Famous Horse Races

Aintree Hurdle

Aintree Racecourse
A Brief History Of Aintree Hurdle
The Aintree Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race for four-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 eleven hurdles to be jumped in the race.

It was first run in 1976, and is often contested by horses which ran previously in the Champion Hurdle
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Winner
Khyber Kim
Solwhit
Al Eile
Al Eile
Asian Maze
Al Eile
Rhinestone Cowboy
Sacundai
Ilnamar
Barton
Mister Morose
Istabraq
Pridwell
Bimsey
Urubande
Danoli
Danoli
Morley Street
Morley Street
Morley Street
Morley Street
Beech Road
Celtic Chief
Aonoch
Aonoch
Bajan Sunshine
Dawn Run
Gaye Brief
Daring Run
Daring Run
Pollardstown
Monksfield
Monksfield
Night Nurse
Monksfield
Comedy of Errors
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Jockey
Paddy Brennan
Davy Russell
Timmy Murphy
Timmy Murphy
Ruby Walsh
Timmy Murphy
Mr J. P. Magnier
Ruby Walsh
Ruby Walsh
Tony Dobbin
Carl Llewellyn
Charlie Swan
Tony McCoy
Mick Fitzgerald
Charlie Swan
Charlie Swan
Charlie Swan
Graham Bradley
Richard Dunwoody
Jimmy Frost
Jimmy Frost
Richard Guest
Richard Dunwoody
Jacqui Oliver
Jimmy Duggan
Peter Scudamore
Tony Mullins
Richard Linley
Mr Ted Walsh
Mr Ted Walsh
Philip Blacker
Dessie Hughes
Dessie Hughes
Paddy Broderick
Dessie Hughes
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Nigel Twiston-Davies
Charles Byrnes
John Queally
John Queally
Thomas Mullins
John Queally
Jonjo O'Neill
Edward O'Grady
Martin Pipe
Tim Easterby
Nigel Twiston-Davies
Aidan O'Brien
Martin Pipe
Reg Akehurst
Aidan O'Brien
Tom Foley
Tom Foley
Toby Balding
Toby Balding
Toby Balding
Toby Balding
Toby Balding
Mercy Rimell
Sally Oliver
Sally Oliver
Martin Tate
Paddy Mullins
Mercy Rimell
Peter McCreery
Peter McCreery
Stan Mellor
Des McDonogh
Des McDonogh
Peter Easterby
Des McDonogh
Fred Rimell
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