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Slaney Novice Hurdle

The Slaney Novice Hurdle is a Grade National Hunt race in Ireland. It is run in January at Naas Racecourse, over a distance of 2 miles and 4 furlongs. The race is often contested by horses who go on to compete at the Cheltenham Festival, such as this years winner, Mikael d'Haguenet, who went on to win the Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle.

Recent Winners

  • Amateur jockeys indicated by "Mr".





1998 Promalee Richard Dunwoody Aidan O'Brien
1999 Glazeaway Conor O'Dwyer Michael J O'Connor
2000 Champagne Native Jason Titley Tom Taaffe
2001 Risk Accessor Charlie Swan Christy Roche
2002 Canary Wharf Barry Geraghty John Bleahen
2003 no race 2003
2004 McGruders Cross Shay Barry Tony Mullins
2005 Homer Wells Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins
2006 Toofarback Niall Madden Noel Meade
2007 Kazal Barry Geraghty Eoin Griffin
2008 Venalmar Paddy Flood Mouse Morris
2009 Mikael d'Haguenet Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins


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