Less than 20 minutes after the highlight of the National Hunt season, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Fakenham stages its Silver Cup, the feature of Friday's seven-race card.
After losing last week's meeting to the weather, Fakenham will be hoping the same does not happen when today's six-race card faces a 7am inspection before going ahead.
A classy field of six contest the £15,000 feature chase on a competitive six-race card at Fakenham on Thursday afternoon.
The Queen has an outstanding chance of taking the honours in Fakenham's feature race this afternoon on a six-race card which champion jockey Richard Johnson and trainer Olly Murphy could dominate.
Previous Fakenham winners make up most of the initial 13 entries for the feature race at the north Norfolk course's next meeting on Tuesday.
The Greene King IPA Novice Chase over two miles is the feature of Fakenham's second meeting of the new National Hunt season on Wednesday.
Champion jockey Richard Johnson looks set to visit the winner's enclosure today when the 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way at Fakenham.
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