The 480m is always a tough but fair trip. Even dogs coming off 500s in town can find it hard to finish off there.
How will they stand up to the task? Which dogs have the greatest endurance? And will the lucky eight finalists be fully fit on Saturday night?
Horsham’s usual fans might also be concerned about the shift from twilight to night timing. They have tried that before and, while oncourse takings were good, offcourse business was relatively poor.
That’s a lot of negatives, yet GRV keeps doing things like this.