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Relkeel Hurdle

The Relkeel Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain 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 ten hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in December.

The event is named after Relkeel, a three-time winner of Cheltenham's Bula Hurdle in the late 1990s. The Relkeel Hurdle was given Grade 2 status in 2006.

Winners since 2000






2000 Mister Banjo 4 Mick Fitzgerald Paul Nicholls
2001 See You Sometime [1] 6 Mick Fitzgerald Seamus Mullins
2002 Eternal Spring 5 Ruby Walsh James Fanshawe
2003 Crystal d'Ainay 4 Robert Thornton Alan King
2004 Lough Derg 4 Timmy Murphy Martin Pipe
2005 Mighty Man 5 Richard Johnson Henry Daly
2006 Black Jack Ketchum 7 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2007 Pouvoir 4 Robert Thornton Alan King
2008 no race 2008 [2]
2009 Zaynar 4 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson

1 The 2001 running took place at Newbury.
2 The 2008 edition was abandoned because of heavy rain.


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