Tony McCoy believes rain will aid At Fishers Cross' bid to land the Wessex Youth Trust Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot on Saturday week.
Trainer Kim Bailey feels Harry Topper needs more cut in the ground and will not risk his charge until conditions are favourable.
Johns Spirit, Colour Squadron and Attaglance look set to clash again this weekend after their tussle in the Paddy Power Gold Cup.
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies has confirmed that The New One will run in Saturday's StanJames.com International Hurdle.
Unioniste could make the trip to Ireland for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown after his win at Aintree on Saturday.
Flemenstar has been forced to pull out of the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown after suffering an injury blow.
Philip Hobbs-trained Chance du Roy held on to claim victory in the Becher Chase at Aintree on Saturday.
Nicky Henderson has backed Captain Conan to make up for Sprinter Sacre's absence in Saturday's Tingle Creek Chase.
Gary Moore believes Sire De Grugy can profit from Sprinter Sacre's absence in Saturday's Tingle Creek Chase.
Jockey Timmy Murphy has received a nine-day ban after a weighing room clash with Dominic Elsworth at Newbury last week.
Jump racing's number one draw Sprinter Sacre has been ruled out of a seasonal return at Sandown on Saturday.
Jockey Thomas Brown is preparing to make his debut at Meydan on Thursday as he becomes the latest product from the Jebel Ali Stables....
Trainer Gerard Butler has been handed a five-year ban after being found guilty of injecting his horses with steroids.
Sprinter Sacre could miss Saturday's Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown after undergoing a tracheal wash on Monday.
Trainer Willie Mullins is backing Hurricane Fly to put in a much improved performance in the Ryanair Hurdle on December 29.