Top duo set for King George

HORSE RACING: Last year’s winner Long Run and four-time champion Kauto Star are among just eight confirmations for the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. Dual Champion Chase winner Master Minded, Kauto Star’s stablemate, steps up to three miles for the first time, as does Arkle winner Captain Chris. Somersby, Diamond Harry, Nacarat and Golan Way are the other runners.