Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle Odds

Day 4 - Friday 13th March 2020 - 2.10pm - Vincent O'Brien County Hurdle - Grade 3 - 2m1f

The County Hurdle is second on the card for day four of the Cheltenham Festival and raced over two miles and a furlong. In 2019 the race was won by Ch'tibello, trained by Dan Skelton, who landed the race for a second year running.

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2019 County Hurdle Result

  Horse/SP Age Jockey Trainer
1st Ch'tibello 12/1 8 H Skelton D Skelton
2nd We Have A Dream 14/1 5 D Jacob N Henderson
3rd Countister 18/1 7 B Geraghty N Henderson
4th Whiskey Sour 5/1F 6 R Walsh W Mullins

County Hurdle Background

The County Hurdle is another handicap race at the Festival and takes place on the final day. The race was established back in 1920 and was for a long time the last race of the festival but was rescheduled for earlier in the day in 2009.

The race involves eight hurdles over a 2 mile and one furlong trip, and is open to five years olds and older. The race has thrown up plenty of surprise winners in the past but it is the usual suspects that lead the way when it comes to the number of race wins. Trainer Paul Nicholls and jockey Ruby Walsh are the leading men in their respective fields after enjoying success with Sporazene (2004), Desert Quest (2006) and American Trilogy (2009).