Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Trends

Before the festival it is always important to carefully research the races before having a bet in them. One way of doing this is to look at the key trends from the race.

@Cameron3012 has compiled the following trends to help pick this years Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle winner!



Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Trends 2017: 

  • 11/12 winners had won over 2m 4f previously (10 of them were 1st or 2nd LTO)
  • All 12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles
  • 11/12 had at least a top 4 finish in a Graded hurdle last time out (10 out of 12 had a top 2 finish in a Graded hurdle last time out. Last year’s winner Uknowwhatimeanharry had won a Grade 2 two runs before his win)
  • 9/12 winners were in the front 5 of the betting (Martello Tower 2015’s winner was 6th in the betting)
  • 9/12 were aged 6 or 7
  • 24/29 placed horses finished first or second last time out
  • 8/12 winners had run at Cheltenham before
  • 9/12 contested a race over 3 miles or more (came good again last year this key stat)

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