Nick Luck Daily Ep 728 – Cup Final set to force Lunchtime Derby on ITV

Nick is joined by Racing Post senior writer Lee Mottershead to discuss the latest news and events from around the racing world. With the Police stipulating an FA CUP Final kick off at 3pm this year, officials at the Jockey Club and ITV are set to announce that the Derby will be run at lunchtime in order to guarantee uninterrupted network coverage. Nick and Lee talk through the options that were available in preparation for an imminent announcement. Also on this show, they look back on yesterday at Punchestown and Epsom, while guests include David Redvers – talking about the new QIPCO BCS 18 -26 ticket offer, National Stud’s Joe Bradley on Stradivarius and the MyRacehorse breeding syndicate, Ramiro Restrepo on Mage’s Kentucky Derby bid, JA McGrath in Hong Kong and Gestut Goerlsdorf’s Heike Bischoff as this week’s Weatherbys Bloodstock Guest.

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