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 – Fox Family

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 4 of the last 12 favourites have won, 8/12 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 – 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Chepstow, 1/12 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, 1/12 had at least 1 previous win over 19-20 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 run over hurdles, 8/12 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles
Rating – 6/12 winners were rated 130 or higher
Season Form – 7/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 7/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Persian War Novices Hurdle, 4/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Hyde Novices Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their next run, 1 of the 6 won, 3 placed
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 2/12 winners ran in the Spa Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed