Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle

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

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 6
Price – 4 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 5/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle , 11/11 winners ran within the last 52 days
3/11 winners ran in the Martin Pipe Handicap Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 3 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 3/11 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, 5/11 had at least 1 previous win over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/11 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 8/11 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 8/11 winners were rated 133 or higher
Graded Wins – 4/11 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, 11/11 winners had at least 1 win that season, 7/11 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle, 4/11 placed on their next run

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
3/11 winners ran in the RSA Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 3 placed