When is the Matheson Hurdle 2023? Leopardstown date, start time, runners and betting

Can State Man land the spoils once again?

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The Matheson Hurdle is the feature race on the final day of the Christmas Festival at Leopardstown.

The Grade 1 contest is one of the most prestigious races over the smaller obstacles on either side of the Irish Sea as the likes of Istabraq, Brave Inca and Hurricane Fly feature on the illustrious winners list.

State Man led home a 1-2-3 for trainer Willie Mullins in last year’s renewal and the Closutton handler is likely to field a strong squad once again.

You can run the rule over our Matheson Hurdle odds on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise all the key details about this year’s renewal can be found below.

Matheson Hurdle 2023 date and start time

The Matheson Hurdle is set to take place at Leopardstown on Friday, December 29. The post time is scheduled for 14:25. You can watch the race live on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app.

Matheson Hurdle 2023 runners and riders

Fils D’oudairies (Jack Kennedy)
Impaire Et Passe (Daryl Jacob)
State Man (Paul Townend)
Echoes In Rain (Danny Mullins)

Matheson Hurdle 2023 betting

Matheson Hurdle odds are on paddypower.com and prices for the leading contenders can be seen on our snazzy widgets below.

State Man is the favourite with Paddy Power for the Matheson Hurdle as the defending champion attempts to add a seventh Grade 1 title to his CV.

Stablemate Impaire Et Passe is next in our betting after failing to land the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle on seasonal reappearance at the start of the month.

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change

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