The 2012 York Ebor Festival will begin today with live coverage on Channel 4 racing.
It’s the start of four fabulous days on the Knavesmire, beginning with none other than Frankel in the Juddmonte International.
It’s the great horse’s first foray with 10 furlongs, and a tussle with Cirrus Des Aigles and St Nicholas Abbey is on the cards.
St Leger protagonists line up in the Great Voltigeur, with Derby runner-up Main Sequence readying himself for a rematch with Camelot.
2.00 Symphone Group Stakes
2.30 Pinsent Moss LLP Acomb Stakes
3.05 Neptune Investment Management Great Voltigeur Stakes
3.40 Juddmonte International Stakes
The programme, which begins at 1.40pm on Channel 4, is presented Mike Cattermole and Emma Spencer with commentary and analysis from John Francome, Simon Holt, John McCririck, Jim McGrath, Tanya Stevenson and Derek Thompson.