York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Ebor Festival)

Updated: 754 Horse Racing

Contested over a distance of 1m4f is the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap 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 York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap.

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap 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 York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Preview

Scheduled to take place in August of each year at the York racecourse during the York Ebor festival is this Sky Bet Heritage Handicap, a Class 2 handicap race that is open to runners aged three or older and is contested over a distance of one mile and four furlongs. The race usually attracts a big field and has thrown up some big-priced winners over the years so don't be put off by the runners at bigger odds.

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at York then head over to the York tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. 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 York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2004 when the race had an over-round of 115%. The race in 2018 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 132%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap, the over-round has been 123%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £123 which is bet.

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet 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 York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 20 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -15.25. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap.

The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2005 renewal when Camrose from John Dunlop under the guidance of Jimmy Fortune, won in a time of 2:35.33, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Tamreer, trained by Roger Fell and ridden by Ben Curtis set the quickest time of 2:25.40 in the 2019 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2019 - Tamreer (2:25.40)
  • 2022 - Farhan (2:28.63)
  • 2003 - Bagan (2:28.86)

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Past Winners

Here are the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet 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 the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:30.04
Marhaba The Champ (GB)
4yo 9-8 (7 of 14) 8/1
Ryan Moore
Kevin Ryan (GB)
2022
2:28.63
Farhan (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (10 of 16) 20/1
Neil Callan
John Butler (GB)
2021
2:30.25
Sam Cooke (IRE)
5yo 8-10 (2 of 15) 14/1
Rob Hornby
Ralph Beckett (GB)
2020
2:33.00
Alfaatik (GB)
4yo 9-3 (1 of 9) 15/2
Jim Crowley
John Gosden (GB)
2019
2:25.40
Tamreer (GB)
4yo 8-8 (9 of 16) 33/1
Ben Curtis
Roger Fell (GB)
2018
2:30.15
Super Titus (GB)
4yo 8-9 (15 of 18) 8/1
Ger O'Neill (5lbs)
Declan Carroll (GB)
2017
2:30.13
Fidaawy (GB)
4yo 9-4 (11 of 14) 11/1
Jim Crowley
Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
2016
2:30.38
Barsanti (IRE)
4yo 9-10 (2 of 15) 5/1F
Andrea Atzeni
Roger Varian (GB)
2015
2:34.24
Libran (IRE)
4yo 9-13 (8 of 17) 9/1
Ben Curtis
Alan Swinbank (GB)
2015
2:34.24
Memorial Day (IRE)
4yo 9-4 (10 of 17) 7/1
James Doyle
Saeed bin Suroor (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap have been based:

  • GB: 21 winners with an additional 51 placings from 324 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 3 runners
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap over the last 20 renewals is Sir Michael Stoute who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Galactic Star (2007), The Fonz (2010) and Fidaawy (2017).

Here are some of the top York Ebor Festival Sky Bet 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
Sir Michael Stoute 14-3-6 +16.00 +9.67
Richard Fahey 17-1-4 +17.00 +12.26
Tim Easterby 15-1-4 +19.00 +12.61
David O'Meara 8-1-2 +0.00 -1.49
Kevin Ryan 6-1-4 +3.00 +4.76
Ralph Beckett 5-1-2 +10.00 +6.19
Saeed bin Suroor 5-1-2 +3.00 +1.76
Roger Varian 5-1-2 +1.00 +1.63
Charles Hills 4-1-1 +9.00 +4.50
John Gosden 4-1-3 +4.50 +5.00

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Jockey Statistics

There are multiple leading jockeys in the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap over the last 20 renewals with Ryan Moore, Jim Crowley and Ben Curtis having all won the race two times. Ryan Moore winners have been with Galactic Star (2007) and Marhaba The Champ (2023). Jim Crowley winners have been with Fidaawy (2017) and Alfaatik (2020). Ben Curtis winners have been with Libran (2015) and Tamreer (2019). There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap, Jamie Spencer (0-13), Paul Hanagan (0-11) and Frankie Dettori (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top York Ebor Festival Sky Bet 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
Ryan Moore 11-2-3 +5.00 +0.48
Jim Crowley 7-2-3 +13.50 +7.63
Ben Curtis 5-2-3 +39.00 +24.76
Daniel Tudhope 11-1-4 -3.00 -1.67
William Buick 9-1-2 +4.00 +1.75
David Allan 8-1-1 +26.00 +13.63
Neil Callan 6-1-2 +15.00 +9.25
Andrea Atzeni 6-1-3 +0.00 +2.26
James Doyle 5-1-1 +3.00 +0.38
Rob Hornby 2-1-1 +13.00 +7.75

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 11, 17, 7, 1, (1, 12), 2, 3, 6, 4, 7, 5, 4, (1, 4), (3, 5, 8), 16, 3, 6, 6, 3, 10

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.

  • 21 / 21 (70%) - No bigger than 40/1 (Career)
  • 21 / 21 (77%) - No more than +2yrs (Vs Min Age)
  • 21 / 21 (79%) - Beaten no more -1½l (Debut)
  • 21 / 21 (80%) - Had 1 - 11 placings (Career)
  • 21 / 21 (80%) - Fewer than 3 placings (Class)
  • 21 / 21 (84%) - Fewer than 10 placings (Hcps)
  • 21 / 21 (84%) - Not drawn in stalls 3-5
  • 21 / 21 (85%) - Won within last 9 starts
  • 21 / 21 (86%) - No bigger than 33/1 (Debut)
  • 21 / 21 (86%) - Fewer than 12 starts (Class)
  • 21 / 21 (88%) - Highest Run is not G1-2/Cl4
  • 21 / 21 (88%) - Made 3 - 36 starts (Career)
  • 21 / 21 (88%) - Fewer than 8 starts (Season)
  • 21 / 21 (89%) - Achieved a TS of 67+ (Last 5)
  • 21 / 21 (89%) - Not BR/GR/RG in colour

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the York racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet 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.

Are you already a member? If not, then why not? With over £6,000 given away each month in the tipster competition, why not get involved? Remember, It is completely FREE! So, head over to the registration page to sign up today! If you are already a member, then share your thoughts on the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap by adding a tip on the race here.

York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +95.00 is when runners had 0 career wins on the going. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 2 career wins on the going, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-49.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 7 (1,4) [14 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 10 (12,4,14) [16 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 2 (3,10) [15 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (2,4) [9 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 9 (13,2,7) [16 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap is Goodwood, there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Goodwood last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Ascot and Newmarket (July), there has been a total number of 4 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 20 winners from a total of 310 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 18 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap:

  • Galileo (2 Wins)
  • New Approach (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the York Ebor Festival Sky Bet Handicap despite multiple attempts:

  • Montjeu (0 Wins from 10 runners)
  • Mastercraftsman (0 Wins from 9 runners)
  • Dubawi (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Lope De Vega (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Alzao (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Bagan in 2003, winning for Sir Henry Cecil at odds of 50/1 under the guidance of T Quinn. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 3 winning favourites in the race. Remember to bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters.

Other Principal races during the York Ebor Festival

York Ebor festival races for Wednesday 21st August 2024

York Ebor festival races for Thursday 22nd August 2024

York Ebor festival races for Friday 23rd August 2024

York Ebor festival races for Saturday 24th August 2024

No Comments

There are no comments here. Be the first to comment...

Keep Reading

By using this site you confirm you are 18+ and consent to our use of cookies and processing of personal data as set out in our Privacy Policy
Got it!