Nick is joined by RTE and Racing Tv broadcaster Jane Mangan to discuss the latest news and developments from around the racing world today. Nick opens up with the eleventh hour news that star stayer Stradivarius has been retired and will stand at the National Stud next season. Owner/Breeder Bjorn Neilsen joins the show to explain the decision. Also today, Nick and Jane look ahead to the Arc in the company of Green Channel’s Naohiro Goda, who spins through the four Japanese contenders, Jane talks us through the scrutiny of Horseracing Ireland by government ministers, they look back on the action from the weekend and discuss the incident at Chester involving John Egan and Hayley Turner. Bloodstock agent Tom Goff considers the likely impact of the tanking pound against the dollar with major European sales upcoming, while the end of today’s edition features a debate on the future of the Racing League between founder Jeremy Wray and Racing Post journalist Richie Forristal.