Top Novices’ Hurdle

Horses must be four years old or older to compete in the Grade One National Hunt hurdle race known as the Top Novices’ Hurdle in Great Britain.

The Top Novices’ Hurdle takes place on Friday 14th April 2023.

There are nine hurdles to clear throughout the race, which is raced at Aintree over a distance of around 2 miles and a half furlong (2 miles and 103 yards, or 3,313 metres).

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

Top Novices’ Hurdle

Top Novices’ Hurdle 2023 Odds

The Top Novices’ Hurdle odds are listed below:

The odds for this race have not yet been released.

Top Novices’ Hurdle Tips

The Top 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 Top 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.

Check out our Aintree Racecourse betting tips page if you are looking for tips on more events at Aintree.

Top Novices’ Hurdle Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2013 My Tent Or Yours 6 Tony McCoy Nicky Henderson
2014 Josses Hill 6 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson
2015 Cyrus Darius 6 Brian Hughes Malcolm Jefferson
2016 Buveur d’Air 5 Noel Fehily Nicky Henderson
2017 Pingshou 7 Robbie Power Colin Tizzard
2018 Lalor 6 Richard Johnson Kayley Woollacott
2019 Felix Desjy 6 Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott
no race 2020 [b]
2021 Belfast Banter 6 Kevin Sexton Peter Fahey
2022 Jonbon 6 Aidan Coleman Nicky Henderson

Top Novices’ Hurdle 2022 Result

Top Novices’ Hurdle Facts

  • The Novices’ Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses which are four-years-old or above.
  • It is run at Aintree over a distance of 2 miles and half a furlong, and during its running there are nine hurdles to be jumped.
  • The race is scheduled to take place each year in April.

Summary of the Top Novices’ Hurdle

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