Pertemps Network Final Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Cheltenham Festival)

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We look at the Pertemps Network Final ahead of the next renewal, a race contested over 3m at Cheltenham during the Cheltenham Festival to see which runners, trainers and jockeys have previously won the race and which trends can you use to find the winner of the Pertemps Network Final.

Pertemps Network Final Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Cheltenham Festival)
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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 Pertemps Network Final Preview

The Pertemps Final Hurdle is a three-mile handicap hurdle in which some nice gambles have been landed in previous renewals and a race for the trackers as it's been a good pointer for horses running well at future Cheltenham festivals.

Previous Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy won this race and subsequent multiple Grade 1 chase winner Delta Work, 3rd in the 2019 Festival Novices Chase, won this in 2018.

Below we have previewed the Pertemps trends and statistics to help you try and find the winner of the Pertemps Handicap Hurdle Final. Remember, if you are planning to bet on the race, make sure you get the most out of the odds, take a minute to read this BOG article to see what the bookie rules are.

Pertemps Network Final Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Cheltenham tips on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners? We cover every race at the Cheltenham Festival and below you can find links to all of the races for each of Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

How competitive is the Pertemps Network Final market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2015 when the race had an over-round of 124%. The race in 2019 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 138%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Pertemps Network Final, the over-round has been 131%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £131 which is bet.

Pertemps Network Final 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 Pertemps Network Final next time out then you would have backed a total of 3 winners. Backing all 19 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +3.50. Ahead of the 2025 Pertemps Network Final why not head over to the racing predictions for tips on other races today?

Over the last 20 renewals, it was the David Pipe trained Buena Vista ridden by Conor O'Farrell who set the fastest winning time in the Pertemps Network Final, the runner won the race in a time of 5:40.10 was set when winning the race in 2011. At the other end of the scale, it was the combination of trainer Gordon Elliott and jockey Davy Russell with Delta Work who set the slowest winning time, the race-winning time was 6:09.50 in the 2018 renewal.

These are the top three quickest-run Pertemps Network Final over the last 20 renewals:

  1. Buena Vista (5:40.10) in 2011
  2. Call The Cops (5:41.10) in 2015
  3. Cape Tribulation (5:44.30) in 2012
What the expert says...
Although they have only won just over half of the last twenty renewals (11 - 55%), runners who came into the Pertemps Network Final looking for their first win of the season have returned a profit of +25.00. More recently, they have won five of the last six at SPs of 4/1, 10/1, 25/1, 9/1 & 25/1.

Andy Powell - Horse Racing Betting Expert -

Pertemps Network Final Past Winners

Here are the Pertemps Network Final 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 Pertemps Network Final as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Monmiral (FR)
7yo 10-12 25/1
Harry Cobden
Paul Nicholls (GB)
Good Time Jonny (IRE)
8yo 11-4 9/1
Liam McKenna (5lbs)
A J Martin (IRE)
Third Wind (GB)
8yo 10-11 25/1
Tom O'Brien
Hughie Morrison (GB)
Mrs Milner (IRE)
6yo 10-9 12/1
B J Cooper
Paul Nolan (IRE)
Sire Du Berlais (FR)
8yo 11-12 10/1
Barry Geraghty
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
Sire Du Berlais (FR)
7yo 11-9 4/1F
Barry Geraghty
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
Delta Work (FR)
5yo 10-10 6/1
Davy Russell
Gordon Elliott (IRE)
Presenting Percy (GB)
6yo 11-11 11/1
Davy Russell
Patrick G Kelly (IRE)
Mall Dini (IRE)
6yo 10-11 14/1
Davy Russell
Patrick G Kelly (IRE)
Call The Cops (IRE)
6yo 10-12 9/1
Andrew Tinkler
Nicky Henderson (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Pertemps Network Final have been based:

  • GB: 11 winners with an additional 41 placings from 350 runners
  • IRE: 9 winners with an additional 19 placings from 109 runners
  • FR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 6 runners

