Johnstown Novice Hurdle

Grade – 3
Course – Naas
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights
Sponsor – Paddy Power

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 11 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 3 of the last 12 favourites/joint favourites have won, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 7 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Johnstown Novice Hurdle , 10/12 winners ran within the last 34 days
Previous Course Form – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Naas, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Naas
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 11/12 had at least 1 previous win over 15-17 furlongs, 6/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 9/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles, 6/12 winners had at least 2 previous wins over hurdles
Rating – 7/12 winners were rated 125 or higher
Graded Wins – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 12/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 2 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Johnstown Novice Hurdle, 5/12 placed on their next run

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 1/12 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the
1 won, 0 placed
1/12 winners ran in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 0 placed
1/12 winners ran in the Mares Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 1 won, 0 placed