Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Aintree
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Merseyrail

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 7 of the last 12 winners were aged either 5 or 6
Price – 0 of the last 12 favourites have won, 1/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle , 9/12 winners ran within the last 44 days
Previous Course Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Aintree, 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Aintree
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 10/12 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 130 or higher
Graded Wins – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 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 Alder Hey Childrens Charity Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
Aintree Festival Run Next Season – 5/12 winners ran at the next Aintree Festival, 0 of the 5 won, 1 placed