Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle

The Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle is the Aintree Festival’s hurdles highlight for conditional jockeys. The race is run over a distance of 2 miles 110 yards on the Mildmay Course at Aintree and features 9 hurdles.

The Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle acts as a sequel to the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, with entry to the race restricted to conditional jockeys and racehorses over the age of 4.

Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Betting

Weight: Horses carrying heavy weights don’t tend to do very well in the Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle. A horse carrying more than 10st 10lbs hasn’t won the race in over a decade.

Age: The majority of Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle winners fall in the 5 to 6-year old age range.

Odds: Winners are generally priced in the 7/1 to 20/1 margin, with wins by both long-shot outsiders and antepost favourites a rarity.

Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Tip: Consider a spread of each-way or place bets on horses in the 7/1 to 2/1 margin, or shoulder a stiff liability by laying the favourite at an exchange.