The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race is the fourth and featured race that takes place at Epsom Downs Racecourse for The Glass Times Race Day every year.
The Glass Times Race Day is a spectacular single-day horse racing affair that features seven outstanding flat races, including the likes of The EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes and the Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap on an autumnal afternoon in September.
Hosting a sumptuous variety of flat races throughout the year, Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey is the prestigious home of The Glass Times Race Day, with public access areas in close proximity that allow up to 130,000 spectators to witness the action at any given time.
If you’ve yet to visit Epsom Downs Racecourse for a day at the races, make The Glass Times Race Day your first taster of this exceptional horse racing venue on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.
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About The Race
The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the fourth and featured race of Glass Times Race Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.
Open to horses aged four years old and above, ridden by professional National Hunt jockeys, The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race runs 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 6 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse – the same distance as The Epsom Derby in June.
A share of a £13,200 purse was contested last time out. Here’s how much was split between the first four finishers:
1st place – 11/2 Berrahri (IRE) – £7,763
2nd place – 12/1 Rydan (IRE) – £2,310
3rd place – 11/4 C’Est No Mour (GER) – £1,154
4th place – 9/1 Delph Crescent (IRE) – £577
The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 15:25 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.
As the race name suggests, the jockeys that compete in The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race are usually much more accustomed to National Hunt jump racing, and it’s always interesting to see how well these runners can translate their skills to the flat tracks of Epsom Downs Racecourse.
Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race at Epsom’s Glass Times Race Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse last time out in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):
- Mandalayan (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-10 – ridden by jockey Harry Bannister and trained by Jonathon Portman
- Allegiant (USA) – sixth-place finish – 9/4 starting price – weighing in at 11-9 – ridden by jockey Jack Quinlan and trained by Stuart Williams
- Berrahri (IRE) – first-place finish – 11/2 starting price – weighing in at 11-9 – ridden by jockey Joey Haynes and trained by John Best
- C’Est No Mour (GER) – third-place finish – 11/4 starting price – weighing in at 11-6 – ridden by jockey Leighton Aspell and trained by Peter Hedger
- Rydan (IRE) – second-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-4 – ridden by jockey Joshua Moore and trained by Gary Moore
- Gendarme (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 28/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Adam Wedge and trained by Alexandra Dunn
- Delph Crescent (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 11-2 – ridden by jockey Brian Hughes and trained by Richard Fahey
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Odds for The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race on Glass Times Race Day last time out ranged from 9/4 for the race favourite Allegiant up to 28/1 for the longest outsider Gendarme.
This edition of The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse was won by 11/2 priced Berrahri, who transformed £10 outright backing stakes into £65 in returns, £55 in profits for those that had faith in the less likely runner.
Here are the previous 4 winners of The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race at The Epsom Glass Times Race Day, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:
(2020 edition abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic)
11/2 priced fourth-favourite Berrahri, ridden by jockey Joey Haynes and trained by John Best, finished first in The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse in 2019.
12/1 priced Rydan finished just a length behind Berrahri in second place, followed by 11/4 priced second-favourite C’Est No Mour in third place and 9/1 priced Delph Crescent in fourth.
The 2018 edition of The Epsom Glass Times Race Day was abandoned due to a grub infestation at Epsom Downs Racecourse.
At Epsom’s Glass Times Race Day back in 2017, 9/4 priced race favourite C’Est No Mour took home the first-place prize in The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race, ridden by jockey Leighton Aspell and trained by Peter Hedger.
12/1 priced Altaayil finished just three-quarters of a length behind C’Est No Mour in second place, followed by 14/1 priced Bamako Du Chatelet in third place and 9/2 priced Hollywood Road in fourth.
The winner of The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse in 2016 was 7/1 priced Alberta, ridden by jockey Jamie Moore and trained by Jim Best.
11/4 priced race favourite Jupiter Custos finished just half a length behind Alberta in second place, followed by 5/1 priced Medburn Cutler in third place and 10/1 priced Lady Of Yue in fourth.