Galway Hurdle Free Tips and Trends

Run over a distance of 2m the Guinness-sponsored Galway Hurdle is staged each year towards the end of July, early August, at the Galway Festival.

Did you know that 14 of the last 15 winners finished in the top three last time out?

Here at TRAINERS QUOTES we look back at recent winners and gives you the key stats ahead of the 2018 renewal, this year run on August 4th

 

Recent Galway Hurdle Winners

2017 – TIGRIS RIVER (5/1)
2016 – CLONDAW WARRIOR (9/2 fav)
2015 – QUICK JACK (9/2)
2014 – THOMAS EDISON (7/2 fav)
2013 – MISSUNITED (7/1)
2012 – REBEL FITZ (11/2)
2011 – MOON DICE (20/1)
2010 – OVERTURN (6/1)
2009 – BAHRAIN STORM (20/1)
2008 – INDIAN PACE (7/1)
2007 – FARMER BROWN (9/2 fav)
2006 – CUAN NA GRAI (7/1)
2005 – MORE RAINBOWS (33/1)
2004 – CLOONE RIVER (7/2 fav)
2003 – SABADILLA (14/1)

Galway Hurdle Betting Trends

15/15 – Won over at least 2m (hurdles) before
14/15 – Won between 2-4 times over hurdles before
14/15 – Finished in the top 3 last time out
14/15 – Won by an Irish-based trainer
13/15 – Irish bred
12/15 – Carried 10-12 or less in weight
12/15 – Aged between 5-7 years-old
11/15 – Returned 7/1 or shorter in the betting
11/15 – Came from the top 3 in the betting
10/15 – Raced within the last 4 weeks
9/15 – Favourites that finished in the top 4
7/15 – Rated between 120-130
7/15 – Won last time out
7/15 – Aged 6 years-old
4/15 – Winning favourites
2/15 – Trained by Tony Martin (2 of the last 4)
2/15 – Trained by Michael Winters (2 of last 6 runnings)
2/15 – Trained by Paul Nolan
The average winning SP in the last 15 runnings is 10/1