Kennel Gate Novices Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Ascot
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 1 Mile 7 1/2 Furlongs (15.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Penalties – 4lbs for winners of a class 4 hurdle, 7lbs for winners of a class 1-3 hurdle
Sponsor – Skybet

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 10 winners were aged either 4 or 5
Price – 5 of the last 10 favourites have won, 8/10 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 9 of the last 10 winners won on their last run before the Kennel Gate Novices Hurdle , 9/10 winners ran within the last 43 days
Previous Course Form – 5/10 winners had at least 1 previous run at Ascot, 3/10 winners had at least 1 previous win at Ascot
Previous Distance Form – 8/10 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 8/10 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 8/10 winners had at least 2 runs over hurdles, 9/10 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles, 5/10 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 5/10 winners were rated 136 or higher
Season Form – 7/10 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 9/10 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 10 winners won on their next run after the Kennel Gate Novices Hurdle, 4/10 placed on their next run
2/10 winners ran in the Tolworth Hurdle (Sandown) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed
2/10 winners ran in the Dovecote Novices Hurdle (Kempton) on their next run, 1 of the 2 won, 1 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
7/10 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 7 won, 2 placed