Ryanair Hurdle Betting

The Istabraq Festival Hurdle is held each year during the Christmas Festival at the Leopardstown Racecourse in Ireland. It is a Grade 1 National Hunt race for four year olds and over, and is run over a distance of 2 miles with eight hurdles to be jumped.

First held in 1986, it was recognised as a Grade 1 race in 2002 and is often seen as a trial for the season's pinnacle of the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival in March. In fact two horses have won the December Festival Hurdle and the Champion Hurdle in the same season, they are Brave Inca and Istabraq.

In terms of betting, recent trends show that four of the last five December Festival Hurdle winners have been aged 7 or 8 years of age. The ante-post odds favourite for the race has won only once in the past five races.

Ryanair Hurdle 2017 Odds

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2017 Ryanair Hurdle Racecard

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Ryanair Hurdle 2016 Result

Result Runner Jockey Trainer Odds
1st 2. Petit Mouchoir B Cooper H De Bromhead 6/1
2nd 1. Nichols Canyon R Walsh W Mullins 2/5

Previous Ryanair Hurdle Winners

Year Winner Age Trainer
2000 Moscow Flyer 6 Jessica Harrington
2001 Istabraq 9 Aidan O'Brien
2002 Liss A Paoraigh 7 John Kiely
2003 Golden Cross 4 Michael Halford
2004 Macs Joy 5 Jessica Harrington
2005 Brave Inca 7 Colm Murphy
2006 Brave Inca 8 Colm Murphy
2007 Al Eile 7 John Queally
2008 Sublimity 8 Robert Hennessy
2009 Solwhit 5 Charles Byrnes
2010 Hurricane Fly 6 Willie Mullins
2011 Unaccompanied 4 Dermot Weld
2012 Hurricane Fly 8 Willie Mullins
2013 Hurricane Fly 9 Willie Mullins
2014 Hurricane Fly 10 Willie Mullins
2015 Nichols Canyon 5 Willie Mullins
2016 Petit Mouchoir 5 H de Bromhead

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