Craddockstown Novice Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 10st 10lbs (4yo), 11st 4lbs (5yo+), 7lbs allowance for mares
Sponsor – Mongey Communications

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 10 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Craddockstown Novice Chase , 11/12 winners ran within the last 40 days
Previous Course Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Punchestown, 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 12/12 winners had at least 4 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 4 previous runs over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase run, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 2/12 winners were rated 144 or higher (10/12 didn’t have a chase rating yet)
Graded Wins – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 11/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Craddockstown Novice Chase, 3/12 placed on their next run
7/12 winners ran in the Racing Post Novice Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 2 of the 7 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
10 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 3 more races that season
6/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 6/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
4/12 winners ran in the Arkle Novice Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Marsh Novice Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed