Kempton is one of those rare tracks that can be considered to be modern and traditional at the same time. Its all-weather track means that racing can go ahead whatever the season but the National Hunt course is what maintains it as one of the most significant venues in the sport.
Its Winter Festival boasts one of the highest quality cards in the jumps calendar, with some of the most lucrative and sought-after prizes in the game.
The two-day meeting on the 26th-27th December is attended by as many as 30,000 race goers, with many making their way to Sunbury-on-Thames for the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day.
The Grade 1 contest is the biggest race of the season so far and has a huge impact on the market and runners for the highlight of the entire year, the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March.
Thousands of bets will be struck on betting sites across the UK as online horse racing betting continues to grow in popularity. Every bookmaker with online betting is desperate to attract new customers with free bets, so their sports betting website has the edge over competitors.