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Monksfield Novice Hurdle

The Monksfield Novice Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt novice hurdle race in Ireland which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Navan over a distance of about 2 miles and 4 furlongs (4,023 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in November.

The event is named after Monksfield, a successful Irish-trained hurdler in the late 1970s. For a time it was classed at Grade 3 level, and it was promoted to Grade 2 status in 2008.

Winners since 1995






1995 Clahada Rose 5 Charlie Swan Aidan O'Brien
1996 Tarthooth 5 Francis Woods Arthur Moore
1997 Promalee 5 Charlie Swan Aidan O'Brien
1998 To Your Honour 5 Fran Flood Francis Flood
1999 Oa Baldixe 5 Paul Carberry Noel Meade
2000 Get It Done 5 Norman Williamson Edward O'Grady
2001 Over the Bar 5 Charlie Swan Edward O'Grady
2002 Pizarro 5 Norman Williamson Edward O'Grady
2003 Kadiskar 5 Conor O'Dwyer Christy Roche
2004 Sweet Kiln 5 Gary Hutchinson James Bowe
2005 Powerstation 5 Davy Russell Charles Byrnes
2006 Footy Facts 6 Ruby Walsh Robert Tyner
2007 Rathmore Castle 5 David Casey Maureen Danagher
2008 Pandorama 5 Paul Carberry Noel Meade
2009 The Hurl 6 Niall Madden Mouse Morris


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