|Racecourse||Cheltenham, New Course|
|Race Distance||2 miles, 4 furlongs|
|Entry Conditions||2 miles, 4 furlongs|
|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
|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.