All you need to know for the day's two meetings at Carlisle and Exeter
We are six days away from the Randox Health Grand National and it is an all-jumps Sunday.
There is a notable occasion across the Channel as well with the reopening of Longchamp, now renamed ParisLongchamp, after a multi-million pound refit for the home of the Arc.
Carlisle (first race at 1.50)
Soft, heavy in places on chase course (GoingStick 6.2 chase, 6.4 hurdles on Sunday at 7.00)
Heavy, soft in places (GoingStick 5.1 both courses on Saturday at 12.30). The last hurdle in the home straight and the back straight will be omitted.
2.35 Exeter - Show On The Road 5-1 (from 7)
2.35 Exeter - I See You Well 10-1 (from 14)
3.10 Exeter - Casper King 8-1 (from 11)
What to back
if you have ten seconds to spare Chris Rose will give you a tip at Carlisle.
Or a bit more time on your hands, members can enjoy the benefit of Paul Kealy's wisdom as he finds the punting value from both cards.
What to read
Always a big supporter of the Grand National, which he has won twice, Nigel Twiston-Davies is today's Big Read in which you can catch the latest on the heavily fancied Blaklion.
Staying with the National theme, there will be a debut in the race for Rachael Blackmore and you can read here what she thinks of the opportunity.
What to watch
Ever wondered what happens to former Grand National heroes after racing? Don't Push It is clearly enjoying his new life as you will see from this Where Are They Now? video.
And here is another Aintree hero of yesteryear. Former race winning jockey Maurice Barnes, now a trainer, who leads Nick Watts on a fascinating course walk.
The best of Racing Post Sport
There are two more matches in the Premier League with Arsenal hosting relegation-battling Southampton, which is assessed by James Milton.
Mark Langdon runs the rule over the all-London contest between Chelsea and West Ham.
And of course there is more coverage of the games in the Postcast, hosted by Bruce Millington.
After so much wet weather lately there looks to be a welcome change in the forecast and should it remain dry at Aintree there could be turnarounds aplenty in Cheltenham Festival form.
Read exclusive previews from 6pm daily on racingpost.com