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2022 Vermantia Handicap Preview, Trends & Analysis (St Leger Festival)

Published: Aug 31, 12:46pm Last Updated: Sep 13, 2:35pm Horse Racing 0 Comments 58 Views

2022 Vermantia Handicap Preview

Scheduled to take place on the final day of the St Leger Festival in September of each year at the Doncaster racecourse is this class two handicap which is open to runners who are three years old or older and is run over a trip of one mile.

We also have a dedicated Doncaster 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.

When looking over the past 11 renewals, a time of 1:35.72 was set by Quick Wit in 2012, that is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Saeed bin Suroor and ridden by William Buick. The slowest winning time was set in 2019 when Qaysar won in a time of 1:40.42, booked to ride was Pat Dobbs on this Richard Hannon trained runner.

These are the top three quickest run Vermantia Handicap over the last 11 renewals:

  • 2012 - Quick Wit (1:35.72)
  • 2014 - Championship (1:36.06)
  • 2018 - Ostilio (1:37.07)

How competitive is the Vermantia Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 11 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2019 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2012 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 Vermantia Handicap, the over-round has been 116% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £116 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 Vermantia Handicap next time out then you would have back a total of 2 winners. Backing all 10 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +7.60. Before placing your bet on the 2022 Vermantia Handicap see which other runners today are being back on the racing predictions page.

Vermantia Handicap Past Ten Winners

Here are the past 10 winners of the Vermantia Handicap. 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 Vermantia Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
Royal Fleet
3yo 9-1 (7 of 8) 11/8F
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
Matthew Flinders
3yo 8-9 (1 of 12) 5/2F
Tom Marquand
Ed Walker
4yo 9-10 (1 of 3) 13/8
Pat Dobbs
Richard Hannon
3yo 8-13 (5 of 5) 6/4F
Andrea Atzeni
Simon Crisford
3yo 8-3 (7 of 10) 9/2
Nicola Currie (7lbs)
John Berry
Cant Change It
5yo 9-4 (6 of 8) 7/1
Jamie Spencer
David Simcock
Bronze Angel
6yo 9-4 (7 of 13) 9/1
Louis Steward (3lbs)
Marcus Tregoning
3yo 8-12 (3 of 10) 14/1
Richard Hughes
Richard Hannon
4yo 9-1 (1 of 9) 2/1F
William Buick
Hugo Palmer
Quick Wit
5yo 9-10 (3 of 11) 6/1
William Buick
Saeed bin Suroor

Vermantia Handicap Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Vermantia Handicap over the last 11 renewals with both Saeed bin Suroor & Richard Hannon who have both won the race 2 times. Saeed bin Suroor winners have been with Man Of Action (2011) & Quick Wit (2012). Richard Hannon winners have been with Championship (2014) & Qaysar (2019).

Here are some of the top Vermantia Handicap 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
Saeed bin Suroor 5-2-3 +9.50 +5.50
Richard Hannon 2-2-2 +15.63 +8.40
David Simcock 5-1-1 +3.00 +4.20
Marcus Tregoning 3-1-2 +7.00 +5.43
John Berry 1-1-1 +4.50 +2.70
Ed Walker 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.56
Hugo Palmer 1-1-1 +2.00 +1.20
Charlie Appleby 1-1-1 +1.38 +0.83
David O'Meara 9-0-2 -9.00 -2.55
Mark Johnston 5-0-0 -5.00 -2.00

Vermantia Handicap Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Vermantia Handicap over the last 11 renewals is William Buick who has won the race 3 times. Those 3 winners came from Quick Wit (2012), Ascription (2013) & Royal Fleet (2021).

Here are some of the top Vermantia Handicap 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
William Buick 7-3-4 +5.38 +4.47
Andrea Atzeni 7-1-3 -4.50 -0.36
Frankie Dettori 3-1-3 +4.50 +4.28
Louis Steward 2-1-2 +8.00 +5.43
Jamie Spencer 2-1-1 +6.00 +3.20
Nicola Currie 1-1-1 +4.50 +2.70
Tom Marquand 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.56
Pat Dobbs 1-1-1 +1.63 +0.00
Silvestre De Sousa 6-0-0 -6.00 -3.00
Daniel Tudhope 4-0-1 -4.00 -2.80

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

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 (63%) - Within first six of market
  • 11 / 11 (67%) - Highest run not G1 or Listed
  • 11 / 11 (68%) - Fewer than 4 starts (Higher Class)
  • 11 / 11 (72%) - 3-13 Placings (Career)
  • 11 / 11 (72%) - No bigger than 14/1
  • 11 / 11 (75%) - Fewer than 9 placings (Handicaps)
  • 11 / 11 (76%) - Fewer than 7 starts (Over Further)
  • 11 / 11 (78%) - 4-34 Starts (Career)
  • 11 / 11 (79%) - Never placed off bigger than 25/1
  • 11 / 11 (79%) - 2-6 Starts (90 Days)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Doncaster racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Vermantia Handicap. If there is anything that you do not understand in this blog, please do leave a comment or alternatively, head over to the Horse Racing Terms and Abbreviations article which is available in the OLBG Betting School section.

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Vermantia Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 6+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +15.88 is when runners had the Same jockey as when last winning. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 place 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 7 (8,6) [8 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (9,12) [12 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 1 [3 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 5 (4) [5 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 7 (5,10) [10 Runners]

The courses which have produced the most winners of the Vermantia Handicap are Goodwood and Haydock, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 11 winners from a total of 96 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 3 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Vermantia Handicap, that stallion is Pivotal who has failed to produce a winner from 6 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 11 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Championship in 2014 when winning for Richard Hannon at odds of 14/1 under the guidance of Richard Hughes. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 11 renewals there has been a total of 4 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 Vermantia Handicap.

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Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Friday 9th September 2022

Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Saturday 10th September 2022


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