Famous Horse Races

Melling Chase

Aintree Racecourse
A Brief History Of Melling Chase
The Melling Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase for five-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 2 miles 4 furlongs (4,023 metres) at Aintree Racecourse during the Grand National meeting in early April. There are sixteen fences to be jumped in the race.

It was first run in 1991, and is often contested by horses which ran previously in the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
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Voy Por Ustedes
Monet's Garden
Hi Cloy
Moscow Flyer
Moscow Flyer
Native Upmanship
Native Upmanship
Fadalko
Direct Route
Direct Route
Opera Hat
Martha's Son
Viking Flagship
Viking Flagship
Katabatic
Deep Sensation
Remittance Man
Blazing Walker
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Robert Thornton
Tony Dobbin
Andrew McNamara
Barry Geraghty
Barry Geraghty
Conor O'Dwyer
Conor O'Dwyer
Ruby Walsh
Norman Williamson
Norman Williamson
Conor O'Dwyer
Carl Llewellyn
Adrian Maguire
Adrian Maguire
Simon McNeill
Declan Murphy
Richard Dunwoody
Chris Grant
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Alan King
Nicky Richards
Michael Hourigan
Jessica Harrington
Jessica Harrington
Arthur Moore
Arthur Moore
Paul Nicholls
Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson
John Fowler
Tim Forster
David Nicholson
David Nicholson
Josh Gifford
Josh Gifford
Nicky Henderson
Arthur Stephenson
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