Saturday's Ayr Gold Cup card has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
George Coetzee, tipped at 33/1 by David John, shares the lead after round one of the Portugal Masters and 125/1 selection Jason Scrivener is one shot off the pace.
Alex Hammond covers a smorgasbord of topics in her latest blog including a positive word for George Scott's Mill Reef hope James Garfield.
Mike Cattermole reflects on the St Leger in his latest column, with Rekindling fancied to step up in the Long Distance Cup at Ascot on Champions Day.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout September and October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.