THE Triumph Hurdle is run on the final day 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 Triumph Hurdle, what’s the distance and which sort of horses can enter?
The 2019 Triumph Hurdle will take place on Friday, March 15 at 13:30 (1.30pm).
It’s a Grade 1 National Hunt Hurdle race open to horses aged four only and is run over a distance of two miles and one furlong.
Who is running in the 2019 Triumph Hurdle?
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How can I watch the race?
The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV and ITV.
ITV1 is on Sky channel 103 and Virgin channel 103.
You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.
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Who won the Triumph Hurdle in 2018?
Gordon Elliott’s Farclas (9-1) won the race under jockey Jack Kennedy.
Mr Adjudicator (8-1) came home in second with 33-1 outsider Sayo in third.
Which jockeys and trainers have won the Triumph Hurdle the most?
Nicky Henderson is the leading trainer with six wins. He won the race with First Bout (1985), Alone Success (1987), Katarino (1999), Zaynar (2009), Soldatino (2010) and Peace And Co (2015).
Barry Geraghty is the winning-most jockey with five wins in the race. He has ridden Spectroscope (2003), Zaynar, Soldatino, Peace And Co and Ivanovich Gorbatov (2016) to win the race.
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What are the top tips for the race?
Triumph Hurdle tips
Templegate – SIR EREC (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Matt Chapman – SIR EREC (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Wizard Of Odds – PIC D’ORHY (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Trends – SIR EREC (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)