Lanzarote Hurdle Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends

Updated: 3090 Horse Racing

We look at the Lanzarote Hurdle ahead of the next renewal, a race contested over 2m5f at Kempton to see which runners, trainers and jockeys have previously won the race and which trends you can use to find the winner of the Lanzarote Hurdle.

Lanzarote Hurdle Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends
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 Lanzarote Hurdle Preview

The Lanzarote Hurdle is run at the Kempton racecourse in January of each year and is a handicap hurdle over 2m5f. Initially run over a trip of two miles, the Lanzarote Hurdle was extended to the current distance after being switched back to Kempton. In 2006 the race was run at Carlisle whilst redevelopment was taking place at Kempton, finishing in a dead heat.

Lanzarote Hurdle Information:

Why not use the trends shortlist below to help you narrow down the field and then head over to the dedicated Kempton tips page to see which runners are being supported by the OLBG expert racing tipsters to find yourself a bet? You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Other Principal Races at Kempton Racecourse section for links to these.

How competitive is the Lanzarote Hurdle market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2016 when the race had an over-round of 116%. The race in 2023 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 136%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Lanzarote Hurdle, the over-round has been 124%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £124 which is bet.

Lanzarote Hurdle 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 Lanzarote Hurdle next time out then you would have backed a total of 3 winners. Backing all 20 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of -8.00. Ahead of the 2025 Lanzarote Hurdle why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today?

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the Mark Rimell trained Crossbow Creek ridden by Jim Crowley who set the fastest winning time in the Lanzarote Hurdle, the runner won the race in a time of 3:48.00 was set when winning the race in 2005. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Andy Turnell and jockey Nick Scholfield with Micheal Flips who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 5:50.60 in the 2010 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Lanzarote Hurdle over the last 20 renewals:

  1. Crossbow Creek (3:48.00) in 2005
  2. Limerick Boy (3:49.00) in 2004
  3. Rayshan (4:28.60) in 2006

Lanzarote Hurdle Past Winners

Here are the Lanzarote Hurdle 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 trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Lanzarote Hurdle as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Race Notes: The race was abandoned in 2001 & 2009.

Jay Jay Reilly (IRE)
8yo 11-0 33/1
Tristan Durrell (3lbs)
Dan Skelton (GB)
West Balboa (IRE)
7yo 10-11 12/1
Bridget Andrews
Dan Skelton (GB)
Cobblers Dream (IRE)
6yo 10-10 10/1
Jack Quinlan
Ben Case (GB)
Boreham Bill (IRE)
9yo 10-11 66/1
Ben Jones (3lbs)
Emma Lavelle (GB)
Burrows Edge (FR)
7yo 11-4 5/1
Nico de Boinville
Nicky Henderson (GB)
Big Time Dancer (IRE)
6yo 10-10 16/1
Jonjo O'Neill Jr (5lbs)
Jennie Candlish (GB)
William Henry (IRE)
8yo 11-7 7/1
James Bowen (5lbs)
Nicky Henderson (GB)
Modus (GB)
7yo 11-4 7/1
Barry Geraghty
Paul Nicholls (GB)
Yala Enki (FR)
6yo 9-12 11/4F
Charlie Deutsch (5lbs)
Venetia Williams (GB)
Tea For Two (GB)
6yo 9-12 9/2F
Lizzie Kelly (7lbs)
Nick Williams (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Lanzarote Hurdle have been based:

  • GB: 21 winners with an additional 48 placings from 306 runners
  • IRE: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 2 runners

Lanzarote Hurdle Trainer Statistics

There are multiple leading trainers in the Lanzarote Hurdle over the last 20 renewals with Nicky Henderson, Paul Nicholls and Nick Williams having all won the race three times. Nicky Henderson winners have been with Oscara Dara (2013), William Henry (2018) and Burrows Edge (2020). Paul Nicholls winners have been with Nycteos (2008), Saphir Du Rheu (2014) and Modus (2017). Nick Williams winners have been with James De Vassy (2011), Swincombe Flame (2012) and Tea For Two (2015). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Lanzarote Hurdle are Venetia Williams (2 wins) and Dan Skelton (2 wins). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Lanzarote Hurdle, Philip Hobbs has sent a total of 15 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Lanzarote Hurdle 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):

Nicky Henderson28-3-10-8.00+0.68
Paul Nicholls23-3-10-5.25+2.84
Nick Williams5-3-3+15.00+8.62
Venetia Williams13-2-2+1.75-3.35
Dan Skelton12-2-5+35.00+25.13
Gary Moore15-1-3+6.00+3.75
Emma Lavelle7-1-2+60.00+37.00
Jonjo O'Neill6-1-1-2.50-3.44
Nicky Richards4-1-1+19.00+10.75
Ben Case3-1-1+8.00+4.25

Lanzarote Hurdle Jockey Statistics

The leading jockey in the Lanzarote Hurdle over the last 20 renewals is William Kennedy who has won the race two times with those two winners coming from James De Vassy (2011) and Swincombe Flame (2012).

Here are some of the top Lanzarote Hurdle 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):

William Kennedy4-2-3+10.50+6.76
Bridget Andrews5-1-3+8.00+8.00
Nico de Boinville5-1-1+1.00-0.87
Jack Quinlan4-1-1+7.00+3.25
James Bowen4-1-3+4.00+6.85
Nick Scholfield3-1-1+7.00+3.63
Jonjo O'Neill Jr2-1-1+15.00+9.00
Charlie Deutsch2-1-1+1.75+0.65
Ben Jones1-1-1+66.00+41.25
Tristan Durrell1-1-1+33.00+20.63

Lanzarote Hurdle Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +130.25 is when runners had 2 career wins in Jumps (Hurdle) races. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners wore a tongue-tie, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-36.

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Lanzarote Hurdle are Cheltenham, Ascot, Doncaster, Newbury, Kempton, Sandown and Haydock, there has been a total number of 2 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 298 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 2 winners from a total of 10 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, these are the stallions whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Lanzarote Hurdle:

  • Kayf Tara (2 Wins)
  • Yeats (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Lanzarote Hurdle despite multiple attempts:

  • Beneficial (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Mahler (0 Wins from 6 runners)
  • Flemensfirth (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • Golden Horn (0 Wins from 5 runners)
  • In The Wings (0 Wins from 5 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Boreham Bill in 2021, winning for Emma Lavelle at odds of 66/1 under the guidance of Ben Jones. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 5 winning favourites in the race. Ahead of the 2025 Lanzarote Hurdle why not head over to the best racing tipster page to see what the tipsters are backing today?

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We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this 2025 Lanzarote Hurdle Preview are at hand, Andy Powell and Darren Brett. 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.

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Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy has one of the greatest horse racing results and ratings databases known to man, all of his own creation. with 20 years of collating and following form, ratings and trends, he adds another layer of knowledge to our race previews.

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