Stayers Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 3 Miles (24 Furlongs)
Ages – 4yo+
Weights – 11st 0lbs (4yo), 11st 10lbs (5yo+), 7lb allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – Paddy Power

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 6 and 8
Price – 4 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 6/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Stayers Hurdle, 10/12 winners had their last run with 80 days
5/12 winners ran in the Cleeve Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 3 of the 5 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 3 runs over 23-25 furlongs, 8/12 winners had at least 2 wins over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 8 previous runs over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 4 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 156 or higher
Grade 1 Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous grade 1 win
Grade 2 Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous grade 2 win
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
6 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after Cheltenham, 3/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Liverpool Hurdle (Aintree) on their next run, 5 of the 6 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
5/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 3/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Next Cheltenham Festival Run
5/12 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle again at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 5 won, 0 placed