Dewhurst Stakes Betting Tips & Expert Advice

The Dewhurst Stakes is England's top juvenile flat race.

Ran in the latter stages of the year at Newmarket racecourse, this event pits the top two-year-old colts and fillies against each other with a prize pool of £533,750 on the line.

Dewhurst Stakes Information

  • DateSat 10 Oct, 2020
  • Race Time16:30
  • RacecourseNewmarket
  • Race Distance1408 metres
  • Conditions2YO Excluding Geldings
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money£533,750

Dewhurst Stakes Betting Tips

Open to both two-year-old colts and fillies, the Dewhurst Stakes is scheduled to take place each year in October and offers a pursue of £500,000 in prize money, which attracts top connections from around the globe. 

The ante-post market for this big race usually opens a few weeks before, with some of the top two-year-olds priced up in case they are entered. 

Check below for our Dewhurst Stakes betting tips:

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 Hot2018
US Navy Flag2017
Air Force Blue2015
War Command2013
Dawn Approach2012
Parish Hall2011
Intense Focus2008
New Approach2007
Sir Percy2005
Milk It Mick2003
Tout Seul2002
Rock Of Gibraltar2001

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. 

Dewhurst Stakes FAQ

When is the 2020 Dewhurst Stakes?

The 2020 Dewhurst Stakes is set to be held on October 10, 2019 from Newmarket in the UK.

Where is the Dewhurst Stakes held?

The Dewhurst Stakes is held every year at Newmarket racecourse, which is located in England.

Who won the 2019 Dewhurst Stakes?

Godolphin star Pinatubo delivered a punishing win in the most recent Dewhurst Stakes.

What is the prize money of the Dewhurst Stakes?

£533,750 is the total prize pool of the Dewhurst Stakes, with just over £300,000 going to the winner.

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