During the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer, The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race is the fifth race to take place.
Kempton Park Racecourse, based on the outskirts of Surrey near the border of Greater London, is one of the UK’s favourite horse racing venues, where meetings take place all year round owing to the site’s exceptional all-weather Polytrack, National Hunt circuit and floodlighting facilities.
The next Late August Evening Racing meeting will take place on Wednesday the 25th of August 2021 – and it’s not one to be missed. 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 4 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the fifth race of the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year.
Open to horses aged three years old and above, The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 219 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse and often features a fairly small field of runners.
A prize pot worth £11,200 was up for grabs last time out, which was shared proportionately between the teams of the top four horses in the following manner:
1st place – 2/1 Emirates Knight (IRE) – £6,469
2nd place – 13/2 Alma Linda (GB) – £1,925
3rd place – 20/1 Kitaabaat (GB) – £962
4th place – 10/3 Zzoro (IRE) – £481
The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race is scheduled to begin at approximately 19:55 on Wednesday the 25th of August 2021.
Usually featuring a small to medium-sized field of runners, The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race features class 4 calibre runners that possess official ratings of between 66 and 85.
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 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):
- Kitaabaat (GB) – third-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-2 – ridden by jockey Dylan Hogan and trained by David Simcock
- The Pinto Kid (FR) – sixth-place finish – 5/2 starting price – weighing in at 10-1 – ridden by jockey Lorenzo Aztori and trained by James Fanshawe
- Harbour Breeze (IRE) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 10-0 – assigned jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Lucy Wadham
- Maquisard (FR) – seventh-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-13 – ridden by jockey Cieren Fallon and trained by Michael Madgwick
- Sporting Times (GB) – fifth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-11 – ridden by jockey Ryan Moore and trained by Ed Dunlop
- Zzoro (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 10/3 starting price – weighing in at 9-7 – ridden by jockey Jason Watson and trained by Amanda Perrett
- Emirates Knight (IRE) – first-place finish – 2/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey David Egan and trained by Roger Varian
- Alma Linda (GB) – second-place finish – 13/2 starting price – weighing in at 8-7 – ridden by jockey Luke Morris and trained by Sir Mark Prescott
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The most recent edition of The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race featured odds ranging from 2/1 for the race favourite Emirates Knight up to 25/1 for the longest outsider Maquisard.
The bookmakers got it absolutely right on this occasion, with Maquisard finishing in last place and the 2/1 race favourite Emirates Knight finishing in first place, converting, for example, all £100 outright backing stakes into £300 in returns, £200 in profits.
Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:
The August Evening Racing meeting did not take place at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2020.
The most recent edition of the August Evening Racing meeting took place in 2019, where The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race was won by 2/1 priced race favourite Emirates Knight, ridden by jockey David Egan and trained by Roger Varian.
13/2 priced Alma Linda finished just a nose behind Emirates Knight in second place, followed by 20/1 priced outsider Kitaabaat in third place and 10/3 priced third-favourite Zzoro in fourth.
Last time out, there were seven runners in The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race and it was won with a race time of 2 minutes and 22.26 seconds.
6/1 priced Dragon Mountain finished first in The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park’s Evening Racing meeting in August 2018, ridden by jockey Josephine Gordon and trained by Hugo Palmer.
7/4 priced race favourite Atticus Boy finished just a neck behind Dragon Mountain in second place, followed by 11/2 priced Thunder Speed in third place and 4/1 priced second-favourite Come On Come On in fourth.
Completed with a race time of 2 minutes and 23.10 seconds, the 2018 edition of The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race featured seven runners.
Back in August 2017 at Kempton Park Racecourse, The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race was won by 7/2 priced second-favourite Pivoine, ridden by jockey Ted Durcan and trained by Sir Michael Stoute.
7/1 priced Tuff Rock finished two and a half lengths behind Pivoine in second place, followed by 13/8 priced race favourite Atkinson Grimshaw in third place and 11/1 priced Arctic Sea in fourth.
Seven runners contested this edition of The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race, which was won with a race time of 2m 19.65s.