Time Prize Distance Position Horse Trainer Owner Jockey Horse's age Weight Silks
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Flat races, where the minimum trip is five furlongs, are much shorter than jump races, which range from two miles, up to four-and-a-half miles for the Grand National.

There are 220 yards in a furlong and eight furlongs in a mile.

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