2018 Irish 2,000 Guineas Free Tips and Trends

Irish 2000 Guineas Betting Tips

Staged at The Curragh racecourse the Irish 2,000 Guineas is a Group One class race for 3 year-olds only. Run over 1m the contest takes place each year in May and was first run in 1921.

Horses that contested the English 2,000 Guineas often go onto run in this race, while winners of the Irish 2,000 Guineas tend to take in the St James’s Palace Stakes, at Royal Ascot the following month.

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has won four of the last seven runnings, while in total the Ballydoyle team have won the race a staggering 10 times.

We take a look back at past winners, plus have all the key trends ahead of the 2017 renewal – this year run on Sat May 27th – Did you know that ALL of the last 16 winners had raced in the last 3 weeks, while 14 the last 16 ran at Newmarket last time out?

 

Recent Irish 2000 Guineas Winners

2017 – CHURCHILL (4/9 fav)
2016 – AWTAAD (9/2)
2015 – GLENEAGLES (2/5 fav)
2014 – KINGMAN (4/5 fav)
2013 – MAGICIAN (10/3)
2012 – POWER (5/1)
2011 – RODERIC O’CONNOR (7/2)
2010 – CANFORD CLIFFS (9/4 fav)
2009 – MASTERCRAFTSMAN (6/4 fav)
2008 – HENRYTHENAVIGATOR (5/4)
2007 – COCKNEY REBEL (6/4 fav)
2006 – ARAAFA (12/1)
2005 – DUBAWI (7/4 jfav)
2004 – BACHELOR (12/1)
2003 – INDIAN HAVEN (8/1)
2002 – ROCK OF GIBRALTAR (4/7 fav)

 

Irish 2000 Guineas Betting Trends and Stats

16/16 – Had run within the last 3 weeks
14/16 – Ran at Newmarket last time out
14/16 – Had won over either 7f or 1m before
13/16 – Favourites that finished in the top two
13/16 – Returned 5/1 or shorter in the betting
13/16 – Came from the top 3 in the betting
12/16 – Had won between 1-4 times before
11/16 – Drawn in stall 4 or lower
11/16 – Irish bred
10/16 – Winning distance – 2 lengths or less
10/16 – Had run at the Curragh before
9/16 – Had won a Group 1 race before
8/16 – Trained by Aidan O’Brien
8/16 – Winning favourites
7/16 – Unplaced last time out
7/16 – Trained by a UK-based stable
7/16 – Won last time out
5/16 – Won the 2,000 Guineas (Newmarket) that season
The average winning SP in the last 1 years is 7/2
Rock of Gibraltar (2002), Cockney Rebel (2007), Henrythenavigator (2008), Gleneagles (2015) & Churchill (2017) all did the English/Irish 2,000 Guineas double

 

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