Doncaster Cup Tips 2020
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When is The Doncaster Cup 2020?
The Doncaster Cup is a Group 2 race on the third day of the St Leger Festival.
In 2020 this is on Friday 11th September and gets underway at 2.25pm
Forming part of the Stayers Triple Crown (along with Ascot Gold Cup and Goodwood Cup), the Doncaster Cup is the last leg.
It is open to horses aged three and over and run over 2 miles and 2 furlongs.
Doncaster Cup Results
Last year, Stradivarius won the Doncaster Cup ridden by Frankie Dettori.
Prize purse was £100,000 in 2019 with the winner taking £56,710.
Top Jockey: Ryan Moore (4 wins)
Top Trainer: Mark Johnstone (3 wins)
Fastest time: 3:48.41 in 2007 – Septimus ridden by Johnny Murtagh and trained by Aiden O'Brien
Doncaster Cup Tips 2020
After weighing up the trends for this race the winner of the Doncaster Cup is most likely to come from the following SPANISH MISSION, REVOLVER, EAGLES BY DAY and RED VERDON.
The final selection for this race will be sent to VIP Club Members on the morning of the race.
Doncaster Cup Stats and Trends
Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.
Doncaster Cup 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019
- Age – The last 12 winners were aged between 3 and 8 with no age group dominating.
- Sex – 8 of the last twelve winners were geldings.
- Country –6 of the last 12 winners were bred in Great Britain and 5 in Ireland.
- Colour – 9 of the last 12 winners were bay (b), 3 were chestnut.
- Starting Price (SP) – All of the last 12 winners returned an SP of 11/2 or less.
- Starting Price Rank – 6 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. All of them came from the first 3 in the betting.
- Headgear – 8 of the last 12 winners wore no headgear.
- Draw – 11 of the last 12 winners were drawn in stall 6 or lower.
- Days Since Last Run – All of the last 12 winners had run between 20 and 45 days ago.
- Last Run Form – 3 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and 9 had finished in the first 3 last time.
- Flat Form – 11 of the last 12 winners had run at least 9 times in the past and 11 of them had won at least twice.
- Distance Form – 11 of the last 12 winners had run at least once at 2 miles or further and 8 of them had won at least once at miles or further.
- Official Rating – 10 of the last 12 winners had an official rating of 107 or higher.
- Group Wins – 6 of the last 12 winners had won a Group race, 3 of them had won a Group 1.
- Current Season Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least twice in the current season and 6 of them won at least once in the season.
Doncaster Cup Previous Winners
|13.09.2019||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||5||Stradivarius (IRE)||Sea The Stars (IRE)||5||Dettori, L||Gosden, J H M||1/9||9-10||121||4||21d|
|14.09.2018||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Soft||8||Thomas Hobson||Halling (USA)||8||Moore, Ryan||Mullins, W P||2/1||9-5||107||6||20d|
|15.09.2017||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Soft||9||Desert Skyline (IRE)||Tamayuz||3||Sousa, Silvestre De||Elsworth, D R C||2/1||8-5||110||6||45d|
|9.09.2016||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||8||Sheikhzayedroad||Dubawi (IRE)||7||Harley, M||Simcock, D M||100/30||9-3||113||4||43d|
|11.09.2015||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||11||Pallasator||Motivator||6||Atzeni, Andrea||Prescott, Sir Mark||9/2||9-3||107||1||27d|
|12.09.2014||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Soft||12||Estimate (IRE)||Monsun (GER)||5||Moore, Ryan||Stoute, Sir Michael||11/8||9-0||112||10||21d|
|13.09.2013||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Soft||7||Times Up||Olden Times||7||Moore, Ryan||Dunlop, E A L||3/1||9-3||112||4||21d|
|14.09.2012||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||10||Times Up||Olden Times||6||Ahern, Eddie||Dunlop, J L||5/1||9-1||114||4||20d|
|9.09.2011||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||7||Saddlers Rock (IRE)||Sadlers Wells (USA)||3||McCullagh, N G||Oxx, John M||11/2||8-1||101||2||20d|
|10.09.2010||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||10||Samuel||Sakhee (USA)||6||Buick, William||Gosden, J H M||5/1||9-1||112||6||23d|
|11.09.2009||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||5||Askar Tau (FR)||Montjeu (IRE)||4||Moore, Ryan||Tregoning, M P||5/2||9-4||110||3||23d|
|12.09.2008||Doncaster||2m2f||Soft||9||Honolulu (IRE)||Montjeu (IRE)||4||Murtagh, J||OBrien, A P||15/8||9-1||0||1||43d|
|14.09.2007||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||8||Septimus (IRE)||Sadlers Wells (USA)||4||Murtagh, J||OBrien, A P||11/10||9-4||0||8||24d|
|8.09.2006||York||2m2f||Good||8||Sergeant Cecil||Kings Signet (USA)||7||Dettori, L||Millman, B R||Evens||9-4||111||4||17d|
|8.09.2005||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||7||Millenary||Rainbow Quest (USA)||8||Quinn, T||Dunlop, J L||11/4||9-4||115||7||23d|
|9.09.2004||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||8||Kasthari (IRE)||Vettori (IRE)||5||Murtagh, J||Johnson, J Howard||14/1||9-1||112||8||137d|
|9.09.2004||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||8||Millenary||Rainbow Quest (USA)||7||Quinn, T||Dunlop, J L||7/1||9-4||117||4||23d|
|11.09.2003||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||6||Persian Punch (IRE)||Persian Heights||10||Dwyer, Martin||Elsworth, D R C||3/1||9-4||117||6||23d|
|12.09.2002||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||8||Boreas||In The Wings||7||Spencer, Jamie||Cumani, L M||7/2||9-1||113||7||23d|
|13.09.2001||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||11||Alleluia||Caerleon (USA)||3||Mackay, Jamie||Prescott, Sir Mark||14/1||7-11||86||11||20d|
|7.09.2000||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||9||Enzeli (IRE)||Kahyasi (IRE)||5||Murtagh, J||Oxx, John M||15/2||9-7||0||7||77d|
|9.09.1999||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||6||Far Cry (IRE)||Pharly (FR)||4||Darley, K||Pipe, M C||6/1||9-0||99||6||75d|
|10.09.1998||Doncaster||2m2f||Good||6||Double Trigger (IRE)||Ela-Mana-Mou (IRE)||7||Holland, Darryll||Johnston, M||9/4||9-5||119||4||42d|
|11.09.1997||Doncaster||2m2f||Good To Firm||5||Canon Can (USA)||Green Dancer (USA)||4||Fallon, K||Cecil, H R A||6/1||9-0||0||3||42d|
Other St Leger Festival Races
Wednesday 9th September 2020
|1.15pm||Doncaster Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||7f|
|1.50pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes||2||Class 2||One mile|
|3.00pm||Mondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes||3+||Class 5||One mile|
|3.35pm||Sceptre Stakes||3+||Group 3||7f|
|4.05pm||Sky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
|4.35pm||Visit Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 4||5f|
Thursday 10th September 2020
|1.20pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|1.50pm||May Hill Stakes||2||Group 2||One mile|
|2.15pm||Weatherbys Racing Bank 300,000 2-y-o Stakes||2||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|3.00pm||Park Hill Fillies' Stakes||3+||Group 2||1m 6 1/2f|
|3.35pm||Watch Free Race Replays On Attheraces.com Handicap||3||Class 2||7f|
|4.10pm||Doncaster Handicap||3+||Class 3||6f|
|4.40pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
Friday 11th September 2020
|1.20pm||Flying Childers Stakes||2||Group 2||5f|
|1.50pm||Mallard Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 6 1/2f|
|2.25pm||Doncaster Cup||3+||Group 2||2m 2f|
|3.00pm||British Ebf Premier Fillies' Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 4f|
|3.35pm||Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 2||6 1/2f|
|4.05pm||Flying Scotsman Stakes||2||Listed||7f|
|4.40pm||Sky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Maiden Stakes||2||Class 3||7f|
Saturday 12th September 2020
|1.15pm||Sky Sport Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m|
|1.50pm||Champagne Stakes||2||Group 2||7f|
|2.25pm||Portland Handicap||3+||Class 2||5 1/2f|
|3.00pm||St Leger Stakes||3||Group 1||1m 6 1/2f|
|3.35pm||Park Stakes||3+||Group 2||7f|
|4.05pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||1m|
|4.40pm||Attheraces.com Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 4f|
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