JCB Triumph Hurdle

The JCB Triumph Hurdle is a Grade 1 race for horses aged four years old. It is run on the New Course with eight hurdles to jump, and is the main event in the National Hunt calendar for juveniles.

The race traditionally enjoys a huge roar when they set off, heralding the first event on Gold Cup day.

1.30 JCB Triumph Hurdle (ITV/RTV)

Type: Grade 1 Hurdle Race

Distance: 2m 1f (3,420m)

Age: 4 year olds

Weight: 11st 0lb

Allowances: 7lb for fillies & mares

Prize Fund: £125,000

2010-2019 Quick Read Stats

Friday 13 March

Cheltenham (New Course) 1.30: JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1) (4yo) 2m1f (ITV)


  • Nicky Henderson has trained the winner three times in the past 10 years, and had four more runners placed
  • Gordon Elliott has had two winners and two placed runners

Official Rating

  • Seven horses which had ratings were rated 140 to 155


  • Four favourites have won in the past 10 years
  • Prices of non-favourite winners range from 4/1 to 33/1

Form Pointers

  • Seven winners had won over the distance, two were course-and-distance
  • Six winners were unbeaten over hurdles, three more had a 50% strike rate
  • Six winners won last time out, three more were placed
  • Five winners had won a Grade 1 or 2 race
  • Only won maiden has won in the past 10 years

Racing Hub Verdict

1 Allmankind, 2 Aspire Tower, 3 Goshen