Carnarvon Stakes

In Great Britain, the Carnarvon Stakes is a Listed event for flat horses that is only open to three-year-old horses.

The Carnarvon Stakes takes place on Saturday 20th May 2023.

The Carnarvon Stakes is a Listed race for three-year-olds over six furlongs at Newbury in May.

The race is often used as a stepping-stone to Royal Ascot.

Notable past winners include Sakhee’s Secret (2007), Khaadem (2019) and Creative Force (2021).

Find out more about the Carnarvon Stakes:

Carnarvon Stakes

Race Overview – Carnarvon Stakes

The Carnarvon Stakes is planned to take place every May at Newbury over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres).

Carnarvon Stakes 2023 Odds

The Carnarvon Stakes odds are listed below:

Carnarvon Stakes
  • Date: Saturday 20th of May 2023
  • Time: 13:50
  • Details: 12 Runners Newbury.
Noble Style
Aesop's Fables
Desert Cop
Rousing Encore
United Approach

Here is the full list of betting odds at Newbury Racecourse.

Carnarvon Stakes Tips

The Carnarvon Stakes tips are below:

  • 2 points to win for NOBLE STYLE
  • 1 point each way for SHAQUILLE

Many Carnarvon Stakes horses will race in more races throughout the years. Stay updated on the horses and place ante-post bets if you want to wager on them.

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Carnarvon Stakes Previous Winners

Take a look at the previous winners from the Carnarvon Stakes:

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Carnarvon Stakes Previous Result

Here is the latest result from the Carnarvon Stakes:

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Famous Carnarvon Stakes Winners

The Carnarvon Stakes was formerly run as the Hue-Williams Stakes. Champion Sprinter Dayjur was beaten a head by Tod here in 1990. 2007 winner Sakhee’s Secret was trained by Hughie Morrison and followed up in the Cathedral Stakes at Salisbury. The chestnut then won the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket.

Charles Hills won this in 2019 with Khaadem who disappointed in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot but later won the Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood. He was campaigned in Group races following that success, winning the Group 3 Palace House Stakes at Newmarket in 2022.

Creative Force won here for Charlie Appley and Godolphin in 2021. He was a tough and consistent performer, winning the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Group 1 British Champions Sprint Stakes. Sadly he sustained a fatal injury during the 2023 Duke of York Stakes.

Key Carnarvon Stakes Trials

Winners of the Carnarvon Stakes have come from a wide range of races. It is an opportunity for handicap winners to take a step up in class. Subsequent targets include the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot and the Sandy Lane Stakes at Haydock. Adaay won this and the Sandy Lane in 2015 but could only finish seventh in the Commonwealth Cup.

Carnarvon Stakes Betting Trends

Three of the last ten Carnarvon Stakes winners have started favourite; Adaay (2015), Repartee (2020) and Tiber Flow (2022). They returned at 4-1, 13-8 and 15-8 respectively. Creative Force won at 9-4 in 2021 and Shaquille was a well-backed winner at 100-30 in 2023. The only shock winner in the past ten seasons was 25-1 shot Never Back Down in 2018, a winner for Hugo Palmer and Silvestre De Sousa.

Carnarvon Stakes – Top Trainers and Jockeys

The Hannon Stable have a good record in this race. Richard Hannon Junior won it in 2014 with Musical Comedy and 2016 with Log Out Island. His father had won it a record six times; Shalford (1991), Sergeyev (1995), Bold Edge (1998), Zilch (2001), Lady Links (2002) and Angel’s Pursuit (2010).

James Doyle has been the jockey to follow in this race in recent years. He has won it four times in eight years; Log Out Island (2016), Khaadem (2019), Creative Force (2021) and Shaquille (2023).

Betting on the Carnarvon Stakes

The Carnarvon Stakes provides an interesting test for promising three-year-old sprinters. The record of past winners is not great at Royal Ascot but many have gone on to prove themselves in Group races. Shock results are few and far between so the focus should be on the market leaders.

Summary of the Carnarvon Stakes

Thank you for checking out our Carnarvon Stakes guide.

In the 1980s and early 1990s, the race—then known as the Hue-Williams Stakes—was contested by outstanding horses including Dayjur, Dancing Dissident, and Shalford.

Up to the race’s current name and Listed status were conferred in 2002, subsequent runs were known by a number of different names.

Popular Questions

Where is the Carnarvon Stakes held?

The Carnarvon Stakes is held at Newbury Racecourse.

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