Princess Elizabeth Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Derby Festival)

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Contested over a distance of 1m½f is the Princess Elizabeth Stakes which is scheduled to take place at Epsom during the Derby Festival. 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 Princess Elizabeth Stakes.

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Derby Festival)
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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 Princess Elizabeth Stakes Preview

The current version of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes was established in 1995 and was originally called the Victress Stakes, before that the race was discontinued in 1992.

The current status of the race is that it has a Group 3 status and is run on the same day as the Epsom Derby.

The race is open to fillies and mares who are aged three years old or older with the three-year-old runners receiving a twelve-pound allowance.

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Information:

We also have a dedicated Epsom tips page that will cover this race as well as all of the other races on the day of the race, see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are predicting to win this race and the others on the cards. You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Races Covered at the Epsom Derby Festival section for links to these.

How competitive is the Princess Elizabeth Stakes market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2005 when the race had an over-round of 105%. The race in 2009 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 120%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes, the over-round has been 115%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £115 which is bet.

Princess Elizabeth 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 Princess Elizabeth Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 1 winner. Backing all 20 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -15.00. Remember to bookmark the racing tips page so you can get easy access to the OLBG racing picks daily.

The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2005 renewal when Sundrop from Saeed bin Suroor under the guidance of Frankie Dettori, won in a time of 1:50.27, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Anna Nerium, trained by Richard Hannon and ridden by Tom Marquand set the quickest time of 1:40.82 in the 2019 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Princess Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  1. Anna Nerium (1:40.82) in 2019
  2. Laugh Aloud (1:41.54) in 2017
  3. Thistle Bird (1:42.65) in 2014

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Princess Elizabeth 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 trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Princess Elizabeth Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2023
1:43.60
Prosperous Voyage (IRE)
4yo 9-8 (5 of 6) 6/4F
Frankie Dettori
Ralph Beckett (GB)
2022
1:43.06
Bashkirova (GB)
4yo 9-8 (2 of 10) 2/1F
Tom Marquand
William Haggas (GB)
2021
1:44.25
Parents Prayer (IRE)
4yo 9-6 (2 of 8) 4/1
Oisin Murphy
Archie Watson (GB)
2020
1:44.71
Summer Romance (IRE)
3yo 9-0 (3 of 6) 9/1
William Buick
Charlie Appleby (GB)
2019
1:40.82
Anna Nerium (GB)
4yo 9-6 (6 of 8) 9/2
Tom Marquand
Richard Hannon (GB)
2018
1:44.30
Wilamina (IRE)
5yo 9-6 (8 of 8) 7/2F
Frankie Dettori
Martyn Meade (GB)
2017
1:41.54
Laugh Aloud (GB)
4yo 9-6 (5 of 10) 4/5F
James Doyle
John Gosden (GB)
2016
1:47.29
Epsom Icon (GB)
3yo 8-8 (4 of 7) 8/1
Silvestre De Sousa
Mick Channon (GB)
2015
1:43.02
Arabian Queen (IRE)
3yo 8-8 (1 of 9) 9/1
Silvestre De Sousa
David Elsworth (GB)
2014
1:42.65
Thistle Bird (GB)
6yo 9-6 (6 of 10) 7/2
James Doyle
Roger Charlton (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 20 winners with an additional 31 placings from 149 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 4 placings from 9 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 3 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • SWE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Saeed bin Suroor who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Gonfilia (2004), Sundrop (2005) and Antara (2010 & 2011). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes are Sir Michael Stoute (2 wins) and Roger Charlton (2 wins).

Here are some of the top Princess 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):

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
Saeed bin Suroor6-4-4+3.36+0.62
Sir Michael Stoute10-2-4-4.37-3.07
Roger Charlton2-2-2+6.50+3.90
Richard Hannon5-1-3+0.50+0.52
William Haggas5-1-2-2.00-2.00
John Gosden5-1-3-3.20-1.57
Archie Watson4-1-2+1.00+0.70
David Elsworth3-1-2+7.00+5.10
Sir Mark Prescott Bt3-1-2+5.00+3.45
Ralph Beckett3-1-1-0.50-1.06

