Fighting Fifth Hurdle Betting Odds

Race Details:

Date: 2023.12.02
Grade: 1
Open To: Horses Aged 4 and Older
Track: Turf
Length: 3,261 Metres
Location: United Kingdom

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.

Fighting Fifth Hurdle is a popular race to place wagers on.  There are nine hurdles to be jumped.  Bet on it!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.


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