Nicky Henderson is the most successful current trainer in Cheltenham Festival history with 37 wins though Paul Nicholls is closing fast
Nicholls has trained 27 Cheltenham Festival winners including 24 in the last eight years. He has also been leading trainer at the Festival in 5 of the last 7 years.
Of those still working, Edward O’Grady comes next in the rankings with 18 and is Ireland’s most successful trainer at the meeting.
Jonjo O’Neill and Willie Mullins both have 17 winners.
Most Successful Current Cheltenham Trainers
|37||Nicky Henderson||2010||Nicky Henderson (3)|
|27||Paul Nicholls||2009||Paul Nicholls (5)|
|18||BEdward O’Grady||2008||Paul Nicholls (3)|
|17||Jonjo O’Neill||2007||Paul Nicholls (4)|
|17||Willie Mullins||2006||Paul Nicholls (3)|
|13||Philip Hobbs||2005||Howard Johnson (3)|
|13||Nigel Twiston-Davies||2004||Paul Nicholls (4)|
|11||Alan King||2003||Jonjo O’Neill (3)|
|9||David Elsworth||2002||Martin Pipe (3)|
|2000||Nicky Henderson (4)|
* Cancelled – ‘Foot and Mouth’