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Liverpool Hurdle Betting
Forming part of Saturday's selection of races at the Grand National, the Liverpool Hurdle is a Grade 1 run that covers a distance of three miles and half a furlong. Horses aged four years or older are open to participating in the Liverpool Hurdle, where they must overcome thirteen hurdles across the track.
The Liverpool Hurdle has been running since 1974, with the first win going to Moyne Royal, trained by Arthur Pitt.
Liverpool Hurdle Odds
As we get closer to the Liverpool Hurdle, the odds are likely to be updated on the betting markets as more information becomes available and you get an idea of the runners taking part in the race.
With horse racing, odds vary during the period before a race. You might get better odds a week before the race than if you were to consider placing your first bet an hour before.
Liverpool Hurdle Tips
Before Grand National Day comes around, you can apply general Liverpool Hurdle tips to help you find the best odds available on the betting markets.
This can include the track, considering which runners are best suited to win the Liverpool Hurdle. For example, a runner that has formed better over a long-distance hurdle might not be as competitive against an opponent who is experienced with shorter distances.
The same can be said with trainers. Looking at the history of the Liverpool Hurdle, you can see which trainers have been the most successful, potentially signalling the likelihood of a runner performing well at the upcoming race.
Liverpool Hurdle - Previous Winners
Going back to 1974, the Liverpool Hurdle has witnessed plenty of races, with several winners standing out over the years. In recent years, the following winners have gone on to win the Liverpool Hurdle:
2022 - Sire du Berlais trained by Gordon Elliott
2021 - Thyme Hill trained by Philip Hobbs
2019 - If The Cap Fits trained by Harry Fry
2018 - Identity Thief trained by Henry de Bromhead
2017 - Yanworth trained by Alan King
2016 - Thistlecrack trained by Colin Tizzard
2015 - Whisper trained by Nicky Henderson
2014 - Whisper trained by Nicky Henderson
2013 - Solwhit trained by Charles Byrnes
2012 - Big Buck's trained by Paul Nicholls
Based on previous races, we can see trends that could indicate favourite runners for the upcoming Liverpool Hurdle.
Of the past ten winners, four have been winners, pointing towards the typical age of horses winning the Liverpool Hurdle. The age ranges for winners is between six and eight, indicating that this isn't a race for particularly young horses, even though the entry age is four years or older.
That said, the last horse of a younger age to win the Liverpool Hurdle was dated back to 1999, showing the likelihood of an entry-level horse being successful.
In the past ten years, only one runner has achieved back-to-back wins.
Liverpool Hurdle Information
The 2012 win by Big Buck's was the fourth consecutive win at the Liverpool Hurdle for that runner and trainer. Over the previous ten years, we have seen little consistency with runners, the only exception being Whisper between 2014 and 2015, when they achieved two back-to-back wins.
By way of trainers form, Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls have been the most successful in recent years, being the only ones to achieve multiple wins.
This is a race where many runners of the Cheltenham Festival Stayers Hurdle in the previous month compete again.
Liverpool Hurdle Betting FAQs
How do you bet on the Liverpool Hurdle?
At BetUK, you can find the latest odds for the Liverpool Hurdle as we grow closer to the festival.
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When is the Liverpool Hurdle?
The Liverpool Hurdle is set to take place on Saturday 15th April at 15:35. This will be happening at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool.
Who won the Liverpool Hurdle in 2022?
In 2022, Sire du Berlais won the Liverpool Hurdle and was trained by Gordon Elliott.
What is the prize money for the Liverpool Hurdle?
There is a prize purse of £250,000 to be won across the race.
What is the biggest win at the Liverpool Hurdle?
Over the years, notable wins include those achieved by Big Buck's and Whisper. Whisper went on to win two races in consecutive years, whilst Big Buck's was the horse to beat with four wins from 2009-2012.
How does Liverpool Hurdle betting work?
There is an extensive range of odds you can select from when betting on the Liverpool Hurdle, including the option to bet on the winner of a race, placements and more.
For example, if you bet on a horse to finish in the top 3 but they finished outside, your bet loses.