• Grade 3 Hurdle Race
  • Handicap race
  • Run at Cheltenham on the old course
  • Distance is approx. 2m 87yds
  • 8 hurdles to be jumped
  • Sponsored on behalf of Greatwood, a charity for the welfare of retired racehorses
  • £100,000 purse
  • Major trial for the Stan James Champion Hurdle in March
  • First winner was South Parade ridden by Graham Bradley and trained by Toby Balding (1988)
  • Most successful jockey(s)- A.P Mccoy, Jamie Osbourne & Dicky Johnson (3 winners each)
  • Most successful trainer(s)- Martin Pipe & Philip Hobbs (4 winners each)
  • Oldest winner – Rooster Booster (8 years old)
  • 2016 winner – North Hill Harvey ridden by Harry Skelton and trained by Dan Skelton