Hardwicke Stakes betting odds

Restrictions: Group 2 flat race, open to horses aged four-years and older Race Lengths: 1 Mile, 3 Furlongs and 211 yards (2,406 metres) Leading Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute (11 Wins) Leading Jockey: Lester Piggott & Pat Eddery (7 Wins) Most successful Horse: Tristan (3 Wins 1882-1884) Prize Fund: £237,750

Top Trends from Hardwicke Stakes (Last 20 Races)

Sir Michael Stoute has won with eight horses out of the third that have run in this race. 5 out of the remaining 23 horses have finished in second or third position. Aidan O'Brien has won with four horses out of the 15 that have run in this race, an additional 3 out of the remaining 11 horses have finished in second or third position. Ryan Moore has ridden six winners in this race out of his 15 rides. Only one other horse has finished in the top three. If you're backing a Moore ride, it might be worth going for a straight-up bet rather than an each way bet.

All of the last twenty winners have had odds in this race of less than 14/1 and sat within the top six positions of the market. 19/20 winners participated in a group race during their last race.

Hardwicke Stakes Tips

Our top tip for those looking to place a bet on the Hardwicke Stakes is to focus on the names at the top of the betting market, history shows that these horses are the ones that are most likely to win this race. Out of these horses, if you find a combination of Ryan Moore and Aiden O'Brien, it could be that horse is one to look out for as those two have a fantastic record, not just in this race but at Royal Ascot as a whole.

From what we know from history, we firmly recommend sticking to horses who have had odds of 14/1 and under when placing your bets.

What is the Hardwicke Stakes?

The Hardwicke Stake is a prestigious Group 2 flat horse race held at Ascot racecourse every year as part of the Royal Ascot festival. The race is named after the 5th Earl of Hardwicke who was a former chairman of the Jockey Club.

As a medium distance race, this is a race where you'll find both sprinters and long distance runners who may be looking to stretch their horizons, sprinters who could push for longer distance races and long distance runners who perhaps are finding their stamina wanting in longer races. This race often attracts high-quality runners and has been won by some very highly regarded horses coming out victorious on the final day of the Royal Ascot festival.

Hardwicke Stakes Past Winners

2022BroomeRyan MooreAiden O'Brien
2021Wonderful TonightWilliam BuickDavid Menuisier
2020Fanny LoganFrankie DettoriJohn Gosden
2019DefoeAndrea AtzeniRoger Varian
2018Crystal OceanRyan MooreSir Michael Stoute

Who is the favourite in the betting for the Hardwicke Stakes 2023?

As the racecards for the Hardwicke Stake are to be confirmed, we do not currently have a favourite in the betting odds for this race.

Who has Sir Michael Stoute won the Hardwicke Stakes with?

  • Dihistan - 1986
  • Rock Hopper - 1991 & 1992
  • Maraahel - 2006 & 2007
  • Harbinger - 2010
  • Sea Moon - 2012
  • Telescope - 2014
  • Snow Sky - 2015
  • Dartmouth - 2016
  • Crystal Ocean - 2018
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