Centenary Novice Handicap Chase

Grade – Listed
Course – Cheltenham (Old Course)
Race Type – Handicap Chase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 1/2 Furlongs (20.5 Furlongs)
Ages – 5yo+
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Close Brothers

Listed

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 5 & 7
Price – 2 of the last 12 winners were favorites, 7/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Weight – 10/12 winners weighed between 10st 11lbs & 11st 8lbs
Last Run – 6/12 winners won on their last run before Cheltenham, 10/12 winners at least placed on their last run before Cheltenham, 10/12 winners had their last run within the last 45 days
Previous Course Form – 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 2/12 had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 runs over 19-21 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 1 win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 9/12 had at least 1 win over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 135 or higher
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 2 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Centenary Novices Chase, 3/12 placed on their next run
2/12 winners ran in the Mildmay Novices Chase (Aintree) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Intermediate Chase (Carlisle) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed
Next Cheltenham Festival Run
4 of the last 12 winners ran in the Festival Plate at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 4 won, 0 placed