Vincent O’Brien County Handicap Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Cheltenham (New Course)
Race Type – Handicap Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 1 Furlong (17 Furlongs)
Ages – 5yo +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Randox Health

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners have been aged 5 or 6
Price – 1 of the last 12 winners have been favourites/joint favourites, 3/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting, 9/12 winners were priced 10/1 or bigger
Weight – 9/12 winners weighed 11st 1lb or less
Last Run – 3/12 winners won on their last run before the County Hurdle, 8/12 winners ran within the last 72 days
Previous Course Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 1/12 winners had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 134 or higher
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 8/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
5 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Cheltenham Festival, 3/12 placed on their next run

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

Next Cheltenham Festival Run
6/12 winners ran again at the next Cheltenham Festival
1 of the 6 won at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 placed