The latest betting, going and non-runners
It's a racing pre-Chrstmas bonanza up and down the country today with Cheltenham bearing the biggest gifts in the shape of a fascinating Caspar Caviar Chase and The New One's attempt to win the International Hurdle for a third time. There are also presents under the tree up at Doncaster where O O Seven and Cliffs Of Dover head the betting in the two prestigious novice contests.
Today's big races
Cheltenham 1.50 Caspar Caviar Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
Cheltenham 2.25 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2)
Doncaster 2.40 bet365 December Novices' Chase (Grade 2)
Cheltenham 3.00 stanjames.com International Hurdle (Grade 2).
Doncaster 3.15 bet365 Summit Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 2).
Cheltenham 3.35 OLBG Mares' handicap Hurdle (Class 2)
Cheltenham: Good, good to soft in places (from good).
Doncaster: Good, good to soft in places on chase course.
Lingfield: Good to soft, good in places. AW : Standard
Newcastle : Standard
Cheltenham : 3.35 Rons Dream.
Lingfield : 1.05 Minella Style
Wolverhampton : 8.15 Tadaany
Cheltenham 12.40 Sizing Tennessee 8-1 (from 10).
Doncaster 3.15 Bishop Of Bling 14-1 (from 20).
Lingfield 11.55 Tambour 3-1 (from 4).
Newcastle 12.15 Poetique 6-5 (from 11-8).
Newcastle 3.45 Steel Train 5-2 (from 100-30).
Wolverhampton 6.45 Swinton Blue 4-1 (from 5).
Wolverhampton 8.15 Ripoli 11-2 (from 7).