Dovecote Novices Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Kempton
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Sponsor – Skybet

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 3 of the last 12 favourites have won, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Dovecote Novices Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 42 days
Previous Course Form – 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Kempton, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Kempton
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 8/12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 130 or higher
Graded Wins – 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 11/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 0 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Dovecote Novices Hurdle, 4/12 placed on their next run
5/12 winners ran in the Top Novices Hurdle (Aintree) on their next run, 0 of the 5 won, 2 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 3/12 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Triumph Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 0 placed