Leading National Hunt jockey Jason Maguire returns to the saddle after six months out injured at Newton Abbot on Friday.
Hugo Palmer is still considering a trip to the Breeders' Cup for Solario Stakes winner Aktabantay.
Henry Candy's Cape Xenia is one of the best-backed horses of the day. Michael Shinners has the news from Sky Bet's traders.
Favourite Watchable will race from stall five in Saturday's William Hill Ayr Gold Cup after the line-up was finalised.
Our man WIll Hayler fancies Clergyman to overturn the favourite in the opener at Pontefract this afternoon.
Our columnist Richard Fahey with a horse-by-horse guide to his team for the first two days of the Ayr Western Meeting.
Chris Wilson fancies Presburg on day one of Ayr's Western Meeting. He has a tip for every race on every card on Thursday.
Bronze Angel remains on course for the Betfred Cambridgeshire on September 27 following his latest second at Doncaster.
A BHA hearing has been set for next month for another of the recent spate of positive tests for morphine.
Our Placepot expert Mal Boyle reveals his selections for this afternoon's meeting at Pontefract.