Summer Mile Stakes

Group – 2 (Since 2007, previously Group 3)
Course – Ascot
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 8 Furlongs (8F)
Ages – 4yo’s +
Weights – 9st 1lb (3lbs allowance for fillies & mares)
Penalties – 5lbs for Group 1 winners, 3lbs for Group 2 winners (Since 1st November last year)
Sponsor – None

Group 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – 9 of the last 12 winners were aged 4 or 5
Price – 8 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 10/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 5/12 winners won on their last run before the Summer Mile Stakes, 10/12 winners had their last run within the last 48 days
5/12 winners ran in the Queen Anne Stakes (Ascot) on their last run, 0 of the 5 won, 4 placed
Previous Course Form – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Ascot, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Ascot
Previous Distance Form – 10/12 winners had at least 3 previous runs over 8 furlongs, 10/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 8 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 11/12 winners had at least 9 previous flat runs, 12/12 winners had at least 2 previous flat wins, 9/12 winners had at least 3 previous flat wins
Rating – 11/12 winners had a rating of 111 or higher
Group Wins – 9/12 winners had at least 1 previous Group 1-3 win
Season Form – 11/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs that season, 7/12 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 Summer Mile Stakes, 5/12 placed on their next run
3/12 winners ran in the Sussex Stakes (Goodwood) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
3/12 winners ran in the Prix Du Haras (Deauville) on their next run, 0 of the 3 won, 1 placed
Rest of Season Runs – 11/12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season,
3/12 winners won at least 1 more race that season, 6/12 winners placed in at least 1 more race that season