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Hilly Way Chase

The Hilly Way Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt race in Ireland. It is run at Cork Racecourse in December, over a distance of 2 miles.

The race was first run in 2001 as a Grade 3 race, before being awarded Grade 2 status in 2003.


  • Most successful jockeyTimmy Murphy (2002, 2003), 2 wins
  • Most successful trainerWillie Mullins (2007, 2008, 2009), 3 wins


  • Amateur jockeys indicated by "Mr".





2001 Knife Edge Tom Rudd Michael O'Brien
2002 Beef or Salmon Timmy Murphy Michael Hourigan
2003 Beef or Salmon Timmy Murphy Michael Hourigan
2004 Rathgar Beau Shay Barry Dusty Sheehy
2005 Central House Mr Roger Loughran Dessie Hughes
2006 Tumbling Dice Shane McGovern Tom Taaffe
2007 Our Ben David Casey Willie Mullins
2008 Scotsirish Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2009 Golden Silver Paul Townend Willie Mullins

See also


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