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VVEASY as 1-2-3 1 Which racecourse has the world's longest straight track? 2 Who won the Monday Grand National in 1997? 123 3 What was Lester Piggott's second Derby winner? Answers on page 67 VVTHE List five facts about the Victor Chandler Chase 1. Desert orchid won the inaugural running in 1989 when the race was a handicap.

2. Paul nicholls is the most successful trainer with five wins.

3. the race was promoted to Grade 1 status in 2007 when it became a level-weight contest.

4. the race was run at Cheltenham in 2005 and Sandown in 2006 while its usual host ascot closed for redevelopment. 5. Mick Fitzgerald is the most successful jockey with three victories.

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jan 6, 2013
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