2019 Champion Hurdle

The 2019 Champion Hurdle was a horse race held at Cheltenham Racecourse on Tuesday 12 March 2019. It was the 89th running of the Champion Hurdle.[1]

89th Champion Hurdle
Cheltenham, 12 March 2019
won by Espoir d'Allen

The race was won by 16/1 chance Espoir d'Allen, ridden by Mark Walsh and trained by Gavin Cromwell. Two-time winner Buveur d'Air fell at the third hurdle.[2][3][4]

Race detailsEdit

  • Sponsor: Unibet
  • Purse:
  • Going:Soft
  • Distance:2 miles 87 yards
  • Number of runners: 10
  • Winner's time: 3:59.07

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cheltenham Festival tips: Buveur D'Air can make it three Champion Hurdles". Guardian. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Outsider Espoir D'Allen claims Champion Hurdle after Buvair Dair's three in-a-row bid ends with dramatic fall". Irish Independent. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Espoir D'Allen lands shock Champion Hurdle win". BBC Sport. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Cheltenham Festival 2019: Espoir D'Allen takes shock Champion Hurdle win - as it happened". Guardian. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 13 March 2019.

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