The Grand National
The Grand National or The worlds greatest steeplechase is a national hunt race over four and a half miles and is held at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool.
The Cheltenham Gold Cup
National hunts blue ribbon race is held at Cheltenham racecourse over 3 miles 2 furlongs.
The Champion Hurdle
The top race of the season for champion hurdlers run over 2 miles.
The Champion Chase
The top race of the season for the speed chasers over a distance of 2 miles at Cheltenham Racecourse.
The World Hurdle
The premier race of the season for long distance hurdlers oner a distance of 3 miles at The Cheltenham Festival.
The most important of the five classic races on the UK calendar of flat racing. Held in June at Epsom Downs.
The 1000 Guineas
The first of the five classic races open to fillies only and run at Newmarket over a distance of one mile.
The 2000 Guineas
One of the five classic races open to colts and fillies and run at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile.
One of the five uk classic races open to fillies run at Epsom Downs racecourse over a distance of one and a half miles.
The St. Leger
The last of the five uk classic horse races run over a distance of 1m 6f and 132 yards at Doncaster racecourse.
The Welsh National
Often referred to as The Welsh Grand National this is the premier race held in wales.