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Rendlesham Hurdle

The Rendlesham 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 at Haydock Park over a distance of about 3 miles and 1 furlong (5,029 metres), and during its running there are twelve hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in February.

The event was formerly held at Kempton Park, and it was a limited handicap from 1995 to 2001. It was transferred to Haydock in 2006, and its distance here was initially 2 miles and 7½ furlongs. It was extended to 3 miles in 2008, and to its current length in 2009.

The Rendlesham Hurdle serves as an important trial for the World Hurdle in March. The last horse to win both races in the same year was Baracouda in 2002.

Winners since 1988






1988 King's College Boy 10 Graham Bradley Monica Dickinson
1989 Cliffalda 6 Tom Morgan John Edwards
1990 Old Dundalk 6 Michael Bowlby David Murray Smith
1991 Floyd 11 Graham Bradley David Elsworth
1992 Forest Sun 7 Jimmy Frost Toby Balding
1993 Baydon Star 6 Richard Dunwoody David Nicholson
1994 Balasani 8 Richard Dunwoody Martin Pipe
1995 Cyborgo 5 Richard Dunwoody Martin Pipe
1996 See Enough 8 Anthony Tory Bob Buckler
1997 Pharanear 7 Adrian Maguire David Nicholson
1998 Buckhouse Boy 8 Andrew Thornton David Nicholson
1999 Pharanear 9 Robert Thornton David Nicholson
2000 Teaatral 6 Dean Gallagher Charles Egerton
2001 Merry Masquerade 10 Andrew Thornton Mary Reveley
2002 Baracouda 7 Thierry Doumen François Doumen
2003 Deano's Beeno 11 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2004 Monkerhostin 7 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2005 Crystal d'Ainay 6 Robert Thornton Alan King
2006 Royal Emperor 10 Padge Whelan Sue Smith
2007 Labelthou 8 Barry Fenton Emma Lavelle
2008 Kasbah Bliss 6 Barry Keniry François Doumen
2009 Kasbah Bliss 7 Christophe Pieux François Doumen
2010 Souffleur 7 Tom O'Brien Peter Bowen


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