MORNING RUN extended her unbeaten run to five with an imperious victory in the mares' novice hurdle at Down Royal.
KHALID ABDULLAH is a Breeders’ Cup fanatic who has enjoyed four winners at the event but despite supporting stables on both sides of the Atlantic, he has yet to win one of the dirt races.
Saturday's Scoop6 could spark some early fireworks for a single winning punter, with the combined funds expected to pass the £1 million mark.
SILVINIACO CONTI will start his season off in Saturday's Grade 2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase, a campaign Paul Nicholls hopes will again include the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.
SIDE GLANCE was withdrawn lame on Thursday morning, leaving the Roger Varian-trained Farraaj Europe's sole representative in the Mackinnon.
LORD VAN PERCY, the Andrew Balding-trained Ebor second, will make an audacious bid to secure a spot in the Emirates Melbourne Cup by winning the Lexus.
RED CADEAUX could return to Australia in the spring to race in The Championships, Sydney's new and richly-endowed racing festival that struggled to attract international runners in its inaugural year last year.
DANK, Europe’s only remaining defending champion at the Breeders’ Cup, is in the right shape to attempt to defy a 136-day absence from the racetrack and retain her crown at Santa Anita on Saturday.
TRAINER Hugo Palmer was left distraught on Thursday night after his stable star Aktabantay was ruled out of the Breeders' Cup with a sore foot.
AN angry Silvestre De Sousa said he would be appealing after being hit with a five-day ban at Lingfield for an offence that raised equine welfare concerns.