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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 (3 miles and 26 yards, or 4,852 metres), and during its running there are twelve hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year in late October or early November.

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The event was established in 1990, and it was initially contested over 3 miles. It was extended to about 3 miles and 1 furlong (5,029 metres) in 1992. The race was sponsored by John Smith's from 2000 to 2012 and run as the John Smith's Hurdle. Since 2013, it has been sponsored by Bet365. It was reduced back to 3 miles in 2015.

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
2010 Fair Along 8 Rhys Flint Philip Hobbs
2011 Restless Harry 7 Henry Oliver Robin Dickin
2012 Tidal Bay 11 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2013 Tidal Bay 12 Sam Twiston-Davies Paul Nicholls
2014 Cole Harden 5Gavin SheehanWarren Greatrex
2015 Kilcooley 6 Richard Johnson Charlie Longsdon
2016Silsol7Jack Sherwood Paul Nicholls
2017 Colin's Sister 6 Paddy Brennan Fergal O'Brien
2018Nautical Nitwit9Thomas DowsonPhilip Kirby
2019The Worlds End8Tom GeorgeAdrian Heskin
2020Roksana8Harry SkeltonDan Skelton

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