Nick is joined by RTE and Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan to have a canter through the racing headlines today. Among topics discussed are the Irish TV advertising crisis, the removal of Fakenham’s New Year Fixture and the Keeneland Sale prices. With an eye to the St Leger, Nick talks to David Redvers about contender Middle Earth, while he gets the lowdown on returning Guineas heroines Cachet and Mawj from trainers George Boughey and Saeed Bin Suroor respectively. JA McGrath brings the first instalment from Hong Kong this season, while headteacher Nicky Jones of Clifton Green Primary, York, talks to us about Goldream’s visit during National racehorse Week. Noel George, co-trainer of star French chaser Il Est Francais reflects on his seasonal debut at Auteuil and outlines plans for an Anglo-French campaign.