Champions Sprint Stakes Odds

Sands Of Mali caused a 28/1 surprise in the 2018 Champions Sprint.
Sands Of Mali caused a 28/1 surprise in the 2018 Champions Sprint.

The finale of the Sprint section of the British Champions Series, the betting for the Champions Sprint is hugely popular, and you can find the odds for the renewal of the Champions Sprint here a little closer to the time.

Ascot 13:25

Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup (Group 2) (British Champions Series)

  • 3yo+, 23 Runners
  • Flat,Turf , 1m 7f 209y

Odds Comparison

Runners

Creative Force
1
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Kinross
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Rohaan
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Tenebrism
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Naval Crown
1
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Perfect Power
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Art Power
1
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Brad The Brief
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Flotus
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Go Bears Go
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Dragon Symbol
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Castle Star
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Mooneista
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Romantic Proposal
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Flaming Rib
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Fresh
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Garrus
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Tiber Flow
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Odds correct as of 2022-10-02 02:49 Odds subject to change.

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Distance Winner
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Ran Within 30 Days
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1
B
36-403
Jockey
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Trainer
Joseph Patrick O'Brien 16%
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
D.
RPR: 123, Topspeed: 105
2
CH
1-1133
Jockey
-
Trainer
P Twomey 13%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
RPR: 119, Topspeed: 90
3
B
-51447
Jockey
-
Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
C.
RPR: 127, Topspeed: 113
4
B
211421
Jockey
-
Trainer
Andrew Balding 18%
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
CD.
OR: 113, RPR: 120, Topspeed: 110
5
B
211155
Jockey
-
Trainer
David O'Meara 9%
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
C.
OR: 110, RPR: 120, Topspeed: 102
6
B
423665
Jockey
-
Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
RPR: 125, Topspeed: 113
7
CH
-11111
Jockey
-
Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
CD.
RPR: 127, Topspeed: 121
8
B
125-35
Jockey
-
Trainer
Freddie & Martyn Meade 0%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 113, RPR: 110, Topspeed: 97
9
B
-22111
Jockey
-
Trainer
Hughie Morrison 4%
Age: 5
Weight: 9-9
CD.
OR: 111, RPR: 125, Topspeed: 112
10
CH
1-1215
Jockey
-
Trainer
Joseph Patrick O'Brien 16%
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
RPR: 122, Topspeed: 101
11
B
40-016
Jockey
-
Trainer
W P Mullins 20%
Age: 9
Weight: 9-9
C.
RPR: 112, Topspeed: 81
12
B
2-5354
Jockey
-
Trainer
Brian Ellison 8%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 115, RPR: 123, Topspeed: 114
13
B
-10011
Jockey
-
Trainer
John & Thady Gosden 23%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 101, RPR: 116, Topspeed: 88
14
B
1-1132
Jockey
-
Trainer
Alan King 10%
Age: 6
Weight: 9-9
CD, BF.
OR: 124, RPR: 131, Topspeed: 116
15
CH
143730
Jockey
-
Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
RPR: 119, Topspeed: 100
16
B
214-83
Jockey
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Trainer
Henry De Bromhead 6%
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
D.
RPR: 118, Topspeed: 89
17
GR
-01676
Jockey
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Trainer
Anthony Mullins 0%
Age: 7
Weight: 9-6
CD.
RPR: 120, Topspeed: 101
18
CH
-24723
Jockey
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Trainer
D K Weld 24%
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
D.
RPR: 124, Topspeed: 105
19
B
412210
Jockey
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Trainer
G M Lyons 8%
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
D.
RPR: 119, Topspeed: 93
20
B
1-1141
Jockey
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Trainer
Roger Varian 29%
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
C.
OR: 109, RPR: 122, Topspeed: 112
21
B
323121
Jockey
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Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
RPR: 116, Topspeed: 86
23
B
152435
Jockey
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Trainer
A P O'Brien 12%
Age: 3
Weight: 8-11
RPR: 118, Topspeed: 105
22
B
-64241
Jockey
Non Runner0%
Trainer
Freddie & Martyn Meade 0%
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108, RPR: 119, Topspeed: 106
Reading the racecard:
• 1 (5) = Horse number with the draw number in brackets.
• Number alongside the horse name is the days since the horse last ran.
• Numbers/letters under the jockey silk is the horse form with the most recent figure on the right. Numbers = finishing position (0 = finished outside the top 10), P = pulled up, F = fell, U = Unseated, B = brought down, R = refused, C = carried out, D = disqualified, HR = hit rails, L = left at start, O = ran out, S = slipped up, V = void race. A dash between figures indicates a year between the runs and a slash indicates a new season.
• % alongside jockey/trainer names = strike rate in last 30 days.
• Key to pointers: C = Course winner, D = Distance winner, CD = Course & Distance winner, BF = Beaten Favourite last time out, WS = Has had wind surgery since last run, LT = Longest Travellers, b = Wearing blinkers, b1 = Wearing blinkers for the first time, h = Wearing a hood, h1 = Wearing a hood for the first time, t = Wearing a tongue strap, t1 = Wearing a tongue strap for the first time, v = Wearing a visor, v1 = Wearing a visor for the first time, p = Wearing cheek pieces. OR = Official Rating. RPR = Racing Post Rating. Topspeed is a figure calculated using race times and the going to show how fast the horse can run.
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Champions Sprint Stakes Tips 

