Alex Hammond pays tribute to the late Stan Mellor who played a part in launching her career - and has early fancies for Saturday's card at Ascot.
Jockeys riding during the current Covid-19 restrictions are allowed a three-pound weight allowance - and Fran Berry argues it should become permanent.
Emmet McNamara produced another fine front-running ride as Military Style (7/1) won the Japan Racing Association Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown.
Ed Walker remains convinced there are “big days” ahead for English King despite a second consecutive defeat for the Lingfield Derby Trial winner.
Shale ran out a ready winner of Leopardstown's Frank Conroy Silver Flash Stakes for Donnacha O'Brien and Gavin Ryan.
QIPCO British Champions Day will remain the richest raceday in Britain this year with prize-money of £2.5m on offer.