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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
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Horses 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
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
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When breaking Pontefract down into trips then you can look at which stall and trip combination has produced the best LSP, that would be stall 7 over a trip of 6f which has, over the last five years produced an LSP of +113.03. When breaking Pontefract down into trips then you can look at which stall and trip combination has produced the worst LSP, that would be stall 7 over a trip of 1m which has, over the last five years produced an LSP of -62.10.
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.
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.
Following P T Midgley would have returned a profit here at Pontefract with an LSP of +29.33 and their twenty winners have them at the head of the profitable trainers' list. R A Fahey does lead the trainers' list overall with forty-one winners but shows an overall loss. With an eachway LSP of +24.87 at Pontefract, J G Given leads the trainers in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their eleven placings which include a total of five winners. A total of thirty-four winners from two hundred eighty-two runners at Pontefract has T D Easterby at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 12% strike rate and worst LSP of -88.63.
Daniel Tudhope is the leading jockey here at Pontefract with thirty-eight winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their rides whilst following B A Curtis would have returned the most winners (thirty-four) from a profitable jockey. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Pontefract, then the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is Andrew Mullen, whose LSP is +45.79 which has been accumulated by a total of twenty-four placings which includes ten winners. At the other end of the spectrum is James P Sullivan who has a terrible record at Pontefract, of all the jockeys their LSP of -89.25 is the worse, they have a 5% strike rate with six winners from one hundred twenty-three rides.
Here are some factors at Pontefract for certain trainers or jockeys which have been profitable:
Here are the best trainer and jockey combinations here at Pontefract based on the number of winners:
|P T Midgley||132-20-40||+29.33||+5.78|
|R M Whitaker||63-16-25||+38.08||+19.51|
|Sir Michael Stoute||46-15-22||+10.63||+2.10|
|R M Beckett||36-13-19||+0.79||-2.83|
|M R Channon||66-12-26||+4.13||+4.05|
|T D Barron||43-5-12||+1.13||-2.96|
|J G Given||26-5-11||+36.75||+24.87|
|B A Curtis||153-34-65||+33.88||+16.93|
|Silvestre De Sousa||104-29-52||+14.41||+4.72|
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