Owner Dai Walters is hopeful the star of his string Oscar Whisky will get off the mark over fences at Cheltenham on Friday.
Johns Spirit will face 13 rivals as he bids to complete the big pre-Christmas handicap chase double at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Grand National hero Auroras Encore is set to make his return to action in the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby.
Alan King is to give Balder Succes a break following his low-key run in the Henry VIII Novices' Chase at Sandown.
Michael Shinners with news of the day's market movers from the Sky Bet trading room.
Officials at Kempton are not anticipating any problems ahead of the twilight fixture later this afternoon.
Tony McCoy wants rain at Ascot in the hope that At Fishers Cross can get his season back on track on Saturday week.
Ben Linfoot landed the one-two in the Becher Chase last weekend and looks for another Value Bet winner on Thursday.
Roberto Pegasus looks a decent wager on his second start of the campaign at Huntingdon, according to our Matt Brocklebank.
Captain Chris, Riverside Theatre and Champion Court head a fascinating field of seven for Thursday's Peterborough Chase.