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Class 5 Handicap

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is the seventh race to take place at Kempton Park Racecourse every year during the August Evening Racing meeting.

This particular August Evening Racing meeting is the first of three that takes place in August every year. It offers an exquisite seven-race card that includes the likes of The Class 3 Handicap and The EBF Maiden Stakes, amongst other tantalising fixtures.

Kempton Park Racecourse in Surrey is the wonderful host venue of this meeting – one of the most prestigious and prominent racecourses in the UK.

The next edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is not to be missed on Wednesday the 4th 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 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the final race of the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year.

Only eligible to horses aged just three years old, The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race runs 7 furlongs of Kempton Park Racecourse and usually features a moderately sized field of runners.

The race purse for The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was £7,021 last time out, which was split proportionately between the first four race finishers as follows:

1st place – 4/1 Dubrava (GB) – £3,752

2nd place – 11/1 Indian Viceroy (GB) – £1,116

3rd place – 10/1 Amorously (IRE) – £558

4th place – 3/1 Carnival Rose (GB) – £300

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is scheduled to begin at around 20:30 on Wednesday the 4th of August 2021.

Runners

It’s the final race of the day at Kempton Park Racecourse for the first August Afternoon Racing meeting of the month, and the participating runners will be keen to leave a long-lasting impression on the many horse racing fanatics in attendance, as well as those watching from afar via their favourite streaming or betting platforms.

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):

  1. Carnival Rose (GB) – fourth-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey George Wood and trained by James Fanshawe
  2. Balata Bay (GB) – fifth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey Pat Dobbs and trained by Richard Hannon
  3. Spencers Son (IRE) – tenth-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey Adam Kirby and trained by Richard Spencer
  4. Alicia Darcy (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 9-4 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey Adam McNamara and trained by Anthony Watson
  5. Airwaves (GB) – eighth-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey Rob Hornby and trained by Martyn Meade
  6. Deference (GB) – sixth-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Richard Havlin and trained by Amanda Perrett
  7. Indian Viceroy (GB) – second-place finish – 11/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy and trained by Hughie Morrison
  8. Dubrava (GB) – first-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Andrea Atzeni and trained by Roger Varian
  9. Amorously (IRE) – third-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Sean Levey and trained by Richard Hannon
  10. John Betjeman (GB) – ninth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Tom Marquand and trained by Mark Gillard

Tips

Races like Kempton Park Racecourse’s Class 5 Handicap Flat Race are just as good for betting on as any other race on the flat racing calendar, including those that take place during The Christmas Festival.

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Odds

Odds for The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race last time out at the August Evening Racing meeting ranged from 3/1 for the race favourite Carnival Rose up to 20/1 for the longest outsider John Betjeman.

This edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was won by 4/1 priced second-favourite Dubrava, transforming, for example, £10 outright backing stakes into £50 in returns, £40 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

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.

2019

The most recent Class 5 Handicap Flat Race during the August Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019 was won by 4/1 priced second-favourite Dubrava, ridden by jockey Andrea Atzeni and trained by Roger Varian.

11/1 priced Indian Viceroy finished just a head behind Dubrava in second place, followed by 10/1 priced Amarously in third place and 3/1 priced race favourite Carnival Rose in fourth.

2018

16/1 priced Katie Lee, ridden by jockey Fran Berry and trained by Henry Candy, finished first in The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse in August 2018.

14/1 priced N Over J finished a length and a half behind Katie Lee in second place, followed by 10/1 priced Reshaan in third place and 25/1 priced outsider Dream Of Camelot in fourth.

2017

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was won by 7/1 priced Sheikspear at Kempton Park’s August Evening Racing meeting in 2017, ridden by jockey John Egan and trained by Ed De Giles.

6/1 priced race second-favourite Tobrave finished just a neck behind Sheikspear in second place, followed by 14/1 priced Narjes in third place and 4/1 priced race favourite Mudallel in fourth.

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