The St James’s Palace Stakes

The St James’s Palace Stakes is run on the opening day of Royal Ascot. This Group 1 race is run over a distance just short of a mile and is open to three-year-old colts.

Race Card

18.06.2024 Good-good to firm in places 11 7f 213y Odds format
# Jersey Runner BEST ODDS
1

Almaqam

J : Tom Marquand T : E Walker Form* : 4-11
25/1
2

Alyanaabi

J : Jim Crowley T : Owen Burrows Form* : 12-2541
14/1
3

Darlinghurst

J : C Soumillon T : J Reynier Form* : 63-1111
12/1
4

Haatem

T : R Hannon Form* : 955-132
20/1
5

Henry Longfellow

T : A P O’Brien Form* : 111-8
4/1
6

Metropolitan

J : Alexis Pouchin T : Mario Baratti Form* : 90/11-51
10/1
7

Mountain Bear

T : A P O’Brien Form* : 34412-7
66/1
8

Notable Speech

J : W Buick T : C Appleby Form* : -1111
11/8
9

River Tiber

T : A P O’Brien Form* : 11133-3
25/1
10

Rosallion

J : S M Levey T : R Hannon Form* : 1131-21
7/2
11

Unquestionable

T : A P O’Brien Form* : 12421-4
50/1
*Form data excludes P2P races and is for the last 6 races of any type (incl. both NH and Flat)
Indicated odds were updated on 2024-06-15 04:00:14 UTC. Please note that odds are subject to change.

St James’s Palace Stakes Tips

*Note: Betting tips are only displayed on the day of the race.

Nap Time Racecourse Tipster Best odds
Indicated odds were updated on 2024-06-14 4:37:06 UTC. Please note that odds are subject to change.
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Odds Comparison

HORSE
Notable Speech 11/8 11/8 5/4 n/a
Rosallion 10/3 7/2 11/4 n/a
Henry Longfellow 4/1 3/1 4/1 n/a
Metropolitan 9/1 10/1 8/1 n/a
Darlinghurst 10/1 12/1 8/1 n/a
Alyanaabi 12/1 14/1 12/1 n/a
Almaqam 25/1 20/1 20/1 n/a
Haatem 20/1 12/1 20/1 n/a
River Tiber 25/1 16/1 20/1 n/a
Unquestionable 50/1 33/1 33/1 n/a
Mountain Bear 66/1 66/1 66/1 n/a
Indicated odds were updated on 2024-06-15 04:00:14 UTC. Please note that odds are subject to change.

About the St James’s Palace Stakes

The St. James’s Palace Stakes is the highest rated mile race for 3-year-old colts at Royal Ascot. While this Group 1 race is run a touch short of a mile, the St. James’s Palace Stakes is typically a destination for colts who competed in the English and Irish 2,000 Guineas. The race typically attracts the highest rated milers in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Betting on the St James’s Palace Stakes

Coming in the wake of the 2,000 Guineas, there’s usually good form information available to rate the prospects of race entries in the St James’s Palace Stakes. The market tends to do a good job of sorting through this info, and favourites priced under Evens have an exceptional strike rate in the race. When the market is uncertain and favourites are priced at higher margins look out for horses who placed in the Guineas, who have a tendency to improve as the season progresses.

Recent Winners

YearWinnerSPJockeyTrainer
2023Paddington11/5Ryan MooreAidan O’Brien
2022Coroebus10/11William BuickCharlie Appleby
2021Poetic Flare7/2 (F)Kevin ManningJim Bolger
2020Palace Pier4/1Frankie DettoriJohn Gosden
2019Circus Maximus10/1Ryan MooreAidan O’Brien