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13.40 Jorvik Handicap 2021

The Jorvik Handicap is run over 1 mile 3 furlongs and 188 yards, and it is one of York’s Race to the Ebor races that are staged throughout the season.

Jorvik Handicap Trends 2021

The last ten editions of the Jorvik Handicap have been contested by fields of between seven and 19 runners. Nine runners have been drawn in between stalls five and 12, with the other berthed in stall three.

The last seven winners were all aged four, with the three before that all aged five. Eight winners have been rated between 86 and 97, with the other two rated 82 and 104. Six winners have carried between 8-9 and 9-1, but winners have also carried 8-3, 9-9 (two), and 9-12.

Of the seven runners that had a prep run, five had won their previous race. None of the three runners making their seasonal debut had won on their final start the previous season.

Winners have been as short at 13/8 and as big as 14/1. Sir Michael Stoute has won two of the last seven editions and both were ridden by Ryan Moore.

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Taqareer (Each-Way)

14.40 Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes 2021

The Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes is a Group 2 race over six-furlongs.

Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes Trends 2021

Double-figure fields have lined up for nine of the last ten editions of the Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes. The last four winners have been 4-year-olds, but the six before that were aged five, six, and seven. Only three winners were making their seasonal debuts, while three of the seven that had enjoyed a prep run had won it.

Only three horses priced up at 7/2 have won, but they have been in the last four years. Six winners have also been priced up at between 10 /1 and 25/1. No trainer has won more than one of the last ten runnings, while Jim Crowley is the only jockey to have won two editions in the last decade.

Who Will Win The Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes 2021?

With no mares or fillies winning the Duke of York Clipper Logistics Stakes in the last ten years, Final Song, Lady In France, and Queen Jo Jo may face a tough task.

Brando, Emaraaty Anna, Nahaarr, Summerghand, and Oxted are all older than four. Oxted can’t be ruled out as the highest-rated horse in the race but last year’s July Cup winner didn’t look at his best on his seasonal debut and he has a tough draw in stall ten. Ventura Rebel is also drawn wider than ideal.

Molatham has looked best at 7-furlongs so far and connections tried him over a mile last time. Starman looked a sprinter of some potential on his first three starts last year but any further softening of the ground would be a worry.

Ground with a bit of cut in it looks ideal for Art Power. His form tailed off on his last three runs of last season, but he has the size and scope to suggest he will peak as a sprinter at the age of four.

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Art Power

15.10 – Musidora Stakes 2021

The Musidora Stakes is a Group 3 race for fillies. It is run over 1 mile 2 furlongs and 56 yards, and it is one of the most important trials for the Epsom Oaks.

Musidora Stakes Trends

Horses drawn five or lower have won seven of the last ten editions of the Musidora Stakes, but the other three were drawn in the widest two stalls.

Two horses had won their one previous race, while five had raced twice before. The other three had races three, four, and six times. Eight of the last ten winners had enjoyed a prep run.

Six winners were returned at 7/2 or lower, with the other returned at 5/1, 7/1, 8/1, and 14/1. John Gosden has won five of the last eight editions, with Frankie Dettori riding the last three of those.

Who Will Win The Musidora Stakes 2021?

Quiet Assassin, Snowfall, and Mystery Angel try to make experience count, having had at least five runs each. The latter won on her seasonal debut and boasts the second-highest rating, but it will be disappointing if at least one of her rivals doesn’t improve past here.

Senita represents Gosden and Dettori, but she must put a disappointing seasonal debut behind here. Glenartney has plenty to find on ratings and makes her seasonal debut. Auria steps up in trip and breeders will be watching to see if this daughter of a champion sprinter stays this far.

Teona looked special on her second start on the all-weather but needs to translate that form to turf, so the vote goes to Noon Star. This impeccably bred daughter of Galileo and Midday is bred to be a star at middle distances, and she could have lots more improvement to come.

Musidora Stakes Tip 2021

Noon Star


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