Fighting Fifth Hurdle Betting Odds 2021

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The Fighting Fifth Hurdle takes place in the late fall of every year and is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Hurdling.

The event takes place at the Newcastle Racecourse in Newcastle, England, and is open to horses aged four and up.

The race, which is a hurdle race, is contested over a 3,261 metre left-handed turf track.

The event is sponsored by Betfair and usually has a purse of around 80,000 pounds.

There are a total of nine hurdles that must be jumped in the race.


The Fighting Fifth Hurdle was first run in 1969.

Three horses have won the event three times - Comedy of Errors and Birds Nest, both of which won in the 1970s.

The most prolific jockey in the event is Barry Geraghty, who has ridden three times to victory.

Nicky Henderson is the most successful trainer in the history of the Fighting Fifth Hurdle, as he has trained six horses to victory.


The most recent winner of the event was Epatante, who was ridden by Aidan Coleman and trained by Nicky Henderson.


Let's take a look at the odds for the 2021 race, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: November 22nd, 2021
Odds Subject to Change

Epatante, 1.90
Monmiral, 4.00
Sceau Royal, 4.00
Silver Streak, 6.50
Not So Sleepy, 15.00
Belfast Banter, 34.00
Voix Du Reve, 67.00

Race Details:

Grade: 1
Open To: Horses Aged 4 and Older
Date: November 27th
Surface: Turf
Length: 3,261 Metres
Country: United Kingdom