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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.

  • Light shower day 5 °C

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  • Sunny intervals 3 °C

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  • Sunny intervals 4 °C

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  • Cloudy 7 °C

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  • Cloudy 8 °C

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  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

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Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
≥95% 90% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 80% 80% 50% 50% 70% 30% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 26 WSW 8 20 W 7 16 WSW 7 16 W 7 17 WSW 7 17 WSW 6 16 WSW 7 16 W 8 16 W 8 14 WSW 8 14 WSW 7 14 SW 8 15 WSW 8 14 SW 8 15 WSW 6 13 W 7 13 W 7 14 WNW 6 13 W 5 11 W 5 12 W 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M VG VG VG G G G G VG VG VG G M G G M VG VG G VG VG
Humidity
95% 94% 90% 92% 91% 91% 92% 91% 87% 82% 78% 75% 76% 89% 91% 90% 93% 91% 89% 91% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:33 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 11 W 5 12 WNW 5 12 WNW 6 13 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 13 NW 7 14 NW 7 15 NW 7 15 NW 8 15 NW 9 17 NNW 9 19 NNW 10 20 NNW 10 21 NNW 10 20 NNW 10 20 NNW 9 19 NNW 9 18 NNW 8 16 NNW 8 16 NNW 7 15 NNW 7 15 NNW 7 14 NNW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
91% 92% 92% 91% 91% 90% 89% 89% 87% 86% 82% 80% 75% 72% 70% 69% 74% 77% 81% 83% 85% 86% 87% 88%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
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-3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° 1 ° 2 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 6 13 NW 5 10 NW 5 9 WNW 5 9 WNW 5 11 NW 6 11 WNW 5 10 W 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
87% 90% 90% 87% 75% 74% 86% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 4
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 8 WSW 5 8 SW 4 8 SW 5 10 SW 6 12 SW 6 13 SW 7 13 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
92% 93% 93% 91% 86% 85% 90% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:50 Sunset: 16:39 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain
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Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 8 16 SW 9 18 SW 10 19 SW 10 20 SW 12 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 11 23 W 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
91% 92% 91% 91% 85% 84% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 27 January 2019)
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Warnings
Light shower night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 10 21 W 10 19 W 9 18 W 9 17 W 11 22 W 10 21 WSW 9 18 WSW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 88% 87% 78% 74% 79% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 16:42 Moon phase: Third quarter
Monday (Monday 28 January 2019)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 9 18 WSW 9 17 WSW 8 16 WSW 8 16 WSW 9 20 W 10 20 WSW 9 17 WSW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 88% 86% 78% 75% 80% 82%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 16:44 Moon phase: Third quarter
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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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