Ballymore Novices' Hurdle

The Ballymore Novices' Hurdle is registered as the Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle. It is a Grade 1 National Hunt event for 4 year old and above novices hurdlers.

It is run over a distance of 2 miles 5 furlongs on the old course at the Cheltenham Festival in March

The race was introduced in 1971 as the Aldsworth Hurdle and in more recent times has been run as the Royal & SunAlliance Novices' Hurdle and the Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle.


Past Results

2020 - 12 ran
1Envoi AllenG ElliottD N Russell4/7f
2EasyworkG ElliottRachael Blackmore12/1
3The Big GetawayW P MullinsP Townend9/1
2019 - 16 ran
1City IslandM BrassilM P Walsh8/1
2ChampN J HendersonB J Geraghty9/2
3Bright ForecastB PaulingNico de Boinville25/1
4Brewin'upastormOlly MurphyR Johnson11/1
2018 - 14 ran
1SamcroG ElliottJ W Kennedy8/11f
2Black OpT R GeorgeN D Fehily8/1
3Next DestinationW P MullinsR Walsh4/1
2017 - 15 ran
1Willoughby CourtB PaulingD Bass14/1
2Neon WolfH FryN D Fehily2/1f
3Messire Des ObeauxA KingD A Jacob8/1
2016 - 11 ran
1Yorkhill W P MullinsR Walsh3/1
2Yanworth A KingB J Geraghty11/10f
3Its'afreebee D SkeltonIan Popham33/1
2015 - 10 ran
1Windsor Park D K WeldD N Russell9/2
2Parlour Games J P FergusonA P McCoy13/2
3Nichols Canyon W P MullinsR Walsh7/2f
2014 - 15 ran
1Faugheen W P MullinsR Walsh6/4f
2Ballyalton Ian WilliamsW Kennedy20/1
3Rathvinden W P MullinsP Townend11/2
2013 - 8 ran
1The New One N A Twiston-DaviesS Twiston-Davies7/2
2Rule The World M F MorrisD N Russell5/1
3Pont Alexandre W P MullinsR Walsh6/4f
2012 - 17 ran
1SimonsigN J HendersonB J Geraghty2/1
2Felix Yonger W P MullinsP Townend16/1
3Monksland N MeadeP Carberry11/2
4Close HouseD PipeT Scudamore33/1
2011 - 12 ran
1First Lieutenant M F MorrisD N Russell7/1
2Rock On Ruby P F NichollsD Jacob13/2
3So Young W P MullinsR Walsh2/1
2010 - 17 ran
1Peddlers Cross D McCain JnrJ M Maguire7/1
2Reve de Sivola Nick WilliamsD Jacob15/2
3Rite Of PassageD K WeldMr R P McNamara7/2
4Summit MeetingMrs J HarringtonR M Power10/1
2009 - 14 ran
1Mikael D'haguenetW P MullinsR Walsh5/2
2Karabak A KingA P McCoy4/1
3Diamond HarryNick WilliamsT J Murphy4/1
2008 - 15 ran
1Fiveforthree W P MullinsR Walsh7/1
2VenalmarM F MorrisP W Flood11/1
3Trafford LadE SheehyT Doyle9/1
2007 - 15 ran
1Massini's MaguireP J HobbsR Johnson20/1
2Tidal Bay J Howard JohnsonP J Brennan10/1
3Catch Me E J O'GradyB J Geraghty7/1
2006 - 17 ran
1Nicanor N MeadeP Carberry17/2
2Denman P F NichollsR Walsh11/10
3Refinement Jonjo O'NeillA P McCoy11/2
4Mr Nosie N MeadeDenis O'regan9/1
2005 - 20 ran
1No Refuge J Howard JohnsonG Lee17/2
2Racing Demon Miss H C KnightJ Culloty14/1
3Our BenW P MullinsR Walsh33/1
4Pole StarJ R FanshaweR Thornton12/1
2004 - 15 ran
1Fundamentalist N A Twiston-DaviesC Llewellyn12/1
2Inglis DreverJ Howard JohnsonG Lee7/4
3Grey Report P HobbsR Johnson25/1
2003 - 19 ran
1Hardy Eustace D HughesK A Kelly6/1
2Pizarro E O'GradyN Williamson2/1
3Lord Sam V R A DartnallW Marston10/1
4Foreman T DoumenT Doumen11/1
2002 - 27 ran
1Galileo T R GeorgeJ M Maguire12/1
2Over The Bar E O'GradyN Williamson14/1
3LanzeracJohn A HarrisP Flynn66/1
4Classified M PipeA P McCoy5/1
2000 - 14 ran
1Monsignor M PitmanN Williamson5/4
2No Discount C SwanC F Swan20/1
3Gentle Rivage N A Twiston-DaviesT Jenks50/1