In the first round of the Longines King George V Gold Cup, two U.S. combinations moved forward to the jump-off after having faultless rounds over Kelvin Bywater's large track. Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) and Abigail Wexner's 2002 Belgian Warmblood gelding had an excellent first round, as did teammates from Friday's Nations Cup, Todd Minikus and.
Odds shorten on Clan Des Obeaux for Gold Cup as he rules for Paul Nicholls in King George. 26 December 2018. Clan Des Obeaux has provided Paul Nicholls with a 10th win in the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton. In an incident-packed renewal, for a brief moment, it looked as if the 2016 winner Thistlecrack was about to roll back the years.
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After both Cyrname and Lostintranslation enjoyed big wins on Saturday, the two best chasers in the country are fancied to win the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day and the Gold Cup at Cheltenham in March respectively.
The Colin Tizzard-trained 11-year-old was ante-post favourite for the big race two seasons ago after winning the 2016 King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Dual King George VI Chase hero has no winning form at Cheltenham and failed to stay the Gold Cup trip when fifth last year. Trainer Paul Nicholls insists Clan Des Obeaux is in the form of his life and even fitter than 12 months ago, however.
King George hero Clan Des Obeaux has Gold Cup pedigree says co-owner Mason. Ged Mason (left) greets Harry Cobden and Clan Des Obeaux after King George VI Chase victory. “I was in the stands taking in the atmosphere when it came to King George time on Boxing Day, but I tend to get quite nervous when the race is on and feel every jump.
In last season's Gold Cup he looked set to play a big hand, but failed to see his race out and finished only fifth. Since then, Clan des Obeaux has won a second King George and, a year older, may.
Tony Paley. A glance at the rolls of honour in the past 30 years for the Gold Cup and Kempton's King George VI Chase, the second most prestigious race in the jumping calendar, is an illuminating.
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Might Bite advanced his Cheltenham Gold Cup claims when laying to rest his Kempton demons with victory in the 32Red King George VI Chase. After suffering a final-fence fall in the Kauto Star.
Ireland’s Billy Twomey crowned a fantastic week at the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead by winning the Longines King George V Gold Cup.
Tonight's Main Competition: The King George V Gold Cup (Holder: H. G. Winkler, Germany, 'Enigk') If any International Show-Jumping event deserves the blue riband' title it is surely this competition which, over the years, has produced some of the most thrilling action ever seen in this sport.
Find information on upcoming racedays, events, Royal Ascot and venue availability at Ascot Racecourse. Book your tickets online and enjoy a day out at Ascot.The crown jewel of the Cheltenham Festival, the Gold Cup is raced over the 3m 2f distance. The market is headed by last year’s winner Al Boum Photo, a faller at the 2018 Festival in the RSA Chase.He’s more than atoned for that since, winning a pair of Grade 1 races, latterly last year’s Gold Cup.The final day of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival - Gold Cup Day - is here. What a week it's been on the track so far. Follow all the live action from the seven races with Sportsmail.