King George VI & Queen Elizabeth stakes betting

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth stakes betting

As we move past the pomp and circumstance of Royal Ascot, the next big race on the agenda is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Part of the British Champions Series, the Group 1 race is scheduled to take place in July of each year at Ascot racecourse. Here at Bet UK, we'll have all of the top online betting odds before the race so bettors can browse to the ante-post markets. One of the top flat races in the UK, it allows the elite horses of different ages to run against each other to secure a place in the Breeder's Cup in November.

As we move past the pomp and circumstance of Royal Ascot, the next big race on the agenda is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Part of the British Champions Series, the Group 1 race is scheduled to take place in July of each year at Ascot racecourse. Here at Bet UK, we'll have all of the top online betting odds before the race so bettors can browse to the ante-post markets. One of the top flat races in the UK, it allows the elite horses of different ages to run against each other to secure a place in the Breeder's Cup in November.

King George Ascot Betting

Also known as the King George, this one-mile, three-furlong contest is the most prestigious open-age flat race in the UK horse racing calendar. Classed as a middle-distance race, it offers a weight allowance for horses under four and fillies. It's often a race that can throw up a host of surprises. Normally the next destination for the Derby winner from Epsom and the Irish Derby winners, it's also a race for some top-class horses who chose to bypass the royal meeting. Before the race, we'll have all of the top horse racing markets that will feature all of the favourites and outside chances. We'll also offer forecast betting and complete betting stats, so you'll always be in the know.

King George and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Winners

If you're looking for past winners to give you an edge when looking at the betting odds for the upcoming race, we've listed the most relevant below:

Year Winner Trainer Jockey
2021 Adayar Charlie Appleby William Buick
2020 Enable John Gosden Frankie Dettori
2019 Enable John Gosden Frankie Dettori
2018 Poet's World Sir Michael Stoute James Doyle
2017 Enable John Gosden Frankie Dettori
2016 Highland Reel Aidan O'Brien Ryan Moore
2015 Postponed Luca Cumani Andrea Atzeni

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Trainer Stats

Trainer R-W-P
John Gosden 18-5-8
Sir Michael Stoute 24-4-14
A P O’Brien 29-3-6
Saeed Bin Surror 13-1-4
P Schiergen 2-1-1
A Fabre 2-1-2

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes FAQs

Who is the horse with the most wins?

The horse with the most wins is Enable. Trained by John Gosden, she won the race on three occasions in 2017, 2019 and 2020

**Who is the leading jockey in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes? **

This accolade is held by two jockeys, the late Lester Piggot, with seven wins between 1965 and 1984. and current jockey Frankie Dettori who also has seven victories between 1995 and 2020.

Who is the leading trainer in King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes?

The leading trainer in the King George at Ascot is John Gosden, thanks to the recent wins by Enable. Sir Michael Stoute is also famed for winning this race with horses such as Shergar and Poet's World. Other notable trainers for the race also include Aidan O'Brien.

How was the race formed?

The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes was formed by the combination of two races, the King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth. First taking place in 1951, it has now become a prestigious race, with the winner taking a Group 1 title and an invitation to the Breeders' Cup Turf.

What is the distance of the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes?

The race is run at Ascot racecourse over a distance of one mile and three furlongs.

When is the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The race is held annually in July of each year. Normally a month after the conclusion of Royal Ascot?

What is the weight allowance for runners in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes?

Depending on the age of runners in the race, they will be given a weight allowance. Three-year-old runners will get an 11lb allowance on runners over four. Fillies and mares in the race also get a 3lb allowance on four-year-old runners.

What is the quickest time the race has been run?

There are no time limits on the race but the quickest time for the race was 2:24.60 by Novellist in 2013.

Where can I find the latest betting odds for King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes?

At Bet UK, we have all the ante-post betting markets for the race in our UK horse racing selections, and come race day; we'll have all of the live betting action just before the runners head to post.

Can I watch the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Bet UK?

Yes, all our punters who place bets on the race will be able to watch a live stream of the race on the Bet UK site. The stream will start just before the race and conclude when the runners have passed the winning post.