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King George VI Chase 2018

Horses jump fences and ditches in hurdle and steeplechase races

Horse racing over jumps

Wed 26 Dec 2018

The King George VI Chase is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run at Kempton Park over a distance of about 3 miles (4,828 metres), and during its running there are eighteen fences to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year on 26 December, and features as part of the 32Red Winter Festival.

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 13 °C

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Sunday (Sunday 24 March 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 2 3 WNW 2 3 SW 2 3 W 4 6 WNW 5 8 NW 6 10 NW 7 11 WNW 7 13 NW 8 14 NW 10 17 NW 10 18 NW 9 18 NW 9 19 WNW 7 17 WNW 8 18 WNW 8 18 WNW 8 18 WNW 8 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
95% 92% 87% 78% 66% 58% 51% 49% 47% 45% 46% 47% 49% 54% 57% 62% 67% 70%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:56 Sunset: 18:21 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 25 March 2019)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 19 WNW 9 20 WNW 9 19 NW 10 21 NW 10 21 NW 10 22 NW 11 23 NW 11 23 NNW 13 25 NNW 13 24 NNW 12 22 N 11 21 N 10 20 N 10 19 N 9 18 N 9 18 N 8 17 N 8 15 N 6 13 N 5 12 N 5 11 NNE 4 9 NE 3 8 ENE 3 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 75% 77% 78% 76% 75% 72% 71% 66% 60% 55% 50% 46% 44% 42% 42% 43% 45% 49% 54% 59% 63% 71% 74%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:54 Sunset: 18:22 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 March 2019)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 7 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 2 ° 5 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 2 6 WSW 3 6 W 4 8 NW 5 12 NNW 6 16 NW 8 18 NW 5 11 NW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 84% 89% 79% 59% 56% 63% 72%
UV index
2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 18:24 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 March 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 6 ° 5 ° 8 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 4 ° 4 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 6 11 NW 5 11 NW 4 9 NW 5 12 NW 6 15 NNW 6 15 NNW 5 12 NNW 4 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 80% 83% 78% 66% 60% 66% 76%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 18:26 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 28 March 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 8 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 4 9 NW 4 8 NNW 3 6 N 3 8 NNW 3 11 N 3 11 SSW 4 10 SSW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 84% 87% 80% 66% 61% 67% 78%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 18:28 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 29 March 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 8 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 4 9 SSW 4 9 SSW 5 9 SSW 6 13 SSW 7 17 SW 8 19 SW 7 16 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 91% 92% 82% 68% 63% 67% 80%
UV index
1 1 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 18:29 Moon phase: Third quarter
Saturday (Saturday 30 March 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 12 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 NW 7 15 NW 8 19 N 8 18 NNW 7 15 NNE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 90% 80% 63% 61% 65% 77%
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 18:31 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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26 December 2018 - what will the weather be like at Kempton Park?

The King George VI Chase is now the second most prestigious chase in England, surpassed only by the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Fourteen horses have won it more than once, Desert Orchid has won it four times and Kauto Star has won it five times.

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