Irish Champion Hurdle

The Irish Champion Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race held on the 2nd day of the 2023 Dublin Racing Festival.

The Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle is run at Leopardstown Racecourse over a distance of 2 miles (3,219 metres).

The race is scheduled to take place on Sunday 5th February 2023 at 3.10 pm.

In our Leopardstown Irish Champion Hurdle guide, we will provide all the latest odds, tips and history of the famous race.

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Irish Champion Hurdle

Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle Odds

Here are the latest odds for the Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle.

Irish Champion Hurdle
  • Date: Sunday 5th of February 2023
  • Time: 15:10
  • Details: 6 Runners Leopardstown.
State Man
Pied Piper

Irish Champion Hurdle Tips

The Irish Champion Hurdle tips are below:

  • 2 points to win for State Man at odds of 4/5
  • 1 point each way for Honeysuckle at odds of 2/1

Many Irish Champion Hurdle horses will race in more races throughout the years. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.

Irish Champion Hurdle Previous Winners

Year Winner Age Jockey Trainer
1950Hatton's Grace10R. J. O'RyanVincent O'Brien
1951Penny on the Jack5B. CooperD. St. J. Gough
1952DomaghmoreT. P. BurnsPaddy Sleator
1953Limeona5J. J. RaffertyD. Kirwan
1954La Laun6M. R. MageeJ. T. Doyle
1955no race 1955
1956TriompheEddie HartyJ. Mangan
1957Caesar's Helm6C. FinneganA. C. Bryce-Smith
1958Albany StarW. J. BrennanG. Robinson
1959Floor Show9Bobby BeasleyPaddy Sleator
1960Albergo6S. PageClem Magnier
1961Albergo7Doug PageClem Magnier
1962RainloughToss TaaffeTom Taaffe
1963Winning Fair8Alan Lillingston[a]George Spencer
1964Flyingbolt5Pat TaaffeTom Dreaper
1965Havago6C. FinneganPaddy Sleator
1966Gypsando7C. FinneganCaptain C. B. Harty
1967Mr TwomeyJohn Kiely[a]J. Cullen
1968Muir9Ben HannonTom Dreaper
1969L'Escargot6Tommy CarberryDan Moore
1970no race 1970
1971Lockyersleigh8Tommy CarberryPaddy Mullins
1972Super DayJohn Fowler[a]G. St. John Nolan
1973Captain Christy6Bobby BeasleyPat Taaffe
1974Flashy BoyTommy CarberryA. Watson
1975Ribosaint6Frank BerryPhonsie O'Brien
1976Prominent King4Frank BerryKevin Prendergast
1977Master Monday7John HartyL. Quirke
1978Prominent King6Bobby CoonanKevin Prendergast
1979Connaught Ranger5Colin TinklerFred Rimell
1980Twinburn5T. A. QuinnTony Redmond
1981Daring Run6Ted Walsh[a]Peter McCreery
1982Daring Run7Ted Walsh[a]Peter McCreery
1983Royal Vulcan5Jonjo O'NeillNeville Callaghan
1984Dawn Run6Jonjo O'NeillPaddy Mullins
1985Fredcoteri9Tom TaaffeArthur Moore
1986Herbert United7Harry RogersDes McDonogh
1987Deep Idol7Brendan SheridanP. D. Osborne
1988Classical Charm5Ken MorganAl O'Connell
1989Kingsmill6Declan MurphyTommy Stack
1990Nomadic Way5Brendan PowellBarry Hills
1991Nordic Surprise4Charlie SwanJim Bolger
1992Chirkpar5Liam CusackJim Bolger
1993Royal Derbi8Declan MurphyNeville Callaghan
1994Fortune and Fame7Adrian MaguireDermot Weld
1995Fortune and Fame [b]8Mark DwyerDermot Weld
1996Collier Bay6Jamie OsborneJim Old
1997Cockney Lad8Richard HughesNoel Meade
1998Istabraq6Charlie SwanAidan O'Brien
1999Istabraq7Charlie SwanAidan O'Brien
2000Istabraq8Charlie SwanAidan O'Brien
2001Istabraq9Charlie SwanAidan O'Brien
2002Ned Kelly6Norman WilliamsonEdward O'Grady
2003Like-A-Butterfly9Charlie SwanChristy Roche
2004Foreman6Thierry DoumenThierry Doumen
2005Macs Joy6Barry GeraghtyJessica Harrington
2006Brave Inca8Tony McCoyColm Murphy
2007Hardy Eustace10Conor O'DwyerDessie Hughes
2008Sizing Europe6Andrew McNamaraHenry de Bromhead
2009Brave Inca11Ruby WalshColm Murphy
2010Solwhit6Davy RussellCharles Byrnes
2011Hurricane Fly7Paul TownendWillie Mullins
2012Hurricane Fly8Ruby WalshWillie Mullins
2013Hurricane Fly9Ruby WalshWillie Mullins
2014Hurricane Fly10Ruby WalshWillie Mullins
2015Hurricane Fly11Ruby WalshWillie Mullins
2016Faugheen8Ruby WalshWillie Mullins
2017Petit Mouchoir6David MullinsHenry de Bromhead
2018Supasundae8Robbie PowerJessica Harrington
2019Apple's Jade7Jack KennedyGordon Elliott
2020Honeysuckle6Rachael BlackmoreHenry de Bromhead
2021Honeysuckle7Rachael BlackmoreHenry de Bromhead
2022Honeysuckle8Rachael BlackmoreHenry de Bromhead
2023State Man6Paul TownendWillie Mullins

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