Challow Novices' Hurdle

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Challow Hurdle
Grade 1 race
Location Newbury Racecourse
Newbury, England
Race type Hurdle race
Sponsor Betfred
Website Newbury
Race information
Distance 2m 5f
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Four-years-old and up
Weight 11 st 7 lb;
7 lb for fillies and mares
Purse £40,000 (2016)
1st: £22,780
Challow Novices' Hurdle
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap White, emerald green disc, emerald green sleeves, black armlets, black cap
Messire Des Obeaux Baltazar D'allier Ami Desbois

The Challow Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of about 2 miles and 5 furlongs (4,225 metres), and during its running there are ten hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late December or early January.

Winners since 1987–88[edit]

  • actual year of race highlighted in bold – when in January, the minimum age is 5-y-o
19871988 Slalom 7 John White Michael Robinson
19881989 Green Willow 6 Peter Hobbs Josh Gifford
19891990 Forest Sun 4 Jimmy Frost Toby Balding
19901991 Tyrone Bridge 4 Richard Dunwoody Martin Pipe
19911992 Lift and Load 4 Graham McCourt Richard Hannon Sr.
19921993 Lord Relic 7 Peter Scudamore Martin Pipe
19931994 Large Action 6 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
19941995 Berude Not To 5 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1995 no race 1995–98
19981999 King's Road 6 Carl Llewellyn Nigel Twiston-Davies
19992000 Bindaree [1] 5 Carl Llewellyn Nigel Twiston-Davies
2000 no race 2000–01
20012002 Classified 5 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
20022003 Coolnagorna 5 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
20032004 Cornish Rebel 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
20042005 Brewster 7 David Dennis Ian Williams
20052006 Denman [1] 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
20062007 Wichita Lineman 5 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
20072008 Souffleur 4 Tom O'Brien Peter Bowen
20082009 Diamond Harry 5 Timmy Murphy Nick Williams
20092010 Reve de Sivola 4 Daryl Jacob Nick Williams
2010-2011 Backspin 5 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2011-2012 Fingal Bay 5 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2012-2013 Taquin du Seuil 5 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2013-2014 Captain Cutter 6 Tony McCoy Nicky Henderson
2014-2015 Parlour Games 6 Noel Fehily John Ferguson
2015-2016 Barters Hill 5 David Bass Ben Pauling
2016-2017 Messire Des Obeaux 4 Daryl Jacob Alan King

1 The 1999–00 and 2005–06 runnings took place at Cheltenham.

See also[edit]