Dewhurst Stakes Odds
Betting for the Dewhurst Stakes always creates plenty of interest and there’s very often a well fancied favourite who people expect to be a real star of the future.
That isn’t always the case, but only time will tell if the latest renewal follows the theory.
We will update this page as soon as Dewhurst Stakes odds are available.
Dewhurst Stakes Offers
Saturday’s are when the bookies really go to town on their offers and promotions in the UK, and the Dewhurst Stakes is no exception as one of the final few big Saturday’s left in the British flat season.
From winning distance to enhanced multiples you’re likely to see them all popping up for Future Champions Day at Newmarket, but in particular, Bet365
come highly recommended.
They have particularly good offers and bonuses on all their horse racing markets and are sure to have something for the Dewhurst Stakes.
Dewhurst Stakes Field
Stars of the future are usually aplenty in the Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket, and a quick look at the previous winners of this race are good enough proof for that.
The final field won’t be confirmed until the declaration stage which is two days before the race, usually around 10:30am UK time.
However, punters can do worse than follow any runners trained by Aidan O’Brien. He clocked up his fifth winner in the race in 2017 as US Navy Flag sealed a hat-trick of renewals after Churchill won in 2016 and Air Force Blue back in 2015.
Dewhurst Stakes Form Guide
Those at the head of the market in the betting for the Dewhurst Stakes usually deliver for the punters. Eight of the last 12 winners of the race came from the top three in the betting while seven of those were the overall market leader.
Too Darn Hot was an EVS favourite in 2018, Churchill was sent off as the 8/11 favourite in 2016 and Air Force Blue was priced at 4/6 favourite when clinching victory in 2015.
Eight of the last 12 winners also won on their last run which is a good indicator to the class required to win this famous Group One. The National Stakes at the Curragh is a particularly good marker as four of the last 12 winners won that race on their last outing.
Dewhurst Stakes Previous Winners
|Too Darn Hot||2018|
|US Navy Flag||2017|
|Air Force Blue||2015|
|Milk It Mick||2003|
|Rock Of Gibraltar||2001|
Dewhurst Stakes Live Streaming
The Dewhurst Stakes is a race that isn’t to be missed, so how you are going to catch a glimpse of the action is well worth thinking about.
In the UK, the race will be shown live on terrestrial TV thanks to ITV Racing, although cable and satellite customers can also get the race on RacingUK with a subscription to the channel.
If that isn’t an option for you though. Bet365
offer a live streaming service which is available as long as you have a positive balance or have placed a bet with them in the last 24 hours.
Dewhurst Stakes Raceday Schedule
Future Champions Day is really the last big day of the season at Newmarket, and therefore makes the Dewhurst Stakes the last big event of the year at the British HQ of flat racing.
Below, you’ll find further details of the race time for the Dewhurst Stakes as well as the rest of the races on an excellent Saturday of racing.
The Dewhurst Stakes is the feature event on a seven-race card at Newmarket, which also includes other important races such as the Autumn Stakes and the famous Cesarewitch Heritage Handicap.
Race 1 – The Dubai Nursery Handicap Stakes
Race 2 - The Godolphin Flying Start Zetland Stakes
Race 3 - The Dubai Autumn Stakes
Race 4 - The Darley Dewhurst Stakes
Race 5 – The Emirates Cesarewitch (Heritage Handicap)
Race 6 - The Dubai British EBF Boadicea Fillies' Stakes
Race 7 - The Darley Stakes
Dewhurst Stakes History
Founded by a gentleman called Thomas Gee in 1875, the Dewhurst Stakes was originally given the title of the Dewhurst Plate, in honour of Gee’s Dewhurst Stud at Wadhurst.
It’s a race that has been held in high regard since day dot as well, with the first four winners of the Dewhurst going on to win one or more of the next year’s Classics. A feat the is still associated with winners of the race in the modern era.
Formerly part of Newmarket’s Champions Day meeting, it was moved to Future Champions Day in 2011 and has remained there ever since.
At one stage, the winner was automatically given an invitation to compete in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf but this was removed from the series in 2012.