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Finale Juvenile Hurdle

The Finale Juvenile Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged three years. It is run at Chepstow over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year during the Welsh National meeting in late December.

It is the first of three Grade 1 juvenile hurdle events to be run in the British jump racing season, followed by the Triumph Hurdle and the Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices' Hurdle.

Winners since 1988

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

1988 Enemy Action Peter Scudamore Martin Pipe
1989 Crystal Heights Brendan Powell Jackie Retter
1990 Hopscotch Jonothan Lower Martin Pipe
1991 Good Profile Lorcan Wyer George M. Moore
1992 Dare to Dream David Bridgwater Reg Akehurst
1993 Mysilv Adrian Maguire David Nicholson
1994 no race 1994–96
1997 Rainwatch Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
1998 Hunt Hill Adrian Maguire Jonjo O'Neill
1999 Mister Banjo Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2000 Jair du Cochet Jacques Ricou Guillaume Macaire
2001 Tempo d'Or Benoît Gicquel Guillaume Macaire
2002 Nas Na Riogh Marcus Foley Nicky Henderson
2003 Sunray Andrew Thornton Evan Williams
2004 Phar Bleu Tony McCoy Georgie Browne
2005 Blue Shark Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2006 Good Bye Simon Mick Fitzgerald Thierry Doumen
2007 Franchoek Richard Johnson Alan King
2008 Walkon Robert Thornton Alan King
2009 Me Voici Daryl Jacob Nick Williams

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