THE Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle is run on day three of the Cheltenham Festival and we’ve got you covered for this year!
To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here’s all you need to know.
When is the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle, what’s the distance and which sort of horses can enter?
The 2019 Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle will take place on Thursday, March 14 at 16:50 (4.50pm).
It’s a Grade 2 National Hunt Hurdle race open to fillies and mares aged four years or older and is run over a distance of two miles and one furlong. The race is for novice hurdlers only.
Who is running in the 2019 Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle?
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How can I watch the race?
The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV.
You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.
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Who won the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle in 2018?
Laurina (4-7f) absolutely bolted up to win the 2018 renewal for trainer Willie Mullins and jockey Paul Townend.
Cap Soleil (10-1) and Champayne Lady (80-1) came home second and third respectively but a mile behind the runaway winner.
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Which jockeys and trainers have won the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle the most?
The race has only been run three times…but trainer Willie Mullins has one all three renewals!
What are the top tips for the race?
Mares' Novices' Hurdle tips
Templegate – SANCTA SIMONA (Click here to compare prices and place your bet)
Matt Chapman – EPATANTE (Click here to compare prices and place your bet)
Wizard Of Odds – LUST FOR GLORY (Click here to compare prices and place your bet)
Trends – EPATANTE (Click here to compare prices and place your bet)