Armchair Jockeys: Eclipse

  • Last Updated: July 3 2012, 15:49 BST

Saeed bin Suroor, trainer of leading Coral-Eclipse Stakes hope, Farhh, is one of five interviewees in a comprehensive Coral-Eclipse preview by the Armchair Jockeys for BCS TV.

Roger Charlton (Cityscape), Roger Varian (Sri Putra) and Andrew Balding and Jimmy Fortune, trainer and jockey of leading three-year-old Bonfire, are also interviewed, while expert pundits Rishi Persad, Lydia Hislop and Steve Mellish assess the entries for Saturday's big Sandown Park feature and look at the history of this great race.

ollowing an update on the state of play in the 2012 QIPCO British Champions Series, which is now halfway towards its glittering finale on QIPCO British Champions Day, the programme culminates with a fascinating feature on Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket, Prince Khalid Abdulla's breeding HQ, where the world's greatest racehorse, Frankel, was born and where his dam, Kind, has developed a special bond with new broodmare, Midday.