Famous Horse Races

Fighting Fifth Hurdle

Newcastle Racecourse
A Brief History Of Fighting Fifth Hurdle
The "Fighting Fifth" 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 Newcastle Racecourse in November. There are nine hurdles to be jumped in the race.
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Winner

Go Native
Punjabi
Harchibald
Straw Bear
Arcalis
Harchibald
The French Furze
Intersky Falcon
Landing Light
Barton
Dato Star
Dato Star
Star Rage
Space Trucker
Padre Mio
Batabanoo

Halkopous
Royal Derbi
Beech Road
Kribensis
Floyd
Floyd
Tom Sharp
Out of the Gloom
Browne's Gazette
Gaye Brief
Donegal Prince
Ekbalco
Sea Pigeon
Bird's Nest
Sea Pigeon
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5
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Jockey

Davy Condon
Barry Geraghty
Paul Carberry
Tony McCoy
Tony Dobbin
Paul Carberry
Brian Harding
Liam Cooper
John Kavanagh
Tony Dobbin
Lorcan Wyer
Lorcan Wyer
Dean Gallagher
John Shortt
Richard Guest
Peter Niven

Steve Smith Eccles
Chris Grant
Richard Guest
Mark Dwyer
Simon Sherwood
Colin Brown
S O'Neill
Jonjo O'Neill
Dermot Browne
Sam Morshead
Phil Tuck
David Goulding
Alan Brown
Andrew Turnell
Ian Watkinson
Trainer

Noel Meade
Nicky Henderson
Noel Meade
Nick Gifford
Howard Johnson
Noel Meade
Nicky Richards
Jonjo O'Neill
Nicky Henderson
Tim Easterby
Malcolm Jefferson
Malcolm Jefferson
Mark Johnston
Jessica Harrington
Charlie Brooks
Mary Reveley

Mark Tompkins
Neville Callaghan
Toby Balding
Michael Stoute
David Elsworth
David Elsworth
Walter Wharton
Reg Hollinshead
Monica Dickinson
Mercy Rimell
Paul Kelleway
Roger Fisher
Peter Easterby
Bob Turnell
Peter Easterby
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