Golden Cygnet Novice Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Leopardstown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 6 Furlongs (22F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 7 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Golden Cygnet Novice Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 49 days
3/12 winners ran in the Navan Novice Hurdle (Navan) on their last run, 3 of the 3 won
Previous Course Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Leopardstown, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Leopardstown
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 20-22 furlongs, 8/12 had at least 1 previous win over 20-22 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles
Rating – 3/12 winners were rated 142 or higher (9/12 didn’t have a rating)
Graded Wins – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Golden Cygnet Novice Hurdle, 6/12 placed on their next run

Rest of The Season Runs
11 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
3/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 8/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
5/12 winners ran in the Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 5 won, 4 placed
4/12 winners ran in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 4 won, 2 placed
1/12 winners ran in the Dawn Run Mares Novice Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 1 won, 0 placed