Leicester preview: Terhaal ticks all the right boxes

| 30.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 30, 2016 Terhaal looks tasty at Leicester Terhaal shaped really well when runner-up on his seasonal reappearance and can go one better to land the 1m handicap on today’s card at Leicester (15:20). The gelding looked a useful prospect when winning his sole start as a... View Article

Ayr and Leicester previews: Compensation awaits for Erik

| 23.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 23, 2016 Erik The Red can cash-in on class drop at Ayr Erik The Red looked an unlucky loser last time out and can take advantage of a drop in class to gain compensation in the 1m handicap on today’s card at Ayr (16.45). The Kevin... View Article

Kelso and Leicester previews: Soll can shine in Straker

| 18.02.2016

David Metcalf | February 18, 2016 Mud-loving Soll can strike in Straker Grand National hopefuls Soll and Unioniste clash in the Ivan Straker Memorial Chase at Kelso today (15.05), and the former will relish the testing conditions and is taken to come out on top. The David Pipe trained gelding... View Article

Leicester and Wetherby previews: The Organist to call the tune

| 26.01.2016

David Metcalf | January 26, 2016 Oliver Sherwood’s The Organist can lead rivals a merry dance The Organist can maintain her unbeaten record and enhance her Cheltenham Festival claims with success in the 2m novices’ hurdle on today’s card at Leicester (13.55). A winner on a bumper at Perth on... View Article

Leicester preview: Hedley Lemarr has plenty in his favour

| 09.12.2015

David Metcalf | December 9, 2015 Hedley Lamarr was a big eye-catcher on seasonal reappearance and can take advantage of what looks a lenient mark to land the 2m 4f handicap on todays’ card at Leicester (15.35). The Jonjo O’Neill trained gelding only had two starts last season, and shaped... View Article

Leicester preview: See The Rock set for more success

| 03.12.2015

David Metcalf | December 3, 2015 Trainer Jonjo O’Neill has his team in good form at present, so See The Rock can provide him with another success in the 2m novices’ hurdle on today’s card at Leicester (14.10). The gelding had some useful form on the flat in Germany when... View Article

StableTalk: “He will run well and I do think he’s decent”

| 29.11.2015

I was very happy with Baradari last week at Haydock. We’d planned out that race and are just delighted it paid off. You have to plan those races out you can’t just fall upon them. I’ve entered him in the Grade 1 three mile race over Christmas at Leopardstown. At... View Article

Leicester preview. Sweet on the chances of Double Chocolate

| 16.11.2015

David Metcalf | November 16, 2015 Double Chocolate scored in terrific style last time out, and can make light of a rise in the weights to follow up in the 2m 5f handicap chase at Leicester today (13.45). The gelding bounced back to his best on his first start for... View Article

Leicester preview: Educate can cash-in on falling mark

| 26.10.2015

David Metcalf | October 26, 2015 Educate can take advantage of a drop in the weights to land an overdue success in the 1m handicap on today’s card at Leicester (13.50). The Ismail Mohammed trained gelding was last successful in the 2013 running of the Cambridgeshire at Newmarket when holding... View Article