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Craddockstown Novice Chase

The Craddockstown Novice Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt novice chase in Ireland which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Punchestown over a distance of about 2 miles (3,219 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in November.

For a period the event was classed at Grade 3 level. It was promoted to Grade 2 status in 2003.

Winners since 1995






1995 Arctic Weather 6 Tom Rudd Michael O'Brien
1996 Jeffell 6 Francis Woods Arthur Moore
1997 Bavard Jet [1] 5 Ken Whelan Enda Bolger
1998 Ollimar 6 Tommy Treacy Jim Dreaper
1999 Go Roger Go 7 Barry Geraghty Edward O'Grady
2000 Limestone Lad 8 Barry Cash James Bowe
2001 Moscow Flyer 7 Barry Geraghty Jessica Harrington
2002 Petersham [2] 5 Danny Howard Michael O'Brien
2003 Anxious Moments 8 David Casey Charlie Swan
2004 Sir Oj 7 Paul Carberry Noel Meade
2005 Justified 6 Shay Barry Dusty Sheehy
2006 Blueberry Boy 7 Andrew Lynch Paul Stafford
2007 Escrea 8 John Cullen Paul Nolan
2008 Northern Alliance 7 Paul Carberry Tony Martin
2009 Sizing Europe 7 Andrew Lynch Henry de Bromhead

1 The 1997 running took place at Cork.
2 The 2002 edition was held at Wexford.


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