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Royal Ascot betting tips page with all the Ascot Racecourse facts to assist you with your tipping and Ascot betting.  For today's racing tips from all courses please head to the main page for horse racing tips.

  • Tips From The Racecourse for Royal Ascot 

    Ascot in Berkshire is one of the top Flat and National Hunt tracks in the UK. For 5 days in June, it showcases Royal Ascot, with the Queen in attendance. The best flat horses compete in 8 Group 1 races, with daily prize money in excess of 1 million pounds. Favourites can be vulnerable due to the size of the fields, especially on the flat. As a Grade 1 track, it attracts the best horses, which leads to competitive fields at most of the meetings. 

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    If you are going to Royal Ascot then be sure to download the OLBG app to get all the latest Royal Ascot tips from OLBG horse racing tipsters. Royal Ascot is a good time of year to take advantage of some very generous free bet offers

  • Ascot Racecourse Map

    Right-handed track, race distances up to one mile are run on the straight course. The St James' Palace Stakes over one mile is run on the round course.

    Ascot Racecourse Address: High St, Ascot SL5 7JX

    Ascot Racecourse Telephone Number: 0344 346 3000

    To buy tickets for a race day at Ascot, head over to their official ticket booking webpage.

    Ascot Flat Racecourse Map
    Ascot Flat Racecourse Map
    Ascot National Hunt Racecourse Map
    Ascot National Hunt Racecourse Map
  • Tips on Course Bias for Royal Ascot 

    Flat: There is no definitive track advantage on the straight or round courses used for Royal Ascot, however, because we cannot advise a low, middle or high number stall that does not mean there Is not an advantage, it just varies from meeting to meeting or day-to-day. You tend to find on the straight course a bias towards low middle or high numbers, it’s just no one truly knows until the 1st race has been run. The going will obviously have an effect.

    If you want the most profitable stall at Royal Ascot then you need to look at races over 6f and focus on stall 15 as this has produced an LSP of +60.17 over the last five years. Backing stall 2 at Royal Ascot over a trip of 1m is the most unsuccessful stall and trip combination at Royal Ascot returning an LSP of -58.25 over the last five years.

    Here we have the draw bias for Royal Ascot taken into consideration races with ten or more runners, we will break down the figures by race distance, draws can be much more important over the shorter trips in which runners do not have time to find their position during the race meaning the draw is probably more important than the races over longer distances.

    • Sprints (5f to 7½f)
    • Mile (1m to 1m1½f)
    • Middle Distance (1m2f to 1m5½f)

    The following table shows a breakdown over a group of trips and shows how each position of the draw does, this for example in a twelve runner race would be Low (Stalls 1-4), Mid (Stalls 5-8) and High (Stalls 9-12), the positions will always be lowest stall number to highest

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  • Royal Ascot Tips - The Five Big Races

    The following owners, trainers and jockeys have enjoyed the most wins in the five big Group 1 races on each day of Royal Ascot over the past twenty years:

    Day 1 – Kings Stand Stakes

    • Leading Trainer - Charlie Appleby 2 winners from 4 runners

    • Leading Jockey - Jim Crowley 2 winners and 2 places from 9 rides

    Day 2 – Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

    • Leading Trainer - Aidan O'Brien 3 winners and 7 places from 22 runners

    • Leading Jockey - Frankie Dettori 4 winners and 5 places from 18 rides

    Day 3 – Gold Cup

    • Leading Trainer - Aidan O'Brien 7 winners and 3 places from 19 runners

    • Leading Jockey - Frankie Dettori 5 winners and 1 place from 18 rides

    Day 4 – Commonwealth Cup

    • Leading Trainer - Clive Cox 1 winner and 1 place from 6 runners

    • Leading Jockey - Frankie Dettori 1 winner and 2 places from 4 rides

    Day 5 – Diamond Jubilee Stakes

    • Leading Trainer - James Fanshawe 2 winners and 3 places from 12 runners

    • Leading Jockey - Ryan Moore 2 winners and 4 places from 15 rides

  • Royal Ascot Tips Jockey Analysis

    OLBG Member Teddy T has unearthed some great jockey stats for Royal Ascot particularly focused on Ryan Moore.

    At face value, those odds look pretty appealing considering Moore’s impressive record but is there a way of increasing the profit level by honing in on the areas where Moore particularly excels?

