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Adonis Hurdle Trends 2015
Fri, Jan 30th, 2015

The Adonis Hurdle has always been considered an important Trial for the Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. If anything that position has been reinforced since the introduction of the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle to the Festival in 2005. Penzanace won  both races in 2005, while the winners in 2011, Zarakandar, and 2010, Soldatino made British debuts in this before doubling up in the Triumph 20 days later. Since 1988 six horses have won both the Adonis and Triumph; Mysilv, Katarino, Snow Drop, Penzance, Soldatino and Zarkandar.

Punjabi and Binocular both won this is their four year old season and added the Champion Hurdle as six year olds. 

While it was fences which brought out the best of, the Martin Pipe trained Arkle winner, Well Chief he did win this in 2003, meaning that 6 future Cheltenham Festival grade 1 winners have emerged from the race in the last eleven years.

Adonis Hurdle Winners 2003-2013

Year

Horse

Weight

Jockey

Trainer

SP

2014

Activial

10-12

N Fehily

Harry Fry

9-4F

2013

Irish Saint

11-5

Ruby Walsh

Paul Nicholls

5-4F

2012

Baby Mix (FR)

11-5

Paddy Brennan

Tom George

4-1

2011

Zarkandar (IRE)

10-12

Daryl Jacob

Paul Nicholls

8-1

2010

Soldatino (FR)

11-5

Barry Geraghty

N J Henderson

7-4

2009

Hebridean (IRE)

10-12

Ruby Walsh

Paul Nicholls

6-4

2008

Binocular (FR)

11-5

Mick Fitzgerald

N J Henderson

8-11

2007

Punjabi

11-2

Mick Fitzgerald

N J Henderson

9-2

2006

Kasbah Bliss (FR)

11-5

Arnaud Duchêne

F Doumen

2-1

2005

Penzance

10-12

Robert Thornton

Alan King

10-11

2004

Trouble At Bay (IRE)

11-5

Robert Thornton

Alan King

5-2

2003

Well Chief (GER)

11-2

Tony McCoy

Martin Pipe

7-1

 

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