Hatton's Grace Hurdle

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Hatton's Grace Hurdle
Grade 1 race
Location Fairyhouse
Co. Meath, Ireland
Inaugurated1994
Race type Hurdle race
SponsorBar One Racing
Website Fairyhouse
Race information
Distance2m 4f (4,023 metres)
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationFour-years-old and up
Weight11 st 6 lb (4yo);
11 st 10 lb (5yo+)
Allowances
7 lb for fillies and mares
Purse 41,300 (2020)
1st: €70,000
Hatton's Grace Hurdle
2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2010-2001
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2009
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2008
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2007
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2006
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2005
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2004
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2003
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2002
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2001
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2000-1994
2000
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1999
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1998
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1997
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1996
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1995
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1994
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The Hatton's Grace Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Ireland which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Fairyhouse over a distance of about 2 miles and 4 furlongs (4,023 metres), and during its running there are twelve hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in late November or early December.

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The event is named after Hatton's Grace, a three-time winner of the Champion Hurdle trained by Vincent O'Brien. It was established in 1994, and it has held Grade 1 status throughout its history. It is usually staged on the same afternoon as two other top-grade races – the Royal Bond Novice Hurdle and the Drinmore Novice Chase.

Records

Most successful horse (3 wins):

Leading jockey (3 wins):

Leading trainer (6 wins):

Winners

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
1994 Danoli 6 Charlie Swan Tom Foley
1995 Dorans Pride 6 Shane Broderick Michael Hourigan
1996 Large Action 8 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1997 Istabraq 5 Charlie Swan Aidan O'Brien
1998 Istabraq 6 Charlie Swan Aidan O'Brien
1999 Limestone Lad 7 Shane McGovern James Bowe
2000 Youlneverwalkalone 6 Conor O'Dwyer Christy Roche
2001 Limestone Lad 9 Paul Carberry James Bowe
2002 Limestone Lad 10 Barry Geraghty James Bowe
2003 Solerina 6 Gary Hutchinson James Bowe
2004 Solerina 7 Gary Hutchinson James Bowe
2005 Solerina 8 Gary Hutchinson James Bowe
2006 Brave Inca 8 Tony McCoy Colm Murphy
2007 Aitmatov 6 Paul Carberry Noel Meade
2008 Catch Me 6 Andrew McNamara Edward O'Grady
2009 Oscar Dan Dan 7 Davy Russell Tom Mullins
2010 Hurricane Fly 6 Paul Townend Willie Mullins
2011 Voler la Vedette 7 Andrew Lynch Colm Murphy
2012Zaidpour6 Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2013 Jezki 5 Tony McCoy Jessica Harrington
2014Lieutenant Colonel5 Bryan Cooper Sandra Hughes
2015Arctic Fire6 Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2016 Apple's Jade 4 Bryan Cooper Gordon Elliott
2017 Apple's Jade 5 Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott
2018 Apple's Jade 6 Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott
2019 Honeysuckle 5 Rachael Blackmore Henry De Bromhead
2020 Honeysuckle 6 Rachael Blackmore Henry De Bromhead

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