World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
DAVID ICKE introduces coverage of one of the most important days of the entire championship.
The first quarter-final is played to a finish this morning and STEVE DAVIS (seeded No 1) was the hottest favourite to reach the semi-finals. On the other table RAY REARDON (2) and KIRK STEVENS (7) were seeded to continue their match.
At 2.30 DAVID VINE introduces Snooker Break with facts, figures, features and frames, and talks with some of the personalities at the Crucible.
At 3.0 another quarter-final is played to a finish and Canada's CLIFF THORBURN (2) and Australia's EDDIE CHARLTON (6) were seeded to battle for the last frames. Next door ALEX HIGGINS (5) and TONY KNOWLES (4) could be contesting an all-Northern duel as this match continues. Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON Racing from Ascot
The first flat meeting of the year from this famous course.
2.0 The Autobar Stakes (Old mile)