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Class 5 Handicap

The eighth race that takes place at Kempton Park Racecourse during the August Afternoon Racing meeting every year is The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race.

The August Afternoon Racing meeting is an exciting horse racing event that features an eight-race card with a range of awe-inspiring race classes and age-restricted flat races.

Kempton Park Racecourse, home of the prestigious Christmas Festival every December, is the beautiful venue of this exquisite event, which takes place every season on the racecourse’s high-quality all-weather Polytrack in between a number of Evening Racing meetings.

The 2021 edition of the August Afternoon Racing meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday the 20th of August this summer. For all of The Kempton Park Racecourse Afternoon Racing news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About The Race

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the final race of the August Afternoon Racing meeting every year at Kempton Park Racecourse.

Open to horses aged three years old and above, The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is the longest race of the day, stretching 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 219 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse.

The prize pool for The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was £7,021 last time out, which was shared as follows between the first four race finishers:

1st place – 3/1 Sir Prize (GB) – £3,752

2nd place – 7/4 Wanaasah (GB) – £1,116

3rd place – 9/1 Murhib (IRE) – £558

4th place – 14/1 Mullarkey (GB) – £300

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race will conclude the August Afternoon Racing meeting on Friday the 20th of August 2021.

Runners

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is the final race of the day at Kempton Park’s August Afternoon Racing meeting and so the runners taking part will be eager to provide a fulfilling finale for the present horse racing fanatics.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race at Kempton Park’s Afternoon Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse last time out in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Sir Prize (GB) – first-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Robert Winston and trained by Dean Ivory
  2. Wanaasah (GB) – second-place finish – 7/4 starting price – weighing in at 9-12 – ridden by jockey David Egan and trained by David Loughnane
  3. Zarrar (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-11 – ridden by jockey Rob Fitzpatrick and trained by Camilla Poulton
  4. Island Jungle (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey Fergus Sweeney and trained by Mark Usher
  5. Mullarkey (GB) – fourth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey Kieren Fox and trained by John Best
  6. Murhib (IRE) – third-place finish – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Richard Kingscote and trained by Lydia Richards
  7. Gold Arch (GB) – seventh-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Daniel Muscutt and trained by David Lanigan
  8. Champ Ayr (GB) – sixth-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-13 – ridden by jockey David Probert and trained by David Menuisier

Tips

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race, as well as all of the other outstanding races on the August Afternoon Racing meeting’s fixture list at Kempton Park Racecourse, give the ideal chance to place some lucrative bets on some top-notch flat racing.

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Odds

The most recent edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race featured odds ranging from 7/4 for the race favourite Wanaasah up to 33/1 for the longest outsider Champ Ayr.

3/1 priced joint second-favourite Sir Prize finished in first place in this edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race, converting, for example, all £10 outright backing stakes into £40 in returns, £30 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race at The Afternoon Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The August Afternoon Racing meeting did not take place at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2020.

2019

3/1 priced joint second-favourite Sir Prize finished first in The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race during the August Afternoon Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019, ridden by jockey Robert Winston and trained by Dean Ivory.

7/4 priced race favourite Wanaasah finished a length and a half behind Sir Prize in second place, followed by 9/1 priced Murhib in third place and 14/1 priced Mullarkey in fourth.

2018

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race, which concluded the August Afternoon Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2018, was won by 10/1 priced Nylon Speed, ridden by jockey Martin Harley and trained by Alan King.

8/1 priced Jedhi finished just a short head behind Nylon Speed in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Saumur in third place and 11/4 priced race favourite True North in fourth.

2017

Woldcatcherjack, the 5/6 priced race favourite, finished first in The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse back in 2017, ridden by jockey Luke Morris and trained by Sir Mark Prescott.

4/1 priced second-favourite Tomorrow Mystery finished two and a quarter lengths behind Wolfcatcherjack in second place, followed by 33/1 priced outsider Casemates Square in third place and 14/1 priced Sputnik Planum in fourth.

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