Kempton Park

The biggest race day of the year is Boxing Day when the prestigious King George VI Chase is staged.

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Course Characteristics:

Kempton has undergone a major change with the flat track being converted to all weather (polytrack), jump racing also takes place at the course.

The jump course is triangular in shape and is 1 mile 5 furlongs round. The all weather track, which is inside the turf track consists of two circuits, the outer loop being 10 furlongs and the inner 8. All courses are right handed (clockwise).

The jumps course favours speedy front runners as the turns can be tight and there is a short run-in

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Admission (2013 prices):

Flat racing Jan - March £10, April £12, May - Aug £16, Sept - Dec £12

Jump racing excluding Racing Plus Chase and Christmas Festival   £16

Racing Plus Chase £20

Boxing Day Premier £45 (£60 with a seat), Paddock £35 and Family Enclosure £15

Annual membership: Flat £199, Jump £165

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Location:

Set in suburban London near to Sunbury-on-Thames access can be a nightmare, especially during the rush hour or if there are any major events at nearby Hampton Court. It is located on the A308 between Sunbury and Hampton Court and is only about ½ mile from J1 of the M3.

Ease of public transport access: Excellent (Station adjacent to the course)

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Suitability for the first time racegoer: good (AW) very good (jump)

Last Reviewed: January 2013

Web Site: www.kempton.co.uk

Telephone: 01932 782292

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