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100 Greatest Races: The top 100 races, as voted by Racing Post readers . . .

1 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup Desert Orchid 2 1973 Grand National Red Rum3 1975 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Grundy 4 1986 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Dancing Brave 5 1986 Cheltenham Gold Cup Dawn Run 6 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup Arkle 7 2001 Irish Champion Stakes Fantastic Light 8 1984 Whitbread Gold Cup Special Cargo 9 1990 Breeders' Cup Mile Royal Academy 10 1977 Templegate Hurdle Night Nurse and Monksfield 11 1977 Grand National Red Rum 12 2003 Breeders' Cup Turf High Chaparral and Johar 13 1971 2,000 Guineas Brigadier Gerard 14 1972 Derby Roberto 15 1991 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Arazi 16 1965 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Sea-Bird 17 1981 Grand National Aldaniti 18 1995 Mumm Melling Chase Viking Flagship 19 2003 Jockey Club Cup Persian Punch 20 2000 Queen Mother Champion Chase Edredon Bleu 21 1967 Grand National(Foinavon 22 1913 Derby Aboyeur 23 1903 Eclipse Stakes Ard Patrick 24 1983 Cheltenham Gold Cup Bregawn 25 1981 Derby Shergar26 2000 Dubai World Cup Dubai Millennium 27 1985 1,000 Guineas Oh So Sharp 28 1962 Grand Steeplechase de Paris Mandarin 29 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic Tiznow 30 1984 2,000 Guineas El Gran Senor 31 2000 Breeders' Cup Classic Tiznow 32 1977 Derby The Minstrel 33 1984 Derby Secreto 34 1992 Sussex Stakes Marling 35 1980 Champion Hurdle Sea Pigeon 36 2004 Cheltenham Gold Cup Best Mate 37 2000 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Montjeu 38 1989 Victor Chandler Chase Desert Orchid 39 1971 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Mill Reef 40 1990 Nunthorpe Stakes Dayjur 41 2001 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Galileo 42 1947 2,000 Guineas Tudor Minstrel 43 1980 Gold Cup Le Moss 44 1987 Eclipse Stakes Mtoto 45 1956 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Ribot 46 1851 Match at York The Flying Dutchman 47 1998 Queen Mother Champion Chase One Man48 1968 Eclipse Stakes Royal Palace 49 1984 Arkle Trophy Bobsline 50 1964 Massey-Ferguson Gold Cup Flying Wild 51 1977 St Leger Dunfermline 52 1956 Grand National Devon Loch53 1990 Queen Mother Champion ChaseBarnbrook Again 54 2002 Doncaster Cup Boreas 55 1966 Hennessy Gold Cup Stalbridge Colonist 56 2003 Goodwood Cup Persian Punch57 2004 Tingle Creek Trophy Moscow Flyer58 1981 Champion Hurdle Sea Pigeon 59 1975 King George VI Chase Captain Christy 60 1993 King George VI Chase Barton Bank 61 1999 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Montjeu 62 1997 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Swain 63 2000 Champion Hurdle Istabraq 64 1979 Champion Hurdle Monksfield 65 1979 Derby Troy 66 1994 Queen Mother Champion Chase Viking Flagship 67 1997 Derby Benny The Dip 68 2003 Lockinge Stakes Hawk Wing 69 1998 Aintree Hurdle Pridwell 70 1949 Gold Cup Alycidon 71 1965 Derby Sea-Bird 72 1968 Derby Sir Ivor 73 1973 Cheltenham Gold Cup The Dikler 74 2004 Stayers' Hurdle Iris's Gift 75 1979 Ebor Handicap Sea Pigeon 76 1974 Champion Hurdle Lanzarote77 1992 Cheltenham Gold Cup Cool Ground 78 1985 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes Petoski 79 1999 Cheltenham Gold Cup See More Business80 2000 Prince of Wales's Stakes Dubai Millennium 81 1867 Derby Hermit 82 2000 Eclipse Stakes Giant's Causeway 83 2004 Victor Chandler Chase Isio 84 1886 2,000 Guineas Ormonde 85 1985 Champion Stakes Pebbles 86 1965 Gallaher Gold Cup Arkle 87 1986 Derby Shahrastani 88 1990 Cheltenham Gold Cup Norton's Coin 89 1988 Grand National Rhyme N'Reason 90 1971 Grand National Specify 91 1985 Derby Slip Anchor 92 1992 Irish Champion Stakes Dr Devious 93 1967 Whitbread Gold Cup Mill House 94 1936 Gold Cup Quashed 95 1996 Gordon Carter Handicap Fujiyama Crest 96 1994 Grand National Miinnehoma 97 1995 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lammtarra 98 1991 Irish Derby Generous 99 1769 Noblemen's Plate Eclipse 1001984 St Leger Commanche Run
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Date:Feb 18, 2005
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