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Peter Marsh Chase

The Peter Marsh Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Haydock Park over a distance of about 3 miles (4,828 metres), and during its running there are eighteen fences to be jumped. It is a limited handicap race, and it is scheduled to take place each year in January. It was first run in 1981.


  • Weights given in stones and pounds; Amateur jockeys indicated by "Mr".







1981 Little Owl 7 11-03 Mr Jim Wilson Peter Easterby
1982 Bregawn 8 10-07 Robert Earnshaw Michael Dickinson
1983 Ashley House 9 10-07 Robert Earnshaw Michael Dickinson
1984 no race 1984–85 [1]
1986 Combs Ditch 10 11-08 Colin Brown David Elsworth
1987 The Thinker 9 11-10 Ridley Lamb Arthur Stephenson
1988 no race 1988 [2]
1989 Bishops Yarn 10 10-12 Richard Guest Toby Balding
1990 Nick the Brief 8 10-09 Martin Lynch John Upson
1991 no race 1991 [3]
1992 Twin Oaks 12 11-10 Neale Doughty Gordon W. Richards
1993 Jodami 8 11-02 Mark Dwyer Peter Beaumont
1994 Zeta’s Lad 11 10-10 Robbie Supple John Upson
1995 Earth Summit 7 10-04 Tom Jenks Nigel Twiston-Davies
1996 Scotton Banks 7 11-06 Russ Garritty Peter Easterby
1997 Jodami 12 11-10 Norman Williamson Peter Beaumont
1998 General Wolfe 9 10-10 Norman Williamson Tim Forster
1999 General Wolfe 10 10-12 Norman Williamson Venetia Williams
2000 The Last Fling 10 10-12 Seamus Durack Sue Smith
2001 no race 2001
2002 Red Striker 8 11-01 Richard Guest Norman Mason
2003 Truckers Tavern 8 10-09 Davy Russell Ferdy Murphy
2004 Artic Jack 8 10-06 Dominic Elsworth Sue Smith
2005 Lord Transcend 8 10-04 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2006 Ebony Light 10 09-13 Stephen Craine Donald McCain
2007 The Outlier 9 10-03 Paul O'Neill Venetia Williams
2008 no race 2008 [4]
2009 Cloudy Lane 9 11-10 Jason Maguire Donald McCain
2010 Our Vic 12 11-03 Danny Cook David Pipe

1 The 1984 and 1985 editions were both abandoned because of frost.
2 The 1988 running was abandoned due to snow.
3 It was cancelled in 1991 because of frost.
4 The 2008 race was abandoned due to waterlogging.


  • Ladbrokes Pocket Companion 1990/91. Aesculus Press. 1990. p. 50. ISBN 1-871093-21-X. 

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