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Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle

Grade 3 race
Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle
Location Cheltenham Racecourse
Cheltenham, England
Inaugurated 2005
Race type Hurdle race
Website Cheltenham
Race information
Distance 2m ½f (3,319 metres)
Track Turf, left-handed
Qualification Four-year-olds
Weight Handicap
Purse £75,000 (2010)
1st: £42,758

The Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years. It is run on the Old Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. It is a handicap race for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year during the Cheltenham Festival in March.

The event is named in memory of Fred Winter (1926–2004), who was successful as both a jockey and a trainer in National Hunt racing. Winter's record at the Cheltenham Festival included seventeen victories as a jockey, and twenty-eight as a trainer.

The Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle was one of several new races introduced at the Festival when a fourth day was added to the meeting in 2005. It was initially classed at Listed level, and it was promoted to Grade 3 status in 2009.



Leading jockey:

  • no jockey has won this race more than once

Leading trainer:

  • no trainer has won this race more than once


  • Weights given in stones and pounds; Amateur jockeys indicated by "Mr", "Miss" etc.






2005 Dabiroun 11-04 Miss Nina Carberry Paul Nolan
2006 Shamayoun 11-03 Paddy Brennan Charles Egerton
2007 Gaspara 10-11 Andrew Glassonbury David Pipe
2008 Crack Away Jack 11-10 Paul Carberry Emma Lavelle
2009 Silk Affair 10-04 Tom O'Brien Mick Quinlan
2010 Sanctuaire 11-02 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls


See also


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