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Tolworth Hurdle

The Tolworth Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Sandown Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in January.

Winners since 1988






1988 Away We Go 6 Steve Smith Eccles John Jenkins
1989 Wishlon 6 Ian Shoemark Ron Smyth
1990 Forest Sun 5 Jimmy Frost Toby Balding
1991 Change the Act 6 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1992 New York Rainbow 7 John Kavanagh Nicky Henderson
1993 Sun Surfer 5 Carl Llewellyn Tim Forster
1994 no race 1994
1995 Silver Wedge 4 Norman Williamson David Nicholson
1996 Right Win 6 Graham McCourt Richard Hannon
1997 no race 1997
1998 French Holly 7 Andrew Thornton Ferdy Murphy
1999 Behrajan 4 Richard Dunwoody Henry Daly
2000 Monsignor 6 Norman Williamson Mark Pitman
2001 Iznogoud [1] 5 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2002 Miros [1] 5 Norman Williamson Jonjo O'Neill
2003 Thisthatandtother [1] 7 Timmy Murphy Paul Nicholls
2004 Lingo 5 Liam Cooper Jonjo O'Neill
2005 Marcel 5 Timmy Murphy Martin Pipe
2006 Noland 5 Christian Williams Paul Nicholls
2007 Silverburn 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2008 Breedsbreeze 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2009 no race 2009–10 [2]

1 The race was run at Ascot in 2001, Warwick in 2002, and Wincanton in 2003.
2 The 2009 and 2010 runnings were both abandoned because of frost.


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