Duke of Cambridge Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

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See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the Duke of Cambridge Stakes. This is a race that is hosted at Ascot during the Royal Ascot with the race being run over a distance of 1m, see which trends the past winners of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes have set for this year.

Duke of Cambridge 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 Duke of Cambridge Stakes Preview

First run in 2004, the Duke of Cambridge Stakes is a fairly new addition to the Royal Ascot card which is run in June of each year. The race is a Group 2 open to fillies and mares aged four years or older and is run over the straight miles at Ascot.

The race was originally known as the Windsor Forest Stakes but was changed to its current name for the 2013 renewal in honour of Prince William.

Duke of Cambridge Stakes Information:

We also have a dedicated Royal Ascot tips page that will cover this race as well as all of the other races on the day of the race, see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are predicting to win this race and the others on the cards. 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 Duke of Cambridge Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2013 when the race had an over-round of 112%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 131%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, the over-round has been 117%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £117 which is bet.

Duke of Cambridge 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 Duke of Cambridge Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 4 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +0.48. Ahead of the 2024 Duke of Cambridge Stakes why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today?

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Sir Michael Stoute trained Integral ridden by Ryan Moore who set the fastest winning time in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, the runner won the race in a time of 1:37.09 was set when winning the race in 2014. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer A Fabre and jockey Mickael Barzalona with Usherette who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 1:43.33 in the 2016 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Duke of Cambridge Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2014 - Integral (1:37.09)
  • 2005 - Peeress (1:37.42)
  • 2010 - Strawberrydaiquiri (1:38.04)

Duke of Cambridge Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Duke of Cambridge 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 Duke of Cambridge Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:41.33
Rogue Millennium (IRE)
4yo 9-2 (7 of 10) 10/1
Daniel Tudhope
Tom Clover (GB)
2022
1:39.99
Saffron Beach (IRE)
4yo 9-7 (5 of 7) 5/2F
William Buick
Jane Chapple-Hyam (GB)
2021
1:39.92
Indie Angel (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (12 of 12) 22/1
Frankie Dettori
John & Thady Gosden (GB)
2020
1:40.57
Nazeef (GB)
4yo 9-0 (5 of 10) 100/30
Jim Crowley
John Gosden (GB)
2019
1:42.63
Move Swiftly (GB)
4yo 9-0 (11 of 17) 9/1
Daniel Tudhope
William Haggas (GB)
2018
1:40.53
Aljazzi (GB)
5yo 9-0 (7 of 11) 9/2
William Buick
Marco Botti (GB)
2017
1:38.34
Qemah (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (10 of 14) 5/2F
Gregory Benoist
J-C Rouget (FR)
2016
1:43.33
Usherette (IRE)
4yo 9-3 (10 of 14) 9/4F
Mickael Barzalona
A Fabre (FR)
2015
1:42.60
Amazing Maria (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (1 of 6) 25/1
James Doyle
David O'Meara (GB)
2014
1:37.09
Integral (GB)
4yo 9-0 (9 of 14) 9/4F
Ryan Moore
Sir Michael Stoute (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 15 winners with an additional 31 placings from 170 runners
  • FR: 3 winners with an additional 4 placings from 22 runners
  • IRE: 2 winners with an additional 3 placings from 23 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • USA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • ITY: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Duke of Cambridge Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Sir Michael Stoute who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Favourable Terms (2004), Peeress (2005), Strawberrydaiquiri (2010) and Integral (2014). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes are John Gosden (3 wins) and James Fanshawe (2 wins). There are two trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, Saeed bin Suroor has sent a total of 12 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst Mick Channon has sent out 10 without a winner.

Here are some of the top Duke of Cambridge 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
Sir Michael Stoute 21-4-11 +10.25 +4.54
John Gosden 7-3-4 +13.33 +8.90
James Fanshawe 9-2-6 +4.38 +6.23
William Haggas 7-1-1 +3.00 -1.50
David O'Meara 5-1-3 +21.00 +20.43
A De Royer-Dupre 4-1-2 +1.00 +4.90
A Fabre 4-1-2 -0.75 -0.88
Marco Botti 3-1-2 +2.50 +5.20
John & Thady Gosden 2-1-1 +21.00 +12.20
Jane Chapple-Hyam 2-1-1 +1.50 +0.56

Duke of Cambridge Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes over the last 20 renewals is William Buick who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Joviality (2012), Aljazzi (2018) and Saffron Beach (2022). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes are Ryan Moore (2 wins), Daniel Tudhope (2 wins) and Wayne Lordan (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Duke of Cambridge 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
William Buick 12-3-4 +9.00 +3.24
Ryan Moore 16-2-6 -7.25 -7.13
Daniel Tudhope 6-2-4 +15.00 +15.30
Wayne Lordan 2-2-2 +14.33 +8.60
Frankie Dettori 14-1-6 +9.00 +4.23
Jamie Spencer 9-1-3 -6.62 -2.77
James Doyle 7-1-2 +19.00 +10.58
Mickael Barzalona 4-1-2 -0.75 -0.88
Christophe-Patrice Lemaire 3-1-2 +2.00 +5.90
Jim Crowley 3-1-1 +1.33 +0.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 6, 2, 1, (1, 2, 5), 2, 6, 3, 4, 7, 6, 1, 5, 1, 1, 8, 3, (3, 10), 3, (1, 5), (3, 4, 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 (74%) - No bigger than 13/1 (Career Win)
  • 20 / 20 (75%) - Achieved a TS of 60+ (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (76%) - Within the first 8 of market
  • 20 / 20 (76%) - No bigger than 25/1
  • 20 / 20 (77%) - Achieved an RPR of 105+ (Last 3)
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Achieved an RPR of 96+ (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Is not ARG/AUS/CHI/FR/GER/JPN/NZ/SAF/USA bred
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Beaten no more -6¾l (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Had 1 - 5 placings (1 Year)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Made 3 - 9 starts (1 Year)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Made 5 - 19 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Placed within last 3 starts
  • 19 / 20 (70%) - In a field of 10 - 18 (Debut)
  • 19 / 20 (74%) - Held an OR of 103+ (Career)
  • 19 / 20 (76%) - Fewer than 4 starts (Further)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes. You may want to do your own research into the race, there are times when there are a number of runners who pass the trends so you need to do your own research to find a bet, we have a Horse Racing Form Reading Made Easy & What to Look For article to help you do just this in the OLBG Betting School section.

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Duke of Cambridge Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +52.16 is when runners ran over 7f on debut. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a furthest trip placed of 1m2f, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-34.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 7 (8,5) [10 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 5 (4) [7 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 12 (7,2) [12 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 5 (6,4) [10 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 11 (3,2) [17 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes is Newmarket (Rowley), there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Newmarket (Rowley) last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Epsom, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Epsom last time out.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes:

  • Cape Cross (2 Wins)
  • Danehill Dancer (2 Wins)
  • Shamardal (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, that stallion is Exceed And Excel who has failed to produce a winner from 5 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Amazing Maria in 2015, winning for David O'Meara at odds of 25/1 under the guidance of James Doyle. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 6 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 Duke of Cambridge Stakes.

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