Long Distance Hurdle

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Long Distance Hurdle
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The Long Distance Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of about 3 miles (3 miles and 52 yards, or 4,876 metres), and during its running there are twelve hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in late November or early December.

The event was established in 1990.


1990 Trapper John 6 Charlie Swan Mouse Morris
1991 Cab on Target 5 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1992 Tyrone Bridge [a] 6 Richard Dunwoody Martin Pipe
1993 Triple Witching 7 Adrian Maguire David Nicholson
1994 Hebridean 7 Adrian Maguire David Nicholson
1995 Conquering Leader 6 John Kavanagh Nicky Henderson
1996 What a Question 8 Graham Bradley Mouse Morris
1997 Go-Informal 6 Eddie Callaghan Malcolm Jefferson
1998 Princeful 7 Richard Dunwoody Jenny Pitman
1999 Deano's Beeno 7 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2000 Deano's Beeno 8 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2001 Historic 5 Carl Llewellyn Tom George
2002 Bacchanal 8 Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2003 Baracouda 8 Thierry Doumen François Doumen
2004 Baracouda 9 Tony McCoy François Doumen
2005 Inglis Drever 6 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2006 Inglis Drever 7 Tony Dobbin Howard Johnson
2007 Inglis Drever 8 Denis O'Regan Howard Johnson
2008 Duc de Regniere 6 Tony McCoy Nicky Henderson
2009 Big Buck's 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2010 Big Buck's 7 Tony McCoy Paul Nicholls
2011 Big Buck's 8 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2012 Big Buck's 9 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2013 Celestial Halo 9 Daryl Jacob Paul Nicholls
2014 Medinas 7 Richard Johnson Alan King
2015 Thistlecrack 7 Tom Scudamore Colin Tizzard
2016 Unowhatimeanharry 8 Barry Geraghty Harry Fry
2017 Beer Goggles 6 Richard Johnson Richard Woollacott
2018 Unowhatimeanharry 10 Barry Geraghty Harry Fry
2019 Paisley Park 7 Aidan Coleman Emma Lavelle
  1. ^ Burgoyne finished first in 1992, but he was relegated to second place after a stewards' inquiry

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