Kelso Picks

Kelso betting picks page with all the Kelso racetrack facts to assist you with your predicting and Kelso betting. If you want to be on the right side of your wagers check out all the stats and facts below. There will be informative horse racing picks from OLBG members with plenty of helpful advice that will assist all punters, whether you are a novice or an expert. For today's racing picks from all tracks please head to the main page for horse racing picks.

  • Kelso Racetrack Information

    Kelso racetrack is situated in the Scottish Borders, is well supported by the Scottish and northern-based trainers and attracts quality horses throughout the 15 meetings held during the season.

    Type of Racing: National Hunt Only

    Kelso Racing Highlights:  The Premier Novice Hurdle held in early March is a grade 2 contest worth over £20k. Horses that win this Novice race often go on to run at the Aintree Grand National meeting, Mount Mews and Le Prezien are recent examples. 

    There is also a listed 3-mile chase on the same card which attracts potential Grand National runners. The Morebattle Hurdle is run in February and is a conditions race over 2 miles and 2 furlongs, the race has been targeted by Nicky Henderson in recent years with Simonsig and Top Notch both winning before heading to Cheltenham.

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

    Kelso Outright Favourite Statistics

    • Handicap Chases: 40-145 (28%) -33.64
    • Handicap Hurdles: 37-115 (32%) +0.78
    • Non-Handicap Chases: 16-39 (41%) -9.57
    • Non-Handicap Hurdles: 52-88 (59%) +11.77
  • Kelso Racecourse Map

    Left-handed, undulating with a steady climb to the winning post. Generally sharp in nature with the hurdles course being only 9 furlongs, whilst the chase track is a little longer with the outer loop.

    Kelso Racetrack Address: Golf Course Road, Kelso, TD5 7SX

    Kelso Racetrack Telephone Number: 01573 221 221


    Kelso National Hunt Racecourse Map
    Kelso National Hunt Racecourse Map
  • Picks for Kelso Racetrack

    The track can be stiff for hurdlers and chasers so plenty of stamina is sometimes required depending on conditions, however, the horses visually on anything less than very soft or heavy do seem to nip around the track. 

    Check the traveller's list before deciding on your wagers, it’s a fair way to Kelso.

  • Kelso Jockey & Trainer Statistics

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

    Whilst Miss Lucinda V Russell is the most successful trainer at Kelso with a total of thirty-one winners, if you backed all of their runners you would be showing a loss. A M Thomson is the most successful trainer at Kelso for those who show a profit if backing all their runner's thanks to a total of twenty-five winners and an LSP of +43.48. When looking at trainers and looking for some eachway value at Kelso then the trainer who shows the best eachway profit is R Michael Smith, that LSP is +23.83 which has been accumulated by a total of sixteen placings which includes three winners. A total of thirty-one winners from two hundred seventy-six runners at Kelso has Miss Lucinda V Russell at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 11% strike rate and worst LSP of -87.54.

    Brian Hughes is the leading jockey here at Kelso with forty-nine winners but you would have recorded a loss if you backed all of their rides whilst following Sean Quinlan would have returned the most winners (twenty-two) from a profitable jockey. If you are looking for a jockey to follow in the eachway market then it is Dale Irving who leads the way at Kelso, they have had a total of twelve placings which includes three winners over the previous five years for an eachway LSP of +41.94. With an LSP of -106.52 at Kelso, Brian Hughes heads the list for worst jockeys at this course, which is a result of forty-nine winners from two hundred ninety-nine rides which is a strike rate of 16%.

    Kelso Picks & Hints

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

    • 5-8 (63%) +23.08 - Backing M J Scudamore runners when in a Handicap Chase race
    • 5-10 (50%) +17.01 - Backing Brian Hughes rides when over a trip of 2m2f

    Kelso Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

    • 17 Wins: A M Thomson & Ryan Mania
    • 13 Wins: Miss Lucinda V Russell & Derek R Fox
    • 11 Wins: N W Alexander & Lucy Alexander
    • 11 Wins: D McCain Jnr & Brian Hughes
    • 10 Wins: Mrs R Dobbin & Craig Nichol

    Kelso Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    A M Thomson 135-25-55 +43.48 +8.72
    N W Alexander 191-23-58 +48.01 +21.64
    Keith Dalgleish 102-20-35 +13.23 -8.03
    J P L Ewart 85-12-29 +15.13 +3.40
    Mrs A Hamilton 28-8-10 +11.33 +1.84
    M J Scudamore 20-7-9 +14.65 +6.57
    Ruth Jefferson 29-6-13 +1.00 -3.65
    Fergal O'Brien 12-6-7 +8.96 +5.67
    B M R Haslam 31-5-8 +1.75 -2.66
    Miss P Robson 33-4-16 +4.00 +8.28

    Kelso Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    Sean Quinlan 146-22-40 +18.99 -6.62
    Ryan Mania 88-22-43 +5.86 +39.04
    Lucy Alexander 89-12-22 +21.43 -3.64
    Danny Cook 41-9-18 +12.08 +8.36
    Sean P Bowen 19-7-12 +2.89 +1.77
    Rachael McDonald 47-5-12 +23.50 +12.53
    P J Brennan 16-5-8 +1.46 -0.53
    Gavin Sheehan 13-5-7 +4.42 +1.64
    Billy Garritty 13-4-5 +0.71 -1.94
    Abbie McCain 10-4-5 +2.90 +0.03

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