Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 3 Miles (24 Furlongs)
Ages – 4yo +
Weights – 10st 11lbs (4yo), 11st 7lb (5yo+), 7lb allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – Albert Bartlett

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 2 of the last 12 winners have been favorites, 3/12 winners have been in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5/12 winners won on their previous run before Cheltenham, 9/12 winners had their last run within 62 days
Previous Course Form – 6/12 winners had a previous run at Cheltenham, 5/12 winners had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 run over 23/24 furlongs, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win over the same distance
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 7/12 winners had at least 3 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 139 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after Cheltenham, 2/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Sefton Novices Hurdle (Aintree) next time out, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 2 placed
Next Cheltenham Festival Run – 3/12 winners won on their next run at the Cheltenham Festival, 3 placed
6/12 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle on their next Cheltenham Festival run, 1 of the 6 won, 2 placed
2/12 winners ran in the RSA Chase on their next Cheltenham Festival run, both won