Ascot Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Ascot
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 3 1/2 Furlongs (19.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 4lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – Coral

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 5 and 7
Price – 6 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 12/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Ascot Hurdle, 6/12 winners ran within the last 91 days
Previous Course Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Ascot, 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Ascot
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 8/12 had at least 1 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 12/12 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 4 wins over hurdles
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 153 or higher
Graded Wins – 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 3/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
7 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Ascot Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Christmas Hurdle (Kempton) on their next run, 2 of the 3 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the International Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Relkeel Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their next run, 2 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 3 more races that season
8/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 8/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
4/12 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed