Cheltenham: State Man wins County Hurdle ahead of First Street and Colonel Mustard on day four


State Man wins the McCoy Contractors County Hurdle as the Willie Mullins-trained favourite cruises home ahead of First Street and Colonel Mustard on day four of Cheltenham

  • State Man prevailed in the County Hurdle on day four of Cheltenham Festival
  • The 11/4 favourite held off the challenge of First Street and Colonel Mustard
  • Jockey Paul Townend cleared the last well before galloping to the finish line 

State Man saw off the challenge of First Street and Colonel Mustard to win the McCoy Contractors County Hurdle on day four of Cheltenham.

The Willie Mullins-trained horse, who was 11/4 to come out on top in Friday’s race, made its move around the home turn after racing wide and challenging on the stands’ rail.

Jockey Paul Townend then cleared the last and cruised home to the line to hold off second-place First Street and claim victory. 

State Man saw off the challenge of First Street and Colonel Mustard to win the County Hurdle

State Man saw off the challenge of First Street and Colonel Mustard to win the County Hurdle

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