    The basic facts for Ryan Moore’s rides over the last ten years at Royal Ascot look like this:

    Ryan Moore at Royal Ascot 2011-2020 - 293 bets for 52 wins (18% strike rate) and an LSP of -33.23

    Just backing Moore’s mounts blind in each of the last ten years would only have returned a profit twice so obviously we need to dig deeper.

    Watch out when he teams up with Aidan O'Brien with a 2yo runners, he has won on 11 of his 40 rides (28%) for an LSP of +23.87 (+42.51 BSP).

    His Group 1 rides are the source of most of the loss with an LSP of -24.54 for 71 Group 1 rides.

    One interesting factor is if you look at the longer trips, for rides over 1m4f or further he shows an LSP of +12.02 (+20.05 BSP).

    Also, consider the horse's position in the odds market too, when his rides have been in the first five of the market his LSP of +11.77 (22% strike rate) whilst those 6th or worse and he is 1-60 (-45).

    You can read more on the forum thread for Royal Ascot Jockey tips where other members have joined in with further stats, tips and trends around the jockeys past performances at Royal Ascot.

  • Jamie Spencer at Royal Ascot

    Jamie Spencer may not have the best of records at Royal Ascot, since 2008 he has ridden 200 runners and produced just 13 winners (6%) for an LSP of -59.62.

    So why mention him, I hear you say? Well, there is actually a way in which he has produced a steady profit year after year and that is backing his runners to place.

    From his 200 rides, he has placed on a total of 56 of those, that is a 28% place strike rate, now backing all his rides in 5+ runner fields eachway still would have produced a loss (-16.19).

    However, had you backed all 200 of those on the Betfair exchange to place at SP, then the LSP would have been a very impressive +98.44! That is a profit of £984.40 if you had placed £10 on each!

    This can be improved upon too, his rides over further than a mile do not produce a lot of placings, only 13 from 77 for an LSP of -32.66 so you could rule those ones out.

    So if you focused on Jamie Spencer to place over no further than one mile, then since 2008 the numbers are 123 Rides, 43 Places (35%), LSP of +131.10 (BSP) which is very good!

    As you can see on this forum thread he has made a profit every year since 2008 with the exception of 2010 meaning the last 9 seasons have all been profitable!

  • How to get the best betting tips for Royal Ascot Races

    Check the OLBG tipsters who are in good tipping form. We provide detail on each of the tipsters by their tips. So simply drill down into the Royal Ascot tips and discover the records of the tipsters. 

    OLBG every year runs a Royal Ascot tipping competition. This means the quality of the racing tips available can be even better than normal as our top tipsters are competing for even more prize money 

    These 5 members topped the table Royal Ascot Tips table last year so look out for their tips for Royal Ascot 2020:

    1. Tips prophet (£1535 to £10 stakes)
    2. Will Teasle (£1313)
    3. simoncoolhand (£807)
    4. spurs1967 (£694)
    5. meoldmate (£600)
  • Royal Ascot Top Betting Tips

    • Check the OLBG tips pages for detailed comments on individual horses.
    • Read the daily horse racing discussion on the forum. 
    • Check going and weather updates from the clerk of the course. 
    • Check stall placement and any early track bias. 
    • Look to the top trainers of the best-bred horses, note offspring of Frankel, Peintre Celebre, Scat Daddy.
    • Check trainers who have had previous race success in a specific race.  Aidan O’Brien has won the St James Palace stakes on 8 occasions in the last 20 years, plus had numerous placed horses, it seems to be a race he targets with his Irish Guineas horses.   
    • Check previous handicap weight bands of winners of specific races, if the bulk of winners of a specific race come from the most common weight band, look deeper into those runners.  
  • Royal Ascot One Milers Tips

    Over in the forum, long-standing member Zipster has set up a thread with some great stats on the One Mile races at Royal Ascot. There are some key trends identified to help you narrow down the field. 

    Non-Handicap Wishlist

    Aged either 3yo-4yo
    Priced up at 14/1 or shorter
    Within the first 6 in the market
    Had previously ran in a Group 1
    Had previously won a Group race
    Wearing no headgear
    Either in the same class has LTO or up 1 at a max

    Handicap Wishlist

    4yo-5yo in Royal Hunt Cup (Ideally 4yo)
    Ignore anything priced 40/1+
    Carrying 8-7 or more (factoring in any claim)
    Ideally carrying between 4lbs lighter to 2lbs heavier than the race average weight
    Overlook those with a best class run of Group 2
    Ignore previous Group winners
    Ran over 7f-8f last time out
    Ran in at least a Class 3 last time out

    You can read the full thread on Royal Ascot One Miler tips here. 

