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Clonmel Oil Chase

The Clonmel Oil Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in Ireland which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Clonmel over a distance of about 2 miles and 4 furlongs (4,023 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in November.

The event is named after its sponsor, the Clonmel Oil Company. It was formerly known as the Morris Oil Chase, and for a period it was contested over 3 miles in December. It was cut by half a mile in 1994, and at the same time it was moved to November. The race was given Grade 3 status in 1995, and it was promoted to Grade 2 level the following year. It was first run under its present title in 2003.

Winners since 1992






1992 Fissure Seal 6 Charlie Swan Harry de Bromhead
1993 King of the Gales 6 Charlie Swan John Kiely
1994 Belvederian 7 Conor O'Dwyer Mouse Morris
1995 Imperial Call 6 Gerry O'Neill Fergie Sutherland
1996 Royal Mountbrowne 8 Charlie Swan Aidan O'Brien
1997 Dorans Pride 8 Richard Dunwoody Michael Hourigan
1998 Dorans Pride 9 Richard Dunwoody Michael Hourigan
1999 Dorans Pride 10 Paul Hourigan Michael Hourigan
2000 Dorans Pride 11 Paul Hourigan Michael Hourigan
2001 Moscow Express 9 Shay Barry Frances Crowley
2002 Beef or Salmon 6 Paul Carberry Michael Hourigan
2003 Edredon Bleu 11 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight
2004 Rathgar Beau 8 Shay Barry Dusty Sheehy
2005 War of Attrition 6 Conor O'Dwyer Mouse Morris
2006 Sir Oj 9 Paul Carberry Noel Meade
2007 Mossbank 7 Davy Russell Michael Hourigan
2008 Glenfinn Captain 9 Barry Geraghty Tom Taaffe
2009 Watson Lake 11 Paul Carberry Noel Meade


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