Cheltenham Festival Records

Each day of the Cheltenham Festival sees a key race run as the third of the day. These prestigious races are the most fiercely contested and offer the biggest prize funds and Cheltenham Festival betting markets.

The Cheltenham Gold Cup

Most successful racehorse: Golden Miller with five wins between 1932 and 1936.
Most successful jockey: Pat Taaffe – rider of the legendary Arkle during his three-race winning streak.
Most successful trainer: Tom Dreaper, the trainer of Arkle who provided him with three of his five Cheltenham Gold Cups.
Most successful owner: Dorothy Paget, eccentric owner of all time great Golden Miller who provided Paget with five of her seven Cheltenham Gold Cup wins.

The Champion Hurdle

Most successful racehorses: Istabraq, Sir Ken, Persian War, See You Then and Hatton’s Grace all achieved three consecutive wins in the Champion Hurdle.
Most successful jockey: Tim Molony, rider of Sir Ken with four Champion Hurdle wins.
Most successful trainer: Peter Easterby and Nicky Henderson.
Most successful owner: Dorothy Paget, JP McManus.

The Queen Mother Champion Chase

Most successful racehorse: Badsworth boy took three consecutive wins between 1983 and 1985.
Most successful jockey: Pat Taaffe, star of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, also heads the win list in the Queen Mother Champion Chase with five wins from 1960 to 1970.
Most successful trainer: Tom Dreaper with an impressive six wins to add to his five Cheltenham Gold Cup titles.
Most successful owners: George Ansley and Doug Armitage with three wins apiece.

The World Hurdle

Most successful racehorse: Big Buck’s won the World Hurdle four times from 2010-2013.
Most successful jockey: Ruby Walsh, with 4 wins on Big Buck’s
Most successful trainer: Paul Nicholls with 4 wins on Big Buck’s.
Most successful owners: The Stewart Family, with 4 wins by Big Buck’s.