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The Racing Horse offer our powerful RACECOURSE TEMPLATE for Kempton on Saturday 26 December 2020 where the going is expected to be good to soft.


Kempton Park is a right handed and flat course and considered very fair with relatively easy fences. The course characteristics having seemingly remained the same since the opening of the all-weather circuit. Can represent a much stiffer test of stamina than expected on soft/heavy going. Kempton is famously home of the Christmas jumping showpiece, the King George VI Chase. First run in 1937, the three-mile chase is the second-most important steeplechase in the calendar and boasts a roll of honour equal to the Gold Cup itself. The big race is the feature on a brilliant Boxing Day card that also includes the Grade 1 Christmas Hurdle and Feltham Novices’ Chase.

FAVOURITES over the last 5 years
Hurdle: 51-110 for 46% (-10.22)  30-88  for 34% (+12.20)
Chase:  28-45  for 62%  (+3.87)  33-96  for 34%  (-7.19)
NHF:     6-13  for 46%  (-0.19)   0-0   for  - 
Total: 85-168  for 51%  (-6.54)  63-184 for 34%  (+5.01)
TOP 5 TRAINERS at Kempton past 5 years
Nicky Henderson:  53 wins from 203 for 26% (-47.73)
Paul Nicholls:    43 wins from 191 for 23% (-32.78)
Alan King:        20 wins from 144 for 14% (-53.30)
N Twiston-Davies: 11 wins from 66  for 17% (+23.75)
Chris Gordon:     10 wins from 69  for 14% (-27.40)

TOP 3 JOCKEYS at Kempton past 5 years
Nico de Boinville: 27 wins from 114 for 24% (-14.77)
Harry Cobden:      22 wins from 116 for 19%  (+2.11)
S Twiston-Davies:  21 wins from  99 for 21% (-11.21)

Favourites in non-handicaps racing over fences produce an amazing 62% winning strike rate whilst those over hurdles produce 46%. The suggestion here is to look long and hard at the favourites in non-handicaps at this course and to be careful about opposing them! Favourites in handicaps produce a winning strike rate just over average so this is definitely a good course for favourites.


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