Champion Novice Chase

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 3 Miles 1/2 Furlong (24.5F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 5lbs (5yo), 11st 10lbs (6yo+), 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – Dooleys Insurance

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 3 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Champion Novice Chase , 12/12 winners ran within the last 48 days
3/12 winners ran in the Marsh Novices Chase (Cheltenham) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup Chase (Fairyhouse) on their last run, 0 of the 4 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Punchestown, 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 6/12 had at least 1 previous win over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous chase runs, 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 145 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, 11/12 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 2 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Champion Novice Chase, 4/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Ladbrokes Champion Chase (Down Royal) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Skymas Chase (Down Royal) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season – 2/12 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 4 won, 1 placed