Golden Gates Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

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If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Golden Gates 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 Golden Gates Stakes, a race run over 1m2f at Ascot during the Royal Ascot.

Golden Gates 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 Golden Gates Stakes Preview

Added to the final day of Royal Ascot in 2020 is the Golden Gates Stakes, it was one of three new handicaps added in the expansion. The race is contested over one mile, one and a half furlongs and is restricted to runners who are aged three.

Golden Gates Stakes Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Royal Ascot then head over to the Royal Ascot tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. 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 Golden Gates Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 4 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2022 when the race had an over-round of 103%. The race in 2023 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 129%, whilst on average over the last 4 renewals of the Golden Gates Stakes, the over-round has been 116%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £116 which is bet.

Golden Gates Stakes Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 4 if you had followed the winner of the Golden Gates Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 0 winners. Backing all 3 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -3.00. Before placing your bet on the 2024 Golden Gates Stakes see which other runners today are being backed on the racing predictions page.

The runner that holds the record over the past 4 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2020 renewal when Highland Chief from Paul & Oliver Cole under the guidance of Rossa Ryan, won in a time of 2:11.20, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Burdett Road, trained by Michael Bell and ridden by Neil Callan set the quickest time of 2:05.64 in the 2023 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Golden Gates Stakes over the last 4 renewals:

  • 2023 - Burdett Road (2:05.64)
  • 2022 - Missed The Cut (2:06.00)
  • 2021 - Foxes Tales (2:10.40)

Golden Gates Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Golden Gates Stakes past winners for the last 4 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 Golden Gates Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:05.64
Burdett Road (GB)
3yo 8-13 (9 of 15) 20/1
Neil Callan
Michael Bell (GB)
2022
2:06.00
Missed The Cut (USA)
3yo 9-3 (13 of 13) 5/2F
James McDonald
George Boughey (GB)
2021
2:10.40
Foxes Tales (IRE)
3yo 8-11 (13 of 14) 13/2
Oisin Murphy
Andrew Balding (GB)
2020
2:11.20
Highland Chief (IRE)
3yo 9-7 (16 of 14) 20/1
Rossa Ryan
Paul & Oliver Cole (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 4 winners with an additional 6 placings from 49 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 2 placings from 6 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Golden Gates Stakes Trainer Statistics

Here are some of the top Golden Gates Stakes trainer statistics over the last 4 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
Andrew Balding 3-1-1 +4.50 +2.06
George Boughey 2-1-1 +1.50 +0.56
Paul & Oliver Cole 1-1-1 +20.00 +12.50
Michael Bell 1-1-1 +20.00 +12.50
Charlie Appleby 5-0-2 -5.00 -3.00
A P O'Brien 4-0-1 -4.00 -2.00
Richard Fahey 4-0-0 -4.00 -4.00
John & Thady Gosden 3-0-0 -3.00 -3.00
Hugo Palmer 2-0-1 -2.00 +1.25
Charlie Johnston 2-0-1 -2.00 -0.94

Golden Gates Stakes Jockey Statistics

Here are some of the top Golden Gates Stakes jockey statistics over the last 4 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
Oisin Murphy 3-1-3 +4.50 +4.75
Rossa Ryan 1-1-1 +20.00 +12.50
Neil Callan 1-1-1 +20.00 +12.50
James McDonald 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.56
Jim Crowley 4-0-1 -4.00 +1.50
Ryan Moore 4-0-1 -4.00 -2.00
Frankie Dettori 4-0-0 -4.00 -4.00
William Buick 3-0-2 -3.00 -1.00
David Egan 3-0-0 -3.00 -3.00
Hollie Doyle 3-0-0 -3.00 -3.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 3, 4, 1, (2, 3, PU)

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.

  • 4 / 4 (36%) - Carried 131 - 132lbs (Last Win)
  • 4 / 4 (38%) - Highest Run is not G1/G3/Cl2-3/Cl5
  • 4 / 4 (39%) - Highest Placed is not Cl2-3
  • 4 / 4 (52%) - In a field of 6 - 9 (Last Win)
  • 4 / 4 (52%) - Achieved an RPR of 94+ (Career)
  • 4 / 4 (57%) - In a field of 9 - 13 (Debut)
  • 4 / 4 (57%) - Not on HY/GS/STD-SLW/STD (Last Win)
  • 4 / 4 (57%) - Achieved a TS of 64+ (Last Win)
  • 4 / 4 (61%) - Carried 126 - 132lbs (LTO)
  • 4 / 4 (61%) - No bigger than 20/1
  • 4 / 4 (64%) - Achieved a TS of 60+ (LTO)
  • 4 / 4 (66%) - Achieved a TS of 72+ (Last 3)
  • 4 / 4 (68%) - No bigger than 6/1 (LTO)
  • 4 / 4 (68%) - Within the first 9 of market
  • 4 / 4 (70%) - Had 2 - 4 placings (Career)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Golden Gates Stakes. Maybe you are looking to back something in this race on the tote, but you are not sure of the process or how the tote works, No problem! We have an article which is dedicated to The Tote for you to read which explains everything you need to know! Be sure to check out the other articles too in the OLBG Betting School.

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Golden Gates Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 2+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +42.50 is when runners ran at Newbury when last winning. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a highest class placed of Class 2, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-22.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 9 (17,16) [15 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 13 (19,15) [13 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 13 (5,14) [14 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 16 (7,9) [14 Runners]

The courses which have produced the most winners of the Golden Gates Stakes are Newbury, Chester, Salisbury and Newmarket (Rowley), there has been a total number of 1 winner from each of those courses.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 4 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Burdett Road in 2023, winning for Michael Bell at odds of 20/1 under the guidance of Neil Callan. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 4 renewals there has been a total of 1 winning favourite in the race. Ahead of the 2024 Golden Gates Stakes why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today?

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