Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Tips 2022

The Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle tips at the Cheltenham Festival are for the race that brings down the curtain on the brilliant Festival. This is a race for conditional jockeys, and it is an exciting conclusion to the Cheltenham Festival. Our racing experts look at the 2022 market and odds to piece together the best Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle tips.


Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Potential Runners & Favourites

The Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle tips will look beyond just the front-runners in the market because the recent trend has been towards some longer-priced options. There hasn’t been a winning favourite come up in any of the last ten editions of this contest. Here are some of the top contenders in Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle tips 2022. 

LANGER DAN will be on lots of punters shortlists for this. He has plenty of Cheltenham experience, including a second-place finish in last years Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle. He’s sure to be in the mix here.

CHEMICAL ENERGY put in a solid performance to win at Fairyhouse earlier in the season and a repeat of that performance will see him go close. Trainer Gordon Elliot has won two of the last five renewals so knows what it takes to win this.

ADAMANTLY CHOSEN made a big statement at Thurles in a maiden hurdle in February. He took a win by 27l in a big field of 18. That was a massive step forward for him, and if he stays the longer trip, there could be a chance for him at the Festival.

Looking at other players in this field, HOLLOW GAMES has produced some consistent form and looks competitive enough to feature, as do THE GOFFER and GRAND JURY.


Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Confirmed Runners

Horse Silks Trainer/Jockey Odds
Langer Dan Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Lorcan Williams
T: Dan Skelton
9/2
Hollow Games Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Jordan Gainford
T: Gordon Elliott
13/2
Chemical Energy Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Shane Fitzgerald
T: Gordon Elliott
8/1
Adamantly Chosen Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Richard Deegan
T: Willie Mullins
8/1
The Goffer Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Sam Ewing
T: Gordon Elliott
12/1
Banbridge Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: M M McDonagh
T: Joseph O’Brien
12/1
I A Connect Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Fergus Gregory
T: Gordon Elliott
14/1
Five O’Clock Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Jack Foley
T: Willie Mullins
14/1
Grand Jury Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Hugh Morgan
T: Henry De Bromhead
14/1
Au Fleuron Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Kevin Brogan
T: Gordon Elliott
14/1
Cobblers Dream Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Jack Andrews
T: Ben Case
16/1
The Very Man Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Conor Orr
T: John Harrington
20/1
Decimation Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Mike O’Connor
T: Henry De Bromhead
20/1
Ilikedwayurthinkin Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Simon Torrens
T: Gavin Cromwell
22/1
Earlofthecotswolds Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Jordan Nailor
T: Nigel Twiston-Davies
22/1
Perfect Attitude Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Jack Tudor
T: Gordon Elliott
22/1
Freedom To Dream Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Liam Harrison
T: Peter Fahey
25/1
Party Business (RESERVE) Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Charlie Todd
T: Ian Williams
28/1
Hes A Hardy Bloke Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: E Walsh
T: Noel Meade
28/1
Quinta Do Ma Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Luca Morgan
T: Ben Pauling
33/1
Herbiers Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Theo Gillard
T: Oliver Greenall
33/1
Bigz Belief Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Liam McKenna
T: Matthew J Smith
40/1
Solwara One (RESERVE) Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: RESERVE
T: Neil Mulholland
40/1
Lucky Max Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Peter Kavanagh
T: Sean Thomas Doyle
50/1
Silver Sheen Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Richard Condon
T: John Harrington
50/1
Reserve Tank Horse Profile - Jockey Colours J: Mitchell Bastyan
T: Colin Tizzard
80/1

*Odds Correct as of 12pm 16/03/22*


How Often Does a Favourite Horse Win The Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Race 

None of the last ten renewals of the Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle has produced a winning favourite. Interestingly, none of the previous three SP favourites in the fixture have managed to break the top ten in their respective race.

So, for Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle tips, it is worth examining the field a little deeper for some each-way selections.

The longest-priced winner ever in the Martin Pipe was 2020 victor Indefatigable from a 25/1 SP. Looking for more trends, four of the last six winners of this Cheltenham Festival race have been at least 11/1 in the market.


Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Favourites vs Winners in The Past 10 Years

Year Favourite Horse* Winning Horse
2021 Gentleman De Mee (10th) Galopin Des Champs (8/1)
2020 Front View (12th) Indefatigable (25/1)
2019 Dallas Des Pictons (2nd) Early Doors (5/1)
2018 Flawless Escape (12th) Blow By Blow (11/1)
2017 Battleford (8th) Champagne Classic (12/1)
2016 Squouateur (7th) Ibis Du Rheu (14/1)
2015 Roi Des Frances (3rd) Killutagh Vic (7/1)
2014 Full Shift (11th) Don Poli (12/1)
2013 Gevrey Chambertin (PU) Salubrious (16/1)
2012 Bourne (9th) Attaglance (20/1)

*(-) = Finishing Position, UR = Unseated Rider, F = Faller, RO = Ran Out, PU = Pulled Up


Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle History & Present Time

The Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle is only for conditional jockeys. Conditional jockeys are under 26 years of age, with no more than 75 wins under rules. Or it could be that they hadn’t won more than 75 times in the previous six months. 

The Martin Pipe, named after the former Champion trainer, is a contest at 2m 4 1/2f, and there are nine hurdles in it. It is a handicap race on the New Course introduced in 2009.


Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle Jockey & Trainer Records

The leading trainer in the Martin Pipe Conditional Handicap Hurdle is Willie Mullins, who has seen four winners come home. But interestingly, only one of those wins for the leading trainer happened inside the last six years, which was last year with Galopin Des Champs.

Paul Nicholls and Gordon Elliott are the only two trainers to win the race twice. However, when it comes to misses, David Pipe has sent 23 runners into the fixture without success. No jockey has even won the Martin Pipe on more than one occasion.


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