Ryanair Novice Chase

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 8lbs (5yo), 11st 10lbs (6yo+), 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – Ryanair

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

* 2020 race was cancelled for health and safety reasons

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 11 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 7 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 10/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Ryanair Novice Chase, 9/11 winners ran within the last 53 days
5/11 winners ran in the Arkle Novice Chase (Cheltenham) on their last run, 3 of the 5 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 6/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Punchestown, 5/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 10/11 winners had at least 5 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 10/11 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 10/11 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 10/11 winners had at least 1 previous chase win, 9/11 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 8/11 winners were rated 144 or higher
Graded Wins – 8/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 11/11 winners had at least 1 win that season, 9/11 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
5 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Ryanair Novice Chase, 1/12 placed on their next run
2/11 winners ran in the Paddy Power Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/11 winners ran in the Poplar Square Chase (Naas) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed
2/11 winners ran in the Haldon Gold Cup (Exeter) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season
4/11 winners ran in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 4 won, 2 placed
3/11 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed