Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

boodles juvenile handicap hurdle
Introduced 2005
Racecourse Cheltenham, Old Course
Race Distance Approximately 2 miles & 1/2 furlong
Entry Conditions Horses aged 4
Current Sponsor Boodles
Date & Time Day 1 / Tuesday 16th March 2021 / 16:50
Leading Jockey No jockey has won the race more than once
Leading Trainer PaulNicholls with 3 wins

The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle takes place on day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival at 16:50. prior to 2021, the race took place on day 2 of the festival before the new Liberthine Mares’ Chase was introduced in replacement of the Listed Novices’ Handicap Chase which resulted in some rearrangement of races.

The race is run over a distance of approximately 2 miles and 1/2 furlong around the Cheltenham Old Course which features eight hurdles.

Known as the Fred Winter Juvenile Novices’ Handicap Hurdle before changing its name due to the current sponsors, the race was introduced in 2005 along with several other races when a fourth day was added to the Cheltenham Festival.

To date, no jockey has won the Boodles Juvenile Novices’ Handicap Hurdle more than once.

Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Past Winners

Year   Horse Age Price Trainer Jockey Distances
2020 1st Aramax 4 15/2 G Elliott M P WalshMid  
  2nd Night Edition 4 16-1 D Pipe T Scudamore  1 length
  3rd Saint D’Oroux 4 14-1 G Elliott D A Jacob  3 lengths
2019 1st Band of Outlaws 4 7-2F J P O’Brien J J Slevin  
  2nd Coko Beach 4 14-1 G Elliott J W Kennedy 2 Lengths
  3rd Ciel De Neige 17-2 W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 1 3/4 Lengths
2018 1st Vaneer Of Charm 4 33-1 G Elliott J W Kennedy  
  2nd Style De Garde 4 12-1 N J Henderson Nico de Boinville 3 Lengths
  3rd Nube Negra 4 15-2F D Skelton H Skelton 1 Length
2017 1st  Flying Tiger 4 33-1 Nick Williams R Johnson  
  2nd Divin Bere 4 9-2F N J Henderson N D Fehily Neck
  3rd Nietzsche 4 12-1 B Ellison D Cook Neck
2016 1st  Diego Du Charmil 4 13-2 P F Nicholls S Twiston-Davies  
  2nd Romain De Sivola 4 20-1 P F Nicholls N Scholfield Head
  3rd Coo Star Sivola 4 16-1 N Williams L Kelley 1/2Length
2015 1st  Qualando 4 25-1 P F Nicholls N Scholfield  
  2nd Bouvreuil 4 14-1 P F Nicholls N D Fehily 1 1/2 Lengths
  3rd The Saint James 4 33-1 Jonjo O’Neill P Carberry 2 3/4 Lengths

Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Trends

  • Just 3 winners of the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle had run in a handicap hurdle previously
  • None of any of the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle winners had raced at Cheltenham before
  • 8 of the last 12 Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle winners were British-trained

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