Rachael Blackmore made racing history as she became the first female jockey to win the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham with victory on Honeysuckle.
The Irish rider coolly guided the 11-10 favourite to win by six and a half lengths for trainer Henry de Bromhead.
It was an 11th successive victory for the unbeaten mare, and a landmark win for her 31-year-old jockey.
Last year’s runner-up Sharjah was second again, with the 2020 winner Epatante in third.
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