Slaney Novice Hurdle

Grade – 1
Course – Naas
Race Type – Hurdle
Distance – 2 Miles 4 Furlongs (20F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 11st 7lbs (4yo), 11st 10lbs (5yo+), 7lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Sponsor – Lawlors Hotel

Grade 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 10 of the last 11 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 7 of the last 11 favourites/joint favourites have won, 9/11 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 10 of the last 11 winners won on their last run before the Slaney Novice Hurdle , 10/11 winners ran within the last 35 days
4/11 winners ran in the Navan Novice Hurdle (Navan) on their last run, 4 of the 4 won
Previous Course Form – 2/11 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Naas, 1/11 winners had at least 1 previous win at Naas
Previous Distance Form – 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous run over 19-21 furlongs, 6/11 had at least 1 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 9/11 winners had at least 2 previous runs over hurdles, 11/11 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles
Rating – 5/11 winners were rated 134 or higher
Graded Wins – 7/11 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/11 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/11 winners had at least 2 wins that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
3 of the last 11 winners won on their next run after the Slaney Novice Hurdle, 3/11 placed on their next run
2/11 winners ran in the Moscow Flyer Hurdle (Punchestown) on their next run, 2 of the 2 won
2/11 winners ran in the Chanelle Pharma Novice Hurdle (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
6/12 winners ran in the Ballymore Novice Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 2 of the 6 won, 3 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Spa Novices Hurdle at the next Cheltenham Festival, 0 of the 3 won, 0 placed