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Greatwood Handicap Hurdle

The Greatwood Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run on the Old Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. It is a handicap race, and it is scheduled to take place each year in November.

The event has been run under various different titles, and for a period it was classed at Listed level. It is now sponsored on behalf of Greatwood, a charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, and it was given its present name in 2003. It attained Grade 3 status in 2004.

In 2009, the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle had a purse of £100,000.[1]

Winners since 1988

  • Weights given in stones and pounds.







1988 South Parade 4 11-00 Graham Bradley Toby Balding
1989 Highland Bounty 5 10-04 S. Turner Simon Dow
1990 Liadett 5 11-10 Mark Perrett Martin Pipe
1991 Shu Fly 7 11-01 Steve Smith Eccles Sally Oliver
1992 Valfinet 5 10-09 Peter Scudamore Martin Pipe
1993 Leotard 6 12-00 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1994 Atours 6 11-05 Paul Holley David Elsworth
1995 Lonesome Train 6 09-09 Barry Fenton Colin Weedon
1996 Space Trucker 5 11-11 Jamie Osborne Jessica Harrington
1997 Mr Percy 6 10-09 Philip Hide Josh Gifford
1998 Grey Shot 6 11-05 Jamie Osborne Ian Balding
1999 Rodock 5 10-00 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2000 Hulysse Royal 5 10-00 Jimmy McCarthy Oliver Sherwood
2001 Westender 5 10-13 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2002 Rooster Booster 8 11-12 Seamus Durack Philip Hobbs
2003 Rigmarole 5 11-12 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2004 Accordion Etoile 5 10-06 John Cullen Paul Nolan
2005 Lingo 6 10-06 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2006 Detroit City 4 11-12 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2007 Sizing Europe 5 11-06 Timmy Murphy Henry de Bromhead
2008 Numide 5 10-03 Jamie Moore Gary L. Moore
2009 Khyber Kim 7 11-09 Paddy Brennan Nigel Twiston-Davies


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