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Frankie Dettori who has won the race six times with those six winners coming from Gonfilia (2004), Sundrop (2005), Antara (2010 & 2011), Wilamina (2018) and Prosperous Voyage (2023). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes are James Doyle (3 wins), Silvestre De Sousa (2 wins) and Tom Marquand (2 wins). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes, Ryan Moore has ridden a total of 12 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Princess Elizabeth 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
Frankie Dettori12-6-6+4.36-0.34
James Doyle4-3-4+6.30+4.18
Silvestre De Sousa6-2-3+13.00+8.10
Tom Marquand4-2-3+4.50+2.80
William Buick9-1-5+1.00+2.68
Oisin Murphy5-1-1+0.00-1.60
Tom Queally3-1-2+5.00+3.35
Luke Morris2-1-1+6.00+3.20
Kerrin McEvoy2-1-1+0.75+0.05
Ryan Moore12-0-4-12.00-7.50

Princess Elizabeth Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +11.11 is when runners had a highest class run of Class 1 (G1). The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career win in Non-Handicap races, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-59.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 5 (6) [6 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 2 (9,4) [10 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 2 (4,5) [8 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 3 (4) [6 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 6 (3,5) [8 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes is Newmarket (Rowley), there has been a total number of 7 winners of this race who ran at Newmarket (Rowley) last time out. The next best course which has produced the second most winners is Goodwood, there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Goodwood last time out.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes:

  • Dubawi (3 Wins)
  • Danehill (2 Wins)
  • Kingman (2 Wins)
  • Platini (2 Wins)
  • Selkirk (2 Wins)
  • Zoffany (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes despite multiple attempts:

  • Cape Cross (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Summer Romance in 2020, winning for Charlie Appleby at odds of 9/1 under the guidance of William Buick. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 11 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2024 Princess Elizabeth Stakes.

Races Covered at the Epsom Derby Festival

Here is the 2024 schedule for the two-day Epsom Derby Festival, each race will be linked to the race blog and detail last year's winner in the table below.

Epsom Derby Festival races for Friday 31st May 2024

Race2023 WinnerInfo
14:00
Woodcote Stakes
Bobsleigh (IRE)
2yo - 5/1
Eve Johnson Houghton
Charles Bishop
14:35
Trustatrader Handicap
Austrian Theory (IRE)
4yo - 7/1
Charlie Johnston
Joe Fanning
15:10
Coronation Cup
Emily Upjohn (GB)
4yo - 11/4
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
15:45
Betfred Handicap
Cadillac (IRE)
5yo - 12/1
George Boughey
Kevin Stott
16:30
Epsom Oaks
Soul Sister (IRE)
3yo - 11/4
John & Thady Gosden
Frankie Dettori
17:10
Surrey Stakes
Olivia Maralda (IRE)
3yo - 3/1
Roger Varian
Kevin Stott
17:40
Tattenham Handicap
Spanish Star (IRE)
8yo - 12/1
Patrick Chamings
Rhys Clutterbuck

Epsom Derby Festival races for Saturday 1st June 2024

Race2023 WinnerInfo
13:25
Lester Piggott Handicap
Torito (GB)
3yo - 4/1
John & Thady Gosden
Benoit De La Sayette
14:00
Princess Elizabeth Stakes
Prosperous Voyage (IRE)
4yo - 6/4
Ralph Beckett
Frankie Dettori
14:35
Diomed Stakes
Regal Reality (GB)
8yo - 5/1
Sir Michael Stoute
Ryan Moore
15:10
Epsom 3yo Dash
Tatterstall (IRE)
3yo - 8/1
Michael Dods
Connor Beasley
15:45
Epsom Dash
Navello (GB)
4yo - 25/1
George Boughey
Andrea Atzeni
16:30
Epsom Derby
Auguste Rodin (IRE)
3yo - 9/2
A P OBrien
Ryan Moore
17:15
Northern Dancer Handicap
Sheer Rocks (GB)
4yo - 11/2
Eve Johnson Houghton
Harry Davies
17:50
JRA Tokyo Trophy Handicap
Badri (GB)
6yo - 10/1
Ruth Carr
Hollie Doyle

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Princess Elizabeth Stakes Preview are at hand, Andy and Darren. 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.

Darren Brett

Darren Brett

Tipster competition manager

Darren has worked in the horse racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.
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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