Scottish Champion Hurdle

Grade – 2
Course – Ayr
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – Limited Handicap
Sponsor – Coral

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

* 2020 race was cancelled for health & safety reasons *

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 11 winners were aged between 5 and 7
Price – 3 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 5/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 2 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Scottish Champion Hurdle, 8/11 winners ran within the last 36 days
3/11 winners ran in the County Hurdle (Cheltenham) on their last run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 3/11 winners had at least 1 previous run at Ayr, 1/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Ayr
Previous Distance Form – 10/11 winners had at least 6 previous runs over 15-17 furlongs, 8/11 had at least 2 previous wins over 15-17 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/11 winners had at least 6 runs over hurdles, 8/11 winners had at least 2 wins over hurdles
Rating – 10/11 winners were rated 134 or higher
Graded Wins – 3/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/11 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 7/11 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
1 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Scottish Champion Hurdle, 3/11 placed on their next run
3/11 winners ran in the Swinton Hurdle (Haydock) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
2 of the last 11 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
0/11 won at least 1 more race that season, 0/11 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run Next Season
2/11 winners ran in the County Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed