Limestone Lad Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Naas
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F) (Since 2017, previously 2m 3f)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
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Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged between 5 and 7
Price – 7 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 11/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Limestone Lad Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 35 days
3/12 winners ran in the Christmas Hurdle (Leopardstown) on their last run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Punchestown Hurdle (Punchestown) on their last run, 2 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Naas, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Naas
Previous Distance Form – 8/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 140 or higher
Graded Wins – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 7/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
5 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Limestone Lad Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
5/12 winners ran in the Boyne Hurdle (Navan) on their next run, 1 of the 5 won, 1 placed

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