2023 Great St Wilfrid Handicap preview, trends and free tips

The Great St Wilfrid Stakes is the big race of the day at Ripon Racecourse on Saturday and it promises to be a cracker. The race is open to runners aged three or older and is run over a distance of 6f. Below, we will highlight the trends associated with the race which will hopefully narrow the field down for you, along with free horse racing tips.


Below are the 2023 trends for the Great St Wilfrid Handicap at Ripon….

18/21 – Previously won over 6f
16/21 – Aged between four-six
15/21 – Didn’t win last time out
14/21 – Carried 8-12 or more
14/21 – Returned a double-figure price in the betting
13/21 – Finished unplaced last time out
12/21  – Had run at Ripon previously (four won)
12/21 – Unplaced favourites
12/21 – Had 5 or more previous runs already that season
8/21 – Ran at either Goodwood (5) or Newmarket (3) last time out
6/21 – Aged 4 years-old
6/21 – Winning favourites (5 in the last 10)
3/21 – Trained by David O’Meara (3 of last 12)
3/21 – Ridden by Daniel Tudhope
3/21 – Ridden by Connor Beasley
2/21 – Trained by Richard Fahey (2 of last 10)
1/21 – Aged 3 years-old
0/17 – Stall 1 isn’t the place to be
8/17 – of the last 17 winners came from stalls 8-13 (inc)

Preview & Free Tips

After taking everything into account, there are three horses who come out on top according to the trends. They are Cairn Gorm, Monsieur Kodi and Raatea. As both Cairn Form and Monsieur Kodi were both winners last time out, we give a stronger preference to Raatea, who is our main trends tip for the race. Julie Camacho’s runner has a nice draw in stall 20, and has to bounce back from a below par effort at Newcastle when sent off favourite there last time out. He is a big player.

If you back any of our selections you can watch them live on the free Racing Post app or racingpost.com. Simply log in to one of your bookmaker accounts and click ‘Watch live’ on the racecards.

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