All you need to know as Champion Stakes hero Cracksman returns at Longchamp
The jumps season has been wonderful but it's over – which makes the timing of Cracksman's return in the Prix Ganay today perfect.
It is the official reopening of Longchamp and the presence of the Champion Stakes winner and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe second favourite on his seasonal return adds undeniable lustre to the day.
Gowran Park's fixture has been claimed by the weather but in Britain there is action from Salisbury, where the going promises to be testing, and Wetherby.
Longchamp (first race 1.00)
Heavy (GoingStick: 5.1 at 6.45am on Sunday)
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We've had the Lincoln and the Craven but with Cracksman out and about it feels like the Flat season has finally arrived. Here's to six memorable months.
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