British Champions Long Distance Cup Trends

This race has been in its present format since 2011 (six runnings). The above video shows Sheikzayedroad winning last year (and not Forgotten Rules as it suggests on the video title).

  • 5 of the last 6 winners were aged 5yo+
  • 5 of the last 6 winners were placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th last time out
  • 5 of the last 6 winners had 5 or fewer runs that season
  • Of the 3 winners that ran in that season’s Irish St Leger all 3 finished in the first 5
  • Of the 3 winners that had run at Ascot previously in their career 3 had won there
  • 4 of the last 6 winners were rated 109+