May Hill Stakes Tips 2021
FREE professional horse racing tips for the May Hill Stakes at the 2021 St Leger Festival.
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When is The May Hill Stakes 2021?
The May Hill Stakes takes place on the second day of the St Leger Festival, which in 2021 is on Thursday 9th September.
It's scheduled as the fourth race of the day, getting underway at 3:00pm.
This Group 2 race is a one miler open to fillies aged two years. The May Hill Stakes was inaugurated in 1976.
The winner is usually entered into the Fillies Mile at Newmarket a month later. 2017 was the last time that the same horse won both races when Laurens won in 2017.
May Hill Stakes Results
Cazoo May Hill Stakes (Fillies Group 2) (Str)
Distance: 1m (1760 yards) Prize (winner): £63799 Dir: Straight
Runners: 6 Going: Good To Firm Class: Class 1 Group 2 Age Restrictions: 2yo
Winners Time: 1 mins 37.47s Avg OR: 73 Median OR: 80.5 Stalls: Centre
|No||Place||Dist Bt||Stall||Horse||Age||Weight||OR||Trainer||Jockey (Claim)||Odds|
|2||1st||5||Inspiral||2||9-0||104||Gosden, John and Thady||Dettori, L||2/9 (Fav)|
|wore hood to post, soon steadied 5th, headway far side of group over 2f out, led and hung left inside final 2f, clear when shaken up over 1f out, stayed on strongly BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 1.35|
|4||2nd||3.75||1||Prosperous Voyage (IRE)||2||9-0||97||Beckett, R M||Hornby, Rob||15/2|
|led and set steady pace, quickened over 3f out, headed 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, no chance with winner BF IP MIN 7.2 BF IP MAX 1000|
|6||3rd||1.75||6||Rolling The Dice (IRE)||2||9-0||84||Kobeissi, Hilal||Muscutt, D||80/1|
|raced keenly in 4th, pushed along and outpaced inside final 2f, ridden and plugged on in 3rd final 110 yards BF IP MIN 14 BF IP MAX 1000|
|1||4th||0.75||3||Banshee (IRE)||2||9-0||75||Orourke, Brian||Murphy, Oisin||40/1|
|chased leader until led briefly 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, weakened hung left and dropped to 4th final 110 yards BF IP MIN 7 BF IP MAX 1000|
|7||5th||5.5||4||Speak||2||9-0||0||Balding, A M||Probert, David||8/1|
|raced keenly tracking leaders, shaken up 2f out, soon weakened BF IP MIN 9 BF IP MAX 1000|
|5||6th||NK||7||Renaissance (IRE)||2||9-0||77||OMeara, D||Tudhope, Daniel||150/1|
|steadied start, held up in rear, never on terms BF IP MIN 300 BF IP MAX 970|
May Hill Stakes Tips 2020
The declarations are in and after whizzing though the stats my shortlist is the four last time out winners that have the lowest draws, ZABEEL PRINCE, GREAT VIBES, LILAC ROAD and STAR OF EMERATY.
My final choice for this race will be sent to VIP available for VIP members on the morning of the race.
May Hill Stakes Stats and Trends
Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.
May Hill Stakes 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019
- Age – Race for 2 year olds only.
- Sex – Restricted to fillies.
- Country – 6 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland and 3 in the USA, 2 in Great Britain and 1 in France.
- Colour – 10 of the last 12 winners were bay (b), 1 each were chestnut and grey.
- Starting Price (SP) – 9 of the last 12 winners returned an SP of 6/1 or less, the other three were between 9/1 and 14/1.
- Starting Price Rank – 5 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. 9 of them came from the first 2 in the betting.
- Headgear – None of the last 12 winners wore any headgear.
- Draw –All of the last 12 winners were drawn 7 or less but stalls 1, 2 and 7 have fared best..
- Days Since Last Run – All of the last 12 winners had run between 12 and 56 days ago.
- Last Run Form – 7 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and 10 had finished in the first 3 last time.
- Flat Form – All of the last 12 winners had run at least once in the past and all of them had won at least once.
- Distance Form – Just 2 of the last 12 winners had run at least once at 1m and only 1 of them had won at the trip.
- Group Wins – 4 of the last 12 winners had won a Group race, all of them were at Group 3.
May Hill Stakes Previous Winners
|9.09.2021||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||6||Inspiral||Frankel||2||Dettori, L||Gosden, John and Thady||2/9||9-0||104||5||49d|
|12.09.2019||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||9||Powerful Breeze||Iffraaj||2||Doyle, James||Palmer, Hugo||6/1||9-0||0||1||20d|
|13.09.2018||Doncaster||1m||Good||11||Fleeting (IRE)||Zoffany (IRE)||2||OBrien, Donnacha||OBrien, A P||12/1||9-0||101||1||12d|
|14.09.2017||Doncaster||1m||Good To Soft||8||Laurens (FR)||Siyouni (FR)||2||McDonald, P J||Burke, K R||11/4||9-0||0||4||56d|
|8.09.2016||Doncaster||1m||Good||9||Rich Legacy (IRE)||Holy Roman Emperor (IRE)||2||Murphy, Oisin||Beckett, R M||3/1||9-0||0||7||12d|
|11.09.2015||Doncaster||1m||Good||8||Turret Rocks (IRE)||Fastnet Rock (AUS)||2||Manning, K J||Bolger, J S||7/2||9-0||0||2||20d|
|12.09.2014||Doncaster||1m||Good||8||Agnes Stewart (IRE)||Lawman (FR)||2||Lee, W J||Lynam, Edward||11/4||9-0||0||1||50d|
|13.09.2013||Doncaster||1m||Good To Soft||7||Ihtimal (IRE)||Shamardal (USA)||2||Sousa, Silvestre De||Suroor, Saeed Bin||11/10||8-12||104||7||34d|
|14.09.2012||Doncaster||1m||Good||7||Certify (USA)||Elusive Quality (USA)||2||Barzalona, Mickael||Al Zarooni, Mahmood||4/6||8-12||0||5||34d|
|9.09.2011||Doncaster||1m||Good||8||Lyric Of Light||Street Cry (IRE)||2||Dettori, L||Al Zarooni, Mahmood||9/1||8-12||0||2||14d|
|10.09.2010||Doncaster||1m||Good||7||White Moonstone (USA)||Dynaformer (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Suroor, Saeed Bin||8/11||8-12||106||7||34d|
|11.09.2009||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||7||Pollenator (IRE)||Motivator||2||Moore, Ryan||Hannon, R||14/1||8-12||83||5||14d|
|11.09.2008||Doncaster||1m||Soft||7||Rainbow View (USA)||Dynaformer (USA)||2||Fortune, Jimmy||Gosden, J H M||1/3||9-1||0||8||33d|
|13.09.2007||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||12||Spacious||Nayef (USA)||2||Spencer, Jamie||Fanshawe, J R||9/4||8-12||0||5||24d|
|9.09.2006||York||1m||Good||9||Simply Perfect||Danehill (USA)||2||Holland, Darryll||Noseda, J||4/1||8-12||104||1||13d|
|8.09.2005||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||8||Nasheej (USA)||Swain (IRE)||2||Hughes, Richard||Hannon, R||4/1||8-13||100||2||33d|
|9.09.2004||Doncaster||1m||Good||8||Playful Act (IRE)||Sadlers Wells (USA)||2||Fortune, Jimmy||Gosden, J H M||8/1||8-10||90||7||13d|
|11.09.2003||Doncaster||1m||Good||10||Kinnaird (IRE)||Dr Devious (IRE)||2||Darley, K||Haslam, P C||9/1||8-10||99||1||33d|
|12.09.2002||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||9||Summitville||Grand Lodge (USA)||2||Fenton, Micky||Given, J G||11/2||8-9||0||1||33d|
|13.09.2001||Doncaster||1m||Good||10||Half Glance||Danehill (USA)||2||Quinn, T||Cecil, H R A||5/2||8-9||0||4||40d|
|7.09.2000||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||12||Karasta (IRE)||Lake Coniston (IRE)||2||Murtagh, J||Stoute, Sir Michael||5/4||8-9||0||11||13d|
|9.09.1999||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||12||Teggiano (IRE)||Mujtahid (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Brittain, C E||13/2||8-9||0||5||27d|
|10.09.1998||Doncaster||1m||Good||10||Calando (USA)||Storm Cat (USA)||2||Dettori, L||Loder, D R||5/2||8-9||0||2||45d|
|11.09.1997||Doncaster||1m||Good To Firm||9||Midnight Line (USA)||Kris S (USA)||2||Fallon, K||Cecil, H R A||3/1||9-0||0||9||20d|
Other St Leger Festival Races
Wednesday 8th September 2021
|1:45pm||Doncaster Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||7f|
|2:20pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf Maiden Stakes||2||Class 2||One mile|
|2:50pm||Mondialiste Leger Legends Classified Stakes||3+||Class 5||One mile|
|3:25pm||Sceptre Stakes||3+||Class 1||7f|
|4:00pm||Scarbrough Stakes||2+||Class 1 - Listed||5f|
|4:30pm||Download the At The Races App Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
|5:00pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap||3+||Class 4||5f|
Thursday 9th September 2021
|1:15pm||Silk Series Handicap||3+||Class 3||6f|
|1:50pm||British Stallion Studs Ebf 'carrie Red' Fillies' Nursery Handicap||2||Group 2||6f 111y|
|2:25pm||Weatherbys Scientific 200,000 2-y-o Stakes||2||Class 2||6f 111y|
|3:00pm||May Hill Stakes||2||Class 1||1m|
|3:35pm||Park Hill Fillies' Stakes||3+||Class 1||1m 6f|
|4:10pm||Cazoo Handicap||3||Class 2||7f|
|4:45pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Conditions Stakes||3+||Class 2||1m 2f|
Friday 10th September 2021
|1:15pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Maiden Stakes||2||Class 3||7f|
|1:50pm||Flying Scotsman Stakes||2||Class 1||7f 6y|
|2:25pm||Flying Childers Stakes||2||Class 1||5f|
|3:00pm||Doncaster Cup||3+||Class 1||2m 1f|
|3:35pm||Mallard Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 6f|
|4:05pm||Cazoo Handicap||3+||Class 2||6f|
|4:35pm||British EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 3f|
Saturday 11th September 2021
|1:20pm||Nursery Handicap||2||Class 2||1m|
|1:50pm||Portland Handicap||3+||Class 2||5f|
|2:25pm||Champagne Stakes||2||Class 1||7f 6y|
|3:00pm||Cazoo Park Stakes||3+||Group 2||7f 6y|
|3:35pm||Cazoo St Leger Stakes||3||Class 1 / Group 1||1m 6f|
|4:05pm||Sky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m|
|5:10pm||Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap||3+||Class 2||1m 3f|
St Leger Festival 2021 Tips
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