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The Epsom September Afternoon Racing

The Epsom September Afternoon Racing Meeting is a magnificent single-day flat race meeting hosted by Epsom Downs Racecourse that takes place every September in Epsom, Surrey.

Seven exceptional flat races are contested on the day, beginning with The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race at 13:40 and concluding with The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race at around 17:05.

The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday the 9th of September 2021. For all of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing’s news and ticket information, sign up for The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes

The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race is a Class 4 European Breeders Fund flat race for novices that serves as the opening race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting every September.

Usually featuring a fairly small field of runners, The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race is exclusively open to horses aged two years old and runs 7 furlongs and 3 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

A prize pool worth £7,400 was up for grabs last time out, which was shared proportionately between the first four horses to successfully complete the race. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position:

1st place – 2/7 Afraid Of Nothing (GB) – £4,787

2nd place – 66/1 Moondance (GB) – £1,424

3rd place – 50/1 Pure Purfection (IRE) – £712

4th place – 12/1 Compensate (GB) – £356

The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes Race will begin at around 13:40 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.

Back To The 80s NYE Party Handicap

The Back To The 80s NYE Party Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the second race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a medium-sized field of runners, The Back To The 80s NYE Party Handicap Flat Race is open to horses aged four years old and above and runs 1 mile and 113 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

£8,200 was in the purse last time out, 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 – 7/2 Kingston Kurrajong (GB) – £4,528

2nd place – 11/1 Bombastic (IRE) – £1,348

3rd place – 25/1 Balmoral Castle (GB) – £673

4th place – 6/4 Thechildren’strust (IRE) – £337

The Back To The 80s NYE Party Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 14:15 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.

‘Grow Your Business’ Handicap

The ‘Grow Your Business’ Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the third race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every year.

Usually consisting of a small field of runner, The ‘Grow Your Business’ Handicap Flat Race is exclusively open to horses aged three years old and runs 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 17 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

Just six runners contested this race’s £8,200 prize pool last time out. Here’s how much was assigned to each placement position:

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.

Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap

The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the fourth race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every Autumn.

Usually consisting of a fairly small field of runners, The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race is open to horses aged four years old and above and is the longest race of the day measuring 1 mile, 4 furlongs and 3 yards.

A generous prize pool worth £13,200 was added last time out, with the first four horses to pass the final post sharing the spoils. Here’s how much each placement position received:

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.

Kovara Klassic Handicap

The Kovara Klassic Handicap Flat Race is a Class 4 handicap flat race that serves as the fifth race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

Usually consisting of a fairly small field of runners, The Kovara Klassic 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.

Eight runners fought for a share of a £13,200 prize pool last time out, which was shared proportionately between the first four horses to complete the race. The following sums were assigned to each placement position:

1st place – 9/2 Casement (IRE) – £7,763

2nd place – 11/1 Buckingham (IRE) – £2,310

3rd place – 11/2 Luis Vaz De Torres (IRE) – £1,154

4th place – 5/1 Big Storm Coming (GB) – £577

The Kovara Klassic Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 15:55 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.

Newton Wood Handicap

The Newton Wood Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the penultimate race at The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every September.

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

The purse for this race last time it took place was £8,200, which was shared between the first four horses to complete the race in the following manner:

1st place – 15/8 Bring Us Paradise (GB) – £4,528

2nd place – 14/1 Thorn (GB) – £1,348

3rd place – 4/1 Memphis Bleek (GB) – £673

4th place – 8/1 Black Medick (GB) – £337

The Newton Wood Handicap Flat Race will begin at around 16:30 on Thursday the 9th of November 2021.

Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap

The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race is a Class 5 handicap flat race that serves as the final race of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting at Epsom Downs Racecourse every year.

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 6 furlongs and 3 yards of Epsom Downs Racecourse.

£8,200 was in the purse again for The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race, which was shared accordingly between the four horses that were first to complete the race:

1st place – 7/2 Cent Flying (GB) – £4,528

2nd place – 4/1 Restless Rose (GB) – £1,348

3rd place – 9/2 Wiley Post (GB) – £673

4th place – 6/1 Highland Acclaim (IRE) – £337

The Spectacular Christmas Parties At Epsom Downs Handicap Flat Race will conclude The Epsom September Afternoon Racing at around 17:05 on Thursday the 9th of September 2021.

News

For all The Epsom September Afternoon Racing’s news and ticket information, sign up to The Jockey Club’s newsletter at https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newsletter/.

Odds

Odds for The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting are always fantastically generous, making for a brilliant betting occasion.

Odds in The British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Median Auction Stakes Flat Race last time out went as high as 66/1 for a race that only consisted of seven runners. 66/1 priced Moondance went on to finish in second place.

The biggest upset of The Epsom September Afternoon Racing meeting last time out was in The Jump Jockeys’ Derby Handicap Flat Race when 11/2 priced Berrahri finished in first place, ridden by jockey Joey Haynes and trained by J R Best.

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