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Down Royal WKD Hurdle 2020

The feature Grade 2 WKD Hurdle run on the Friday of the Down Royal November meeting has a strong trends profile. The 2020 WKD Hurdle was ran on Friday 30 October. Aspire Tower was the 2020 winner for jockey Rachael Blackmore and Trainer Henry De Bromhead.

WKD Hurdle Stats

  • 6 of the last 10 renewals have been won by the favourite
  • 8 of the last 10 winners were aged 5 or 6 but two four year olds in last 4 years
  • No trainer or jockey dominant

WKD Hurdle Winners 2001-2012

YearHorseAgeWTJockeyTrainerSP
2020Aspire Tower411-6Rachael
Blackmore
Henry De Bromhead3/1
2019Coeur Sublime410-13D N RussellGordon Elliott7/4F
2018Bedrock511-5Rachael
Blackmore
I Jardine12/1
2017Melon511-2R WalshW P Mullins2/5F
2016Rashaan411-2S W FlanaganColin Kidd10/1
2015Identity Thief511-2B J CooperHenry De Bromhead15/8F
2014Little King Robin610-12M P WalshColin Bowe9/2
2013Jezki511-10A P McCoyMrs J Harrington2/9F
2012Monksland511-8P CarberryN Meade4/5F
2011The Real Article611-8B J GeraghtyE J O’Grady5/4F
2010Gimli’s Rock411-2T P TreacyMrs J Harrington10/1
2009Voler La Vedette511-3B J GeraghtyCA Murphy5/4F
2008Jered611-12AP McCoyN Meade13/8
2007Aitmatov611-10P CarberryN Meade9/4F
2006Iktitaf511-12P CarberryN Meade1/7F
2005Feathard Lady511-1R WalshCA Murphy9/4F
2004Macs Joy511-2B J GeraghtyMrs J Harrington4/7F
2003Khetaam511-9P CarberryN Meade11/10F
2002Scottish Memories612-0P CarberryN Meade4/5F
2001Ned Kelly512-0N WilliamsonEJ O’Grady2/7F

Meanwhile on the undercard Envoi Allen makes it nine wins from nine races.

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