  • Royal Ascot 5 year Trends Tips - The Favourites 

    For 5 days in June, the highest quality of flat racing takes place at Ascot. 

    Had you backed all Royal Ascot favourites over the last 5 years:

    2020: 9 Won

    Average SP of 9 Winning Favourites 3.08

    Average SP of Favourites 3.54

    Average Winning SP 13.41

    2019: 8 Won

    Average SP of 8 Winning Favourites 3.45

    Average SP of Favourites 3.92

    Average Winning SP 10.47

    2018: 7 Won

    Average SP of 7 Winning Favourites 3.61

    Average SP of Favourites 4.06

    Average Winning SP 9.48

    2017: 7 Won

    Average SP of 7 Winning Favourites 2.75

    Average SP of Favourites 3.73

    Average Winning SP 10.73

    2016: 8 Won

    Average SP of 8 Winning Favourites 3.12

    Average SP of Favourites 3.73

    Average Winning SP 10.71

    Over the past 5 years, there have been 38 winning outright favourites and 1 joint-favourites from 156 Royal Ascot races (23.21%).

    Non-Handicaps: 31 winners from 113 (25.83%), £33.39 loss to £1 level stakes

    Handicaps: 8 winners 48 (16.67%), £12.75 loss to £1 level stakes

    2-year-old races: 9 winners from 32 (28.13%), £3.13 loss to £1 level stakes

    3-year-old's only: 12 winners from 59 (20.34%) £22.47 loss to £1 level stakes

    3-year-old's & Up: 4 winners from 26 (15.38%) £10.67 loss to £1 level stakes

    4-year-old's & Up: 14 winners from 51 (27.45%) £9.87 loss to £1 level stakes

  • Royal Ascot Trainer & Jockey Statistics

    Who are the best flat jockeys and trainers to bet on at Royal Ascot?

    Following Wesley Ward would have returned a profit here at Royal Ascot with an LSP of +6.00 and their nine winners have them at the head of the profitable trainers' list. A P O'Brien does lead the trainers' list overall with forty-three winners but shows an overall loss. If you are more of an eachway player then you may want to know which trainer is best to follow at Royal Ascot and that would be C G Cox who shows the best eachway LSP which is +75.00 thanks to their seventeen placings (seven winners). The trainer with the worst record at Royal Ascot based on LSP is Richard Hannon (Jnr) who has only a 4% strike rate with six winners from one hundred sixty-nine runners which have returned an LSP of -127.20.

    Ryan Moore is the leading jockey here at Royal Ascot with fifty-two winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their rides whilst following William Buick would have returned the most winners (twenty-four) from a profitable jockey. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Royal Ascot, then the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is Adam Kirby, that LSP is +59.83 which has been accumulated by a total of twenty-four placings which includes nine winners. A total of two winners from one hundred seventeen rides at Royal Ascot has Paul Hanagan at the wrong end of the jockeys' list with their 2% strike rate and worst LSP of -108.75.

    Royal Ascot Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

    Here are the best trainer and jockey combinations here at Royal Ascot based on the number of winners:

    • 30 Wins: A P O'Brien & Ryan Moore
    • 11 Wins: J H M Gosden & L Dettori
    • 11 Wins: J H M Gosden & William Buick
    • 10 Wins: Sir Michael Stoute & Ryan Moore
    • 7 Wins: C G Cox & Adam Kirby

    Royal Ascot Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    Wesley Ward 62-9-16 +6.00 -12.40
    C G Cox 65-7-17 +137.00 +75.00
    K A Ryan 64-6-16 +23.00 +3.66
    W P Mullins 34-6-14 +4.50 -0.50
    D O'Meara 83-4-10 +18.00 -8.12
    R M H Cowell 26-4-6 +23.00 +11.80
    A King 25-4-8 +35.50 +20.55
    Edward Lynam 12-4-6 +10.75 +2.73
    J R Fanshawe 28-3-8 +12.00 +1.69
    Charlie Fellowes 19-3-5 +70.00 +40.51

    Royal Ascot Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    William Buick 205-24-50 +9.85 -29.09
    Jim Crowley 153-12-35 +1.16 -20.63
    Adam Kirby 113-9-24 +123.00 +59.83
    J Murtagh 43-7-14 +22.25 +3.83
    Daniel Tudhope 62-6-15 +34.00 +15.26
    J A Heffernan 47-5-11 +40.50 +11.20
    Martin Dwyer 49-3-10 +9.00 +7.13
    N Callan 32-2-3 +9.00 -4.56
    Hayley Turner 28-2-3 +40.00 +18.26
    C O'Donoghue 17-2-5 +20.75 +7.25
  • How Many Group 1 Races at Royal Ascot 2020

    Royal Ascot hosts a total of 36 races over 5 days in June in 2020.

