Cork E.B.F. Novice Hurdle

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Cork E.B.F. Novice Hurdle
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The Cork E.B.F. Novice Hurdle is a Listed National Hunt novice hurdle race in Ireland which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Cork over a distance of 3 miles (4,828 metres), and it is scheduled to take place each year in late October or early November. The race has been sponsored since 2014 by Paddy Power.

The race was first run in 2000 and was awarded Grade 3 status in 2008. It was downgraded to Listed status in 2016.[1]


Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
2000 Be My Royal 6 Garrett Cotter Willie Mullins
2001 Panchovillas Gleam 7 Charlie Swan Dermot Day
2002 Satco Express 6 Charlie Swan E Sheehy
2003 Alpha Rhythm 5 I J Power Noel Meade
2004 Asian Maze 5 Ruby Walsh Paddy Mullins
2005 Laetitia 5 Davy Russell Charles Byrnes
2006 Footy Facts 6 Paul Carberry Robert Tyner
2007 Liskennett 4 Mr Niall Madden Charles Byrnes
2008 Alpha Ridge 6 A P Cawley Paul Nolan
2009 Premier Victory 5 J L Cullen Tom Hogan
2010 Mount Helicon 5 J L Cullen Tom Hogan
2011 Sword Of Destiny 5 Davy Russell Noel Meade
2012 Our Vinnie 5 Andrew Lynch Charles Byrnes
2013 Lots Of Memories 6 S E Butler Peter Fahey
2014 Martello Tower 6 Adrian Heskin Margaret Mullins
2015 Moylisha Tim 5 Mr James Slevin Robert Rath
2016 Blood Crazed Tiger 5 David Mullins Gordon Elliott
2017 Cracking Smart 5 Jack Kennedy Gordon Elliott

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  1. ^ "Enhancements to National Hunt Pattern for 2016/2017 Season". Horse Racing Ireland. Retrieved 6 November 2016.