Berkshire Novices Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Newbury
Race Type – Chase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 10st 7lbs (4yo’s), 11st 1lb (5yo+), (7lbs allowance for fillies & mares)
Penalties – 4lbs for winners of a class 4 chase, 7lbs for winners of a class 1-3 chase
Sponsor – Ladbrokes

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged between 5 and 7
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites have won, 11/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Berkshire Novices Chase , 8/12 winners ran within the last 48 days
Previous Course Form – 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Newbury, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Newbury
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 10/12 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase run, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Graded Wins – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 5/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 5 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Berkshire Novices Chase, 2/12 placed on their next run
4/12 winners ran in the Kauto Star Novices Chase (Kempton) (Formerly Feltham Novice Chase) on their next run, 2 of the 4 won, 0 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Dipper Novices Chase (Cheltenham) on their next run, 0 of the 4 won, 1 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 4/12 winners ran in the RSA Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 4 won, 0 placed
3/12 winners ran in the JLT Novices Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed