Dundalk Picks

You’ll find regular winning Dundalk picks from the tipsters on OLBG who share their knowledge on a daily basis and you can use this to help you find those winners for the horse racing at Dundalk. You’ll see that there is a monthly tipping competition and you can track a particular tipster’s tipping history by clicking on their username. Don't forget OLBG provides free horse racing picks from all tracks and countries on the main page.

  • Dundalk Racetrack Guide

    Dundalk's all-weather track opened in 2007 and stages racing throughout the year with the bulk of racing taking place from November through to March. For the latest news from Dundalk and upcoming fixtures, head over to the official Dundalk racetrack website.

    Highlights: The feature race of the year is the Group 3 Diamond Stakes which takes place in October and has been won by the likes of Mastercraftsman and Declaration Of War.

    * All statistics below are based on the previous five years at Dundalk

    Dundalk Outright Favourite Statistics

    • AW Handicaps: 215-873 (25%) -127.88
    • AW Non-Handicaps: 184-423 (43%) -4.34
  • Dundalk Racecourse Map

    Dundalk is a left-handed oval track with a Polytrack surface and about 10 furlongs in extent, with a run-in of about 2½ furlongs. A 5f chute joins the main track on the home bend just over 3½ furlongs from the finish, while the 1-mile start is in a short chute at the start of the back straight.

    Dundalk Racetrack Address: Racecourse Rd, Dowdallshill, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 FFP3, Ireland

    Dundalk Racetrack Telephone: 42 933 4438

    Dundalk Flat Racecourse Map
    Dundalk Flat Racecourse Map
  • How can I use the betting picks provided by the tipsters to help me find winning bets for the horse racing at Dundalk?

    Every race from Dundalk is listed on our site along with race time and the most popular tipped horse for each race highlighted. This is accompanied by the latest betting odds, the number of picks and comments made on this selection and OLBG’s star rating.

    The number of picks and comments made on a particular selection is represented in numbers & percentages. The star rating combines the popularity of a horse and the latest betting odds.

    To view the comments on that selection or to see what the other tipped horses are, click on the Dundalk picks highlighted. Here you’ll see more information on the horses running at Dundalk including form, age, weight, jockey etc. You’ll be able to read the comments made by tipsters and make an informed choice on who makes the best argument.

  • Dundalk Draw Bias

    With an LSP of +70.41, the most successful stall at Dundalk is stall 12 when backing runners over a trip of 1m2½f over the last five years. Backing stall 1 at Dundalk over a trip of 1m is the most unsuccessful stall and trip combination at Dundalk returning an LSP of -230.91 over the last five years.

    Here we have the draw bias for Dundalk 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)
    • Long Distance (1m6f or further)

    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.

  • Dundalk Top Jockey & Trainer Statistics

    Who are the best all-weather jockeys and trainers to bet on at Dundalk?

    Joseph Patrick O'Brien is the leading trainer here at Dundalk with one hundred thirty-nine winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their runners whilst following A P O'Brien would have returned the most winners (fifty-four) from a profitable trainer. When looking at trainers and looking for some eachway value at Dundalk then the trainer who shows the best eachway profit is Donal Commins, that LSP is +54.05 which has been accumulated by a total of six placings which includes four winners. A total of thirty-four winners from five hundred seventy-five runners at Dundalk has Denis Gerard Hogan at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 6% strike rate and worst LSP of -272.79.

    Whilst C T Keane is the most successful jockey at Dundalk with a total of one hundred twenty-six winners, if you backed all of their rides you would be showing a loss. M P Sheehy is the most successful jockey at Dundalk for those who show a profit if backing all their rides thanks to a total of twenty-seven winners and an LSP of +0.89. D King is the jockey to follow at Dundalk if you are backing eachway as they show the best LSP of all the jockeys in the eachway markets, that is +9.52 which is courtesy of their twelve placings (three winners). At the other end of the spectrum is R P Cleary who has a terrible record at Dundalk, of all the jockeys their LSP of -337.37 is the worse, they have a 5% strike rate with twenty-nine winners from six hundred sixteen rides.

    Dundalk Picks & Hints

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

    • 5-11 (45%) +29.75 - Backing G F Carroll rides when in a Handicap Nursery race
    • 7-17 (41%) +12.75 - Backing Donnacha O'Brien runners when in a Maiden race

    Dundalk Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

    • 56 Wins: G M Lyons & C T Keane
    • 38 Wins: M Halford & R P Whelan
    • 27 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & S M Crosse
    • 24 Wins: J S Bolger & K J Manning
    • 21 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & D P McDonogh

    Dundalk Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    A P O'Brien 197-54-106 +13.49 -2.04
    Andrew Oliver 169-25-57 +35.92 +15.78
    Richard John O'Brien 187-22-44 +21.83 -23.80
    Kevin Prendergast 110-17-39 +28.87 +14.25
    P J F Murphy 104-17-32 +4.19 -10.36
    P J Prendergast 59-10-26 +5.93 +2.91
    D P Coakley 45-9-14 +11.75 +2.26
    Donnacha O'Brien 31-9-15 +9.88 +2.36
    Lee Smyth 110-8-16 +98.00 +39.99
    Shane Nolan 72-7-13 +33.50 +6.23

    Dundalk Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    M P Sheehy 213-27-54 +0.89 -25.77
    Siobhan Rutledge 228-21-49 +27.04 -10.05
    C J McGovern 160-15-31 +5.13 -24.33
    Scott McCullagh 82-5-14 +4.50 -10.87
    Jack Doyle 54-5-16 +1.00 +4.01
    Vanessa Maye 31-4-8 +15.75 +4.50
    Ryan Moore 7-4-7 +0.48 +1.40
    D King 26-3-12 +9.75 +9.52
    Trevor Whelan 66-2-8 +2.83 -6.41
    J A Powell 49-2-10 +15.00 +8.80

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