Key betting news, going and non-runners for Friday's racing
The Channel 4 team are at Cheltenham, where a strong card begins at 12.20. The Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase is the feature event for many, and there is an exceptionally powerful Irish challenge headed by Cantlow and Bless The Wings. There is also a Czech runner, Delight My Fire.
There are several Welsh National entries in the Unicoin Group Handicap Chase, and the card is book-ended by fascinating novice races.
There is also jumping at Bangor and Doncaster, plus all weather Flat cards at Dundalk and Newcastle.
Today's big races
12.20 Cheltenham: Jockey Club Ownership Syndicate Novices' Chase
1.30 Cheltenham: Unicoin Group Handicap Chase
2.05 Cheltenham: Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase
2.40 Cheltenham: Citipost Handicap Hurdle
3.45 Cheltenham: British Stallion Studs Novices' Hurdle
Cheltenham: Chase and hurdle - good; Cross country - good to firm, firm in places
Doncaster: Chase is good, good to soft in places; hurdle good
Key non- runners
12.55: 10 Broome Lane
2.05: 6 Auvergnat (NB: down to seven now in cross country so revised each-way terms)
12.40: 3 Highbury High
3.00: 2 Tobacco Road
12.20:Singlefarmpayment 6-1 (from 8-1)
2.40: Templeross 4-1 (from 7-1)
3.45: 7 Gaitway 4-1 (from 5-1)