Famous Horse Races

World Hurdle

Cheltenham Racecourse
A Brief History Of World Hurdle
The World Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race for four-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 3 miles (4,828 metres) at Cheltenham Racecourse during the Cheltenham Festival in March. There are twelve hurdles to be jumped in the race.

It was first run under its current conditions in 1972 as the Stayers' Hurdle, changing to the present name in 2005. It is the most prestigious long distance hurdle race in the United Kingdom.
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Big Buck's
Big Buck's
Inglis Drever
Inglis Drever
My Way de Solzen
Inglis Drever
Iris's Gift
Baracouda
Baracouda

Bacchanal
Anzum
Princeful
Karshi
Cyborgo
Dorans Pride
Balasani
Shuil Ar Aghaidh
Nomadic Way
King's Curate
Trapper John
Rustle
Galmoy
Galmoy
Crimson Embers
Rose Ravine
Gaye Chance
A Kinsman
Crimson Embers
Derring Rose
Mountrivers
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Flame Gun
Town Ship
Bit of a Jig
Brown Lad
Highland Abbe
Moyne Royal
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Ruby Walsh
Ruby Walsh
Denis O'Regan
Paddy Brennan
Robert Thornton
Graham Lee
Barry Geraghty
Thierry Doumen
Thierry Doumen

Mick Fitzgerald
Richard Johnson
Rodney Farrant
Jamie Osbourne
David Bridgwater
Shane Broderick
Mark Perrett
Charlie Swan
Jamie Osbourne
Mark Perrett
Charlie Swan
Michael Bowlby
Tommy Carmody
Tommy Carmody
Stuart Shilston
Ricky Pusey
Sam Morshead
Geordie Dun
Stuart Shilston
John Francome
Tommy Ryan
Philip Blacker
Mr Niall Madden
Tommy Carberry
Dessie Hughes
Tommy Carberry
Richard Smith
David Mould
Macer Gifford
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Paul Nicholls
Paul Nicholls
Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson
Alan King
Howard Johnson
Jonjo O'Neill
François Doumen
François Doumen

Nicky Henderson
David Nicholson
Jenny Pitman
Henrietta Knight
Martin Pipe
Michael Hourigan
Martin Pipe
Paddy Kiely
Barry Hills
Stan Mellor
Mouse Morris
Nicky Henderson
John Mulhern
John Mulhern
Fulke Walwyn
Fulke Walwyn
Mercy Rimell
John Brockbank
Fulke Walwyn
Fred Winter
Edward O'Grady
John Edwards
Edward O'Grady
Peter Easterby
Mick O'Toole
Jim Dreaper
Les Kennard
Arthur Pitt
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