Horseracing's Greatest Ever Races: The Jumps [DVD]

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Clare Balding turns her attention to the Jumps as we look back at emotionally charged successes, near misses and at horses that have made the pulse race. There is Desert Orchid, who features in no less than four of the top 25 races, Red Rum, Viking Flagship, Dawn Run and Arkle amongst others. 25 JUMP RACES FEATURED: 1956 - Devon Loch loses the Grand National. 1962 - Mandarin wins the Grand Steeplechase de Paris at Auteuil. 1964 - Arkle defeats Mill House in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 1965 - Arkle wins the Whitbread Gold Cup. 1967 - Foinavon wins the Grand National after an amazing pile up. 1973 - Crisp gets pipped by Red Rum in the Grand National. 1977 - Night Nurse wins one of the very best Champion Hurdles. 1977 - Night Nurse and Monksfield dead-heat in the Templegate Hurdle. 1977 - Red Rum wins the Grand National for the third time. 1978 - Monksfield beats Sea Pigeon and Night Nurse in the Champion Hurdle. 1980 - Sea Pigeon beats Monksfield and Bird's Nest in the Champion Hurdle. 1981 - Bob Champion wins the Grand National on Aldaniti. 1983 - Cheltenham Gold Cup. Michael Dickinson trains first five home. 1984 - Special Cargo wins an emotional Whitbread Gold Cup. 1986 - Dawn Run's memorable Gold Cup. 1989 - Desert Orchid beats Panto Prince in the Victor Chandler Handicap Chase. 1989 - Desert Orchid wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup. 1990 - Desert Orchid carries 12-3 to victory in the Racing Post Chase. 1991 - Desert Orchid refuses to give in to Nick the Brief in the Agfa Diamond Chase. 1994 - Viking Flagship's pulsating victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase. 1995 - Melling Chase won by Viking Flagship. 2000 - Istabraq wins Champion Hurdle for third consecutive time. 2000 - Edredon Bleu beats Direct Route in the Queen Mother Champion Chase. 2001 - Florida Pearl defeats Best Mate in the King George VI Chase. 2004 - Best Mate wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for the third year in a row.

Category: Sport

Type: Region 2 DVD

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