Marsh Novices Chase (Golden Miller Novices Chase)

Grade – 1
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Chase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20 Furlongs)
Ages – 5yo+
Weights – 11st 3lb (5yo), 11st 4lb (6yo+), 7lb allowance for mares
Sponsor – Marsh

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 10 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 4 of the last 10 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 8/10 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 10 winners won on their last run before the Marsh Novices Chase, 8/10 winners ran in the last 54 days
Previous Course Form – 10/10 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 6/10 had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 9/10 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 8/10 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/10 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 8/10 winners had at least 3 wins over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 9/10 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 8/10 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 9/10 winners were rated 146 or higher
Graded Wins – 8/10 winners had at least 1 win in a grade 1 or 2 race
Season Form – 10/10 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 8/10 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
2 of the last 9 winners won on their next run after Cheltenham, 3/9 placed on their next run

Next Cheltenham Festival Run
4/9 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase in their next Cheltenham Festival run, 1 of the 4 won, 1 placed
2/9 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed