All you need to know on Betfair Chase day including going reports
So what will the Betfair Chase provide this season? The absence of Sizing John was a blow, but the race could still provide some fantastic sporting theatre.
Bristol De Mai is the favourite, but it's a fair bet that the crowd will be cheering home Cue Card, who is bidding to match Kauto Star and win the race for a fourth time.
Away from Haydock there is the seasonal reappearance of Defi Du Seuil at Ascot, and another star returns at Gowran Park as Min has his third start over fences.
Throw in another jumps card at Huntingdon and a brace of all-weather offerings from Lingfield and Wolverhampton and you're all set for a sensational Saturday.
Lingfield (First race 11.45)
Good to soft, good in places (6.3 chase and 6.6 hurdle on the GoingStick at 9am on Saturday)
Gowran Park (12.05)
Heavy (4.4 chase and 5.1 hurdle on the GoingStick at 6.30am on Saturday). 1.15 add nine yards, all other chases add 18 yards.
Good to soft (6.2 chase and 6.7 hurdle on the GoingStick on Friday). Races: 1 & 3: Adds 8yds Races: 2 & 4: Adds 16yds Races: 5 & 7 Adds 4yds.
1.05 Global Citizen 9-4 (from 3)
1.10 Shady Operator 15-8 (from 5-2)
2.35 Luduamf 9-1 (from 14)
6.15 Dukeofwallingford 11-2 (from 9)
9.15 Lanjano 100-30 (from 5)
3.35 7 Kaki De La Pree
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