2022 Golden Mile Handicap Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Golden Mile Handicap Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Golden Mile 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.

Our dedicated Goodwood Betting Picks will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the Golden Mile but will also have predictions for each meeting at Goodwood throughout the season so be sure to head over there.

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 who 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 over the last 20 renewals:

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

How competitive is the Golden Mile 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 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 135%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Golden Mile, the over-round has been 128% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £128 which is bet.

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 next time out then you would have back a total of 1 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -13.50. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 Golden Mile.

Golden Mile Past Ten Winners

Here are the past 10 winners of the Golden Mile. 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 which 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 as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
1:40.49
Maydanny
5yo 9-5 (5 of 18) 8/1
Jim Crowley
Mark Johnston
2020
1:36.91
Prompting
4yo 8-4 (2 of 14) 3/1F
Harry Bentley
David O'Meara
2019
1:35.28
Beat Le Bon
3yo 8-13 (3 of 20) 17/2
Pat Dobbs
Richard Hannon
2018
1:36.63
Seniority
4yo 9-2 (3 of 17) 9/2F
Ryan Moore
William Haggas
2017
1:41.34
Master The World
6yo 9-7 (3 of 17) 6/1
Ryan Moore
David Elsworth
2016
1:37.19
Franklin D
4yo 9-1 (1 of 19) 7/4F
Ryan Moore
Michael Bell
2015
1:37.88
Belgian Bill
7yo 9-3 (9 of 18) 20/1
Pat Cosgrave
George Baker
2014
1:37.40
Red Avenger
4yo 8-13 (5 of 17) 12/1
Jimmy Fortune
Ed Dunlop
2013
1:36.71
Wentworth
3yo 8-10 (13 of 18) 6/1
Richard Hughes
Richard Hannon Snr
2012
1:37.70
Fulbright
3yo 8-13 (8 of 20) 7/1
Silvestre De Sousa
Mark Johnston

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 59 placings from 369 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Golden Mile Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Golden Mile over the last 20 renewals is Mark Johnston who has won the race 4 times. Those 4 winners came from Laa Rayb (2009), Sea Lord (2010), Fulbright (2012) & Maydanny (2021). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Golden Mile are David Elsworth (2 wins) & Roger Charlton (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Golden Mile 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 33-4-11 +17.00 +13.08
David Elsworth 7-2-3 +13.00 +9.25
Roger Charlton 4-2-4 +5.50 +7.94
David O'Meara 22-1-4 -18.00 -14.06
Richard Fahey 20-1-3 -9.00 -8.25
William Haggas 9-1-5 -3.50 +2.25
Richard Hannon 8-1-4 +1.50 +3.94
Saeed bin Suroor 8-1-4 -2.50 +2.07
George Baker 7-1-2 +14.00 +8.25
Ed Dunlop 6-1-3 +7.00 +6.00

Golden Mile Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Golden Mile over the last 20 renewals is Ryan Moore who has won the race 3 times. Those 3 winners came from Franklin D (2016), Master The World (2017) & Seniority (2018). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Golden Mile, Martin Dwyer has had a total of 10 rides to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Golden Mile jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Rides, 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
Paul Hanagan 13-1-2 -2.00 -4.37
Frankie Dettori 10-1-4 -4.50 -0.44
Silvestre De Sousa 9-1-1 -1.00 -3.62
Jim Crowley 8-1-2 +1.00 -0.37
Franny Norton 7-1-3 +1.00 +6.64
Jimmy Quinn 6-1-2 -2.50 +5.31
Pat Dobbs 5-1-3 +4.50 +6.31
Royston Ffrench 4-1-2 +3.00 +2.25
Hayley Turner 2-1-2 +21.00 +15.75

2022 Golden Mile Trends

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,12,17,1,3,2,1,2,7,13,16,13,2,(2,11),3,1,11,(1,8),6,1,13

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 (74%) - No bigger than 25/1
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Not placed once in the class
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Not 1-2 runs in class
  • 19 / 20 (70%) - No bigger than 16/1 (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (75%) - Last win no bigger than 9/1
  • 19 / 20 (84%) - No older than 6yo
  • 19 / 20 (87%) - Last win in 7+ field
  • 19 / 20 (88%) - Ran over less than 9f (LTO)
  • 18 / 20 (44%) - Drawn no higher than 9
  • 18 / 20 (85%) - Placed on the ground
  • 17 / 20 (79%) - Last win was in Class 2-3
  • 17 / 20 (80%) - No more than -4lb vs ave OR
  • 17 / 20 (81%) - No more +4lbs vs ave weight
  • 16 / 20 (80%) - 3+ Starts on the ground

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. 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 too in the OLBG Betting School.

Are you already a member? If not, then why not! With over £6,000 given away each month in the tipster competition, why not get involved? Remember, It is completely FREE! So, head over to the registration page to sign up today! If you are already a member, then why share your thoughts on the Golden Mile by adding a tip on the race here.

Golden Mile Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +24.75 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 places in the class, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-73.

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

  • 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]
  • 2018: Winner in 3 (7,17,18) [17 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 3 (6,2,7) [17 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Golden Mile 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 Sandown, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Sandown last time out.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 19 winners from a total of 356 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 14 runners.

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

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

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Golden Mile 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 7 runners)
  • Indian Ridge (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Night Shift (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Laa Rayb in 2009 when 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. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 Golden Mile.

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