WKD Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Down Royal
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 1/2 Furlong (16.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – WKD

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 4 or 5
Price – 7 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the WKD Hurdle , 6/12 winners ran within the last 33 days
2/12 winners ran in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (Punchestown) on their last run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Down Royal, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Down Royal
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 4 previous runs over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 137 or higher
Graded Wins – 7/12 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, 6/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the WKD Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Hattons Grace Hurdle (Fairyhouse) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Morgiana Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
5/12 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 5 won, 1 placed