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Pontefract Racing Tips

Pontefract tips on horses running at the races today. Check out the most popular Pontefract tips below or see what the most popular tipsters are predicting will win at Pontefract Races today. For today's racing tips from all courses please head to the main page for horse racing tips.

Pontefract Tips and Racecourse Guide

Pontefract in West Yorkshire stages around 16 meetings a year from April through to October.

Highlights: Pontefract plays host to five listed races, the Flying Fillies Stakes (August), Pipalong Stakes (July), Pontefract Castle Stakes (June), Pomfret Stakes (July), and Silver Tankard Stakes (October).

Type Of Racing: Flat only.

TV Channel: Racing TV

Bookmaker Streaming Services Available from: Betfair, Bet 365, Ladbrokes.

Horses that are drawn low at Pontefract generally do have an advantage, especially over sprint trips as they are covering less ground on this left-handed track. When the ground is really soft the draw bias is less pronounced as runners tend to come to the stand side after the turn into the home straight.

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* All statistics below are based on the previous five seasons at Pontefract

Pontefract Outright Favourite Statistics

  • Flat Handicaps: 105-325 (32%) -13.81
  • Flat Non-Handicaps: 51-120 (43%) -12.72
  • Pontefract Racecourse Map

    Flat: left-handed oval-shaped course, undulating in nature.

    The final three furlongs are uphill which puts an emphasis on stamina, you could argue that the course is generally stiff and saving ground is important.

    Pontefract Racecourse Address: Pontefract Park, Park Rd, Pontefract WF8 4QD

    Pontefract Racecourse Telephone: 01977 781307

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

    Pontefract Flat Racecourse Map
    Pontefract Flat Racecourse Map
  • Pontefract Draw Bias

    With an LSP of +94.03, the most successful stall at Pontefract is stall 7 when backing runners over a trip of 6f over the last five years. Backing stall 11 at Pontefract over a trip of 6f is the most unsuccessful stall and trip combination at Pontefract returning an LSP of -58.00 over the last five years.

    Here we have the draw bias for Pontefract 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)

    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.

    Pontefract Jockey & Trainer Statistics

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

    With a total number of thirty-seven winners at Pontefract, R A Fahey leads the way for winners from trainers who have shown a profit (+8.66) for all of their runners at Pontefract. If you are more of an eachway player then you may want to know which trainer is best to follow at Pontefract and that would be B M R Haslam who shows the best eachway LSP which is +48.95 thanks to their seven placings (two winners). A total of thirty-one winners from three hundred ten runners at Pontefract has T D Easterby at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 10% strike rate and worst LSP of -100.88.

    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 B A Curtis who comes out at the top here at Pontefract With a total of thirty-six winners and an LSP of +39.83. With an eachway LSP of +111.71 at Pontefract, Andrew Mullen leads the jockeys in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their twenty-three placings which include a total of ten winners. With an LSP of -65.73 at Pontefract, Daniel Tudhope heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, which is a result of thirty-five winners from one hundred ninety-one rides which is a strike rate of 18%.

    Pontefract Picks & Hints

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

    • 7-14 (50%) +30.41 - Backing Hollie Doyle rides when over a trip of 6f
    • 6-14 (43%) +16.21 - Backing Archie Watson runners when in a Handicap race
    • 7-16 (44%) +10.96 - Backing Sir Michael Stoute runners when over a trip of 1m
    • 5-6 (83%) +11.00 - Backing Kevin Stott rides when in a Handicap Nursery race

    Pontefract Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

    • 17 Wins: T D Easterby & David Allan
    • 17 Wins: R A Fahey & Paul Hanagan
    • 15 Wins: D O'Meara & Daniel Tudhope
    • 10 Wins: P T Midgley & G Lee
    • 9 Wins: K A Ryan & Kevin Stott

    Pontefract Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    R A Fahey 270-37-95 +8.66 -3.29
    P T Midgley 138-20-39 +18.83 -6.38
    Sir Michael Stoute 41-13-17 +8.29 -0.01
    M Dods 91-12-29 +2.08 -5.94
    R M Whitaker 50-9-16 +11.75 +1.09
    Archie Watson 26-9-12 +12.28 +6.31
    M W Easterby 92-8-22 +11.88 +11.38
    D Carroll 43-7-13 +29.33 +13.25
    E A L Dunlop 20-6-10 +33.41 +19.92
    T D Barron 41-5-12 +14.13 +5.68

    Pontefract Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    B A Curtis 146-36-68 +39.83 +24.82
    G Lee 193-23-50 +12.83 -10.39
    Silvestre De Sousa 86-22-41 +9.58 +1.80
    Joe Fanning 109-14-37 +9.38 +4.13
    Hollie Doyle 45-13-20 +13.19 +4.67
    Clifford Lee 65-11-18 +3.21 -3.69
    Andrew Mullen 93-10-23 +195.83 +111.71
    Paul Mulrennan 95-9-26 +11.13 +15.79
    Ryan Moore 32-9-17 +7.83 +3.58
    D Nolan 46-6-16 +15.38 +7.11

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