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 – 11 of the last 12 winners were aged 5 or 6
Price – 8 of the last 12 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 11 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Slaney Novice Hurdle , 11/12 winners ran within the last 35 days
5/12 winners ran in the Navan Novice Hurdle (Navan) on their last run, 5 of the 5 won
Previous Course Form – 2/12 winners had at least 1 previous runs at Naas, 1/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Naas
Previous Distance Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 19-21 furlongs, 7/12 had at least 1 previous wins over 19-21 furlongs
Previous Hurdle Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs over hurdles, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over hurdles
Rating – 5/12 winners were rated 134 or higher
Graded Wins – 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 10/12 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 Chanelle Pharma Novice Hurdle (Leopardstown) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed

Rest of The Season Runs
11 of the last 11 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
5/11 won at least 1 more race that season, 4/11 placed in at least 1 more race that season

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