Conditional jockey Ryan Hatch broke his wrist and his collar bone in a fall at Ayr on Friday.
Attached to the yard of Nigel Twiston-Davies, Hatch won the Betfair Hurdle on Splash Of Ginge last season and won a Grade Two at Cheltenham on Blacklion in December.
Willie Mullins has given all his horses that ran at Aintree a clean bill of health - including Arctic Fire.
The Champion Hurdle runner-up took a crashing last flight fall when looking like the winner of the Aintree Hurdle last weekend.
There won’t be a dry eye in the house if LIE FORRIT (Ayr, 3.45) can land the Coral Scottish Grand National on Saturday.
Those drawn in the middle enjoyed the best of things in the Navan Welcomes Owners Today Handicap last year, with the first four finishers drawn 11, 10, 12 and 8 of 23, and I’m expecting something similar to occur in today’s 21-runner renewal.
The 2015 Group 3 Aon Greenham Stakes has nine excellent 3yos slugging it out for the £60,000 prize. But there is more at stake than money here, it is a huge springboard for these youngsters which will tell us plenty about their classic credentials and indeed their rung on the ladder. So - who wins?