    More than enough opportunity to find an option to use your Royal Ascot offers.

    There are eight Group 1 Races, complemented by a further eight Group 2 and three Group 3 races during the week.

    Group Races at Royal Ascot

    Number of Events
    Group 1
    Group 2
    Group 3

    Group 1 Races

    Beginning with the Queen Anne Stakes and completed with the Diamond Jubilee on Saturday, there is an impressive line up of 8 top-class races during the week at Royal Ascot.

    Ranging in distance from the frenetic dash of the King's Stand Stakes sprint over 5 furlongs to one of the longest races in the flat racing calendar, The Gold Cup over a gruelling two and a half miles, we will witness the very best flat trained thoroughbred horses competing this year.

    Queen Anne Stakes
    Group 1
    King's Stand Stakes
    Group 1
    St James' Palace Stakes
    Group 1
    Prince of Wales's Stakes
    Group 1
    The Gold Cup
    Group 1
    Commonwealth Cup
    Group 1
    Coronation Stakes
    Group 1
    Diamond Jubilee Stakes
    Group 1

    Group 2 Races

    Some really exciting races are encompassed in the group 2 classification, the Coventry Stakes is always a highlight and with 7 more races ranging from 5 furlongs up to 1 mile and 6 furlongs, there is real quality on show.

    Coventry Stakes
    Group 2
    Duke of Cambridge Stakes
    Group 2
    Queen Mary Stakes
    Group 2
    Queen's Vase Group 2 1m6f
    Norfolk Stakes
    Group 2
    Ribblesdale Stakes
    Group 2
    King Edward VII Stakes
    Group 2
    Hardwicke Stakes
    Group 2

    Group 3 Races

    There is still plenty of class on show in the Hampton Court, Albany and Jersey Stakes. 

    Hampton Court Stakes
    Group 3
    Albany Stakes
    Group 3
    Jersey Stakes
    Group 3

    There are a further three class 1 events during the week, and eight class 2 races including heritage handicaps completing the 30 race line up over 5 days at Ascot.

    Whether you want to try to specialise in the group events or look for well-handicapped chances at big prices in the heritage events, there is not a better line up of class racehorses on the flat all year than we see at Royal Ascot for this glorious week in June.

    Below, we look into the week in more detail and which races are on which days, and offer you some help from our profitable Ascot tipsters to try to help you find winners and beat the bookies this week.

  • Day 1 Tips & Previous Winners

    Royal Ascot Day 1 Tips

    Let OLBG Tipsters help you find the winners on Day 1

    Royal Ascot Course Info & Tips

    Day 1 is met with heightened anticipation as the action gets underway, punters are dressed to the nines and hoping for lot's of winners to get the week off to a flying start.

    Finding winners is not as easy as we have five highly competitive group events on the card.

    The highlight of the day is the King's Stand Stakes.

    OLBG tipsters will be competing to lift the trophy as the best Royal Ascot tipster of the week picking out their fancied runners across each of the races

    Race Class 2020
    Queen Anne Stakes Group 1 Circus Maximus
    Coventry Stakes Group 2 Alpine Star
    King's Stand Stakes Group 1 Battaash
    St James's Palace Stakes Group 1 Palace Pier
    Ascot Stakes Handicap Class 2 Coeur De Lion
    Wolferton Stakes Listed Mountain Angel
    Copper Horse Handicap Class 3 Fujaira Prince
  • Day 2 Tips & Previous Winners

    Royal Ascot Day 2 Tips

    Who is the in-form tipster already this week?

    Royal Ascot Course info & Tips

    Whether you are licking day 1 wounds or have heavy pockets after a successful start, day 2 is just as competitive with another 2 group events headlined by the Prince of Wales's Stakes.

