Great Yorkshire Chase

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2019
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The Great Yorkshire Chase is a Listed National Hunt handicap chase in England which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Doncaster over a distance of 3 miles (4,828 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in January.

The race was first run in 1948. It is currently sponsored by Sky Betknown as the Sky Bet Handicap Chase.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Age Weight Jockey Trainer
1948 Cool Customer 9 12-07 P Murphy J Fawcus
1949 Old Morality 7 10-01 Bob Turnell Fred Rimell
1950 Freebooter 9 11-11 J Power Bobby Renton
1951 Arctic Gold 6 11-00 Tim Molony G Balding
1952Abandoned due to death of King George VI
1953 Knock Hard 9 11-07 Tim Molony Vincent O'Brien
1954Abandoned because of frost
1955 Bramble Tudor 7 11-03 R Curran J Wight
1956Abandoned because of snow and frost
1957 ESB 11 11-10 Tim Molony Fred Rimell
1958 Hall Weir 8 10-10 Bill Rees Frank Cundell
1959Abandoned because of frost
1960 Knightsbrook 8 11-01 G Slack W Hall
1961 Chavara 8 10-07 Stan Mellor G Owen
1962 Nicolaus Silver 10 11-09 Bobby Beasley Fred Rimell
1963Abandoned because of frost
1964 King's Nephew 10 11-10 Stan Mellor Frank Cundell
1965 King of Diamonds 7 10-04 J Kenneally G Vergette
1966 Freddie 9 11-07 P McCarron R Tweedie
1967 Spear Fir 8 10-06 J Leech R Fairbairn
1968 Sixty Nine 8 12-00 Brian Fletcher Denys Smith
1969 Playlord 8 11-06 Ron Barry Gordon W. Richards
1970 Freddie Boy 9 11-03 Richard Pitman Fred Winter
1971 Two Springs 9 10-10 R Edwards G Owen
1972 Slaves Dream 8 10-06 Michael Dickinson R Hall
1973 Charlie Potheen 8 11-10 Terry Biddlecombe Fulke Walwyn
1974 Cuckolder 9 10-01 Andy Turnell Bob Turnell
1975 Rough House 9 10-05 John Burke Fred Rimell
1976Abandoned because of frost
1977Abandoned because of frost
1978 Autumn Rain 7 10-02 Colin Tinkler Tony Dickinson
1979Abandoned because of snow
1980 Jer 9 10-00 Phil Tuck P Bevan
1981 Tragus 9 10–13 Bob Davies David Morley
1982 Bregawn 8 11-06 John Francome Michael Dickinson
1983 Get Out of Me Way 8 10-00 Paul Barton Graham Thorner
1984Abandoned because of snow
1985Abandoned because of snow and frost
1986Abandoned because of frost
1987Abandoned because of frost
1988 Bob Tisdall 9 12-05 Tom Morgan John Edwards
1989 Proverity 8 11-08 Tom Morgan John Edwards
1990 Man O'Magic 9 11-10 Mark Perrett Kim Bailey
1991 Dalkey Sound 8 10-09 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1992 Abandoned : frost
1993 Young Hustler 6 10-00 David Bridgwater Nigel Twiston-Davies
1994 Carbisdale 10-07 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1995 Abandoned due to snow
1996 Addington Boy 10-08 Mark Dwyer Gordon W. Richards
1997 General Command 11-10 Paul Carberry Gordon W. Richards
1998 Speaker Weatherill 11-11 Mark Brennan Owen Brennan
1999 Major Bell 10-00 Adrian Maguire A Whillans
2000 Beau 11-00 Tom Jenks Nigel Twiston-Davies
2001 Heidi III 6 10-02 Dean Gallagher Mickey Hammond
2002 Moor Lane 10 10-04 Barry Fenton Ian Balding
2003 Barryscourt Lad 9 10-01 Rodi Greene Martin Pipe
2004 Tyneandthyneagain 9 10-04 Henry Oliver Richard Guest
2005 Colourful Life 9 10–12 Joe Tizzard Paul Nicholls
2006 A Glass in Thyne [1] 8 10–12 Andrew Thornton B N Pollock
2007 Simon [1] 8 11-02 Andrew Thornton John Spearing
2008 An Accordion 7 10-08 J W Farrelly David Pipe
2009 Big Fella Thanks 7 11-02 Christian Williams Paul Nicholls
2010 Abandoned : frost
2011 Abandoned : frost
2012 Calgary Bay 9 11-11 Dominic Elsworth Henrietta Knight
2013 Abandoned : frost
2014 The Rainbow Hunter 10 10-09 Nick Scholfield Kim Bailey
2015 If in Doubt 7 10–11 Tony McCoy Philip Hobbs
2016 Ziga Boy 7 10-01 Brendan Powell Jr Alan King
2017 Ziga Boy 8 10–11 Tom Bellamy Alan King
2018 Wakanda 9 11–00 Henry Brooke Sue Smith

1 The 2006 and 2007 runnings took place at Southwell.

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