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Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle Trends
Sat, Jan 26th, 2013

The Grade 2 Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle run over 2 miles on Cheltenham Festival Trials day should be a pointer to the JCB Triumph Hurdle at the festival proper but only Katchit has doubled up in the last decade.

Rolling Star and Irish Saint were the the two runners featuring most prominently in the Cheltenham antepost market for the 2013 JCB Triumph Hurdle before the race and they pulled well clear of the rest of the field.

Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle 2013 Result

Pos.

Horse

Age

Jockey

Trainer

SP

1

Rolling Star (FR)

4

B J Geraghty

N J Henderson

5-2

2

Irish Saint (FR)

4

R Walsh

P F Nicholls

10-11

3

Roc D'apsis (FR)

4

P J Brennan

T R George

16-1

4

Feb Thirtyfirst

4

M Goldstein

Miss S West

25-1

5

Last Shadow

4

A P McCoy

Jonjo O'Neill

7-1

6

Milord (GER)

4

J M Maguire

K C Bailey

50-1

7

Knight Of Pleasure

4

Joshua Moore

G L Moore

12-1

8

Double Cee

4

N Fehily

W Greatrex

66-1

 

Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle Trends

  • Neither Nicky Henderson or Paul Nicholls have won the race during the last decade.
  • Two Nicholls trained favourites were palced second in 2012 (after stewards enquiry) and 2010.
  • The trainer to be with in in recent seasons been dominated by Alan King. He has trained four of the last six winners with Katchit winning and the other three placing in the Triumph Hurdle. King has no runner this year.
  • Four of the last six favourites have won but there have also been 100-1, 50-1 and 25-1 winners in the last decade
  • Only three of the last nine winners had an official rating (in a range between 129 and 148)

Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle Winners 2003-2012

Year

Horse

Jockey

Trainer

OR

SP

FoF

2012  

Grumeti

W Hutchinson

Alan King

-

8-1

2,6

2011  

Local Hero

Tony McCoy

Steve Gollings

129

15-8

1

2010  

Baccalaureate

Paddy Brennan

N Twiston-Davies

-

100-1

2

2009  

Walkon

R Thornton

Alan King

148

6-5

1

2008  

Franchoek

R Thornton

Alan King

141

10-11

1

2007  

Katchit

R Thornton

Alan King

-

2-1

1

2006  

No race

-

2005  

Akilak

Graham Lee

Howard Johnson

-

50-1

4

2004  

Mondul

Ollie McPhail

Milton Harris

-

11-2

4,5

2003  

Moneytrain

R Thornton

C von der Recke

-

25-1

3

 

JCB Triumph Hurdle Odds

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