Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Aintree
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 1 Furlong (17F)
Ages – 4yo’s only
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – Doom Bar

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 4yo’s only
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites have won, 8/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices Hurdle , 11/12 at least placed on their last run, 10/12 winners ran within the last 29 days
7/12 winners ran in the Triumph Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 3 of the 7 won, 4 placed
Previous Course Form – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Aintree, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Aintree
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles,
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 143 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Champion 4YO Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Aintree Festival Run Next Season – 2/12 winners ran in the Aintree Hurdle at the next Aintree Festival, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed