2016 Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle
The Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle is a Grade 3 event for novice hurdlers run during the course of the annual Cheltenham Festival at Prestbury Park.
The race is run over a distance of 2 miles 110 yards on the Cheltenham Old Course, and is one of the ‘sprint’ hurdle handicaps of the Cheltenham meeting. Entry is restricted to 4-year-old novices.
The Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle dates back to 2005. The race was added to the Cheltenham Festival card during the meeting’s expansion from a three to four day event, and commemorates the contribution made by legendary trainer, Fred Winter, to national hunt racing.
Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle Betting Odds
|Cheltenham - Cheltenham|
Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1) - 16:50
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|Diego Du Charmil||13/2||13/2||13/2||6||7|
|Fixe Le Kap||12||11||11||12||10|
|Voix Du Reve||14||11||14||14||14|
|Messire Des Obeaux||14||14||12||16||12|
|Romain De Senam||25||20||25||20||22|
|Coo Star Sivola||20||14||20||14||22|
|Duke Of Medina||40||40||33||40||33|
Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle Winners
Novices’ races are unpredictable affairs, and even more so when weights are involved. As a result the winners of this race have been of variable quality and most have faded into anonymity after taking victory at the Cheltenham Festival.