Albany Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

Updated: 1522 Horse Racing

If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Albany Stakes will be perfect for you! Not only do we look at the trends but we look at past winners as well as trainer and jockey records for the Albany Stakes, a race run over 6f at Ascot during the Royal Ascot.

Albany Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)
Andy Powell Content Editor

Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2024 Albany Stakes Preview

Established in 2002, the Albany Stakes is run at Royal Ascot in June of each year, the race is open to two-year-old fillies only and is run over a trip of six furlongs. The race was called the Henry Carnovan Stakes for its inaugural running and was given listed status but a year later it was given its current name and then was upgraded to its current Group 3 status in 2005.

Albany Stakes Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Royal Ascot tips on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners? You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Schedule at Royal Ascot section for links to these.

How competitive is the Albany Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2012 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 140%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Albany Stakes, the over-round has been 125%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £125 which is bet.

Albany Stakes Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 20 if you had followed the winner of the Albany Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 7 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -1.80. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Albany Stakes see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 1:10.35 was set by La Chunga in 2005, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by Jeremy Noseda and ridden by Jamie Spencer. The slowest winning time was set in 2021 when Sandrine won in a time of 1:18.00, booked to ride was David Probert on this Andrew Balding trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Albany Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2005 - La Chunga (1:10.35)
  • 2015 - Illuminate (1:13.20)
  • 2018 - Main Edition (1:13.67)

Albany Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Albany Stakes past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall where the horse came from and also the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Albany Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
Porta Fortuna (IRE)
2yo 9-2 (8 of 17) 5/1
Frankie Dettori
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
Meditate (IRE)
2yo 9-2 (4 of 16) 5/2
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
Sandrine (GB)
2yo 9-0 (2 of 15) 16/1
David Probert
Andrew Balding (GB)
Dandalla (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (14 of 13) 13/2
Ben Curtis
K R Burke (GB)
Daahyeh (GB)
2yo 9-0 (14 of 25) 4/1F
David Egan
Roger Varian (GB)
Main Edition (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (15 of 18) 7/1
James Doyle
Mark Johnston (GB)
Different League (FR)
2yo 9-0 (13 of 20) 20/1
Antoine Hamelin
Matthieu Palussiere (FR)
Brave Anna (USA)
2yo 9-0 (16 of 16) 16/1
Seamie Heffernan
A P O'Brien (IRE)
Illuminate (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (13 of 18) 4/1F
Richard Hughes
Richard Hannon (GB)
Cursory Glance (USA)
2yo 9-0 (17 of 21) 14/1
Andrea Atzeni
Roger Varian (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Albany Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 15 winners with an additional 29 placings from 289 runners
  • IRE: 4 winners with an additional 8 placings from 41 runners
  • FR: 1 winner with an additional 1 placing from 9 runners
  • USA: 0 winners with an additional 2 placings from 12 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Albany Stakes Trainer Statistics

There are multiple leading trainers in the Albany Stakes over the last 20 renewals with all of A P O'Brien, Mick Channon and Roger Varian having all won the race two times. A P O'Brien winners have been with Brave Anna (2016) and Meditate (2022). Mick Channon winners have been with Nijoom Dubai (2007) and Samitar (2011). Roger Varian winners have been with Cursory Glance (2014) and Daahyeh (2019). There are multiple trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Albany Stakes, Richard Fahey (0-15), Kevin Ryan (0-13) and Wesley A Ward (0-11) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple runners to the race.

Here are some of the top Albany Stakes trainer statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
A P O'Brien 19-2-8 +1.50 -4.30
Mick Channon 13-2-3 +55.00 +26.60
Roger Varian 7-2-3 +13.00 +4.77
Mark Johnston 11-1-1 -3.00 -6.50
Richard Hannon 10-1-1 -5.00 -7.00
J S Bolger 5-1-1 -3.27 -3.56
Charles Hills 4-1-1 +5.00 +1.00
K R Burke 4-1-1 +3.50 +0.90
Ed Dunlop 3-1-1 +14.00 +6.00
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien 3-1-1 +3.00 +0.50

Albany Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Albany Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Jamie Spencer who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from La Chunga (2005), Nijoom Dubai (2007), Samitar (2011) and Kiyoshi (2013). The only other jockey to have recorded multiple wins in the Albany Stakes is Frankie Dettori (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Albany Stakes jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Jamie Spencer 10-4-7 +78.00 +40.70
Frankie Dettori 17-2-4 -6.00 -9.50
Ryan Moore 18-1-5 -14.50 -11.22
William Buick 10-1-3 -7.25 -6.95
James Doyle 8-1-2 +0.00 -2.50
Andrea Atzeni 5-1-2 +10.00 +3.77
Seamie Heffernan 4-1-3 +13.00 +6.00
David Egan 4-1-1 +1.00 -1.00
David Probert 3-1-1 +14.00 +7.60
Antoine Hamelin 2-1-2 +19.00 +9.50

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 9, 3, 1, 2, 1, 2, 4, 12, 1, 2, (3, 9), 1, 5, 2, 14, 1, 2, 13, 2, 8

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well.

  • 20 / 20 (69%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (74%) - Not ASC/DON/HAY/LIN/NOT/WAR (Debut)
  • 20 / 20 (74%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Debut)
  • 20 / 20 (78%) - No bigger than 50/1
  • 20 / 20 (79%) - No bigger than 10/1 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Made 1 - 2 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - In a field of 6 - 13 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Off a break of 14 - 47 days
  • 20 / 20 (82%) - Within the first 14 of market
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Not in a G3/LST/Cl2/Cl6-7 (Debut)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Won within last 1 start
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Beaten no more -5l (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (70%) - No bigger than 10/1 (Career Place)
  • 19 / 20 (83%) - Finished in first 4 on debut
  • 19 / 20 (83%) - Highest Placed is not LST/Cl6-7

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Albany Stakes. If you are looking to place on a bet this race well in advance of the actual running, then there may be an ante-post market available for you to place your bet. If you are unfamiliar with this type of betting then head over to the OLBG Betting School and read our Ante-Post Horse Racing article which explains how ante-post betting works.

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Albany Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +68.25 is when runners had 1 career start with the jockey. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a highest class run of Class 1 (L), when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-51.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2023: Winner in 8 (1,16) [17 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 4 (7,1) [16 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 2 (6,12) [15 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 14 (6,5) [13 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 14 (16,3) [25 Runners]

The courses which have produced the most winners of the Albany Stakes are Naas, Newmarket (Rowley) and Goodwood, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Albany Stakes, that stallion Zoffany has produced 2 winners (2018,2015).

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Albany Stakes despite multiple attempts:

  • Kodiac (0 Wins from 16 runners)
  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 9 runners)
  • Exceed And Excel (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Starspangledbanner (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Dutch Art (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Nijoom Dubai in 2007, winning for Mick Channon at odds of 50/1 under the guidance of Jamie Spencer. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 5 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2024 Albany Stakes.

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