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Hardwicke Stakes Tips - Royal Ascot 2020

Race 4, 3:00, Hardwicke Stakes Tips & Odds

The Hardwicke Stakes Tips 2020

Best Hardwicke Stakes betting tips by Stephen Harris – Day 4, 3:00 PM

Bets Horse Odds Bookmaker Hardwicke Stakes Tips
#1 Elarqam Read Preview here
#2 Anthony Van Dyck Read Preview here

Odds may differ to current odds. Odds listed as at 8am 19th June 2020

Stephen Harris’ Hardwicke Stakes Preview

A Group 2 run over one mile three furlongs and 213 yards, open to four year olds and upwards, with prize money in excess of £228,000 (over £127,000 to the winner alone). Fillies and mares get a 3lb allowance, and there have been some thrilling finishes between top class household names over the years.


Hardwicke Stakes 2020 Trends

  1. Only 2 of the last 17 winners failed to place in their previous race
  2. 11 of the last 17 winners had previously raced at Ascot
  3. 11 of the last 17 favourites ran a place

Hardwicke Stakes Tips 2020

Elarqam, Hardwicke Stakes Tip #1

Mark Johnston’s 5-y-o has always been held in the highest regard at home, and he should be spot on fitnesswise after a narrow and expensive defeat at Haydock on his seasonal debut (well backed but rider rather caught napping when Lord North quickened clear).

Tip Horse Odds Bookmaker Bet
#1 Elarqam BET

Odds may differ to current odds. Odds listed as at 8am 19th June 2020


Anthony Van Dyck, Hardwicke Stakes Tip #2

The 2019 Epsom Derby winner has now been beaten six times since that memorable day, but he shaped really well in the Coronation Cup last time at Newmarket (when though to need the run and ridden negatively from rear). That run should bring him on fitnesswise and he seems sure to go close under Ryan Moore.

Tip Horse Odds Bookmaker Bet
#2 Anthony Van Dyck BET

Odds may differ to current odds. Odds listed as at 8am 19th June 2020


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Hardwicke Stakes Winners

An event named after the 5th Earl of Hardwicke, first established in 1879 and always a hotly contested affair for top class horses. Sir Michael Stoute has won the prize eleven times since 1986, with Crystal Ocean in 2018 his most recent visit to the winners enclosure. In 2019 Defoe landed a hefty public gamble, and he is very much one to look out for in 2020 as the Hardwicke is again his expected target.

Last 5 Hardwicke Stakes Winners

Year Horses Jockey Trainer
2019 Defoe A Atzeni R Varian
2018 Crystal Ocean R Moore M Stoute
2017 Idaho S Heffernan A O’Brien
2016 Dartmouth O Peslier M Stoute
2015 Snow Sky P Smullen M Stoute

Hardwicke Stakes 2020 Race Conditions

Race Information
Location Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire England
Race Type Flat
Distance 1m 3f 211yd
Age 4 yo+

Royal Ascot Day 4 Racecards

Time Day 4 Racecards
1:15 Palace of Holyroodhouse Handicap Tips
1:50 Albany Stakes Tips
2:25 Norfolk Stakes Tips
3:00 Hardwicke Stakes Tips
3:35 Commonwealth Cup Tips
4:10 Queens Vase Tips
4:40 Duke of Edinburgh Handicap Tips

FAQs about the Hardwicke Stakes race

Who will win the Hardwicke Stakes?

Our Horse racing expert Stephen Harris’ favourite for the Hardwicke Stakes is Elarqam. We encourage you to read his race preview to find out why Stephen has picked this horse.

What time is the Hardwicke Stakes race?

The Hardwicke Stakes is the fourth race of the Royal Ascot Day 4. The race start is scheduled for 03:00 PM.

What day is the Hardwicke Stakes race at Royal Ascot festival 2020?

The Hardwicke Stakes race will take place on the fourth day of the Royal Ascot Festival, Friday 19th of June.

Who won the Hardwicke Stakes last year?

The last Hardwicke Stakes winner was Defoe.

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