ITV Racing has some quality action in store for us this weekend. As well as an exciting card at Kempton there is also plenty to get your teeth stuck into at Warwick where the feature race is the Betfred Classic Chase.
Kempton Racecourse is the venue for arguably the most intriguing race of the weekend in the shape of the Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle. This listed handicap is a prize worth winning in and of itself but for racing fans it is most useful for highlighting potential winners of the big hurdle races still to come.
Just this season Tottenham’ve beaten the reigning European champions and handed out a 4-1 thrashing to Liverpool but their most recent Premier League match against West Ham was remarkable for very different reasons.
If we’re honest, the third round of the FA Cup did not exactly hit the heights we hoped for. With freezing, miserable weather outside, many football fans stayed on their sofa to watch the action but were given three 0-0s in a row on TV.
The end of 2017 in tennis was characterised by the number of world class players who were absent through injury. As we head into the first Grand Slam of 2018, it is absences that once again dominate the coverage