The Lowdown: going updates, racecards, news and tips for today's racing
- CORONAVIRUS LATEST: The British government has stated should the spreading of coronavirus worsen then restrictions could be placed on public gatherings like sporting events for up to 12 weeks.
- CHELTENHAM TARGETS: Connections of Honeysuckle have committed to the Mares' Hurdle, while Nicky Henderson provides an update on the new Gold Cup favourite Santini and Willie Mullins puts the finishing touches to Al Boum Photo.
- TRANSFORMING TIPPERARY: Ireland is to get a second all-weather venue as part of ambitious five-year plans announced by Horse Racing Ireland.
- CUP CLASSIC: David Pipe is looking to repeat the feat he managed in 2007 with Gaspara by again targeting the £100,000 Imperial Cup/Cheltenham Festival bonus.
Kempton (first race 5.15)
Cheltenham may be less than a week away, but that means the return of the Flat season proper is not too far off either. As if to emphasise the point, Kempton hosts the "Road To The Kentucky Derby" Conditions Stakes (7.15) this evening. It is a race that has tempted Aidan O'Brien into having his first ever runner at Kempton. Read the preview here.
Going Standard to Slow
SPOTLIGHT TIP: Griggy (8.15)
Lingfield (AW) (2.30)
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Keith Melrose's top tip
Go Long (3.50 Catterick)
Has dropped in weights for running in better races than this and didn't shape all that badly last time.
Pietro Innocenzi leads our team of experts providing live insight through the day on Raceday Live.
Gavin Lynch and David Jennings return for another episode of Upping The Ante. This week, the lads discuss their tips for the handicaps at the Cheltenham Festival.
Meanwhile, Kim Bailey talks through his best chances at this year's Cheltenham Festival.
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