National Spirit Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Fontwell
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 3 Furlongs (19F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Sponsor – Stella Artois

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged between 5 and 7
Price – 3 of the last 12 favourites have won, 8/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 1 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the National Spirit Hurdle , 9/12 winners ran within the last 43 days
Previous Course Form – 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Fontwell, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Fontwell
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 19-21 furlongs, 7/12 had at least 1 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 8 runs over hurdles, 11/12 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles, 8/12 winners had at least 3 wins over hurdles
Rating – 11/12 winners were rated 145 or higher
Graded Wins – 6/12 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, 6/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 0 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the National Spirit Hurdle, 0/12 placed on their next run
2/12 winners ran in the Aintree Hurdle (Aintree) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 3/12 winners ran in the Coral Cup at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed