2016 Kim Muir Challenge Cup

The Kim Muir Challenge Cup is considered to be one of the most unpredictable races at the Cheltenham Festival. This grade B handicap chase is only open to amateur jockeys, with racehorses required to be over the age of 5.

The Kim Muir Challenge Cup covers a distance of 3 miles 110 yards, and is run on the Cheltenham New Course. The race was first run at the Cheltenham Festival in 1946 and was named after fallen cavalry officer, Kim Muir.

Kim Muir Challenge Cup Betting Odds

Kim Muir Challenge Cup Winners

Winners of the Kim Muir Challenge Cup rarely graduate to higher grade races. The race has produced a number of quality grade 3 runners, however, with 2007 winner, Cloudy Lane, going on to achieve several more victories in handicaps and grade 2 chases.