Ascot: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes
The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes takes place at Ascot on Saturday July 25th, and online bookmakers are offering some great signup offers and prices on who'll win.
The prestigious Group 1 flat race, which is run over 1m 4f, sees 16 horses and jockeys competing for the £1.15m in prize money (click to compare each horses odds).
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Favourites
From a field of 31 contenders entered in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the field has been narrowed to the final 16 who will compete for the title.
Bookmakers have already decided their favourites and are offering lots of betting offers in the run up to race day.
As odds are likely to shorten, especially on the favourites, you’ll need to get in early to claim the best signup offers as well as betting at the best odds.
Golden Horn: 4/5
The favourite for the 2015 race is Golden Horn, who is trained by John Gosden.
The 3 year old colt is coming into the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes having won the Investec Derby and becoming the first horse to complete the Dante-Derby-Eclipse treble.
As the favourite, betting odds are pretty short on Golden Horn with the best being 4/5 over at Ladbrokes.com.
Snow Sky: 6/1
Snow Sky, a 4 year old Colt trained by Sir Michael Stoute, is having a strong year and has already won the Yorkshire Cup and Hardwicke Stakes.
Snow Sky, who has finished in the top 3 out of 9 of the last 12 races, is unsurprisingly one of the bookmakers favourites.
PaddyPower.com offer the best odds at 6/1.
Eagle Top: 8/1
Eagle Top is another of John Gosden’s contenders for the 2015 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.
Eagle top was runner up to Snow Sky in the Hardwicke Stakes in June and also won the King George VII at Ascot last year.
Coral.co.uk offer best odds on Eagle Top at 8/1.
Flintshire and Postponed are the other runners bookmakers have as top contenders.
Flintshire, with odds of 9/1 at Ladbrokes.com was a runner up in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud at the end of June and is in top form.
Postponed, the Irish 4 year old trained by Luca Cumani, finished 3rd in the Hardwicke Stakes with PaddyPower.com offering the best betting odds on Postponed at 10/1.
With online bookmakers offering decent odds on some of the outsiders, it’s always worth betting on one of the lesser favourites, as you’re more likely to get a much better payout if they win.
With 16 runners in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, there are lots of choices to use bookmakers signup offers on.
Below is a full list of all of the runners for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes as well as the best odds currently available from the online bookmakers we recommend.
- Golden Horn: 4/5 at Ladbrokes.com
- Snow Sky: 6/1 at PaddyPower.com
- Eagle Top: 8/1 at Coral.co.uk
- Flintshire: 9/1 at Ladbrokes.com
- Postponed: 10/1 at PaddyPower.com
- Telescope: 12/1 at Betfred.com
- Karpino: 14/1 at Coral.co.uk
- Pethers Moon: 16/1 at StanJames.com
- Dolniya: 16/1 at PaddyPower.com
- Kingfisher: 16/1 at StanJames.com
- Aloft: 20/1 at StanJames.com
- Mahsoob: 20/1 at Ladbrokes.com
- Diamondsandrubies: 25/1 at Ladbrokes.com
- Dylan Mouth: 25/1 at Coral.co.uk
- The Corsican: 25/1 at Ladbrokes.com
- Hillstar: 33/1 at Betway.com
- Romsdal: 33/1 at Totesport.com
- Madame Chiang: 33/1 at SkyBet.com
- Qualify: 33/1 at Totesport.com
- Clever Cookie: 50/1 at BetVictor.com
NB: Bookmakers odds correct at the time this match preview went live and are subject to change. Last updated: 14:22 25/07/2015.