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When is the 2022 Triumph Hurdle?

  • We bring you the dates and vital information about the 2022 Triumph Hurdle
  • The Triumph takes place at Cheltenham on Friday 18th March in 2022
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Rachael Blackmore riding Quilixios (red) win The JCB Triumph Hurdle. (Getty)
Freetips staff 01 Apr 2021
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When is the 2022 Triumph Hurdle?


The 2022 Triumph Hurdle will take place on day four of the Cheltenham Festival on Friday 18th March. The Triumph Hurdle will be run at 1:20pm.

Who won the last Triumph Hurdle?


Quilixios held off Adagio under Rachael Blackmore to hand Henry De Bromhead his first win in the Triumph Hurdle in 2021.

What is the Triumph Hurdle?


The Triumph Hurdle is the opening race on day four of the Cheltenham Festival. The Triumph Hurdle is a Grade One and is run over a distance of two miles.

Where is the Triumph Hurdle run?


The Triumph Hurdle is always run at Cheltenham racecourse during their popular Cheltenham Festival, held during the middle week of March every year.

Which horses will run in the Triumph Hurdle?


The Triumph Hurdle is a juvenile race, so only four-year-olds can run in the race. Horses who started their career in France have a strong record in the Triumph, as do top trainers like Willie Mullins, Gordon Elliott and Nicky Henderson, so look out for their three-year-old runners during the first half of the season.

Where can I watch the 2022 Triumph Hurdle?


The 2022 Triumph Hurdle will be shown live on ITV and RacingTV. If you plan on watching the racing via your mobile or tablet, then bookmakers such as bet365 will allow you to stream the race live.

Triumph Hurdle Live Streaming 


The bet365 live streaming service covers a wide range of horse racing on a daily basis. Here's how to stream the 2022 Triumph Hurdle live online:

  1. Visit bet365 > live streaming > horse racing
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  3. Registered depositing users can then watch and bet on live horse racing.

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Triumph Hurdle History


The opener on Gold Cup day at the Cheltenham Festival is the Triumph Hurdle. This Grade One hurdle was first staged in 1939, and moved to the Cheltenham Festival in 1965.

The Triumph Hurdle is open only two juveniles, and is run over a two-mile trip.

Many excellent horses have capped their first season over obstacles by winning the Triumph Hurdle. Clair Soleil won the Triumph in 1953, before going on to score in the Champion Hurdle.

Three horses have followed in those footsteps and landed the Triumph, Champion Hurdle double. Persian War won the Triumph in 1967, and went on to claim a hat-trick of wins in Tuesday's Championship race between 1968 and 1970.

Sir Michael Stoute's Kribensis won the 1988 Triumph Hurdle, before going on to score in the Champion Hurdle. The last to achieve this double was Katchit, who won the Triumph in 2007, and the Champion Hurdle the following season.

Many Triumph Hurdle winners go on to achieve great things over fences too. Commanche Court won the Triumph in 1997. He would go on to win the Punchestown Gold Cup and the Irish Grand National, while also finishing second to Best Mate in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Cheltenham legend Tiger Roll won the first of his four Festival titles in the 2014 Triumph Hurdle. Defi Du Seuil won the Triumph in 2017, before winning the Marsh Novices' Chase two years later.

Nicky Henderson is the most successful trainer in the history of the Triumph Hurdle. First Bout was Henderson's first Triumph winner in 1985, with the last of his seven wins coming in 2019, as Pentland Hills claimed a shock win.

In 2020, it seemed like Gary Moore was going to celebrate his first Triumph winner as Goshen strode clear. In a shocking turn of events, the leader fell at the final flight, allowing Burning Victory to come through and claim a shock win for Willie Mullins.

Henry De Bromhead won his first Triumph Hurdle in 2021, as Quilixios beat Adagio under Rachael Blackmore.
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