Dandy Nicholls' Sovereign Debt came out on top in a thrilling finish to the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup in Doha.
Michael Scudamore admitted to being pleasantly surprised after Kingswell Theatre won the Devon National on Friday.
Limato is on target for the Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan on Dubai World Cup night.
Trainer Colin Tizzard says Thistlecrack "will be fine for next season" following the nine-year-old's season-ending injury.
Toast Of New York is currently back in the UK being assessed by veterinary staff to see if he can make a return to racing.
Thierry Jarnet, best known as the rider of the brilliant mare Treve, has announced his retirement from the saddle.
Frankie Dettori aims to continue a successful winter when he rides Arab Spring for Sir Michael Stoute at Doha on Saturday.
Alan King relies upon Elgin in a bid to secure a fifth victory in the Sky Bet Dovecote Novices' Hurdle at Kempton.
Two of the last four winners of the Betfred Eider line up once more at Newcastle on Saturday.
Charli Parcs gets the chance to confirm the big impression he made on his British debut at Kempton on Saturday.
Ross O'Sullivan expects Baie Des Iles to give another good account in the At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse.
Joseph O'Brien feels Landofhopeandglory has plenty on his plate in the Winning Fair Juvenile Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Tom George has high hopes of claiming a third BetBright Chase at Kempton with course and distance winner Double Shuffle.
A new award for the leading owner at The Festival in 2017 is being introduced by Cheltenham Racecourse, which will be sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.
Martin Dwyer will apply for a jumps licence so he can ride a horse at the Aintree Festival in honour of his late father.
Supplementing Limini for the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival "has to be thought about", said Willie Mullins.
Hot favourite Mutakayyef is expected to improve for the run in the Betway Winter Derby at Lingfield on Saturday.
Beautiful Romance gave Godolphin yet another big-race winner at Meydan with a gusty triumph in the Nad Al Sheba Trophy.
Racing at Chelmsford bore the brunt of Storm Doris on Thursday, with one race declared void due to "a cock-up".
Colin Tizzard admits to having been surprised by the progress of Finian's Oscar over hurdles this winter.