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2022 British Champions Long Distance Cup Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: Oct 17, 1:29pm Last Updated: Oct 18, 2:34pm Horse Racing 0 Comments 1594 Views

2022 British Champions Long Distance Cup Preview

The British Champions Long Distance Cup is part of the Champions Day at Ascot as is a real stamina testing race. This is a Group 2 race that is run over just shy of two miles with three-year-olds or older eligible to enter. The race was previously known as the Jockey Cup Cup before becoming the British Champions Long Distance Cup in 2011. Barry Hills along with Further Flight won this race an incredible five years running between 1991-1995! Trueshan became the first back-to-back winner of the race in 2021 since Persian Punch achieved the feat in 2002-2003 and could go for a third win in 2022!

We also have a dedicated Ascot Betting Picks page that will cover this race as well as all of the other races on the day of the race, see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are predicting to win this race and the others on the cards.

The runner that holds the record over the past 11 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2013 renewal when Royal Diamond from J P Murtagh who under the guidance of Johnny Murtagh, won in a time of 3:38.09, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Fame And Glory, trained by A P O'Brien and ridden by Jamie Spencer set the quickest time of 3:26.50 in the 2011 renewal.

These are the top three quickest run British Champions Long Distance Cup over the last 11 renewals:

  • 2011 - Fame And Glory (3:26.50)
  • 2019 - Kew Gardens (3:29.49)
  • 2021 - Trueshan (3:30.68)

How competitive is the British Champions Long Distance Cup market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 11 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2018 when the race had an over-round of 111%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 122%, whilst on average over the last 11 renewals of the British Champions Long Distance Cup, the over-round has been 117% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £117 which is bet.

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 11 if you had followed the winner of the British Champions Long Distance Cup next time out then you would have back a total of 4 winners. Backing all 8 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -1.00. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks on a daily basis.

British Champions Long Distance Cup Past Ten Winners

Here are the past 10 winners of the British Champions Long Distance Cup. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall which the horse came from and also the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the British Champions Long Distance Cup as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
3:30.68
Trueshan
5yo 9-7 (9 of 10) 1/1F
Hollie Doyle
Alan King
2020
3:35.75
Trueshan
4yo 9-7 (11 of 13) 11/1
Hollie Doyle
Alan King
2019
3:29.49
Kew Gardens
4yo 9-7 (3 of 9) 7/2
Donnacha O'Brien
A P O'Brien
2018
3:37.51
Stradivarius
4yo 9-7 (1 of 6) 1/1F
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden
2017
3:37.84
Order Of St George
5yo 9-7 (12 of 13) 4/5F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien
2016
3:31.52
Sheikhzayedroad
7yo 9-7 (3 of 10) 11/1
Martin Harley
David Simcock
2015
3:32.19
Flying Officer
5yo 9-7 (2 of 13) 6/1
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden
2014
3:36.77
Forgotten Rules
4yo 9-7 (7 of 9) 3/1
Pat Smullen
D K Weld
2013
3:38.09
Royal Diamond
7yo 9-7 (4 of 12) 20/1
Johnny Murtagh
J P Murtagh
2012
3:35.98
Rite Of Passage
8yo 9-7 (3 of 9) 8/1
Pat Smullen
D K Weld

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the British Champions Long Distance Cup have been based:

  • IRE: 6 winners with an additional 5 placings from 33 runners
  • GB: 5 winners with an additional 16 placings from 81 runners

British Champions Long Distance Cup Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the British Champions Long Distance Cup over the last 11 renewals is A P O'Brien who has won the race 3 times. Those 3 winners came from Fame And Glory (2011), Order Of St George (2017) & Kew Gardens (2019). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the British Champions Long Distance Cup are John Gosden (2 wins), D K Weld (2 wins) & Alan King (2 wins).

Here are some of the top British Champions Long Distance Cup trainer statistics over the last 11 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
A P O'Brien 15-3-4 -4.70 -6.47
John Gosden 12-2-6 -3.00 -1.71
D K Weld 6-2-3 +7.00 +3.80
Alan King 2-2-2 +12.00 +7.20
David Simcock 2-1-1 +10.00 +5.60
J P Murtagh 1-1-1 +20.00 +12.00
Andrew Balding 7-0-0 -7.00 -7.00
W P Mullins 5-0-2 -5.00 -1.25
Saeed bin Suroor 5-0-0 -5.00 -5.00
William Haggas 4-0-1 -4.00 -2.70

British Champions Long Distance Cup Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the British Champions Long Distance Cup over the last 11 renewals with both Frankie Dettori & Hollie Doyle who have both won the race 2 times. Frankie Dettori winners have been with Flying Officer (2015) & Stradivarius (2018). Hollie Doyle winners have been with Trueshan (2020) & Trueshan (2021).

Here are some of the top British Champions Long Distance Cup jockey statistics over the last 11 renewals (R = Rides, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Frankie Dettori 9-2-6 +0.00 +0.28
Hollie Doyle 2-2-2 +12.00 +7.20
Ryan Moore 8-1-2 -6.20 -5.02
Martin Harley 3-1-1 +9.00 +4.60
Jamie Spencer 3-1-1 +1.00 -0.20
William Buick 7-0-1 -7.00 -6.10
James Doyle 6-0-0 -6.00 -6.00
Oisin Murphy 5-0-3 -5.00 -0.45
Silvestre De Sousa 5-0-1 -5.00 -3.50
Andrea Atzeni 3-0-2 -3.00 -0.20

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,2,8,7,7,(8,12),4,1,1,2,12,1

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well.

  • 11 / 11 (66%) - No bigger than 20/1
  • 11 / 11 (75%) - No Headgear or just the Hood
  • 11 / 11 (76%) - Had not won just once in the past year
  • 11 / 11 (82%) - Not up more than 2.5f vs last win
  • 11 / 11 (90%) - Did not run in a Hcp LTO
  • 10 / 11 (59%) - No bigger than 9/2 LTO
  • 10 / 11 (60%) - Within first 6 of market
  • 10 / 11 (61%) - Won within last three starts
  • 10 / 11 (67%) - At least 2 placings in last 180 days

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the British Champions Long Distance Cup. You may want to do your own research into the race, there are times when there are a number of runners who pass the trends so you need to do your own research to find a bet, we have a Horse Racing Form Reading Made Easy & What to Look For article to help you do just this in the OLBG Betting School section.

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British Champions Long Distance Cup Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 6+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +30.30 is when runners had a highest class won of Class 1 (G1). The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 win in the past year, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-27.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2021: Winner in 9 (8,10) [10 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 11 (6,13) [13 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 3 (6,5) [9 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 1 (4) [6 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 12 (7,5) [13 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the British Champions Long Distance Cup is Curragh, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at Curragh last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 11 winners from a total of 103 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 11 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, These are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the British Champions Long Distance Cup:

  • Galileo (2 Wins)
  • Planteur (2 Wins)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 11 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Royal Diamond in 2013 when winning for J P Murtagh at odds of 20/1 under the guidance of Johnny Murtagh. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 11 renewals there has been a total of 3 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 British Champions Long Distance Cup.

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