Challenge Stakes

Group – 2
Course – Newmarket
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 7 Furlongs
Ages – 3yo’s +
Weights – 9st 1lbs (3yo), 9st 3lbs (4yo+), (3lb allowance for fillies & mares)
Penalties – 5lbs for Group 1 winners, 3lbs for Group 2 winners
Sponsor – Godolphin Racing

Group 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 8 of the last 12 winners were aged 3 or 4
Price – 5 of the last 12 winners were favorites, 8/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 4 of the last 12 winners won on their last run before the Challenge Stakes, 7/12 winners had their last run within the last 35 days
Previous Course Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Newmarket, 7/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Newmarket
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 7 furlongs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 7 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 12/12 winners had at least 8 previous flat runs, 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous flat wins
Rating – 11/12 winners had a rating of 110 or higher
Group Wins – 8/12 winners had at least 1 win in a group 1-3 race
Season Form – 12/12 winners had at least 3 runs that season, 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run – 0 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Challenge Stakes, 3/12 placed on their next run
2/12 winners ran in the Lockinge Stakes (Newbury) on their next run, 0 of the 2 won, 0 placed
Rest of Season Run’s – 2/12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season
0/12 winners won at least 1 other race that season, 0/12 winners placed in at least 1 more race that season