Towton Novices Chase

Grade – 2
Course – Wetherby
Race Type – Chase
Distance – 3 Miles 1 Furlong (25F)
Ages – 5yo’s +
Weights – 11st 0lbs (7lbs allowance for filles & mares)
Sponsor – William Hill

Grade 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 6 of the last 9 winners were aged 7
Price – 4 of the last 9 winners were favourites/joint favourites, 7/9 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 9 winners won on their last run before the Towton Novices Chase, 6/9 winners ran within the last 41 days
Previous Course Form – 2/9 winners had at least 1 previous run at Wetherby, 0/9 winners had at least 1 previous win at Wetherby
Previous Distance Form – 7/9 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 24-26 furlongs, 7/9 had at least 1 previous win over 24-26 furlongs
Previous Chase Form – 6/9 winners had at least 2 previous chase runs, 7/9 winners had at least 1 previous chase win
Rating – 7/9 winners were rated 137 or higher
Graded Wins – 4/9 winners had at least 1 previous win in a grade 1-3 race
Season Form – 6/9 winners had at least 2 runs that season, 8/9 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
2 of the last 9 winners won on their next run after the Towton Novices Chase, 2/9 placed on their next run

Rest of The Season Runs
9 of the last 9 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
2/9 won at least 1 more race that season, 5/9 placed in at least 1 more race that season

Cheltenham Festival Run That Season
5/9 winners ran in the Brown Advisory Novice Chase at the next Cheltenham Festival, 1 of the 5 won, 2 placed