Emerging Talent looks to follow in the steps of Irving by winning Friday's Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle at Ascot.
Well-backed Activial heads a field of 19 for the Ladbroke at Ascot after the final declaration stage.
All five entries have stood their ground for Saturday's JLT Long Walk Hurdle with Reve De Sivola bidding for a hat-trick.
Sky Bet's Michael Shinners is the man to provide us with details of the horses being best-backed with his firm so far today.
Our man Dave Ord waits until the finale at Exeter this afternoon for his idea of the best racing bet of the day.
Post your questions now for Friday's live chat with Racing UK and Channel 4 analyst Graham Cunningham. It starts at 11am.
Ed Chamberlin is looking forward to Ascot's Christmas meeting, featuring Friday's Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle.
Chris Wilson makes Carlanda his nap of the day for Thursday's racing action - he has a pick for every race.
Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas.
Our Placepot expert Mal Boyle reveals his selections for this afternoon's meeting at Exeter.