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The best non-monument race, which should by now be a monument. It's always exciting and hard racing, with lots of gravel and climbing.
Pogacar is returning to defend his 2022 win, while Wout and MVDP, the two elite off road riders, don't want to race on gravel it seems. Also Pidcock is return to defend his win from last year.

Notable mentions: Pogacar, Hirschi, Mohoric, Simon Yates, Laporte, Healy, Kuss, Pidcock, Kung, Powless


Live video stream available on Eurosport/GCN alternative.


Full startlist (not yet final):