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Barbers Shop confirmed for King George Chase


Babers Shop confirmed for the 2009 King George Chase

Babers Shop confirmed for the 2009 King George Chase

The Queen’s horse Babers Shop has been confirmed for this year’s William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton Park on Boxing Day. The news of the confirmation has seen Babers Shop’s odds drop from 20/1 to 14/1 with event sponsor William Hill.

The King George Chase, and taking on Kauto Star, was seen as a better option for the seven year old instead of Ascot’s Sodexo Prestige Silver Cup on Saturday, where he would have had to concede weight to all but What A Friend.

“He is at the top of every handicap unless he’s got a Denman in the race like in the Hennessy, where he ran superbly. So we either run in a handicap at Ascot from top weight or have a go at Kauto Star in the King George, and that’s what we decided to do. Three miles suits him well as I don’t think he’s a real slogger” said trainer Nicky Henderson.

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2009 King George Chase Results

Position Horse SP
1 Kauto Star (FR) 8/13 F
2 Madison Du Berlais (FR) 10/1
3 Barbers Shop 14/1
4 Nacarat (FR) 25/1
5 Imperial Commander (IRE) 13/2
6 Albertas Run (IRE) 25/1
7 Tartak (FR) 25/1
8 Our Vic (IRE) 40/1
9 Ollie Magern 100/1
10 Sandymac (IRE) 200/1
PU Deep Purple 17/2
PU Master Medic (IRE) 33/1
PU Racing Demon (IRE) 100/1

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