John Durkan Memorial Chase

Grade – 1
Course – Punchestown
Race Type – Steeplechase
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 12lbs
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Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 7 or 8
Price – 9 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 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, 8/12 winners ran 221 days or longer ago
3/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup (Cheltenham) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 2 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Champion Chase (Punchestown) on their last run, 0 of the 3 won, 2 placed
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 – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 10/12 had at least 2 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 11/12 winners had at least 7 previous chase runs, 12/12 winners had at least 3 previous chase wins
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 161 or higher
Graded Wins – 10/12 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 – 4/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 3/12 winners had a win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the John Durkan Memorial Chase, 4/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Savills Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 3 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Dublin Chase (Leopardstown) on their next run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
11 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
6/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 7/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
5/12 winners ran in the Ryanair Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 5 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