Triumph Hurdle

triumph hurdle
Introduced 1939
Racecourse Cheltenham, New Course
Race Distance Approximately 2 miles & 1 furlong
Entry Conditions Horses aged 4 years old
Current Sponsor JCB
Date & Time Day 4 / Friday 19th March 2021 / 13:30
Leading Jockey Barry Geraghty with 5 wins
Leading Trainer Nicky Henderson with 7 wins

The JCB Triumph Hurdle is the first race to take place on day 4 of the Cheltenham Festival and is open to juvenile novice horses of four years of age.

The race is run over a distance of around 2 miles and 1 furlong around the Cheltenham new course and features eight hurdles.

Originally run at Hurst Park in Surrey when it was established in 1939, the race was transferred to Cheltenham, two years after Hurst Park closed. For three years, the Triumph Hurdle featured in the Cheltenham April meeting before becoming part of the Cheltenham Festival in 1968.


Triumph Hurdle Past Winners

Year   Horse Age Price Trainer Jockey Distances
2020 1st Burning Victory 4 12-1 W P Mullins P Townendop  
  2nd Aspire Tower 4 5-1 H De BromheadJ Rachael Blackmore  2 1/4 lengths
  3rd Allmankind 4 7-2 D Skelton Harry Skelton  3/4 lengths
2019 1st Pentland Hills 4 20-1 N J Henderson Nico de Boinville  
  2nd Coeur Sublime 4 20-1 G Elliott D N Russell 3 Lengths
  3rd Gardens of Babylon 9-1 J P O’Brien B J Geraghty 3 3/4 Lengths
2018 1st Farclas 4 6-1 G Elliott J W Kennedy  
  2nd Mr Adjudicator 4 7-1 W P Mullins B J Geraghty 1 3/4 Lengths
  3rd Sayo 4 25-1 W P Mullins D E Mullins 3 1/2 Lengths
2017 1st  Defi Du Seuil 4 5-2F P J Hobbs R Johnson  
  2nd Mega Fortune 4 7-1 G Elliott D N Russell 5 Lengths
  3rd Bapaume 4 10-1 W P Mullins Ruby Walsh Short Head
2016 1st  Ivanovich Gorbatov 4 9-2 A P O’Brien B J Geraghty  
  2nd Apple’s Jade 4 12-1 W P Mullins B J Cooper 1 1/4 Lengths
  3rd Footpad 4 5-1 W P Mullins Ruby Walsh 6 Lengths
2015 1st  Peace And Co 4 2-1 N J Henderson B J Geraghty  
  2nd Top Notch 4 7-1 N J Henderson D A Jacob Neck
  3rd Hargam 4 8-1 N J Henderson A P McCoy 4 Lengths

Triumph Hurdle Trends

  • 10 of the last 14 Triumph Hurdle winners were priced at 13-2 or less
  • 20 of the last 26 Triumph Hurdle winners won last time out
  • Nicky Henderson has had 7 Triumph Hurdle winners

Triumph Hurdle Betting Offers

Below we have listed the Triumph Hurdle betting offers which are available for the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. Bookmakers run an increased number of betting offers during Cheltenham due to the fact that an estimated half a billion pounds are expected to be wagered. This allows punters to take advantage of a number of betting offers which can add value to their bets.

For the Triumph Hurdle, you can expect free bet offers, extra places, best odds guaranteed, price boosts and many more from a variety of bookmakers.

Click on an offer below to read more details and information on how to claim.