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Killarney Track Guide

Killarney racing picks come from the beautiful location of a racetrack and is considered the most picturesque setting by many. Very popular amongst racegoers, the County Kerry track is a dual-purpose track. 

Highlights: There are 12 days of racing divided into 3 festivals taking place in May, July, and August. The Listed Ruby Stakes take place during the August meeting.

Because there are only 12 days of racing at Killarney, be sure to bookmark the main racing picks page for selections throughout the year at other racetracks.

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

Killarney Outright Favorite Statistics

  • Flat Handicaps: 24-94 (26%) -1.29
  • Flat Non-Handicaps: 19-56 (34%) -5.73
  • Handicap Chases: 12-38 (32%) +3.08
  • Handicap Hurdles: 11-46 (24%) -7.68
  • Non-Handicap Chases: 28-42 (67%) +16.38
  • Non-Handicap Hurdles: 32-61 (52%) +6.72

Killarney Racecourse Map

Flat Racing - A left-handed oval of just over nine furlongs. It is a sharp track with the first bend after the winning post being particularly tight. There are no races at a mile or less.

Jumps Racing - An undulating, left-handed oval track with a circuit of around nine and a half furlongs in extent. It is sharp in character, with the turn after the winning post being particularly tight. There are six fences to a circuit of the chase course, with three in the dog-legged home straight of under three furlongs. The run-in is around a furlong.

Killarney Racetrack Address: 52 Castle Falls, Ross Rd, Scrahane, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 E9X3, Ireland

Killarney Racetrack Telephone: 64 663 1125

Killarney Flat Racecourse Map
Killarney Flat Racecourse Map
Killarney National Hunt Racecourse Map
Killarney National Hunt Racecourse Map

What do I look out for when looking at today’s picks from Killarney?

All the races are listed with a race time and the most hotly-tipped horse at that time will be highlighted for each race.

You’ll see the number of Killarney racing picks and comments made on the selection which are represented in numbers and percentages.

OLBG tipsters leave comments to give their reasoning behind making a particular selection. You’ll soon find a tipster that you like and will want to follow.

To view the comments made on the horse and to view the other picks made on other runners in the field, click/tap on ‘All Picks’.

You’ll see more information on the runners at Killarney such as jockey, form, weight, and age and you’ll be able to read the pick comments.

The star rating system combines the popularity of a horse and its latest betting odds.

To help you quickly find the best odds for horse racing at Killarney, OLBG provides a price comparison tool which quick and easy to use.

How to win using Killarney racing picks

Click on the tipster’s username to view their tipping history as well as their monthly profit trend, LSP & strike rate.

Remember you also have the following valuable information available to you which you can use any way you please;

  • You can use the most popular Killarney racing picks today to put into singles or put into a parlay such as a double, treble, Lucky 15, or Lucky 31
  • View and follow the picks of the most profitable tipsters from Killarney racetrack to narrow down your options further
  • Use the OLBG star rating system to see the most valuable wagering selections today at Killarney

Killarney Draw Bias

The most profitable stall at Killarney in the win market when breaking it down to race trips is stall 1 over a trip of 1m, backing all runners in this stall over that trip over the past five years would have returned a profit of +28.61. Backing stall 5 at Killarney over a trip of 1m is the most unsuccessful stall and trip combination at Killarney returning an LSP of -66.76 over the last five years.

Here we have the draw bias for Killarney 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.

  • Mile (1m to 1m1½f)
  • Middle Distance (1m2f to 1m5½f)

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.

Killarney Jockey and Trainer Statistics (Flat)

Who are the best flat jockeys and trainers to bet on at Killarney?

Backing all of the Joseph Patrick O'Brien runners would have produced backing the most winners for a trainer here at Killarney with twenty-one but you would have returned a loss by doing so, John Joseph Murphy leads the way for profitable trainers with an LSP of +3.50 from their seventeen winners. With an eachway LSP of +6.71 at Killarney, P Twomey leads the trainers in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their sixteen placings which include a total of twelve winners. The trainer with the worst record at Killarney based on LSP is Joseph Patrick O'Brien who has only a 14% strike rate with twenty-one winners from one hundred fifty-three runners who have returned an LSP of -36.66.

C T Keane is the leading jockey here at Killarney with eighteen winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their rides whilst following D P McDonogh would have returned the most winners (ten) from a profitable jockey. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Killarney, the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is M P Sheehy, whose LSP is +26.41 which has been accumulated by a total of fifteen placings which includes five winners. With an LSP of -59.45 at Killarney, W J Lee heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, which is a result of thirteen winners from ninety-eight rides which is a strike rate of 13%.

