Directors Plate Novice Chase

Grade – 3
Course – Naas
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
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Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 11 winners were aged 6 or 7
Price – 6 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 8/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Directors Plate Novice Chase , 10/11 winners ran within the last 44 days
3/11 winners ran in the Flyingbolt Novice Chase (Navan) on their last run, 2 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 10/11 winners had at least 1 previous rus at Naas, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Naas
Previous Distance Form – 9/11 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 9/11 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 9/11 winners had at least 4 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles
Previous Chase Form – 11/11 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 10/11 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 8/11 winners were rated 141 or higher
Graded Wins – 6/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/11 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
1 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Directors Plate Novice Chase, 4/11 placed on their next run
4/11 winners ran in the Gold Cup Chase (Fairyhouse) on their next run, 1 of the 4 won, 2 placed
2/11 winners ran in the Irish Grand National (Fairyhouse) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
0/11 winners ran at the next Cheltenham Festival