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Johnstown Novice Hurdle

The Johnstown Novice Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt race in Ireland. It is run at Naas in February, over a distance of 2 miles. The race was first run in 1989 as Listed race. It was upgraded class in 2003.


Leading jockeys (4 wins):

Leading trainer (3 wins):

  • Noel Meade – (1999, 2003, 2009)


  • Amateur jockeys indicated by "Mr".





1989 Fourth Of July Niall Madden snr M O'Toole
1990 Grey Danube Tommy Carmody J E Mulhern
1991 Mass Appeal Charlie Swan V Bowens
1992 Flashing Steel Kevin O'Brien J E Mulhern
1993 Atone Charlie Swan J R Cox
1994 Sound Man Charlie Swan Edward O'Grady
1995 no race 1995
1996 no race 1996
1997 Delphi Lodge Conor O'Dwyer Tom Taaffe
1998 Ballygowan Beauty P G Hourigan Michael Hourigan
1999 Sallie's Girl Barry Geraghty Noel Meade
2000 No Discount Charlie Swan Charlie Swan
2001 Macs Gildoran Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2002 Tuco Norman Williamson David Wachman
2003 Rosaker Paul Carbery Noel Meade
2004 Newmill Barry Geraghty Thomas Gerard O'Leary
2005 Black Apalachi John Cullen Philip Rothwell
2006 Merdeka Barry Geraghty Tom Taaffe
2007 Kazal Barry Geraghty Eoin Griffin
2008 Coolcashin Tom Doyle Michael Bowe
2009 Go Native Paul Carberry Noel Meade

See also


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