Cheltenham Festival 2020: Triumph Hurdle preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE Triumph Hurdle is the opening race on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival and we've got you covered for this year.

To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here's all you need to know.

When is the Triumph Hurdle what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Triumph Hurdle will take place on Friday, March 13 at 13:30 (1:30pm).

It's a Grade 1 National Hunt Hurdle race open to horses aged four only and is run over a distance of two miles and one furlong.

Who is running in the 2020 Triumph Hurdle?

The declarations for the race will be made 48 hours before so we'll update you nearer the time.

How can I watch the race?

The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV and ITV.

ITV1 is on Sky channel 103 and Virgin channel 103.

You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.

You can also listen to the race live on talkSPORT.

Who won the Triumph Hurdle in 2019?

Pentland Hills (20-1) stayed on best to win the race with Coeur Sublime (20-1) in second and Gardens Of Babylon (9-1) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Triumph Hurdle the most? 

Nicky Henderson is the leading trainer with seven wins. He won the race with First Bout (1985), Alone Success (1987), Katarino (1999), Zaynar (2009), Soldatino (2010), Peace And Co (2015) and Pentland Hills (2019).

Barry Geraghty is the winning-most jockey with five wins in the race. He has ridden Spectroscope (2003), Zaynar, Soldatino, Peace And Co and Ivanovich Gorbatov (2016) to win the race.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Our top tipsters will let you know their best bets once the final entries have been made.


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