Flying Childers Stakes Tips 2020

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When is The Flying Childers Stakes 2020?

The Flying Childers Stakes is the first race on day three of the St Leger Festival. In 2020 this is on Friday 11th September and gets underway at 1.20pm

Although inaugurated in 1967, this race didn't become the Flying Childers Stakes until 1973 (prior to this it was the Norfolk Stakes). This is a sprint race over 5 furlongs, open to 2 year olds.
Glorious Goodwood - 2019

Flying Childers Stakes Results

The Flying Childers Stakes was won last year by A'Ali which was ridden by Frankie Dettori.
Prize purse was £70,000 in 2019 with the winner taking £39,697.
Top Jockey: Frankie Dettori (6)
Top Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute (5)
Fastest time: 0:58:04 in 2015 – Guitaifan ridden by Frankie Dettori and trained by Richard Hannon Jr.

Flying Childers Stakes Tips 2020

After trawling though the stats for this race the winner of the Flying Childers is most likely to be either THE LIR JET or STEEL BULL

The final selection for this race will be sent to VIP Club Members on the morning of the race.

Flying Childers Stakes Stats and Trends

Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.

Flying Childers Stakes 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019

  • Age – Restricted to 2 year olds.
  • Sex – 9 of the last twelve winners were colts and the other 3 fillies, no gelding has won in the last 12 years..
  • Country – 7 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland and 5 in Great Britain.
  • Colour – 10 of the last 12 winners were bay (b), 2 were grey.
  • Starting Price (SP) – 9 of the last 12 winners returned an SP of 5/1 or less the other 3 were between 8/1 and 18/1.
  • Starting Price Rank – 4 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. 9 of them came from the first 3 in the betting.
  • Headgear – 11 of the last 12 winners wore no headgear. 
  • Draw – The draw has had little effect over the last 12 years.
  • Days Since Last Run – All of the last 12 winners had run between 13 and 87 days ago.
  • Last Run Form – 4 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and 6 had finished in the first 3 last time.
  • Flat Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least 3 times in the past and had won at least twice.
  • Distance Form – ALL of the last 12 winners had run at least once at 5 furlongs and all of them had won at least once at the trip. 
  • Official Rating – 10 of the last 12 winners had an official rating of between 99 and 110.
  • Group Wins – 6 of the last 12 winners had won a Group race, 3 of them had won a Group 2.
  • Current Season Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least 3 times in the current season and won at least twice in the season.

Flying Childers Stakes Previous Winners

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORStallDays
Doncaster5fGood To Firm726/49-10785d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft926/48-12107186d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft7218/19-094322d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm1029/28-11100928d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm825/48-11109422d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm1429/28-12100823d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm1122/18-12100327d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm14233/18-7831313d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm7215/88-70519d


Other St Leger Festival Races 

Wednesday 9th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.15pmDoncaster Nursery Handicap2Class 27f
1.50pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes2Class 2One mile
2.25pmScarbrough Stakes2+Listed5f
3.00pmMondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes3+Class 5One mile
3.35pmSceptre Stakes3+Group 37f
4.05pmSky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m 2f
4.35pmVisit Attheraces.com Handicap3+Class 45f

Thursday 10th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.20pmBritish Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap2Class 26 1/2f
1.50pmMay Hill Stakes2Group 2One mile
2.15pmWeatherbys Racing Bank 300,000 2-y-o Stakes2Class 26 1/2f
3.00pmPark Hill Fillies' Stakes3+Group 21m 6 1/2f
3.35pmWatch Free Race Replays On Attheraces.com Handicap3Class 27f
4.10pmDoncaster Handicap3+Class 36f
4.40pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes3+Class 21m 2f

Friday 11th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.20pmFlying Childers Stakes2Group 25f
1.50pmMallard Handicap3+Class 21m 6 1/2f
2.25pmDoncaster Cup3+Group 22m 2f
3.00pmBritish Ebf Premier Fillies' Handicap3+Class 21m 4f
3.35pmAttheraces.com Handicap3+Class 26 1/2f
4.05pmFlying Scotsman Stakes2Listed7f
4.40pmSky Sports Racing Hd Virgin 535 Maiden Stakes2Class 37f

Saturday 12th September 2020

TimeRace NameAgeClassDistance
1.15pmSky Sport Racing Hd Virgin 535 Handicap3+Class 21m
1.50pmChampagne Stakes2Group 27f
2.25pmPortland Handicap3+Class 25 1/2f
3.00pmSt Leger Stakes3Group 11m 6 1/2f
3.35pmPark Stakes3+Group 27f
4.05pmSky Sports Racing Sky 415 Nursery Handicap2Class 21m
4.40pmAttheraces.com Handicap3+Class 21m 4f

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