Pertemps Hurdle

A three mile handicap hurdle in which some nice gambles have been landed in previous runnings including Cape Tribulation in 2012 who we advised backing at 20/1!

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Pertemps Hurdle Trends

9/10had an official rating of no higher than 142
9/10aged six to nine
8/10carried no more than 11-4 to victory
8/10won at Class three or higher
8/10off the track between 20 and 48 days
7/10had won over at least 2m 7f
7/10 had six to ten runs over hurdles (only one winner had more than twenty-five hurdle runs)


Pertemps Handicap Hurdle Analysis

This is a race that both Jonjo ONeill and JP McManus both love to win with seven wins between them. It would be no surprise to see the McManus colours winning this race again as we have to go back to 2006 for his last victory with Kadoun.

In addition to the above stats all of the last ten winners of this race had either won or finished second over three miles or further and that usually cuts the likely candidates in this race down by quite a number.

Pertemps Hurdle Last Ten Winners

Table below shows the last ten winners of the race, their age and weight at the time of winning, trainer, jockey and odds (starting price).

YearHorseAge/WtTrainerJockeyPrice
2014Fingal Bay8-11-12 P HobbsR Johnson9/2F
2013Holywell6-11-4JJ ONeillR McLernon25/1
2012Cape Tribulation8-10-11 M JeffersonD O'Regan14/1
2011Buena Vista10-10-3D PipeC OFarrell20/1
2010Buena Vista9-10-1D PipeH Frost16/1
2009Kayf Aramis7-10-5Miss V WilliamsA Coleman16/1
2008Ballyfitz8-10-8N Twiston-DaviesP Brennan18/1
2007Oscar Park8-10-9D ArbuthnotT Doyle14/1
2006Kadoun9-11-7M OBrienT Ryan50/1
2005Oulart6-10-2D HughesP Carberry10/1


Pertemps Hurdle Preview

David Pipe has obviously worked out what is required for this race with two wins and two placed in the last few years.

Willie Mullins' runners should also be monitored as the Champion Irish trainer has only had two runners in this race in the last ten years and both finished third.

Conversely Nicky Henderson has had a poor run of form in this race and is currently 0/23 with his runners.

This race has a record of horses that have been running over fences returning to hurdles to run well here with the likes of Freetown, Creon, Kadoun, Buena Vista and Cape Tribulation all having tried fences before coming back over hurdles to win this.

The Leopardstown qualifier for this race has arguably been the best trial for the final with a number of Irish runners going close at Cheltenham after finishing unplaced at Leopardstown.

Pertemps Hurdle Tips

OLBG member johno has selected BIG EASY in the Pertemps Hurdle:

Big Easy has won the Cesarewitch on the flat and is a winner her too over course and distance. He finished 4th to Fingal Bay in this race last year in this race as well and the horses coming out of that event have all been decent. His only blip was last time at Exeter, yet must have had this in the sights and better weighted for it with Regal Encore. Better ground will also suit.

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