Grimes Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Tipperary
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – Kevin McManus Bookmaker

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 6 and 9
Price – 6 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 1 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Grimes Hurdle, 10/12 winners ran within the last 75 days
Previous Course Form – 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Tipperary, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Tipperary
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 7 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 12/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 7 previous runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 3 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 135 or higher
Graded Wins – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 1/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Grimes Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Galway Hurdle (Galway) on their next run, 2 of the 6 won, 1 placed

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

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
1/12 winners ran at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 0 placed