Killarney Racing Picks

Killarney picks can be found on this page for all meetings including the July festival picks. For meetings at other tracks see our main racing picks page for all today's racing picks.

  • Killarney Track Guide

    Killarney racing picks come from the beautiful location for 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 takes 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 Favourite Statistics

    • Flat Handicaps: 25-91 (27%) +0.59
    • Flat Non-Handicaps: 16-47 (34%) -11.02
    • Handicap Chases: 11-35 (31%) +2.33
    • Handicap Hurdles: 11-42 (26%) +0.38
    • Non-Handicap Chases: 21-42 (50%) +3.71
    • Non-Handicap Hurdles: 27-55 (49%) +4.65
  • 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, age and you’ll be able to read the picks 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
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  • Killarney Draw Bias

    Backing stall 1 at Killarney over a trip of 1m is the most profitable stall and trip combination at Killarney returning an LSP of +15.29 over the last five years. When breaking Killarney down into trips then you can look at which stall and trip combination has produced the worst LSP, that would be stall 2 over a trip of 1m which has, over the last five years produced an LSP of -58.89.

    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?

    With a total number of twenty-one winners at Killarney, D K Weld leads the way for winners from trainers who have shown a profit (+36.69) for all of their runners at Killarney. With an eachway LSP of +39.05 at Killarney, John Joseph Murphy leads the trainers in profit for backing eachway which has been helped by their thirty-nine placings which include a total of nineteen winners. The trainer with the worst record at Killarney based on LSP is Mrs John Harrington who has only an 8% strike rate with seven winners from ninety-three runners which have returned an LSP of -42.19.

    When looking at the leading jockeys based on wins for those who are also showing a profit when backing all of their rides then it is C T Keane who comes out at the top here at Killarney With a total of twenty-four winners and an LSP of +25.31. D P McDonogh 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 +27.81 which is courtesy of their twenty-six placings (thirteen winners). A total of six winners from eighty-two rides at Killarney has W J Lee at the wrong end of the jockeys' list with their 7% strike rate and worst LSP of -65.88.

    Killarney Picks & Hints

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

    • 11-18 (61%) +29.34 - Backing D K Weld runners when over a trip of 1m3f
    • 11-23 (48%) +20.93 - Backing D K Weld runners when in a Maiden race

    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: G M Lyons & C T Keane
    • 6 Wins: D K Weld & D P McDonogh
    • 5 Wins: D K Weld & Oisin Orr
    • 5 Wins: W P Mullins & Mr P W Mullins

    Killarney Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    D K Weld 60-21-33 +36.69 +20.36
    John Joseph Murphy 119-19-39 +67.50 +39.05
    A P O'Brien 73-18-36 +8.75 +1.34
    W P Mullins 36-11-18 +4.39 +0.36
    John M Oxx 33-6-15 +30.91 +18.64
    P Twomey 15-6-8 +0.62 -1.82
    Adrian McGuinness 39-5-7 +6.00 -7.43
    Gordon Elliott 20-4-9 +7.50 +6.16
    Peter Fahey 18-4-7 +28.50 +15.50
    Richard John O'Brien 14-4-6 +18.50 +12.31

    Killarney Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    C T Keane 131-24-57 +25.31 +18.06
    C D Hayes 82-15-29 +30.75 +13.80
    D P McDonogh 63-13-26 +56.33 +27.81
    R C Colgan 58-7-13 +4.00 -6.35
    J M Sheridan 31-3-8 +19.50 +8.73
    Ross Coakley 26-3-7 +8.00 +0.40
    E J McNamara 17-3-4 +2.88 -2.52
    G P Halpin 36-2-5 +22.50 +4.43
    M P Sheehy 23-2-9 +5.00 +5.15
    Sean Davis 21-2-8 +1.00 +6.13
  • Killarney Jockey and Trainer Statistics (NH)

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

    Joseph Patrick O'Brien has produced a total of twenty-four winners at Killarney racecourse and with an LSP of +14.92, they top the winners list for trainers who also show a profit. Emmet Mullins is the trainer to follow at Killarney if you are backing eachway as they show the best LSP of all the trainers in the eachway markets, that is +9.35 which is courtesy of their six placings (four winners). At the other end of the spectrum is W P Mullins who has a terrible record at Killarney, of all the trainers their LSP of -49.69 is the worse, they have a 21% strike rate with twenty-three winners from one hundred eleven runners.

    With a total number of fourteen winners at Killarney, Rachael Blackmore leads the way for winners from jockeys who have shown a profit (+18.55) for all of their rides at Killarney. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Killarney, then the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is Darragh O'Keeffe, that LSP is +17.97 which has been accumulated by a total of twenty-eight placings which includes twelve winners. A total of five winners from seventy-seven rides at Killarney has P T Enright at the wrong end of the jockeys' list with their 6% strike rate and worst LSP of -42.60.

    Killarney Picks & Hints

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

    • 8-18 (44%) +19.45 - Backing Darragh OKeeffe rides when in a Handicap Chase race
    • 10-21 (48%) +15.37 - Backing Joseph Patrick OBrien runners when in a NH Flat race
    • 7-16 (44%) +10.82 - Backing Mr T Hamilton rides when in a NH Flat race

    Killarney Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

    • 9 Wins: Henry De Bromhead & Rachael Blackmore
    • 9 Wins: W P Mullins & P Townend
    • 7 Wins: Gordon Elliott & J W Kennedy
    • 6 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & M P Walsh
    • 6 Wins: Joseph Patrick O'Brien & Mr T Hamilton

    Killarney Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    Joseph Patrick O'Brien 108-24-49 +14.92 -0.44
    E Bolger 46-12-19 +3.02 -4.72
    Mrs Denise Foster 34-4-8 +14.50 +4.87
    Emmet Mullins 11-4-6 +19.83 +9.35
    Paul O'Flynn 8-4-4 +19.07 +9.84
    P J Rothwell 25-3-4 +8.00 -2.90
    Padraig Roche 8-3-6 +4.75 +4.21
    Thomas Mullins 18-2-3 +2.00 -3.72
    Sean Aherne 12-2-2 +7.00 +0.50
    Terence O'Brien 12-2-5 +3.38 +1.13

    Killarney Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    Rachael Blackmore 75-14-23 +18.55 -2.58
    M P Walsh 47-13-21 +19.21 +5.89
    Darragh O'Keeffe 55-12-28 +30.02 +17.97
    Denis O'Regan 64-7-21 +13.00 -2.49
    Mr T Hamilton 19-7-16 +7.82 +7.13
    Donal J McInerney 35-5-9 +3.63 -4.73
    Mr J C Gainford 30-4-14 +20.00 +12.31
    Derek O'Connor 18-4-7 +6.70 +1.24
    R Deegan 16-3-7 +3.50 +0.11
    Mr D L Queally 9-3-4 +0.12 -2.06

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