With the Ayr Gold Cup card off attention turns to the Mill Reef Stakes and supporting action at Newbury, while there might be some Cesarewitch clues at Newmarket too.
Promising juveniles trained by John Gosden won both divisions of the Wedgewood Estates EBF Novice Stakes at Newbury.
Simple Verse, winner of the St Leger at Doncaster in 2015, has been retired, said trainer Ralph Beckett.
Man On The Spot previews the Sporting Life Pick 7 races on Saturday afternoon from Newbury, featuring the Mill Reef, and Newmarket.
Each Friday one of our racing team will recommend a multiple racing bet for the weekend - don't miss Matt Brocklebank's Saturday selections.