All you need to start your day including going from all the tracks
Have a lie-in if you are here for the all-weather, as Thursday afternoon is all about the jumps in both Britain and Ireland.
There is plenty of good handicap action on offer at Market Rasen, Leicester and Wincanton in Britain and Clonmel over the water.
Nominally, the highlight is Wincanton's 1.35, run in memory of 1982 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Silver Buck.
Chelmsford comes along in the evening, more than an hour and a half after the jumps wrap up, but would be competitive with any of the afternoon cards in terms of grading.
Those of a certain persuasion will also enjoy Meydan, where it is still early days in the UAE season, but it is always good to get ahead before the Carnival begins.
Market Rasen - first race 12.20
Good to soft, soft in places (6.2 hurdle and 6.1 chase on the GoingStick at 9am on Thursday). Wood Bend is out 16yds, Stands Bend is out 18yds. Adding approximately: Race 1: +150yds Race 2: +150yds Race 3: +204yds Race 4: +204yds Race 5: +204yds Race 6: +204yds Race 7: +150yds.
Clonmel - 12.25
Soft to heavy over hurdles and heavy, soft in places on the chase course.
Wincanton - 12.30
Soft, heavy in places. The Hurdle on the stables bend will be omitted. Distances: Races 1&2 Add 48yds. Races 3,4&7 Add 32yds. Race 5 Add 36yds. Race 6 Add 24yds
Leicester - 12.40
Soft over hurdles and good on the chase course (6.1 hurdle and 7.6 chase on the GoingStick at 6.30am on Thursday).
Chelmsford - 5.25
12.30 Drinks Interval 11-10 (from 11-8)
3.50 Kingofthecotswolds 5-4 (from 5), Midnight Midge 14-1 (from 25)
1.10 Cliffside Park 6-5 (from 2)
2.15 Dahills Hill 11-2 (from 17-2)
3.45 Mighty Stowaway 2-1 (from 3)
7.00 Belgian Bill 8-1 (from 11), Sibilance 3-1 (from 4)
7.30 Samphire Coast 17-2 (from 12)
8.00 Arcadian Sea 85-40 (from 7-2)
8.30 Zoffany Bay 17-2 (from 12)
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