Nick Luck Daily Ep 446 – Top trainer among 23 held in French police raids

Nick is joined by Katherine Ford, correspondent for Equidia and Sky Sports Racing, to discuss the latest developments from France that have seen ex Champion jockey and successful trainer David Cottin arrested – with 22 others – as part of a nationwide police investigation into the fraudulent use of drugs in racing. Nick is then joined from Dubai by regular correspondent Rishi Persad, who brings us his perspective on the effects of the draw, which took place yesterday ahead of the Dubai World Cup. Charlotte Russell from Go Racing In Yorkshire looks ahead to the Flat turf season in the UK with news of a special bonus involving the 9 Yorkshire racecourses, while trainer Charlie Longsdon expresses his relief that his star mare Snow Leopardess is guaranteed to make the cut in the Grand National. JA McGrath joins Nick with his weekly bulletin from Hong Kong and also pays tribute to the life and career of Jimmy Lindley, his former BBC colleague and great jockey, who has died aged 86.

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