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The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap

The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race is the sixth and penultimate race that is run on Derby Day at The Epsom Derby Festival every Summer at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

The Epsom Derby Festival is a phenomenal two-day horse racing meeting that welcomes 130,000 each day to witness 14 exceptional flat races including the likes of The Derby, The Oaks, The Surrey Stakes and The Princess Elizabeth Stakes among others.

This Epsom Derby Festival 2021 will take place on Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th of June this Summer. For all of The Epsom Derby Festival’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 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race is a Class 2 handicap flat race that serves as the penultimate race of Derby Day at The Epsom Derby Festival every year.

Open to horses aged four years old and above, The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race runs 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 6 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse and featured eleven runners last time out.

The most recent edition of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race offered a prize pool worth £50,000, which was shared between the first four horses to successfully pass the final post. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position:

1st place – 9/2 Soto Sizzler (GB) – £31,125

2nd place – 25/1 Byron Flyer (GB) – £9,320

3rd place – 14/1 Eddystone Rock (IRE) – £4,660

4th place – 2/1 Sextant (GB) – £2,330

The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race will begin at 17:15 on Saturday the 5th of June 2021.

Runners

The runners in The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race always do an astonishing job at following The Cazoo Derby, keeping the excitement levels at their peak as they compete for a share of the generous £50,000 prize pool.

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

  1. Bryon Flyer (GB) – second-place finish – 25/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-7 – ridden by jockey James Doyle and trained by Ian Williams
  2. Aquarium (GB) – tenth-place finish – 7/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-6 – ridden by jockey Joe Fanning and trained by Mark Johnston
  3. Sextant (GB) – fourth-place finish – 2/1 starting price – weighing in at 9-0 – ridden by jockey Ryan Moore and trained by Sir Michael Stoute
  4. Fire Fighting (IRE) – sixth-place finish – 12/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-12 – ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and trained by Mark Johnston
  5. Mazzuri (IRE) – seventh-place finish – 33/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-12 – ridden by jockey Jason Watson and trained by Amanda Perrett
  6. Genetics (FR) – ninth-place finish – 8/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-11 – ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy and trained by Andrew Balding
  7. Breath Caught (GB) – eighth-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-11 – ridden by jockey Jim Crowley and trained by Ian Williams
  8. Eddystone Rock (IRE) – third-place finish – 14/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Kieren Fox and trained by John Best
  9. Grandee (IRE) – fifth-place finish – 7/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-9 – ridden by jockey Nicola Currie and trained by Roger Fell
  10. Soto Sizzler (GB) – first-place finish – 9/2 starting price – weighing in at 8-5 – ridden by jockey John Quinn and trained by William Knight
  11. Kyllachy Gala (GB) – eleventh-place finish – 66/1 starting price – weighing in at 8-4 – ridden by jockey Kieran O’Neill and trained by Warren Greatrex

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Odds

At the most recent edition of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race, the starting price of the race favourite Sextant was 2/1, while the competitor deemed the longest outsider, Kyllachy Gala, began the race with a 66/1 starting price.

This edition of the race was won by 9/2 priced Soto Sizzler, who converted £10 outright betting stakes into £55 in returns, £45 in profits.

Previous Runners

Here are the previous 4 winners of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race at The Epsom Derby Festival, including their odds, closest competitors and race stats:

(2020 edition abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic)

2019

The winner of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race last time out at Epsom Downs Racecourse for the Epsom Derby Festival back in 2019 was 9/2 priced second-favourite Soto Sizzler, ridden by jockey John Quinn and trained by William Knight.

25/1 outsider Bryon Flyer finished a length and a half behind Soto Sizzler in second place, followed by 14/1 priced Eddystone Rock in third place and 2/1 race favourite Sextant in fourth.

2018

On Derby Day in 2018, the winner of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse was 11/4 race favourite Dash Of Spice, ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa and trained by David Elsworth.

8/1 priced Golden Wolf finished six lengths behind Dash Of Spice in second place, followed by 7/1 priced Across The Stars in third place and 14/1 outsider Melting Dew in fourth.

2017

12/1 priced Soldier In Action finished first in The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race on Day Two of The Epsom Derby Festival in 2017, ridden by jockey James Doyle and trained by Mark Johnston.

15/2 priced Eddystone Rock finished two lengths behind Soldier In Action in second place, followed by 25/1 outsider Carntop in third place and 5/4 race favourite Shraaoh in fourth.

2016

Back in 2016, the winner of The 1m 4f 6y Epsom Handicap Flat Race at Epsom Downs Racecourse was 16/1 priced Green Light, ridden by jockey Oisin Murphy and trained by Ralph Beckett.

Equally priced Polarisation finished two and a quarter lengths behind Green Light in second place, followed by 12/1 priced Repeater in third place and 20/1 outsider Iftiraaq in fourth.

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