Nick is joined by Mirror journalist David Yates to the stock of the news form around the racing world today. With the threat of disruption showing no signs of abating, Nick talks to Ascot’s Nick Smith about heightened security measures ahead of the Royal meeting as well as looking forward to the stellar International cast assembling. Global rankings leader James McDonald joins the show to discuss the leading Australian hopes and indicates which UK/Ire yards may give him rides. Also today, owner Jim Walker looks ahead to the Gold Cup with Subjectivist, while trainer Julie Camacho hopes that exuberant sprinter Shaquille can harness his talent in the Commonwealth Cup. JA McGrath brings the latest from Hong Kong, while owner Tom Ryan from SF Bloodstock looks ahead to the Belmont Stakes with Preakness hero National Treasure.