Favourite Thistlecrack’s become the first novice to win the King George the Sixth Chase – in today’s horse racing at Kempton.
The nine-year old pulled away from stablemate Cue Card at the home turn – to take first by just over three lengths.
Colin Tizzard is delighted after Thistlecrack win the 32Red King George v1 Chase at Kempton, beating his stablemate Cue Card by 3 lengths
Meanwhile Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh were the big winners on Day 1 of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival.
The 5 to 4 on favourite “Min” came home the winner in the feature Grade One Racing Post Novice Chase.
The Mullins/Walsh combo also came away with wins in the Maiden Hurdle and Juvenile Hurdle
Willie Mullins spoke about Min’s victory