Nick is joined by Racing Post senior writer Lee Mottershead to discuss the latest news and developments from around the racing world. They lead with the news that Davy Russell is to make a brisk comeback to the saddle just weeks after retiring in order to cover for the injured Jack Kennedy. The veteran rider explains all to Nick. Looking ahead to the UK action this weekend, Nick catches up with Charlie Longsdon, trainer of Classic Chase fancy Guetapan Collonges, who also updates us on his star novice hurdler Rare Edition. Ben Case explains why Lanzarote Hurdle defending champ Cobblers Dream is back over hurdles, while Nick and Lee speculate over contingency plans for the Lingfield Winter Million of it falls to the weather and cast an eye over the newly elected jockey club members. Martin Kelly drops in on the Road to Riyadh, which features important Saudi Cup entry news this week.