Henry II Stakes

Group – 3 (Group 2 from 2002 – 2011)
Course – Sandown
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 2 Miles 1/2 Furlong (16.5F)
Ages – 4yo +
Weights – 9st 0lbs (4yo), 9st 2lbs (5yo+), 3lbs allowance for fillies and mares
Penalties – 6lbs for group 1 winners, 4lbs for group 2 winners, 2lbs for group 3 winners (since last August)
Sponsor – Matchbook

Group 3

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged between 4-6
Price – 5 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 11/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5/12 winners won on their last run before the Henry II Stakes, 9/12 winners had their last run within 61 days
3/12 winners ran in the Sagaro Stakes (Ascot) on their last run, 1 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Previous Course Form – 4/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Sandown, 1 of the 4 had at least 1 previous win at Sandown
Previous Distance Form – 11/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 16/17 furlongs, 7/12 winners had at least 1 win over 16/17 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 12/12 winners had at least 9 previous flat runs, 11/12 winners had at least 3 previous flat wins
Rating – 10/12 winners had a rating of 109 or higher
Group Wins – 8/12 winners had at least 1 previous win in a group 1-3 race
Season Form – 10/12 winners had at least 1 run that season, 5/12 winners had at least 1 win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
1 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Henry II Stakes, 4 placed on their next run
10/12 winners ran in the Gold Cup (Ascot) on their next run, 1 of the 10 won, 4 placed

Rest of Season Runs
11/12 winners ran in at least 2 more races that season
2/12 winners went on to win at least 1 more race that season, 7/12 winners placed in at least 1 more race that season