2 miles Novice Chase


 障害馬は16fから使い始め、少しずつ距離を伸ばすのが通常ですが、短距離Chaseの場合はどちらかというと16f Hurdleで走ってきた馬が多いようです。CheltenhamのArkle Challenge Trophyが大目標。この辺りで良績を残した馬は、Maghull Novices' Chase (G1)ではなく、そのままシーズン最後のCelebration Chase (G1)に挑戦することもあります。

United Kingdom

November

Arkle Trophy Trial (G2) (Cheltenham)

December

Henry VIII Novices' Chase (G1) (Sandown)

Wayward Lad Novices' Chase (G2) (Kempton)

January

Lightning Novices' Chase (G2) (Doncaster)

February

Kingmaker Novices' Chase (G2) (Warwick)

March

Arkle Challenge Trophy (G1) (Cheltenham)

April

Maghull Novices' Chase (G1) (Aintree)

Ireland

September

Ballybrit Novice Chase (G3) (Galway)

October

Kilbegnet Novice Chase (G3) (Roscommon)

Buck House Novice Chase (G3) (Punchestwon)

November

Craddockstown Novice Chase (G2) (Punchestown)

December

Klairon Davis Novice Chase (G3) (Navan)

Racing Post Novice Chase (G1) (Leopardstown)

January

Arkle Novice Chase (G1) (Leopardstown)

February

Flyingbolt Novice Chase (G3) (Navan)

April

Ryanair Novice Chase (G1) (Punchestown)