Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 1lbs (4yo), 11st 10lbs (5yo+), 7lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – Alanna Homes

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

* 2020 race was cancelled for health and safety reasons

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 11 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 6 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 7/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle , 10/11 winners ran within the last 52 days
3/11 winners ran in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 4/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 3/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous run over 19-21 furlongs, 8/11 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/11 winners had at least 4 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/11 winners were rated 138 or higher
Graded Wins – 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 11/11 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle, 3/11 placed on their next run
2/11 winners ran in the Morgiana Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season
5/11 winners ran at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 5 won, 2 placed