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Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2)

The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race is the fifth race that takes place at Kempton Park Racecourse’s second June Evening Racing meeting every summer.

The Evening Racing meetings that are hosted by Kempton Park Racecourse throughout the year, courtesy of their all-weather Polytrack and floodlighting facilities, provide some of the most lucrative opportunities to make some money betting on some high-octane, thrilling flat racing.

Kempton Park, positioned just inside Surrey but within close proximity of Greater London’s Border, is one of the most prestigious racecourses in the UK, alongside the likes of Epsom Downs, Aintree and Cheltenham. It’s the place to be on the 9th of June for Kempton’s mid-June Evening Racing affair.

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About The Race

The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race is a Class 5 flat race that serves as the fifth race of Kempton’s mid-June Evening Racing meeting every year.

Exclusively open to horses aged between and including three and five years old, The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 219 yards of Kempton Park Racecourse.

£5,400 was in the race purse last June, which was split between the first four race finishers in the following fashion:

1st place – 9/2 Hey Gracie (GB) – £3,493

2nd place – 5/2 Kashi (FR) – £1,040

3rd place – 14/1 Make Haste Slowly (GB) – £519

4th place – 12/1 Lemon Song (FR) – £260

At around 19:00 on the evening of Wednesday the 9th of June 2021, The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race will be due to start.

Runners

The Division 2 edition of The Median Auction Maiden Stakes Flat Race has to follow the 1st Division edition and the runners that participate will be doing everything they can to prove they deserve to be amongst the best.

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. John Betjeman (GB) – ninth-place finish – 20/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Tom Queally and trained by Mark Gillard
  2. Make Haste Slowly (GB) – third-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Joey Haynes and trained by David Elsworth
  3. Hey Gracie (GB) – first-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-9 – ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by Ralph Beckett
  4. Tibbie Dunbar (GB) – eighth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-9 – ridden by jockey Liam Keniry and trained by Stuart Kittow
  5. Bo Taifan (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Shane Kelly and trained by Richard Hughes
  6. Cloud Thunder (GB) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 9-0 – assigned jockey Cieren Fallon and trained by Heather Main
  7. Kashi (FR) – second-place finish – 5/2 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy and trained by Andrew Balding
  8. Lemon Song (FR) – fourth-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Sean Levey and trained by Harry Dunlop
  9. Cousin Rosaura (GB) – eleventh-place finish – 7/2 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Kieran O’Neill and trained by James Fanshawe
  10. Fluttershy (GB) – tenth-place finish – 100/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Darragh Keenan and trained by John Ryan
  11. Josephine (GB) – seventh-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Hollie Doyle and trained by William Stone
  12. Sposabella (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 28/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Nicola Currie and trained by Hughie Morrison

Tips

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Odds

At the mid-June Evening Racing event last summer, odds in The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race ranged from 5/2 for the race favourite Kashi up to 100/1 for the longest outsider Fluttershy, who finished a place ahead of race second-favourite Cousin Rosaura.

This 2020 edition of The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race was won by 9/2 priced Hey Gracie, who turned £20 outright backing stakes into £110 in returns, £90 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race at The Evening Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

2020

The most recent edition of The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race at Kempton Park Racecourse was won by 9/2 priced Hey Gracie, ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by Ralph Beckett.

5/2 priced Kashi finished just a neck behind Hey Gracie in second place, followed by 14/1 priced Make Haste Slowly in third place and 12/1 priced Lemon Song in fourth.

2019

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

2018

Ridden by jockey Rossa Ryan and trained by Jamie Osborne, 7/2 priced third-favourite Rippling Waters won The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race at Kempton Park’s Evening Racing in 2018.

7/4 priced race favourite Climb Aboard finished just half a length behind Rippling Waters in second place, followed by 11/4 priced second-favourite Global Melody in third place and 8/1 priced Reignite in fourth.

2017

The Median Auction Maiden Stakes (Div 2) Flat Race did not take place during this particular Racing Evening at Kempton Park Racecourse in 2017.

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