Queen Alexandra Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

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Contested over a distance of 2m5½f is the Queen Alexandra 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 Queen Alexandra Stakes.

Queen Alexandra 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 Queen Alexandra Stakes Preview

The Queen Alexandra Stakes was established in 1864 and is a Class 2 race and is officially Britain's longest flat race. The race is run over two miles, five furlongs and one-hundred forty-three yards and is open to runners aged four years old or older.

There are 5lb penalties for Class 1 winners and 3lb penalties for Class 2 and Class 3 winners whilst fillies and mares get a 5lb allowance.

Queen Alexandra Stakes Information:

If you are interested in other predictions at Royal Ascot then head over to the Royal Ascot tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG racing tipsters and also compare those predictions to the runners that make the trend shortlist when added below. 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 Queen Alexandra 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 113%. The race in 2008 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 133%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Queen Alexandra Stakes, the over-round has been 123%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £123 which is bet.

Queen Alexandra 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 Queen Alexandra Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 0 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -19.00. Whilst we wait for the 2024 Queen Alexandra Stakes remember you can get daily racing predictions from the expert tipsters on the racing predictions page.

The runner that holds the record over the past 20 renewals for the slowest time in the race was set in the 2006 renewal when Baddam from Mick Channon under the guidance of Ian Mongan, won in a time of 5:04.06, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Pallasator, trained by Gordon Elliott and ridden by Jamie Spencer set the quickest time of 4:45.24 in the 2018 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Queen Alexandra Stakes over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2018 - Pallasator (4:45.24)
  • 2015 - Oriental Fox (4:45.67)
  • 2005 - Cruzspiel (4:47.15)

Queen Alexandra Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Queen Alexandra 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 Queen Alexandra Stakes as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
4:53.66
Dawn Rising (IRE)
6yo 9-4 (10 of 9) 2/1F
Ryan Moore
Joseph Patrick O'Brien (IRE)
2022
4:54.69
Stratum (GB)
9yo 9-7 (3 of 12) 10/1
William Buick
W P Mullins (IRE)
2021
4:57.04
Stratum (GB)
8yo 9-2 (20 of 15) 4/1
Ryan Moore
W P Mullins (IRE)
2020
4:59.88
Who Dares Wins (IRE)
8yo 9-2 (3 of 9) 1/1F
Tom Marquand
Alan King (GB)
2019
4:51.22
Cleonte (IRE)
6yo 9-2 (10 of 11) 7/2
Silvestre De Sousa
Andrew Balding (GB)
2018
4:45.24
Pallasator (GB)
9yo 9-2 (1 of 16) 11/2
Jamie Spencer
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
2017
4:49.09
Oriental Fox (GER)
9yo 9-5 (3 of 16) 10/1
Joe Fanning
Mark Johnston (GB)
2016
5:00.77
Commissioned (IRE)
6yo 9-2 (15 of 18) 12/1
Adam Kirby
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
2015
4:45.67
Oriental Fox (GER)
7yo 9-2 (10 of 10) 4/1
Joe Fanning
Mark Johnston (GB)
2014
4:49.82
Pique Sous (FR)
7yo 9-2 (15 of 13) 11/4
Ryan Moore
W P Mullins (IRE)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Queen Alexandra Stakes have been based:

  • GB: 12 winners with an additional 28 placings from 224 runners
  • IRE: 8 winners with an additional 10 placings from 42 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 2 placings from 4 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners

Queen Alexandra Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Queen Alexandra Stakes over the last 20 renewals is W P Mullins who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Simenon (2012), Pique Sous (2014) and Stratum (2021 & 2022). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Queen Alexandra Stakes are Andrew Balding (2 wins), Mark Johnston (2 wins) and Gordon Elliott (2 wins). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Queen Alexandra Stakes, Ian Williams has sent a total of 13 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Queen Alexandra 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
W P Mullins 16-4-8 +7.50 +1.76
Andrew Balding 11-2-3 +2.50 -2.40
Mark Johnston 7-2-3 +9.00 +3.15
Gordon Elliott 3-2-3 +16.50 +9.25
Nicky Henderson 11-1-2 -4.00 -5.35
Mick Channon 6-1-2 +0.50 -0.80
Alan King 6-1-1 -4.00 -4.40
A P O'Brien 4-1-3 -1.25 -0.12
Jamie Osborne 3-1-1 +4.00 +1.60
Joseph Patrick O'Brien 3-1-1 +0.00 -0.80

Queen Alexandra Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Queen Alexandra Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Ryan Moore who has won the race five times with those five winners coming from Bergo (2010), Simenon (2012), Pique Sous (2014), Stratum (2021) and Dawn Rising (2023). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Queen Alexandra Stakes are Jamie Spencer (2 wins) and Joe Fanning (2 wins). There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Queen Alexandra Stakes, Jim Crowley has ridden a total of 11 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Queen Alexandra 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
Ryan Moore 17-5-9 +9.50 +1.96
Jamie Spencer 12-2-3 +1.50 -3.15
Joe Fanning 8-2-4 +8.00 +3.10
William Buick 9-1-1 +2.00 -2.00
Silvestre De Sousa 6-1-2 -1.50 -1.40
Tom Marquand 4-1-1 -2.00 -2.40
J F Egan 3-1-1 +23.00 +13.00
Adam Kirby 3-1-1 +10.00 +4.00
Jim Crowley 11-0-2 -11.00 -9.70
Oisin Murphy 8-0-2 -8.00 -6.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 5, 3, 2, 3, 1, 4, 6, 2, 1, 2, 4, 4, (3, 4), 2, 6, 3, 1, 9, 7, 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 (63%) - No bigger than 25/1
  • 20 / 20 (68%) - Within the first 9 of market
  • 20 / 20 (75%) - Not in a Cl4-6 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Won within last 8 starts
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Fewer than 2 placings (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Not on STD-SLW/STD (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Not on the AW (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Carried 124 - 164lbs (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (88%) - Sex is not Filly/Horse/Mare
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Not in AUS/FRA/ITA/SCO/UAE (Last Win)
  • 19 / 20 (57%) - Held an OR of 92+ (Career)
  • 19 / 20 (69%) - Highest Placed is not Cl3-7
  • 19 / 20 (76%) - Furthest Placed 1m6f - 2m5½f
  • 19 / 20 (77%) - Was not 2nd or 3rd (LTO)
  • 19 / 20 (78%) - Had 3+ placings (Turf)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Queen Alexandra 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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Queen Alexandra Stakes Trend Analysis

The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners ran in a Class 4 last time out, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-45.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 10 (3,4) [9 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 3 (7,9) [12 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 20 (18,1) [15 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 3 (9,6) [9 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 10 (8,5) [11 Runners]

The courses which have produced the most winners of the Queen Alexandra Stakes are Ascot and Cheltenham, 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 20 winners from a total of 248 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 0 winners from a total of 24 runners.

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

  • Dansili (2 Wins)
  • Lomitas (2 Wins)
  • Singspiel (2 Wins)

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

  • Halling (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • Hernando (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • Nathaniel (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • Shirocco (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Corrib Eclipse in 2004, winning for Jamie Poulton at odds of 25/1 under the guidance of J F Egan. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 4 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 Queen Alexandra Stakes.

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