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Classic Novices' Hurdle

The Classic Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run on the New Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 2 miles and 4½ furlongs (4,124 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 January. It was first run in 2005.







2005 Ambobo 5 Barry Geraghty Arnaud Chaillé-Chaillé
2006 no race 2006
2007 Wichita Lineman 6 Tony McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
2008 Aigle d'Or 5 Marcus Foley Nicky Henderson
2009 Diamond Harry 6 Timmy Murphy Nick Williams
2010 Restless Harry 6 Henry Oliver Robin Dickin


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