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Sharp Novice Hurdle Stats
Sat, Sep 29th, 2012

Run at the Cheltenham November meeting over 2 miles the Grade 2 Sharp Novices Hurdle is seen as a pointer to the Supreme Novice Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Last season's race was won by the Jessica Harrington trained Steps to Freedom.

Sharp Novices Hurdle Winners

     Year

 Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Age

Wt

OR

Odds

2011

 Steps To Freedom (IRE)

Power, R M

Harrington, Mrs J

5

11-7

0

11-8

2010

 Cue Card

Tizzard, J

Tizzard, C L

4

11-7

0

8-13

2009

 Loosen My Load (IRE)

Lynch, A E

De Bromhead, H

5

11-7

0

5-2

2008

 Golan Way

Goldstein, J

West, Miss S

4

11-7

134

8-1

2007

 Imsingingtheblues (IRE)

Walsh, R

Nicholls, P F

5

11-4

0

14-1

2006

 Moon Over Miami (GER)

Fehily, N

Mann, C J

5

11-4

125

16-1

2005

 Boychuk (IRE)

Johnson, R

Hobbs, P J

4

11-0

126

8-1

2004

 Marcel (FR)

Murphy, T

Pipe, M C

4

11-7

132

5-1

2003

 Self Defense

Keniry, B

Lavelle, Miss E C

6

11-0

0

2-1

2002

 Mutakarrim

Carberry, P

Weld, D K

5

11-5

0

11-4

Sharp Novice Hurdle Conditions

Weights: 11st each

Fillies and mares allowed ..................................................................................... 7lb

Penalties, a winner of a Class 4 hurdle race ..................................................... 4lb

Of a Class 1 to 3 hurdle race.................................................................................. 7lb

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