ONE of the biggest days of the year is nearly upon us.
No, not Christmas Day – Boxing Day! And with it the King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Sun Racing brings you all need to know for the big race.
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King George VI runners list and odds
This is a list of all the current entries for the King George, with the odds coming from Paddy Power.
Final declarations will be made closer to the race.
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11-2 Asterion Forlonge
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King George VI and Boxing Day racing tips
Sun Racing's top tipster Templegate will bring you his selections for the big day closer to Saturday.
King George VI news
Sir Alex Ferguson could land a tasty Christmas bonus thanks to his co-ownership of joint-favourite Clan Des Obeaux.
The Paul Nicholls-trained horse has not finished outside the places anywhere since Cheltenham 2020 and has won his last two races, including the Punchestown Gold Cup last April where he saw off dual Gold Cup winner Al Boum Photo.
Speaking of Gold Cup, the 2021 winner could have his second run of the season after finishing third to Bryony Frost and Frodon at Down Royal in October.
Willie Mullins' Irish raider Asterion Forlonge travelled ominously well before falling in this month's star-studded John Durkan at Punchestown.
A repeat bid of that promising run would surely see the seven-year-old challenge.
One who could sneak under the radar is Janidil at 33s.
The JP McManus-owned horse was second in the John Durkan at 22-1 but has stamina to prove over three miles.
King George VI – how much does the winner get?
The winner of the Grade 1 contest over three miles will pocket a cool £142,375 for connections.
What time is the King George on Boxing Day?
The race will take place at 3.05pm and be shown live on ITV and Racing TV.
Boxing Day racing TV schedule
ITV1 will broadcast all the action on Boxing Day from 1-3.30pm.
You can also check out the winners and losers on the subscription-only channel Racing TV and Sky Sports Racing.
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