Dundalk Racecourse Guide
Dundalk's all-weather track opened in 2007 and stages racing throughout the year with the bulk of racing taking place from November through to March.
Friday nights under the lights at Dundalk have become a popular feature for race fans in Ireland, head over to the official Dundalk Racecourse website to plan your day or evening of racing by viewing a list of fixtures and events taking place throughout the year, you can also book your tickets online.
Highlights: The feature races of the year both take place in October, these are the Group 3 Diamond Stakes which has been won by the likes of Mastercraftsman and Declaration Of War and also the Group 3 Mercury Stakes a race won twice by the dual King George Stakes winner Take Cover.
TV Channel: Racing TV
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* All statistics below are based on the previous five years at Dundalk
Dundalk Outright Favourite Statistics
- AW Handicaps: 231-936 (25%) -138.70
- AW Non-Handicaps: 167-432 (39%) -55.18
Dundalk Racecourse Map
Dundalk is a left-handed oval course with a Polytrack surface and about 10 furlongs in extent, with a run-in of about 2½ furlongs. A 5f chute joins the main course on the home bend just over 3½ furlongs from the finish, while the 1-mile start is in a short chute at the start of the back straight.
Dundalk Racecourse Address: Racecourse Rd, Dowdallshill, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 FFP3, Ireland
Dundalk Racecourse Telephone: 42 933 4438
To buy tickets for a race day at Dundalk, head over to their official ticket booking webpage.
How can I use the betting tips provided by the tipsters to help me find winning bets for the horse racing at Dundalk?
Every race from Dundalk is listed on our site along with race time and the most popular tipped horse for each race highlighted. This is accompanied by the latest betting odds, the number of tips and comments made on this selection and OLBG’s star rating.
The number of tips and comments made on a particular selection is represented in numbers & percentages. The star rating combines the popularity of a horse and the latest betting odds.
To view the comments on that selection or to see what the other tipped horses are, click on the Dundalk picks highlighted. Here you’ll see more information on the horses running at Dundalk including form, age, weight, jockey etc.
You’ll be able to read the comments made by tipsters and make an informed choice on who makes the best argument.
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Using the Dundalk betting tips and best bookies
You have the knowledge at your fingertips and it’s up to you how you use it but let’s see what you can do more concisely;
- You can use the most popular Dundalk tips today to put into singles or put into a combo such as a double, treble or Lucky 15
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Dundalk Draw Bias
The most profitable stall at Dundalk in the win market when breaking it down to race trips is stall 5 over a trip of 5f, backing all runners in this stall over that trip over the past five years would have returned a profit of +68.80. The stall with the worst loss at Dundalk in the win market when breaking it down to race trips is stall 1 over a trip of 1m, backing all runners in this stall over that trip over the past five years would have returned a loss of -228.26.
Here we have the draw bias for Dundalk taken into consideration races with ten or more runners, we will break down the figures by race distance, draws can be much more important over the shorter trips in which runners do not have time to find their position during the race meaning the draw is probably more important than the races over longer distances.
- Sprints (5f to 7½f)
- Mile (1m to 1m1½f)
- Middle Distance (1m2f to 1m5½f)
- Long Distance (1m6f or further)
The following table shows a breakdown over a group of trips and shows how each position of the draw does, for example in a twelve-runner race would be Low (Stalls 1-4), Mid (Stalls 5-8) and High (Stalls 9-12), the positions will always be lowest stall number to highest.
Dundalk Top Jockey & Trainer Statistics
Who are the best all-weather jockeys and trainers to bet on at Dundalk?
Joseph Patrick O'Brien is the leading trainer here at Dundalk with one hundred twenty winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their runners whilst following A P O'Brien would have returned the most winners (forty-eight) from a profitable trainer. With an eachway LSP of +57.55 at Dundalk, Ciaran Murphy leads the trainers in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their twenty-six placings which include a total of fourteen winners. The trainer with the worst record at Dundalk based on LSP is John C McConnell who has only a 7% strike rate with sixty-two winners from nine hundred four runners who have returned an LSP of -328.55.
Following Connor Hoban would have returned a profit here at Dundalk with an LSP of +12.24 and their thirty winners have them at the head of the profitable jockeys' list. C T Keane does lead the jockeys' list overall with one hundred thirty-three winners but shows an overall loss. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Dundalk, then the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is O McSweeney, whose LSP is +26.36 which has been accumulated by a total of twenty placings which includes thirteen winners. A total of seventy-three winners from eight hundred four rides at Dundalk has C D Hayes at the wrong end of the jockeys' list with their 9% strike rate and worst LSP of -273.63.
Dundalk Picks & Hints
Here are some factors at Dundalk for certain trainers or jockeys which have been profitable:
- 11-26 (42%) +31.31 - Backing C T Keane rides when in a Handicap Nursery race
- 8-17 (47%) +30.00 - Backing G M Lyons runners when over a trip of 1m4f
- 9-22 (41%) +19.41 - Backing G M Lyons runners when in a Handicap Nursery race
- 5-10 (50%) +19.83 - Backing Edward Lynam runners when over a trip of 1m4f
- 6-12 (50%) +18.21 - Backing W P Browne runners when in a Non-Handicap race
Dundalk Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations
Here are the best trainer and jockey combinations here at Dundalk based on the number of winners:
- 51 Wins: G M Lyons & C T Keane
- 48 Wins: M Halford & R P Whelan
- 25 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & D P McDonogh
- 21 Wins: John C McConnell & Siobhan Rutledge
- 20 Wins: Mrs John Harrington & Shane Foley
Dundalk Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit
|A P O'Brien
|Jack W Davison
|W P Browne
|D P Coakley
Dundalk Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit
|A C Persse
|Miss N Bennett
With a huge combined experience of horse racing between them, this content has been created and is maintained by Darren Brett, James Banting and Andy Powell. All of the data for Dundalk Racecourse which includes the favourite statistics, draw bias and the trainer and jockey statistics have been created using results from HorseRaceBase.