Irish Champion Stakes

Group – 1
Course – Leopardstown
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 1 Mile 2 Furlongs (10F)
Ages – 3yo+
Weights – 9st 1lbs (3yo), 9st 7lbs (4yo+), 3lbs allowance for fillies and mares
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Group 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 6 of the last 12 winners were aged 3, 6/12 winners were aged 4 or older
Price – 5 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 11/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5/12 winners won on their last run before the Irish Champion Stakes, 9/12 winners had their last run within the last 26 days
5/12 winners ran in the International Stakes (York) on their last run, 1 of the 5 won, 3 placed
Previous Course Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Leopardstown, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Leopardstown
Previous Distance Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 10 furlongs, 9/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 10 furlongs, 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over 10 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 11/12 winners had at least 7 previous flat runs, 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous flat wins, 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous flat wins
Rating – 10/12 winners had a rating of 118 or higher
Group Wins – 12/12 winners had at least 1 win in a group 1 race, 11/12 winners had at least 3 wins in a group 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Irish Champion Stakes, 3/12 placed on their next run
5/12 winners ran in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Longchamp) on their next run, 2 of the 5 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Champion Stakes (Ascot) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed

Rest of Season Runs
10/12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season,
5 of the 12 winners won at least 1 more race that season, 4/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season