Champion 4YO Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s Only
Weights – 11st 0lbs, 7lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – AES Waste Management

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 4 year olds only
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 2 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Champion 4YO Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 50 days
6/12 winners ran in the Triumph Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 0 of the 6 won, 3 placed
3/12 winners ran in the 4YO Novices Hurdle (Aintree) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 12/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 8/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 133 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Champion 4YO Hurdle, 5/12 placed on their next run
4/12 winners ran in the Prix Alain Du Breil (Auteuil) on their next run, 0 of the 4 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Elite Hurdle (Wincanton) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season – 2/12 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the County Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed