Portland Handicap Tips 2021
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When is The Portland Handicap 2021?
The Portland Handicap is the second race on the final day of the St Leger Festival.
In 2021 this is on Saturday 11th September and gets underway at 1:50pm
The Portland Handicap is a fast paced 5 furlongs and 143 yards which is open to horses aged three years and over.
Portland Handicap Results
Distance: 5½f (1243 yards) Prize (winner): £38655 Dir: Straight
Runners: 16 Going: Good To Soft Class: Class 2 Age Restrictions: 3yo+
Winners Time: 1 mins 8.56s Avg OR: 95 Median OR: 95.5 Stalls: Centre
|No||Place||Dist Bt||Stall||Horse||Age||Weight||OR||Trainer||Jockey (Claim)||Odds|
|1||1st||5||Hurricane Ivor (IRE)||4||9-10||102||Haggas, W J||Marquand, Tom||11/2 (Fav)|
|distracted by horse and taken out of stalls then reloaded, held up towards rear, good headway far side of group chasing leaders 2f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong to lead towards finish BF IP MIN 1.01 BF IP MAX 20|
|18||2nd||0.5||8||Boundless Power (IRE)||4||8-10||88||Appleby, M||Ryan, Rossa||7/1|
|in touch in mid-division, headway chasing leaders going well approaching final 2f, ridden to lead just over 1f out, ran on but headed close home BF IP MIN 1.48 BF IP MAX 950|
|10||3rd||0.75||15||Count Dorsay (IRE)||5||9-4||96||Easterby, T D||McDonald, P J||25/1|
|held up in mid-division, headway chasing leaders and squeezed through inside final furlong, kept on in 3rd towards finish, not pace of leading duo BF IP MIN 16 BF IP MAX 400|
|16||4th||0.5||17||Treacherous||7||8-11||89||De Giles, Ed||Mitchell, Jack||14/1|
|rearing in stalls, chased leaders, pushed along halfway, weaved through and ran on inside final furlong, not quite pace to challenge BF IP MIN 12 BF IP MAX 950|
|8||5th||HD||13||Whenthedealinsdone||3||9-5||99||Teal, R A||Buick, William||7/1|
|chased leaders, ridden disputing lead 1f out, soon every chance, no extra towards finish BF IP MIN 2.66 BF IP MAX 1000|
|4||6th||NK||18||Mr Wagyu (IRE)||6||9-7||99||Quinn, J J||Hart, Jason||12/1|
|slight lead until halfway, remained well there, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened towards finish BF IP MIN 9.2 BF IP MAX 1000|
|14||7th||HD||20||Beyond Equal||6||8-12||90||Kittow, W S||Hornby, Rob||22/1|
|slowly into stride, held up towards rear near side of group, headway chasing leaders halfway, weakened final 100 yards BF IP MIN 4.3 BF IP MAX 960|
|12||8th||NK||12||Intrinsic Bond||4||9-3||95||Waggott, Miss Tracy||Quinn, Jimmy||20/1|
|chased leaders, pushed along and every chance 2f out, weakened inside final furlong BF IP MIN 5.4 BF IP MAX 960|
|6||9th||NK||6||Premier Power||4||9-6||98||Varian, Roger||Murphy, Oisin||11/1|
|held up towards rear, headway far side of group 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ridden and weakened inside final furlong BF IP MIN 4 BF IP MAX 1000|
|3||10th||1.5||16||Venturous (IRE)||8||9-7||99||Barron, T D||Beasley, Connor||18/1|
|slowly into stride, held up towards rear, never involved BF IP MIN 16 BF IP MAX 120|
|2||11th||0.75||9||Stone Of Destiny||6||9-8||100||Balding, A M||Sousa, Silvestre De||10/1|
|rearing in stalls, towards rear near side of group, never on terms BF IP MIN 10 BF IP MAX 950|
|7||12th||HD||22||Copper Knight (IRE)||7||9-6||98||Easterby, T D||Allan, David||11/1|
|prominent near side of group, led halfway, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong BF IP MIN 9 BF IP MAX 1000|
|22||13th||0.5||10||Embour (IRE)||6||8-9||87||Carr, Mrs R A||Dawson, R||25/1|
|raced towards far side of group, chased leaders, pushed along halfway, still pressing leaders 2f out, weakened inside final 2f BF IP MIN 21 BF IP MAX 960|
|13||14th||NSE||11||Mondammej||4||9-1||93||Brittain, Antony||Hardie, Cameron||13/2|
|held up and always towards rear, never involved BF IP MIN 7 BF IP MAX 1000|
|15||15th||NK||19||Kind Review||5||8-12||90||Waggott, Miss Tracy||Doyle, Hollie||33/1|
|chased leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden 2f out, soon weakened BF IP MIN 38 BF IP MAX 1000|
|19||16th||4.5||2||Digital (IRE)||3||8-10||90||Ryan, K A||Eaves, Tom||14/1|
|raced far side of group, chased leaders, ridden 2f out, soon hung left and weakened BF IP MIN 17.5 BF IP MAX 1000|
Take a look back at the 2014 Portland Handicap
Portland Handicap Tips 2020
As expected it is a wide open Portland Handicap, however, after scrutinising the treds and statistics these four merit a closer look.
ARCIBO, STONE OF DESTINY, MOUNTAIN PEAK and JAWAAL.
The final selection for this race will be sent to VIP Club Members on the morning of the race.
Portland Handicap Stats and Trends
Keith uses a lot of factors to decide on his selections, including the stats and trends over the previous years.
Portland Handicap 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019
- Age – 10 of the last 12 winners were aged between 4 and 5.
- Sex – 11 geldings and one filly have won in the last 12 years.
- Country – 6 of the last 12 winners were bred in Ireland, 3 in the USA and 2 in Great Britain.
- Colour – 10 of the last 12 winners were bay (b).
- Starting Price (SP) – 9 of the last 12 winners returned an SP of between 11/1 and 25/1.
- Starting Price Rank – Only 3 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite.
- Headgear – 9 of the last 12 winners had no headgear.
- Draw – 10 of the last 12 winners were drawn in stall 12 or higher.
- Days Since Last Run – All of the last12 winners had run between 3 and 46 days ago.
- Last Run Form – 2 of the last 12 runners had won on their previous start and 8 of had finished in the first five last time.
- Weight Carried – All of the last 12 winners carried between 8st 9lb and 9st 4lb.
- Official Rating – All of the last twelve winners had an official rating of between 94 and 109.
Portland Handicap Previous Winners
|11.09.2021||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Soft||16||Hurricane Ivor (IRE)||Ivawood (IRE)||4||Marquand, Tom||Haggas, W J||11/2||9-10||102||5||24d|
|14.09.2019||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||22||Oxted||Mayson||3||Fallon, Cieren (3)||Teal, R A||14/1||9-4||105||14||28d|
|15.09.2018||Doncaster||5½f||Good||21||A Momentofmadness||Elnadim (USA)||5||Buick, William||Hills, Charles||25/1||9-4||99||18||46d|
|16.09.2017||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Soft||22||Spring Loaded (IRE)||Zebedee||5||Haynes, Joey||DArcy, P W||12/1||8-9||92||22||14d|
|10.09.2016||Doncaster||5½f||Good||20||Captain Colby (USA)||Bernstein (USA)||4||Buick, William||Walker, Ed||6/1||9-0||95||12||24d|
|12.09.2015||Doncaster||5½f||Good||20||Steps (IRE)||Verglas (IRE)||7||Steward, Louis (3)||Varian, Roger||12/1||9-7||108||10||3d|
|13.09.2014||Doncaster||5½f||Good||20||Muthmir (IRE)||Invincible Spirit (IRE)||4||Hanagan, Paul||Haggas, W J||3/1||9-7||100||15||42d|
|14.09.2013||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Soft||21||Angels Will Fall (IRE)||Acclamation||4||Winston, Robert||Hills, Charles||16/1||9-2||96||12||24d|
|15.09.2012||Doncaster||5½f||Good||20||Doc Hay (USA)||Elusive Quality (USA)||5||Tudhope, Daniel||OMeara, D||20/1||8-11||97||21||7d|
|10.09.2011||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||21||Nocturnal Affair (SAF)||Victory Moon (SAF)||5||Callan, N||Marnane, David||14/1||9-5||101||15||19d|
|11.09.2010||Doncaster||5½f||Good||22||Poets Place (USA)||Mutakddim (USA)||5||Makin, Phillip||Barron, T D||4/1||9-4||96||7||35d|
|12.09.2009||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||22||Santo Padre (IRE)||Elnadim (USA)||5||ODonoghue, C||Marnane, David||14/1||9-1||95||16||15d|
|13.09.2008||Doncaster||5½f||Soft||21||Hogmaneigh (IRE)||Namid||5||Golam, Saleem||Williams, S C||11/1||9-6||100||18||28d|
|15.09.2007||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||21||Fullandby (IRE)||Monashee Mountain (USA)||5||McDonald, P J (3)||Etherington, T J||20/1||8-13||97||21||28d|
|9.09.2006||York||5½f||Good||19||Fantasy Believer||Sure Blade (USA)||8||Quinn, Jimmy||Quinn, J J||20/1||8-13||93||5||14d|
|7.09.2005||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||21||Out After Dark||Cadeaux Genereux||4||Kirby, Adam (5)||Cox, C G||14/1||8-12||100||5||18d|
|8.09.2004||Doncaster||5½f||Good||22||Halmahera (IRE)||Petardia||9||Callan, N||Ryan, K A||11/1||9-10||98||13||25d|
|10.09.2003||Doncaster||5½f||Good||22||Halmahera (IRE)||Petardia||8||Dettori, L||Ryan, K A||11/1||9-4||93||15||25d|
|11.09.2002||Doncaster||5½f||Good||22||Halmahera (IRE)||Petardia||7||Holland, Darryll||Ryan, K A||6/1||8-13||91||20||18d|
|12.09.2001||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||22||Smokin Beau||Cigar||4||Henry, Matthew||Cullinan, J||14/1||9-4||98||9||11d|
|6.09.2000||Doncaster||5½f||Good||22||Compton Banker (IRE)||Distinctly North (USA)||3||Dettori, L||Butler, G A||7/2||8-8||89||8||14d|
|8.09.1999||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||21||Astonished||Weldnaas (USA)||3||Fallon, K||Hammond, J E||11/2||9-6||99||16||326d|
|9.09.1998||Doncaster||5½f||Good||21||Cadeaux Cher||Cadeaux Genereux||4||Cochrane, R||Hills, B W||20/1||8-7||89||10||7d|
|10.09.1997||Doncaster||5½f||Good To Firm||22||Dashing Blue||Dashing Blade||4||Darley, K||Balding, I A||10/1||9-12||105||6||13d|
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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