2022 Park Stakes Preview, Trends & Analysis (St Leger Festival)

2022 Park Stakes Preview, Trends & Analysis (St Leger Festival)

2022 Park Stakes Preview

Run over a trip of seven furlongs and six yards, the Group 2 Park Stakes is a race open to runners aged three or older, the race is featured on the fourth day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster racecourse which is scheduled to take place in September of each year.

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Doncaster Betting Picks on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners?

The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2002 renewal when Duck Row from James Toller who under the guidance of Richard Hughes, won in a time of 1:37.49, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Pastoral Pursuits, trained by Hughie Morrison and ridden by Steve Drowne set the quickest time of 1:21.66 in the 2004 renewal.

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

  • 2004 - Pastoral Pursuits (1:21.66)
  • 2006 - Iffraaj (1:21.98)
  • 2014 - Ansgar (1:22.41)

How competitive is the Park Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2002 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2010 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 120%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Park Stakes, the over-round has been 115% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £115 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 Park Stakes next time out then you would have back a total of 3 winners. Backing all 17 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -7.12. Ahead of the 2022 Park Stakes why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today.

Park Stakes Past Ten Winners

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

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
1:26.73
Glorious Journey
6yo 9-4 (3 of 6) 5/2
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
2020
1:25.12
Wichita
3yo 9-0 (2 of 8) 11/4F
Frankie Dettori
A P O'Brien
2019
1:23.84
Sir Dancealot
5yo 9-7 (2 of 5) 11/4
Gerald Mosse
David Elsworth
2018
1:23.92
Mustashry
5yo 9-4 (4 of 9) 5/2F
Jim Crowley
Sir Michael Stoute
2017
1:25.59
Aclaim
4yo 9-4 (8 of 8) 3/1
Oisin Murphy
Martyn Meade
2016
1:25.35
Breton Rock
6yo 9-4 (8 of 8) 7/2
Andrea Atzeni
David Simcock
2015
1:24.98
Limato
3yo 9-0 (7 of 15) 9/2F
Andrea Atzeni
Henry Candy
2014
1:22.41
Ansgar
6yo 9-4 (1 of 7) 7/2
James Doyle
Sabrina J Harty
2013
1:25.54
Viztoria
3yo 8-11 (10 of 9) 7/2
Wayne Lordan
Edward Lynam
2012
1:23.16
Libranno
4yo 9-4 (3 of 8) 16/1
Kieren Fallon
Richard Hannon Snr

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 16 winners with an additional 30 placings from 148 runners
  • IRE: 4 winners with an additional 3 placings from 15 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Park Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Park Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Edward Lynam who has won the race 2 times. Those 2 winners came from Duff (2009) & Viztoria (2013).

Here are some of the top Park 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
Edward Lynam 5-2-3 +7.50 +4.32
David Simcock 6-1-2 -1.50 -1.40
A P O'Brien 6-1-3 -2.25 -0.01
Saeed bin Suroor 6-1-3 -4.33 -2.85
Clive Cox 4-1-2 +13.00 +7.80
Hughie Morrison 4-1-2 +2.00 +1.30
Charlie Appleby 4-1-3 -0.50 +0.97
Sir Michael Stoute 4-1-2 -0.50 -0.40
Chris Wall 4-1-2 -1.12 -0.97
Henry Candy 2-1-1 +3.50 +1.70

Park Stakes Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the Park Stakes over the last 20 renewals with both Frankie Dettori & Andrea Atzeni who have both won the race 2 times. Frankie Dettori winners have been with Iffraaj (2006) & Wichita (2020). Andrea Atzeni winners have been with Limato (2015) & Breton Rock (2016).

Here are some of the top Park 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
Frankie Dettori 12-2-6 -6.58 -4.20
Andrea Atzeni 6-2-2 +4.00 +0.80
William Buick 7-1-3 -3.50 -2.87
Jamie Spencer 5-1-2 +1.00 +0.13
James Doyle 5-1-3 -0.50 +0.47
Jim Crowley 4-1-2 -0.50 -0.70
Wayne Lordan 1-1-1 +3.50 +2.10
Oisin Murphy 1-1-1 +3.00 +1.80
Gerald Mosse 1-1-1 +2.75 +1.72
Ryan Moore 7-0-4 -7.00 -2.84

2022 Park Stakes Trends

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

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 (73%) - Made 2-6 seasonal starts
  • 20 / 20 (78%) - No bigger than 16/1
  • 19 / 20 (76%) - Handicap rating of 108+
  • 19 / 20 (79%) - Debut was over 6f+
  • 19 / 20 (80%) - No bigger than 14/1 (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (87%) - Fewer than 4 seasonal placings
  • 18 / 20 (63%) - Within first 5 of the market

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Doncaster racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Park Stakes. 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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Park Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +8.42 is when runners ran in a race restricted to 3yo+ when last winning. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 3 career places with the jockey, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-20.

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

  • 2021: Winner in 3 (1) [6 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 2 (8,6) [8 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 2 (1) [5 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 4 (6,3) [9 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 8 (3,5) [8 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Park Stakes is Goodwood, there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Goodwood last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are York and Newbury, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 19 winners from a total of 148 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 16 runners.

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

  • Bahamian Bounty (2 Wins)
  • Kyllachy (2 Wins)
  • Zafonic (2 Wins)

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

  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Oasis Dream (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Balthazaars Gift in 2010 when winning for Clive Cox at odds of 16/1 under the guidance of Philip Robinson. 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 Park Stakes.

Other Principal races during the Doncaster St Leger Festival

Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Wednesday 7th September 2022

Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Thursday 8th September 2022

Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Friday 9th September 2022

Doncaster St Leger Festival races for Saturday 10th September 2022

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