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Rossington Main Novices' Hurdle

The Rossington Main 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 Haydock Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are nine hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in January.

Prior to 1998 the regular venue of the race was Doncaster. It then continued at Wetherby until it was transferred to its present home, Haydock Park, in 2005.

Winners since 1988






1988 Drumlin Hill 5 Peter Scudamore Fred Winter
1989 Cruising Altitude 6 Simon Sherwood Oliver Sherwood
1990 Peanuts Pet 5 Trevor Wall Bryan McMahon
1991 Ruling 5 Peter Niven Fulke Johnson Houghton
1992 no race 1992
1993 Frickley 7 Neale Doughty Gordon W. Richards
1994 Cumbrian Challenge 5 Lorcan Wyer Peter Easterby
1995 no race 1995–96
1997 Le Teteu 4 Russ Garritty Bob Jones
1998 Foundry Lane 7 Lorcan Wyer Mary Reveley
1999 Tonoco 6 Seamus Durack Sue Smith
2000 Dusk Duel 5 Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2001 no race 2001–02
2003 Rhinestone Cowboy 7 Norman Williamson Jonjo O'Neill
2004 Mon Villez 5 Andrew Tinkler Nicky Henderson
2005 Roman Ark 7 Fergus King Malcolm Jefferson
2006 Nous Voila 5 Timmy Murphy Martin Pipe
2007 Amaretto Rose 6 Mick Fitzgerald Nicky Henderson
2008 Tazbar [1] 6 Phil Kinsella Keith Reveley
2009 Alfie Flits 7 Brian Hughes Alan Swinbank
2010 Peddlers Cross 5 Jason Maguire Donald McCain

1 The 2008 race was switched from Haydock Park to Doncaster.


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