• Grade 1 Hurdle Race
  • Run at Cheltenham on the old course
  • Cheltenham Festival race
  • Distance is approx. 2m 110yds
  • 8 hurdles to be jumped
  • £400,000 purse
  • Weight 11st 7lbs- 4yos and 11st 10lb- 5yo+ (7lb fillies & mares allowance)
  • First winner was Blaris ridden by George Duller and trained by Bill Payne (1927)
  • Last winner was Faugheen ridden by Ruby Walsh and trained by Willie Mullins
  • Most successful jockey – Tim Molony (4 winners)
  • Most successful trainer(s) – Peter Easterby & Nicky Henderson (5 winners each)
  • Most successful horse(s) – Hatton’s Grace, Sir Ken, Persian War, See You Then & Istabraq (3 wins each)
  • Oldest winner – Hatton’s Grace and Sea Pigeon (10 years old)