Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Cheltenham
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 1 Furlong (17F)
Ages – 4yo’s Only
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – JCB

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 4yo’s only
Price – 7 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 9 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle , 10/12 winners ran within the last 42 days
4/12 winners ran in the Finale Juvenile Hurdle (Chepstow) on their last run, 4 of the 4 won
Previous Course Form – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Cheltenham, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Cheltenham
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 runs over hurdles, 10/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles
Rating – 5/12 winners were rated 129 or higher (7/12 didn’t have a rating)
Graded Wins – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/12 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 Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle, 2/12 placed on their next run
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 8/12 winners ran in the Triumph Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 8 won, 3 placed