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Flat

Rank Jockey Name Rides Today Runs Wins Win %
1st Joe Fanning 0 336 65 19
2nd Phillip Makin 0 162 27 17
3rd Connor Beasley 0 167 27 16
4th Paul Mulrennan 0 192 27 14
5th Graham Lee 0 171 23 13

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

Jumps

Rank Jockey Name Rides Today Runs Wins Win %
1st Brian Hughes 0 129 27 21
2nd Derek Fox 0 58 9 16
3rd James Reveley 0 30 7 23
4th William Kennedy 0 33 7 21
5th Craig Nichol 0 34 7 21

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

Flat

Rank Trainer Name Runs Wins Win %
1st Mark Johnston 257 52 20
2nd Keith Dalgleish 429 51 12
3rd Richard Fahey 251 47 19
4th Jim Goldie 335 29 9
5th Kevin Ryan 113 23 20

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

Jumps

Rank Trainer Name Runs Wins Win %
1st Lucinda Russell 146 19 13
2nd Donald McCain 90 16 18
3rd Iain Jardine 61 11 18
4th Sandy Thomson 43 8 19
5th Keith Dalgleish 43 8 19

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

Musselburgh Chase Course
Musselburgh Chase Course
Musselburgh Chase Course

Tips for Musselburgh Races

Located in East Lothian in Scotland, Musselburgh Racecourse isn’t far from Edinburgh and is the second largest track in the country. It opened as a flat course in 1816 before introducing National Hunt racing in 1987 and continues to stage race days for both codes.

Course: The flat track is a right-handed 1 1/4 mile oval with tight turns, as it’s quite sharp we look for nimble, fast horses for our tips as they handle the configuration of the course better.

The jumps course is very level and also has sharp turns which can make it tricky for big, galloping types to get into a good rhythm. Both tracks can favour prominent racers but with the jumps circuit having just a 150 yard run in after the final flight, we don’t want our tips to be caught too far back.

Draw Bias: In general Musselburgh is a relatively fair track with regards to the draw, over 7 furlong and 1 mile races it is marginally favourable to be drawn high.

Feature Races: The two biggest races on the flat both take place in June with the Edinburgh Castle Stakes for two year olds and the Scottish Sprint Cup both taking place over the rapid 5 furlongs.

Over jumps they have established Scottish Trials Day ahead of the Cheltenham Festival. The meetings feature races are the Triumph Hurdle Trial and the Scottish County Hurdle.

Address

Racecourse Office,Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 7RG

General Admission

see https://www.musselburgh-racecourse.co.uk/ or phone 0131 665 2859

How to Get There

Air - Edinburgh Airport (30 minute drive from the course).
Air - Courtesy bus from Wallyford station (please phone for details)
Road - Musselburgh, 5m East of Edinburgh on the A1.
Rail - BR Edinburgh, North Berwick

Parking

Free

Disabled Facilities

Parking, toilets and viewing areas with ramps

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