Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle

Horses under four years old can compete in the Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race known as the Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle in Great Britain.

The Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle takes place on Thursday 13th April 2023.

There are nine hurdles to clear throughout the race, which is raced at Aintree over a distance of around 2 miles and 1 furlong (2 miles and 209 yards, or 3,410 metres).

The novice hurdlers’ event is planned to take place each year in the first week of April during the Grand National meeting.

Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle

Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle 2023 Odds

The Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle odds are listed below:

The odds for this race have not yet been released.

Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle Tips

The Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle tips are below:

  • 2 points to win for TBC at odds of TBC
  • 1 point each way for TBC at odds of TBC

Many Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle horses will race in more races throughout the years. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.

If you are looking for more racing tips for events taking place at Aintree then check out our Aintree Racecourse betting tips page.

Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle Previous Winners

Year Winner Jockey Trainer
1976Cooch BeharL O'DonnellC Kinane
1977Decent FellowRichard LinleyToby Balding
1978BeparoejojoDessie HughesJim Bolger
1979PollardstownPhilip BlackerStan Mellor
1980StarfenJonjo O'NeillPeter Easterby
1981BroadswordPeter ScudamoreDavid Nicholson
1982Prince BlessMartin O'HalloranDina Smith
1983BenfenAlan BrownPeter Easterby
1984AfzalGraham McCourtReg Hollinshead
1985Humberside LadyMark DwyerGeoff Huffer
1986Dark RavenTommy CarmodyDermot Weld
1987AldinoSimon SherwoodOliver Sherwood
1988Royal IllusionMicky HammondGeorge M. Moore
1989VayruaMark PerrettGuy Harwood
1990SybillinDerek ByrneJimmy FitzGerald
1991Montpelier LadNeale DoughtyGordon W. Richards
1992SalwanRobert StrongePeter Bevan
1993Titled DancerJohn ShorttJimmy Coogan
1994Tropical LakeKevin O'BrienMichael Hourigan
1995StompinJamie OsborneHenrietta Knight
1996ZabadiTony McCoyDavid Nicholson
1997Quakers FieldDean GallagherGary L. Moore
1998Deep WaterRuss GarrittyMicky Hammond
1999Hors La Loi IIITony McCoyMartin Pipe
2000Lord BrexRichard JohnsonPhilip Hobbs
2001BilboaThierry DoumenFrançois Doumen
2002QuazarTony DobbinJonjo O'Neill
2003Le DucRuby WalshPaul Nicholls
2004Al EileTimmy MurphyJohn Queally
2005FaaselTony DobbinNicky Richards
2006Detroit CityRichard JohnsonPhilip Hobbs
2007KatchitRobert ThorntonAlan King
2008BinocularTony McCoyNicky Henderson
2009WalkonRobert ThorntonAlan King
2010OrsippusDavy CondonMichael Smith
2011ZarkandarRuby WalshPaul Nicholls
2012GrumetiRobert ThorntonAlan King
2013L'UniqueWayne HutchinsonAlan King
2014Guitar PetePaul CarberryDessie Hughes
2015All YoursSam Twiston-DaviesPaul Nicholls
2016Apple's JadeBryan CooperWillie Mullins
2017Defi du SeuilBarry GeraghtyPhilip Hobbs
2018We Have A DreamDaryl JacobNicky Henderson
2019Pentland HillsNico de BoinvilleNicky Henderson
no race 2020 [a]
2021MonmiralHarry CobdenPaul Nicholls
2022Knight Salute[b]Paddy BrennanMilton Harris

Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle Facts

  • The race is open to four-year-old horses only.
  • It is run over a distance of 2 miles and 1 furlong.
  • There are nine hurdles to be jumped during the race.
  • The race is run on the New Course at Aintree Racecourse.
  • The race was first run in 1976.
  • The race was won by Cooch Behar in 1976.

Summary of the Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices’ Hurdle

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