The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race is the first race that takes place during the second August Evening Racing meeting of the month every year at Kempton Park Racecourse.
Offering a magnificent nine-race card, the August Evening Racing meeting is one of a multitude of meetings and race days that take place at Kempton Park Racecourse every season.
The great level of prominence Kempton Park has is owing to its incredible all-weather Polytrack and floodlighting facilities, which mean weather and lighting conditions are seldom an issue, except for in extremely adverse circumstances.
This particular Evening Racing meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 11th of August 2021. For all of The Kempton Park Racecourse Evening 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 Nursery Flat Race is a Class 5 nursery flat race that serves as the opening race of the second of three August Evening Racing meetings at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer.
Exclusively open to young colts and fillies aged just two years old, The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race runs 6 furlongs of Kempton Park Racecourse and usually features a moderately sized field of runners.
£5,400 was in the prize pool last time out – here’s how much was assigned to the winner and each placement position:
1st place – 12/1 Enduring (GB) – £3,493
2nd place – 15/2 Charlie Fellowes (IRE) – £1,040
3rd place – 4/1 Golden Bear (IRE) – £519
4th place – 9/4 Temple Bruer (GB) – £260
The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race will begin at approximately 13:15 on Wednesday the 11th of August 2021.
The fillies and colts that participate in The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race at The Evening Racing may only have official ratings of between 56-70 and 61-75, but to get to this point at such a young age is indicative of how fast these young horses are learning and that they’re heading in the right direction.
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):
- Unbutton (GB) – fifth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-7 – ridden by jockey William Buick and trained by William Haggas
- Enduring (GB) – first-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-6 – ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Eve Johnson Houghton
- Golden Bear (IRE) – third-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey James Doyle and trained by Charlie Fellowes
- Stay Smart (GB) – eighth-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Kieran Shoemark and trained by David O’Meara
- For Peat’s Sake (GB) – seventh-place finish – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Richard Havlin and trained by John and Thady Gosden
- Temple Bruer (GB) – fourth-place finish – 9/4 starting price – weighing in at 9-1 – ridden by jockey Hollie Doyle and trained by Ed Walker
- Farasi Lane (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-1 – ridden by jockey George Wood and trained by Tom Ward
- Charlie Fellowes (IRE) – second-place finish – 15/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by George Scott
- Miss Diamond (IRE) – tenth-place finish – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-12 – ridden by jockey Shane Kelly and trained by Richard Hughes
- Perfect Sunrise (FR) – ninth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-10 – ridden by jockey PJ McDonald and trained by James Tate
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Odds in The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race last time out ranged from 9/4 for the race favourite Temple Bruer up to 50/1 for the longest outsider Miss Diamond.
This edition of The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race was won by 12/1 priced Enduring, who converted, for example, all £10 outright backing stakes into £130 in returns, £120 in profits.
Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:
Last summer, the winner of The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race during The Evening Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse was 12/1 priced Enduring, ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Eve Johnson Houghton.
15/2 priced Charlie Fellowes finished just a nose behind Enduring in second place, followed by 4/1 priced second-favourite Golden Bear in third place and 9/4 priced race favourite Temple Bruer in fourth.
Ridden by jockey Tyler Saunders and trained by Jonathon Portman, 5/1 priced Lethal Talent finished first in The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race at Kempton Park’s second Evening Racing meeting of August in 2019.
9/2 priced joint second-favourite Luna Wish finished just half a length behind Lethal Talent in second place, followed by equally priced Bacchalot in third place and 50/1 priced outsider Port Noir in fourth.
The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race during the Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse was won by 8/1 priced Precision Prince back in 2018, ridden by jockey Kieran O’Neill and trained by Mark Loughnane.
7/2 priced joint race favourite Sophosc finished just a head behind Precision Prince in second place, followed by 8/1 priced Rajman in third place and 20/1 priced outsider Keep It Country Tv in fourth.
8/1 priced Mountain Peak finished first in The Class 5 Nursery Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse in August 2017, ridden by jockey Liam Keniry and trained by Ed Walker.
12/1 priced Shoyd finished just half a length behind Mountain Peak in second place, followed by 18/1 priced Super Florence in third place and 10/1 priced Inuk in fourth.