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2019 Champion Hurdle Betting Guide - Buveur D'Air Retains Crown

Cheltenham Festival Bet

Reigning champion Buveur D'air will be a warm favourite to retain his Champion Hurdle crown on March 13, and the Nicky Henderson-trained raider will line up on the back of some easy wins, but the Seven Barrows inmate will face some notable rivals in the opening day showpiece at the Cheltenham Festival.

Faugheen is in a race to be fit for the race, and the former champion could take his chance, while the likes of Melon, My Tent Or Yours, Wicklow Brave and Elgin will be notable rivals in what should be an intriguing showpiece event.

15:30 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
1.Buveur D'air - B Geraghty - N Henderson - 4/6f
2.Melon - P Townend - W Mullins - 7/1
3.Mick Jazz - D Russell - G Elliott - 25/1
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Betting on the Champion Hurdle

Champion Hurdle BettingOne of the star attractions of the Cheltenham Festival, the Champion Hurdle is the highlight of the opening day and the betting on the race will soar as we approach the Grade One race on March 13.

Each of the top four in the betting have performed well this season in the Champion Hurdle Trial Races and they are always important for punters to take into account. There are a number of races to keep an eye out for and they include the International Hurdle at Cheltenham and the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton each Boxing Day.

Champion Hurdle Runners and Riders 2019

Like in any horse race there are always specialists either on the horse or who have prepared the horse for the race. Most of those specialists will be at the Festival this and several will have an influence in the Champion Hurdle result this season with the betting looking so tight. The Champion Hurdle Top Trainers gives you a insight to some of those, with a little background information as does the Champion Hurdle top jockeys.

The 2018 Champion Hurdle Runners and riders will be updated at every declaration and will assist you when making selections for the big race.

Champion Hurdle Tips

The Champion Hurdle is of course one of the biggest races of the season and the highlight on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival meaning it is a massive betting event for punters around the world. The Champion Hurdle Tips are well worth checking out before having a bet on the race as we look to help you find the winner of the Champion Hurdle. The race trends show us there are one or two little bits of info that should be taken into account when having a bet on the Champion Hurdle and it could be crucial to check this out before having that all important bet.

Champion Hurdle History

The Champion Hurdle History is long and varied and there are some legendary winners of the race for punters and racing fans to take note of. Some of the legends of the race in recent times include the great Istabraq who remains many people's favourite, the great horse won the race for three consecutive years in 1998, 1999 and 2000. While Hardy Eustace is another legend of the Champion Hurdle having picked up two consecutive wins in 2004 and 2005 and the connections of this year's list of entries will be hoping to add their names to this illustrious list.