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Thurles Racecourse Guide

Our Thurles racing tips will be for the racecourse located in County Tipperary which hosts national hunt racing and has also hosted flat racing since 2018.

Thurles do stage a flat race card in October however the remaining ten race days per year are national hunt meetings, you can view the upcoming fixtures and going reports on the 'Official Thurles' website.

Highlights: The course plays host to four notable races during the national hunt season, so you can expect racing tips for the following:

In January Thurles hosts both the Brae Chase (Grade 3) won both Gold Cup winners Don Cossack and Sizing John in recent years and by Grand National winners like Amberleigh House in the past and the Coolmore Mares Novice Chase (Grade 2) won by top mare Vroum Vroum Mag in 2015.

In February the Grade 2 Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle is the highlight, whilst in November the highlight is the Listed John Meagher Memorial Chase.

TV Channel: Racing TV

Check our Best Bookmakers For Live Streaming Guide to see where you can watch the live-action after placing your Thurles bets.

* All statistics below are based on the previous five years at Thurles

Thurles Outright Favourite Statistics

  • Flat Handicaps: 5-19 (26%) -7.47
  • Flat Non-Handicaps: 7-14 (50%) +2.24
  • Handicap Chases: 11-46 (24%) -8.84
  • Handicap Hurdles: 10-69 (14%) -34.55
  • Non-Handicap Chases: 35-75 (47%) -4.86
  • Non-Handicap Hurdles: 55-111 (50%) -2.90

Thurles Racecourse Map

Right-handed oval course, 1 mile 2 furlongs in length with an uphill finish.

The hurdle course consists of six hurdles while the chase course involves seven fences, the fourth from home being an open ditch.

Thurles Racecourse Address: Racecourse, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Thurles Racecourse Telephone: 87 755 8882

To buy tickets for a race day at Thurles, head over to their official ticket booking webpage.

Thurles National Hunt Racecourse Map
Thurles National Hunt Racecourse Map

How to use the Thurles Racing Tips on OLBG

When there is a fixture, you will be able to see the Thurles racing tips above.

If you are going racing at Thurles today then be sure to download the OLBG App for the latest Thurles tips at the track.

For each Thurles race, you will be presented with the runners that the OLBG racing tipsters have tipped the most.

You can view the odds, number of tips, percentage of tips, number of comments and a value rating.

You can add the runner directly into your betslip by clicking on the 'Add to Betslip' button.

If you want to examine the Thurles racing tips further simply click on the race time or most popular pick highlighted and you will then be presented with the race page.

On the race page, you will be presented with every runner in the race, along with how many tips each runner has received.

Also, the top three most tipped runners are highlighted at the top along with the Best Tipsters Tip which is the best profit-performing tipster over the last 12 months.

You can also read any comments that our racing tipsters have left and view individual profit performance statistics over the past week, month and year shown to 10-point stakes.

Strike rate and monthly trends are also shown so you can view overall consistency levels.

Finally, if there is no fixture today then why not visit either our 'Racing Tips for Today' page or our 'Best Racing Tipsters' page?

Thurles Jockey & Trainer Statistics (Flat)

Who are the best flat jockeys and trainers to bet on at Thurles?

Whilst A P O'Brien is the most successful trainer at Thurles with a total of five winners, if you backed all of their runners you would be showing a loss. John C McConnell is the most successful trainer at Thurles for those who show a profit if backing all their runners thanks to a total of two winners and an LSP of +4.50. When looking at trainers and looking for some eachway value at Thurles the trainer who shows the best eachway profit is Noel Meade, whose LSP is +9.90 which has been accumulated by a total of eight placings which includes one winner. At the other end of the spectrum is J S Bolger who has a terrible record at Thurles, of all the trainers their LSP of -14.00 is the worst, they have a 0% strike rate with zero winners from fourteen runners.

When looking at the leading jockeys based on wins for those who are also showing a profit when backing all of their rides then it is J A Heffernan who comes out at the top here at Thurles With a total of five winners and an LSP of +33.85. With an eachway LSP of +17.17 at Thurles, Dylan B McMonagle leads the jockeys in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their eight placings which include a total of four winners. The jockey with the worst record at Thurles based on LSP is C T Keane who has only a 0% strike rate with zero winners from twenty-four rides which have returned an LSP of -24.00.

