The Triumph Hurdle is a race run exclusively for four-year-old juvenile novices with eight flights to be jumped, and it kicks off the action on the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival.
A two-mile and one-furlong contest, the JCB Triumph Hurdle is a kindergarten for future stars, with recent winners including Our Conor and Tiger Roll.
Read on for Triumph Hurdle betting odds, tips, and free bets for the 2024 race.
|Friday, March 15th - 1:30pm
|Two-miles & one-furlong
|Grade 1 Hurdle
|11st 0lbs (7lb allowance for fillies)
|Where to Watch?
|ITV Racing, Racing TV, Bookmaker Streams
Triumph Hurdle Betting Offers & Free Bets
Triumph Hurdle Tips
The Triumph Hurdle kicks off day four of the Cheltenham Festival, and it is the only festival race specifically designed for four-year-old horses.
These youngsters won’t have had much racing and will likely still be improving, though we often see strong favourites emerge as they look to grow into Champion Hurdle contenders of the future.
Triumph Hurdle Betting Odds
The Triumph Hurdle is a popular betting contest, and we’ll have the latest odds and betting chat closer to the day of the race - check back later.
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What Happened Last Year?
Trainer Willie Mullins had saddled the winner of the Triumph Hurdle in 2020 and 2022, and Lossiemouth gave him another success last year in the famous silks of owner Rich Ricci.
Sent off the 11/8 favourite, Lossiemouth put in a scintillating performance under jockey Paul Townend, leading home a 1-2-3-4 for Willie Mullins, showcasing the abundance of hurdling talent the Closutton trainer has at his disposal.
Triumph Hurdle Key Stats
- 10 of the last 12 winners had at least two previous runs over hurdles
- 11 of the previous 12 winners had at least one win over hurdles
- Nine of the last 12 winners were rated 140 or higher
Previous Winners of the Triumph Hurdle
Check out the last five winners of the Triumph Hurdle in the table below.
When is the Triumph Hurdle?
The Triumph Hurdle is the traditional opening race on the fourth and final day of the Cheltenham Festival. In 2024, the Triumph Hurdle will open proceedings on Friday, March 15th, with the race due off at 1:30pm.
What weights are carried for the Triumph Hurdle?
All horses in the Triumph Hurdle carry a weight of 11 stone. Fillies are given a 7lb allowance, meaning they only carry 10 stone 7lb.
What age must a horse be to run in the Triumph Hurdle?
The Triumph Hurdle is a race for juvenile hurdlers and is only open to horses aged four years old.
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