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Class 5 Handicap

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is the second race that takes place at Kempton Park’s second June Racing Evening every year.

The second June Evening Racing at Kempton Park Racecourse is a spectacular evening of elite flat horse racing that usually features a magnificent seven-race card, but can occasionally include a few more extra races depending on whether certain other nearby races have been abandoned and require rescheduling.

Kempton Park Racecourse is the wonderful home of this adrenaline-inducing event, which can hold dozens of flat and jump meetings throughout the year owing to its all-weather Polytrack.

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About The Race

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the second race of the second June Racing Evening at Kempton Park Racecourse every summer.

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

At the most recent edition of this race, a share of £5,400 was to contest, which was split proportionately between the first four race finishers as follows:

1st place – 9/2 Pretty In Grey (GB) – £3,493

2nd place – 18/5 Karibana (IRE) – £1,040

3rd place – 12/1 Business (FR) – £519

4th place – 25/1 Desert Palms (GB) – £260

The next edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race will take place at Kempton Park Racecourse on Wednesday the 9th of June 2021 at around 17:30.

Runners

The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race is always an intense race, with a medium to large-sized field of runners often finishing within very close proximity of each other. The odds are long and the stakes are high.

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. Dashing Roger (GB) – fifth-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Hollie Doyle and trained by William Stone
  2. Miss Villanelle (GB) – twelfth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Charles Hills
  3. Crack Regiment (FR) – sixth-place finish – 40/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Tom Queally
  4. Claudius Secundus (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 11/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Tom Marquand and trained by James Tate
  5. London Calling (IRE) – ninth-place finish – 22/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Kieran Shoemark and trained by Richard Spencer
  6. Wightman (IRE) – eleventh-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Mick Channon
  7. Karibana (IRE) – second-place finish – 18/5 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Shane Kelly and trained by Richard Hughes
  8. Desert Palms (GB) – fourth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Andrea Atzeni and trained by Richard Hannon
  9. Anglo Saxson (IRE) – eighth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Cieren Fallon and trained by Charlie Fellowes
  10. Shine On Brendan (IRE) – tenth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Adam Kirby and trained by Clive Cox
  11. Pretty In Grey (GB) – first-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by Marco Botti
  12. Business (FR) – third-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy and trained by Jonathon Quinn

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Odds

Odds for The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race last time out at Kempton Park Racecourse ranged from 18/5 for the race favourite Karibana up to 40/1 for the longest outsider Crack Regiment, who only finished about two and a half lengths behind the race winner.

The winner of this edition of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was 9/2 priced Pretty In Grey, who converted £10 outright backing stakes into £55 in returns, £45 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

At the most recent edition of The June Week 2 Evening Racing meeting at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2020, the winner of The Class 5 Handicap Flat Race was 9/2 priced joint second-favourite Pretty In Grey, ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by Marco Botti.

18/5 priced race favourite Karibana finished just half a length behind Pretty In Grey in second place, followed by 12/1 priced Business in third place and 25/1 priced outsider Desert Palms in fourth.

2019

The 2019 edition of The Racing Evening meeting was abandoned due to a major water burst at Kempton Park Racecourse.

2018

At Kempton Park Racecourse in June 2018, the winner of The Class 5 3YO Handicap Flat Race was 13/8 priced race favourite Airshow, ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Rod Millman.

9/2 priced race second-favourite Capla Demon finished four and a half lengths behind Airshow in second place, followed by 14/1 priced Vegas Boy in third place and 16/1 priced outsider Sweet And Dandy in fourth.

2017

Ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Simon Doe, 11/8 priced race favourite Sparkalot won The Class 5 3YO Handicap Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse in June 2017.

33/1 priced long outsider Cajmere finished a length and three-quarters behind Sparkalot in second place, followed by 11/2 priced Dimitre in third place and 20/1 priced outsider Who Told Jo Jo in fourth.

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