Scarbrough Stakes Tips 2020

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When is The Scarbrough Stakes 2020?

The Scarbrough Stakes takes place on the first day of the St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse.

A Listed Race for 2 year olds is run over a distance of just 5f, so will be an exciting sprint to the finish line.

The Scarbrough Stakes will get underway at 2.25pm on Wednesday 9th September 2020.

Glorious Goodwood - 2019

Scarbrough Stakes Results

Past 20 years record holders:
Top Jockey: Ryan Moore (4)
Top Trainer: RMH Cowell (3)
Top Horse: Galeota (2 – 2008,2007 under Moore for Hannon)
Fastest time: 0:57:28 in 2004 – Celtic Mill under Frankie Dettori.
Prize purse was £40,000 in 2019 with the winner taking £22,684.
Last year's winner was the Charles Hills' trained horse Equilateral ridden by Ryan Moore.

Scarbrough Stakes Tips 2020

Taking a look at the field and comparing with the 12 year stats we can start to cross out a few names,

  • Dakota Gold – only 3 days since last run.
  • Urban Beat – drawn in the bogey seat of stall 1.
  • Acklam Expree – Too young at just 2 years old.
  • Makana – Drawn too high in 9.
  • Tarboosh – Too old at 7.
  • Wise Words – Too long off the track.
  • Country Carnival – Only rated 93.

This leaves us with just two MOSS GILL and ROCKET ACTION. 

The final selection will be sent out to VIP members on the morning of the race.

Scarbrough Stakes Stats and Trends

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

Scarbrough Stakes 12 year Trends and Statistics 2008 – 2019

  • Age – All of the last 12 winners have been aged between 3 and 6. 4 year olds have been most successful with 5 winners in this period..
  • Sex – 5 colts, 5 geldings and 2 fillies have won in the last 12 years. Mini Angle: The winning colts came from just 14 runners and produced a healthy 46% ROI.
  • Country – 8 of the last 12 winners were bred in Great Britain, 3 in Ireland and 1 in the USA.
  • Colour – 9 of the last 12 winners were bay (b), 2 were chestnut (ch) and 1 was grey (gr).
  • Starting Price (SP) – 9 of the last 12 winners returned a SP of between 2/1 and 9/2.
  • Starting Price Rank – 4 of the last 12 winners started as the SP favourite. 11 of them came from the first 4 in the betting.
  • Headgear – 9 of the last 12 winners wore no headgear.
  • Draw – All of the last 12 winners were drawn between stalls 2 and 8.
  • Days Since Last Run – 10 of the last 12 winners had run between 11 and 52 days ago.
  • Last Run Form – Just 2 of the last 12 winners had won on their previous start and only 4 had finished in the first 3 last time.
  • Official Rating – 11 of the last 12 winners had an official rating of between 101 and 108.

Scarbrough Stakes Previous Winners

DateTrackDistanceGoingRunnersWinnerStallionAgeJockey (Clm)TrainerOddsWeightORStallDays
Doncaster5fGood To Firm749/49-11108552d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft742/19-11104311d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft934/19-7102424d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft1144/19-11108640d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm949/29-9107711d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm955/19-9107516d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm8413/89-9112821d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm9615/29-12104612d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm138100/309-121051317d
Doncaster5fGood To Soft1355/19-71101224d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm854/19-7112317d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm737/19-1107121d
Doncaster5fGood To Firm1045/29-20419d


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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