Oaksey Chase

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Oaksey Chase
2019
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The Oaksey Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Sandown Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 6½ furlongs (2 miles, 6 furlongs and 164 yards, or 4,576 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in April.

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The race was first run in 2014 as a Listed race, and was raised to Grade 2 status in 2016. [1] The title commemorates John Oaksey (1929 - 2012), an amateur jockey and journalist who rode the winner of the 1958 Whitbread Gold Cup at Sandown Park.

Records

Most successful horse (4 wins):

Leading jockey (4 wins):

Leading trainer (4 wins):

Winners

YearWinnerAgeJockeyTrainer
2014Menorah9 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2015Menorah10 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2016Menorah11 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2017Menorah12 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2018Top Notch7 Daryl Jacob Nicky Henderson
2019Black Corton8 Bryony Frost Paul Nicholls
no race 2020 [lower-alpha 1]
2021Frodon9 Bryony Frost Paul Nicholls
  1. The 2020 running was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom [2]

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References

  1. "Aintree's two mile novices' hurdle elevated to Grade 1 status as the BHA announces upgrades to Jump Pattern races for 2015/16 / 07 Jul 15". britishhorseracing.com. Retrieved 8 April 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Coronavirus: Horse racing in Great Britain suspended until end of April". BBC Sport. 17 March 2020.