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

Updated: 1876 Horse Racing

See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the Queen Mary Stakes. This is a race that is hosted at Ascot during the Royal Ascot with the race being run over a distance of 5f, see which trends the past winners of the Queen Mary Stakes have set for this year.

Queen Mary Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)
In this article: Preview
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.

2025 Queen Mary Stakes Preview

Named after Queen Mary and established in 1921, the Queen Mary Stakes is a Group 2 race open to two-year-old fillies only, it is run over a trip of five furlongs and takes place in June of each year at the Royal Ascot meeting.

It's a race where Sir Gordon Richards and Fred Darling have a great record, Darling won the race seven times between 1924-46, and Richards rode five of those winners to success.

Queen Mary 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 Queen Mary 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 119%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 142%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Queen Mary Stakes, the over-round has been 128%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £128 which is bet.

Queen Mary 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 Mary 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 +7.40. Ahead of the 2025 Queen Mary Stakes why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today?

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 Gilded from Richard Hannon Snr under the guidance of Richard Hughes, won in a time of 1:03.06, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Flashy Wings, trained by Mick Channon and ridden by Ted Durcan set the quickest time of 58.18 in the 2005 renewal.

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

  1. Flashy Wings (58.18) in 2005
  2. Anthem Alexander (59.15) in 2014
  3. Maqaasid (59.17) in 2010

Queen Mary Stakes Past Winners

Here are the Queen Mary 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 Queen Mary Stakes and the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

YearHorse (Drawn)Info
2024
59.60
Leovanni (IRE)
2yo 9-2 (10 of 24) 22/1
James Doyle
K R Burke (GB)
2023
59.96
Crimson Advocate (USA)
2yo 9-2 (28 of 26) 9/1
John R Velazquez
George Weaver (USA)
2022
59.34
Dramatised (IRE)
2yo 9-2 (17 of 21) 5/2F
Daniel Tudhope
K R Burke (GB)
2021
1:00.01
Quick Suzy (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (22 of 21) 8/1
Gary Carroll
Gavin Cromwell (IRE)
2020
1:00.18
Campanelle (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (1 of 18) 9/2
Frankie Dettori
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2019
1:01.58
Raffle Prize (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (25 of 25) 18/1
Frankie Dettori
Mark Johnston (GB)
2018
1:00.65
Signora Cabello (IRE)
2yo 9-0 (16 of 22) 25/1
Oisin Murphy
John Quinn (GB)
2017
59.63
Heartache (GB)
2yo 9-0 (20 of 23) 5/1
Adam Kirby
Clive Cox (GB)
2016
1:00.14
Lady Aurelia (USA)
2yo 9-0 (14 of 17) 2/1F
Frankie Dettori
Wesley A Ward (USA)
2015
1:00.03
Acapulco (USA)
2yo 9-0 (20 of 20) 5/2F
Ryan Moore
Wesley A Ward (USA)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 12 winners with an additional 27 placings from 314 runners
  • USA: 5 winners with an additional 5 placings from 22 runners
  • IRE: 3 winners with an additional 7 placings from 52 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 12 runners
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • AUS: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • NOR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Queen Mary Stakes Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Queen Mary Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Wesley A Ward who has won the race four times with those four winners coming from Jealous Again (2009), Acapulco (2015), Lady Aurelia (2016) and Campanelle (2020). The only other trainer to have recorded multiple wins in the Queen Mary Stakes is K R Burke (2 wins). Multiple trainers have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Queen Mary Stakes, Richard Fahey (0-13), Richard Hannon (0-12), A P O'Brien (0-10) and Kevin Ryan (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple runners to the race.

Here are some of the top Queen Mary 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
Wesley A Ward17-4-8+2.50-2.60
K R Burke10-2-3+16.50+4.75
Tom Dascombe10-1-1+11.00+1.00
Clive Cox9-1-2-3.00-5.00
John Quinn4-1-1+22.00+9.50
John Gosden3-1-1+0.25-0.87
G M Lyons2-1-1+19.00+9.00
Gavin Cromwell2-1-2+7.00+3.50
George Weaver1-1-1+9.00+4.50
Edward Lynam1-1-1+2.25+1.13

Queen Mary Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Queen Mary Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Frankie Dettori who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Lady Aurelia (2016), Raffle Prize (2019) and Campanelle (2020). Other jockeys who have recorded multiple wins in the Queen Mary Stakes are James Doyle (2 wins) and John R Velazquez (2 wins). Two jockeys have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Queen Mary Stakes, Silvestre De Sousa has ridden 13 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst Jamie Spencer has ridden 10 without a winner.

Here are some of the top Queen Mary 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 Dettori14-3-5+13.50+3.45
James Doyle7-2-3+23.00+9.50
John R Velazquez4-2-4+13.50+7.40
Ryan Moore19-1-3-15.50-15.75
Oisin Murphy9-1-2+17.00+5.00
Richard Kingscote8-1-1+13.00+3.00
Adam Kirby8-1-2-2.00-4.00
Daniel Tudhope5-1-1-1.50-2.75
Gary Carroll3-1-2+6.00+2.50
Silvestre De Sousa13-0-0-13.00-13.00

Queen Mary Stakes Trend Analysis

The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had a best in three result of 2nd, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-57.

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

  • 2024: Winner in 10 (24,4) [24 Runners]
  • 2023: Winner in 28 (18,17) [26 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 17 (7,16) [21 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 22 (20,15) [21 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 1 (5,13) [18 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Queen Mary Stakes is York, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at York last time out.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Queen Mary Stakes, that stallion Scat Daddy has produced 2 winners (2016,2015).

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

  • Acclamation (0 Wins from 15 runners)
  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 12 runners)
  • Oasis Dream (0 Wins from 12 runners)
  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 9 runners)
  • Royal Applause (0 Wins from 8 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Signora Cabello in 2018, winning for John Quinn at odds of 25/1 under the guidance of Oisin Murphy. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 6 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 Queen Mary 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.

No Comments

There are no comments here. Be the first to comment...

Keep Reading

By using this site you confirm you are 18+ and consent to our use of cookies and processing of personal data as set out in our Privacy Policy
Got it!