2022 Great Voltigeur Stakes Betting Odds at York racecourse

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

We’re gearing up for the Great Voltigeur Stakes on 17 August 2022, with this being one of the highlight races of the 2022 Ebor meeting. Changingoftheguard has won three of his previous four outings and looks set to be a strong runner for Aidan O’Brien although there is some stiff competition.

There is a prize pool of over £100,000 for the winner of this Group 2 encounter, with John Gosden and Charlie Appleby having lively chances in the form of Francesco Clemente and Secret State. With a maximum of seventeen runners lining up, we might find that there are some big each-way places.

2022 Great Voltigeur Stakes Tips

Changingoftheguard looks like a worthy favourite when he lines up in the Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes, with the three-year-old having shown some impressive performances already this season.

Having been sent off as the 11/10 favourite in the King Edward VII Stakes, he was able to oblige by a short head, with Ryan Moore succeeding on that occasion. Wayne Lordan had previously been on board when the same horse finished fifth in the Cazoo Derby although there was a win in the Chester Derby and this could be an each-way bet to nothing.

Francesco Clemente hasn’t put a foot wrong when obliging with successive wins and there was an opening season victory at Newmarket, with Frankie Dettori on board the John Gosden-trained runner in the bet365 Wood Ditton Maiden Stakes, while there was a straightforward win at Sandown Park.

Secret State is going to be another interesting contender, with this being another Royal Ascot winner and Charlie Appleby will have high hopes that this Godolphin charge can be super competitive. The runner was sent off as the 4/1 joint-favourite when winning the King George V Stakes.

Grand Alliance is a horse with bags of experience despite being a three-year-old, with Charlie Fellowes having finished second to Changingoftheguard although that defeat was only by a short head and Danny Tudhope is certainly capable of steering him to victory.