Stewards Sprint Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)

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See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the Stewards Sprint Handicap. This is a race that is hosted at Goodwood during the Glorious Goodwood with the race being run over a distance of 6f, see which trends the past winners of the Stewards Sprint Handicap have set for this year.

Stewards Sprint Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Glorious Goodwood)
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 Stewards Sprint Handicap Preview

Scheduled to take place in July of each year at the Goodwood Racecourse during the Glorious Goodwood festival is the Class 2 Stewards Sprint Handicap which is a consolation race for those who did not make it into the Stewards Cup. The race is run over the same conditions as the Stewards Cup, a trip of six furlongs and is open to runners aged three or older.

Stewards Sprint Handicap Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Goodwood 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 Races Covered at Glorious Goodwood section for links to these.

How competitive is the Stewards Sprint Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2023 when the race had an over-round of 104%. The race in 2006 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 140%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Stewards Sprint Handicap, the over-round has been 132%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £132 which is bet.

Stewards Sprint 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 Stewards Sprint Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 1 winner. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -14.50. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Stewards Sprint Handicap see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 1:09.74 was set by Fantasy Believer in 2006, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by John Quinn and ridden by Jimmy Fortune. The slowest winning time was set in 2023 when Monsieur Kodi won in a time of 1:16.37, booked to ride was Oisin Orr on this Richard Fahey trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Stewards Sprint Handicap over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2006 - Fantasy Believer (1:09.74)
  • 2015 - Golden Steps (1:10.30)
  • 2011 - Son Of The Cat (1:10.32)

Stewards Sprint Handicap Past Winners

Here are the Stewards Sprint 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 Stewards Sprint Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:16.37
Monsieur Kodi (IRE)
4yo 9-7 (7 of 11) 9/2F
Oisin Orr
Richard Fahey (GB)
2022
1:10.85
Many A Star (IRE)
5yo 9-7 (12 of 12) 8/1
Tom Marquand
Paul & Oliver Cole (GB)
2021
1:15.00
Mr Wagyu (IRE)
6yo 9-8 (17 of 25) 16/1
Jason Hart
John Quinn (GB)
2020
1:11.06
Treacherous (GB)
6yo 9-8 (3 of 16) 7/1
Harry Bentley
Ed de Giles (GB)
2019
1:10.65
Poyle Vinnie (GB)
9yo 9-5 (1 of 23) 20/1
James Sullivan
Ruth Carr (GB)
2018
1:10.52
Tommy G (GB)
5yo 9-3 (7 of 19) 10/1
Silvestre De Sousa
Jim Goldie (GB)
2017
1:13.17
Scorching Heat (GB)
3yo 8-9 (12 of 16) 9/2F
Oisin Murphy
Andrew Balding (GB)
2016
1:10.37
Hoof It (GB)
9yo 9-4 (11 of 28) 8/1
Nathan Evans (5lbs)
Michael Easterby (GB)
2015
1:10.30
Golden Steps (FR)
4yo 9-10 (6 of 27) 10/1
Frankie Dettori
Marco Botti (GB)
2014
1:10.48
Barnet Fair (GB)
6yo 9-1 (5 of 18) 7/1
Cam Hardie (5lbs)
David Nicholls (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Stewards Sprint Handicap have been based:

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 57 placings from 429 runners
  • UAE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Stewards Sprint Handicap Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Stewards Sprint Handicap over the last 20 renewals with both Richard Fahey and Clive Cox who have both won the race three times. Richard Fahey winners have been with Johannes (2009 & 2012) and Monsieur Kodi (2023). Clive Cox's winners have been with Pearly Wey (2007 & 2008) and Seeking Magic (2013). The only other trainer to have recorded multiple wins in the Stewards Sprint Handicap is John Quinn (2 wins). There are two trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Stewards Sprint Handicap, Kevin Ryan has sent a total of 16 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst Milton Bradley has sent out 14 without a winner.

Here are some of the top Stewards Sprint 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 40-3-7 +1.50 -3.92
Clive Cox 12-3-4 +25.00 +15.88
John Quinn 4-2-2 +23.00 +13.63
Jim Goldie 11-1-4 +0.00 +6.75
Andrew Balding 7-1-1 -1.50 -3.19
Ruth Carr 6-1-1 +15.00 +7.50
Jim Boyle 6-1-2 +4.00 +2.63
Michael Easterby 4-1-2 +5.00 +4.00
Ed de Giles 3-1-1 +5.00 +2.38
Marco Botti 2-1-1 +9.00 +5.25

Stewards Sprint Handicap Jockey Statistics

There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Stewards Sprint Handicap, Ryan Moore (0-15), Jim Crowley (0-12), Paul Hanagan (0-11) and Joe Fanning (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top Stewards Sprint 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
Silvestre De Sousa 9-1-4 +2.00 +3.50
David Probert 7-1-3 +22.00 +25.00
Franny Norton 7-1-3 +12.00 +11.51
Tony Hamilton 5-1-1 +8.00 +3.50
Frankie Dettori 5-1-1 +6.00 +2.25
Tom Marquand 5-1-2 +4.00 +2.35
Harry Bentley 5-1-2 +3.00 +2.88
Oisin Murphy 4-1-2 +1.50 +4.44
James Sullivan 3-1-1 +18.00 +10.50
Jason Hart 3-1-1 +14.00 +8.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 22, 5, 7, (3, 7), 11, 5, (2, 7), 17, 13, 9, 3, 5, 5, 1, 12, (11, 19), 4, 15, 9, 1

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 (70%) - No bigger than 28/1
  • 20 / 20 (75%) - Achieved a TS of 55+ (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (76%) - Within the first 16 of market
  • 20 / 20 (76%) - Made 8 - 60 starts (Trip)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Achieved an RPR of 70+ (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Highest Run is not G2/Cl3-4
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Highest Placed is not G2-3/Cl4-5
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - No bigger than 10/1 (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Achieved an RPR of 77+ (Class)
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Achieved an RPR of 83+ (Last 3)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Achieved a TS of 53+ (Class)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Placed within last 5 starts
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Achieved a TS of 73+ (Trip)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Held an OR of 72+ (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Highest Won is not G1-3/LST/Cl5

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Goodwood racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Stewards Sprint Handicap. Did you know that we have an OLBG Betting School section on OLBG? It is a place to help you improve your betting experience with articles like the How to Find Winners - 101 Tips to Choose A Winning Horse Racing Bet.

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Stewards Sprint Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +7.00 is when runners had a highest class won of Class 2. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career start with the jockey, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-66.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 7 (3,4) [11 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 12 (5,7) [12 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 17 (13,12,2) [25 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 3 (5,8,12) [16 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 1 (4,20,24) [23 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Stewards Sprint Handicap is Newmarket (July), there has been a total number of 5 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 20 winners from a total of 400 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 32 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Stewards Sprint Handicap:

  • Lujain (2 Wins)
  • Mozart (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Stewards Sprint Handicap despite multiple attempts:

  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 9 runners)
  • Compton Place (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Pivotal (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Sakhees Secret (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Kyllachy (0 Wins from 7 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Joseph Henry in 2010, winning for David Nicholls at odds of 28/1 under the guidance of David Probert. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 2 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 Stewards Sprint Handicap.

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