Mares’ Hurdle

mares' hurdle
Introduced 2008
RacecourseCheltenham, New Course
Race Distance 2 miles, 4 furlongs
Entry Conditions 2 miles, 4 furlongs
Current SponsorOLBG
Date & Time Day 1 / Tuesday 10th March 2020 / 16:10
Leading Jockey Ruby Walsh with 8 wins
Leading Trainer Willie Mullins with 9 wins

The Mares’ Hurdle is the fifth of seven races taking place on day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival and has a scheduled start time of 16:10. The race was previously known as the David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle until 2011. It was named in memory of the successful jockey and trainer who had five wins as a jockey and seventeen as a trainer.

The Mares’ Hurdle is run over a distance of approximately 2 miles and 4 furlongs and features ten hurdles around the Cheltenham new course.

Mares’ Hurdle Past Winners

Year   Horse Age Price Trainer Jockey Distances
2019 1st Roksana 7 10-1 D Skelton Harry Skelton  
  2nd Stormy Island 5 7-1 W P Mullins P Townend 2 1/4 Lengths
  3rd Good Thyne Tara 9 25-1 W P Mullins Rachael Blackmore 2 Lengths
2018 1st Benie Des Dieux 7 4-1 W P Mullins Ruby Walsh  
  2nd Midnight Tour 8 50-1 A King D N Russell 1/2 Length
  3rd Apple’s Jade 6 4-7F G Elliott J W Kennedy 1 Length
2017 1st  Apple’s Jade 7 7-2 N J Henderson B J Cooper  
  2nd Vroum Vroum Mag 8 11-4 W P Mullins P Townend 1 1/2 Lengths
  3rd Limini 6 6-4F W P Mullins Ruby Walsh Nose
2016 1st  Vroum Vroum Mag 7 4-6 W P Mullins Ruby Walsh  
  2nd Rock On The Moor 7 66-1 J Harrington R M Power 2 3/4 Lengths
  3rd Legacy Gold 8 40-1 S R B Crawford A E Lynch 1/2 Length
2015 1st  Glens Melody 7 4-6 W P Mullins P Townend  
  2nd Polly Peachum 7 33-1 N J Henderson B J Geraghty Head
  3rd Bitofapuzzle 7 12-1 N Fry N D Fehily Neck

Mares’ Hurdle Trends

  • 10 of the last 12 Mares’ Hurdle winners have been either the SP favourite or 2nd favourite
  • 7 of the last 12 Mares’ Hurdle winners have been the SP favourite
  • Willie Mullins has had 9 winners in the Mare’s Hurdle

Mares’ Hurdle Betting Offers

The Mares’ Hurdle takes place on day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival and so it’s worth taking a look at what betting offers are available for the race prior to the festival starting. Thankfully, there are a number of betting offers which have value that are available for the Mares’ Hurdle including free bet offers, best odds guaranteed, price boosts, extra places and more.

The majority of bookmakers run a number of betting offers for every race taking place at the Cheltenham Festival and so you shouldn’t be short of choice.

We have listed the latest and best Mares’ Hurdle betting offers below for you to take advantage of.

Go Premium, Get More Offers
Best Value Around

  • Access over 180 welcome and reload offers
  • Reload and MoneyBack Offers Updated Every Day by 11am
  • Advanced Odds Matcher with 32 Bookmakers and 4 exchanges
  • In-depth training on a range of matched betting strategies
  • Save time with our advanced Odds Matcher with real-time updates
  • Forget spreadsheets, the bet tracker does it all for you in just a few clicks
  • Customer support from 8 till late every day
  • No Contract required, cancel anytime

£1 Trial

Get everything for 14 days.


Buy Now >>

Renews at £18/month

Premium - Pay Monthly

Advanced tools to help maximise your returns


Buy Now >>

Premium - Pay Yearly

The most affordable way to access our platform


Buy Now >>

All of our packages include the same advanced tools. All prices include VAT

*Your profit may vary