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Jockey and Trainer Stats

Jumps

Rank Jockey Name Rides Today Runs Wins Win %
1st Brian Hughes 0 193 43 22
2nd Henry Brooke 0 130 20 15
3rd Richard Johnson 0 81 15 19
4th Sean Bowen 0 50 13 26
5th Sean Quinlan 0 67 9 13

The jockeys above are ranked by their number of wins at this course in the last 5 seasons.

Jumps

Rank Trainer Name Runs Wins Win %
1st Donald McCain 143 25 17
2nd Peter Bowen 88 21 24
3rd James Moffatt 212 21 10
4th Dianne Sayer 82 11 13
5th Martin Todhunter 47 10 21

The trainers above are ranked by their number of wins at this course in the last 5 seasons.

Cartmel Chase Course
Cartmel Chase Course

Tips for Cartmel Races

Located in the small village of Cartmel in Cumbria, this racecourse punches well above its weight in terms of attendance, often gaining crowds of over 20,000. It features the longest run in of any racecourse in the UK, with the final fence a full four furlongs from the winning post.

Cartmel was the site of the infamous “Gay Future” coup, involving switching horses before a race and backing a well handicapped horse in doubles and trebles with other horses which were then declared non runners.

Course: Left handed and sharp, Cartmel is a tricky course with a tight bend at the end of the back straight and the aforementioned extremely long run in on the chase course. Our Cartmel tips are often front runners, as it can be notoriously difficult to pass horses on the run in.

Feature Meetings: Cartmel has two feature meetings; the three day May meeting, and the two day July meeting. Both operate a “race day, day off, race day” rotation policy, allowing visitors to enjoy the Lake District (and also giving staff time to turn the course around for the next day’s racing). Both feature a fairground in the middle of the track.

Feature Race: The Cumbria Crystal Cup Handicap Hurdle is the most valuable race at Cartmel each year; taking place in July, it’s run over two miles, six furlongs and is always competitive.

myracing will have tips for every Cartmel meeting as well as the Crystal Cup, posted on our website the night before.

Address

Cartmel Steeplechasers Limited, Cartmel, nr Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6QF.

General Admission

see http://cartmel-racecourse.co.uk/ or tel 01539 536340

How to Get There

Air - Landing facilities for light aircraft at Cark Airport (4m away). Helicopter landing facilities on course.
Road - 1m W of town, 2m off B5277 (Grange - Haverthwaite road). M6(Jctn36).
Rail - Cark and Cartmel Stn

Disabled Facilities

Viewing platform & toilets.

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