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Evening Racing – 18 August

Offering a magnificent seven-race card including the likes of The Class 3 Flat Race and The Novice Median Auction Stakes, the Evening Racing meeting that will be taking place on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021 is truly an unmissable flat racing affair.

Here is a summary of the seven races we are looking forward to witnessing at Kempton Park Racecourse this summer:

Novice Auction Stakes

The Novice Auction Stakes Flat Race is a Class 4 race for novices held annually at Kempton Park Racecourse as the first race of the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Novice Auction Stakes Flat Race, which takes place over seven furlongs at Kempton Park Racecourse and is only accessible to horses that are precisely two years old, saw eight runners last time around.

The prize pool for the most recent edition of The Novice Auction Stakes Flat Race was £9,000, which was shared among the first four horses to cross the finish line as follows:

1st place – 5/1 Restless Endeavour (IRE) – £5,822

2nd place – 9/4 Lyricist Voice (GB) – £1,732

3rd place – 33/1 Jalwan (USA) – £866

4th place – 6/1 Rajguru (GB) – £ 433

The next edition of The Novice Auction Stakes Flat Race will commence at approximately 17:45 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Novice Median Auction Stakes

The Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race is a Class 4 flat race for novices held annually at Kempton Park as the second race of the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race, which is open to horses aged three to five years old, takes place over one mile, three furlongs, and 219 yards at Kempton Park Racecourse and generally attracts a moderately sized field of runners.

The prize fund for The Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race was £9,000 last time around, and it was split proportionally among the top four finishers as follows:

1st place – 4/7 Inclyne (GB) – £5,822

2nd place – 5/2 Mojave (GB) – £1,732

3rd place – 6/1 Voice Of Calm (GB) – £866

4th place – 50/1 Allocated(IRE) – £433

The Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race will begin at approximately 18:15 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Fillies’ Handicap

The Fillies’ Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race for fillies held at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer as the third race of the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Fillies’ Handicap Flat Race, which is only accessible to three-year-old fillies, takes place over seven furlongs at Kempton Park Racecourse and had only six starters last time around.

The prize fund for the most recent edition of The Fillies’ Handicap Flat Race was a substantial £11,200, which was split among the top four race finishers as follows:

1st place – 5/1 Turn ‘n Twirl (USA) – £6,469

2nd place – 7/4 Strict Tempo (GB) – £1,925

3rd place – 11/4 To The Moon (GB) – £962

4th place – 5/1 Lapidary (GB) – £481

The Fillies’ Handicap Flat Race will commence at approximately 18:45 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Class 3 Handicap

The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 3 handicap flat race held at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer as the fourth race of the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race is open to horses aged three and above and goes exactly one mile around Kempton Park Racecourse, with a moderately sized field of runners.

Last time around, a share of £15,000 was up for grabs, which was shared proportionally among the first four horses to cross the finish line as follows:

1st place – 8/1 Kuwait Currency (USA) – £9,338

2nd place – 16/1 Pesto (GB) – £2,796

3rd place – 5/1 Al Jellaby (GB) – £1,398

4th place – 20/1 Felix The Poet (GB) – £699

The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race will begin at 19:15 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Class 4 Handicap

The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race held annually at Kempton Park Racecourse as the fifth race of the day during the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race, which is open to horses aged four and above, is the longest race of the Evening Racing meeting, covering 1 mile, seven furlongs, and 218 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse, just shy of two miles.

At the most recent edition of The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race, five runners competed for a prize pool of £11,200, which was distributed as follows:

1st place – 4/9 Distant Chimes (GER) – £6,469

2nd place – 9/2 General Zoff (GB) – £1,925

3rd place – 7/1 Toshima (IRE) – £962

4th place – 33/1 Baydar (GB) – £481

The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race will start at approximately 19:45 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Class 3 3YO Handicap

The Class 3 3YO Handicap Flat Race is a Class 3 handicap flat race for juvenile colts and fillies held annually at Kempton Park Racecourse as the penultimate race of the August Evening Racing meeting.

The Class 3 3YO Handicap Flat Race, which is only accessible to horses aged three years old, takes place at Kempton Park Racecourse and includes a modest to medium-sized field of runners.

For the second time on the day, the race purse in the Class 3 3YO Handicap Flat Race was £15,000, which was split among the first four finishers as follows:

1st place – 7/2 Deal A Dollar (GB) – £9,338

2nd place – 4/1 Grey D’Ars (FR) – £2,796

3rd place – 9/2 Severance (GB) – £1,398

4th place – 6/1 Travel On (GB) – £699

The Class 3 3YO Handicap Flat Race is scheduled to begin at 20:15 on the evening of Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

Class 5 Handicap

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race held annually at Kempton Park Racecourse as the closing race of the August Evening Festival.

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race, which is open to horses aged three and above, takes place over seven furlongs at Kempton Park Racecourse and comprises runners with official ratings of 56-70 and 61-75.

Last time out, the final prize pool of the day was £7,021, which was distributed as follows among the winning and placing positions:

1st place – 5/2 Indian Viceroy (GB) – £3,752

2nd place – 7/2 Lady Of Aran (IRE) – £1,116

3rd place – 11/4 Stormbomber (CAN) – £558

4th place – 8/1 Kamikaze Lord (USA) – £300

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race will conclude the August Evening Racing meeting at approximately 20:45 on Wednesday the 18th of August 2021.

News

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Odds

The highest odds seen at the most recent edition of this particular August Evening Racing meeting were a generous 100/1, as seen in The Novice Median Auction Stakes on the longest outsider Miss Firecracker.

The biggest upset last time out was in The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race – the joint highest-value race of the day. This race was won by 8/1 priced Kuwait Currency, who converted £10 outright backing stakes into £90 in returns, £80 in profits.

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