HALFWAY through the biggest Scoop6 in history Carlton Jack's victory in leg three at 9-1 has left just 112 units in contention for a potential £1.5 million payday, which could be doubled should next week's bonus fund also be won.
EVAN WILLIAMS is confident his King Massini can bounce back from falling in the Baylis & Harding Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival last month.
CONNECTIONS of Apollo Maverick (Masahiro Horii/Yusuke Igarashi) expected a big performance in the Nakayama Grand Jump and the five-year-old delivered in style when recording a five-length win in one of the world's richest jumps races.
CARLTON HOUSE made a valiant attempt to win the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the race named in honour of his royal owner, but after trying to make all he was run down in the straight and was well beaten in third behind the outstanding It's A Dundeel.
THE OFFER (Gai Waterhouse/Tommy Berry) sprinted clear inside the final furlong to win the Group 1 Sydney Cup by nearly four lengths at Randwick on Saturday.
GRANDEUR lived up to his name with a win when it mattered most to atone for his flop as red-hot favourite for the Winter Derby over course and distance last month.
THERE may be £1 million at stake on All-Weather Championships day but jockey James Doyle showed a nerve well suited for the big occasion when bringing Captain Cat from way out the back to win the Mile at 4-1.
THERE was heartbreak for Borderlescott as the 12-year-old missed out on victory in his own race at Musselburgh by a nose when pipped to the post by Smoothtalkinrascal in a photo finish.
CHRISTOPHE SOUMILLON needed to be at his trongest as Spiritjim (Pascal Bary) wore down Au Revoir and Maxime Guyon to land a race which has plenty of recent pedigree in finding future Group winners.
The 3.30 at Kempton on Saturday, a competitive handicap or one-horse race?
Dave Orton looks ahead to the big race on Easter Monday
Dave Orton on Sunday's feature at Fairyhouse