Supreme Novices' Hurdle Odds

Day 1 - Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 1.30pm - Supreme Novices' Hurdle - Grade 1 - 2m

The Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle is a Grade 1 race over two miles open to novice hurdlers aged four and above at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. Summerville Boy finished strongly to win the 2018 race from odds of 9/1 for trainer Tom George.

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2018 Supreme Novices Hurdle Result

  Horse/SP Age Jockey Trainer
1st Summerville Boy 9/1 9 N Fehily T George
2nd Kalashnikov 5/1 5 J Quinlan A Murphy
3rd Mengli Khan 14/1 5 J Kennedy G Elliott

Supreme Novices' Hurdle Background

The Supreme Novices is the curtain raiser to the Cheltenham Festival and is often greeted by the renowned 'Cheltenham Roar'. With a prize fund of £100,000, it is open to novices aged four years and over and involves a distance of 2miles and half a furlong, with 8 hurdles to be negotiated along the way.

Previous winners include the likes of Brave Inca, who later went on to achieve Champion Hurdle success, as well as Arcalis, Go Native and Menorah more recently. Many of the past winners have gone on to achieve future success at Cheltenham, while 2010 Champion Hurdle winner Binocular came runner up in the Supreme in 2008. No jockey or trainer has won more than two Supreme Novices up to 2011, with Paul Carberry the only modern day jockey with two wins to his name and there are several trainers with dual winners, including Willie Mullins, Nicky Henderson and Martin Pipe.