Ascot Hurdle

Ascot Hurdle
2019
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The Ascot 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 Ascot over a distance of about 2 miles and 3½ furlongs (2 miles, 3 furlongs and 58 yards, or 3,875 metres), and during its running there are ten hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in November. It is currently sponsored by Coral bookmakers and run as the Coral Hurdle.

Winners since 1978Edit

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
1978 Kybo 5 Gerry Enright Josh Gifford
1979 Connaught Ranger 5 Colin Tinkler Fred Rimell
1980 Connaught Ranger 6 John Burke Fred Rimell
1981 Lumen 6 Richard Rowe Josh Gifford
1982 Al Kuwait 6 John Francome Fred Winter
1983 Dawn Run 5 Jonjo O'Neill Paddy Mullins
1984 Gaye Brief 7 Richard Linley Mercy Rimell
1985 Gaye Brief 8 Richard Linley Mercy Rimell
1986 Ibn Majed 4 John McLaughlin Chuck Spares
1987 Sabin du Loir 8 Peter Scudamore Martin Pipe
1988 Sabin du Loir 9 Peter Scudamore Martin Pipe
1989 Nodform 5 Richard Rowe Josh Gifford
1990 Morley Street 6 Jimmy Frost Toby Balding
1991 Morley Street 7 Jimmy Frost Toby Balding
1992 Muse 5 Paul Holley David Elsworth
1993 King Credo 8 Adrian Maguire Steve Woodman
1994 Oh So Risky 7 Paul Holley David Elsworth
1995 Large Action 7 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1996 Muse 9 Paul Holley David Elsworth
1997 Pridwell 7 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
1998 Juyush 6 Timmy Murphy Jim Old
1999 Wahiba Sands 6 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2000 Kates Charm 7 J. P. McNamara Robert Alner
2001 Baracouda 6 Thierry Doumen François Doumen
2002 Baracouda 7 Thierry Doumen François Doumen
2003 Mr Cool 9 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2004 Monet's Garden [a] 6 Tony Dobbin Nicky Richards
2005 No Refuge [a] 5 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2006 Hardy Eustace 9 Conor O'Dwyer Dessie Hughes
2007 Hardy Eustace 10 Conor O'Dwyer Dessie Hughes
2008 Chomba Womba 7 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson
2009 Zaynar 4 Andrew Tinkler Nicky Henderson
2010 Silviniaco Conti 4 Noel Fehily Paul Nicholls
2011 Overturn 7 Jason Maguire Donald McCain, Jr.
2012 Oscar Whisky 7 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson
2013 Annie Power 5 Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2014 Faugheen 6 Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2015 Rock On Ruby 10 Barry Geraghty Harry Fry
2016 Yanworth 6 Barry Geraghty Alan King
2017 Lil Rockerfeller 6 Trevor Whelan Neil King
2018 If The Cap Fits 6 Noel Fehily Harry Fry
2019 If The Cap Fits 7 Sean Bowen Harry Fry
  1. ^ a b The 2004 and 2005 runnings took place at Windsor

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pedigreequery.comAscot Hurdle – Ascot.
  • Ladbrokes Pocket Companion 1990/91. Aesculus Press. 1990. p. 40. ISBN 1-871093-21-X.

External linksEdit

  • Race Recordings[1]