Famous Horse Races

Royal & SunAlliance Chase

Cheltenham Racecourse
A Brief History Of Royal & SunAlliance Chase
The Royal & SunAlliance Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase for five-year-old and above novices run over a distance of 3 miles 110 yards (4,929 metres) at Cheltenham Racecourse during the Cheltenham Festival in March. There are nineteen fences to be jumped in the race.

The race takes its name from its sponsors, the insurance company Royal & SunAlliance. The sponsorship dates back to 1974 - prior to the merger of Royal Insurance and Sun Alliance in 1996, the race was known as the Sun Alliance Chase. The only previous sponsor of the race was The Tote (the Totalisator Champion Novice Chase, 1964-1973), before which the race was called the Broadway Novices' Chase.
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Denman
Star de Mohaison
Trabolgan
Rule Supreme
One Knight
Hussard Collonges

Lord Noelie
Looks Like Trouble
Florida Pearl
Hanakham
Nahthen Lad
Brief Gale
Monsieur Le Cure
Young Hustler
Miinnehoma
Rolling Ball
Garrison Savannah
Envopak Token
The West Awake
Kildimo
Cross Master
Antarctic Bay
A Kinsman
Canny Danny
Brown Chamberlin
Lesley Ann
Lacson
Master Smudge
Sweet Joe
Gay Spartan
Tied Cottage
Pengrail
Ten Up
Killiney
Clever Scot
Tantalum
Proud Tarquin
Spanish Steps
Herring Gull
Border Jet
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Arkloin
Buona Notte
Arkle
Caduval
Grallagh Cnoc
Solfen
Mac Joy
Just Awake
Mandarin
Polar Flight
Great Eliza
Glenbeigh
Coneyburrow
Good and Plenty
On View
Manicou
Arctic Gold
Glen Fire
Comeragh
Blakely Grove
Mountain Prince

Birthlaw
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Tony McCoy
Ruby Walsh
Barry Geraghty
Mick Fitzgerald
David Casey
Richard Johnson
Russ Garritty

Jim Culloty
Paul Carberry
Richard Dunwoody
Richard Dunwoody
Warren Marston
Philip Hide
Peter Niven
Peter Scudamore
Peter Scudamore
Peter Scudamore
Ben de Haan
Peter Hobbs
Simon Sherwood
Graham Bradley
Reg Crank
Frank Berry
Geordie Dun
Niall Madden
John Francome
Colin Brown
Steve Knight
Richard Hoare
Steve Smith Eccles
Michael Dickinson
Tommy Carberry
John Francome
Tommy Carberry
Richard Pitman
David Mould
David Nicholson
Pat Taaffe
John Cook
Joe Crowley
Josh Gifford
David Mould
Liam McLoughlin
Johnnie Haine
Pat Taaffe
Laurie Morgan
Pat Taaffe
Pat Taaffe
Arthur Freeman
Arthur Freeman
Michael Scudamore
Tommy Cusack
B Cooper
Dave Dick
Pat Taaffe
Jimmy Power
Bryan Marshall
Lord Mildmay
Glen Kelly
Mr J Spencer
D Kelly
Joe Maguire
Bryan Marshall

Ted Vinall
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Jonjo O'Neill
Paul Nicholls
Paul Nicholls
Nicky Henderson
Willie Mullins
Philip Hobbs
Peter Beaumont

Henrietta Knight
Noel Chance
Willie Mullins
Ron Hodges
Jenny Pitman
Josh Gifford
John Edwards
Nigel Twiston-Davies
Martin Pipe
Martin Pipe
Jenny Pitman
Josh Gifford
Oliver Sherwood
Toby Balding
Tom Bill
Pat Hughes
John Brockbank
Jimmy FitzGerald
Fred Winter
David Elsworth
Bob Hawker
Arthur Barrow
Tom Jones
Tony Dickinson
Dan Moore
Fred Winter
Jim Dreaper
Fred Winter
Tom Jones
Michael Pope
Tom Dreaper
Edward Courage
Paddy Mullins
Ryan Price
Peter Cazalet
Tom Dreaper
Bob Turnell
Tom Dreaper
Bogden Lubecki
Joe Osbourne
Willie O'Grady
Ken Bailey
Peter Cazalet
Fulke Walwyn
George Spann
Danny Morgan
Fulke Walwyn
Joe Osbourne
Jack Fawcus
Fulke Walwyn
Peter Cazalet
Gerald Balding
Syd Mercer
Noel Furlong
Ivor Anthony
Fulke Walwyn

Tommy Rayson
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