Famous Horse Races

Long Walk Hurdle

Ascot Racecourse
A Brief History Of Long Walk Hurdle
The Long Walk Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race for four-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 3 miles 1½ furlongs (5,130 metres) at Ascot Racecourse in December. There are fourteen hurdles to be jumped in the race.

It was first run in 1965 as a handicap race, and became a conditions race in 1971. It attained Grade 1 status in 1990.
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Big Buck's
Punchestowns
Lough Derg
Mighty Man
My Way de Solzen
Baracouda
Baracouda
Deano's Beeno
Baracouda
Baracouda
Anzum
Princeful
Paddy's Return
Ocean Hawk
Silver Wedge
Hebridean
Sweet Duke
Vagog

Floyd
Royal Athlete
French Goblin
Bluff Cove
Out of the Gloom
Misty Dale
Kristenson
Crimson Embers
Mayotte

Derring Rose
John Cherry
Kelso Chant
John Cherry

Lanzarote
Go Bingo
Soloning
Highland Abbe
St Patrick's Blue
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Jockey

Ruby Walsh
Barry Geraghty
Tom Scudamore
Richard Johnson
Robert Thornton
Thierry Doumen
Thierry Doumen
Tony McCoy
Thierry Doumen
Thierry Doumen
Richard Johnson
Richard Dunwoody
Norman Williamson
Carl Llewellyn
Jamie Osbourne
Adrian Maguire
Carl Llewellyn
Martin Foster

Graham Bradley
Dean Gallagher
Peter Hobbs
Richard Dunwoody
Peter Scudamore
Phil Tuck
Michael Williams
Stuart Shilston
Paul Richards

John Francome
Steve Smith Eccles
Steve Charlton
Steve Smith Eccles

John Francome
David Munro
Richard Pitman
Mr Richard Smith
Bill Smith
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Paul Nicholls
Nicky Henderson
David Pipe
Henry Daly
Alan King
François Doumen
François Doumen
Martin Pipe
François Doumen
François Doumen
Alan King
Jenny Pitman
Ferdy Murphy
Nigel Twiston-Davies
Oliver Sherwood
David Nicholson
Nigel Twiston-Davies
Martin Pipe

David Elsworth
Jenny Pitman
Josh Gifford
Reg Hollinshead
Reg Hollinshead
Jenny Pitman
Roger Fisher
Fulke Walwyn
Richard Holder

Fred Winter
Tom Jones
Jumbo Wilkinson
Tom Jones

Fred Winter
Sam Hall
Fred Winter
Les Kennard
David Tatlow
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