Sporting Limerick Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Limerick
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s Only
Weights – 11st 4lbs (7lbs allowance for mares)
Sponsor – Boylesports

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 4yo’s only
Price – 4 of the last 9 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 9/9 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5 of the last 9 winners won on their last run before the Sporting Limerick Hurdle, 8/9 winners ran within the last 65 days
5/9 winners ran in the Fishery Lane Hurdle (Naas) on their last run, 4 of the 5 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 2/9 winners had at least 1 previous run at Limerick, 2/9 winners had at least 1 previous win at Limerick
Previous Distance Form – 8/9 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 8/9 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 7/9 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 6/9 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 7/9 winners were rated 134 or higher
Graded Wins – 4/9 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 8/9 winners had at least 1 run that season, 6/9 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 8 winners won on their next run after the Sporting Limerick Hurdle, 1/8 placed on their next run
4/8 winners ran in the Limestone Lad Hurdle (Naas) on their next run, 2 of the 4 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
6 of the last 8 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
3/8 won at least 1 more race that season, 1/8 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
3/8 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed
2/8 winners ran in the County Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed