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Liverpool Hurdle Stats 2016
Sun, Mar 20th, 2016

Liverpool Hurdle 2016

The race now known as the Liverpool Hurdle was established in 1974 but has only been run at Aintree since 2004.

It has Grade 1 status and is run over a distance of 3m 110y. Originally run on the opening day of the meeting it has switched positions with the Aintree Hurdle for 2013 and will now be run as part of the Grand National card on April 9. 

Liverpool Hurdle Entries 2015

2.50pm G1 Silver Cross Stayers' Hurdle (9 runners), 3m ?f

1 Blue Fashion (IRE) Nicky Henderson 11st 7lb David Bass
2 Brother Brian (IRE) Hughie Morrison 11st 7lb Tom O'Brien
3 Cole Harden (IRE) (Tongue Strap) Warren Greatrex 11st 7lb Gavin Sheehan
4 Crack Away Jack Emma Lavelle 11st 7lb Aidan Coleman
5 Henryville (Hood) Harry Fry 11st 7lb Noel Fehily
6 Jetson (IRE) Jessica Harrington, Ireland 11st 7lb Ruby Walsh
7 Un Temps Pour Tout (IRE) (Blinkers, Tongue Strap) David Pipe 11st 7lb Tom Scudamore
8 Whisper (FR) Nicky Henderson 11st 7lb Nico de Boinville
9 Zarkandar (IRE) (Blinkers, Tongue Strap) Paul Nicholls 11st 7lb Sam Twiston-Davies

Liverpool Hurdle Winner Profile 2004-2015

Previous Race: 9 of the last 12 winners ran in the World Hurdle with six winning at Cheltenham and 3 others finishing in the first 4.

Aintree Form: 10 of the 12 Liverpool Hurdle winners had previously won at the meeting. Prior to Whisper's 2014 win ( he had never ran there before)  Monets Garden was the odd one out and he had finished second in the 2004 Mersey Novices Hurdle before winning here a year later.

Starting Price: Since moving to Aintree all 12 race winners have been in the first 3 in the betting holding market positions of 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 3.

Fate of the Favourite: The favourite has finished 1 U 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 over the past 12 years.

Age: 9 of the 12 renewals have been won by six and seven year olds - Big Bucks was the only horse older than 7 to have won since 2004 before Solwit's win in 2013

Jockey/Trainer: The Walsh/Nicholls combo have landed 4 of the last 7. Richard Johnson and Henry Daly won back to back titles in 2006-2007 with Mighty Man. Henderson has trained Whisper to win the last two.

Liverpool Hurdle Winners 2004-2015


Year

Form

Horse

LTO

Age

OR

Trainer

Jockey

SP

2015

25

Whisper

30

7

163

Nicky Henderson

Nico De Bonville

5-1

2014

33121

Whisper

24

6

159

Nicky Henderson

Barry Geraghty

4-1

2013

111

Solwhit

23

9

164

Charles Byrnes

Paul Carberry

9-4

2012

111

Big Bucks (FR)

28

9

174

Paul Nicholls

Ruby Walsh

2-9

2011

111

Big Bucks (FR)

21

8

174

Paul Nicholls

Ruby Walsh

4-6

2010

111

Big Bucks (FR)

21

7

174

Paul Nicholls

Ruby Walsh

30-100

2009

U111

Big Bucks (FR)

21

6

174

Paul Nicholls

Ruby Walsh

5-6

2008

4124

Blazing Bailey

21

6

163

Alan King

 R Thornton

5-1

2007

212

Mighty Man (FR)

28

7

165

Henry Daly

R Johnson

15-8

2006

1223

Mighty Man (FR)

21

6

158

Henry Daly

R Johnson

11-4

2005

1002

Monets Garden (IRE)

40

7

155

Nicky Richards

T Dobbin

11-2

2004

21

Iris's Gift

14

7

173

Jonjo O'Neill

BJ Geraghty

4-7


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