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 – None

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners have been aged 5 or 6
Price – 0 of the last 12 winners have been favourites/joint favourites, 2/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Weight – 9/12 winners weighed 11st 1lb or less
Last Run – 2/12 winners won on their last run before Cheltenham, 8/12 winners ran within the last 68 days
Previous Course Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 1/12 winners had a previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 16/17 furlongs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win over 16/17 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
Rating – 12/12 winners were rated 132 or higher
Season Form – 8/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 7/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Cheltenham Festival, 4/12 placed on their next run
Next Cheltenham Festival Run – 7/12 winners ran again at the next Cheltenham Festival
1 of the 7 won at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 placed