The JCB Triumph Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in UK, opened to horses aged four years. It is run on the New Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 3,400 meters. During its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers.
Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, England
Race type: Hurdle race
Distance: 2m 1f (3,420 metres)
Track: Turf, left-handed
Weight: 11 st 0 lb
Allowances: 7 lb for fillies
Prize money: £100,000, £57,010 for the first place
Check JCB Triumph Hurdle Odds
Last 3 races were won by Zarkandar, Soldatino and Zaynar.
This Year Runners
Below you can find useful information about the first top three runners according to the bookmakers odds.
2011 Starts:7 Wins:3 Seconds:1 Thirds:3
2012 Starts:3 Wins:2 Seconds:0 Thirds:0
The top favorite according to the bookmakers. The finished all the recent 10 races on the podium and he is the strongest candidate to the trophy this year.
2011 Starts:1 Wins:1 Seconds:0 Thirds:0
2012 Starts:2 Wins:1 Seconds:0 Thirds:0
Second favorite in the bookmakers opinion, he managed to get on the podium in 2 out of 3 races he recently ran. He is one of the horses with high chances to win this race.
2012 Starts:2 Wins:1 Seconds:1 Thirds:0
Third favorite to win this race, he is a young horse, with good results in the previous races. He lacks some experience and this makes him only the third favorite to win this race.
This year`s favorites are GRUMETI - best odds 6.08, BABY MIX - best odds 7.79 and PEARL SWAN - best odds 9.00