Pertemps Final

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Introduced 1974
Racecourse Cheltenham, New Course
Race Distance Approximately 2 miles & 7 furlongs
Entry Conditions Horses aged 5 and over
Current Sponsor Pertemps
Date & Time Day 3 / Thursday 18th March 2021 / 14:10
Leading Jockey Jim Wilson / Davy Russell with 3 wins
Leading Trainer Jonjo O’Neill with 4 wins

The Pertemps Final takes place on day 3 of the Cheltenham Festival, is run on the new course at Cheltenham over a distance of around 2 miles, 7 furlongs and 213 yards and features twelve hurdles.

The race replaced the old George Duller Handicap Hurdle when it was introduced in 1974 and has had various sponsors over the years including betting company Coral at which time the race was called the Coral Golden Final Hurdle.

Jonjo O’Neill is the leading trainer for the Pertemps Final having won the race with four horses – Danny Connors (1991), Inching Closer (2003), Creon (2004), Holywell (2013).

Pertemps Final Past Winners

Year   Horse Age Price Trainer Jockey Distances
2020 1st Sire Du Berlais 8 10-1 G Elliott B J Geraghty  
  2nd The Storyteller 9 11-2j G Elliott D N Russell  1/2 a length
  3rd Tout Est Permis 7 12-1 N Meade E Walsh  6 1/2 lengths
2019 1st Sire Du Berlais 7 4-1F G Elliott B J Geraghty  
  2nd Tobefair 9 40-1 D A Hamer T Bellamy Neck
  3rd Not Many Left 16-1 J Harrington M P Walsh 1 1/4 Lengths
2018 1st Delta Work 5 6-1 G Elliott D N Russell  
  2nd Glenloe 7 9-2F G Elliott B J Geraghty Nose
  3rd Connetable 6 33-1 P F Nicholls H Cobden 2 3/4 Lengths
2017 1st  Presenting Percy 6 11-1 P G Kelley D N Russell  
  2nd Barney Dwan 7 16-1 F O’Brien P J Brennan 3 3/4 Lengths
  3rd Jury Duty 6 9-1 G Elliott J W Kennedy 2 lengths
2016 1st  Mall Dini 6 14-1 P G Kelley D N Russel  
  2nd Arpege D’alene 6 14-1 P F Nicholls S Bowen 3/4 Length
  3rd If In Doubt 8 10-1 P J Hobbs RJohnson Head
2015 1st  Call The Cops 6 9-1 N J Henderson A Tinkler  
  2nd Unique De Cotte 7 14-1 D Pipe T Scudamore 1 3/4 Lengths
  3rd The Tourard Man 9 20-1 A King W Hutchinson 3/4 Length

Pertemps Final Trends

  • 9 of the last 13 Pertemps Final winners had won over 2m 7f or more
  • 8 of the last 19 Pertemps Final winners won the last time out
  • 2 of the last 14 Pertemps Final winners were the starting price favourite

Pertemps Final Betting Offers

As with all races at the Cheltenham Festival, bookies will be running an increased number of betting offers for the Pertemps Final.

Now is a great time to create accounts with the bookmakers you haven’t signed up to yet because as well as being able to take advantage of offers such as extra places, best odds guaranteed (BOG), price boosts, free bets and refunds, you may also be able to get enhanced sign-up offers.

You’ll find a list of Pertemps Final betting offers which you can expect to be available for the 2021 Cheltenham Festival below.