The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race is the sixth race that takes place during the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year.
Kempton Park Racecourse, on the borders of Surrey near the Greater London boundary, is the stunning venue for this event. Race days can be held here most months of the year, thanks to the venue’s first-rate all-weather Polytrack and floodlighting facilities, making it one of the most notable horse racecourses in the UK.
The August Evening Racing meeting, which features an exciting seven-race card, is held on the first or second Wednesday of August each year, depending on the surrounding Evening and Afternoon Racing dates at the facility.
Wednesday the 4th of August 2021 is the next official date for the August Evening Racing meeting. 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 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the penultimate race of the August Evening Racing meeting every year at Kempton Park Racecourse.
Open to horses aged three years old and above, The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race is the longest race of the day, running 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 218 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse – just short of 2 miles.
An £11,200 prize pool was to contested last time out, which was split accordingly between the winning and placing horses:
1st place – 4/6 Land Of Oz (GB) – £6,469
2nd place – 8/1 Le Torrent (GB) – £1,925
3rd place – 10/1 Petrastar (GB) – £962
4th place – 66/1 Author’s Dream (GB) – £481
The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race is scheduled to commence at approximately 20:00 on Wednesday the 4th of August 2021.
The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race is by far the longest race of the day, and the participating runners are some of the most well-conditioned of their class with official ratings of between 66-80 and 71-85.
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):
- Author’s Dream (GB) – fourth-place finish – 66/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Jason Watson and trained by William Knight
- Petrastar (GB) – third-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-11 – ridden by jockey Adam Kirby and trained by Clive Cox
- Jumping Cats (GB) – sixth-place finish – 7/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-10 – ridden by jockey Jack Mitchell and trained by Chris Wall
- Le Torrent (GB) – second-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-6 – ridden by jockey Tom Marquand and trained by Emma Lavelle
- Gavlar (GB) – fifth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey Callum Shepherd and trained by William Knight
- Sunblazer (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-1 – ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Kim Bailey
- Land Of Oz (GB) – first-place finish – 4/6 starting price – weighing in at 8-3 – ridden by jockey Luke Morris and trained by Sir Mark Prescott
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At the most recent edition of The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race, odds ranged from 4/6 for the race favourite Land Of Oz up to 66/1 for the longest outsider Author’s Dream.
This edition of The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse was won by the 4/6 priced race favourite Land Of Oz, who transformed, for example, all £100 backing stakes into £166.67 in returns, £66.67 in profits.
Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:
This particular August Evening Racing meeting did not take place at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2020 due to a compact racing calendar at the venue combined with the global pandemic.
In 2019, the winner of The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race during the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse was 4/6 priced race favourite Land Of Oz, ridden by jockey Luke Morris and trained by Sir Mark Prescott.
8/1 priced Le Torrent finished three and three-quarter lengths behind Land Of Oz in second place, followed by 10/1 priced Petrastar in third place and 66/1 priced outsider Author’s Dream in fourth.
3/1 priced second-favourite Vis A Vis finished first in The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2018, ridden by jockey Shane Kelly and trained by Neil Mulholland.
5/2 priced race favourite Just In Time finished two and three-quarter lengths behind Vis A Vis in second place, followed by 8/1 priced Gavlar in third place and 4/1 priced third-favourite Age Of Wisdom in fourth.
Ridden by jockey Kieran Shoemark and trained by Roger Charlton, 7/2 priced second-favourite Clowance One finished first in The Class 4 3YO+ Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park’s August Evening Racing meeting in 2017.
2/1 priced race favourite Dominating finished three and a half lengths behind Clowance One in second place, followed by 4/1 priced third-favourite High Command in third place and 8/1 priced Normandie Attack in fourth.