Killarney Picks & Hints

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

  • 6-14 (43%) +15.96 - Backing D K Weld runners when over a trip of 1m3f
  • 5-10 (50%) +13.96 - Backing Oisin Orr rides when over a trip of 1m3f
  • 5-7 (71%) +11.80 - Backing Donnacha Obrien runners when in a Maiden race
  • 5-7 (71%) +11.80 - Backing Gavin Ryan rides when on horses aged 2yo
  • 5-8 (63%) +10.80 - Backing Donnacha Obrien runners when over a trip of 1m

Killarney Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

  • 10 Wins: P Twomey & W J Lee
  • 8 Wins: Mrs John Harrington & Shane Foley
  • 8 Wins: G M Lyons & C T Keane
  • 7 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & D P McDonogh
  • 5 Wins: A P O'Brien & W M Lordan

Killarney Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
John Joseph Murphy118-17-35+3.50-14.76
A P O'Brien72-16-35+14.30+4.18
P Twomey26-12-16+13.42+6.71
Adrian McGuinness46-6-10+8.25-4.13
Donnacha Obrien10-5-7+8.80+5.15
Peter Fahey23-3-6+14.50+4.50
Richard John O'Brien20-3-7+3.50+3.02
Ross O'Sullivan18-3-7+6.00+3.50
John James Feane16-3-5+2.83-1.85
Kevin Prendergast12-3-6+8.50+0.75

Killarney Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
D P McDonogh56-10-18+13.51-1.51
R P Whelan63-7-21+7.38+4.45
J M Sheridan54-5-10+11.00-4.57
M P Sheehy46-5-15+46.00+26.41
Donagh O'Connor39-5-9+25.00+8.15
E J McNamara21-4-5+2.38-4.02
Scott McCullagh19-4-10+10.33+9.09
Mr P W Mullins6-4-5+1.43+0.71
G P Halpin26-2-5+32.50+15.06
A C Persse21-2-3+7.00-1.30




Killarney Jockey and Trainer Statistics (NH)

Who are the best national hunt jockeys and trainers to bet on at Killarney?

When looking at the leading trainers based on wins for those who are also showing a profit when backing all of their runners then it is W P Mullins who comes out at the top here at Killarney With a total of thirty-four winners and an LSP of +9.13. When looking at trainers and looking for some eachway value at Killarney the trainer who shows the best eachway profit is Andrew Slattery, whose LSP is +21.19 which has been accumulated by a total of five placings which includes two winners. A total of seventeen winners from one hundred twenty-eight runners at Killarney has Gordon Elliott at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 13% strike rate and worst LSP of -59.63.

With a total number of nineteen winners at Killarney, Darragh O'Keeffe leads the way for winners from jockeys who have shown a profit (+11.33) for all of their rides at Killarney. Mr T Hamilton is the jockey to follow at Killarney if you are backing eachway as they show the best LSP of all the jockeys in the eachway markets, that is +2.14 which is courtesy of their ten placings (five winners). With an LSP of -66.72 at Killarney, P T Enright heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, which is a result of four winners from eighty-four rides which is a strike rate of 5%.

Killarney Picks & Hints

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

  • 5-7 (71%) +17.55 - Backing J J Slevin rides when on horses aged 4yo
  • 6-11 (55%) +13.61 - Backing Joseph Patrick O'Brien runners when in a NH Flat race
  • 5-12 (42%) +14.25 - Backing E Bolger runners when over a trip of 2m5f
  • 8-19 (42%) +15.18 - Backing Joseph Patrick O'Brien runners when horses are aged 4yo
  • 6-11 (55%) +13.00 - Backing E Bolger runners when horses are aged 8yo

Killarney Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

  • 14 Wins: W P Mullins & P Townend
  • 12 Wins: Gordon Elliott & J W Kennedy
  • 10 Wins: Henry De Bromhead & Rachael Blackmore
  • 8 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & J J Slevin
  • 6 Wins: E Bolger & Darragh O'Keeffe

Killarney Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

TrainerR-W-PWinEW
W P Mullins99-34-54+9.13+0.12
Joseph Patrick O'Brien72-20-33+33.34+9.65
E Bolger50-15-23+6.15-0.45
Eoin Christopher McCarthy45-6-10+2.00-11.60
P J Rothwell49-5-14+2.50-6.14
Paul O'Flynn18-5-5+24.07+9.24
Mrs Denise Foster34-4-9+14.50+5.37
C M Collins17-3-7+8.00+4.05
Louise Lyons10-3-5+10.25+5.15
Emmet Mullins10-3-5+3.83+1.35

Killarney Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

JockeyR-W-PWinEW
Darragh O'Keeffe115-19-48+11.33+0.30
Rachael Blackmore79-16-28+10.06-6.66
J W Kennedy54-16-26+7.52-2.87
G B Noonan49-6-11+13.50-3.70
Mr T Hamilton16-5-10+5.69+2.14
Cathal A Landers28-3-7+4.50-0.31
Miss A B O'Connor5-3-4+6.50+4.60
P J O'Hanlon24-2-6+0.50-3.72
Mr C M Quirke16-2-5+1.50-2.35
Mr D L Queally5-2-2+0.62-1.13




With a huge combined experience of horse racing between them, this content has been created and is maintained by Darren Brett, James Banting and Andy Powell. All of the data for Killarney Racecourse which includes the favourite statistics, draw bias and the trainer and jockey statistics have been created using results from HorseRaceBase.

Darren Brett

Darren Brett

Tipster competition manager

Darren has worked in the horse racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.
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 is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field of horse racing. He has a thorough understanding of the sport, from analyzing complex statistical data to being part of a winning syndicate at the Cheltenham Festival. Andy is responsible for managing the horse racing trend blogs on OLBG.
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