Berkshire Novices' Chase
The Berkshire Novices' Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Newbury, Berkshire, over a distance of about 2 miles and 4 furlongs (4,023 metres), and during its running there are sixteen fences to be jumped. The race is for novice chasers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late November or early December.
The event was formerly known as the Fulke Walwyn Novices' Chase, in memory of the racehorse trainer Fulke Walwyn. It attained Listed status in 2001, and it was promoted to Grade 2 level in 2004. The race was given its present title in 2006.
Winners since 2001
|2001||Katarino||6||Norman Williamson||Nicky Henderson|
|2002||Jair du Cochet||5||Jacques Ricou||Guillaume Macaire|
|2003||Puntal||7||Tony McCoy||Martin Pipe|
|2004||Vodka Bleu||5||Timmy Murphy||Martin Pipe|
|2005||Albuhera||7||Joe Tizzard||Paul Nicholls|
|2006||Denman||6||Sam Thomas||Paul Nicholls|
|2007||Hobbs Hill||8||Tony McCoy||Charles Egerton|
|2008||The Market Man||8||Barry Geraghty||Nicky Henderson|
|2009||Punchestowns||6||Barry Geraghty||Nicky Henderson|
- pedigreequery.com – Berkshire Novices' Chase – Newbury.