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Newbury Long Distance Hurdle Trends
Tue, Nov 27th, 2012

This Saturday Big Bucks will attempt to become just the second nine year old since 1990 to win the Grade 2 three mile hurdle at Newbury.

Other trends indicate that he will maintain his remarkable winning sequence:

    • 8 of the last 10 favourites have won the race
    • 6 winners( (Inglis Drever (2), Baracouda, Deano's Beeno and Big Bucks( 2) since 1999 came back to win the following year
    • 9 of last 10 winners were rated 163+

Here is the Racing UK Preview:

 Long Distance Hurdle Winners 2002-2011

 

Year

Horse

Age

Jockey

Trainer

OR

SP

FOF

2011

Big Buck's

8

Ruby Walsh

Paul Nicholls

174

1-8

1

2010

Big Buck's

7

Tony McCoy

Paul Nicholls

174

2-7

1

2009

Big Buck's

6

Ruby Walsh

Paul Nicholls

174

2-5

1

2008

Duc de Regniere

6

Tony McCoy

Nicky Henderson

150

9-1

PU

2007

Inglis Drever

8

Denis O'Regan

Howard Johnson

168

15-8

1

2006

Inglis Drever

7

Tony Dobbin

Howard Johnson

163

15-8

1

2005

Inglis Drever

6

Graham Lee

Howard Johnson

163

8-13

1

2004

Baracouda

9

Tony McCoy

François Doumen

170

4-9

1

2003

Baracouda

8

Thierry Doumen

François Doumen

170

4-9

1

2002

Bacchanal

8

Mick Fitzgerald

Nicky Henderson

165

7-2

3

 

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