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Novice Stakes

The Novice Stakes Flat Race is the sixth race that takes place at Kempton Park’s July Evening Racing meeting every year.

The EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes (6F) Flat Race and this race, The Class 3 Handicap Flat Race, are among the highlights of the July Evening Racing meeting, which has an outstanding nine-race programme every summer.

Kempton Park Racecourse is the wonderful home of the July Evening Racing meeting, which is just one of the scores of race days they organize each season from its ideal Surrey horse racing grounds.

The Novice Stakes will be a part of this year’s July Evening Racing meeting on Wednesday the 7th of July 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 Novice Stakes Flat Race is a Class 5 flat race for novices that serves as the sixth race of the July Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer.

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

£5,400 was added to the race purse last time out, which was distributed between the first four race finishers in the following manner:

1st place – 4/9 Almighwar (GB) – £3,493

2nd place – 2/1 Golden Pine (IRE) – £1,040

3rd place – 16/1 Nevendon (GB) – £519

4th place – 40/1 Captain Haddock (IRE) – £260

The Novice Stakes Flat Race will commence at around 19:15 on Wednesday the 7th of July 2021.

Runners

The runners that participate in The Novice Stakes Flat Race at Kempton Park’s July Evening Racing meeting never fail to impress, regardless of their Class 5 level ratings.

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. Handsome Samson (GB) – tenth-place finish – 150/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Grace McEntee and trained by Richard Spencer
  2. Almighwar (GB) – first-place finish – 4/9 starting price – weighing in at 9-9 – ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by John and Thady Gosden
  3. Stellarista (IRE) – twelfth-place finish – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-9 – ridden by jockey Gavin Ashton and trained by Ian Williams
  4. Captain Haddock (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Sean Levey and trained by Harry Dunlop
  5. Exclaim (FR) – fifth-place finish – 80/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Joseph Tuite
  6. Golden Pine (IRE) – second-place finish – 2/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey William Buick and trained by Sir Michael Stoute
  7. Just The Ticket (GB) – sixth-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Stevie Donohoe and trained by Ed Vaughan
  8. Ministerial (GB) – seventh-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Kieran Shoemark and trained by Roger Charlton
  9. Nevendon (GB) – third-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Callum Shepherd and trained by Michael Bell
  10. Scudamore (FR) – eleventh-place finish – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey David Nolan and trained by Ivan Furtado
  11. Signal Twenty Nine (GB) – eighth-place finish – 80/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Pierre-Louis Jamin and trained by William Knight
  12. Medika (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-11 – ridden by jockey David Probert and trained by Andrew Balding

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Odds

At Kempton Park Racecourse last July, odds in The Novice Stakes Flat Race ranged from 4/9 for the race favourite Almighwar up to 150/1 for the longest outsider Handsome Samson.

It was in fact the race favourite Almighwar that finished first in this edition of the race, turning £50 outright stakes into £72.22 in returns, £22.22 in profits.

Previous Winners

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

2020

The winner of The Novice Stakes Flat Race last July at Kempton Park Racecourse was 4/9 priced race favourite Almighwar, ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by John and Thady Gosden.

2/1 priced second-favourite Golden Pine finished three lengths behind Almightwar in second place, followed by 16/1 priced Nevendon in third place and 40/1 priced outsider Captain Haddock in fourth.

2019

The Novice Stakes Flat Race did not take place during the July Evening Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019. Instead, the sixth race of the day was The Class 5 Handicap, which was won by 7/1 priced Encryption, ridden by jockey Stevie Donohoe and trained by David Simcock.

11/1 priced Le Torrent finished just a neck behind Encryption in second place, followed by 16/1 priced Gavlar in third place and 25/1 priced outsider Conkering Hero in fourth.

2018

The Novice Stakes Flat Race did not take place during the July Evening Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2019. Instead, the sixth race of the day was The Class 5 Handicap, which was won by 5/1 priced The Way You Dance, ridden by jockey Adam Kirby and trained by Neil Mulholland.

12/1 priced Ardamir finished just a head behind The Way You Dance in second place, followed by 6/1 priced Rainbow Rising in third place and 9/1 priced Graceful Lady in fourth.

2017

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

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