Prince of Wales's Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

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Contested over a distance of 1m2f is the Prince of Wales's Stakes which is scheduled to take place at Ascot during the Royal Ascot. Below we have detailed past winners along with both trainer and jockey records in the race and see which trends have been set based on past winners of the Prince of Wales's Stakes.

Prince of Wales's 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 Prince of Wales's Stakes Preview

The Prince Of Wales's Stakes has changed over the years, originally open to three-year-olds only and run over one mile and five furlongs. When returning after the war in 1968 the distance was changed to one mile and two furlongs and since 2000 the race is now been open to four-year-olds or older.

Prince of Wales's Stakes Information:

Our dedicated Royal Ascot tips page will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the Prince of Wales's Stakes but will also have predictions for each meeting at Royal Ascot throughout the season so be sure to head over there. 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 Prince of Wales's Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2022 when the race had an over-round of 108%. The race in 2012 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 122%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the over-round has been 115%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £115 which is bet.

Prince of Wales's 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 Prince of Wales's Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 5 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -5.40. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 Prince of Wales's Stakes.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 2:01.90 was set by The Fugue in 2014, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by John Gosden and ridden by William Buick. The slowest winning time was set in 2016 when My Dream Boat won in a time of 2:11.38, booked to ride was Adam Kirby on this Clive Cox trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Prince of Wales's Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2014 - The Fugue (2:01.90)
  • 2013 - Al Kazeem (2:03.06)
  • 2018 - Poets Word (2:03.51)

Prince of Wales's Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Prince of Wales's 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 Prince of Wales's Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
2:05.95
Mostahdaf (IRE)
5yo 9-2 (6 of 6) 10/1
Jim Crowley
John & Thady Gosden (GB)
2022
2:07.79
State Of Rest (IRE)
4yo 9-2 (1 of 5) 5/1
Shane Crosse
Joseph Patrick O'Brien (IRE)
2021
2:06.86
Love (IRE)
4yo 8-11 (6 of 6) 11/10F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
2020
2:05.63
Lord North (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (7 of 7) 5/1
James Doyle
John Gosden (GB)
2019
2:10.25
Crystal Ocean (GB)
5yo 9-0 (6 of 8) 3/1
Frankie Dettori
Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
2018
2:03.51
Poets Word (IRE)
5yo 9-0 (1 of 7) 11/2
James Doyle
Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
2017
2:05.04
Highland Reel (IRE)
5yo 9-0 (6 of 8) 9/4
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
2016
2:11.38
My Dream Boat (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (3 of 6) 16/1
Adam Kirby
Clive Cox (GB)
2015
2:05.07
Free Eagle (IRE)
4yo 9-0 (4 of 9) 5/2F
Pat Smullen
D K Weld (IRE)
2014
2:01.90
The Fugue (GB)
5yo 8-11 (7 of 8) 11/2
William Buick
John Gosden (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Prince of Wales's Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 10 winners with an additional 19 placings from 106 runners
  • IRE: 7 winners with an additional 8 placings from 27 runners
  • FR: 3 winners with an additional 3 placings from 19 runners
  • JPN: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 4 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • USA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • AUS: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 1 runner
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Prince of Wales's Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Prince of Wales's Stakes over the last 20 renewals is A P O'Brien who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Duke Of Marmalade (2008), So You Think (2012), Highland Reel (2017) and Love (2021). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Prince of Wales's Stakes are Sir Michael Stoute (2 wins), John Gosden (2 wins) and A Fabre (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Prince of Wales's 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 23-4-12 -13.85 -8.93
Sir Michael Stoute 16-2-6 -5.50 -5.70
John Gosden 15-2-8 -2.50 +3.83
A Fabre 4-2-3 +2.38 +1.58
Ed Dunlop 3-1-1 +6.00 +3.00
Roger Charlton 3-1-2 +0.75 +1.15
John & Thady Gosden 2-1-1 +9.00 +5.25
Clive Cox 1-1-1 +16.00 +10.00
Joseph Patrick O'Brien 1-1-1 +5.00 +3.13
D K Weld 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.50

Prince Of Wales Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Prince of Wales's Stakes over the last 20 renewals is James Doyle who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Al Kazeem (2013), Poets Word (2018) and Lord North (2020). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Prince of Wales's Stakes are Frankie Dettori (2 wins), Ryan Moore (2 wins) and Olivier Peslier (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Prince of Wales's 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
James Doyle 5-3-3 +11.25 +6.22
Frankie Dettori 16-2-7 -2.50 -2.60
Ryan Moore 16-2-9 -10.65 -6.90
Olivier Peslier 4-2-2 +10.00 +5.40
William Buick 10-1-3 -3.50 -2.80
Jim Crowley 5-1-2 +6.00 +3.20
Adam Kirby 2-1-1 +15.00 +9.00
Stephane Pasquier 2-1-1 +0.88 +0.18
Shane Crosse 1-1-1 +5.00 +3.13
Maxime Guyon 1-1-1 +2.50 +1.50

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 4, 1, 4, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 4, 3, 1, 6, 8, 2, 2, 4, 1, 2, 2

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 (51%) - Achieved an RPR of 120+ (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (73%) - No bigger than 16/1
  • 20 / 20 (77%) - Within the first 6 of market
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Placed within last 2 starts
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - No bigger than 56/1 (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - No bigger than 9/1 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Furthest Won 1m2f - 1m4f
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Won within last 4 starts
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Achieved a TS of 87+ (Last 5)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Achieved a TS of 95+ (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Had 1 - 4 wins (1 Year)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Carried 122 - 130lbs (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Is not AUS/JPN/SAF/USA bred
  • 19 / 20 (86%) - No bigger than 8/1 (Last Win)
  • 18 / 20 (86%) - No bigger than 14/1 (Career Win)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Prince of Wales's Stakes. Did you know that we have an OLBG Betting School section on OLBG? It is a place to help you improve your betting experience with articles like the How to Find Winners - 101 Tips to Choose A Winning Horse Racing Bet.

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Prince of Wales's Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +19.60 is when runners had a furthest trip won of 1m4f. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 2 career starts in the class, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-25.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 6 (1) [6 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 1 (2) [5 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 6 (1) [6 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 7 (6) [7 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 6 (1,8) [8 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Prince of Wales's Stakes is Curragh, there has been a total number of 5 winners of this race who ran at Curragh last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Meydan and Longchamp, 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 17 winners from a total of 146 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 3 winners from a total of 16 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Prince of Wales's Stakes:

  • Dubawi (2 Wins)
  • Galileo (2 Wins)
  • High Chaparral (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 Prince of Wales's Stakes, that stallion is Halling who has failed to produce a winner from 7 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was My Dream Boat in 2016, winning for Clive Cox at odds of 16/1 under the guidance of Adam Kirby. 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. Ahead of the 2024 Prince of Wales's Stakes why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today?

Schedule at Royal Ascot

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