Imperial Cup 2018-03-01T17:18:53+00:00

Imperial Cup

Grade – 3
Course – Sandown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Matchbook

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 4 and 6
Price – 3 of the last 12 favourites have won, 4/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Imperial Cup , 9/12 winners ran within the last 36 days
Previous Course Form – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Sandown, 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Sandown
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 10/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 126 or higher
Graded Wins – 0/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

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R Number of Runs
W Number of Wins

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Imperial Cup, 2/12 placed on their next run
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 3/12 winners ran in the County Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Martin Pipe Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Fred Winter Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed