Nassau Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Nassau Stakes 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 Nassau Stakes, a race run over 1m2f at Goodwood during the Glorious Goodwood.

Nassau Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)
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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 Nassau Stakes Preview

The Nassau Stakes is the feature race on day three of the Glorious Goodwood festival which is held in late July or early August, this Group 1 is open to fillies and mares who are aged three years old or older and is run over one mile and two furlongs. The younger runners (3yo) get an 8lb allowance over their older counterparts, running off just 8-13 whilst the older runners have to carry 9-7.

Nassau Stakes Information:

Why not use the trends shortlist below to help you narrow down the field and then head over to the dedicated Goodwood tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG expert racing tipsters to find yourself a bet? 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 Nassau Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2022 when the race had an over-round of 106%. The race in 2013 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 126%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Nassau Stakes, the over-round has been 114%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £114 which is bet.

Nassau Stakes 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 Nassau Stakes 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 -6.23. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page to easily access the OLBG racing picks daily.

Over the last 20 renewals, it was Deirdre, trained by Mitsuru Hashida and ridden by Oisin Murphy who set the fastest winning time in the Nassau Stakes, the runner won the race in a time of 2:02.93 when winning the race in 2019. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Roger Varian and jockey Jim Crowley with Al Husn who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 2:13.37 in the 2023 renewal.

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

  1. Deirdre (2:02.93) in 2019
  2. Ouija Board (2:04.47) in 2006
  3. Peeping Fawn (2:04.53) in 2007

Nassau Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Nassau Stakes 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 the total number of runners in the race. The horse's trainer at the time of winning the Nassau Stakes and the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2023
2:13.37
Al Husn (IRE)
4yo 9-9 (6 of 6) 9/1
Jim Crowley
Roger Varian (GB)
2022
2:05.77
Nashwa (GB)
3yo 9-0 (9 of 8) 6/5F
Hollie Doyle
John & Thady Gosden (GB)
2021
2:08.94
Lady Bowthorpe (GB)
5yo 9-7 (5 of 6) 100/30
Kieran Shoemark
William Jarvis (GB)
2020
2:04.99
Fancy Blue (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (3 of 7) 11/4
Ryan Moore
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
2019
2:02.93
Deirdre (JPN)
5yo 9-7 (4 of 9) 20/1
Oisin Murphy
Mitsuru Hashida (JPN)
2018
2:06.22
Wild Illusion (GB)
3yo 8-13 (6 of 6) 4/1
William Buick
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2017
2:11.79
Winter (IRE)
3yo 8-13 (6 of 6) 10/11F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
2016
2:05.05
Minding (IRE)
3yo 8-11 (1 of 5) 1/5F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
2015
2:06.04
Legatissimo (IRE)
3yo 8-12 (8 of 9) 2/1F
Wayne Lordan
David Wachman (IRE)
2014
2:06.58
Sultanina (GB)
4yo 9-7 (2 of 6) 11/2
William Buick
John Gosden (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 12 winners with an additional 20 placings from 112 runners
  • IRE: 7 winners with an additional 6 placings from 32 runners
  • JPN: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 3 placings from 8 runners

Nassau Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Nassau Stakes over the last 20 renewals is A P O'Brien who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Peeping Fawn (2007), Halfway To Heaven (2008), Minding (2016) and Winter (2017). The only other trainer to have recorded multiple wins in the Nassau Stakes is John Gosden (3 wins).

Here are some of the top Nassau 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):

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
A P O'Brien21-4-6-8.89-9.55
John Gosden15-3-5+16.25+6.64
Sir Michael Stoute15-1-4-8.50-5.56
Roger Varian4-1-2+6.00+4.01
J S Bolger3-1-3-0.37+0.64
Ed Dunlop3-1-2-1.00-0.56
Charlie Appleby2-1-1+3.00+1.50
John & Thady Gosden2-1-1+0.20-0.28
William Jarvis1-1-1+3.33+2.08
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien1-1-1+2.75+1.72

Nassau Stakes Jockey Statistics

There are multiple leading jockeys in the Nassau Stakes over the last 20 renewals with Ryan Moore, William Buick and Tom Queally having all won the race three times. Ryan Moore winners have been with Minding (2016), Winter (2017) and Fancy Blue (2020). William Buick winners have been with Winsili (2013), Sultanina (2014) and Wild Illusion (2018). Tom Queally winners have been with Midday (2009, 2010 & 2011).

Here are some of the top Nassau Stakes 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):

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Ryan Moore16-3-5-9.14-8.15
William Buick8-3-3+24.50+12.94
Tom Queally5-3-5+6.88+6.52
Frankie Dettori13-1-3-11.00-9.76
Jim Crowley5-1-2+5.00+3.01
Oisin Murphy4-1-2+17.00+11.50
Kieran Shoemark2-1-1+2.33+1.08
Wayne Lordan2-1-1+1.00+0.20
Hollie Doyle2-1-1+0.20-0.28
Tom Marquand5-0-2-5.00-0.75

Nassau Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +24.28 is when runners ran over 7f on debut. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 2 career places over the trip, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-23.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 6 (5) [6 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 9 (2,5) [8 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 5 (3) [6 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 3 (1) [7 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 4 (3,9) [9 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Nassau Stakes is Curragh, there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Curragh last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Ascot, there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Ascot last time out.

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

  • Oasis Dream (3 Wins)
  • Dansili (2 Wins)
  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Winsili in 2013, winning for John Gosden at odds of 20/1 under the guidance of William Buick. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 9 winning favourites in the race. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Nassau Stakes head over to see which other runners today are being backed by the best racing tipsters today.

Races Covered at Glorious Goodwood

Here is the schedule for the five-day Glorious Goodwood festival for races which we cover with blogs, each race will be linked to the race blog and detail last year's winner in the table below.

Glorious Goodwood races for Tuesday 30th July 2024

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:50
Chesterfield Cup Handicap
Ancient Rome (USA)
4yo - 33/1
Charles Hills
Jamie Spencer
14:25
Vintage Stakes
Haatem (IRE)
2yo - 9/4
Richard Hannon
Sean Levey
15:00
Lennox Stakes
Kinross (GB)
6yo - 10/11
Ralph Beckett
Frankie Dettori
15:35
Goodwood Cup
Quickthorn (GB)
6yo - 16/1
Hughie Morrison
Tom Marquand

Glorious Goodwood races for Wednesday 31st July 2024

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:25
Oak Tree Stakes
Magical Sunset (IRE)
3yo - 18/1
Richard Hannon
Kevin Stott
15:00
Molecomb Stakes
Big Evs (IRE)
2yo - 9/4
Michael Appleby
Jason Hart
15:35
Sussex Stakes
Paddington (GB)
3yo - 4/9
A P OBrien
Ryan Moore

Glorious Goodwood races for Thursday 1st August 2024

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:50
Kincsem Handicap
Royal Rhyme (IRE)
3yo - 9/1
K R Burke
Clifford Lee
14:25
Richmond Stakes
Vandeek (GB)
2yo - 11/8
Simon & Ed Crisford
Andrea Atzeni
15:00
Gordon Stakes
Desert Hero (GB)
3yo - 7/1
William Haggas
Tom Marquand
15:35
Nassau Stakes
Al Husn (IRE)
4yo - 9/1
Roger Varian
Jim Crowley

Glorious Goodwood races for Friday 2nd August 2024

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:50
Goodwood Handicap
Temporize (GB)
4yo - 6/1
Syd Hosie
Luke Morris
14:25
Thoroughbred Stakes
Epictetus (IRE)
3yo - 6/1
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
15:00
Golden Mile Handicap
Johan (GB)
6yo - 25/1
Jack Channon
James Doyle
15:35
King George Stakes
Highfield Princess (FR)
6yo - 4/9
John Quinn
Jason Hart
16:10
Glorious Stakes
Hamish (GB)
7yo - 5/6
William Haggas
Tom Marquand

Glorious Goodwood races for Saturday 3rd August 2024

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:40
Stewards Sprint Handicap
Monsieur Kodi (IRE)
4yo - 9/2
Richard Fahey
Oisin Orr
14:10
Summer Handicap
Sweet William (IRE)
4yo - 9/4
John & Thady Gosden
Robert Havlin
14:45
Lillie Langtry Stakes
Sumo Sam (GB)
3yo - 25/1
Paul & Oliver Cole
Tom Marquand
15:20
Stewards Cup
Aberama Gold (GB)
6yo - 18/1
David OMeara
Andrea Atzeni

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Nassau Stakes Preview are at hand, Andy and James. They both work on the Horse racing tips team team looking after the tipsters and managing the tips settlement, whilst also creating and managing all of the horse racing event previews for Flat Racing.

James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy, a seasoned horse racing expert with over 15 years of experience, possesses a comprehensive understanding of the sport, from delving into complex statistical data for flat racing in the UK and Ireland to crafting insightful flat racing blogs for OLBG.

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