three.05 KEMPTON: King George VI Chase
LIKELY favorite Would possibly Chunk has a serious mountain to climb to retain his King George VI Chase title at this time.
9 of the previous 10 winners have been heading to Kempton on the again of a top-three end final day trip.
That makes his fifth place at Haydock 32 days in the past an enormous fear.
On the plus facet, this has been a race for return winners with Lengthy Run, Silviniaco Conti and Kauto Star taking this greater than as soon as up to now decade.
Clan Des Obeaux was out of the primary three final time too.
Clan Des Obeaux wins the King George for part-owner Sir Alex Ferguson
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Looking at official ratings, 162 is the lowest you can be so Tea For Two, Double Shuffle and Coneygree are negatives.
None of the past 10 winners were returning from a break like Waiting Patiently while only one recent scorer was as old as Thistlecrack.
We’re left with a final three of Native River, Bristol De Mai and POLITOLOGUE.
The latter has a couple of major things going for him.
Winner, winner, chicken dinner
Trends pointed you towards Saturday’s Long Walk Hurdle winner, PAISLEY PARK.
He won at cracking odds of 8-1.
Firstly he comes from the Paul Nicholls yard which has won this five times in the past decade.
And the clincher is his previous win over fences at Kempton which has been a major King George asset down the years.