Dunboyne Castle Novice Hurdle

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

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 11 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 8 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 12/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Dunboyne Castle Novice Hurdle, 10/12 winners ran within the last 34 days
4/12 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 0 of the 4 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Fairyhouse, 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Fairyhouse
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 9/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 9/12 winners were rated 133 or higher
Graded Wins – 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Dunboyne Castle Novice Hurdle, 4/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 2 of the 6 won, 2 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Alana Homes Champion Novice Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 0 of the 4 won, 1 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season – 2/12 winners ran in the Champion Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 2 won, 0 placed