The Lowdown: going updates, racecards, news and tips for today's racing
- ABANDONMENT: Heavy rain has forced Exeter to cancel its seven-race card today.
- CHAMPION BEATEN: Nicky Henderson's Altior failed to take his record-breaking unbeaten streak to 20 as he was brushed aside by Cyrname, who recorded a decisive victory in the Grade 2 Christy 1965 Chase at Ascot.
- TRIPLE-CROWN DREAM: Lostintranslation thwarted Haydock specialist Bristol De Mai's Betfair Chase hat-trick attempt to earn quotes of 5-1 for the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
- GLOBETROTTING CHAMPION: Oisin Murphy won the Group 1 Japan Cup in Tokyo aboard Suave Richard.
- IMPRESSIVE DEBUT: Laurina made the perfect start to her chasing career by securing a decisive victory over dual Grade 1-winning novice hurdler Minella Indo at Gowran Park.
Navan (first race 12.30)
Gordon Elliott has dominated the lucrative Troytown Handicap Chase (2.30) in recent years, saddling four of the last five winners. The trainer fires seven bullets at the race this time around, but each may struggle to live with the Henry de Bromhead-trained Chris's Dream. Not far off Grade 1 class last season, this seven-year-old is a course-and-distance winner and arrives off a tempting mark of 146. Read the full preview here.
Going Yielding to soft
Going Soft, heavy in places
SPOTLIGHT TIP: Lickpenny Larry (3.10)
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Cathal Gahan's top tip
A strong stayer with a touch of class and is fancied to defy topweight.
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