2022 King Edward VII Stakes Preview, Trends & Analysis

Published: May 27, 3:37pm Last Updated: Jul 5, 12:17pm Horse Racing 0 Comments 614 Views

2022 King Edward VII Stakes Preview

Established in 1834, the King Edward VII Stakes is a Group 2 flat race run at Royal Ascot which is open to three-year-old colts and geldings. The race is run over just shy of one mile and four longs (1m3f211yds) where previous Group 1 winners receive a 3lb penalty.

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Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Sir Henry Cecil trained Father Time ridden by Eddie Ahern who has set the fastest winning time in the King Edward VII Stakes, the runner won the race in a time of 2:27.37 that was set when winning the race in 2009. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer William Haggas and jockey Tom Marquand with Alenquer who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 2:41.31 in the 2021 renewal.

These are the top three quickest run King Edward VII Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2009 - Father Time (2:27.37)
  • 2014 - Eagle Top (2:27.98)
  • 2006 - Papal Bull (2:28.02)

How competitive is the King Edward VII Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2020 when the race had an over-round of 109%. The race in 2017 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 121%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the King Edward VII Stakes, the over-round has been 115% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £115 which is bet.

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 King Edward VII Stakes next time out then you would have back a total of 2 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -11.00. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks on a daily basis.

King Edward VII Stakes Past Ten Winners

Here are the past 10 winners of the King Edward VII Stakes. 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 which 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 King Edward VII Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2021
2:41.31
Alenquer
3yo 9-0 (3 of 6) 13/8F
Tom Marquand
William Haggas
2020
2:32.21
Pyledriver
3yo 9-0 (1 of 6) 18/1
Martin Dwyer
William Muir
2019
2:29.16
Japan
3yo 9-0 (2 of 8) 6/4F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien
2018
2:29.95
Old Persian
3yo 9-0 (9 of 9) 9/2
William Buick
Charlie Appleby
2017
2:30.10
Permian
3yo 9-0 (11 of 12) 6/1
William Buick
Mark Johnston
2016
2:35.18
Across The Stars
3yo 9-0 (4 of 9) 7/1
Frankie Dettori
Sir Michael Stoute
2015
2:29.05
Balios
3yo 9-0 (4 of 7) 3/1
Jamie Spencer
David Simcock
2014
2:27.98
Eagle Top
3yo 9-0 (5 of 9) 12/1
William Buick
John Gosden
2013
2:30.09
Hillstar
3yo 8-12 (8 of 8) 15/2
Ryan Moore
Sir Michael Stoute
2012
2:35.41
Thomas Chippendale
3yo 8-12 (5 of 5) 9/2
Johnny Murtagh
Sir Henry Cecil

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the King Edward VII Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 18 winners with an additional 24 placings from 131 runners
  • IRE: 2 winners with an additional 9 placings from 28 runners
  • ITY: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

King Edward VII Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the King Edward VII Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Sir Michael Stoute who has won the race 4 times. Those 4 winners came from Balakheri (2002), Papal Bull (2006), Hillstar (2013) & Across The Stars (2016). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the King Edward VII Stakes are John Gosden (3 wins), Mark Johnston (3 wins) & A P O'Brien (2 wins).

Here are some of the top King Edward VII 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 14-4-7 +8.50 +4.06
John Gosden 19-3-9 +3.25 +5.81
Mark Johnston 10-3-5 +9.50 +6.20
A P O'Brien 24-2-11 -17.75 -9.86
William Haggas 5-1-1 -2.37 -2.98
Saeed bin Suroor 3-1-1 +7.00 +3.40
Charlie Appleby 3-1-1 +2.50 +0.70
David Simcock 3-1-1 +1.00 -0.12
Marcus Tregoning 3-1-2 +0.50 +0.50
William Muir 1-1-1 +18.00 +11.25

King Edward VII Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the King Edward VII Stakes over the last 20 renewals is William Buick who has won the race 4 times. Those 4 winners came from Nathaniel (2011), Eagle Top (2014), Permian (2017) & Old Persian (2018). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the King Edward VII Stakes are Frankie Dettori (3 wins), Ryan Moore (2 wins), Jamie Spencer (2 wins) & Martin Dwyer (2 wins).

Here are some of the top King Edward VII Stakes jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Rides, 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 9-4-5 +20.25 +12.05
Frankie Dettori 12-3-5 +10.50 +4.56
Ryan Moore 14-2-6 -3.00 -1.68
Jamie Spencer 9-2-2 -1.25 -3.40
Martin Dwyer 4-2-3 +18.50 +15.25
Joe Fanning 3-1-1 +5.00 +2.20
Tom Marquand 1-1-1 +1.63 +1.02
James Doyle 6-0-1 -6.00 -4.50
Silvestre De Sousa 5-0-1 -5.00 -3.50
Tom Queally 4-0-1 -4.00 -3.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,1,1,1,4,1,2,2,6,4,1,4,2,2,PU,2,3,5,1,4,1

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 (73%) - First six of the market
  • 19 / 20 (79%) - Not 3 career starts
  • 19 / 20 (81%) - Beaten no more than 9l LTO
  • 19 / 20 (84%) - Placed over 9f+
  • 19 / 20 (91%) - Carried 126lb+ on debut
  • 18 / 20 (57%) - No bigger than 9/1
  • 18 / 20 (78%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Debut)
  • 16 / 20 (77%) - Never off bigger than 20/1

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the King Edward VII Stakes. If you are a newcomer to horse racing betting, then the number of types of bets can be scary! Don't let that put you off though, head over to this Types Of Horse Racing Bet article and have a read, you will then have a better knowledge of betting on racing in the future and there is plenty of other articles in the OLBG Betting School too.

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King Edward VII Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +22.25 is when runners were GB bred. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners were 7th in the betting market, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-17.

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

  • 2021: Winner in 3 (8) [6 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (2) [6 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 2 (5,4) [8 Runners]
  • 2018: Winner in 9 (7,3) [9 Runners]
  • 2017: Winner in 11 (5,7) [12 Runners]

The courses which have produced the most winners of the King Edward VII Stakes are Newmarket (Rowley) and Epsom, there has been a total number of 4 winners from each of those courses.

Looking over the past renewals, These are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the King Edward VII Stakes:

  • Dansili (2 Wins)
  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the King Edward VII Stakes, that stallion is Sadlers Wells who has failed to produce a winner from 6 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest priced winner was Pyledriver in 2020 when winning for William Muir at odds of 18/1 under the guidance of Martin Dwyer. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 7 winning favourites in the race. Remember to bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters.

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