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Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

The Briefing: the latest news and going for all of today's meetings

Nottingham: hosts the Jockey Club Grassroots finals card
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The countdown continues to the best race of the year and supplementary entries for the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe are made on Wednesday.

Irish and Yorkshire Oaks winner Sea Of Class is set to feature among them as the final field for Paris starts to properly come together.

In Britain, Nottingham hosts the Jockey Club Grassroots final along with some interesting maidens. There is also the final meeting of the year from Salisbury, plus racing at Cork, Bangor and Newcastle.

Going report

Nottingham (first race at: 1.30pm)
Good, good to firm in places

Salisbury (1.40)
Good, good to firm in places (GoingStick: 7.0 at 6.45 on Wednesday)

Cork (2.05)
Good, good to firm in places

Bangor (2.20)
Good (GoingStick: 7.2 at 8.30am on Monday)

Newcastle (5.30)

Market movers

1.40 Salisbury - Dawn Treader 3-1 (from 100-30)
5.15 Nottingham - Nibras Again 6-1 (from 8-1)
5.25 Salisbury - May Remain 8-1 (from 12-1) 

What to back

With the Arc meeting just around the corner, watch some of the key contenders in action on the gallops.

Our regional experts offer up their best bets for the day in Tips Box.

What to read

Chaos ensued in a bar in France when a runaway horse paid a visit. Find out what happened, and watch it unfold, here.

Think you know plenty about leading owner/breeder Khalid Abdullah? Then why not take our quiz.

What to watch

Find out more about Khalid Abdullah, the man responsible for the likes of Enable, Frankel and Workforce.

The best of Racing Post Sport

Tottenham Hotspur face Barcelona in the Champions League, and could be in for a tough evening.

Liverpool are also in action in the Champions League. They take on Napoli. Read our preview of the game here.

Final thought 

"I am a military man, and if I give an order he has to take my order."

Those were the infamous words of Sheikh Mohammed Obaid when asked about Postponed moving trainers. The owner has Military Move (2.10) in action at Salisbury today, which should be interesting...

For the freshest betting advice, based on latest going and market conditions, don't miss the Live Tipster every afternoon. Just click Raceday Live at or the mobile app

Chaos ensued in a bar in France when a runaway horse paid a visit. Find out what happened, and watch it unfold, here

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