate Handicap Dash (16:10 GMT)

    David Pipe is man who’s conscious of reach this hump.

    Three winners and three placed horses within the past 10 years is respectable pedigree.

    His price in this year’s hump isEamon An Cnoic,a 10-1 shot ridden by Tom Scudamore.

    “He turn out to be as soon as travelling successfully when he came down three out on trials day right here and will hump very successfully having had his self assurance boosted with a canter around Ludlow,” Pipe knowledgeable Racing Post.

  17. ‘A day to be overjoyed with’

    A message from our radio commentator…

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    Paisley Park wins Stayers’ Hurdle

    A particular second.

    Gemmell

    Copyright: PA

  19. Coalzy:What an hour of racing! Admire that from Bryony Frost and made up for Andrew Gemmell! Well performed to all titillating!

  20. On the present time’s card

    Cheltenham Festival day three

    13:30 – JLT Novices’ Dash 2m 3f 166y –DEFI DU SEUIL

    14:10 – Pertemps Community Final (handicap hurdle) 2m 7f 213y –SIRE DU BERLAIS

    14:50 – Ryanair Steeple Dash 2m 4f 127y –FRODON

    15:30 – Sun Racing Stayers’ Hurdle 2m 7f 213y –PAISLEY PARK

    16:10 – Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate (handicap steeple toddle) 2m 4f 127y

    16:50 – Destroy of day Lag Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle 2m 179y

    17:30 – Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Self-discipline Cup Handicap Steeple Dash 3m 2f

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