The World Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race run on the New Course.
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The World Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race run during the Cheltenham Festival. It is run on the New Course over a distance of 3 miles (4,828m) and there are twelve hurdles to be jumped.
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The World Hurdle became so named in 2005 when Ladbrokes took over sponsorship of the race. Prior to date, and from 1972, it had been known as the Stayers' Hurdle. The World Hurdle is the top long-distance hurdle event in the National Hunt calendar, and is the feature race on the third day of the Festival with a prize fund of £300k with the winner taking £170K.
The World Hurdle is run over a distance of 3 miles (4,828 metres)
During its running there are 12 hurdles to be jumped.
It is the leading long-distance hurdle event in the National Hunt calendar.
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