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Class 3 Handicap

The fifth race to take place during the July Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every year is The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race.

The July Evening Racing meeting is an exquisite horse racing affair that offers an exceptional nine-race card every summer, including the likes of The EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes (6F) Flat Race and this race, The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race, the highest class race of the day.

Kempton Park Racecourse is the magnificent host of the July Evening Racing meeting, which is just one of dozens of race days they host from their perfectly positioned horse racing venue in Surrey every season.

The 2021 edition of the July Evening Racing meeting will take place on Wednesday the 7th of July this summer. 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 3 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 3 handicap flat race that annually serves as the fifth race of the July Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse.

Open to horses aged three years old and above, The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race is also the joint-longest race of the day, stretching 1 mile, 3 furlongs and 219 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse.

Last July, The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race offered a prize pool worth £10,400, which was shared between the winning and placing horses as follows:

1st place – 4/1 Omnivega (FR) – £6,728

2nd place – 9/2 Cepheus (GB) – £2,002

3rd place – 7/2 Quickthorn (GB) – £1,000

4th place – 3/1 Emirates Knight (IRE) – £500

At Kempton Park Racecourse on Wednesday the 7th of July 2021, The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race will start at approximately 18:45.

Runners

The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race is the highest class race that takes place during the July Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse, featuring runners that are rated between 76-90 and 81-95.

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):

  1. Emirates Knight (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-3 – ridden by jockey David Egan and trained by Roger Varian
  2. Sevenna Star (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 150/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-3 – ridden by jockey Darragh Keenan and trained by John Ryan
  3. Kyllachy Gala (GB) – fifth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-2 – ridden by jockey Adam Kirby and trained by Mark Loughnane
  4. Badenscoth (GB) – sixth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey George Downing and trained by Dean Ivory
  5. The Pinto Kid (FR) – twelfth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Lorenzo Atzori and trained by James Fanshawe
  6. Battle Of Marathon (USA) – fourteenth-place finish – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Stevie Donohoe and trained by John Ryan
  7. City Tour (GB) – ninth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-13 – ridden by jockey Richard Kingscote and trained by Lydia Richards
  8. Oh It’s Saucepot (GB) – eleventh-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-13 – ridden by jockey Jack Mitchell and trained by Chris Wall
  9. Omnivega (FR) – first-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-12 – ridden by jockey Callum Shepherd and trained by David Simcock
  10. Renardeau (GB) – tenth-place finish – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-11 – ridden by jockey Kieran O’Neill and trained by Ali Stronge
  11. Hiroshima (GB) – thirteenth-place finish – 50/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-11 – ridden by jockey Brett Doyle and trained by Jack Ryan
  12. Allegiant (USA) – seventh-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-6 – ridden by jockey Sean Levey and trained by Stuart Williams
  13. Cepheus (GB) – second-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-1 – ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Brian Meehan
  14. Quickthorn (GB) – third-place finish – 7/2 starting price – weighing in at 8-11 – ridden by jockey Tom Marquand and trained by Hughie Morrison

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Odds

The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race offered odds between 3/1 for the race favourite Emirates Knight and a mighty 150/1 for the longest outsider Sevenna Star last time out.

This edition of The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race was won by 4/1 third-favourite Omnivega, who converted £10 outright backing stakes into £50 in returns, £40 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The winner of The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race last time out at Kempton Park Racecourse during the July Evening Racing was 4/1 priced third-favourite Omnivega, ridden by jockey Callum Shepherd and trained by David Simcock.

9/2 priced Cepheus finished just half a length behind Omnivega in second place, followed by 7/2 priced second-favourite Quickthorn in third place and 3/1 priced race favourite Emirates Knight in fourth.

2019

No Class 3 races took place during the July Evening Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019. The closest race in terms of distance was The Class 4 Handicap Flat Race, which was won by 8/1 priced Galileo Silver, who was ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Alan King.

14/1 priced Zzoro finished just half a length behind Galileo Silver in second place, followed by 2/1 priced race favourite Get Back Get Back in third place and 20/1 priced outsider Noble Gift in fourth.

2018

11/8 priced race favourite Magellan finished first in this races Class 4 alternative at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2018, ridden by jockey James Doyle and trained by Roger Charlton.

14/1 priced Armanddihan finished two and a quarter lengths behind Magellan in second place, followed by 33/1 priced outsider Continuum in third place and 14/1 priced Majrooh in fourth.

2017

The July Evening Racing meeting did not take place at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2017.

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