5 things you didn't know about the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth StakesJuly 26th, 2013
Irish Bred runners have won 14 of the last 16 renewals form a pool of 67 runners. That is a 21% strike rate and 45% above expectations. This years Irish Bred runners are Universal, Ektihaam, Trading Leather and Novellist
Four Year Olds
4yo's have won 10 of the last 16 renewals. This is 9% above expectations. This years 4yo's are Universal, Ektihaam, Very Nice Name and Novellist.
Horses who have had no runs or just 1 run in the last 3 months win 32% more renewals of this race then they should. Today we have four runners fitting that bill, Red Cadeaux, Cirrus Des Aigles, Novellist and Very Nice Name.
Favourite Last Time Out
Horses which were fav last time out have won 9 of the last 16 renewals from 33 runners. This is 66% above expectations. Today's runners who qualify are Cirrus Des Aigles, Universal and Ektihaam.
Ascot last Time Out
Horse which ran at Ascot last time out have won 6 of the last 16 renewals from just 40 runners. That's 15% above expectations. Today's runners who qualify are Red Cadeaux, Hillstar and Ektihaam.