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Today's Horse Racing: Wednesday meetings

We take a look at a busy afternoon of racing action throughout the UK...

What Horse Racing is on today?

A quartet of British race meetings are scheduled for this midweek, with National Hunt action from Hexham and Warwick joined by all-weather meetings from Southwell and Kempton on a busy Wednesday.

Hexham

GoingGood to soft
First race12.23 UK
Last race3.23 UK
Number of racesSeven
How to watchSky Sports Racing and bet365 Sports Live Streaming

Hexham gets the ball rolling, with seven races at the Northumberland track and ground forecast to Good-to-soft for their meeting on an afternoon when champion jockey and current championship leader Brian Hughes will be hoping to add his tally from four rides on the Hexham card. 

Hughes is the leading rider at Hexham across the previous five season with 46 winners to his name. 

Warwick

GoingGood to soft-good in places
First race12.45 UK
Last race3.45 UK
Number of racesSeven
How to watchRacing TV and bet365 Sports Live Streaming

Warwick is next off and there's no doubting the eyes of the racing world will fix on their Highflyer Bloodstock Novices' Chase (2.45) as Nicky Henderson's Jonbon makes his debut over fences in a clash that sees him taking on smart performers in Monmiral for Paul Nicholls and West Cork for Dan Skelton.

Southwell

GoingStandard (Tapeta)
First race1.05 UK
Last race5.10 UK
Number of racesNine
How to watchSky Sports Racing and bet365 Sports Live Streaming

Afternoon all-weather racing comes from Nottinghamshire with nine races on the card at Southwell. They begin with four straight sprints over the flying five-furlongs, the highlight being a Class 2 handicap at 2.38 which features the likes of Intervention for Mick Appleby and David O'Meara's Alligator Alley in a field of nine runners.

Kempton

GoingStandard to slow (Polytrack)
First race4.20 UK
Last race8.30 UK
Number of raceNine
How to watchRacing TV and bet365 Sports Live Streaming

Last but by no means least on Wednesday is the evening all-weather card at Kempton Park where the Polytrack surface is expected to race Standard to slow for their nine-race offering. 

Lots of end-of-year novice action to begin the card, with some late-blossoming two-year-olds getting a chance to strut their stuff, many for the first time at the track.

One with experience is Charlie Appleby's filly Whispering Dream, a clear second-best over C&D on her debut here four weeks ago behind a John Gosden-trained debutant. Champion jockey William Buick takes over in the saddle for the Fillies' Novice Stakes (5.20) and will be hoping his partner can go one place better. 

How can I watch today's Horse Racing?

You can watch all of today's racing live on the bet365 Sports Live Streaming service.

Racing from Hexham and Southwell is also available on Sky Sports Racing, while the action from Warwick and Kempton is available to view on Racing TV.

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