The Morgiana Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race run at Punchestown Racecourse over a distance of 2 miles and half a furlong, and it is scheduled to take place each year in November.
It’s one of two Grade 1 contests run at Punchestown’s Winter Festival - the other being the John Durkan Memorial Chase.
Regarded as the first key trial for the Champion Hurdle for Irish-trained horses, the 2023 Morgiana Hurdle will be run on Saturday, November 25, with four heading to post, including the 2022 winner State Man, for trainer Willie Mullins.
And it’s a race that has been won by some of the best Irish hurdlers of recent years, including Limestone Lad, Harchibald, and Hurricane Fly.
Morgiana Hurdle Betting Offers
How To Get Free Bets For The 2023 Morgiana Hurdle
The Morgiana Hurdle is one of Ireland’s first Grade 1 contests of the jump racing season, so there’s always a tremendous interest in the race from punters.
And that means the bookmakers are more than happy to offer excellent promotions and betting offers on the big race.
As one of Ireland’s most popular bookmakers, Paddy Power are well known for their competitive odds on Irish racing alongside a ‘colourful’ presence on social media.
While BoyleSports are another Irish-based bookmaker renowned for their ongoing promotions and price boosts coupled with a generous welcome bonus.
2023 Morgiana Hurdle Tips
Our tipping expert Alan Kelly has cast his eye over this year’s race - check out his Morgiana Hurdle tip via the link below.
The race will be shown live on ITV Racing, so check out our ITV Racing Tips for Saturday’s action.
Morgiana Hurdle Betting Tips & Stats Guide
What Happened Last Year?
The 2022 Morgiana Hurdle was the 30th running of the race and was won by State Man, ridden by Paul Townend and trained by Willie Mullins.
The victory was Willie Mullins’ twelfth success in the race, and it was a dominant performance from State Man - winning by five lengths from his stablemate Sharjah.
It was a significant victory for State Man, confirming his status as one of the leading contenders for the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in 2023, where he would eventually finish 2nd behind Constitution Hill.
When & Where Is The 2023 Morgiana Hurdle?
The Morgiana Hurdle is one of the early-season jump racing highlights in Ireland, with the race typically attracting some of the best hurdlers in the country.
It’s a race that has been farmed in recent years by Willie Mullins, who has saddled the winner a record-breaking twelve times.
The 2023 Morgiana Hurdle is scheduled for Saturday, November 25.
Recent Morgiana Hurdle Winners
The Morgiana Hurdle has been won by some of the great Irish hurdlers over the years, including Hurricane Fly, Limestone Lad, and Hardy Eustace, with Moscow Flyer and Faugheen also notable winners of the race.
Check out the last five winners of the Morgiana Hurdle below.
When is the 2023 Morgiana Hurdle?
The 2023 Morgiana Hurdle is scheduled to be run on Saturday, November 25.
Where is the Morgiana Hurdle run?
The Morgiana Hurdle is run at Punchestown Racecourse, which is located about a one hour drive from Dublin.
How many times did Hurrican Fly win the Morgiana Hurdle?
Hurricane Fly won the Morgiana Hurdle three times - in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Where can I watch the Morgiana Hurdle?
The Morgiana Hurdle will be available to view on the subscription channel Racing TV. It will also be available to stream via the leading bookmakers in the UK and Ireland.