Altcar Novices Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Haydock
Race Type – Chase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – Racing UK

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

** 2011 & 2013 races abandoned due to frost/snow

Trends

Age – 7 of the last 10 winners were aged between 6 and 7
Price – 4 of the last 10 favourites have won, 9/10 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 10 winners won on their last run before the Altcar Novices Chase, 9/10 winners ran within the last 35 days
Previous Course Form – 3/10 winners had at least 1 previous run at Haydock, 1/10 winners had at least 1 previous win at Haydock
Previous Distance Form – 6/10 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 9/10 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs, 4/10 winners had at least 2 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 8/10 winners had at least 2 previous chase runs, 5/10 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 7/9 winners had at least 2 previous chase wins
Rating – 8/10 winners were rated 132 or higher
Graded Wins – 3/10 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/10 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 7/10 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 4 of the last 9 winners won on their next run after the Altcar Novices Chase, 2/9 placed on their next run
2/9 winners ran in the Scilly Isles Novices Chase (Sandown) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
3/9 winners ran in the Marsh Novices Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/9 winners ran in the Handicap Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed