Wokingham Stakes Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Royal Ascot)

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Contested over a distance of 6f is the Wokingham 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 Wokingham Stakes.

Wokingham 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 Wokingham Stakes Preview

Run on the final day of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting, the Wokingham Stakes is a Class 2 Heritage Handicap for three-year-olds and older over six furlongs.

With near on 30 sprint handicappers spread across Ascot's straight-six furlongs, the Wokingham has proven devilishly difficult for punters to solve.

Wokingham 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 Wokingham 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 Wokingham 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 122%. The race in 2014 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 150%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Wokingham Stakes, the over-round has been 139%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £139 which is bet.

Wokingham 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 Wokingham Stakes next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 17 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -10.00. Ahead of the 2024 Wokingham 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 2011 renewal when Deacon Blues from James Fanshawe under the guidance of Johnny Murtagh, won in a time of 1:16.90, whilst at the other end of the spectrum, Iffraaj, trained by Michael Jarvis and ridden by Philip Robinson set the quickest time of 1:08.74 in the 2005 renewal.

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

  • 2005 - Iffraaj (1:08.74)
  • 2019 - Cape Byron (1:11.72)
  • 2014 - Baccarat (1:12.09)

Wokingham Stakes Past Winners

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

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
1:12.55
Saint Lawrence (IRE)
5yo 9-2 (30 of 27) 22/1
Hollie Doyle
Archie Watson (GB)
2022
1:12.84
Rohaan (IRE)
4yo 9-12 (19 of 26) 18/1
Ryan Moore
David Evans (GB)
2021
1:15.09
Rohaan (IRE)
3yo 9-8 (10 of 21) 8/1
Shane Kelly
David Evans (GB)
2020
1:13.49
Hey Jonesy (IRE)
5yo 9-3 (10 of 22) 18/1
Kevin Stott
Kevin Ryan (GB)
2019
1:11.72
Cape Byron (GB)
5yo 9-9 (10 of 26) 7/2F
Andrea Atzeni
Roger Varian (GB)
2018
1:12.43
Bacchus (GB)
4yo 9-6 (16 of 28) 33/1
Jim Crowley
Brian Meehan (GB)
2017
1:13.02
Out Do (GB)
8yo 8-13 (1 of 27) 25/1
Daniel Tudhope
David O'Meara (GB)
2016
1:14.05
Outback Traveller (IRE)
5yo 9-1 (28 of 28) 10/1
Martin Harley
Robert Cowell (GB)
2015
1:13.20
Interception (IRE)
5yo 9-3 (21 of 25) 10/1
George Baker
David Lanigan (GB)
2014
1:12.09
Baccarat (IRE)
5yo 9-2 (27 of 28) 9/1
George Chaloner (3lbs)
Richard Fahey (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

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

  • GB: 19 winners with an additional 57 placings from 490 runners
  • IRE: 1 winner with an additional 1 placing from 16 runners
  • AUS: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 5 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 3 runners
  • USA: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • HK: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • NOR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Wokingham Stakes Trainer Statistics

There are two leading trainers in the Wokingham Stakes over the last 20 renewals with both Kevin Ryan and David Evans who have both won the race two times. Kevin Ryan's winners have been with York Glory (2013) and Hey Jonesy (2020). David Evans winners have been with Rohaan (2021 & 2022). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Wokingham Stakes, Clive Cox has sent a total of 12 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Wokingham 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
Kevin Ryan 27-2-4 +7.00 -0.37
David Evans 3-2-2 +25.00 +15.25
David O'Meara 25-1-3 +1.00 -4.93
Richard Fahey 22-1-4 -12.00 -2.37
Andrew Balding 14-1-3 +9.00 +5.25
Robert Cowell 12-1-2 -1.00 +2.00
James Fanshawe 9-1-3 -0.50 -0.74
William Haggas 8-1-2 -1.00 -1.37
Archie Watson 7-1-1 +16.00 +7.75
Hughie Morrison 7-1-3 +4.00 +4.00

Wokingham Stakes Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Wokingham Stakes over the last 20 renewals is Ryan Moore who has won the race two times with those two winners coming from High Standing (2009) and Rohaan (2022). There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Wokingham Stakes, Frankie Dettori (0-13), Adam Kirby (0-11), James Doyle (0-11) and Neil Callan (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top Wokingham 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 20-2-6 +6.00 +2.93
Jamie Spencer 16-1-4 -1.00 +0.38
Jim Crowley 11-1-1 +23.00 +10.63
William Buick 11-1-3 +12.00 +9.38
Daniel Tudhope 10-1-1 +16.00 +6.63
Pat Dobbs 7-1-1 +27.00 +14.63
Martin Harley 7-1-1 +4.00 +0.25
Andrea Atzeni 6-1-2 -1.50 -0.31
Shane Kelly 4-1-1 +5.00 +2.00
Hollie Doyle 3-1-1 +20.00 +11.75

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 1, 1, 2, 7, 10, 12, 1, 7, 9, 9, 15, 5, (2, 15), 8, 2, 1, 19, 3, 9, 6

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 (75%) - No bigger than 33/1
  • 20 / 20 (77%) - Within the first 19 of market
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Made 2 - 28 starts (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Not on FM/SLW/STD-SLW/STD/FS (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (85%) - Not on the AW (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - Made 4 - 42 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (86%) - In a field of 8 - 29 (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (87%) - Fewer than 6 wins (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (88%) - Fewer than 13 placings (Hcps)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - Had 3 - 18 placings (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (89%) - In a field of 6 - 16 (Debut)
  • 19 / 20 (79%) - No older than a 6yo
  • 18 / 20 (74%) - No more than +2yrs (Vs Min Age)
  • 18 / 20 (81%) - Achieved an RPR of 105+ (Career)
  • 18 / 20 (82%) - No more than -11lbs (Vs Max Weight)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Royal Ascot racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Wokingham Stakes. How well do you know your horse racing? Are there certain types of races that you are unsure of? Why not take a look at this Types Of Horse Race article to familiarise yourself with the different types of racing, that is just one of many helpful horse racing articles in the OLBG Betting School.

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Wokingham Stakes Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +56.75 is when runners had 3 career wins in Flat (Turf) races. The worst performing factor which has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 1 career places in higher class races, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-110.

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

  • 2023: Winner in 30 (15,23,13) [27 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 19 (29,31,28) [26 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 10 (9,7,8) [21 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 10 (14,19,20) [22 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 10 (13,17,12) [26 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Wokingham Stakes is Ascot, there has been a total number of 6 winners of this race who ran at Ascot last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Newmarket (Rowley), Haydock and York, 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 495 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 3 winners from a total of 22 runners.

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

  • Danetime (2 Wins)
  • Mayson (2 Wins)

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

  • Oasis Dream (0 Wins from 18 runners)
  • Acclamation (0 Wins from 15 runners)
  • Pivotal (0 Wins from 13 runners)
  • Dark Angel (0 Wins from 11 runners)
  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 10 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Bacchus in 2018, winning for Brian Meehan at odds of 33/1 under the guidance of Jim Crowley. 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. Ahead of the 2024 Wokingham Stakes why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today?

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