Golden Mile Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Golden Mile 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 Golden Mile Handicap, a race run over 1m at Goodwood during the Glorious Goodwood.

Golden Mile Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)
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 Golden Mile Handicap Preview

The Golden Mile Handicap features on day four of the Glorious Goodwood festival, this festival takes place in late July or early August, this is a Class 2 race that is run over one mile and is open to runners who are aged three or older. The race tends to attract big fields and is no stranger to a decent priced winner going in, Boom Bust (22/1), Red Avenger (12/1) and Belgian Bill (20/1) are three who have scored at double-figure prices.

Golden Mile Handicap Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Goodwood then head over to the Goodwood 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 Races Covered at Glorious Goodwood section for links to these.

How competitive is the Golden Mile Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2020 when the race had an over-round of 118%. The race in 2023 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 137%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Golden Mile Handicap, the over-round has been 128%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £128 which is bet.

Golden Mile Handicap 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 Golden Mile Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -9.17. Whilst we wait for the 2024 Golden Mile Handicap remember you can get daily racing predictions from the expert tipsters on the racing predictions page.

The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2017 renewal when Master The World from David Elsworth under the guidance of Ryan Moore, won in a time of 1:41.34, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Beat Le Bon, trained by Richard Hannon and ridden by Pat Dobbs set the quickest time of 1:35.28 in the 2019 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Golden Mile Handicap over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2019 - Beat Le Bon (1:35.28)
  • 2006 - Spectait (1:35.61)
  • 2018 - Seniority (1:36.63)

Golden Mile Handicap Past Winners

Here are the Golden Mile 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 also the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Golden Mile Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:40.09
Johan (GB)
6yo 9-8 (18 of 20) 25/1
James Doyle
Jack Channon (GB)
2022
1:37.13
Orbaan (GB)
7yo 8-7 (2 of 18) 20/1
Jason Watson
David O'Meara (GB)
2021
1:40.49
Maydanny (IRE)
5yo 9-5 (5 of 18) 8/1
Jim Crowley
Mark Johnston (GB)
2020
1:36.91
Prompting (GB)
4yo 8-4 (2 of 14) 3/1F
Harry Bentley
David O'Meara (GB)
2019
1:35.28
Beat Le Bon (FR)
3yo 8-13 (3 of 20) 17/2
Pat Dobbs
Richard Hannon (GB)
2018
1:36.63
Seniority (GB)
4yo 9-2 (3 of 17) 9/2F
Ryan Moore
William Haggas (GB)
2017
1:41.34
Master The World (IRE)
6yo 9-7 (3 of 17) 6/1
Ryan Moore
David Elsworth (GB)
2016
1:37.19
Franklin D (USA)
4yo 9-1 (1 of 19) 7/4F
Ryan Moore
Michael Bell (GB)
2015
1:37.88
Belgian Bill (GB)
7yo 9-3 (9 of 18) 20/1
Pat Cosgrave
George Baker (GB)
2014
1:37.40
Red Avenger (USA)
4yo 8-13 (5 of 17) 12/1
Jimmy Fortune
Ed Dunlop (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Golden Mile Handicap have been based:

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 59 placings from 365 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Golden Mile Handicap Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Golden Mile Handicap over the last 20 renewals is Mark Johnston who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Laa Rayb (2009), Sea Lord (2010), Fulbright (2012) and Maydanny (2021). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Golden Mile Handicap are David O'Meara (2 wins) and Roger Charlton (2 wins). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Golden Mile Handicap, Richard Fahey has sent a total of 19 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Golden Mile Handicap 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
Mark Johnston 30-4-11 +20.00 +16.08
David O'Meara 33-2-7 -8.00 -3.37
Roger Charlton 4-2-4 +5.50 +7.94
William Haggas 11-1-5 -5.50 +0.25
Richard Hannon 9-1-4 +0.50 +2.94
Saeed bin Suroor 9-1-4 -3.50 +1.07
George Baker 7-1-2 +14.00 +8.25
Marcus Tregoning 5-1-3 +18.00 +13.75
Ed Dunlop 4-1-2 +9.00 +5.75
David Elsworth 4-1-2 +3.00 +3.75

Golden Mile Handicap Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Golden Mile Handicap over the last 20 renewals is Ryan Moore who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Franklin D (2016), Master The World (2017) and Seniority (2018). There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Golden Mile Handicap, Paul Hanagan (0-12), Joe Fanning (0-10) and Daniel Tudhope (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top Golden Mile Handicap 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
Ryan Moore 17-3-7 -1.75 +3.09
Frankie Dettori 11-1-4 -5.50 -1.81
Jim Crowley 10-1-2 -1.00 -2.37
James Doyle 9-1-3 +17.00 +10.76
Silvestre De Sousa 9-1-1 -1.00 -3.62
Franny Norton 7-1-2 +1.00 +2.01
Pat Dobbs 5-1-3 +4.50 +6.31
Jimmy Quinn 5-1-2 -1.50 +6.31
Jason Watson 4-1-2 +17.00 +11.50
Royston Ffrench 4-1-2 +3.00 +2.25

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 1, 3, 2, 1, 2, 7, 13, 16, 13, 2, (2, 11), 3, 1, 11, (1, 8), 6, 1, 13, 10, 15

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 (72%) - No bigger than 25/1
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Within the first 14 of market
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Achieved a TS of 77+ (Last 3)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Not on HY/SFT/FM/STD-SLW/FS (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Placed within last 5 starts
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Fewer than 2 wins (Further)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Fewer than 29 starts (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Made 6 - 42 starts (Career)
  • 19 / 20 (77%) - Had 1 - 4 placings (Season)
  • 19 / 20 (86%) - No more than +3yrs (Vs Min Age)
  • 19 / 20 (87%) - Achieved an RPR of 99+ (Hcps)
  • 19 / 20 (88%) - Had 1 - 6 placings (1 Year)
  • 19 / 20 (88%) - Achieved a TS of 78+ (Last 5)
  • 19 / 20 (89%) - Beaten no more -9½l (Debut)
  • 18 / 20 (83%) - Achieved a TS of 78+ (Season)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Goodwood racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Golden Mile Handicap. Did you know that we have an OLBG Betting School section on OLBG? It is a place to help you improve your betting experience with articles like the How to Find Winners - 101 Tips to Choose A Winning Horse Racing Bet.

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Golden Mile Trend Handicap Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +26.75 is when runners had 1 career start in higher class races. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career place in the class, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-65.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 18 (5,8,15) [20 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 2 (1,15,7) [18 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 5 (8,9,2) [18 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 2 (9,11) [14 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 3 (17,12,11) [20 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Golden Mile Handicap is Newmarket (July), there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Newmarket (July) last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Ascot, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Ascot last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 20 winners from a total of 354 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 12 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Golden Mile Handicap:

  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Exceed And Excel (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Golden Mile Handicap despite multiple attempts:

  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 10 runners)
  • Oasis Dream (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Pivotal (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Danehill Dancer (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Iffraaj (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Laa Rayb in 2009, winning for Mark Johnston at odds of 25/1 under the guidance of Jimmy Fortune. 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. Ahead of the 2024 Golden Mile Handicap why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today?

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