Aintree Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Aintree
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (4yo) , 11st 7lbs (5yo+), (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – Betway

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 6 and 8
Price – 4 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 11/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Aintree Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 36 days
7/12 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 2 of the 7 won, 3 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Aintree, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Aintree
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs over 20 furlongs, 5/12 had at least 1 previous win over 20 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 9/12 winners had at least 10 runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 3 wins over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 4 wins over hurdles
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 159 or higher
Grade 1 Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 11/12 winners had at least 1 win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Aintree Hurdle, 2/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Ascot Hurdle (Ascot) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Aintree Festival Run Next Season – 3/12 winners ran in the Aintree Hurdle at the next Aintree Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed