Saturday's racing comes from Chester, Doncaster, Newcastle, Newmarket, Windsor, Hexham & Worcester and Mal Boyle's got those all-important facts, figures and vital statistics to help you through the day's racecards in the daily up date of Well, I Declare!
General stats: Willie Haggas boasts a 33% record (9/27) at Chester in recent seasons, statistics which have produced a level stake profit of over six points.
General stats: Three of the six favourites won on last year’s six race card. Importantly perhaps, favourite backers got off to a good start via a 9/4 winner, whilst the last two races went to market leaders at 9/4 & 1/3.
One mile Class 2 handicap scheduled for 2.05: Mark Johnston has saddled two of the last three winners and the trainer was responsible for three of the twenty penultimate stage entries earlier in the week. Two of the four favourites have finished in the frame (one winner).
2YO maiden fillies event over six furlongs scheduled for 2.40: All five favourites (via four renewals) have secured toteplacepot positions, statistics which include two winning favourites.
Class 5 five furlong event scheduled for 3.15: Eight of the nine winners during the last decade scored at odds of 6/1 or less, whilst two of the last three favourites have prevailed.
Class 2 handicap over seven furlongs scheduled for 3.45: Only one of the four favourites to date has finished in the money (no winners).
Class 2 Conditions event over ten furlongs scheduled for 4.20: Luca Cumani has saddled both (3/1 & 11/4) winners thus far. We still await the first successful favourite, one market leader having finished in the frame to date.
One and a half mile Class 4 handicap scheduled for 4.55: Successful favourites via eight renewals during the last decade have been conspicuous by their absence. The eight winners were returned at odds ranging between 5/1 and 40/1. Five of the last six winners have carried a minimum burden of 8-13.
General stats: Four of the six contests were secured by favourites on last year’s card. The last three successful favourites sent bookmakers home in a bad mood, market leaders having secured those races at 11/4-9/4-7/4. Favourite backers had got the evening off to a good start twelve months ago with the first 11/4 ‘jolly’ obliging.
Six furlong Class 5 juvenile event scheduled for 6.45: Although two favourites have won via five renewals to date, it’s worth noting that the other market leaders priced at 1/2-4/5-9/4 all finished out of the frame.
Class 5 seven furlong handicap scheduled for 7.15: Four-year-olds had won the first four renewals before vintage representative finished second/third/fourth behind a six-year-old winner twelve months ago. Two of the six favourites have secured toteplacepot positions (one winner). The last four winners have carried a maximum burden of nine stones.
Two mile handicap scheduled for 7.45: Three of the five winners have scored at 22/1-16/1-10/1 whilst we still await the first successful market leader. Four of the six favourites have secured toteplacepot positions.
Ten furlong Class 5 handicap scheduled for 8.15: Favourites come to the gig on a hat trick, the first three market leaders in the contest having finished out of the frame.
Maiden event over ten furlongs (Class 5) scheduled for 8.45: Three of the last four favourites have prevailed, the other winner during the period having scored at 9/4. The inaugural winner back in 2007 won at 100/1.
Class 5 five furlong handicap due to be contested at 9.15. Four of the five winners were recorded as successful favourites whilst the other renewal was won by a 3/1 chance. The last four winners carried weights of 9-1 or more.
General stats: Two of the seven races were secured by market leaders last year with Mahmood Al Zarooni saddling the first two winners at 8/1 and 11/1 (107/1 double).
General stats: Jeremy Noseda (18/72) and Rae Guest (4/16) boast 25% strike rates at Windsor in recent years.
General stats: Four clear favourites and one 11/4 joint favourite scored on a six race card twelve months ago.
General stats: Jonjo O’Neill (29/1) and Charlie Longsdon (22/1) both saddled doubles at the meeting. The only successful (10/11) market leader was recorded in the closing bumper event when ’favourite backers’ might have been in too much trouble to be ‘bailed out’.