Persian War Novices Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Chepstow
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 3 1/2 Furlongs (19.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for fillies & mares)
Penalties – 7lbs for class 1-3 hurdle winners, 4lbs for class 4 hurdle winners
Sponsor – Unibet

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 5 of the last 12 favourites have won, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Persian War Novices Hurdle
Previous Course Form – 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Chepstow, 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Chepstow
Previous Distance Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 19-20 furlongs, 2/12 had at least 1 previous win over 19-20 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 1 run over hurdles, 8/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles
Rating – 7/12 winners were rated 130 or higher
Season Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 6/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
4 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Persian War Novices Hurdle, 5/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Hyde Novices Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their next run, 2 of the 6 won, 3 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
11 of the last 12 winners ran in at least 3 more races that season
9/12 won at least 1 more race that season, 7/12 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
3/12 winners ran in the Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed