Horse Racing

JLT is proud to be a partner of Cheltenham, Aintree, Ascot and Newbury racecourses and sponsor premium jump races including, The JLT Cup, The JLT Novices’ Chase and the JLT Melling Steeple Chase.

 

The JLT Novices Chase Grade 1 race takes place on the third day of the famous Cheltenham Festival. The 2018 race was won by the Irish horse, Shattered Love, ridden by jockey J W Kennedy and trained by Gordon Elliot.

The JLT Melling Chase Grade 1 race takes place each year on Ladies’ Day at Aintree. The 2018 race was won by Politologue who narrowly beat the favourite Min. Politologue was ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies and trained by Paul Nicholls.

The JLT Cup is a new and exciting two-mile stayers’ handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards and forms part of Weatherbys Super Sprint Day. The 2018 race was won by the favourite Stratum, ridden by jockey Robert Winston and trained by Willie Mullins.

2018 race dates:

  • The JLT Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, 15 March

  • The JLT Melling Chase on Ladies’ Day at Aintree, 13 April

  • The JLT Cup at Newbury racecourse  forms part of Weatherbys Super Sprint Day, 21 July

  • The JLT Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot racecourse occurs on Christmas Saturday race day, 22 December