Nick is joined by journalist and broadcaster Lydia Hislop to discuss the latest from around the racing world. they devote much of today’s episode to the rise and rise of Sussex Stakes winner Paddington and wonder whether he is worthy of the lofty comparisons afforded his by his trainer and jockey. Henri Bozo, of Ecurie des Monceaux, who raised and sold Paddington on behalf of the Wildenstein family, joins the show. Also today, Lydia brings an update on Auguste Rodin following her discussions with Aidan O’Brien, while Mick Appleby ponders a Nunthorpe and Breeders Cup bid for Molecomb winner Big Evs. Jamie Hart brings us a WorldPool update, Jane Mangan reports from Galway, and Neil Phillips is joined by Gusbourne’s Jonathan White to toast Episode 800 of the podcast.