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Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap

The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race is an intriguing affair that is run as the ninth race of the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year.

If you’ve yet to visit Kempton Park Racecourse for any of their many meetings and race days, add the Evening Racing meeting to your to-do list, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 11th of August 2021.

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About The Race

The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race is a Class 6 handicap flat race for amateur jockeys that serves as the final race of the Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race is the joint-longest race of the day measuring 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 219 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse.

The race may be open to amateur jockeys only, but you’ll still be incredibly impressed as to what they can achieve atop these horses that have been trained by some of the most experienced racehorse trainers in the business.

The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race will conclude the Evening Racing meeting on Wednesday the 11th of August 2021.

Runners

It’s the final race of the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse and the runners, with official ratings of between 46-60 and 51-65, will be keen to leave a lasting impression on the Kempton Park horse racing fanatics. 

It’s amateur jockeys only in this race, which always makes for an interesting spectacle.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race at Kempton Park’s Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse last time out in 2020 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Sunshineandbubbles (GB) – second-place finish – 13/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Joanna Mason and trained by David Evans
  2. Temur Khan (GB) – ninth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-0 – ridden by jockey Miss Bowen and trained by A W Carroll
  3. Noble Account (GB) – fourth-place finish – 16/5 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey Ross Birkett and trained by Julia Feilden
  4. Light Of Air (FR) – eleventh-place finish – 11/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-13 – ridden by jockey Katy Brooks and trained by Gary Moore
  5. Menin Gate (IRE) – first-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-13 – ridden by jockey Brodie Hampson and trained by Anthony Watson
  6. Double Legend (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Simon Walker and trained by Amanda Perrett
  7. Jumping Jack (IRE) – tenth-place finish – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-12 – ridden by jockey Miss Bryant and trained by Paddy Butler
  8. Global Style (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Alex Edwards and trained by A W Carroll
  9. Ardimento (IRE) – fourteenth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-11 – ridden by jockey Patrick Millman and trained by Rod Millman
  10. Bird To Love (GB) – twelfth-place finish – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-10 – ridden by jockey Mr C Jones and trained by Mark Usher
  11. Thermal (IRE) – third-place finish – 80/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-7 – ridden by jockey Misha Voikhansky and trained by Gary Moore
  12. Elsie Violet (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-6 – ridden by jockey George Eddery and trained by Robert Eddery
  13. Earthly (USA) – sixth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-6 – ridden by jockey Jessica Llewellyn and trained by BJ Llewellyn
  14. Kismat (GB) – thirteenth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-4 – ridden by jockey Georgia King and trained by Alan King

Tips

Regardless of the quality of the jockeys at the reins, the brilliant participating horses still make for an incredibly lucrative wagering experience – and our team of knowledgeable horse racing tipsters can make occasions like this extremely profitable.

As well as the best horse racing tips around, we also have links to the biggest and best offers and promotions online, so you can fully capitalise on the day’s action at Kempton Park Racecourse.

Odds

Odds in The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race last August ranged from 4/1 for the race favourite Menin Gate up to 100/1 for the longest outsider Jumping Jack.

This edition of The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race was won by 4/1 priced Menin Gate, who transformed, for example, all £10 outright backing stakes into £50 in returns, £40 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The winner of The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race last time out in the summer of 2020 was 4/1 priced second-favourite Menin Gate, ridden by jockey Brodie Hampson and trained by Anthony Watson.

13/2 priced Sunshineandbubbles finished four lengths behind Menin Gate in second place, followed by 80/1 priced long outsider Thermal in third place and 16/5 priced race favourite Noble Account in fourth.

2019

The Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Flat Race did not take place during the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019. Instead, the final race of the day was the 1 mile, 3 furlong and 219 yard Class 6 Handicap Flat Race. Lauberhorn Rocket, ridden by jockey David Probert and trained by Tim Vaughan, won this event at odds of 8/1.

3/1 priced second-favourite Croeso Cymraeg finished just half a length behind Lauberhorn Rocket in second place, followed by 9/4 priced race favourite Hooflepuff in third place and 14/1 priced Falls Creek in fourth.

2018

Penny Poet, ridden by jockey Jamie Spencer and trained by Neil Mulholland, won the 1 mile, 3 furlong, and 219 yard Class 6 Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park’s August Evening Racing meeting in 2018.

8/1 priced Art Of Swing finished just half a length behind Penny Poet in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Hint Of Grey in third place and 20/1 priced Pivotal Flame in fourth.

2017

Wolfcatcherjack, ridden by jockey Luke Morris and trained by Sir Mark Prescott, won the 1 mile, 3 furlong, and 219 yard Class 6 Handicap Flat Race at the Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2017.

20/1 priced outsider Rianna Star finished a length and a half behind Wolfcatcherjack in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Powered in third place and 6/1 priced Tuolumne Meadows in fourth.

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