The Triumph Hurdle is the season’s premier event for novice hurdlers. It’s the first race on Gold Cup day. This year sees Apples Shakira enter the race as a strong favourite for Nicky Henderson, who has previously won the race 6 times (most recently in 2015 with Peace And Co).
The Triumph – A Champion Hurdle Trial? – A closer look at the infamous record of Triumph runners when they run in the following season’s Champion Hurdle