Famous Horse Races

Christmas Hurdle

Kempton Racecourse
A Brief History Of Christmas Hurdle
The Christmas Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race for four-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 2 miles (3,219 metres) at Kempton Park Racecourse during the King George VI Chase meeting on Boxing Day. There are eight hurdles to be jumped in the race.
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Winner

Go Native
Harchibald
Straw Bear
Jazz Messenger
Feathard Lady
Harchibald
Intersky Falcon
Intersky Falcon
Landing Light
Geos
Dato Star
French Holly
Kerawi


Absalom's Lady
Muse
Mighty Mogul
Gran Alba
Fidway
Kribensis
Kribensis
Osric
Nohalmdun
Aonoch
Browne's Gazette
Dawn Run
Ekbalco

Celtic Ryde
Bird's Nest
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Jockey

Davy Condon
Paul Carberry
Tony McCoy
Niall Madden
Ruby Walsh
Paul Carberry
Liam Cooper
Charlie Swan
Mick Fitzgerald
Mick Fitzgerald
Lorcan Wyer
Andrew Thornton
Carl Llewellyn


Paul Holley
Mark Richards
Richard Dunwoody
Graham McCourt
Steve Smith Eccles
Richard Dunwoody
Richard Dunwoody
Graham McCourt
Peter Scudamore
Jimmy Duggan
Dermot Browne
Jonjo O'Neill
Jonjo O'Neill

John Francome
Andrew Turnell
Trainer

Noel Meade
Noel Meade
Nick Gifford
Noel Meade
Colm Murphy
Noel Meade
Jonjo O'Neill
Jonjo O'Neill
Nicky Henderson
Nicky Henderson
Malcolm Jefferson
Ferdy Murphy
Nigel Twiston-Davies


David Elsworth
David Elsworth
David Nicholson
Richard Hannon
Tim Thomson Jones
Michael Stoute
Michael Stoute
Mick Ryan
Peter Easterby
Sally Oliver
Monica Dickinson
Paddy Mullins
Roger Fisher

Peter Cundell
Bob Turnell
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