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Our Thurles racing picks will be for the racetrack located in County Tipperary which hosts national hunt racing and has also hosted flat racing since 2018.
Thurles do stage a flat race card in October however the remaining ten race days per year are national hunt meetings, you can view the upcoming fixtures and going reports on the 'Official Thurles' website.
Highlights: The track plays host to four notable races during the national hunt season, so you can expect racing picks for the following:
In January Thurles hosts both the Kinloch Brae Chase (Grade 3) won both Gold Cup winners Don Cossack and Sizing John in recent years and by Grand National winners like Amberleigh House in the past and the Coolmore Mares Novice Chase (Grade 2) won by top mare Vroum Vroum Mag in 2015.
In February the Grade 2 Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle is the highlight, whilst in November the highlight is the Listed John Meagher Memorial Chase.
* All statistics below are based on the previous five years at Thurles
Right-handed oval track, 1 mile 2 furlongs in length with an uphill finish.
The hurdle track consists of six hurdles while the chase track involves seven fences, the fourth from home being an open ditch.
Thurles Racetrack Address: Racecourse, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
Thurles Racetrack Telephone: 87 755 8882
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Following Miss Elizabeth Doyle would have returned a profit here at Thurles with an LSP of +29.33 and their eight winners have them at the head of the profitable trainers' list. W P Mullins does lead the trainers' list overall with fifty-two winners but shows an overall loss. If you are more of an eachway player then you may want to know which trainer is best to follow at Thurles and that would be John M Burke who shows the best eachway LSP which is +100.20 thanks to their eight placings (two winners). At the other end of the spectrum is Denis Gerard Hogan who has a terrible record at Thurles, of all the trainers their LSP of -57.00 is the worse, they have a 5% strike rate with five winners from one hundred two runners.
Backing all of the D N Russell rides would have produced backing the most winners for a jockey here at Thurles with twenty-two but you would have returned a loss by doing so, R M Power leads the way for profitable jockey with an LSP of +24.73 from their eighteen winners. Martin P Burke is the jockey to follow at Thurles if you are backing eachway as they show the best LSP of all the jockeys in the eachway markets, that is +99.55 which is courtesy of their nine placings (two winners). With an LSP of -77.47 at Thurles, D E Mullins heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, that is a result of six winners from one hundred eleven rides which is a strike rate of 5%.
Here are some factors at Thurles for certain trainers or jockeys which have been profitable:
Here are the best trainer and jockey combinations here at Thurles based on the number of winners:
|Miss Elizabeth Doyle||47-8-14||+29.33||+4.91|
|P A Fahy||54-4-11||+2.50||-13.13|
|R M Power||80-18-39||+24.73||+10.11|
|Patrick E Corbett||38-5-8||+14.50||+5.91|
|Mr F Maguire||21-5-9||+13.42||+6.90|
|Mr B T O'Connell||35-4-8||+4.00||-5.21|
|K M Donoghue||33-4-7||+17.00||+20.95|
|Daniel P Holden||22-4-6||+11.50||+3.58|
Focusing only on trainers who show a profit when backing all of their runners, top of the pile at Thurles for the number of winners is A P O'Brien who has produced a total of eight winners in return of an LSP of +8.12. If you are more of an eachway player then you may want to know which trainer is best to follow at Thurles and that would be A P O'Brien who shows the best eachway LSP which is +2.81 thanks to their eleven placings (eight winners). The trainer with the worst record at Thurles based on LSP is Patrick J Flynn who has only a 0% strike rate with zero winners from ten runners which have returned an LSP of -10.00.
Whilst J A Heffernan is the most successful jockey at Thurles with a total of three winners, if you backed all of their rides you would be showing a loss. Shane Foley is the most successful jockey at Thurles for those who show a profit if backing all their rides thanks to a total of two winners and an LSP of +2.00. When looking at jockeys and looking for some eachway value at Thurles, then the jockey who shows the best eachway profit is G F Carroll, that LSP is +9.35 which has been accumulated by a total of seven placings which includes two winners. With an LSP of -19.00 at Thurles, K J Manning heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, that is a result of zero winners from nineteen rides which is a strike rate of 0%.
|A P O'Brien||24-8-11||+8.12||+2.81|
|Joseph Patrick O'Brien||11-3-6||+0.78||+0.01|
|Denis Gerard Hogan||15-2-4||+15.50||+7.25|
|John C McConnell||9-2-2||+8.50||+2.69|
|D K Weld||8-1-2||+5.00||+1.20|
|Gavin Patrick Cromwell||4-1-1||+1.50||-0.19|
|A J Martin||3-1-1||+3.00||+1.13|
|G F Carroll||15-2-7||+2.50||+9.35|
|M P Sheehy||6-2-4||+1.25||+1.13|
|C D Hayes||11-1-3||+2.00||-0.89|
|Ben M Coen||7-1-2||+1.00||-0.24|
|L T McAteer||3-1-2||+6.00||+4.05|
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