Neptune Novices Hurdle

The Neptune (Ballymore Properties) Novices Hurdle is a grade one hurdle race contested at the Cheltenham Festival. The race is held on the Cheltenham Old Course, and is run over a distance of 2 miles and 5 furlongs, with runners required to clear 12 hurdles during the race.

The Neptune Novices’ Hurdle is open to 4 year old and older novice hurdlers. The Novices’ Hurdle is recognised as one of the most prestigious novice events at the Cheltenham Festival, with several winners going on to win the Champion Hurdle.

Neptune Investments Novices’ Hurdle Odds

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - Cheltenham - 13:30
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Nichols Canyon7/2
Outlander4
Windsor Park5
Parlour Games6
Vyta Du Roc6
Beast Of Burden10
Ordo Ab Chao12
Snow Falcon28
Warrantor50
Anteros100


Neptune Investments Novices’ Hurdle History and Winners

The Neptune Investments Novices’ Hurdle was first raced as the Aldsworth Hurdle in 1971. Race sponsorship has changed several times during the history of the race, but the quality of participating runners has been consistent.

A number of Neptune Investments Novices’ Hurdle winners have gone on to win the Champion Hurdle later in their careers. The most recent horses to achieve this feat were 1997 winner Istabraq, who went on to win the Champion Hurdle three times, and 2003 winner Hardy Eustace, who later claimed two Champion Hurdle titles.

Neptune Investments Hurdle Results



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