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The 1m 2f 17y Handicap

The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race is the first race that is run on The Glass Times Race Day every September at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

The Glass Times Race Day is an exquisite single-day horse racing event that offers seven excellent flat races including The EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes and The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap.

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey, is one of the most prestigious racecourses in The UK, hosting various National Hunt and flat racedays throughout the year, including the Epsom Derby, which offers the richest prize in British horse racing.

The Glass Times Race Day 2021 will take place at Epsom Downs Racecourse on Thursday the 9th of September this autumn. For all of The Epsom Glass Times Race Day’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About The Race

The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the third race of Epsom’s Glass Times Race Day every year at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

Exclusively open to horses exactly three years old, The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 17 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse and usually features a fairly small field of runners.

At the most recent edition of Epsom’s Glass Times Race Day, which is also known as The September Afternoon Racing, the prize pool was £8,200, which was shared as follows between the first four race finishers:

1st place – 11/4 Knowing (GB) – £4,528

2nd place – 3/1 Sootability (IRE) – £1,348

3rd place – 10/1 The Dancing poet (GB) – £673

4th place – 9/4 Isle Of Wolves (GB) – £337

The ‘Grow Your Business’ Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 14:50 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.

Runners

The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race only featured 6 runners last time out, however, the abandoned edition of this race had 20 runners lined up the year before. In the two years before that, there were 7 and 9 runners, so those are the kinds of numbers we should expect for the 2021 edition of the race.

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):

  1. Knowing (GB) – first-place finish – 11/4 starting price – weighing in at 9-7 – ridden by jockey George Wood and trained by James Fanshawe
  2. Gazton (GB) – fifth-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey Dougie Costello and trained by Ivan Furtado
  3. Guildhall (GB) – sixth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-5 – ridden by jockey Jason Watson and trained by Ralph Beckett
  4. The Dancing Poet (GB) – third-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-3 – ridden by jockey Kieran Shoemark and trained by Ed Vaughan
  5. Isle Of Wolves (GB) – fourth-place finish – 9/4 starting price – weighing in at 9-2 – ridden by jockey Pat Cosgrave and trained by Jim Boyle
  6. Sootability (IRE) – second-place finish – 3/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Barry McHugh and trained by Richard Fahey

Tips

The seven brilliant races that take place during Epsom’s Glass Times Race Day provide the perfect chance to make some decent money wagering on the high-quality flat racing action.

If you’re thinking about placing a few bets on these races, trust our team of professional Epsom Downs betting tipsters to help you make the correct decisions on your bet slips.

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Odds

At the most recent edition of The Glass Times Race Day, odds began at 9/4 for the race favourite Isle Of Wolves and went as high as 25/1 for the longest outsider Gazton, an excellent price for a six-horse race.

This edition of The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race was won by 11/4 priced second-favourite Knowing, who converted £10 outright backing stakes into £37.50 in returns, £27.50 in profits.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race at The Glass Times Race Day, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

(2020 edition abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic)

2019

11/4 priced Knowing, ridden by jockey George Wood and trained by James Fanshawe, finished first in The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse last time out during The Glass Times Race Day.

3/1 priced third-favourite Sootablity finished just a short head behind Knowing in second place, followed by 10/1 priced The Dancing Poet in third place and 9/4 priced race favourite Isle Of Wolves in fourth.

This edition of the race was contested by just six runners and won with a race time of 2m 9.15s.

2018

The 2018 edition of The Epsom Glass Times Race Day was abandoned due to a grub infestation at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

2017

Back in 2017 at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey, the winner of The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race at The Glass Times Race Day was 5/4 priced race favourite Dream Machine, ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and trained by Michael Bell.

8/1 priced Music Lesson finished just a length behind Dream Machine in second place, followed by equally priced Snookered in third place and 9/2 priced second-favourite Hawridge Glory in fourth.

This edition of The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race was contested by seven runners and won with a race time of 2m 11.25s.

2016

Shufoog, the 6/4 priced race favourite, won The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse during The Glass Times Race Day in 2016, ridden by jockey Georgia Cox and trained by William Haggas.

7/2 priced third-favourite Street Poet finished just three-quarters of a length behind Shufoog in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Pack It In in third place and 5/2 priced second-favourite So Celebre in fourth.

This edition of The 1m 2f 17y Handicap Flat Race was contested by nine runners and won with a race time of 2m 11.69s.

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