Nick is joined by Daily Mirror journalist David Yates to discuss the latest news from around the world of Horseracing. They lead today on the news that broke last night that Gold Cup favourite Monkfish was out for the coming season, which emerged alongside the announcement of the retirement of Min. Rich Ricci’s racing manager Joe Chambers joins the conversation to outline the severity of the injury. Nick and Dave also preview this weekend’s action at Newmarket and check in with trainer Hugo Palmer, who tells us that Ebro River will not run in the Middle Park Stakes on Saturday owing to the quickening ground. Palmer also has a positive bulletin on his other star two year old Dubawi Legend. Later in the show, Nick gets the latest on the impending Draftkings takeover of betting giant Entain from renowned market commentator David Buik. JA McGrath brings his latest postcard from Hong Kong.