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Worcester Novices' Chase

The Worcester Novices' Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Newbury over a distance of about 3 miles (4,828 metres), and during its running there are eighteen fences to be jumped. The race is for novice chasers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late November or early December.

The event was formerly held at Worcester, where it was contested over distances of up to 2 miles and 7½ furlongs. It was transferred to Newbury and extended to its present length in 2000.

Winners since 1990

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

1990 Killbanon 8 Simon Earle Chris Trietline
1991 Captain Dibble 6 Peter Scudamore Nigel Twiston-Davies
1992 Barton Bank 6 Richard Dunwoody David Nicholson
1993 See More Indians 6 Graham Bradley Paul Nicholls
1994 no race 1994
1995 Betty's Boy 6 Richard Dunwoody Kim Bailey
1996 Pleasure Shared 8 Chris Maude Philip Hobbs
1997 Ottowa 7 Timmy Murphy Paul Nicholls
1998 Ocean Hawk 6 Carl Llewellyn Nigel Twiston-Davies
1999 Connor Macleod 6 Norman Williamson Mark Pitman
2000 Shotgun Willy 6 Joe Tizzard Paul Nicholls
2001 Valley Henry 6 Timmy Murphy Paul Nicholls
2002 Lucky Bay 6 Jim Culloty Henrietta Knight
2003 Ballycassidy 7 Richard Johnson Peter Bowen
2004 Cornish Rebel 7 Tony McCoy Paul Nicholls
2005 Darkness 6 Barry Fenton Charles Egerton
2006 Boychuk 5 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
2007 Joe Lively 8 Joe Tizzard Colin Tizzard
2008 Gone to Lunch 8 Tony McCoy Jeremy Scott
2009 Michel Le Bon 6 Tony McCoy Paul Nicholls

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