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The Lowdown: going updates, racecards, news and tips for today's racing

Taunton: one of three meetings today
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Today's news

  • EPSOM ACCIDENT: Tragedy struck in Epsom on Monday when a horse was fatally injured in a road traffic accident during morning work, leading to calls for safety improvements.
  • SMART RECRUIT: 96-rated Flat performer Buzz (1.30) makes his hurdling debut for Nicky Henderson at Taunton and is odds on to make a winning start.

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Today's meetings

**STAR MEETING**
Taunton (first race 1.00)
Seven races, five with double-figure fields and the first hunter chase of the season in Britain, makes for a busy and interesting day at the Somerset course. The 2m3f handicap hurdle (3.00) is the highlight. Read the preview here
G
oing Soft, good to soft in places (from good to soft, soft in places) – GoingStick 5.4 at 6.30am
SPOTLIGHT TIP: Captain Cattistock (3.30)

Lingfield (12.45)
Going 
Heavy, soft in places – GoingStick 2.9 at 8.45am, Polytrack for bumper Standard to slow
Distances: 1.15 & 3.15 +28yds, 1.45 +20yds, 2.15 +14yds, 2.45 +32yds, 3.45 +29yds

Southwell (AW) (4.15)
Going Standard

Key non-runners

Keep up to speed with today's non-runners and the latest changes with Raceday Live 

Today's tips

Paul Kealy's top tip

Liberty Bella (3.00 Taunton)
Has run well on her last two starts and looks competitively weighted with Sam Twiston-Davies in the saddle.

Live Tipster
Richard Birch leads our team of experts providing live insight through the day on Raceday Live.

Today's video

Maddy Playle is joined by Racing Post colleagues Stuart Riley and Robbie Wilders and Paddy Power's Paul Binfield to reflect on the weekend action . . .


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Seven races, five with double-figure fields and the first hunter chase of the season in Britain, makes for a busy and interesting day at Taunton
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