Winter Novices’ Hurdle

Horses four years old or older may compete in the Winter Novices’ Hurdle, a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle competition in Great Britain.

There are nine hurdles to clear throughout the race, which is raced at Sandown Park over a distance of around 2 miles and 4 furlongs (2 miles, 3 furlongs, and 173 yards, or 3,980 metres). The novice hurdlers’ event is slated to take place in the first week of December every year.

Winter Novices’ Hurdle 2022 Odds

The Winter Novices’ Hurdle odds are listed below:

The odds for this race have not yet been released.

Winter Novices’ Hurdle 2022 Tips

The Winter 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 Winter 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.

Winter Novices’ Hurdle Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2013 Killala Quay 6 Richard Johnson Charlie Longsdon
2014 Vyta Du Roc 5 Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson
2015 Label Des Obeaux 4 Wayne Hutchinson Alan King
2016 Messire Des Obeaux 4 Daryl Jacob Alan King
2017 On The Blind Side 5 Nico de Boinville Nicky Henderson
2018 Alsa Mix 6 Wayne Hutchinson Alan King
2019 Enrilo 5 Harry Cobden Paul Nicholls
2020 Star Gate 4 Nico de Boinville Evan Williams
2021 Lossiemouth 6 Stan Sheppard Tom Lacey

Winter Novices’ Hurdle 2021 Result

Popular Questions

When is the Winter Novices' Hurdle?

The Winter Novices’ Hurdle is held on Friday 2nd December at 2:25 pm.

The 14:25 race takes place at Sandown Park.

What are important facts about Winter Novices' Hurdle?

Here are some important facts about Winter Novices’ Hurdle:

  • The Winter Novices’ Hurdle is run at Sandown Park, Great Britain
  • The Winter Novices’ Hurdle is for horses aged 4 and over
  • The Winter Novices’ Hurdle is a National Hunt Hurdle race in Great Britain
  • The Winter Novices’ Hurdle distance is 2 miles and 4 furlongs


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