ONE of the biggest days of the year is finally here.
Yeah, yeah Christmas Day was OK – but it’s really all about the amazing racing on Boxing Day.
Sun Racing brings you all need to know for a massive few hours of action, all shown live on Sky Sports Racing, Racing TV and ITV.
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King George VI runners list and odds
This is a list of all the declared runners for the King George, with the odds coming from Ladbrokes.
5-2 Clan Des Obeaux
11-4 Minella Indo
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5-1 Chantry House
5-1 Asterion Forlonge
14-1 Saint Calvados
25-1 Tornado Flyer
33-1 Mister Fisher
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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 – Sun Racing’s Boxing Day tips.
King George VI news
Sir Alex Ferguson could land a tasty Christmas bonus thanks to his co-ownership of 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.
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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