Cleeve Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Cheltenham
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 3 Miles (24F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Penalties – 4lbs for winners of a class 2 wfa hurdle or class 1 handicap hurdle, 8lbs for winners of a class 1 wfa hurdle (Penalties halved for wins achieved in Novices or Juvenile Hurdles)
Sponsor – Welsh Marches Stallions At Chapel Stud

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

* 2021 race was cancelled due to a waterlogged track

Trends

Age – 7 of the last 11 winners were aged between 6-8
Price – 7 of the last 11 winners were favourites, 9/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Cleeve Hurdle , 10/11 winners ran within the last 57 days
6/12 winners ran in the Long Walk Hurdle (Ascot) on their last run, 5 of the 6 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 9/11 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 23-25 furlongs, 9/11 had at least 1 previous win over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/11 winners had at least 7 runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 3 wins over hurdles, 9/11 winners had at least 4 wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/11 winners were rated 156 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-2 race
Season Form – 10/11 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 9/11 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Cleeve Hurdle, 6/11 placed on their next run

Rest of The Season Runs
8 of the last 11 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
5/11 won at least 1 more race that season, 7/11 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
9/11 winners ran in the Stayers Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 3 of the 9 won, 4 placed