sport

BetBright back Kempton chase

BetBright have been announced as the new sponsor of the Kempton Park Chase on February 22.

The BetBright Chase, which was established in 1988 and has been won by the likes of Docklands Express, Nacarat and last year by Opening Batsman, is worth 100,000.

The sponsors' current joint-favourites are Nicky Henderson's Hadrian's Approach and the Willie Mullins-trained On His Own at 12-1, while they are also supporting the BetBright.com Adonis Juvenile Novices' Hurdle and the BetBright Mobile Pendil Novices' Chase.

Brian Farrell, the firm's marketing director, said: "The BetBright Chase is one of the top handicaps of the jumps season and we are delighted to be sponsoring it. Some fantastic horses have won the race over the years and there are some top-class entries this year.

"We are planning a big promotion for the race, which we will be announcing a few days before, so watch this space!"