International Stakes Heritage Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

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See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the International Stakes Heritage Handicap. This is a race that is hosted at Ascot with the race being run over a distance of 7f, see which trends the past winners of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap have set for this year.

International Stakes Heritage Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends
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 International Stakes Heritage Handicap Preview

The International Stakes is a Class 2 Heritage Handicap which is run at Ascot in late July of each year, the race is open to runners aged three or older and is run over a straight seven furlongs. The race usually attracts large fields so be sure to keep an eye on the draws, single-figure stalls do not have the best of the records in the race with four of the last five winners coming from stall fourteen or higher.

International Stakes Heritage Handicap Information:

Our dedicated Ascot tips page will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the International Stakes Heritage Handicap but will also have predictions for each meeting at Ascot throughout the season so be sure to head over there. You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Other Principal Races at Ascot Racecourse section for links to these.

How competitive is the International Stakes Heritage 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 120%. The race in 2018 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 149%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap, the over-round has been 135%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £135 which is bet.

International Stakes Heritage 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 International Stakes Heritage Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -9.00. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 International Stakes Heritage Handicap.

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Clive Cox trained New Seeker ridden by Philip Robinson who set the fastest winning time in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap, the runner won the race in a time of 1:22.60 was set when winning the race in 2005. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer George Boughey and jockey Kevin Stott with Baradar who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 1:29.80 in the 2023 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run International Stakes Heritage Handicap over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2005 - New Seeker (1:22.60)
  • 2013 - Galician (1:24.28)
  • 2021 - Danyah (1:24.97)

International Stakes Heritage Handicap Past Winners

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

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:29.80
Baradar (IRE)
5yo 9-1 (24 of 25) 16/1
Kevin Stott
George Boughey (GB)
2022
1:27.90
Fresh (GB)
5yo 9-0 (12 of 21) 8/1
Daniel Tudhope
James Fanshawe (GB)
2021
1:24.97
Danyah (IRE)
4yo 9-7 (4 of 19) 9/2F
William Buick
Owen Burrows (GB)
2020
1:25.77
Blue Mist (GB)
5yo 8-11 (19 of 19) 9/2F
Ryan Moore
Roger Charlton (GB)
2019
1:28.78
Raising Sand (GB)
7yo 9-7 (21 of 23) 7/1
Nicola Currie
Jamie Osborne (GB)
2018
1:26.91
Burnt Sugar (IRE)
6yo 9-2 (11 of 27) 20/1
Shane Kelly
Roger Fell (GB)
2017
1:28.89
Stamp Hill (IRE)
4yo 8-5 (14 of 27) 50/1
Paul Hanagan
Richard Fahey (GB)
2016
1:25.79
Librisa Breeze (GB)
4yo 9-1 (14 of 24) 4/1F
Robert Winston
Dean Ivory (GB)
2015
1:28.11
Heavens Guest (IRE)
5yo 9-1 (2 of 20) 7/1F
Jack Garritty (3lbs)
Richard Fahey (GB)
2014
1:25.93
Heavy Metal (GB)
4yo 8-9 (15 of 29) 33/1
Joe Fanning
Mark Johnston (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap have been based:

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 60 placings from 467 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 3 runners
  • SAF: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners

International Stakes Heritage Handicap Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap over the last 20 renewals with both Richard Fahey and Mark Johnston who have both won the race three times. Richard Fahey winners have been with Castles In The Air (2010), Heavens Guest (2015) and Stamp Hill (2017). Mark Johnston's winners have been Laa Rayb (2008), Galician (2013) and Heavy Metal (2014). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap are Roger Charlton (2 wins) and Jamie Osborne (2 wins). There are multiple trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap, David O'Meara (0-19), Kevin Ryan (0-15), Jim Goldie (0-15) and William Haggas (0-12) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple runners to the race.

Here are some of the top International Stakes Heritage 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
Richard Fahey 28-3-5 +46.00 +25.63
Mark Johnston 26-3-4 +61.00 +33.51
Roger Charlton 10-2-4 +5.50 +5.32
Jamie Osborne 7-2-4 +27.00 +20.01
James Fanshawe 8-1-2 +1.00 +4.75
John Gosden 7-1-3 +10.00 +9.38
Clive Cox 7-1-2 +6.00 +3.50
Roger Fell 4-1-1 +17.00 +9.50
Dean Ivory 4-1-1 +1.00 -0.50
George Boughey 3-1-1 +14.00 +8.00

International Stakes Heritage Handicap Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap over the last 20 renewals with both William Buick and Joe Fanning who have both won the race two times. William Buick winners have been with Bronze Prince (2011) and Danyah (2021). Joe Fanning winners have been with Galician (2013) and Heavy Metal (2014). There are two jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the International Stakes Heritage Handicap, Martin Dwyer has ridden a total of 11 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst Frankie Dettori has ridden 10 without a winner.

Here are some of the top International Stakes Heritage 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
William Buick 11-2-6 +11.50 +12.11
Joe Fanning 8-2-2 +60.00 +35.26
Ryan Moore 14-1-2 -8.50 -8.81
Jimmy Quinn 10-1-2 +0.00 +2.13
Paul Hanagan 6-1-1 +45.00 +26.25
Royston Ffrench 6-1-2 +13.00 +9.88
Daniel Tudhope 5-1-2 +4.00 +4.63
Shane Kelly 4-1-1 +17.00 +9.50
Jack Garritty 2-1-2 +6.00 +6.38
Kevin Stott 1-1-1 +16.00 +10.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 4, 13, 9, 16, (6, 18), (11, 15), (3, 10), 16, (8, 16, 21), 22, 17, (1, 16), 1, 6, 11, 2, 1, 1, 3, 19

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%) - Made 4 - 27 starts (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (78%) - Made 1 - 11 starts (Course)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Fewer than 11 placings (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Made 2 - 23 starts (Class)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Fewer than 8 placings (Trip)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Had 2 - 14 placings (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Made 6 - 43 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Not in a G2-3/Cl4/Cl6 (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Carried 120 - 137lbs (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (88%) - Achieved an RPR of 92+ (Class)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Highest Placed is not Cl3-4
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Not in a G1-3/LST/Cl4-5 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Off a break of 7 - 38 days
  • 18 / 20 (59%) - Achieved an RPR of 100+ (Last Win)
  • 18 / 20 (77%) - Achieved a TS of 59+ (LTO)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap. 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.

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International Stakes Heritage Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +72.50 is when runners were aged 4yo. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 career starts at the track, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-89.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 24 (26,18,20) [25 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 12 (3,10,11) [21 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 4 (15,17,21) [19 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 19 (18,20,12) [19 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 21 (23,27,26) [23 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap 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 Newmarket (July), there has been a total number of 7 winners of this race who ran at Newmarket (July) 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 461 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 11 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the International Stakes Heritage Handicap, that stallion Oasis Dream has produced 4 winners (2019,2012,2011,2010).

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

  • Cape Cross (0 Wins from 11 runners)
  • Night Shift (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Clodovil (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Hawk Wing (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Acclamation (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Stamp Hill in 2017, winning for Richard Fahey at odds of 50/1 under the guidance of Paul Hanagan. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 4 winning favourites in the race. Whilst we wait for the 2024 International Stakes Heritage Handicap remember you can get daily racing predictions from the top racing tipsters on the best racing tipsters page.

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