Night Nurse- The 1976 Champion Hurdle (Cheltenham)
Thu, Mar 1st, 2012
Night Nurse (26th May 1971 - 1999) was an Irish bred English trained National Hunt racehorse sired by Falcon. Timeform rated Night Nurse at 182, the highest rating ever awarded to a hurdler. Night Nurse garnered 35 wins, winning a total of £174,507. He won 3 races on the flat at 3 and 4-years old and placed 3 times; he also won 32 steeplechase races, 19 wins over hurdles and 13 wins over fences from 64 starts. Here he is winning the 1976 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.