Kilbeggan Midlands National Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

Updated: 1175 Horse Racing

See which trainers and jockeys have performed well in this fact-packed blog for the Kilbeggan Midlands National. This is a race that is hosted at Kilbeggan with the race being run over a distance of 3m1f, see which trends the past winners of the Kilbeggan Midlands National have set for this year.

Kilbeggan Midlands National Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends
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Andy Powell Content Editor

Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2025 Kilbeggan Midlands National Preview

The Kilbeggan Midlands National is run at Kilbeggan racecourse in July of each year, this Handicap Chase is a good test of stamina with runners competing over three miles and one furlong where they will face a total of sixteen fences.

Kilbeggan Midlands National Information:

Our dedicated Kilbeggan tips page will not only bring you predictions from the OLBG racing tipsters for the upcoming card that includes the Kilbeggan Midlands National but will also have predictions for each meeting at Kilbeggan throughout the season so be sure to head over there.

How competitive is the Kilbeggan Midlands National market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2007 when the race had an over-round of 120%. The race in 2005 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 160%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Kilbeggan Midlands National, the over-round has been 129%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £129 which is bet.

Kilbeggan Midlands National Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 20 if you had followed the winner of the Kilbeggan Midlands National next time out then you would have backed a total of 2 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -6.00. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2025 Kilbeggan Midlands National.

Over the last 20 renewals, it was Trotsky, trained by D T Hughes and ridden by P W Flood who set the fastest winning time in the Kilbeggan Midlands National, the runner won the race in a time of 5:15.20 when winning the race in 2005. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer M F Morris and jockey Gavin Brouder with Foxy Jacks who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 6:44.90 in the 2023 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Kilbeggan Midlands National over the last 20 renewals:

  1. Trotsky (5:15.20) in 2005
  2. Patton (5:16.60) in 2006
  3. Piano Star (5:24.90) in 2009

Kilbeggan Midlands National Past Winners

Here are the Kilbeggan Midlands National past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. The horse's trainer at the time of winning the Kilbeggan Midlands National and the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Idas Boy (IRE)
10yo 10-13 40/1
Conor Stone-Walsh (5lbs)
Noel Meade (IRE)
Foxy Jacks (IRE)
9yo 11-4 12/1
Gavin Brouder (5lbs)
M F Morris (IRE)
Hurricane Georgie (IRE)
5yo 10-8 8/1
Jack Kennedy
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
The Big Lense (IRE)
8yo 10-10 20/1
Jody McGarvey
Mrs Denise Foster (IRE)
Freewheelin Dylan (IRE)
8yo 11-2 11/1
Ricky Doyle (3lbs)
Dermot A McLoughlin (IRE)
Na Trachtalai Abu (IRE)
9yo 10-12 12/1
Jonathan Burke
J Motherway (IRE)
Rogue Angel (IRE)
10yo 10-8 4/1F
Jack Kennedy
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
Phils Magic (IRE)
7yo 9-13 7/2F
Donagh Meyler (3lbs)
A J Martin (IRE)
Tulsa Jack (IRE)
7yo 9-7 6/1
Jonathan Moore (5lbs)
Noel Meade (IRE)
Ravished (IRE)
7yo 10-8 7/2F
Paul Townend
M F Morris (IRE)

Kilbeggan Midlands National Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Kilbeggan Midlands National over the last 20 renewals is Noel Meade who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Patton (2006), Tulsa Jack (2016) and Idas Boy (2024). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Kilbeggan Midlands National are Gordon Elliott (2 wins), M F Morris (2 wins) and Philip Fenton (2 wins). Two trainers have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Kilbeggan Midlands National, Henry De Bromhead has sent a total of 14 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst W P Mullins has sent out 10 without a winner.

Here are some of the top Kilbeggan Midlands National trainer statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Noel Meade25-3-7+26.50+15.59
Gordon Elliott38-2-5-24.00-18.12
M F Morris8-2-2+9.50+3.69
Philip Fenton2-2-2+12.50+7.82
Dermot A McLoughlin7-1-1+5.00+0.88
A J Martin5-1-1-0.50-1.81
Mrs Denise Foster4-1-1+17.00+9.50
Martin Brassil4-1-1+4.00+1.38
J Motherway2-1-1+11.00+6.50
C A Murphy1-1-1+8.00+5.00

Kilbeggan Midlands National Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Kilbeggan Midlands National over the last 20 renewals is Jack Kennedy who has won the race two times with those two winners coming from Rogue Angel (2018) and Hurricane Georgie (2022).

Here are some of the top Kilbeggan Midlands National jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jack Kennedy5-2-2+9.00+4.50
Sean Flanagan7-1-1+10.00+4.00
Paul Townend7-1-1-2.50-3.81
Jonathan Burke4-1-1+9.00+4.50
Jody McGarvey3-1-1+18.00+10.50
Jonathan Moore3-1-3+4.00+5.75
Donagh Meyler3-1-1+1.50+0.19
Gavin Brouder2-1-1+11.00+6.50
Conor Stone-Walsh1-1-1+40.00+25.00
Ricky Doyle1-1-1+11.00+6.88

Kilbeggan Midlands National Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +55.50 is when runners ran on Soft ground when last winning. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners ran in a Class 4 when last winning, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-40.

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Kilbeggan Midlands National are Roscommon and Limerick, there has been a total number of 4 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 19 winners from a total of 241 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 1 winner from a total of 25 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Kilbeggan Midlands National:

  • Court Cave (2 Wins)
  • Darshaan (2 Wins)
  • Deploy (2 Wins)

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have been disappointed with multiple attempts but no wins in the Kilbeggan Midlands National, that stallion is Yeats who has failed to produce a winner from 5 runners.

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Idas Boy in 2024, winning for Noel Meade at odds of 40/1 under the guidance of Conor Stone-Walsh. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 6 winning favourites in the race. Remember to bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters.

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Kilbeggan Midlands National Preview are at hand, Andy and James. They both work on the Horse racing tips team team looking after the tipsters and managing the tips settlement, whilst also creating and managing all of the horse racing event previews for International racing.

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, a seasoned horse racing analyst with over 15 years of experience, delves into the intricacies of international horse racing, meticulously analyzing complex statistical data to uncover hidden trends. He spearheads the creation and management of OLBG's international horse racing trend blogs, providing valuable insights for bettors worldwide.

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