Princes of Wales Stakes Preview – 17 June 2015

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Day two of Royal Ascot 2015 will see a £525,000 spectacle in the form of the 16:20 Prince of Wales Stakes. Ten Group One horses will compete in this race that is part of the British Championship Series and open to four-year-olds or older. The going is expected to be good (good to firm in places).

For analysis ahead of the race, it is time to check out the daily speed ratings from the Racing Post. At present, Free Eagle is rated quickest with 129. Free Eagle is also favourite at 9/4 and has won two from five.

Ectot is an intriguing prospect after winning three from five, and is in second with a 125 rating. The four-year-old is also second-favourite for the race at 9/2. Winner of three from its six races, Western Hymm has a 122 rating and is available at 13/2.