Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (St Leger Festival)

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap will be perfect for you! Not only do we look at the trends but we look at past winners as well as trainer and jockey records for the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap, a race run over 1m at Doncaster during the St Leger Festival.

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (St Leger Festival)
Andy Powell Content Editor

Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2024 Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Preview

Scheduled to take place at 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.

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Doncaster tips on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners? You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Other Principal races during the Doncaster St Leger Festival section for links to these.

How competitive is the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 13 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2019 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2022 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 127%, whilst on average over the last 13 renewals of the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap, the over-round has been 118%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £118 which is bet.

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 13 if you had followed the winner of the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 12 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +5.60. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks on a daily basis.

Over the last 13 renewals, it was the Saeed bin Suroor trained Quick Wit ridden by William Buick who set the fastest winning time in the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap, the runner won the race in a time of 1:35.72 was set when winning the race in 2012. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Pat Dobbs with Qaysar who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 1:40.42 in the 2019 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap over the last 13 renewals:

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

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Past Winners

Here are the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap past winners for the last 10 renewals. 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 where the horse came from and the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:38.74
Liberty Lane (IRE)
3yo 9-1 (1 of 15) 11/2
Clifford Lee
K R Burke (GB)
2022
1:38.54
Atrium (GB)
3yo 8-11 (17 of 16) 5/1
William Buick
Charlie Fellowes (GB)
2021
1:40.36
Royal Fleet (GB)
3yo 9-1 (7 of 8) 11/8F
William Buick
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2020
1:37.39
Matthew Flinders (GB)
3yo 8-9 (1 of 12) 5/2F
Tom Marquand
Ed Walker (GB)
2019
1:40.42
Qaysar (FR)
4yo 9-10 (1 of 3) 13/8
Pat Dobbs
Richard Hannon (GB)
2018
1:37.07
Ostilio (GB)
3yo 8-13 (5 of 5) 6/4F
Andrea Atzeni
Simon Crisford (GB)
2017
1:37.29
Kryptos (GB)
3yo 8-3 (7 of 10) 9/2
Nicola Currie (7lbs)
John Berry (GB)
2016
1:39.40
Cant Change It (IRE)
5yo 9-4 (6 of 8) 7/1
Jamie Spencer
David Simcock (GB)
2015
1:39.56
Bronze Angel (IRE)
6yo 9-4 (7 of 13) 9/1
Louis Steward (3lbs)
Marcus Tregoning (GB)
2014
1:36.06
Championship (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (3 of 10) 14/1
Richard Hughes
Richard Hannon (GB)

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap over the last 13 renewals with both Saeed bin Suroor and Richard Hannon who have both won the race two times. Saeed bin Suroor winners have been with Man Of Action (2011) and Quick Wit (2012). Richard Hannon winners have been with Championship (2014) and Qaysar (2019). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap, David O'Meara has sent a total of 11 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap trainer statistics over the last 13 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 3-2-2 +14.63 +7.40
David Simcock 5-1-1 +3.00 +4.20
K R Burke 4-1-2 +2.50 +4.44
Marcus Tregoning 3-1-2 +7.00 +5.43
Charlie Fellowes 2-1-1 +4.00 +2.13
Hugo Palmer 2-1-1 +1.00 +0.20
John Berry 1-1-1 +4.50 +2.70
Ed Walker 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.56
Charlie Appleby 1-1-1 +1.38 +0.83

Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap over the last 13 renewals is William Buick who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Quick Wit (2012), Ascription (2013), Royal Fleet (2021) and Atrium (2022).

Here are some of the top Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap jockey statistics over the last 13 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):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
William Buick 8-4-5 +10.38 +7.60
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 2-1-1 +3.50 +1.70
Tom Marquand 2-1-1 +1.50 +0.56
Clifford Lee 1-1-1 +5.50 +3.44
Pat Dobbs 1-1-1 +1.63 +0.00
Silvestre De Sousa 6-0-0 -6.00 -3.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 2, 4, 1, 4, 8, 2, 2, 1, 2, 1, 1, 5, 2

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.

  • 13 / 13 (57%) - Within the first 6 of the market
  • 13 / 13 (66%) - No bigger than 14/1
  • 13 / 13 (68%) - Achieved an RPR of 98+ (Season)
  • 13 / 13 (70%) - Highest Run is not G1/LST
  • 13 / 13 (76%) - Fewer than 9 placings (Hcps)
  • 13 / 13 (78%) - No bigger than 25/1 (Career Place)
  • 13 / 13 (78%) - No bigger than 50/1 (Career)
  • 13 / 13 (80%) - Had 2 - 13 placings (Career)
  • 13 / 13 (80%) - Held an OR of 92+
  • 13 / 13 (81%) - No bigger than 20/1 (Debut)
  • 13 / 13 (82%) - Made 4 - 34 starts (Career)
  • 13 / 13 (84%) - Achieved a TS of 48+ (LTO)
  • 13 / 13 (86%) - No more than +3yrs (Vs Min Age)
  • 13 / 13 (86%) - Off a break of 7 - 56 days
  • 13 / 13 (88%) - Not in a Cl3/Cl6 (Debut)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Doncaster racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap. If you are looking to place on a bet this race well in advance of the actual running, then there may be an ante-post market available for you to place your bet. If you are unfamiliar with this type of betting then head over to the OLBG Betting School and read our Ante-Post Horse Racing article which explains how ante-post betting works.

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Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 7+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +16.38 is when runners had the same jockey as when last winning. The worst performing factor that 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 0-33.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 1 (4,8) [15 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 17 (8,10,4) [16 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 7 (8,6) [8 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (9,12) [12 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 1 [3 Runners]

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant 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 13 winners from a total of 126 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 4 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Hippo Pro 3 Sealant Handicap, that stallion is Pivotal who has failed to produce a winner from 6 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 13 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Championship in 2014, 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 13 renewals there has been a total of 4 winning favourites in the race. Remember to bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters.

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