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Leamington Novices' Hurdle

The Leamington 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 at Warwick over a distance of about 2 miles and 5 furlongs (4,225 metres), and during its running there are eleven 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 2002.







2002 Classified 6 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2003 no race 2003
2004 Inglis Drever 5 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2005 No Refuge 5 Graham Lee Howard Johnson
2006 Be Be King 7 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2007 Labelthou 8 Barry Fenton Emma Lavelle
2008 Carruthers 5 Mattie Batchelor Mark Bradstock
2009 no race 2009–10 [1]

1 The race was abandoned in 2009 because of frost, and in 2010 because of snow.


  • bbc.co.uk - "Weather prospects for racing" (2010).

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