Champion Stayers Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 3 Miles (24F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 10st 13lbs (4yo), 11st 10lbs (5yo+), 7lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – Ladbrokes

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 7 or older
Price – 4 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 8/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Champion Stayers Hurdle, 9/11 winners ran within the last 51 days
Previous Course Form – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 8/11 winners had at least 1 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 7/11 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 7/11 had at least 1 previous win over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/11 winners had at least 9 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 3 previous wins over hurdles, 8/11 winners had at least 5 wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/11 winners were rated 151 or higher
Graded Wins – 8/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 7/11 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/11 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
7 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Champion Stayers Hurdle, 3/11 placed on their next run

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season
5/11 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 5 won, 1 placed
4/11 winners ran in the Mares Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 4 of the 4 won