Rhododendron heads off Hydrangea at The Curragh on Sunday.

Irish 2000 Guineas Trends 2023

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 normally 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.

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has won four of the last 11 runnings, while in total, O’Brien has won the race a staggering 11 times.

We take a look back at past winners, plus have all the key trends ahead of the 2023 Irish 2,000 Guineas – run on Saturday 20th May 2023 – did you know that 18 of the last 20 winners had raced in the last 3 weeks, while 15 of the last 20 ran at Newmarket last time out?

Recent Irish 2,000 Guineas Winners

2022 - NATIVE TRAIL (2/5 fav)
2021 - MAC SWINEY (8/1)
2020 – SISKIN (2/1 fav)
2019 – PHOENIX OF SPAIN (16/1)
2018 – ROMANISED (25/1)
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

19/21 – Had run within the last 3 weeks
17/21 – Had won over either 7f or 1m before
16/21 – Had won between 1-4 times before
16/21 – Favourites that finished in the top two
15/21 – Ran at Newmarket last time out
15/21 – Returned 5/1 or shorter in the betting
15/21 – Came from the top 3 in the betting
15/21 – Drawn in stall 4 or lower
14/21 – Irish bred
14/21 – Had run at the Curragh before
13/21 – Winning distance – 2 lengths or less
11/21 – Had won a Group 1 race before
10/21 – Winning favourites
9/21 – Unplaced last time out
9/21 – Trained by a UK-based stable
8/21 – Trained by Aidan O’Brien (11 wins in total)
8/21 – Won last time out
5/21 – Won the 2,000 Guineas (Newmarket) that season
The average winning SP in the last 21 years is 5/1
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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