David Nicholson Mares Hurdle2018-07-06T10:50:37+00:00

OLBG Mares Hurdle (David Nicholson Mares Hurdle)

Grade – 1 (Grade 2 until 2015)
Course – Cheltenham (Old Course)
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20 Furlongs)
Ages – 4yo +
Weights – 10st 10lb (4yo), 11st 5lb (5yo +)
Sponsor – OLBG.com

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 11 winners were aged 5-7
Price – 7 of the last 11 winners have been favorite, 10/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 9/11 winners won on their last run before Cheltenham, 6/11 winners ran within the last 52 days
Previous Course Form – 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 5/11 had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/11 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 10/11 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/11 winners had at least 5 previous runs over hurdles, 9/11 had at least 3 wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/11 winners had a rating of 150 or higher
Graded Wins – 8/11 winners had at least previous win in a Grade 1-3 race

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R Number of Runs
W Number of Wins

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 7 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Mares Hurdle, 3/11 placed on their next run
5/10 winners ran in the Champion Stayers Hurdle (Punchestown) (Previously World Series Hurdle), 4 of the 5 won, 1 placed
Next Cheltenham Festival Run – 7/11 winners ran in the Mares Hurdle again at the next Cheltenham Festival, 5 of the 7 won, 2 placed