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Are You With Kauto or Long Run?

Did you know seven of the last 10 King George Chases went to the favourite? Andy Newton gives you all the stats that matter for the five LIVE Boxing Day races........

 

Kempton (RUK/C4)

1.25 - William Hill - Home of Betting Novices´ Handicap Chase (CLASS 3) (4yo+ 0-130) Winner £6,882 CH4 Good To Soft 2m4f110y

4 of the last 8 went to the favourite
6 of the last 8 returned 9/2 or SHORTER in the betting
ALL 8 were aged 7 or YOUNGER
6 of the last 8 carried 11-1 or MORE
7 of the last 8 finished first or second last time out
2 of the last 3 ran at Kempton in their previous race
Nicky Henderson has won this in 2006, 2007 & 2009 – SEMI COLON
Richard Johnson won the race in 2002 & 2006 – TRAFALGAR ROAD
Nicky Henderson has a 37% record over fences here – SEMI COLON
Paul Nicholls has a 26% strike-rate over fences at the track – THAT’LLDOBOY
Barry Geragthy is 13 from 39 (33%) over fences here – SEMI COLON

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2.00 - williamhill.com Feltham Novices´ Chase (In Memory of Nigel Clark) (Grade 1) (CLASS 1) (4yo+) Winner £22,780 CH4 Good To Soft 3m

5 of the last 9 went to the favourite
8 of the last 9 winners returned 6/1 or SHORTER in the betting
7 of the last 9 were aged 6 or OLDER
8 of the last 9 won their previous race
3 of the last 9 ran at Newbury last time out
2 of the last 5 ran at Cheltenham last time out
AP McCoy won the race in 2001 & 2005 - TEAFORTHREE
Ruby Walsh won the race in 2003 & 2008 - SILVINIACO CONTI
Nicky Henderson won the race in 2009 with Long Run – BOBS WORTH
Paul Nicholls won the race in 2003 & 2008 – SILVINIACO CONTI
Nicky Henderson has a 37% record over fences here – BOBS WORTH
Barry Geragthy is 13 from 39 (33%) over fences here – BOBS WORTH
Paul Nicholls has a 26% strike-rate over fences at the track – SILVINIACO CONTI

 
2.35 - williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle (Grade 1) (CLASS 1) (4yo+) Winner £37,018 CH4 Good To Soft 2m

5 of the last 10 were won by the favourite
9 of the last 10 returned 7/1 or SHORTER in the betting
A 5 or 6 year-old has won 8 of the last 10 runnings
6 of the last 10 ran in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle last time out
6 of the last 10 won their previous race
Nicky Henderson won the race in 2001 & 2011 – BINOCULAR
AP McCoy won the race in 2007 & 2011 – BINOCULAR
Nicky Henderson has a 24% record over hurdles at the track - BINOCULAR
Paul Nicholls has a 23% record at the course with his hurdlers - SANCTUAIRE
Ruby Walsh has a 28% record when riding over hurdles here – ROCK ON RUBY
Daryl  Jacob has a 25% record when riding over hurdles here - SANCTUAIRE
Oliver Sherwood is 0 from 15 with his hurdlers at the course – CLERK’S CHOICE

 
3.10 - William Hill King George VI Chase Grade 1 (CLASS 1) (4yo+) Winner £102,510 CH4 Good To Soft 3m

Since 1980 the race has been won by a previous winner of the race 13 times
Nicky Henderson won the race for the first time 12 months ago with LONG RUN
Paul Nicholls has won the race 6 times (4 Kauto Star, 2 See More Business)
Ruby Walsh has ridden the winner in 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 – KAUTO STAR
Barry Geraghty has won the race twice – DIAMOND HARRY
Since 1980 there have only been 4 winners aged in double-figures
Kauto Star and Desert Orchid have won the race the most times (4 times each)
7 of the last 10 went to the favourite
7 of the last 10 won their last race
7 of the last 10 were won by a UK-based trainer
4 of the last 6 ran at Haydock last time out
Nicky Henderson has a 37% record over fences here – LONG RUN
Paul Nicholls has a 26% strike-rate over fences at the track – MASTER MINDED & KAUTO STAR
Barry Geragthy is 13 from 39 (33%) over fences here – DIAMOND HARRY
Ruby Walsh has a 43% record over fences at the track – KAUTO STAR

 

Wetherby (RUK/C4)

 
1.45 - Betfair. Don´t Settle For Less Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (CLASS 3) (4yo+) Winner £22,780 CH4 Soft 3m1f

 
2 of the last 7 went to the favourite
5 of the last 7 carried 10-8 or LESS
ALL 7 were aged 6 or OLDER
6 of the last 7 were aged between 6 and 9 years-old
ALL 7 returned 10/1 or SHORTER in the betting
ALL 7 failed to win their previous race
5 of the last 7 finished unplaced last time out
Ferdy Murphy won the race in 2004 and 2006 – THE HOLLINWELL
Brian Ellison is 4 from 10 with his chasers at the track – NEPTUNE EQUESTER
Ian Williams is 2 from 8 with his chasers at the course – WAYWARD PRINCE
Malcolm Jefferson has a 31% record with his chasers at the track – ACCORDING TO PETE & KING FONTAINE
Timmy Murphy is 2 from 4 when riding over fences here – WAYWARD PRINCE
Denis O’Regan is 11 from 51 (22%) over fences at the track - SARANDO

 

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