2022 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Preview
Run at Ascot racecourse, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes was established in 1951 and is one of Britain's most prestigious open-age flat races on the calendar. The race takes place in July of each year and is open to runners aged three years old or older and is run over one mile and four furlongs, three-year-old runners get an 11lb allowance on their older runners with fillies and mares receiving a 3lb allowance and four-year-old runners from the southern hemisphere getting a 4lb allowance.
Plenty of the winners go on success in top-class races, both the 2012 (Danedream) and 2013 (Novellist) winners went on to win the Grosser Preis von Baden next time out, a top-class group 1 race in Germany, the 2015 winner (Postponed) went on to win the Prix Foy at Longchamp next time out and of course, Enable who won the race in 2017, 2019 & 2020 went on to Prix de L'arc so the future form is something to keep on eye on.
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The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2017 renewal when Enable from John Gosden who under the guidance of Frankie Dettori, won in a time of 2:36.22, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Novellist, trained by A Wohler and ridden by Johnny Murtagh set the quickest time of 2:24.60 in the 2013 renewal.
These are the top three quickest run King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals:
- 2013 - Novellist (2:24.60)
- 2018 - Poets Word (2:25.84)
- 2021 - Adayar (2:26.54)
How competitive is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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 106%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 129%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the over-round has been 116% that means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £116 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 George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes next time out then you would have back a total of 7 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -7.79. Before placing your bet on the 2022 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes see which other runners today are being back on the racing predictions page.
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Past Ten Winners
Here are the past 10 winners of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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 George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.
3yo 8-10 (4 of 5) 9/4
|William Buick |
6yo 9-4 (3 of 3) 4/9F
|Frankie Dettori |
5yo 9-4 (11 of 11) 8/15F
|Frankie Dettori |
|Poets Word |
5yo 9-7 (8 of 7) 7/4
|James Doyle |
Sir Michael Stoute
3yo 8-7 (7 of 10) 5/4F
|Frankie Dettori |
|Highland Reel |
4yo 9-7 (3 of 7) 13/8F
|Ryan Moore |
A P O'Brien
4yo 9-7 (9 of 7) 6/1
|Andrea Atzeni |
3yo 8-6 (7 of 8) 7/2
|Paul Hanagan |
4yo 9-7 (3 of 8) 13/2
|Johnny Murtagh |
4yo 9-4 (4 of 10) 9/1
|Andrasch Starke |
Where have the winning runners come from?
Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes have been based:
- GB: 12 winners with an additional 23 placings from 103 runners
- IRE: 5 winners with an additional 4 placings from 35 runners
- GER: 2 winners with an additional 0 placings from 4 runners
- FR: 1 winner with an additional 2 placings from 11 runners
- JPN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 3 runners
- USA: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 1 runner
- QA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
- SAF: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
- ITY: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
- ARG: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Trainer Statistics
The leading trainer in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals is John Gosden who has won the race 5 times. Those 5 winners came from Nathaniel (2011), Taghrooda (2014), Enable (2017), Enable (2019) & Enable (2020). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes are Sir Michael Stoute (4 wins) & A P O'Brien (3 wins).
Here are some of the top King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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):
|Sir Michael Stoute||24-4-14||-7.12||-1.79|
|A P O'Brien||29-3-6||-22.45||-18.44|
|Saeed bin Suroor||13-1-4||-10.90||-8.19|
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Jockey Statistics
The leading jockey in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Frankie Dettori who has won the race 4 times. Those 4 winners came from Doyen (2004), Enable (2017), Enable (2019) & Enable (2020). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes are Ryan Moore (2 wins) & William Buick (2 wins).
Here are some of the top King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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):
2022 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Trends
Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): ,5,7,1,1,1,1,1,1,5,2,5,4,2,2,1,1,2,1,1,3
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 (49%) - No bigger than 9/1
- 20 / 20 (63%) - Within first 5 of market
- 20 / 20 (76%) - Last win was in at least a G2
- 20 / 20 (81%) - Had won at least a Group 2
- 20 / 20 (83%) - Top 2 finish within last 2
- 20 / 20 (89%) - Had won over 10.5f+
- 19 / 20 (69%) - Max 15 career starts
- 19 / 20 (70%) - No bigger than 11/2 (Last Win)
- 19 / 20 (71%) - Never gone further than 1m5f
- 19 / 20 (88%) - No older than 5yo
- 18 / 20 (63%) - No bigger than 6/1 (LTO)
- 18 / 20 (80%) - 3+ Non-Handicap wins
Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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 George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Trend Analysis
The trend factor which has produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +1.83 is when runners were 1st in the betting market. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career place with the jockey, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-20.
Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:
- 2021: Winner in 4 (5) [5 Runners]
- 2020: Winner in 3 [3 Runners]
- 2019: Winner in 11 (9,4) [11 Runners]
- 2018: Winner in 8 (6) [7 Runners]
- 2017: Winner in 7 (8,3) [10 Runners]
The course which has produced the most winners of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes is Ascot, there has been a total number of 8 winners of this race who ran at Ascot last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Sandown and Saint-Cloud, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.
The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 15 winners from a total of 146 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 5 winners from a total of 15 runners.
Looking over the past renewals, These are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes:
- Nathaniel (3 Wins)
- Danehill (2 Wins)
- Galileo (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 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, that stallion is Halling 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 Danedream in 2012 when winning for P Schiergen at odds of 9/1 under the guidance of Andrasch Starke. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 10 winning favourites in the race. Ahead of the 2022 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today.
Other Principal races at Ascot racecourse
Here are some other notable races at Ascot racecourse for throughout the racing season which you may be interested in.
Races in January
Races in February
Races in May
Races in June
- Albany Stakes
- Ascot Gold Cup
- Ascot Stakes
- Britannia Stakes
- Chesham Stakes
- Commonwealth Cup
- Coronation Stakes
- Coventry Stakes
- Diamond Jubilee Stakes
- Duke of Cambridge Stakes
- Duke of Edinburgh Stakes
- Hampton Court Stakes
- Hardwicke Stakes
- Jersey Stakes
- King Edward VII Stakes
- King George V Stakes
- Kings Stand Stakes
- Norfolk Stakes
- Prince of Wales's Stakes
- Queen Alexandra Stakes
- Queen Anne Stakes
- Queen Mary Stakes
- Queens Vase
- Ribblesdale Stakes
- Royal Hunt Cup
- Sandringham Stakes
- St James's Palace Stakes
- Windsor Castle Stakes
- Wokingham Stakes
- Wolferton Stakes
Races in July
Races in October
- Balmoral Handicap
- British Champion Stakes
- British Champions Fillies Mares Stakes
- British Champions Long Distance Cup
- British Champions Sprint Stakes
- Queen Elizabeth II Stakes