2022 Gordon Stakes Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Gordon Stakes Preview, Trends & Analysis

2022 Gordon Stakes Preview

Established in 1902, the Gordon Stakes is a Group 3 flat race that is open to three-year-olds only and is run over one mile and four furlongs on the third day of the Glorious Goodwood festival in late July or early August. All runners are set an initial weight of 9-1 but fillies get a 3lb allowance and Group winners get penalties with Group 1 (7lb), Group 2 (5lb) and Group 3 (3lb).

We also have a dedicated Goodwood Betting Picks 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.

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Charlie Appleby trained Cross Counter ridden by William Buick who has set the fastest winning time in the Gordon Stakes, the runner won the race in a time of 2:31.39 that was set when winning the race in 2018. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Sir Michael Stoute and jockey Ryan Moore with Crystal Ocean who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 2:42.94 in the 2017 renewal.

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

  • 2018 - Cross Counter (2:31.39)
  • 2014 - Snow Sky (2:33.08)
  • 2002 - Bandari (2:34.26)

How competitive is the Gordon Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2005 when the race had an over-round of 107%. The race in 2007 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 118%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Gordon Stakes, the over-round has been 113% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £113 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 Gordon Stakes next time out then you would have back a total of 4 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -2.42. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 Gordon Stakes.

Gordon Stakes Past Ten Winners

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

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
2:40.21
Ottoman Emperor
3yo 9-1 (7 of 8) 11/1
Ben Coen
J P Murtagh
2020
2:34.89
Mogul
3yo 9-1 (5 of 6) 9/2
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien
2019
2:35.67
Nayef Road
3yo 9-1 (6 of 9) 9/1
Silvestre De Sousa
Mark Johnston
2018
2:31.39
Cross Counter
3yo 9-1 (2 of 4) 7/4
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
2017
2:42.94
Crystal Ocean
3yo 9-1 (1 of 5) 6/4F
Ryan Moore
Sir Michael Stoute
2016
2:38.37
Ulysses
3yo 9-1 (5 of 9) 9/2
Andrea Atzeni
Sir Michael Stoute
2015
2:34.94
Highland Reel
3yo 9-1 (3 of 9) 7/4F
Joseph O'Brien
A P O'Brien
2014
2:33.08
Snow Sky
3yo 9-1 (7 of 7) 9/2
James Doyle
Sir Michael Stoute
2013
2:39.13
Cap ORushes
3yo 9-0 (4 of 7) 9/2
Mickael Barzalona
Charlie Appleby
2012
2:37.02
Noble Mission
3yo 9-0 (7 of 7) 11/4
Tom Queally
Sir Henry Cecil

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 16 winners with an additional 23 placings from 129 runners
  • IRE: 4 winners with an additional 5 placings from 17 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • QA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Gordon Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Gordon Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Sir Michael Stoute who has won the race 6 times. Those 6 winners came from Maraahel (2004), Conduit (2008), Harbinger (2009), Snow Sky (2014), Ulysses (2016) & Crystal Ocean (2017). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Gordon Stakes are Mark Johnston (3 wins), A P O'Brien (3 wins) & Charlie Appleby (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Gordon 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
Sir Michael Stoute 13-6-9 +9.00 +8.77
Mark Johnston 13-3-4 +7.88 +1.70
A P O'Brien 13-3-8 -1.25 +3.21
Charlie Appleby 5-2-2 +3.25 -0.19
Andrew Balding 10-1-3 +3.00 +1.65
David Elsworth 6-1-1 -2.00 -3.12
J P Murtagh 1-1-1 +11.00 +6.60
Marcus Tregoning 7-0-4 -7.00 -1.67
John Gosden 7-0-4 -7.00 -3.55
Richard Hannon 4-0-1 -4.00 -2.69

Gordon Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Gordon Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Ryan Moore who has won the race 5 times. Those 5 winners came from Conduit (2008), Harbinger (2009), Rebel Soldier (2010), Crystal Ocean (2017) & Mogul (2020). The only other jockey to have recorded multiple wins in the Gordon Stakes is Silvestre De Sousa (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Gordon Stakes 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 12-5-8 +6.25 +4.57
Silvestre De Sousa 5-2-2 +13.00 +7.60
Frankie Dettori 9-1-3 -6.25 -4.73
William Buick 8-1-3 -5.25 -5.28
Andrea Atzeni 4-1-3 +1.50 +1.65
James Doyle 3-1-1 +2.50 +0.81
Tom Queally 3-1-1 +0.75 -0.28
Mickael Barzalona 2-1-2 +3.50 +3.31
Ben Coen 1-1-1 +11.00 +6.60
Martin Dwyer 6-0-4 -6.00 -0.17

2022 Gordon Stakes Trends

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

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 (78%) - Never placed off bigger than 16/1
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Previously ran over 10.5f+
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Avoid USA bred runners
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Debut was over 7f+
  • 19 / 20 (77%) - Highest placed not Listed
  • 19 / 20 (83%) - Carried at least 8-12 (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (86%) - Ran in a 3yo only (LTO)
  • 18 / 20 (83%) - Placed within last 2 starts
  • 17 / 20 (48%) - No bigger than 7/1
  • 17 / 20 (56%) - Within first 4 of market

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Goodwood racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Gordon Stakes. If there is anything that you do not understand in this blog, please do leave a comment or alternatively, head over to the Horse Racing Terms and Abbreviations article which is available in the OLBG Betting School section.

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Gordon Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +15.38 is when runners were Irish bred. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career starts over further, 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:

  • 2021: Winner in 7 (5,1) [8 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 5 (2) [6 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 6 (7,2) [9 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 2 () [4 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 1 (4) [5 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Gordon Stakes is Ascot, there has been a total number of 8 winners of this race who ran at Ascot last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Epsom, there has been a total number of 3 winners of this race who ran at Epsom 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 147 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 2 runners.

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

  • Galileo (6 Wins)
  • Alhaarth (2 Wins)

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

  • Sadlers Wells (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Dubawi (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Phoenix Reach in 2003 when winning for Andrew Balding at odds of 12/1 under the guidance of Darryll Holland. 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 use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2022 Gordon Stakes.

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