A Guide to Perth Race Course

Overview

Perth racecourse opened in the grounds of Scone Palace Parklands in 1908 and is the most Northernmost racecourse in Britain.

Jump racing features through the Summer months and races including the Future Champions Novices Hurdle and the Highland National.

Both races are long – the Future Champions Novice Hurdle is a Class 2 race and is raced over 3 miles and 110 yards. The Highland  National is a Class 3 race and is contested over 3 miles, 6 furlongs and 121 yards. Both races are run in April every year.

Perth is a right handed rhomboid shaped circuit that is 1 mile and 2 furlongs long with sweeping turns. The Chase course has eight fences to jump including two open ditches and a water jump. The Hurdles course has 5 jumps to navigate.

Bullet Points

  • Both right handed courses
  • Both courses are 1 mile and two furlongs in length
  • The Chase course has 8 fences including two open ditches and a water jump
  • The Chase course has a long run in

Map of Perth Racecourse

Map of Perth Racecourse for daily racing tips

Statistics – Last Three Years

Top Trainers – Chase

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

G Elliott                                 45                   11                   18                                          

L Russell                                47                   9                      14

P Bowen                               13                   7                      3

F O’Brien                              23                   6                      6

D McCain Jr                          19                   6                      5                     

 

Top Trainers – Hurdles

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

G Elliott                                 81                   28                   33

L Russell                                125                 9                      50

D McCain Jr                          28                   7                      9

L Harrison                             50                   6                      16

Mrs Corbett                         36                   6                      11      

 

Top Trainers – National Hunt Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

G Elliott                                 14                   3                      7

F O’Brien                              3                      2                      1

N Richards                            5                      1                      3

D McCain Jr                          3                      1                      2

M Hammond                       3                      1                      2

 

                                               

Top Jockeys – Chase

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

B Hughes                              69                   16                   32

R Johnson                             42                   8                      17

S Bowen                                14                   6                      6

P Brennan                            27                   5                      11

S Mulqueen                         19                   4                      8                                                                     

                                               

 

Top Jockeys – Hurdles

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

R Johnson                             71                   24                   30

B Hughes                              95                   17                   38

C Nichol                                 49                   7                      11

S Bowen                                13                   6                      6

B Campbell                           47                   5                      18                                                      

 

Top Jockeys – National Hunt Flat

                                                Runners        Wins               Places

R Johnson                             13                   3                      6

J Bowen                                5                      2                      2

A Cawley                               4                      2                      1

P Brennan                            3                      2                      1

T Scudamore                       2                      2                      0                                                         

 

Course Address

Perth Racecourse

Scone Palace Park

Perth

Perthshire

Scotland

PH2 6BB

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