Note
14 Feb 2011 | 19:15
Nag Me about
To add a NagMe alert you must sign in.
Forgot password?
Not a member yet?

Search: Horse Jockey Trainer Owner All

Coral Cup beckons for EckhartHeadlines
Meister Eckhart

Meister Eckhart could make his second trip to the Cheltenham Festival as trainer Alan King eyes a crack at the Coral Cup.

The seven-year-old finished fifth in the Albert Bartlett last year when trained by Rebecca Curtis and was then off the track until making his debut for King at Fontwell on Sunday.

Meister Eckhart ran a fine race to finish second to Prospect Wells in the Grade Two National Spirit Hurdle, racing off level weights with a horse who is officially 7lb his superior.

King was pleased with his charge's first attempt under his care and is keen to see Meister Eckhart's revised mark with a view to the two-mile-five-furlong handicap on March 13.

"The plan for the moment is to wait and see what the handicapper does. I don't think he can be too hard on him," said King.

"We will see what he does, but if he's not too severe and all is right with the horse, the Coral Cup would be the plan.

"We were delighted with him. We've not had him all that long but we really like what we have seen of him."

Meister Eckhart is a general 16-1 chance for the Coral Cup.

28 August 2015

Maarek aiming to fire in Bullet
Treble top for Weld and Smullen
Baker tempted by Woodbine for Bill
Memory poised for Haydock chance
Treve clash possible for Queen
Hills to make French Connection
Forgotten horse up for Irish Leger
Bear a necessity in Celebration
Pallasator in Cup mix at Doncaster
Lynam sprinters Flying first class

27 August 2015

Tested passes with flying colours
Tested passes with flying colours
Iffranesia shoots for Bullet glory
Burke plots Reflection Ayr raid
Fascinating entry in Winter Hill
Thumbs-up at Ffos Las
Emotionless bound for Doncaster
Ground key to Rectifier run
Second inspection at Ffos Las
Whip ban for Mulrennan
Tryster in line for September clash
All systems go for Pendleton
Palmer firming up Covert mission
Safety first for Appleby
Stevens to end training career
Cumani content with Postponed work
Storm stars in Leger list
Irish Champion excites Glen camp

26 August 2015

Spear Celebration 'highly unlikely'
Williams ponders Bullet plans
Barron belief in Bing
Salvo seeks solace at lower grade
'Laid-back' Erupt ready for action
Rain pain at Ffos Las
Take Cover back in Flying form
Bookmakers agree possible merger
Big-race targets on Marjurie agenda
Oppenheimer relaxed on Horn options
Bright future forecast for Wizard
Sea charts path to Treve clash
Epsom option for Berkshire
Ranger sights set on Bullet
Irish Leger option for Brave
Point plans up in the air
Ward retains Finnegan faith

25 August 2015

Deauville date for Sumbal
Simenon team mull future plans
Surface switch for Lingfield heats
Brighton gets the go-ahead
Brighton gets the go-ahead
Three and easy for Godolphin
Pendleton poised for Ripon first
Euro chasing Breeders' dream
Acapulco back for more next year
Panther set for racecourse gallop
Maarek fired up for Beverley Bullet
Moyglare beckons for Now Or Never
Letters future excites O'Callaghan
Curragh aim for Goldream
Kodi in Celebration frame

About | Terms | Privacy | Manage Alerts | Manage Account | © 2015