Established in 1920 and named after the Duke of Gordon. This race is often viewed as a trial for the St.Leger.
In the last 14 runnings of this race;
7 favourites have won, 1 was joint favourite.
5 winners were top rated.
1 winner was unrated (in 2007).
2 winners had already won a race at the same level or better (including 2yo+3yo races).
1 winner had already won over the same distance.
2 winner had previously won at the course.
2 winners had already won on the going.
7/1 has been the highest winning SP.
1/2 has been the lowest winning SP.
| http://calgarypointingdogclub.com/shop/?product_order=desc Performance of the last 10 Favourites (prior to this race)
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There are 2 trends that I have found which are shown below with specific statistics* for Group 3 races that I have analysed…
|1: 13 of the previous 14 winners had an SP of 9/2 or lower.|
|1 : in 23 races this trend has been followed by 17 winners (74%)|
|1 : in 3 races over the distance, this trend has been followed by 3 winners (100%)|
|2: 12 of the previous 14 winners had finished in the first 4 places last time out.|
|2 : in 117 races this trend has been followed by 79 winners (68%)|
|2 : in 13 races over the distance, this trend has been followed by 9 winners (69%)
|In 29 Group 3 races analysed at Goodwood;|
|The winner followed all of the trends on 13 occasions (45%).|
|*as at August 3rd 2018|
Final Declarations :
1. Cross Counter 7/4
2. Dee Ex Bee 6/4
3. Bombyx 8/1