EBF Novices Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Sandown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo – 7yo
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Paddy Power

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

*2020 race took place at Kempton

Trends

Age – 12 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 2 of the last 12 favourites have won, 3/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the EBF Novices Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 49 days
Previous Course Form – 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Sandown, 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Sandown
Previous Distance Form – 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 5/12 had at least 1 previous win over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 runs over hurdles, 8/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles
Rating – 12/12 winners were rated 122 or higher
Graded Wins – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 8/12 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 EBF Novices Hurdle, 1/12 placed on their next run
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 1/12 winners ran in the Martin Pipe Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 1 placed