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Bobbyjo Chase

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The Bobbyjo Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt steeplechase in Ireland. It is run at Fairyhouse Racecourse in February, over a distance of 3 miles and 1 furlong and during the race there are twenty fences to be jumped.

The race was first run in 2003 and is named after the racehorse, Bobbyjo, who won the 1999 Grand National. The race is seen as a key trial for the Grand National. It was previously contested at Grade 2 level before being downgraded to Grade 3 in 2017.

Records

  • Most successful jockey – Ruby Walsh, 4 wins (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • Most successful trainer – Willie Mullins, 7 wins (2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • References

    Bobbyjo Chase Wikipedia


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