Galtres Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Ebor Festival)

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Galtres Stakes 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 Galtres Stakes, a race run over 1m4f at York during the Ebor Festival.

Galtres Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Ebor 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 Galtres Stakes Preview

Open to fillies and mares who are aged three years old or older, the Listed Galtres Stakes is run on the second day of the August York Ebor Festival. The race is run over a trip of one mile, three furlongs and one hundred and eighty-eight yards, since 2014 the race has carried a dedication to Sir Henry Cecil in the race name.

Galtres Stakes Information:

Why not use the trends shortlist below to help you narrow down the field and then head over to the dedicated York tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG expert racing tipsters to find yourself a bet? 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 York Ebor Festival section for links to these.

How competitive is the Galtres Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2018 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2015 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 124%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Galtres Stakes, the over-round has been 116%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £116 which is bet.

Galtres Stakes Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 20 if you had followed the winner of the Galtres Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 3 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +10.00. Whilst we wait for the 2024 Galtres Stakes remember you can get daily racing predictions from the expert tipsters on the racing predictions page.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 2:27.66 was set by Forbearance in 2021, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Mrs John Harrington and ridden by Hollie Doyle. The slowest winning time was set in 2004 when Tarakala won in a time of 2:37.68, booked to ride was Mick Kinane on this John M Oxx trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Galtres Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2021 - Forbearance (2:27.66)
  • 2023 - Sea Theme (2:28.09)
  • 2003 - Mezzo Soprano (2:28.85)

Galtres Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Galtres Stakes 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 Galtres Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:28.09
Sea Theme (IRE)
3yo 9-0 (2 of 11) 5/2F
Tom Marquand
William Haggas (GB)
2022
2:30.75
Haskoy (GB)
3yo 9-0 (10 of 11) 13/2
Ryan Moore
Ralph Beckett (GB)
2021
2:27.66
Forbearance (IRE)
4yo 9-7 (1 of 11) 12/1
Hollie Doyle
Mrs John Harrington (IRE)
2020
2:34.27
Gold Wand (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (1 of 10) 6/1
Andrea Atzeni
Roger Varian (GB)
2019
2:30.30
Search For A Song (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (9 of 10) 3/1F
Oisin Murphy
D K Weld (IRE)
2018
2:31.22
Lah Ti Dar (GB)
3yo 9-2 (7 of 7) 4/6F
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden (GB)
2017
2:37.12
Fleur Forsyte (GB)
3yo 8-12 (6 of 10) 12/1
Daniel Muscutt
James Fanshawe (GB)
2016
2:33.84
Abingdon (USA)
3yo 9-1 (6 of 8) 13/8F
Andrea Atzeni
Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
2015
2:32.35
Martlet (GB)
3yo 8-11 (11 of 16) 8/1
Frankie Dettori
John Gosden (GB)
2014
2:32.42
Queen Of Ice (GB)
3yo 8-11 (8 of 10) 20/1
Andrea Atzeni
William Haggas (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Galtres Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 14 winners with an additional 35 placings from 171 runners
  • IRE: 6 winners with an additional 3 placings from 26 runners

Galtres Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Galtres Stakes over the last 20 renewals is William Haggas who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Our Obsession (2013), Queen Of Ice (2014) and Sea Theme (2023). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Galtres Stakes are John Gosden (2 wins) and D K Weld (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Galtres Stakes trainer statistics over the last 20 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
William Haggas 17-3-6 +11.50 +4.58
John Gosden 12-2-4 -1.33 -2.03
D K Weld 5-2-3 +2.25 +1.91
Sir Michael Stoute 17-1-5 -14.37 -11.35
Ralph Beckett 6-1-1 +1.50 -1.10
Roger Varian 6-1-1 +1.00 -1.40
Michael Bell 5-1-1 +4.00 +0.80
Richard Fahey 5-1-2 +0.00 +1.40
Mrs John Harrington 3-1-1 +10.00 +5.20
Saeed bin Suroor 3-1-2 +2.00 +1.90

Galtres Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Galtres Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Frankie Dettori who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Mezzo Soprano (2003), Our Obsession (2013), Martlet (2015) and Lah Ti Dar (2018). The only other jockey to have recorded multiple wins in the Galtres Stakes is Andrea Atzeni (3 wins). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Galtres Stakes, William Buick has ridden a total of 10 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Galtres Stakes jockey statistics over the last 20 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
Frankie Dettori 12-4-8 +7.67 +5.10
Andrea Atzeni 7-3-3 +23.63 +12.58
Ryan Moore 13-1-5 -5.50 -4.08
Jamie Spencer 11-1-3 -2.00 -3.85
Paul Hanagan 6-1-2 -1.00 +0.40
Tom Marquand 6-1-2 -2.50 -2.00
Oisin Murphy 5-1-1 -1.00 -2.20
Daniel Muscutt 2-1-1 +11.00 +6.20
Hollie Doyle 1-1-1 +12.00 +7.20
William Buick 10-0-2 -10.00 -7.85

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): (1, 3), 2, 1, 6, 5, 2, 10, 8, 2, 1, 10, 4, 1, 7, 1, 1, 3, 7, 8, 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.

  • 20 / 20 (76%) - Placed within last 2 starts
  • 20 / 20 (77%) - Break of 12 - 109 days (Last Place)
  • 20 / 20 (79%) - No bigger than 20/1
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Had 1 - 4 placings (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Won within last 5 starts
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Highest Run is not G2
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Achieved an RPR of 80+ (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Fewer than 4 starts (90 Days)
  • 20 / 20 (88%) - Fewer than 4 starts (Class)
  • 19 / 20 (78%) - Carried no more than 130lbs
  • 19 / 20 (80%) - No bigger than 10/1 (Career Win)
  • 19 / 20 (81%) - Not on SFT/FM/STD-SLW (Last Win)
  • 19 / 20 (81%) - No bigger than 14/1 (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (87%) - Won by at least a neck (Last Win)
  • 18 / 20 (57%) - No bigger than 22/1 (Career)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the York racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Galtres Stakes. How well do you know your horse racing? Are there certain types of races that you are unsure of? Why not take a look at this Types Of Horse Race article to familiarise yourself with the different types of racing, that is just one of many helpful horse racing articles in the OLBG Betting School.

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Galtres Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +13.25 is when runners had 1 place in the past 90 days. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 season places, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-32.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 2 (7,11) [11 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 10 (3,6) [11 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 1 (3,12) [11 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (5,10) [10 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 9 (5,8) [10 Runners]

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Galtres Stakes are Newmarket (July) and Cork, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Galtres Stakes:

  • Danehill Dancer (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)
  • Golden Horn (2 Wins)
  • Selkirk (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Galtres Stakes despite multiple attempts:

  • Frankel (0 Wins from 10 runners)
  • Cape Cross (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Brushing in 2010, winning for Mark H Tompkins at odds of 20/1 under the guidance of Kieren Fallon. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 7 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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