Nick is joined by broadcaster Lydia Hislop to discuss the retirement of the brilliant mare Enable just moments after the official announcement. Nick and Lydia hear from Lord Grimthorpe, racing manager to Prince Khalid Abdullah, who explains the reasons behind the decision. Nick also talks to trainer Joseph O’Brien following a successful weekend with his star juveniles Pretty Gorgeous and Thunder Moon, while Betting and Gaming Council CEO Michael Dugher shares his thoughts on the implications of today’s new lockdown measures for the gambling industry.
Nick is joined by Rishi Persad to rundown all the day’s news, today leading with a reflection on the career of multiple Derby and Breeders’ Cup winning trainer John Oxx, who has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2020. Nick and Rishi are joined by jockey-turned-broadcaster Fran Berry, who rode for Oxx for eight full seasons. Nick also catches up with trainer Francis Graffard as The Revenant prepares to go one better than last year in this weekend’s QE2 on Champions’ Day, while Daniel Kruger from Gestut Fahrhof is in the hotseat for this week’s World of Bloodstock in partnership with the Weatherbys Global Stallion App.