Godolphin Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Cambridgeshire Meeting)

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Contested over a distance of 1m4f is the Godolphin Stakes which is scheduled to take place at Newmarket during the Cambridgeshire Meeting. Below we have detailed past winners along with both trainer and jockey records in the race and see which trends have been set based on past winners of the Godolphin Stakes.

Godolphin Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Cambridgeshire Meeting)
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 Godolphin Stakes Preview

Scheduled to take place during the Cambridgeshire Meeting in September of each year at the Newmarket racecourse is the Godolphin Stakes, a class one listed race that is open to runners aged three or older and is contested over a trip of one mile and four furlongs.

Godolphin Stakes Information:

We also have a dedicated Newmarket tips 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. You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Races Covered at the Cambridgeshire Meeting section for links to these.

How competitive is the Godolphin Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2004 when the race had an over-round of 106%. The race in 2008 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 121%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Godolphin Stakes, the over-round has been 111%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £111 which is bet.

Godolphin 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 Godolphin 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 -2.75. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Godolphin Stakes see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 2:28.07 was set by Walton Street in 2020, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by James Doyle. The slowest winning time was set in 2010 when Myplacelater won in a time of 2:41.35, booked to ride was William Buick on this David Elsworth trained runner.

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

  • 2020 - Walton Street (2:28.07)
  • 2021 - Without A Fight (2:28.24)
  • 2008 - Buccellati (2:28.28)

Godolphin Stakes Past Winners

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

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:29.43
Tregony (GB)
5yo 9-2 (5 of 6) 10/1
Saffie Osborne
Clive Cox (GB)
2022
2:32.70
Siskany (GB)
4yo 9-7 (4 of 6) 11/4
William Buick
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2021
2:28.24
Without A Fight (IRE)
4yo 9-5 (1 of 4) 11/4
Andrea Atzeni
Simon & Ed Crisford (GB)
2020
2:28.07
Walton Street (GB)
6yo 9-5 (5 of 6) 6/1
James Doyle
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2019
2:31.22
Mountain Hunter (USA)
5yo 9-5 (4 of 5) 11/2
Oisin Murphy
Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
2018
2:32.62
Communique (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (4 of 5) 11/8F
Ryan Moore
Mark Johnston (GB)
2017
2:32.84
Frontiersman (GB)
4yo 9-5 (5 of 7) 13/8F
James Doyle
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2016
2:30.48
Dal Harraild (GB)
3yo 8-11 (2 of 6) 9/4F
Pat Cosgrave
William Haggas (GB)
2015
2:32.38
Tashaar (IRE)
3yo 8-11 (3 of 7) 5/2
Frankie Dettori
Richard Hannon (GB)
2014
2:28.97
Nabucco (GB)
5yo 9-5 (5 of 6) 9/2
William Buick
John Gosden (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 19 winners with an additional 22 placings from 128 runners
  • SAF: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 3 runners

Godolphin Stakes Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Godolphin Stakes over the last 20 renewals with both Saeed bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby who have both won the race three times. Saeed bin Suroor winners have been with Chock A Block (2009), Retrieve (2012) and Mountain Hunter (2019). Charlie Appleby winners have been with Frontiersman (2017), Walton Street (2020) and Siskany (2022). The only other trainer to have recorded multiple wins in the Godolphin Stakes is David Elsworth (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Godolphin 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
Saeed bin Suroor 18-3-6 -5.25 -6.74
Charlie Appleby 9-3-5 +4.38 +3.51
David Elsworth 5-2-3 +10.00 +9.68
Andrew Balding 6-1-3 +0.00 +3.57
John Gosden 5-1-1 +0.50 -1.19
William Haggas 5-1-2 -1.75 -1.65
Sir Michael Stoute 3-1-1 -0.62 -1.17
Simon & Ed Crisford 2-1-2 +1.75 -0.19
Richard Hannon 2-1-1 +1.50 +0.56
Clive Cox 1-1-1 +10.00 +6.25

