Premier Kelso Hurdle

Premier Kelso Hurdle
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Clondaw Caitlin Elf De Re Cheddleton

The Premier Kelso Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Kelso over a distance of about 2 miles and 2 furlongs (2 miles, 2 furlongs and 25 yards or 3,644 metres), and during its running there are ten hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late February or early March.

The race was first run in 1990 and was awarded Grade 2 status (previously Class B) in 2003.


1990 Ambuscade 4 Mark Dwyer George Moore
1991 Abbot of Furness 7 Neale Doughty Gordon W. Richards
1992 Preoblakensky 5 Neale Doughty Gordon W. Richards
1993 Majed 5 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1994 Morceli 6 James Moffatt Howard Johnson
1995 Wills Telmar 7 Neale Doughty Howard Johnson
1996 Penny a Day 6 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1997 Marello 6 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1998 Leviticus 4 Jason Callaghan Tom Tate
1999 Crazy Horse 6 Robbie Supple Len Lungo
2000 Master Tern 5 Tony Dobbin Jonjo O'Neill
2001 Abandoned due to foot and mouth outbreak
2002 Abandoned due to waterlogged state of course
2003 Covent Garden 5 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2004 Paddy the Piper 7 Tony Dobbin Len Lungo
2005 Mephisto 6 Warren Marston Howard Johnson
2006 Abandoned due to frost
2007 Bywell Beau 8 Jan Faltejsek George Charlton
2008 Ignotus 6 Tom Greenall[a] Alan Swinbank
2009 Knockara Beau 6 Jan Faltejsek George Charlton
2010 Bygones of Brid 7 Graham Lee Karen McLintock
2011 Bold Sir Brian 5 Peter Buchanan Lucinda Russell
2012 Tap Night 5 Peter Buchanan Lucinda Russell
2013 Mwaleshi 8 Jonathan England Sue Smith
2014 Clever Cookie 6 Wilson Renwick Peter Niven
2015 Glingerburn 7 Brian Harding Nicky Richards
2016 Le Prezien 5 Sam Twiston-Davies Paul Nicholls
2017 Mount Mews 6 Brian Hughes Malcolm Jefferson
2018 Abandoned due to snow
2019 Rouge Vif 5 Gavin Sheehan Harry Whittington
2020 Clondaw Caitlin 5 Brian Hughes Ruth Jefferson
  1. ^ amateur jockey

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