A roundup of the early action from Ascot, where Desilvano left connections dream of bigger things after landing the maiden.
Views from connections ahead of the David Johnson Shawbrook Bank Graduation Chase at Ascot.
Views from connections ahead of Saturday's Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase at Fairyhouse, including Un De Sceaux.
- Medinas ready to pounce
- Firebird skips National service
- Fry excited by Activial chance
- The New One in Haydock return
- Reve camp not expecting a hat-trick
- King issues Chatez Triumph warning
- Live Ascot blog!
- Bolger searching for Mossey Joe key
- King weighs up Karezak options
- Henderson hoping Bobs makes Lexus
- Simonsig will miss King George
- Weekend racing tips
- Mr Mole buries Exeter rivals
- Sedgefield fined for wrong flag
- Bobs Worth revved up for Lexus
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Chris Wilson fancies Ptit Zig to score at Ascot - he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.
The mercurial Mr Mole has been called a few names but Tony McCoy coaxed the best out of him at Exeter.
Our gallops reporter heads to Philip Hobbs' yard and finds Ladbroke hope Garde la Victoire in fine fettle.