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Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle

Ungraded race
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle
Location Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham, England
Inaugurated 2009
Race type Hurdle race
Website Cheltenham
Race information
Distance 2m 4½f (4,124 metres)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Four-years-old and up
Weight Handicap
Purse £50,000 (2010)
1st: £31,310

The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle is a National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain for conditional jockeys which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run on the New Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 2 miles and 4½ furlongs (4,124 metres), and during its running there are nine hurdles to be jumped. It is a handicap race, and it is scheduled to take place each year during the Cheltenham Festival in March.

The event was established in 2009, and it is currently the newest race at the Festival. It is named in honour of Martin Pipe, a highly successful National Hunt trainer who retired in 2006. During his career Pipe was Champion Trainer fifteen times, and his record at the Cheltenham Festival included thirty-four victories.[1]

The race is restricted to conditional jockeys – jump jockeys who have not won more than seventy-five races under rules.



Most successful horse:

  • no horse has won this race more than once

Leading trainer:

  • no trainer has won this race more than once


  • Weights given in stones and pounds.







2009 Andytown 6 11-02 Felix de Giles Nicky Henderson
2010 Pause and Clause 6 11-10 Johnny Farrelly Emma Lavelle


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