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Might Bite heads King George field

13th January 2018, 15:01 by Alex Jack

Might Bite heads a field of eight runners for the highly-anticipated 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Nicky Henderson's charge has looked impressive over the last 12 months since he was set for victory in the Kauto Star Novices' Chase over the King George course and distance, only to fall at the last.

Might Bite bounced back with a fine Cheltenham Festival victory in the RSA Chase and now is one of the favourites to come out on top on Boxing Day at Kempton.

Meanwhile, stablemate Whisper is also set to feature and it could be a real battle between the pair after their titanic tussle in the RSA Chase in which they went toe-to-toe right up to the line.

Last year's winner Thistlecrack is another big name to feature but his stock has fallen of late, however, Bristol De Mai will be highly competitive following his demolition job in the Betfair Chase at Haydock.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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