Irish Derby

Group – 1
Course – Curragh
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 1 Mile 4 Furlongs (12F)
Ages – 3yo only
Weights – 9st 0lbs
Sponsor – Dubai Duty Free

Group 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 3yo’s only
Price – 5 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6/12 winners won on their last run before the Irish Derby, 12/12 winners had their last run within the last 28 days
8/12 winners ran in the Derby (Epsom) on their last run, 3 of the 8 won, 3 placed
Previous Course Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at the Curragh, 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at the Curragh
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 12 furlongs, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 12 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 12/12 winners had at least 4 previous flat runs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous flat win, 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous flat wins
Rating – 10/12 winners had a rating of 111 or higher
Group Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 win in a group 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Irish Derby, 4/12 placed on their next run
2/12 winners ran in the St Leger (Doncaster) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the King George VI & QE Stakes (Ascot) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 2 placed
2/12 winners ran in the International Stakes (York) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Rest of Season Runs
11/12 winners ran in at least 2 more group 1 races that season,
5 of the 12 won at least 1 more group 1 race that season, 8/12 placed in at least 1 more group 1 that season