Superlative Stakes

Group – 2 (Since 2006, previously Group 3)
Course – Newmarket (July Course)
Race Type – Flat
Distance – 7 Furlongs (7F)
Ages – 2yo’s Only
Weights – 9st 1lbs (3lbs allowance for fillies & mares)
Penalties – 3lbs for Group 1/2 winners
Sponsor – Bet365

Group 2

Recent Form and Trends

Trends

Age – Race is for 2yo’s only
Price – 4 of the last 12 winners were favourites, 9/12 winners were in the top 3 in the betting
Last Run – 9/12 winners won on their last run before the Superlative Stakes, 11/12 winners had their last run within the last 36 days
Previous Course Form – 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous run at Newmarket, 3/12 winners had at least 1 previous win at Newmarket
Previous Distance Form – 6/12 winners had at least 1 previous run over 7 furlongs, 5/12 winners had at least 1 previous win over 7 furlongs
Previous Flat Form – 8/12 winners had at least 2 previous flat runs, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous flat win
Season Form – 8/12 winners had at least 2 previous runs that season, 12/12 winners had at least 1 previous win that season

Future Form

Trends

Next Run
5 of the last 12 winners won on their next run after the Superlative Stakes, 1/12 winners placed on their next run
7/12 winners ran in the Vintage Stakes (Goodwood) on their next run, 1 of the 7 won, 1 placed

Rest of Season Runs
10/12 winners ran in at least 1 more race that season,
4/12 winners won at least 1 more race that season, 5/12 winners placed in at least 1 more race that season