Sedgefield Picks

Sedgefield betting picks page with all the Sedgefield Racetracks facts to assist you with your tipping and Sedgefield betting. For all of today's racing picks head to our main 'Horse Racing Picks' page. Be sure to read below the picks section for useful information to help you with your betting at Sedgefield races.

  • Sedgefield Racetrack Guide & Picks

    Sedgefield in County Durham classes itself as “the friendly course” and holds National Hunt fixtures during 10 months of the year. 

    Highlights: The best race at Sedgefield is the Durham National. The race is run at the back end of the year and is worth just under £20,000 to the winner.

    Sedgefield is fairly sharp and suits a nippy type of animal who can jump well at speed. The fences are fair to easy, and because field sizes tend to be small some races can be tactical.

    The ground can get incredibly testing during the winter months and you will see jockeys looking for the best available ground. The run-in is fairly short after the last hurdle/fence but uphill and races can change on this stretch, however, the lower quality of the animals often means the best horse stands out and wins the race.

    A good course for favourites, it's worth starting your form study with the top of the market. Look at the official ratings of horses as you often get a race where there is a huge discrepancy between the best and worst horses.

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

    Sedgefield Outright Favourite Statistics

    • Handicap Chases: 61-184 (33%) -19.56
    • Handicap Hurdles: 69-186 (37%) +1.77
    • Non-Handicap Chases: 12-18 (67%) +1.59
    • Non-Handicap Hurdles: 78-144 (54%) +0.26
  • Sedgefield Racecourse Map

    Left handed, sharp in nature and undulating with a climb towards the end of the back straight before the final turn and downhill into the home straight before a climb to the finish.

    Sedgefield Racecourse Address: Racecourse Road, Sedgefield, Stockton-On-Tees, TS21 2HW

    Sedgefield Racecourse Telephone Number: 01740 621925

    To buy tickets for a race day at Sedgefield, head over to their official ticket booking webpage.

    Sedgefield National Hunt Racecourse Map
    Sedgefield National Hunt Racecourse Map
  • Sedgefield Jockey and Trainer Statitics

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

    Backing all of the D McCain Jnr runners would have produced backing the most winners for a trainer here at Sedgefield with forty-nine but you would have returned a loss by doing so, Rebecca Menzies leads the way for profitable trainers with an LSP of +6.48 from their eighteen winners. V Thompson is the trainer to follow at Sedgefield if you are backing eachway as they show the best LSP of all the trainers in the eachway markets, that is +45.09 which is courtesy of their eighteen placings (seven winners). A total of twenty-five winners from two hundred ninety runners at Sedgefield has Micky Hammond at the wrong end of the trainers' list with their 9% strike rate and worst LSP of -157.41.

    Following Thomas Dowson would have returned a profit here at Sedgefield with an LSP of +14.41 and their twenty winners have them at the head of the profitable jockeys' list. Brian Hughes does lead the jockeys' list overall with eighty-seven winners but shows an overall loss. If you are looking for a jockey to follow in the eachway market then it is Philip Armson who leads the way at Sedgefield, they have had a total of five placings which includes two winners over the previous five years for an eachway LSP of +30.95. At the other end of the spectrum is Brian Hughes who has a terrible record at Sedgefield, of all the jockeys their LSP of -75.27 is the worse, they have a 23% strike rate with eighty-seven winners from three hundred seventy-two rides.

    Sedgefield Picks & Hints

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

    • 5-9 (56%) +16.30 - Backing Tom Scudamore rides when on horses aged 6yo
    • 5-11 (45%) +14.58 - Backing Evan Williams runners when horses are aged 7yo
    • 5-11 (45%) +14.58 - Backing Adam Wedge rides when on horses aged 7yo
    • 5-12 (42%) +13.25 - Backing Sean P Bowen rides when in a Handicap Chase race
    • 5-10 (50%) +13.11 - Backing Adam Wedge rides when on horses aged 5yo

    Sedgefield Top Jockey and Trainer Combinations

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

    • 25 Wins: D McCain Jnr & Brian Hughes
    • 18 Wins: Mrs S J Smith & Danny Cook
    • 17 Wins: Sam England & Jonathan England
    • 13 Wins: B Ellison & Henry Brooke
    • 12 Wins: Jennie Candlish & Sean Quinlan

    Sedgefield Top Trainers By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Trainer R-W-P Win EW
    Rebecca Menzies 129-18-45 +6.48 +20.91
    N P Mulholland 45-17-24 +3.91 -3.19
    Mrs Dianne Sayer 78-15-27 +34.47 +9.28
    Evan Williams 47-13-21 +19.04 +5.84
    B M R Haslam 88-11-26 +1.73 -4.21
    Oliver Greenall 67-10-22 +2.16 -7.18
    Miss J E Foster 71-9-21 +17.60 +1.57
    V Thompson 123-7-18 +78.50 +45.09
    P Bowen 31-7-10 +2.61 -4.48
    N G Richards 30-7-11 +29.94 +16.12

    Sedgefield Top Jockeys By Most Winners and a Level Stakes Profit

    Jockey R-W-P Win EW
    Thomas Dowson 145-20-39 +14.41 -8.56
    Daniel McMenamin 84-19-30 +27.85 +8.42
    Adam Wedge 37-12-17 +17.24 +6.52
    Sean P Bowen 44-11-17 +15.69 +1.60
    Tom Scudamore 32-9-18 +10.06 +4.37
    Ross Chapman 99-8-16 +42.25 +13.73
    Mr T Gillard 34-7-14 +17.63 +7.40
    Lorcan Murtagh 65-4-16 +28.75 +12.87
    William T Shanahan 17-4-7 +9.63 +3.58
    Mitchell S Bastyan 12-4-6 +32.25 +18.85

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