Goodwood Cup

Group – 1
Course – Goodwood
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 2 Miles (16F)
Ages – 3yo’s +
Weights – 8st 5lbs (3yo’s), 9st 8lbs (4yo’s +), 3lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Penalties – 4lbs for Group 1 winners (Since 1st November last year, not including runs at a 2yo)
Sponsor – Qatar

Group 1

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 4-6
Price – 7 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 8/12 winners won on their last run before the Goodwood Cup, 12/12 winners had their last run within the last 42 days
5/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup (Ascot) on their last run
4/12 winners ran in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes (Newmarket) on their last run
Previous Course Form – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Goodwood, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Goodwood
Previous Distance Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 16 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 16 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 10/12 winners had at least 11 previous flat runs, 10/12 winners had at least 4 previous flat wins
Rating – 10/12 winners had a rating of 110 or higher
Group Wins – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous Group 1-3 win
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs that season, 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 3 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Goodwood Cup, 2/12 placed on their next run
6/12 winners ran in the Lonsdale Cup (York) on their next run, 2 of the 6 won, 0 placed
Rest of Season Runs – 11/12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
5/12 winners won at least 1 more race that season, 5/12 winners placed in at least 1 more race that season