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Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Trials

The Neptune (formally the Ballymore Properties) Novices Hurdle is run on the Wednesday of the Cheltenham Festival meeting over 2m 5f and has been a good race for favourites over the years. As with any novice race there are plenty of options for trainers to get their horses into shape come Festival time. The below list is a good guide as to which races have been traditionally used as trials for the Ballymore Novices Hurdle.

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List of Neptune Novices Hurdle Trial Races

DATE RACECOURSE RACE NAME WINNER
15/10/2017 Chepstow Persian War Novices' Hurdle Poetic Rhythm 3/1
16/11/2017 Cheltenham Ballymore Novices' Hurdle On The Blind Side 9/2
21/11/2017 Navan 'Monksfield' Novice Hurdle Samcro 1/4 Fav
08/12/2016 Sandown Winter Novices' Hurdle On The Blind 6/5 Fav
17/12/2017 Navan Navan Novice Hurdle Next Destination 10/11 Fav
27/12/2017 Newbury Challow Novices' Hurdle Poetic Rhythm 15/8 Fav
31/12/2017 Newbury Heroes Introductory Hurdle First Flow 6/5 Fav
01/01/2018 Cheltenham Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Tikkanbar 3/1 Fav
03/01/2018 Sandown 32red Tolworth Hurdle Summerville Boy 8/1
14/01/2018 Warwick Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle Mr Whipped 6/4 Fav
28/01/2018 Cheltenham Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Santini 4/1
03/02/2018 Leopardstown Deloitte Novice Hurdle Samcro 4/6 Fav

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