    Check the Royal Ascot Tipster Table to find the in-form tipsters and what they are picking on Day 2

    Race Class 2020
    Queen Mary Stakes Group 2 Campanelle
    Queen's Vase Group 2 Santiago
    Duke of Cambridge Stakes Group 2 Nazeef
    Prince of Wales's Stakes Group 1 Lord North
    Royal Hunt Cup Handicap Class 2 Dark Vision
    Windsor Castle Stakes Listed Tactical
    Kensington Palace Stakes Class 2
  • Day 3 Tips & Previous Winners

    Royal Ascot Day 3 Tips

    A race for stamina specialists, who will win the Gold Cup today?

    Royal Ascot Course Info & Tips

    Reaching the halfway point and the top class racing action from Ascot continues with Day three and the feature race is the marathon Gold Cup.

    The OLBG Royal Ascot Tipping Competition has a clear leader and you can find out what they have tipped to win the races today in the tipster table.

    Race Class 2020
    Norfolk Stakes Group 2 The Lir Jet
    Hampton Court Stakes Group 3 Russian Emperor
    Ribblesdale Stakes Group 2 Frankly Darling
    Gold Cup Group 1 Stradivarius
    Britannia Handicap Class 2 Khaloosy
    King George V Handicap Class 2 Hukum
    Buckingham Palace Handicap Class 2 Motakhayyel
  • Day 4 Tips & Previous Winners

    Royal Ascot Day 4 Tips

    Coronation Stakes Tips - Huge fields, big prices. Will you have the winner?

    Royal Ascot Course Info & Tips

    The Commonwealth Cup takes centre stage today, just one of five group races on the card.

    There are a couple of very competitive lower class races at the end of the day too, where big priced winners can be found. 

    Have you had winners this week? Are you looking for some Ascot tips for some big priced winners?

    Race Class 2020
    Albany Stakes Group 3 Dandalla
    King Edward VII Stakes Group 2 Pyledriver
    Commonwealth Cup Group 1 Golden Horde
    Coronation Stakes Group 1 Nando Parra
    Sandringham Handicap Class 2
    Duke of Edinburgh Handicap Class 2 Scarlet Dragon
    Palace of Holyroodhouse Handicap Class 3 Art Power
  • Day 5 Tips & Previous Winners

    Royal Ascot Day 5 Tips

    Will you follow this week's in-form tipster to glory on Saturday?

    Royal Ascot Course Info & Tips

    It is the final day of Royal Ascot. No fewer than five Group races on the card, three of those being Group 1 races with the standout being the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

    It's the final chance to check the OLBG Tipster Table and see who has been the best tipster over the first 4 days. Who are they tipping to win at Ascot today?

    Race Class 2020
    Chesham Stakes Listed Battleground
    Jersey Stakes Group 3 Molatham
    Hardwicke Stakes Group 2 Fanny Logan
    Diamond Jubilee Stakes Group 1 Hello Youmzain
    Wokingham Handicap Class 2 Hey Jonesy
    Golden Gates Handicap Class 3 Highland Chief
    Queen Alexandra Stakes Class 2 Who Dares Wins
  • Royal Ascot Tips - Top Bookmakers to Use

    Of course, we need somewhere to place all our winning bets! We have written a separate guide which provides info on the best Royal Ascot betting offers.

    It is a great time to open a new betting account as many bookmakers have great offers to entice you in for your royal ascot bets.

  • Betting Tips & Tipster Competition

    Every year OLBG host a Royal Ascot Tipster Competition which is free to enter with £500 in cash prizes to be won.

    In past years there has been high-quality tipping and huge profits made by the leading tipsters.

    Previous Ascot Top Tipsters

    Profit to £10 Stake
    2020 Tips prophet 1st £1535
    2019 InsideMan 1st £490
    2020 Will Teasle 2nd £1313
    2019 dicksoman 2nd £389
    2020 simoncoolhand 3rd £807
    2019 Stu310579 3rd £370

    Current Top Horse Racing Tipsters

    Racing tipsters are tipping every day throughout the year on OLBG and you can see which are the best on the best horse racing tipsters page.

  • Royal Ascot In Numbers

    There are many fun facts and numbers associated with Royal Ascot. Five days of racing, 300,000 race goers calls for a huge operation with lots of food and drink consumed. 

    • 56,000 bottles of champagne consumed during the week
    • 1000 limo’s and 400 helicopters will deliver racegoers to the course 
    • 1,200 tonnes of clotted cream will be consumed 
    • £7.2m in prize money will be won

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