Thurles Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
John C McConnell13-2-2+4.50-1.31
Andrew Slattery12-2-3+1.00+0.41
W P Mullins6-2-2+35.00+20.10
Noel Meade16-1-8+13.00+9.90
Denis Gerard Hogan14-1-2+9.00+1.81
Luke Comer13-1-2+28.00+17.63
D K Weld11-1-3+2.00+0.20
Paul W Flynn3-1-1+3.00+1.13
Sean Byrne2-1-1+15.00+9.00
John Queally2-1-1+3.50+1.70

Thurles Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
J A Heffernan24-5-7+33.85+15.57
Shane Foley22-5-9+12.10+7.01
Dylan B McMonagle13-4-8+23.63+17.17
G F Carroll16-2-7+1.50+9.06
Ben M Coen9-2-2+28.00+14.18
M W Hassett3-2-3+2.63+2.97
Joe Doyle9-1-3+14.00+7.65
Nathan Crosse6-1-1+35.00+20.00
D P McDonogh6-1-3+2.00+0.93
Adam Caffrey4-1-1+3.00+0.75

Thurles Jockey and Trainer Statistics (NH)

Who are the best national hunt jockeys and trainers to bet on at Thurles?

Whilst W P Mullins is the most successful trainer at Thurles with a total of fifty-eight winners, if you backed all of their runners you would be showing a loss. Noel Meade is the most successful trainer at Thurles for those who show a profit if backing all their runners thanks to a total of eight winners and an LSP of +8.16. If you are looking for a trainer to follow in the eachway market then it is Jonathan Fogarty who leads the way at Thurles, they have had a total of five placings which includes three winners over the previous five for an eachway LSP of +30.13. A total of forty-three winners from two hundred eighteen runners at Thurles has Gordon Elliott at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 20% strike rate and worst LSP of -74.59.

P Townend is the leading jockey here at Thurles with thirty-three winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their rides whilst following Darragh O'Keeffe would have returned the most winners (sixteen) from a profitable jockey. With an eachway LSP of +45.71 at Thurles, Miss J Townend leads the jockeys in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their eleven placings which include a total of seven winners. The jockey with the worst record at Thurles based on LSP is Rachael Blackmore who has only a 13% strike rate with sixteen winners from one hundred twenty-four rides which have returned an LSP of -77.57.

Thurles Picks & Hints

Here are some factors at Thurles for certain trainers or jockeys which have been profitable:

  • 13-31 (42%) +12.43 - Backing Gordon Elliott runners when in a Novices Hurdle race
  • 17-40 (43%) +10.85 - Backing W P Mullins runners when horses are aged 6yo
  • 5-7 (71%) +11.38 - Backing J W Kennedy rides when over a trip of 2m6f
  • 7-12 (58%) +10.15 - Backing J W Kennedy rides when in a Novices Hurdle race
  • 9-20 (45%) +10.63 - Backing J W Kennedy rides when on horses aged 6yo

Thurles Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

Here are the best trainer and jockey combinations here at Thurles based on the number of winners:

  • 31 Wins: W P Mullins & P Townend
  • 21 Wins: Gordon Elliott & J W Kennedy
  • 12 Wins: Henry De Bromhead & Rachael Blackmore
  • 9 Wins: W P Mullins & Mr P W Mullins
  • 5 Wins: Gordon Elliott & D N Russell

Thurles Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
Noel Meade42-8-14+8.16-4.27
Miss Elizabeth Doyle36-5-10+37.75+12.38
Eoin Doyle23-5-9+27.00+17.94
W J Austin23-5-12+10.00+5.04
Oliver McKiernan28-3-9+24.00+9.08
J D Dullea20-3-5+3.75-2.10
Noel C Kelly17-3-6+0.75-3.80
P G Fahey10-3-4+20.00+10.42
Timothy Townend9-3-4+64.00+36.00
Jonathan Fogarty9-3-5+53.88+30.13

Thurles Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Darragh O'Keeffe125-16-34+20.17+4.24
R M Power39-10-18+1.50-3.64
K M Donoghue43-8-14+14.85+18.23
Mr J J Codd23-8-15+3.62+2.71
Mr J C Gainford42-7-14+40.33+18.71
Miss J Townend18-7-11+78.43+45.71
Mr M J M O'Sullivan56-5-15+4.33+2.01
Mr B O'Neill22-5-7+43.17+23.24
J M Moore39-3-5+2.00-10.30
E Walsh27-3-7+6.00-2.53

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 Thurles Racecourse which includes the favourite statistics and the trainer and jockey statistics have been created using results from HorseRaceBase.

Darren Brett

Darren Brett

Tipster competition manager

Darren has worked in the horse racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.
James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field of horse racing. He has a thorough understanding of the sport, from analyzing complex statistical data to being part of a winning syndicate at the Cheltenham Festival. Andy is responsible for managing the horse racing trend blogs on OLBG.
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