JLT Novices’ Tip: Top Notch
Unbeaten this season and ran a fast time and fast closing sectional when earning a big speed rating at Sandown last time out.
Racecourse:Flat & National Hunt
Features: A right handed galloping track with an uphill run-in of 300 yards. There is a five furlong chute in the centre of the course.
Draw Bias: Strong – Over five furlongs a low draw (stalls 1-4) hold sway. Over further low draws are again preferred but the advantage is diminished.
Pace Bias: Weak – Horses tracking the pace are slightly advantaged.
Top Trainers:Clive Cox has 9 wins from 83 runs, an 11% strike rate and £36.00 level stakes profit over the last five seasons.
Top Jockeys: Ted Durcan enjoys a 15% strike rate, with 15 wins from 101 rides, registering £29.83 profit.
Features: A right handed galloping track with an uphill run-in of 300 yards. Testing fences.
Top Trainers:Paul Nicholls has 38 wins from 125 runs, a 30% strike rate and £17.27 level stakes profit over the last five seasons.
Top Jockeys: Barry Geraghty improves his strike rate to 33% with 14 wins from 43 rides, registering £23.76 profit.