Minstrel Stakes

Group – 2
Course – Curragh
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 7 Furlongs (7F)
Ages – 3yo+
Weights – 9st 1lbs (3yo), 9st 8lbs (4yo+), 3lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Penalties – 3lbs for Group 1 winners (Since 1st November)
Sponsor – Paddy Power

Group 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 4 or older
Price – 5 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 8/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5/12 winners won on their last run before the Minstrel Stakes, 11/12 winners had their last run within the last 33 days
Previous Course Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs at the Curragh, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at the Curragh
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 7 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 7 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 10/12 winners had at least 7 previous flat runs, 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous flat wins
Rating – 11/12 winners had a rating of 103 or higher
Group Wins – 6/12 winners had at least 1 win in a group 1-3 race
Season Form – 8/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 6/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Minstrel Stakes, 2/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Prix Maurice De Gheest (Deauville) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Prix Jacques Le Marois (Deauville) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Desmond Stakes (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Rest of Season Runs
10/12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season,
1 of the 12 winners won at least 1 more race that season, 7/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season