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Prince of Wales Stakes Betting
Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the UK racing calendar and is packed full of Group 1 races. One such contest which falls into this category is the Prince of Wales’s Stakes. Part of the British Champions series in the middle distance category, this race is part of the Royal Ascot day 2 fixtures) and follows on from the always impressive Duke of Cambridge Stakes.
Prince of Wales Stakes Odds
Before Royal Ascot gets underway, we’ll have all of the betting odds on offer for the Prince of Wales Stakes and the other key races across the racecard. Within our betting odds at Bet UK, you’ll have the up-to-date markets, which include the race favourites and the horses who can potentially be further down the betting odds. Within or selection of odds, punters will be able to place bets on the win markets, each way markets and the forecast markets if you’d like to select more than one runner in the race.
As well as the odds on race day, we’ll have the complete ante post betting markets for the Prince of Wales Stakes and the complete card at Royal Ascot; we’ll have the horse racing betting odds live in the weeks before the festival begins, so if you prefer to place your ante-post bets on the races, you can get ahead of the game and potentially get the best odds.
About The Prince of Wales Stakes
One of the feature races to happen at Royal Ascot, The Prince of Wales Stakes, is a Group One contest which takes place on the second day of the festival in June and will feature horses aged four years and older.
Established in 1862, the Prince of Wales Stakes was named after the future King Edward VII. However, following WW2 until the investiture of the new Prince of Wales, the race didn’t happen. Upon its return to the racecard, the distance of the race was changed to one mile and two furlongs, and it was promoted to Group 1 status in 2000, which means the minimum participation age of the race was raised to four-year-olds.
Part of the British Champions series, the race has been won by horses of very high calibre, and many trainers target this race as a key point of the season for horses. There are only three horses in the history of the race who have gone on to win this race on two occasions, none of these coming in the most recent renewals.
The leading trainer in this race is John Porter, with eight wins, and this is matched by jockey Morny Cannon. However, more recently, trainer Joseph O’Brien has managed to land a win, as well as John Gosden and Sir Michael Stoute.
In terms of winning jockeys, it's Shane Crosse who won the latest renewal, following on from victories by Ryan Moore and James Doyle, with the former winning in 2017 and 2021 and the latter winning in both 2018 and 2020.
Prince of Wales's Stakes Betting Tips
As this feature race of Royal Ascot is a key part of the racecard, there are many betting trends, which people follow when betting on horses, and if you're looking to follow these trends, we've listed some of the key items we've listed them below:
- 12 of the last winners of this race were aged between four and five.
- Only 3 of the last 12 winners have been favourites, so it could be wise to avoid those in the betting markets.
- Seven of the last 12 winners have previously won a Group 1 race.
Prince of Wales Stakes FAQS
What is the prize money for the Prince of Wales Stakes
The prize money on offer for the Prince of Wales Stakes is £150,000.
What time is the Prince of Wales Stakes?
The Prince of Wales Stakes is contested at 4.20pm on the second day of Royal Ascot.