Latest going news as racing rocks up at Brighton for the next three days
Goodwood it is not but Brighton has its own charms for a different crowd as it opens for the Marathonbet three-day festival.
The beautiful people might be gearing up for Cowes week down the coast at the weekend but Brighton's own cosmopolitan crowd will rock the three days of competition which pales in comparison to the £1m races last week.
Brighton has its equally historic races in the Brighton Mile (4.00) and Challenge Cup but the locals will also enjoy two sellers, races made fashionable by top racing journalists David Ashforth and Ian Carnaby, who rarely miss the meeting.
Bath, smarting from losing its Good Friday feature day next year, and Pontefract add to the afternoon action, with Sligo holding its local Oaks (4.35) on a richly endowed card.
Yarmouth adds more seaside fun in the evening with another all-weather meeting at Kempton.
Brighton (first race at 2.00)
Good to firm (GoingStick 8.3)
Good to yielding
Good to firm in places (GoingStick 8.0)
Good, good to soft in places (GoingStick 7.4)
Good to firm (GoingStick 7.5)
Standard to slow
What to back
Maddy Playle has today's three quickfire tips.
What to read
What a day for Richard Hannon at Newbury. He sent eight horses to his local track and racked up five winners, which also maintained his record of training more than 100 winners in all six seasons since he took over from his father.
A new trainer aged 20 is the youngest to join their ranks and Peter Scargill has the story here.
What to watch
Get up to speed for the week ahead and check the Postcast team's reflections on last week's two festivals.
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