5 things you didn't know about Epsom Oaks DayMay 29th, 2013
Listed Last Time Out in The Oaks
Horses that ran in a Listed race last time out and finished first or second have a very good record in The Oaks. They have won 8 of the last 16 renewals from just 67 runners for a better then expectede percentage of 46% Qualifiers in this years Oaks are Miss You Too, Talent, The Lark, Secret Gesture, Madame Defarge, Gertrude Versed and Banoffee.
British Breds poor in The Oaks
British Bred runners have had 78 runners in the Oaks and just 5 winners which is 28% below the expected 7 winners. British Bred in this years Oaks are Roz, Miss You Too, Talent, The Lark, Secret Gesture and Gertrude Versed.
Fav in The Oaks
In the last 16 renewals there have been 7 winning favourites and backing them all would have made £6.50 to a £1 stake at SP. This is 52% above expectations. This years fav is currently Secret Gesture.
The Diomed Stakes favours the British
British Bred runners in the Diomed Stakes have an outstanding record with 11 winners in the last 16 renewals from just 54 runners. This is a whopping 73% better than expectations and produced a £55 profit to a £1 stake at SP. This years British Bred runners are Sri Putra, Penitent, Producer and Fantastic Moon.
Aged 5 and over in the Diomed Stakes
Horses age 5+ running in the Diomed stakes have won 57% more races than expected with 11 winners from 60 runners in the last 16 years. A profit of £45 to a £1 stake at SP would have been acheived if you had backed all 60 qualifiers. This years runners aged 5 or above are Sri Putra and Penitent.