Chesterfield Cup Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)

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Contested over a distance of 1m2f is the Chesterfield Cup Handicap which is scheduled to take place at Goodwood during the Glorious Goodwood. 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 Chesterfield Cup Handicap.

Chesterfield Cup 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 Chesterfield Cup Handicap Preview

Run during the Glorious Goodwood festival in July of each year at the Goodwood Racecourse is the Chesterfield Cup Handicap, this is a Class 2 handicap that is run over a trip of one mile and two furlongs and is open to runners who are aged four or older.

Chesterfield Cup 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 Chesterfield Cup Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2021 when the race had an over-round of 114%. The race in 2022 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 132%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Chesterfield Cup Handicap, the over-round has been 123%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £123 which is bet.

Chesterfield Cup 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 Chesterfield Cup Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 5 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +10.51. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 Chesterfield Cup Handicap.

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Mark Johnston trained Sennockian Star ridden by Joe Fanning who set the fastest winning time in the Chesterfield Cup Handicap, the runner won the race in a time of 2:02.84 was set when winning the race in 2014. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer David Menuisier and jockey William Buick with Migration who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 2:13.30 in the 2021 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Chesterfield Cup Handicap over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2014 - Sennockian Star (2:02.84)
  • 2016 - Fire Fighting (2:03.60)
  • 2015 - Mount Logan (2:04.94)

Chesterfield Cup Handicap Past Winners

Here are the Chesterfield Cup 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 Chesterfield Cup Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:09.90
Ancient Rome (USA)
4yo 9-7 (16 of 15) 33/1
Jamie Spencer
Charles Hills (GB)
2022
2:05.31
Forest Falcon (IRE)
4yo 9-1 (16 of 18) 14/1
Frankie Dettori
Charlie & Mark Johnston (GB)
2021
2:13.30
Migration (IRE)
5yo 8-10 (14 of 11) 2/1F
William Buick
David Menuisier (GB)
2020
2:06.97
Maydanny (IRE)
4yo 8-6 (1 of 18) 5/1F
Silvestre De Sousa
Mark Johnston (GB)
2019
2:09.26
Fayez (IRE)
5yo 8-12 (11 of 16) 25/1
Daniel Tudhope
David O'Meara (GB)
2018
2:08.50
Alfarris (FR)
4yo 9-0 (3 of 15) 13/2F
Jim Crowley
William Haggas (GB)
2017
2:07.79
Fabricate (GB)
5yo 9-4 (6 of 16) 20/1
Adam Kirby
Michael Bell (GB)
2016
2:03.60
Fire Fighting (IRE)
5yo 9-5 (16 of 17) 8/1F
Adam Kirby
Mark Johnston (GB)
2015
2:04.94
Mount Logan (IRE)
4yo 9-2 (10 of 16) 8/1F
Adam Kirby
Luca Cumani (GB)
2014
2:02.84
Sennockian Star (GB)
4yo 9-6 (5 of 18) 14/1
Joe Fanning
Mark Johnston (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Chesterfield Cup Handicap have been based:

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 54 placings from 323 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners

Chesterfield Cup Handicap Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Chesterfield Cup Handicap over the last 20 renewals is Mark Johnston who has won the race six times with those six winners coming from Crosspeace (2006), Drumfire (2009), Landaman (2012), Sennockian Star (2014), Fire Fighting (2016) and Maydanny (2020). There are multiple trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Chesterfield Cup Handicap, Saeed bin Suroor (0-14), Richard Fahey (0-13), Ed Dunlop (0-12) and Amanda Perrett (0-11) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple runners to the race.

Here are some of the top Chesterfield Cup 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 34-6-15 +31.00 +33.14
Sir Michael Stoute 13-1-5 -2.00 -0.07
William Haggas 7-1-2 +0.50 -0.31
Charles Hills 5-1-2 +29.00 +19.63
Michael Bell 5-1-2 +16.00 +12.13
Sir Mark Prescott Bt 4-1-1 +7.00 +3.25
Mick Channon 4-1-1 +5.00 +2.00
David O'Meara 3-1-1 +23.00 +13.63
David Menuisier 3-1-1 +0.00 -0.80
Charlie & Mark Johnston 2-1-1 +13.00 +7.75

Chesterfield Cup Handicap Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Chesterfield Cup Handicap over the last 20 renewals is Adam Kirby who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Mount Logan (2015), Fire Fighting (2016) and Fabricate (2017). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Chesterfield Cup Handicap, Paul Hanagan has ridden a total of 13 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Chesterfield Cup 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
Adam Kirby 4-3-3 +35.00 +21.50
Ryan Moore 16-1-5 -5.00 -1.95
Joe Fanning 12-1-3 +3.00 +4.38
Jamie Spencer 9-1-2 +25.00 +14.13
Silvestre De Sousa 9-1-4 -3.00 +3.13
William Buick 9-1-3 -6.00 -3.80
Jim Crowley 8-1-2 -0.50 -1.56
Daniel Tudhope 6-1-4 +20.00 +15.27
Frankie Dettori 6-1-2 +9.00 +5.13
Royston Ffrench 4-1-2 +9.00 +8.13

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 8, 11, 11, 5, 7, 2, 5, 2, 9, (8, 10), 9, (1, 7), (1, 3, 4, 9, 14), 7, 1, (3, 9), 1, 1, 11, 7

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 (79%) - No more than +1yrs (Vs Min Age)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Achieved an RPR of 95+ (Last 3)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Within the first 13 of market
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Held an OR of 90+
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - In a field of 5 - 15 (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Not on HY/SFT/FM/STD-SLW/STD (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Achieved a TS of 67+ (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Carried 123 - 140lbs (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Achieved a TS of 35+ (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (83%) - No bigger than 25/1 (Debut)
  • 19 / 20 (88%) - Not in a Listed race (LTO)
  • 18 / 20 (70%) - Beaten no more than 8½l (LTO)
  • 18 / 20 (74%) - No bigger than 20/1
  • 18 / 20 (82%) - Achieved an RPR of 94+ (Last Win)
  • 18 / 20 (84%) - Placed within last 4 starts

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Goodwood racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Chesterfield Cup Handicap. You may want to do your own research into the race, there are times when there are a number of runners who pass the trends so you need to do your own research to find a bet, we have a Horse Racing Form Reading Made Easy & What to Look For article to help you do just this in the OLBG Betting School section.

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Chesterfield Cup Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +54.50 is when runners had 2 career wins in Handicap races. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners ran in a race worth £3,000 on debut, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-79.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 16 (1,14) [15 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 16 (2,9,6) [18 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 14 (6,2) [11 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (13,4,18) [18 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 11 (13,7,3) [16 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Chesterfield Cup Handicap is York, there has been a total number of 6 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 20 winners from a total of 316 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 9 runners.

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

  • Cape Cross (2 Wins)
  • Rock Of Gibraltar (2 Wins)

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

  • Dansili (0 Wins from 11 runners)
  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Galileo (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Mastercraftsman (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Oasis Dream (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Ancient Rome in 2023, winning for Charles Hills at odds of 33/1 under the guidance of Jamie Spencer. 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 bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters.

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