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The Epsom Season Finale

Taking place on the last Sunday of September every year, The Epsom Season Finale is a single-day flat race meeting that serves as the final race day of Epsom’s flat racing season.

The Epsom Season Finale takes place annually on the last Sunday of September, just a few weeks after the conclusion of The September Afternoon Racing meeting.

Seven brilliant races are run on the day, each offering a generous prize pool to its placing competitors. The day begins with The IDF 2020 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Nursery Flat Race at around 14:00 and concludes with The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race at 17:15.

The Epsom Season Finale is scheduled to take place at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom, Surrey, Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

IDF 2020 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Nursery

The IDF 2020 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Nursery Flat Race is a Class 4 flat race that serves as the opening race of The Epsom Season Finale at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a fairly small field of runners, The IDF 2020 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Nursery Flat Race is exclusively open to horses aged two years old and runs 7 furlongs and 3 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

£11,600 was in the purse last time out, which was shared proportionately between the first four horses that successfully completed the race in the following manner:

1st place – 4/1 Afraid Of Nothing (GB) – £6,469

2nd place – 8/11 Lost In Time (GB) – £1,925

3rd place – 16/1 Hubert (IRE) – £962

4th place – 12/1 Light The Fuse (IRE) – £481

The IDF 2020 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Nursery Flat Race will begin at around 14:00 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ Conditions Stakes

The Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ Conditions Stakes Flat Race is a Class 2 conditions flat race that serves as the second race of The Epsom Season Finale at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a very small field of runners, The Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ Conditions Stakes Flat Race is exclusively open to horses aged just two years old and runs 1 mile and 113 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

A rather generous prize pool worth £20,000 was on offer last time out. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position:

1st place – 5/4 Grand Rock (IRE) – £12,450

2nd place – 9/4 Night Colours (IRE) – £3,728

3rd place – 13/8 King’s Caper (GB) – £1,864

4th place – N/A – £932

The Investec Derby ‘Wild Card’ Conditions Stakes Flat Race will begin at around 14:30 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Season Finale Handicap

The Season Finale Handicap Flat Race is a Class 3 handicap flat race that serves as the third and featured race of The Epsom Season Finale meeting every September.

Usually featuring a small field of runners, The Season Finale Handicap Flat Race is open to horses three years old and above and runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 17 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

Last time out, this race had a generous prize pool worth £20,000 and we can probably expect something similar in 2021. Here’s how the purse was shared out between the placing horses:

1st place – 9/2 Torcello (IRE) – £12,450

2nd place – 11/4 Zzoro (IRE) – £3,728

3rd place – 11/2 Oasis Prince (GB) – £1,864

4th place – 7/4 Exec Chef (IRE) – £932

The Season Finale Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 15:05 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Kids Takeover Handicap

The Kids Takeover Handicap Flat Race is a Class 3 handicap flat race that serves as the fourth race of The Epsom Season Finale meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a small field of runners, The Kids Takeover Handicap Flat Race is open exclusively to horses aged three years old and runs 1 mile and 113 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

£15,000 was in the purse for The Kids Takeover Handicap Flat Race last time out, which was shared in the following manner between the first four placing horses:

1st place – 4/1 Marronnier (IRE) – £9,338

2nd place – 11/10 I’m Available (IRE) – £2,796

3rd place – 7/1 Hot Team (IRE) – £1,398

4th place – 5/1 House Of Kings (IRE) – £699

The Kids Takeover Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 15:35 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Apprentices’ Derby Stakes

The Apprentices’ Derby Stakes Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the fifth race of The Epsom Season Finale meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a small to medium-sized field of runners, The Apprentices’ Derby Stakes Flat Race is open to horses aged three years old and above and is the longest race of the meeting, measuring 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 6 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

The prize pool for The Apprentices’ Derby Stakes Flat Race last time out was £11,600, which was shared accordingly with each of the placing horses:

1st place – 14/1 King Of The Sand (IRE) – £6,469

2nd place – 3/1 Hydroplane (IRE) – £1,925

3rd place – 9/4 Ocala (GB) – £962

4th place – 10/1 Rotherwick (IRE) – £481

The Apprentices’ Derby Stakes Flat Race will begin at around 16:10 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Back To The 80’s NYE Party Novice Stakes

The Back To The 80’s NYE Party Novice Stakes Flat Race is a Class 5 flat race for novices that serves as the penultimate race of The Epsom Season Finale meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a fairly small field of runners, The Back To The 80’s NYE Party Novice Stakes Flat Race is open to horses three years old and above and runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 17 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

A total prize pool of £7,000 was on the line last time out, which was shared between the first four horses to successfully pass the final post in the following fashion:

1st place – 5/4 Edinburgh Castle (IRE) – £4,528

2nd place – 14/1 Manucci (IRE) – £1,348

3rd place – 5/4 Roving Mission (USA) – £673

4th place – 33/1 Shattering (IRE) – £337

The Back To The 80’s NYE Party Novice Stakes Flat Race will begin at around 16:45 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap

The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the final race of The Epsom Season Finale at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a small to medium-sized field of runners, The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race is open to horses aged three years old and above and runs just 7 furlongs and 3 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

The prize pool for The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race was £11,600 last time out, which was shared between the first four placing competitors in the following manner:

1st place – 9/4 Zeyzoun (FR) – £6,469

2nd place – 5/1 Swift Approval (IRE) – £1,925

3rd place – 14/1 Global Destination (IRE) – £962

4th place – 7/2 Dourado (IRE) – £481

The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race will conclude The Epsom Season Finale at around 17:15 on Sunday the 26th of September 2021.

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Odds

If you’re looking for a meeting to place some bets on this Autumn, The Epsom Season Finale is a very viable option for making some quick cash ahead of the winter months.

The biggest upset last time out was in The Apprentices’ Derby Stakes Flat Race when 14/1 priced King Of The Sand finished in first place, ridden by jockey Rhys Clutterbuck and trained by Gary Moore.

This 14/1 result would have turned £10 outright backing stakes into £150 in returns, £140 in profits for all those who backed him.

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