How To Bet on King George VI Chase 2020




The King George VI Chase is one of the biggest steeplechase races of the year in the United Kingdom.

The event, which takes place on Boxing Day every year, is part of the Kempton Park's "Winter Festival" and is sponsored by Ladbrokes.

Bet on one of the biggest turf races this holiday season.  If you do it, be prudent and stay within the budget.  Good luck!The race, which is open to all horses four years and older, is run on a turf course that spans 4,828 metres in length and features a total of 18 fences.

The King George VI Chase has a purse of £250,000 and was started in 1937 as a way to pay respects to King George VI. The race was previously a handicap though is not anymore.

An interesting note about the course - Kempton Park in Sunbury, England was used as a Prisoner of War camp during World War II.

As mentioned, there is no upper age limit on the horses that can enter the race, which means that there have been multiple winners of the event. A total of 14 horses have won the event more than once, with "Kauto Star" holding the all-time record with a total of five victories.

"Southern Hero" was the oldest horse to have ever won the event, as he was 12 years of age when he won in 1937.

The reigning and defending champion in this race is "Clan des Obeaux".

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Let's take a look at the odds for this race, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: December 25th, 2019 8:46 pm EST
Odds Subject to Change

Cyrname, 2.50
Lostintranslation, 2.75
Clan Des Obeaux, 5.00
Footpad, 12.00
Thistlecrack, 19.00
Bristol De Mai, 26.00
Min, 26.00
La Bague Au Roi, 41.00
Real Steel, 41.00
Road to Respect, 67.00
Defi Du Seuil, 67.00
Duc Des Genievres, 67.00
Monalee, 101.00
Aso, 101.00
Voix Du Reve, 101.00
Enjeu D'arthel, 201.00

Note: Cyrname and Lostintranslation have both been the subject of some late betting, so their odds have improved slightly in the days leading up to the race, while Footpad and Thistlecrack have been fallen off slightly.

Cyrname is the odds-on favourite to win this race for a race - he has won 6 of the 11 chase races that he has entered in his lifetime. Combine that with two seconds and a third place, and you have a dominant and powerful horse in chase races.

Lostintranslation is just behind Cyrname at 3.00, and this owes to Lostintranslation's 50% win race in chase races over the course of his career (8 starts).

Clan Des Obeaux, of course, also gets a solid number due to his win in the race last year.


Race Details:

Grade: 1
Open To: Horses Four Years and Older
Date: December 26th, 2019
Surface: Turf
Length: 4,828 Metres
Country: United Kingdom