Kings Stand Stakes Betting Odds
When looking at Royal Ascot races, the Kings Stand Stakes sits as one of the races where we tend to see higher value winners due to the wider number of runners in this race. As a Royal meeting, there is a high level of prestige for this group 1 race and at the event, there are a high number of bets placed at the racecourse. If you're looking to back a winner in this race, you can place a bet using the BetUK Sportsbook as we have a large number of horse racing betting markets available for all races in the UK and Ireland.
What is the Kings Stand Stakes?
The King's Stand Stakes is a prestigious Group 1 flat horse race that takes place annually during the Royal Ascot meeting in England. It is a sprint race run over a distance of 5 furlongs (approximately 1,000 meters) and is open to horses aged three years old and above. The race has a rich history and is one of the premier sprint races in the world. It attracts top sprinters from around the globe, making it a highly competitive event. The race was first run in 1860 and has since become a highlight of the Royal Ascot meeting, which is known for its tradition, pageantry, and high-quality racing.
Over the years, many exceptional horses have won the King's Stand Stakes, including notable champions like Choisir, Sole Power, Lady Aurelia, and Blue Point. These horses have showcased their speed and agility, thrilling spectators with their impressive performances. The question remains as to which horse will join them in history as some of the best performers in the race but what we do know is the Kings Stand Stakes is gearing up to be a fantastic event for bettors in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Kings Stand Stakes Betting Trends
- 20 out of the last 20 winners had achieved an RPR of 115+ in their careers.
- 20 winners also started the race at odds of 25/1 or higher.
- 19 winners out of 20 had eight or more placings in previous races.
- James Doyle has placed in 50% of his Kings Stand Stakes races, winning one out of eight and placing in three others.
- No current jockeys or trainers have won this event more than twice.
When is the Kings Stand Stakes?
The King's Stand Stakes is held on the first day of the Royal Ascot Festival. This year, this will be one the 15:40 race on 20th June 2023.
How long is the Kings Stand Stakes?
Betting in-play on the Kings Stand Stakes will be difficult as the race is only five furlongs long as lasts approximately a minute.
Who won the Kings Stand Stakes in 2022?
Nature Strip won this event last year for with James McDonald for trainer Chris Waller.
Who is the favourite for the Kings Stand Stakes in 2023?
Highfield Princess is the current favourite for the Kings Stand Stakes. However, the official racecards haven't been announced, so we may see a new favourite on the day of the festival, so be sure to check the betting odds before the race.
How does the favourite tend to perform in the Kings Stand Stakes?
In the last twenty years of the Kings Stand Stakes, only two favourites have gone on to win the race. A large number of these favourites end up finishing far down the card and bad weather such as heavy rain can have a big impact even over five furlongs.