Pertemps Network Final Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Pertemps Network Final over the last 20 renewals is Gordon Elliott who has won the race three times with those three winners coming from Delta Work (2018) and Sire Du Berlais (2019 & 2020). Other trainers who have recorded multiple wins in the Pertemps Network Final are David Pipe (2 wins) and Patrick G Kelly (2 wins). There is one trainer who has not had the best of times in the Pertemps Network Final, Alan King has sent a total of 12 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Pertemps Network Final 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):

Gordon Elliott22-3-8+1.00+1.38
David Pipe26-2-6+12.00+12.63
Patrick G Kelly2-2-2+25.00+15.63
Nicky Henderson27-1-4-17.00-5.74
Jonjo O'Neill26-1-2+0.00-8.12
Philip Hobbs26-1-2-20.50-20.44
Nigel Twiston-Davies19-1-3+0.00-0.93
Paul Nicholls18-1-5+8.00+10.51
Venetia Williams11-1-3+6.00+10.13
A J Martin4-1-1+6.00+2.63

Pertemps Network Final Jockey Statistics

There is one jockey who has not had the best of times in the Pertemps Network Final, Sam Twiston-Davies has ridden a total of 14 runners to the race without recording any wins.

Here are some of the top Pertemps Network Final 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):

Aidan Coleman12-1-2+5.00+3.63
Paddy Brennan9-1-4+10.00+8.82
Harry Cobden5-1-2+21.00+16.26
Richie McLernon5-1-1+21.00+11.63
Conor O'Farrell4-1-1+17.00+9.50
Denis O'Regan3-1-1+12.00+6.75
Liam McKenna1-1-1+9.00+5.63
Sam Twiston-Davies14-0-2-14.00-8.18
Mark Walsh9-0-1-9.00-6.50
Nick Scholfield7-0-0-7.00-7.00

Pertemps Network Final Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +25.00 is when runners had 0 season wins. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 2 places in the past 180 days, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-128.

The courses that have produced the most winners of the Pertemps Network Final are Haydock, Leopardstown and Warwick, there has been a total number of 3 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 440 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 Pertemps Network Final:

  • In The Wings (2 Wins)
  • Poliglote (2 Wins)
  • Shirocco (2 Wins)

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Pertemps Network Final despite multiple attempts:

  • Old Vic (0 Wins from 12 runners)
  • Westerner (0 Wins from 12 runners)
  • Sadlers Wells (0 Wins from 9 runners)
  • Shantou (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Yeats (0 Wins from 6 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Kadoun in 2006, winning for M J P O'Brien at odds of 50/1 under the guidance of T G M Ryan. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there have been 2 winning favourites in the race. Remember to use the best racing tipsters along with the information on this page to find you a bet on the 2025 Pertemps Network Final.

Schedule for Tuesday at the Cheltenham Festival

Prepare for the ROAR of the Cheltenham Festival on the opening day when the tape goes up for the Supreme Novices Hurdle, the feature on Tuesday is the Champion Hurdle.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:30 Cheltenham
Supreme Novices Hurdle
Slade Steel (IRE)
6yo - 7/2
Henry De Bromhead
Rachael Blackmore
14:10 Cheltenham
Arkle Challenge Trophy
Gaelic Warrior (GER)
6yo - 2/1
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
14:50 Cheltenham
Ultima Handicap Chase
Chianti Classico (IRE)
7yo - 6/1
Kim Bailey
David Bass
15:30 Cheltenham
Champion Hurdle
State Man (FR)
7yo - 2/5
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
16:10 Cheltenham
Close Brothers Mares Hurdle
Lossiemouth (FR)
5yo - 8/13
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
16:50 Cheltenham
Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle
Lark In The Mornin (GER)
4yo - 9/1
Joseph Patrick O'Brien
J J Slevin
17:30 Cheltenham
National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup
Corbetts Cross (IRE)
7yo - 15/8
Emmet Mullins
Mr Derek O'Connor

Schedule for Wednesday at the Cheltenham Festival

The dust has settled on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival and now on to day two. The feature on the second day is the Queen Mother Champion Chase. We also have the cross country scheduled on Wednesday, a race like Marmite, some love it and some don't!

