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West Yorkshire Hurdle

The West Yorkshire 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 Wetherby, West Yorkshire, over a distance of about 3 miles and 1 furlong (5,029 metres), and during its running there are thirteen hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in late October or early November.

The event was established in 1990, and it was initially contested over 3 miles. It was extended to its present distance in 1992. The race has been sponsored by John Smith's since 2000, and it is now also known as the John Smith's Hurdle.

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

1990 Battalion 6 Peter Scudamore Charlie Brooks
1991 Cab on Target 5 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1992 Burgoyne 6 Lorcan Wyer Peter Easterby
1993 Deb's Ball 7 James Moffatt Dudley Moffatt
1994 Halkopous 8 Richard Dunwoody Mark Tompkins
1995 Cab on Target 9 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1996 Trainglot 9 Richard Dunwoody Jimmy FitzGerald
1997 Pridwell 7 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
1998 Marello 7 Peter Niven Mary Reveley
1999 Silver Wedge 8 Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2000 Boss Doyle 8 Charlie Swan Mouse Morris
2001 Boss Doyle 9 David Casey Mouse Morris
2002 Brother Joe 8 Jim Culloty Philip Hobbs
2003 Gralmano 8 Graham Lee Kevin Ryan
2004 Telemoss 10 Tony Dobbin Nicky Richards
2005 Inglis Drever 6 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2006 Redemption 11 Timmy Murphy Nigel Twiston-Davies
2007 Black Jack Ketchum 8 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2008 Pettifour 6 Paddy Brennan Nigel Twiston-Davies
2009 Fair Along 7 Rhys Flint Philip Hobbs

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