Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (St Leger Festival)

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We look at the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap ahead of the next renewal, a race contested over 1m4f at Doncaster during the St Leger Festival to see which runners, trainers and jockeys have previously won the race and which trends you can use to find the winner of the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap.

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear 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 Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Preview

Scheduled to take place in September of each year at the Doncaster racecourse is this class two handicap that is run over a distance of one mile and four furlongs, the race is open to runners aged three or older and is run during the St Leger Festival.

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Doncaster then head over to the Doncaster tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. 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 Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 12 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2019 when the race had an over-round of 107%. The race in 2011 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 119%, whilst on average over the last 12 renewals of the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap, the over-round has been 114%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £114 which is bet.

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 12 if you had followed the winner of the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 11 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -3.62. 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 12 renewals, it was the Mark Johnston trained Swift Alhaarth ridden by Silvestre De Sousa who set the fastest winning time in the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap, the runner won the race in a time of 2:27.48 when winning the race in 2011. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Michael Appleby and jockey Tom Marquand with In The Breeze who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 2:39.08 in the 2023 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap over the last 12 renewals:

  • 2011 - Swift Alhaarth (2:27.48)
  • 2012 - Viking Storm (2:28.70)
  • 2020 - Away He Goes (2:29.87)

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Past Winners

Here are the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear 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 Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:39.08
In The Breeze (IRE)
5yo 9-9 (7 of 9) 15/2
Tom Marquand
Michael Appleby (GB)
2021
2:34.22
Title (IRE)
3yo 9-7 (1 of 6) 11/10F
David Egan
Roger Varian (GB)
2020
2:29.87
Away He Goes (IRE)
4yo 9-5 (4 of 5) 100/30
Jim Crowley
Ismail Mohammed (GB)
2019
2:32.51
Kitaabaat (GB)
4yo 9-4 (1 of 2) 6/4
Andrea Atzeni
David Simcock (GB)
2018
2:33.39
Byron Flyer (GB)
7yo 9-5 (4 of 5) 9/2
William Buick
Ian Williams (GB)
2017
2:36.76
Game Starter (IRE)
3yo 9-1 (2 of 6) 5/6F
Oisin Murphy
Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
2016
2:31.31
Gold Trail (IRE)
5yo 9-12 (3 of 6) 5/1
James Doyle
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2015
2:33.05
Captain Morley (GB)
4yo 9-2 (1 of 7) 2/1F
Andrea Atzeni
David Simcock (GB)
2014
2:31.40
Mount Logan (IRE)
3yo 8-10 (7 of 9) 7/4F
Andrea Atzeni
Luca Cumani (GB)
2013
2:34.43
Forgotten Hero (IRE)
4yo 8-12 (6 of 9) 12/1
Jamie Spencer
Charles Hills (GB)

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap over the last 12 renewals is David Simcock who has won the race two times with those two winners coming from Captain Morley (2015) and Kitaabaat (2019).

Here are some of the top Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap trainer statistics over the last 12 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
David Simcock 4-2-2 +1.50 -0.75
Roger Varian 5-1-1 -2.90 -2.31
Charles Hills 3-1-2 +10.00 +6.50
Ian Williams 2-1-2 +3.50 +4.81
Saeed bin Suroor 2-1-1 -0.17 +0.52
Michael Appleby 1-1-1 +7.50 +4.50
Charlie Appleby 1-1-1 +5.00 +3.13
Harry Dunlop 1-1-1 +4.00 +2.40
Ismail Mohammed 1-1-1 +3.33 +2.08
Ed Dunlop 2-0-2 -2.00 +0.14

Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap over the last 12 renewals is Andrea Atzeni who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Mount Logan (2014), Captain Morley (2015) and Kitaabaat (2019).

Here are some of the top Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap jockey statistics over the last 12 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
Andrea Atzeni 7-3-3 +1.25 -1.70
William Buick 5-1-2 +0.50 +1.01
Silvestre De Sousa 5-1-2 -1.75 +0.85
Jim Crowley 4-1-1 +0.33 -0.92
Jamie Spencer 3-1-1 +10.00 +5.20
Oisin Murphy 3-1-1 -1.17 -1.48
Tom Marquand 2-1-1 +6.50 +3.50
James Doyle 2-1-1 +4.00 +3.13
Paul Hanagan 2-1-1 +3.00 +2.40
David Egan 1-1-1 +1.10 +0.69

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): (1, 2), 6, 8, 1, 1, (2, 3), 1, 4, 2, 2, 1, 6

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.

  • 12 / 12 (64%) - Beaten no more -7l (LTO)
  • 12 / 12 (66%) - Not on GS/STD (LTO)
  • 12 / 12 (74%) - Fewer than 3 starts (Higher Class)
  • 12 / 12 (75%) - Won by at least ½l (Last Win)
  • 12 / 12 (81%) - Fewer than 18 starts (Hcps)
  • 12 / 12 (81%) - In a field of 5 - 12 (Last Win)
  • 12 / 12 (83%) - Fewer than 2 starts (30 Days)
  • 12 / 12 (83%) - No bigger than 12/1
  • 12 / 12 (84%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Career Win)
  • 12 / 12 (84%) - Achieved a TS of 44+ (Last Win)
  • 12 / 12 (86%) - Made 3 - 29 starts (Career)
  • 12 / 12 (88%) - Had 3 - 14 placings (Career)
  • 12 / 12 (88%) - Not on SFT/FM (Last Win)
  • 12 / 12 (88%) - Dam is not CHI/FR/GER bred
  • 12 / 12 (88%) - Off a break of 7 - 63 days

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Doncaster racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap. Maybe you are looking to back something in this race on the tote, but you are not sure of the process or how the tote works, No problem! We have an article which is dedicated to The Tote for you to read which explains everything you need to know! Be sure to check out the other articles in the OLBG Betting School.

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Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 6+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +15.33 is when runners had 0 wins in the past year. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners ran on Good To Soft ground last time out, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-23.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 7 (3,10) [9 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 1 (6) [6 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 4 (3) [5 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 1 [2 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 4 (3) [5 Runners]

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap are Haydock, Newmarket (July), York and Ascot, there has been a total number of 2 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 12 winners from a total of 77 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 Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap, that stallion is Galileo who has failed to produce a winner from 6 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 12 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Forgotten Hero in 2013, winning for Charles Hills at odds of 12/1 under the guidance of Jamie Spencer. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 12 renewals there has been a total of 5 winning favourites in the race. Whilst we wait for the 2024 Winners Wear Skopes Menswear Handicap remember you can get daily racing predictions from the top racing tipsters on the best racing tipsters page.

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