Mares Champion Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s + Mares Only
Weights – 11st 7lbs
Sponsor – Irish Stallion Farms

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 5 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 Mares Champion Hurdle , 10/12 winners ran within the last 53 days
Previous Course Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 18-21 furlongs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous wins over 18-21 furlongs, 9/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over 18-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 123 or higher
Graded Wins – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 4 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win that season, 8/12 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Mares Champion Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season – 8/12 winners ran in the Mares Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 8 won, 3 placed