Nick is joined by Racing Post writer Jonathan Harding to discuss the latest news and developments from around the racing world. Guests today include William Haggas, confirming Maljoom’s absence from Deauville on Sunday and issuing a cautiously positive bulletin on Baaeed. Nick also catches up with Francis Graffard, who explains his decision to book Frankie Dettori for star Australian mare Verry Elleegant as she makes her European debut. Normandie Stud’s Philippa Cooper announces her decision to wind down and disperse her breeding and ownership operation and tells Nick why she moved Lionel from David Menuisier to John Gosden. Horserace Bettors’ Forum Chair Colin Hord discusses Paddy Power’s decision not to offer the Best Odds Guarantee at ARC/TRP tracks, and Tattersalls Jimmy George looks ahead to the October Book One yearling sale and discusses the increasing importance of the US buyer.