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The Join Racing TV Now Handicap

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race is the sixth race that takes place at Epsom Downs Racecourse for The Epsom August Afternoon Racing meeting every Summer.

The August Afternoon Racing, which takes place on a warm Tuesday afternoon at Epsom Downs Racecourse every summer, features a seven-race card that includes the Nursery, The Maiden Handicap, and a variety of class handicap flat races.

Epsom Downs Racecourse’s public access location allows up to 130,000 fans to watch races like The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race live, with millions more viewing races like The Epsom Derby online through streaming platforms and betting sites.

The Epsom August Afternoon Racing 2021 is set to take place this Summer on Tuesday the 31st of August. For all of The Epsom August Afternoon Racing’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

About The Race

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the penultimate race of The Epsom August Afternoon Racing meeting every year.

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race is open to horses aged three and up and takes place over one mile, two furlongs, and seventeen yards at Epsom Downs Racecourse. Last time out, only six horses competed.

The last time this race was held, the prize pool was £8,200, which was split among the first four finishers as follows:

1st place – 1/1 Isle Of Wolves (GB) – £4,528

2nd place – 10/1 Duke Of North (IRE) – £1,348

3rd place – 9/1 Couldn’t Could She (GB) – £673

4th place – 4/1 Grange Walk (IRE) – £337

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race will commence at around 16:55 on Tuesday the 31st of August 2021.

Runners

The runners that participate in The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race provide an exceptional level of competition and entertainment for the many fans that make their way to Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey every August.

Here are the runners, their starting prices and how they fared in this fantastic race at Epsom’s August Afternoon Racing at Epsom Downs Racecourse last time out in 2019 (ordered by saddlecloth number):

  1. Maroc (GB) – sixth-place finish – 5/1 starting price – weighing in at 10-0 – ridden by jockey Charles Bishop and trained by Nikki Evans
  2. The Lords Walk (GB) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 9-12 – assigned jockey Thore Hammer Hansen and trained by Bill Turner
  3. Couldn’t Could She (GB) – third-place finish – 9/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-9 – ridden by jockey Charlie Bennett and trained by Adam West
  4. Grange Walk (IRE) – fourth-place finish – 4/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-8 – ridden by jockey Tom Marquand and trained by Pat Phelan
  5. Isle Of Wolves (GB) – first-place finish – 1/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-4 – ridden by jockey Pat Cosgrave and trained by Jim Boyle
  6. Shifting Gold (IRE) – Non-Runner – starting price N/A – weighing in at 8-13 – assigned jockey Andrea Atzeni and trained by William Knight
  7. Duke Of North (IRE) – second-place finish – 10/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-12 – ridden by jockey Isobel Francis and trained by Jim Boyle
  8. Sweet Nature (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 16/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Megan Nicholls and trained by Laura Mongan

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Odds

The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race odds started at 1/1 for the race favourite Isle Of Wolves and climbed as high as 16/1 for the longest outsider Sweet Nature at the most recent edition of The Epsom August Afternoon Racing meeting – an extremely generous price for a six-horse race.

The Evs (1/1) priced race favourite Isle Of Wolves doubled all outright backing stakes with an emphatic win on this occasion.

Previous Winners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race at The Epsom August Afternoon Racing, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

(2020 edition abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic)

2019

Last time out at Epsom Downs Racecourse for The Epsom August Afternoon Racing, the winner of The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race was 1/1 race favourite Isle Of Wolves, ridden by jockey Pat Cosgrave and trained by Jim Boyle.

10/1 priced Duke Of North finished two and three-quarter lengths behind Isle Of Wolves in second place, followed by 9/1 priced Couldn’t Could She in third place and 4/1 second-favourite Grange Walk in fourth.

2018

5/4 race favourite Fresh Terms was the winner of The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse in 2018, ridden by jockey Harry Bentley and trained by Ralph Beckett.

11/4 second-favourite Ban Shoof finished five lengths behind Fresh Terms in second place, followed by 6/1 priced X Rated in third place and 11/2 third-favourite Pivotal Flame in fourth.

2017

The winner of The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race at The Epsom August Afternoon Racing in 2017 was 11/4 race favourite Av A Word, ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and trained by Daniel and Claire Kubler.

4/1 second-favourite Maraakib finished a length and a quarter behind Av A Word in second place, followed by 9/1 priced The Gay Cavalier in third place and 10/1 priced Pink Ribbon in fourth.

2016

Three-year-old British contender You’re A Goat won The Join Racing TV Now Handicap Flat Race as the 11/10 priced race favourite in 2016, ridden by jockey Hector Crouch and trained by Gary Moore.

12/1 outsider Barren Brook finished a length and a half behind You’re A Goat in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Choral Festival in third place and 14/1 priced outsider Celtic Ava in fourth.

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