The Long Walk Hurdle takes place from Ascot on Saturday afternoon and it will be one of the highlights of day’s action. The race itself is run over the distance of around three miles and one furlong and 14 hurdles will be jumped.
Friday brings yet another round of qualifiers for the 2012 Euro Championship and although England aren’t playing there are still plenty of quality games to raise an interest.
The Travelers Championship is one of the PGA Tour events which have had to be shunted about in the scheduling this season due to golf’s return to the Olympics.
There are few jump races on the National Hunt calendar that have the history and prestige of this race. The King George VI Chase guarantees a large field of runners and over jumps anything can happen.
The test series between England and Pakistan is incredibly well set up head of the third test which starts on Wednesday. Pakistan stunned the hosts to win the first test at Lord’s before a Joe Root inspired England wrapped up the second test comfortably at Old Trafford.