Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle

The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 contest for horses aged five years or older . It is run on the New Course, and eight hurdles have to be jumped.

2.10 Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Profile (ITV/RTV)

Type: Grade 3 Hurdle Race

Distance: 2m1f 

Age: 5 year olds +

Weight: Handicap

Prize Fund: £95,000

2010-2019 Quick Read Stats

Friday 13 March

Cheltenham (New Course) 2.10: Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (5yo+) 2m1f (ITV)


  • Won six times by Irish trainers, four of them going to Willie Mullins who has also had six placed runners
  • Dan Skelton has won the race three times


  • 6yo winners: 4
  • 5yo: 3
  • 8yo: 3

Weight and Official Rating

  • Seven winners have carries 10st5lb to 11st1lb
  • Eight winner have been rated 134 to 139


  • The favourite has not won it in ten years, with the shortest price winner has been 8/1 – all other winners have returned double-digit prices ranging from 10/1 to 33/1

Form pointers:

  • All winners had won over the distance
  • Nine winners had raced two or more times in the same season, with six of them winning
  • Nine winners had previously won over hurdles
  • Eight winners had won a race from their previous four starts
  • Seven winners had raced at Cheltenham, but only one had won
  • Only two winners had won their preceding race, but five were placed

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