Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle
|Racecourse||Cheltenham, Old Course|
|Race Distance||Approximately 2 miles & 5 furlongs|
|Entry Conditions||Horses aged 4 and over|
|Date & Time||Day 2 / Wednesday 17th March 2021 / 15:30|
|Leading Jockey||Ruby Walsh with 4 wins|
|Leading Trainer||Willie Mullins with 4 wins|
The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle, also known as the Baring Bingham Novices’ Hurdle, is the opening race on day 2 of the Cheltenham Festival.
It takes place on the old course at Cheltenham and is run over a distance of approximately 2 miles and 5 furlongs and features 10 hurdles.
The race was originally named the Aldsworth Hurdle when it was introduced in 1971 but has gone under many names due to various sponsors.
More details on the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle can be found below.
Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Past Winners
|2020||1st||Envoi Allen||6||4/7f||G Elliott||D N Russell|
|2nd||Easywork||6||12-1||G Elliott||Rachael Blackmore||4 1/4 lengths|
|3rd||The Big Getaway||6||9-1||W P Mullins||P Townend||3 3/4 lengths|
|2019||1st||City Island||6||8-1||M Brassil||M P Walsh|
|2nd||Champ||7||9-2||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||12 Lengths|
|3rd||Bright Forecast||5||25-1||B Pauling||Nico de Boinville||2 1/4 Lengths|
|2018||1st||Samcro||6||8-11F||G Elliott||J W Kennedy|
|2nd||Black Op||7||8-1||T R George||N D Fehily||2 3/4 Lengths|
|3rd||Next Destination||6||4-1||W P Mullins||Ruby Walsh||5 Lengths|
|2017||1st||Willoughby Court||6||14-1||B Pauling||D Bass|
|2nd||Neon Wolf||6||2-1F||H Fry||N D Fehily||Head|
|3rd||Messire Des Obeaux||5||8-1||A King||D A Jacob||3 3/4 Lengths|
|2016||1st||York Hill||6||3-1||W P Mullins||Ruby Walsh|
|2nd||Yanworth||6||11-10||A King||B J Geraghty||1 3/4 Lengths|
|3rd||Its’afreebee||6||33-1||D Skelton||I Popham||7 Lengths|
|2015||1st||Winsor Park||6||9-2||D K Weld||P Townend|
|2nd||Parlour Games||7||13-2||J P Ferguson||A P McCoy||3 3/4 Lengths|
|3rd||Nichols Canyon||5||7-2||W P Mullins||Ruby Walsh||1 1/2 Lengths|
Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Trends
- 15 of the last 19 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winners with priced at 17-2 or less
- 14 of the last 20 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winners won last time out
- 14 of the last 14 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winners were ages 5 or 6 years old
- Since 1974, only 1 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle winner was aged 7 or older
Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Betting Offers
All of the top bookmakers such as William Hill, Betfred and Betfair will be running promotions throughout the Cheltenham Festival for both new and existing customers. New customers at selected bookmakers can expect enhanced signup offers while existing customers can take advantage of a number of daily free bet offers, price boosts, extra places, refunds, best odds guaranteed and more.
We’ve put together all of the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle betting offers which you can expect to find available for the 2021 Cheltenham Festival. Click on an offer to read more or head straight to the bookie to get involved.