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What is the Champions Sprint Stakes? 

Run over a distance of six furlongs, the Group 1 Champions Sprint Stakes is the finale of the sprint section of the British Champions Series, with more than £600,000 in the prize pot. The race is traditionally the first race on the six-race card on British Champions Day, and regularly features a double-figure field. 

What happened in the 2021 Champions Sprint Stakes? 

Charlie Appleby's Creative Force was an emphatic winner of the Champions Sprint Stakes, as the Godolphin raider showed a fine turn of foot to pull clear of the second placed Glen Shiel, with Minzaal finishing best of the rest in third.

The history of the Champions Sprint Stakes

Established in 1946, the race began life as the Diadem Stakes - named after a winner of several leading races at Ascot. 

The race was originally classified as a Group 3 contest when the modern grading of races began 1971, before being upgraded to Group 2 status in 1996. It was traditionally held at Ascot's late September meeting, before being switched to the newly-formed British Champions Day in October in 2011. 

The move to October prompted a name change to its current guise, and the prize pot was also swelled to £250,000 for the inaugural running in the process. Since then, the race was upgraded to Group 1 status in 2015, and the prize pot now stands at over £600,000. 

The race is no stranger to throwing up a surprise result - something shown by the 28/1 success for Sands Of Mali in 2018 - though several notable names have won the Champions Sprint, including Cadeaux Genereux (1988), Acclamation (2003), Deacon Blues (2011) and Muhaarar (2015). Jockey Wayne Lordan has enjoyed plenty of recent success in the race, winning back-to-back renewals with Slade Power in 2013 and Gordon Lord Byron in 2014. 

Who is the most iconic winner of the Champions Sprint Stakes? 

Several key names have won the race over the years, though the race has only been run under its current title since 2011. 

Since the switch, the most iconic winner of the race was undoubtedly the Charles Hills-trained Muhaarar in 2015. Having shown plenty of ability as a two-year-old, finishing third in the Middle Park Stakes, Muhaarar enjoyed a scintillating three-year-old campaign, winning four Group 1 contests. 

The first of those came in the inaugural running of the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot, and having proved himself the best of his generation, Muhaarar promptly followed up against his elders in the July Cup at Newmarket and the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville. Connections decided to retire him at the end of his three-year-old campaign, and he rounded off a sparkling season by running out a dominant winner of this race, pulling clear inside the final furlong to win by two lengths. Muhaarar has since embarked on a career as a stallion, with his first progeny racing in 2019, and it will be worth keeping an eye on him in 2020. 

Are there any trials for the Champions Sprint Stakes? 

The Champions Sprint is the finale of the sprint category of the British Champion Series, and as such the route to the race is pretty established. Every so often, key contenders will improve throughout the season through more unorthodox routes, but more often than not, contenders for the Champions Sprint tend to take their chance in races such as the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot, the Nunthorpe Stakes at York, the July Cup at Newmarket and Haydock's Sprint Cup. Meanwhile, a three-year-old contender for the race could emerge from the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. 

Who is the most successful jockey in the Champions Sprint Stakes? 

The winning most jockey in the history of the Champions Sprint is Lester Piggott, with seven wins. Piggott's seven wins in the race came courtesy of Abergwaun (1971), Home Guard (1972), Saritamer (1974), Swingtime (1975), Absalom (1979), Moorestyle (1981) and Salieri (1983).

Who is the most successful trainer in the Champions Sprint Stakes? 

The joint-winning most trainers in the history of the Champions Sprint are Walter Nightingall and Vincent O'Brien, with four wins each. Nightingall's four wins in the race came courtesy of Set Fair (1952 & 1954) and Jack and Jill (1958 & 1959), while O'Brien's four wins in the race were with Abergwaun (1971), Home Guard (1972), Saritamer (1974) and Swingtime (1975).

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