Famous Horse Races

King George VI Chase

Kempton Racecourse
A Brief History Of King George VI Chase
The King George VI Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt horse for four-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 3 miles (4,828 metres) at Kempton Park Racecourse on Boxing Day. There are nineteen fences to be jumped in the race. It was first run in February 1937 and was named in honour of the new monarch, King George VI
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Kauto Star
Kauto Star
Kicking King
Kicking King
Edredon Bleu
Best Mate
Florida Pearl
First Gold
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Teeton Mill
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One Man
One Man
Algan
Barton Bank
The Fellow
The Fellow
Desert Orchid
Desert Orchid
Desert Orchid
Nupsala
Desert Orchid
Wayward Lad
Burrough Hill Lad
Wayward Lad
Wayward Lad

Silver Buck
Silver Buck
Gay Spartan
Bachelor's Hall
Royal Marshall II
Captain Christy
Captain Christy
Pendil
Pendil
The Dikler

Titus Oates


Dormant
Arkle
Frenchman's Cove
Mill House


Saffron Tartan
Mandarin
Lochroe
Mandarin
Rose Park
Limber Hill
Halloween
Galloway Braes
Halloween
Statecraft
Manicou
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Cottage Rake
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Southern Hero
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Ruby Walsh
Ruby Walsh
Barry Geraghty
Barry Geraghty
Jim Culloty
Tony McCoy
Adrian Maguire
Thierry Doumen
Mick Fitzgerald
Norman Williamson
Andrew Thornton
Richard Dunwoody
Richard Dunwoody
Philippe Chevalier
Adrian Maguire
Adam Kondrat
Adam Kondrat
Richard Dunwoody
Richard Dunwoody
Simon Sherwood
André Pommier
Simon Sherwood
Graham Bradley
John Francome
Robert Earnshaw
John Francome

Tommy Carmody
Tommy Carmody
Tommy Carmody
Martin O'Halloran
Graham Thorner
Gerry Newman
Bobby Coonan
Richard Pitman
Richard Pitman
Barry Brogan

Stan Mellor


J King
Pat Taaffe
Stan Mellor
Willie Robinson


Fred Winter
Gerry Madden
Arthur Freeman
Gerry Madden
Michael Scudamore
Jimmy Power
Fred Winter
Bert Morrow
Fred Winter
Tony Grantham
Bryan Marshall
Dick Francis
Aubrey Brabazon
Bryan Marshall








T McNeill
J Fawcus
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Paul Nicholls
Paul Nicholls
Tom Taaffe
Tom Taaffe
Henrietta Knight
Henrietta Knight
Willie Mullins
François Doumen
Paul Nicholls
Venetia Williams
Paul Nicholls
Gordon W. Richards
Gordon W. Richards
François Doumen
David Nicholson
François Doumen
François Doumen
David Elsworth
David Elsworth
David Elsworth
François Doumen
David Elsworth
Monica Dickinson
Jenny Pitman
Michael Dickinson
Michael Dickinson

Tony Dickinson
Tony Dickinson
Tony Dickinson
Peter Cundell
Tim Forster
Pat Taaffe
Pat Taaffe
Fred Winter
Fred Winter
Fulke Walwyn

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J Wells-Kendrew
Tom Dreaper
Tom Jones
Fulke Walwyn


Don Butchers
Fulke Walwyn
Peter Cazalet
Fulke Walwyn
Peter Cazalet
Bill Dutton
Bill Wightman
Alec Kilpatrick
Bill Wightman
Peter Cazalet
Peter Cazalet
George Beeby
Vincent O'Brien
Fulke Walwyn








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G Evans
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