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:30 Cheltenham
Baring Bingham Novices Hurdle
Ballyburn (IRE)
6yo - 1/2
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
14:10 Cheltenham
Brown Advisory Novices Chase
Fact To File (FR)
7yo - 8/13
W P Mullins
Mark Walsh
14:50 Cheltenham
Coral Cup
Langer Dan (IRE)
8yo - 13/2
Dan Skelton
Harry Skelton
15:30 Cheltenham
Queen Mother Champion Chase
Captain Guinness (IRE)
9yo - 17/2
Henry De Bromhead
Rachael Blackmore
16:10 Cheltenham
Cross Country Chase
Delta Work (FR)
10yo - 11/10
Gordon Elliott
Keith Donoghue
16:50 Cheltenham
Johnny Henderson Grand Annual
Unexpected Party (FR)
9yo - 12/1
Dan Skelton
Harry Skelton
17:30 Cheltenham
Champion Bumper
Jasmin De Vaux (FR)
5yo - 9/2
W P Mullins
Mr P W Mullins

Schedule for Thursday at the Cheltenham Festival

Halfway through the festival and onto day three where the Stayers Hurdle is the feature race. A hurdle race to test the stamina and see how can last best up the Cheltenham hill.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:30 Cheltenham
Turners Novices Chase
Grey Dawning (IRE)
7yo - 5/2
Dan Skelton
Harry Skelton
14:10 Cheltenham
Pertemps Network Final
Monmiral (FR)
7yo - 25/1
Paul Nicholls
Harry Cobden
14:50 Cheltenham
Ryanair Chase
Protektorat (FR)
9yo - 17/2
Dan Skelton
Harry Skelton
15:30 Cheltenham
Stayers Hurdle
Teahupoo (FR)
7yo - 5/4
Gordon Elliott
Jack Kennedy
16:10 Cheltenham
Festival Plate
Shakem UpArry (IRE)
10yo - 8/1
Ben Pauling
Ben Jones
16:50 Cheltenham
Mares Novices Hurdle
Golden Ace (GB)
6yo - 10/1
Jeremy Scott
Lorcan Williams
17:30 Cheltenham
Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup
Inothewayurthinkin (IRE)
6yo - 13/8
Gavin Cromwell
Mr Derek O'Connor

Schedule for Friday at the Cheltenham Festival

The final day of the festival and feature race that we have all been waiting for, the Cheltenham Gold Cup in which the Irish have been fairly dominant in recent years.

RaceLast WinnerInfo
13:30 Cheltenham
Triumph Hurdle
Majborough (FR)
4yo - 6/1
W P Mullins
Mark Walsh
14:10 Cheltenham
County Handicap Hurdle
Absurde (FR)
6yo - 12/1
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
14:50 Cheltenham
Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle
Stellar Story (IRE)
7yo - 33/1
Gordon Elliott
Sam Ewing
15:30 Cheltenham
Cheltenham Gold Cup
Galopin Des Champs (FR)
8yo - 10/11
W P Mullins
Paul Townend
16:10 Cheltenham
Foxhunter Chase Challenge Cup
Sine Nomine (GB)
8yo - 8/1
Fiona Needham
Mr John Dawson
16:50 Cheltenham
Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase
Limerick Lace (IRE)
7yo - 3/1
Gavin Cromwell
Keith Donoghue
17:30 Cheltenham
Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle
Better Days Ahead (IRE)
6yo - 5/1
Gordon Elliott
Danny Gilligan

Article Contributor Information

We are blessed with an excellent team of specialists and experts at OLBG. Contributing to creating and maintaining this Pertemps Network Final 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 National Hunt 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 expert with over 15 years of experience, possesses a comprehensive understanding of the sport, from delving into complex statistical data for jump racing in the UK and Ireland to crafting insightful national hunt racing blogs for OLBG.

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