Champion Hurdleby Darren Brett
A two mile sprint race for the fastest hurdlers in national hunt racing. An ability to travel well at speed and jump without losing momentum is crucial.
Champion Hurdle Ten Year Trends
|9/10|| had final prep run within 51 days of Festival|
|9/10||had previously finished at least fourth at the Cheltenham Festival with six out of ten previous winners at the Festival|
|9/10||had won at least one race that season|
|9/10||were aged six to nine|
|8/10||had between ten and twenty runs over hurdles|
|7/10||had won last time out|
Champion Hurdle Trends Analysis
From the above trends the two that stand out are the need for a relatively recent prep race and the age of the winner to be six to nine.
Champion Hurdle Last Ten Winners
|2014||Jezki||6yo||Mrs J Harrington||B Geraghty||9/1|
|2013||Hurricane Fly||9yo||W Mullins||R Walsh||13/8F|
|2012||Rock On Ruby||7yo||P Nicholls||N Fehily||11/1|
|2011||Hurricane Fly||7yo||W Mullins||R Walsh||11/4F||2010||Binocular||6yo||N Henderson||AP McCoy||9/1|
|2009||Punjabi||6yo||N Henderson||B Geraghty||22/1|
|2008||Katchit||5yo||A King||R Thornton||10/1|
|2007||Sublimity||7yo||J Carr||P Carberry||16/1|
|2006||Brave Inca||8yo||C Murphy||AP McCoy||7/4F|
|2005||Hardy Eustace||8yo||D Hughes||C O'Dwyer||7/1F|
The table above shows the last ten winners of the race, their age at the time of winning, trainer, jockey and odds (starting price).
Champion Hurdle Tips 2015
A tip for this race will be added later in the season.
Champion Hurdle Odds 2015
A full list of the runners and the 2015 Champion Hurdle Odds will appear here later in the season.