Heroes Handicap Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Sandown
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 6 Furlongs (22F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – Handicap
Sponsor – Virgin Bet

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

* 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2021 races were all cancelled due to adverse weather

Trends

Age – 6 of the last 8 winners were aged between 6 and 8
Price – 1 of the last 8 winners were favourites, 4/8 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 1 of the last 8 winners won on their last run before the Heroes Handicap Hurdle, 8/8 winners ran within the last 42 days
4/8 winners ran in the Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle (Kempton) on their last run, 0 of the 4 won, 2 placed
Previous Course Form – 1/8 winners had at least 1 previous run at Sandown, 1/8 winners had at least 1 previous win at Sandown
Previous Distance Form – 6/8 winners had at least 1 previous run over 22-24 furlongs, 3/8 had at least 1 previous win over 22-24 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 8/8 winners had at least 4 runs over hurdles, 7/8 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 7/8 winners were rated 127 or higher
Graded Wins – 0/8 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 7/8 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 5/8 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
0 of the last 8 winners won on their next run after the Heroes Handicap Hurdle, 1/8 placed on their next run

Rest of The Season Runs
6 of the last 8 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
0/8 won at least 1 more race that season, 1/8 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
2/8 winners ran in the Spa Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed
1/8 winners ran in the Coral Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 1 placed
1/8 winners ran in the Pertemps Final at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 0 placed