Hugh McMahon Novice Chase

Grade – 3
Course – Limerick
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 3 Miles (24F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 10st 10lbs (5yo), 11st 2lbs (6yo+), 7lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – BetVictor

Grade 3

Recent Form and Trends

* 2020 race was cancelled for health and safety reasons

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 11 winners were aged between 6 and 8
Price – 8 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 11/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 3 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Hugh McMahon Novice Chase , 10/11 winners ran within the last 29 days
3/11 winners ran in the Turners Novice Chase (Cheltenham) on their last run, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed
Previous Course Form – 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Limerick, 4/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Limerick
Previous Distance Form – 6/11 winners had at least 1 previous run over 23-25 furlongs, 4/11 had at least 1 previous wins over 23-25 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 10/11 winners had at least 3 previous chase runs, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 9/11 winners were rated 135 or higher
Graded Wins – 3/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 9/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 11/11 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Hugh McMahon Novice Chase, 0/11 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Irish Grand National (Fairyhouse) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 11 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
3/11 won at least 1 more race that season, 0/11 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Punchestown Festival Run That Season
3/11 winners ran in the Handicap Novice Chase at the next Punchestown Festival, 2 of the 3 won, 0 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Champion Novice Chase at the next Punchestown Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed