Royal Ascot Gold Cup – Day 3 – Race Trends, Stats, Tips & Lays

Well our fabulous start to Royal Ascot continued on Day 2 for all of my Racing Profits Email Service subscribers with our first selection Tiggy Wiggy each way in the Queen Mary just missing out in 2nd oyal Ascot Gold Cup from RacingProfits.netat 13/2 and The Fugue winning the Prince of Wales’s Stakes in a course record time beatin ghte short priced favorite Treve, put up at 9/1 in the morning email. So on to Day 3 and some very interesting Group races ahead of us including the highlight of the week the Royal Ascot Gold Cup.

Here are the trends for the four big races for today, the third day of Royal Ascot:

2:30 – Norfolk Stakes – Group 2 – 5f – 2yo only

Here are the top race trends and statistics for the Norfolk Stakes from the past 12 years.

11/11 – Previous winners over 5f
11/11 – Had a RPR of 106+
11/11 – Had at least 1 previous run
10/11 – Won their previous race
10/11 – Had never raced at Ascot before
9/11 – Foaled in March or April
8/11 – Favourites placed
8/11 – Returned 6/1 or shorter in the betting
3/11 – Winning favourites
3/11 – Ran at Windsor last time out
3/11 – Returned a double-figure price
Race Notes

A sprint for 2yo’s The Norfolk is definitely a race to focus on the top 3 / 4 in the market, although only 3 out of the last 11 races were won by the favourite. The average winning SP in the last 10 years is 5/1.

3:05 – Tercentenary Stakes – Group 3 – 1m 2f – 3yo only

Here are the Tercentenary Stakes statistics for the past 12 years.

10/11 – Had at least 2 previous runs that season
10/11 – Had not raced at Ascot before
8/11 – Returned 8/1 or shorter in the betting
8/11 – Had either 2 or 3 previous runs that season
7/11 – Finished 1st or 2nd last time out
7/11 – Unplaced favourites
6/11 – Had won over 1m2f before
4/11 – Winning favourites
3/11 – Ran at Epsom last time out
Race Notes

The average winning SP in the last 10 years is 9/1

3:45 – Ribblesdale Stakes – Group 2 – 1m 4f – 3yo Fillies only

The big race of Day 2 here are the trends and statistics for the Prince Of Wales stakes:

10/11 – Placed in their previous race
10/11 – Had at least 2 previous races that season
9/11 – Had never raced at Ascot before
9/11 – Had won over 1m2f or further before
7/11 – Placed favourites
8/11 – Returned 5/1 or shorter in the betting
7/11 – Had exactly 2 previous runs that season
6/11 – Won their last race
3/11 – Winning favourites
3/11 – Won by Godolphin
Race Notes

The average winning SP in the last 10 years is 8/1

4:25 – Gold Cup – Group 1 – 2m 4f – 4yo+

Here are the Gold Cup race trends and stats:

11/12 – Had no more than 2 previous runs that season
10/12 – Had between 1-2 previous runs that season
10/12 – Had won over at least 2 miles on the flat before
8/12 – Previous Group 1 winners
8/12 – Aged 5 or older
8/12 – Favourites that were placed
8/12 – Won their last race
6/12 – Won by the favourite
5/12 – Won by Aidan O’Brien
3/12 – Ridden by Johnny Murtagh
3/12 – Ran at Sandown last time out (Henry II Stakes)

Race Notes

Godolphin won the race in 1996, 1998, 2004 & 2012.Since 1949 there have been 13 multiple winners of the race.The average winning SP in the last 10 years is 5/1

Patrick’s Lay Of The Day For Day 3

Each day Patrick Weaver, Racing Editor from the Daily Express, will put up a daily lay for you. Here is Patrick’s Lay today:


Patrick says “Lay is Barley Mow Ascot 3.05


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