Gordon Stakes

Glorious GoodwoodDate : Saturday 5th July 2017 at 3:00
Race : Gordon Stakes
Type : Flat – Group 3 (3yo)
Course : Goodwood
Distance : 1m 3f 218y
Going : Soft

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 13 runnings of this race;
6 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.

Performance of the last 10 Favourites (prior to this race)
Year 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Posn 8th Won 6th 2nd 3rd 2nd Won Won Won
Won
SP 4/1 7/4 100/30 7/4 6/4 11/10 4/1 11/4 1/2 5/2J1
Ran 6 9 7 7 7 10 10 9 6 9
1 the other JF was 2nd

There are 2 trends that I have found which are shown below with specific statistics* for Group 3 races that I have analysed…

1: 12 of the previous 13 winners had an SP of 9/2 or lower.
1 : in 15 races this trend has been followed by 10 winners (67%)
1 : in 2 races over the distance, this trend has been followed by 2 winners (100%)
2: 11 of the previous 13 winners had finished in the first 4 places last time out.
2 : in 91 races this trend has been followed by 59 winners (65%)
2 : in 11 races over the distance, this trend has been followed by 8 winners (73%)
In 21 Group 3 races analysed at Goodwood;
The winner followed all of the trends on 7 occasions (33%).
*as at August 4th 2017

Final Declarations :

Result
1. Crystal Ocean 6/4F
2. Khalidi 9/4
3. Mount Moriah 100/30
5 ran