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Scilly Isles Novices' Chase

The Scilly Isles Novices' Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Sandown Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 4½ furlongs (4,124 metres), and during its running there are seventeen fences to be jumped. The race is for novice chasers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late January or early February.

Prior to 1988 the distance of the race was 2 miles and 18 yards (3,235 metres).

Winners since 1983






1983 Kilbrittain Castle 7 Bill Smith Fulke Walwyn
1984 Norton Cross 6 Alan Brown Peter Easterby
1985 Karenomore 7 Jonjo O'Neill Peter Easterby
1986 Berlin 7 Dermot Browne Nick Gaselee
1987 First Bout 6 Steve Smith Eccles Nicky Henderson
1988 Yeoman Broker 7 Richard Rowe Josh Gifford
1989 The Bakewell Boy 7 Jimmy Frost Richard Frost
1990 no race 1990 [1]
1991 Tildarg 7 Jamie Osborne Oliver Sherwood
1992 Bradbury Star 7 Declan Murphy Josh Gifford
1993 Young Hustler 6 Carl Llewellyn Nigel Twiston-Davies
1994 Baydon Star 7 Richard Dunwoody David Nicholson
1995 Banjo 5 Adrian Maguire Martin Pipe
1996 Senor El Betrutti 7 Graham Bradley Susan Nock
1997 Stately Home 6 Norman Williamson Peter Bowen
1998 Jack Doyle 7 Carl Llewellyn Nigel Twiston-Davies
1999 Hoh Express 7 Jamie Osborne Paul Webber
2000 Upgrade 6 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2001 Best Mate 6 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight
2002 Golden Goal 6 Norman Williamson Venetia Williams
2003 Tarxien 9 Tony McCoy Martin Pipe
2004 Patricksnineteenth 7 Tom Doyle Paul Webber
2005 El Vaquero 7 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight
2006 Napolitain 5 Tony McCoy Paul Nicholls
2007 New Little Bric 6 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2008 Silverburn 7 Sam Thomas Paul Nicholls
2009 Herecomesthetruth 7 Ruby Walsh Paul Nicholls
2010 Punchestowns 7 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson

1 The 1990 running was abandoned because of waterlogging.


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