Nick is joined by Mirror man David Yates to cast an eye over the latest developments in the racing world today. With an icy blast over UK/Ire, Nick checks on the prospects at Punchestown and Cheltenham with racecourse officials Richie Galway and Jon Pullin. He also catches up with Racing Welfare CEO Dawn Goodfellow to gauge the likely effect of the cold snap on racing’s workforce in the midst of the energy crisis. Nick and Dave discuss the new start time of the King George and the PJA’s response to the new whip regulations. Further afield Graham Cunningham continues the build up to Hong Kong’s big raceday, while Nick talks to Richard Gibson, trainer of HK’s leading sprinter Wellington. Martin Kelly begins his weekly series of bulletins from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the build up to the 2023 Saudi Cup.