Premier Yearling Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Ebor Festival)

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Contested over a distance of 6f is the Premier Yearling Stakes which is scheduled to take place at York during the Ebor Festival. 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 Premier Yearling Stakes.

Premier Yearling Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Ebor Festival)
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 Premier Yearling Stakes Preview

The Premier Yearling Stakes is run on the second day of the York Ebor Festival which takes place in August of each year. The race is a Class 2 which is open to two-year-old runners only and is run over six furlongs.

Premier Yearling Stakes Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the York tips on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners? You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Other Principal races during the York Ebor Festival section for links to these.

How competitive is the Premier Yearling Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 18 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2014 when the race had an over-round of 115%. The race in 2023 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 134%, whilst on average over the last 18 renewals of the Premier Yearling Stakes, the over-round has been 126%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £126 which is bet.

Premier Yearling Stakes Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 18 if you had followed the winner of the Premier Yearling Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 4 winners. Backing all 17 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -3.75. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Premier Yearling Stakes see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

When looking over the past 18 renewals, a time of 1:09.32 was set by Mums Tipple in 2019, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Richard Hannon and ridden by Ryan Moore. The slowest winning time was set in 2006 when Helene Brilliant won in a time of 1:14.67, booked to ride was Frankie Dettori on this Brian Meehan trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Premier Yearling Stakes over the last 18 renewals:

  • 2019 - Mums Tipple (1:09.32)
  • 2010 - Wootton Bassett (1:10.19)
  • 2008 - Elnawin (1:10.35)

Premier Yearling Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Premier Yearling 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 trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Premier Yearling Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:10.38
Dragon Leader (IRE)
2yo 9-2 (6 of 22) 7/2F
Ryan Moore
Clive Cox (GB)
2022
1:11.65
Shouldvebeenaring (GB)
2yo 9-2 (7 of 19) 5/2F
Sean Levey
Richard Hannon (GB)
2021
1:10.74
Ever Given (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (6 of 20) 3/1F
Daniel Tudhope
Tom Dascombe (GB)
2020
1:11.45
Happy Romance (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (2 of 19) 4/1
Sean Levey
Richard Hannon (GB)
2019
1:09.32
Mums Tipple (IRE)
2yo 9-5 (14 of 21) 7/2F
Ryan Moore
Richard Hannon (GB)
2018
1:11.25
Red Balloons (GB)
2yo 8-6 (12 of 20) 33/1
Barry McHugh
Richard Fahey (GB)
2017
1:12.23
Tangled (IRE)
2yo 8-11 (3 of 19) 15/2
Sean Levey
Richard Hannon (GB)
2016
1:10.43
Stormy Clouds (IRE)
2yo 8-9 (4 of 18) 13/2
Sean Levey
Richard Hannon (GB)
2015
1:12.43
Tasleet (GB)
2yo 9-2 (14 of 18) 2/1F
Paul Hanagan
William Haggas (GB)
2014
1:10.97
Mubtaghaa (IRE)
2yo 8-11 (13 of 19) 12/1
Silvestre De Sousa
William Haggas (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 18 winners with an additional 36 placings from 340 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 7 runners
  • AUS: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Premier Yearling Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Premier Yearling Stakes over the last 18 renewals is Richard Hannon who has won the race five times with those five winners coming from Stormy Clouds (2016), Tangled (2017), Mums Tipple (2019), Happy Romance (2020) and Shouldvebeenaring (2022). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Premier Yearling Stakes are William Haggas (3 wins), Kevin Ryan (2 wins) and Richard Fahey (2 wins). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Premier Yearling Stakes, K R Burke has sent a total of 10 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Premier Yearling Stakes trainer statistics over the last 18 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 Hannon 24-5-6 +5.00 -6.50
William Haggas 8-3-5 +18.00 +7.50
Kevin Ryan 39-2-5 -18.50 -26.25
Richard Fahey 36-2-6 +0.25 -14.87
Tim Easterby 20-1-5 -1.00 -8.00
Tom Dascombe 16-1-2 -12.00 -13.00
Brian Meehan 12-1-3 -7.00 -8.00
Clive Cox 9-1-4 -4.50 -4.75
K R Burke 10-0-1 -10.00 -9.50
Hugo Palmer 6-0-1 -6.00 -5.50

Premier Yearling Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Premier Yearling Stakes over the last 18 renewals is Sean Levey who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Stormy Clouds (2016), Tangled (2017), Happy Romance (2020) and Shouldvebeenaring (2022). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Premier Yearling Stakes are Paul Hanagan (2 wins) and Ryan Moore (2 wins). There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 18 renewals in the Premier Yearling Stakes, Jamie Spencer (0-10), Tom Eaves (0-10) and Richard Kingscote (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top Premier Yearling Stakes jockey statistics over the last 18 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
Sean Levey 5-4-4 +19.50 +9.25
Paul Hanagan 14-2-5 -8.75 -8.87
Ryan Moore 12-2-3 -3.00 -6.00
David Allan 12-1-3 +7.00 -1.00
Barry McHugh 7-1-1 +27.00 +10.50
Silvestre De Sousa 7-1-2 +6.00 +0.50
Pat Dobbs 6-1-1 +20.00 +7.50
Frankie Dettori 6-1-2 -1.00 -2.50
Daniel Tudhope 4-1-1 +0.00 -1.50
Liam Jones 2-1-1 +8.00 +3.50

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 1, 1, 2, UR, 1, 14, 18, 5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 8, 1, 2, 1, 1, (1, 2)

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.

  • 18 / 18 (62%) - Achieved an RPR of 82+ (Career)
  • 18 / 18 (66%) - Break of 14 - 117 days (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (67%) - No bigger than 33/1
  • 18 / 18 (67%) - Achieved an RPR of 77+ (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (72%) - Achieved a TS of 45+ (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (74%) - Highest Placed is not G1/Cl5-6
  • 18 / 18 (74%) - Carried 117 - 133lbs (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (75%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Career Win)
  • 18 / 18 (75%) - Not in FRA/IRL/WAL (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (76%) - Highest Won is not G2/Cl6
  • 18 / 18 (77%) - Not in a G1/Cl5-6 (LTO)
  • 18 / 18 (78%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Debut)
  • 18 / 18 (78%) - Won by at least a nose (Last Win)
  • 18 / 18 (81%) - Achieved a TS of 45+ (LTO)
  • 18 / 18 (89%) - Achieved a TS of 53+ (Last 3)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the York racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Premier Yearling Stakes. 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 in the OLBG Betting School.

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Premier Yearling Stakes Trend Analysis

The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 career wins in Flat (Turf) races, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-97.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 6 (2,16) [22 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 7 (14,13) [19 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 6 (12,16) [20 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 2 (3,6) [19 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 14 (22,16) [21 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Premier Yearling Stakes is Newbury, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Newbury last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Goodwood and Newmarket (July), 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 14 winners from a total of 293 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 4 winners from a total of 56 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Premier Yearling Stakes, that stallion Acclamation has produced 2 winners (2014,2007).

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

  • Camacho (0 Wins from 10 runners)
  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Pastoral Pursuits (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Cotai Glory (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Fast Company (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 18 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Red Balloons in 2018, winning for Richard Fahey at odds of 33/1 under the guidance of Barry McHugh. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 18 renewals there has been a total of 8 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 2024 Premier Yearling Stakes.

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