Godolphin Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Godolphin Stakes over the last 20 renewals is William Buick who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Buccellati (2008), Myplacelater (2010), Nabucco (2014) and Siskany (2022). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Godolphin Stakes are Frankie Dettori (3 wins), Ryan Moore (2 wins), James Doyle (2 wins) and Pat Cosgrave (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Godolphin 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
William Buick 11-4-7 +8.25 +9.06
Frankie Dettori 12-3-4 -2.25 -4.38
Ryan Moore 13-2-4 -8.24 -6.19
James Doyle 4-2-2 +5.63 +2.77
Pat Cosgrave 4-2-2 +3.25 +1.29
Andrea Atzeni 6-1-2 -2.25 -4.19
Kerrin McEvoy 4-1-2 +7.00 +3.92
Oisin Murphy 4-1-1 +2.50 +1.44
Saffie Osborne 1-1-1 +10.00 +6.25
Martin Harley 1-1-1 +2.25 +1.41

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

  • 20 / 20 (73%) - Not in a G1-3/Cl5 (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (74%) - Within the first 5 of the market
  • 20 / 20 (78%) - Highest Placed is not G2/Cl4-5
  • 20 / 20 (79%) - Had 1 - 8 placings (1 Year)
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - No bigger than 16/1
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Achieved an RPR of 100+ (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Furthest ran 1m2f - 1m7f
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Off a break of 6 - 105 days
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Held an OR of 97+
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - In a field of 4 - 14 (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Made 3 - 22 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Dam is not CHI/FR/GER bred
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Highest Won is not G2/Cl5
  • 20 / 20 (88%) - Not on HY/SFT/STD (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Furthest Placed 1m1f - 1m7f

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Newmarket racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Godolphin Stakes. 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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Godolphin Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +26.26 is when runners had a furthest trip placed of 1m4f. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 places in the past year, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-28.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 5 (2) [6 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 4 (2) [6 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 1 [4 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 5 (3) [6 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 4 (5) [5 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Godolphin Stakes is Doncaster, there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Doncaster last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is York, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at York last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 17 winners from a total of 113 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 3 winners from a total of 20 runners.

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

  • Dansili (2 Wins)
  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Godolphin Stakes, that stallion is Sadlers Wells who has failed to produce a winner from 5 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Private Charter in 2004, winning for B W Hills at odds of 16/1 under the guidance of Michael Hills. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 5 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 2024 Godolphin Stakes.

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Cambridgeshire Meeting races for Thursday 26th September 2024

Race 2023 Winner Info
Tattersall Stakes Alyanaabi (IRE)
2yo - 4/1
Owen Burrows
Jim Crowley
Jockey Club Rose Bowl Trawlerman (IRE)
5yo - 1/5
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
Cambridgeshire Meeting 1m4f Handicap Divina Grace (IRE)
3yo - 18/1
Rae Guest
Callum Shepherd

Cambridgeshire Meeting races for Friday 27th September 2024

Race 2023 Winner Info
Rosemary Stakes Coppice (GB)
3yo - 11/2
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
Princess Royal Stakes Time Lock (GB)
4yo - 9/2
Harry & Roger Charlton
Ryan Moore
Rockfel Stakes Carlas Way (IRE)
2yo - 7/2
Simon & Ed Crisford
James Doyle
Joel Stakes Mutasaabeq (GB)
5yo - 11/4
Charles Hills
Jim Crowley
Godolphin Stakes Tregony (GB)
5yo - 10/1
Clive Cox
Saffie Osborne

Cambridgeshire Meeting races for Saturday 28th September 2024

Race 2023 Winner Info
Royal Lodge Stakes Ghostwriter (IRE)
2yo - 100/30
Clive Cox
Richard Kingscote
Cheveley Park Stakes Porta Fortuna (IRE)
2yo - 9/2
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien
Oisin Murphy
Middle Park Stakes Vandeek (GB)
2yo - 5/4
Simon & Ed Crisford
James Doyle
Cambridgeshire Handicap Astro King (IRE)
6yo - 20/1
Daniel & Claire Kubler
Richard Kingscote
Jersey Lily Fillies Nursery Wild Goddess (GB)
2yo - 11/2
Charlie Appleby
William Buick
Cambridgeshire Meeting 7f Handicap Catch The Paddy (IRE)
3yo - 16/1
Kevin Ryan
Ronan Whelan

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