Neptune 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 Neptune Novices Hurdle winner!


Neptune Novices Hurdle Trends 2017:

  • 10/15 won last time out
  • 15/15 were aged 5 or 6
  • Horses aged 7 + have a combined record of 0-5-46 (not many run in this though)
  • 15/16 were in the first 6 in the betting
  • Irish breds are 11/15 with 2/15 winners being French Bred
  • 15/15 had run between 1-6 times over timber that season
  • 14/15 finished 1st or 2nd in their last completed hurdle start that season
  • 14/15 winners had run between 18-60 days before race day – Yorkhill bucked trend by running 71 days before race day last year
  • 14/15 winners posted their highest RPR last time out
  • 12/15 were National Hunt bred horses (Windsor Park an exception as by Galileo)
  • 12/15 winners had won over 2m 4f plus
  • 12/15 winners had finished in the first 2 in a grade 1 or 2 hurdle
  • Irish horses are 7/11
  • Only 1 winner aged over 6 since 1974
  • 2/31 were outside the front 5 in the betting
  • All 15 Challow hurdle winners to run in this have been beaten
  • Since 1974 only one winner has won aged 7+ in 103 attempts

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