John Durkan Memorial Chase

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights
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Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 7 or 8
Price – 9 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 12/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 6 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the John Durkan Memorial Chase , 7/12 winners ran within the last 38 days
Previous Course Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs at Punchestown, 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Punchestown
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 9/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 10/12 winners had at least 7 previous chase runs, 12/12 winners had at least 3 previous chase wins
Rating – 10/12 winners were rated 157 or higher
Graded Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1 race, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 5/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
2 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the John Durkan Memorial Chase, 6/12 placed on their next run
4/12 winners ran in the Savills Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 4 won, 4 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
3/12 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/12 winners ran in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed