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)
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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.

2025 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:

Why not use the trends shortlist below to help you narrow down the field and then head over to the dedicated Royal Ascot tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG expert racing tipsters to find yourself a bet? We cover every race at Royal Ascot and below you can find links to all of the races for each of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. In addition to those, we also cover numerous races at Ascot during the flat season, you can find links to those here.

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 114%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £114 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 6 winners. Backing all 18 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -1.40. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page to easily access the OLBG racing picks daily.

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 by the trainer Clive Cox.

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

  1. The Fugue (2:01.90) in 2014
  2. Al Kazeem (2:03.06) in 2013
  3. Auguste Rodin (2:03.12) in 2024

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 the total number of runners in the race. The horse's trainer at the time of winning the Prince of Wales's Stakes and the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2024
2:03.12
Auguste Rodin (IRE)
4yo 9-2 (3 of 10) 13/8F
Ryan Moore
A P O'Brien (IRE)
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)

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: 9 winners with an additional 18 placings from 101 runners
  • IRE: 8 winners with an additional 7 placings from 28 runners
  • FR: 3 winners with an additional 5 placings from 23 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 five times with those five winners coming from Duke Of Marmalade (2008), So You Think (2012), Highland Reel (2017), Love (2021) and Auguste Rodin (2024). 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):

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
A P O'Brien24-5-12-12.22-8.90
Sir Michael Stoute15-2-6-4.50-4.70
John Gosden14-2-7-1.50+3.53
A Fabre4-2-3+2.38+1.58
John & Thady Gosden4-1-1+7.00+3.25
Ed Dunlop3-1-1+6.00+3.00
Roger Charlton3-1-2+0.75+1.15
Clive Cox1-1-1+16.00+10.00
Joseph Patrick O'Brien1-1-1+5.00+3.13
D K Weld1-1-1+2.50+1.50

Prince Of Wales Stakes Jockey Statistics

There are two leading jockeys in the Prince of Wales's Stakes over the last 20 renewals with both Ryan Moore and James Doyle who have both won the race three times. Ryan Moore winners have been with Highland Reel (2017), Love (2021) and Auguste Rodin (2024). James Doyle winners have been with Al Kazeem (2013), Poets Word (2018) and Lord North (2020). The only other jockey to have recorded multiple wins in the Prince of Wales's Stakes is Frankie Dettori (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):

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Ryan Moore17-3-10-9.02-5.92
James Doyle5-3-3+11.25+6.22
Frankie Dettori15-2-7-1.50-1.60
William Buick11-1-3-4.50-3.80
Jim Crowley6-1-2+5.00+2.20
Adam Kirby2-1-1+15.00+9.00
Maxime Guyon2-1-2+1.50+4.30
Stephane Pasquier2-1-1+0.88+0.18
Shane Crosse1-1-1+5.00+3.13
Jamie Spencer8-0-1-8.00-7.05

Prince of Wales's Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +21.23 is when runners had a furthest trip won of 1m4f. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career place over further, 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:

  • 2024: Winner in 3 (8,7) [10 Runners]
  • 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]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Prince of Wales's Stakes is Curragh, there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Curragh last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Longchamp and Meydan, 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 144 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 3 winners from a total of 18 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 have been 8 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.

Schedule for Tuesday at the Royal Ascot Meeting

The five-day Royal Ascot meeting kicks off on Tuesday with three Group 1 events on the seven-race card with the Queen Anne Stakes, King Charles II Stakes and St James's Palace Stakes all part of the British Champions Series.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:30 Royal Ascot
Queen Anne Stakes
Charyn (IRE)
4yo - 100/30
Roger Varian
Silvestre De Sousa
15:05 Royal Ascot
Coventry Stakes
Rashabar (IRE)
2yo - 80/1
Brian Meehan
Billy Loughnane
15:45 Royal Ascot
King Charles III Stakes
Asfoora (AUS)
5yo - 5/1
Henry Dwyer
Oisin Murphy
16:25 Royal Ascot
St James's Palace Stakes
Rosallion (IRE)
3yo - 5/2
Richard Hannon
Sean Levey
17:05 Royal Ascot
Ascot Stakes
Pledgeofallegiance (IRE)
4yo - 20/1
Sir Mark Prescott Bt
Luke Morris
17:40 Royal Ascot
Wolferton Stakes
Israr (GB)
5yo - 11/4
John & Thady Gosden
Jim Crowley
18:15 Royal Ascot
Copper Horse Stakes
Belloccio (FR)
6yo - 4/1
W P Mullins
William Buick

Schedule for Wednesday at the Royal Ascot Meeting

The feature race on the second day of Royal Ascot is the Prince of Wales's Stakes, a race which carries a prize fund of £1m and is part of the British Champions Series.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:30 Royal Ascot
Queen Mary Stakes
Leovanni (IRE)
2yo - 22/1
K R Burke
James Doyle
15:05 Royal Ascot
Queen's Vase
Illinois (IRE)
3yo - 7/4
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
15:45 Royal Ascot
Duke of Cambridge Stakes
Running Lion (GB)
4yo - 6/1
John & Thady Gosden
Oisin Murphy
16:25 Royal Ascot
Prince of Wales's Stakes
Auguste Rodin (IRE)
4yo - 13/8
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
17:05 Royal Ascot
Royal Hunt Cup
Wild Tiger (GB)
5yo - 11/2
Saeed bin Suroor
Oisin Murphy
17:40 Royal Ascot
Kensington Palace Stakes
Doha (GB)
4yo - 10/1
Ralph Beckett
Hector Crouch
18:15 Royal Ascot
Windsor Castle Stakes
Aint Nobody (IRE)
2yo - 5/1
Kevin Ryan
Jamie Spencer

Schedule for Thursday at the Royal Ascot Meeting

There are a couple of decent handicaps on the third day of Royal Ascot, the highlight of the day though is the Ascot Gold Cup, a Group 1 marathon for the flat runners.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:30 Royal Ascot
Norfolk Stakes
Shareholder (USA)
2yo - 12/1
K R Burke
James Doyle
15:05 Royal Ascot
King George V Stakes
Going The Distance (IRE)
3yo - 9/1
Ralph Beckett
Rossa Ryan
15:45 Royal Ascot
Ribblesdale Stakes
Port Fairy (IRE)
3yo - 12/1
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
16:25 Royal Ascot
Ascot Gold Cup
Kyprios (IRE)
6yo - 11/10
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
17:05 Royal Ascot
Britannia Stakes
Mickley (IRE)
3yo - 15/2
Edward Bethell
Callum Rodriguez
17:40 Royal Ascot
Hampton Court Stakes
Jayarebe (FR)
3yo - 7/1
Brian Meehan
Sean Levey
18:15 Royal Ascot
Buckingham Palace Stakes
English Oak (GB)
4yo - 100/30
Ed Walker
James Doyle

Schedule for Friday at the Royal Ascot Meeting

A couple of British Champions Series races on the Friday at Royal Ascot, the Commonwealth Cup over six furlongs and then the Coronation Stakes over just shy of a mile.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:30 Royal Ascot
Albany Stakes
Fairy Godmother (IRE)
2yo - 15/8
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
15:05 Royal Ascot
Commonwealth Cup
Inisherin (GB)
3yo - 9/4
Kevin Ryan
Tom Eaves
15:45 Royal Ascot
Coronation Stakes
Porta Fortuna (IRE)
3yo - 7/2
Donnacha Aidan O'Brien
Tom Marquand
16:25 Royal Ascot
Duke of Edinburgh Stakes
Crystal Black (IRE)
6yo - 11/1
Gerard Keane
Colin Keane
17:05 Royal Ascot
Sandringham Stakes
Soprano (IRE)
3yo - 14/1
George Boughey
Billy Loughnane
17:40 Royal Ascot
King Edward VII Stakes
Calandagan (IRE)
3yo - 11/2
F-H Graffard
Stephane Pasquier
18:15 Royal Ascot
Palace of Holyroodhouse Stakes
Pilgrim (GB)
3yo - 18/1
David & Nicola Barron
Joe Fanning

Schedule for Saturday at the Royal Ascot Meeting

The final day of Royal Ascot is all about the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes, a Group 1 race run over six furlongs which is part of the British Champions Series and carries a prize fund of £1m.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
14:30 Royal Ascot
Chesham Stakes
Bedtime Story (IRE)
2yo - 11/8
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
15:05 Royal Ascot
Hardwicke Stakes
Isle Of Jura (GB)
4yo - 16/1
George Scott
Callum Shepherd
15:45 Royal Ascot
Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Stakes
Khaadem (IRE)
8yo - 14/1
Charles Hills
Oisin Murphy
16:25 Royal Ascot
Jersey Stakes
Haatem (IRE)
3yo - 7/2
Richard Hannon
James Doyle
17:05 Royal Ascot
Wokingham Stakes
Unequal Love (GB)
4yo - 12/1
William Haggas
Tom Marquand
17:40 Royal Ascot
Golden Gates Stakes
Hand Of God (GB)
3yo - 9/4
Harry Charlton
William Buick
18:15 Royal Ascot
Queen Alexandra Stakes
Uxmal (IRE)
5yo - 2/1
Joseph Patrick O'Brien
Dylan Browne McMonagle

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Prince of Wales's Stakes Preview are at hand, Andy and James. They both work on the Horse racing tips team team looking after the tipsters and managing the tips settlement, whilst also creating and managing all of the horse racing event previews for Flat Racing.

James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy, a seasoned horse racing expert with over 15 years of experience, possesses a comprehensive understanding of the sport, from delving into complex statistical data for flat racing in the UK and Ireland to crafting insightful flat racing blogs for OLBG.

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