The King George is the mid-season high point of the National Hunt racing calendar. Taking place over three miles at Kempton Park Racecourse on Boxing Day, the race has a roll of honour including some of the sport’s greatest names, including legendary grey Desert Orchid, who won the race on four occasions, and the iconic Kauto Star, who gained a record fifth win in the race in 2011.
Below, you’ll also find the latest King George VI Chase betting offers, odds and tips with the best online bookmakers.
King George VI Chase Betting Offers
How To Get Free Bets For The 2023 King George VI Chase
We’ve teamed up with the top bookmakers to offer some fantastic horse racing offers, from free bets to enhanced prices.
Two of the best current promotions include the bet365 bonus offer with £30 in bet credits for new players, while new Virgin Bet customers can grab £20 in free bets when signing up - both perfect for using on the King George VI Chase.
As the big race gets closer, you’ll also find several bookmakers offering extra places in the each-way market, which will be well worth taking advantage of.
Check out our latest betting offers for all our current favourite bookmaker bonuses and promotions.
King George Chase Betting Tips & Stats Guide
What Happened Last Year?
Bravemansgame won the 2022 King George VI Chase from Royale Pagaille, giving trainer Paul Nicholls a record 13th victory in the Boxing Day showpiece.
The seven-year-old was a brilliant winner of the Kauto Star Novices’ Chase on the card in 2021, and he returned to Kempton in even better form, having made a triumphant reappearance in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.
Bravemansgame tracked stablemate Frodon for much of the race before taking over on the home straight. L’Homme Presse challenged strongly but unseated jockey Charlie Deutsch at the final fence when looking beaten, leaving Bravemansgame to cruise home alone.
Royale Pagaille was second, ahead of Frodon in third.
When & Where Is The 2023 King George VI Chase?
The King George VI Chase is an annual race, traditionally run at Kempton on Boxing Day - this year’s King George is scheduled for Tuesday, December 26.
It is the biggest race across Kempton’s Christmas meeting, which also includes the Christmas Hurdle, Kauto Star Novices’ Chase, and the Desert Orchid Chase.
2023 King George Chase Tips
For horse racing fans, the King George is as much a Christmas tradition as turkey and stuffing, and it’s a race not to be missed.
Recent King George VI Chase Winners
The King George is the feature race on Boxing Day, and we’ve listed below the last five winners of the big race.
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When is the 2023 King George Chase?
The 2023 King George Chase will be on Boxing Day - Tuesday, December 26.
Where is the King George Chase run?
The King George VI Chase is run at Kempton Park.
What time is the King George Chase?
The King George Chase is traditionally run at 3.05pm on Boxing Day.
Where can I watch the King George Chase?
The King George Chase will be broadcast free UK TV via ITV Sport, and will be eligible for online streaming via the ITV Hub platform. You can also check out the King George Chase over on Racing TV, however this will require an active Racing TV subscription.