Simon Mapletoft – Mid-week selections

| 23.03.2016

Grendisar tops the bill on a great Good Friday Grendisar, the undisputed star of the third annual All-Weather Championships, tops the bill on Lingfield Park’s £1.1 million Finals Day on Good Friday as he goes in pursuit of the richest prize on sand anywhere in Europe – the Coral Easter... View Article

Simon Mapletoft – Mid-week selections

| 16.03.2016

World his oyster for Universe Mark Johnston’s Mister Universe clinched his place in the £150,000 Mile Final on Good Friday with victory in the Listed Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday – the last of 28 Fast Track Qualifiers for All-Weather Championships Finals Day. Mark Johnston’s four-year-old got the... View Article

Southwell and Wolverhampton previews: Daddy can deliver

| 07.03.2016

David Metcalf | March 7, 2016 Minella Daddy poised to follow-up at Southwell Minella Daddy created a good impression when scoring last time out and can make the most of the weight he receives from Final Nudge to follow-up in the 2m 4f novices’ hurdle on today’s card at Southwell... View Article

Bet of the day: Ashcott Boy in limited handicap at Southwell

| 07.03.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | March 7, 2016 Coral’s bet of the day Mulholland gelding Ashcott Bay has a growing reputation over fences Three wins out of four since sent chasing Race rivals are flops Ashcott the Boy to back Ashcott Boy looks a worthy favourite to win the 1m... View Article

Ludlow and Southwell previews: Casino can strike Gold

| 03.03.2016

David Metcalf | March 3, 2016 Casino has a Big chance in feature race at Ludlow The Forbra Gold Cup Handicap Chase is the feature race on an excellent card at Ludlow (15.40), and Big Casino looks decent value to land the spoils in the 2m 7f contest. Trained by... View Article

Ayr and Southwell previews: Yes Tom primed for repeat

| 16.02.2016

David Metcalf | February 16, 2016 Yes Tom gets the verdict at Ayr Yes Tom has an excellent record at Ayr and can further enhance it by landing the 2m 4f handicap chase there today (16.40) for a second year running. The Stuart Crawford trained grey has won four and... View Article

Southwell and Kempton previews: Double chance for Loughnane

| 10.02.2016

David Metcalf | February 10, 2016 Trainer Mark Loughnane has his team in red-hot form at present and looks to hold leading claims of landing a double on today’s card at Southwell with Basingstoke and Viva Verglas. Basingstoke makes his debut for Loughnane in the 7f handicap (16.25), having returned... View Article

Sedgefield and Southwell previews: Snuker weighted to strike

| 09.02.2016

David Metcalf | February 9, 2016 Snuker ready to shine at Sedgefield Trainer James Ewart is beginning to strike form, and Snuker looks decent value to provide him with another winner in the 3m 3f handicap hurdle at Sedgefield today (15.25). The Scottish handler has come out of the doldrums... View Article