Rossington Main Novices Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Haydock
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 1 Mile 7 1/2 Furlong (15.5F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 8lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – SkyBet

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

* 2011 & 2013 races abandoned due to frost/snow

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 10 winners were aged either 5 or 6
Price – 5 of the last 10 favourites have won, 9/10 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8 of the last 10 winners won on their last run before the Rossington Main Novices Hurdle , 10/10 winners ran within the last 57 days
Previous Course Form – 5/10 winners had at least 1 previous run at Haydock, 5/10 winners had at least 1 previous win at Haydock
Previous Distance Form – 8/10 winners had at least 4 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 6/10 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 8/10 winners had at least 2 runs over hurdles, 10/10 winners had at least 1 win over hurdles, 5/10 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 7/10 winners were rated 134 or higher
Season Form – 10/10 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/10 winners had at least 1 win that season, 7/10 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 10 winners won on their next run after the Rossington Main Novices Hurdle, 3/10 placed on their next run
Cheltenham Festival Run That Season – 3/10 winners ran in the Ballymore Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 2 placed
3/10 winners ran in the Supreme Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 3 won, 0 placed