eCOMM Merchant Solutions Champion Novice Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 1/2 Furlong (16.5F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 12lbs , 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – eCOMM Merchant Solutions

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 – 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 eCOMM Merchant Solutions Champion Novice Hurdle , 10/11 winners ran within the last 49 days
3/11 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 2 of the 3 won, 1 placed
4/11 winners ran in the Hardy Eustace Novice Hurdle (Fairyhouse) on their last run, 2 of the 4 won, 2 placed
Previous Course Form – 8/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 5/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 9/11 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 9/11 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 9/11 winners had at least 4 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 6/11 winners had at least 3 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 8/11 winners were rated 139 or higher
Graded Wins – 6/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 8/11 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 eCOMM Merchant Solutions Champion Novice Hurdle, 1/11 placed on their next run
2/11 winners ran in the WKD Hurdle (Down Royal) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
2/11 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 2 won, 0 placed