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Friday, October 13, 2006



Newmarket Racecourses’ managing director Lisa Hancock is just one of many thousands of people eagerly looking forward to tomorrow’s Champions’ Day and its £1million card.

Two Group One races, two Group Two races, two Group Three races and the second leg of the autumn handicap double make for a very appetising afternoon’s action.

It is Newmarket’s most valuable day’s racing of the year and everything is set for some terrific entertainment.

Hancock said: “There is a real air of anticipation ahead of tomorrow’s racing. It is such a strong card.

“In its totality it is probably a stronger Champions’ Day card than any of the others in the six years that I have been here.

“We have our fingers crossed that the glorious weather that we’ve enjoyed over the last two days will remain for Champions’ Day.

“There has been a real feel-good factor for the first two days of the meeting and much of that stems from the fantastic weather. I believe it is again forecast to be warm and dry tomorrow.”

She added: “We have had a really exciting year’s racing here at Newmarket and there have been a number of highlights.

“George Washington’s win in the Stan James 2000 Guineas was especially memorable as was Speciosa’s success in the Stan James 1000 Guineas 24 hours later.

“If we can have a similarly big story unfold tomorrow, then it will just cap what has been another great year for us here.”


Trainer Peter Chapple-Hyam is ready to raise Hamoody in grade for what he expects will be the year’s hottest juvenile contest - tomorrow’s Group One Darley Dewhurst Stakes.

The son of Johannesburg is one of a 15-strong field that already includes two previous Group One winners.

Teofilo is almost certain to start the race as a short-priced favourite on the strength of his impressive National Stakes victory in Ireland.

The runner-up in that Curragh race was Holy Roman Emperor, who has subsequently gone on to win the Group One Prix Jean-Luc Lagadere.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained colt will renew acquaintances with Teofilo, while there are string of other proven Group-class performers in what will be a mouth-watering renewal of the seven-furlong event, worth £250,000.

It is easy to agree with the assessment of Chapple-Hyam, who will saddle the unbeaten Hamoody.

The flashy chestnut took a novice event on the July Course at the Ritz Club July Festival before following up with a narrow success in the Group Two Richmond Stakes at Goodwood in August.

Chapple-Hyam reflected: “He could have been beaten at Goodwood - he was beaten, to be honest. Then he just fought back and at the line he was going away again.

“But we have not seen the best of him yet. He has been a little bit immature and that is why we have waited this long to bring him out again.

“His main asset is his turn of foot. We haven’t seen that too much yet, although he showed it to some extent first-time out.”

Previewing the Dewhurst, the locally-based handler added: “I think he is a serious horse but the Dewhurst is a pretty serious race. There are some very good horses in there, as you would expect for a Group One.

“It will probably be the hottest two-year-old race of the season. But he will go into it with an each-way chance.”

The same could be said of Group Two Superlative Stakes winner Halicarnassus and Group Two July Stakes victor Strategic Prince. There are also some very intriguing maiden winnners including course and distance scorer Adagio and Traffic Guard, who has a nursery success to his name, as well.

The other runners in the field are Dubai Builder, Haatef, He’s A Decoy, Mount Parnassus, Naigani, Prime Defender, Rallying Cry, Traffic Guard and Vital Equine.


Sir Michael Stoute will be triple-handed tomorrow as he goes in search of a third Group One Emirates Airlines Champion Stakes triumph.

The locally-based trainer first took the prestigious Group One contest in 1997 with Pilsudski.

Three years later it was the turn of Kalanisi to strike a blow for the master of Freemason Lodge.

For the latest renewal, Stoute can call on Notnowcato, Maraahel and Rob Roy. The first-named appears to represent the handler’s best chance, coming into the £350,000 race off the back of a triumph in the Juddmonte International at York.

Maraahel, a short-head behind his stable companion in the Juddmonte, was third to David Junior in last year’s Emirates Airline Champion Stakes, while Rob Roy has to put up his best performance ever following his third in the Group One Sussex Stakes at Goodwood in August and victory in the Group Two Sandown Mile victory in April.

Champions of the Vodafone Derby will be hoping that Sir Percy can do justice to this year’s Epsom Downs form which has so far worked out well.

The Mark Of Esteem three-year-old colt has not been seen out since taking the Blue Riband in June but is set to start tomorrow’s tremendous 10-furlong race as market leader.

Challenging for favouritism will be Pride, fast finishing when beaten by just a neck by Rail Link in the Group One Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe a fortnight ago.

Alain de Royer-Dupre’s charge deserves maximum respect on the strength of that effort and as long as she has recovered from her Longchamp exertions, must go close, having finished second in last year’s Emirates Airline Champion Stakes.

Hurricane Run didn’t display his best when fourth in the Arc but connections are pitching last year’s winner of that race back into the mix for a tilt at the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes. His trainer Andre Fabre is a two-time winner of the race through Tel Quel (1991) and Dernier Empereur (1994)

Confidential Lady will need to show the level of performance that took her to glory in the Prix de Diane Hermes, the French Classic at Chantilly in June. Her trainer Sir Mark Prescott has also been twice successful in the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes with Alborada (1998 and 1999).

The brilliant eight-strong field is completed by Olympian Odyssey, who will be saddled by Barry Hills, triumphant with Cormorant Wood in 1983 and Haafhd in 2004.


Sir Michael Stoute is anticipating a hot contest in tomorrow’s Emirates Airlines Champion Stakes.

The Freemason Lodge trainer will be represented by three runners in a race that he already landed on two previous occasions.

Sir Michael said: “It is one of the toughest Champion Stakes for years. It is a really high-class race.”

His leading chance would appear to be Notnowcato, who won the Juddmonte International last time out.

Assessing the four-year-old’s chance, Sir Michael said: “He seems in good shape. He will enjoy the ground and always seems to run well on the Rowley Mile Course.”

Maraahel came third in the race 12 months ago and has both a Group Two and a Group Three victory to his name in 2006.

The trainer commented: “We are happy with him and his preparations have gone well.”

The third of his trio is Rob Roy, who will be asked to go over 10 furlongs for the second time in his career. The only other occasion saw him finish second last in the 2005 renewal of the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes.

His handler said: “We are trying him over a mile-and-a-quarter and we’ll see what we learn.”


Michael Prosser, Newmarket’s clerk of the course, said after today’s seventh race that he is leaving the ground as Good to soft.

He said: “We will have another look in the morning and the forecast is for it to be dry overnight with a heavy dew in the morning.

“Today has gone very well and the times suggest that the ground is still good to soft. The times have been very similar to yesterday.

“Another indication of heavy dew at this time of year is that the ground will dry up very slowly.”


totesport reports that Detroit City is their worst loser for tomorrow’s 32-runner totesport Cesarewitch, which this year has prize money of £150,000.

Damian Walker, totesport’s spokesman, said: “Detroit City was a 20-1 chance with us when we started betting on the race on August 31.

“He has been backed at all rates down and we thought that we might have reached a saturation point when we went 5-1 yesterday.

“But they have come in again and he is now 9-2 favourite and is easily our worst loser. He appears to have a good draw in stall 29.

“The good news for punters is that we have been betting to five places on the totesport Cesarewitch since we began betting. We did the same in the totesport Cambridgeshire when Smart Enough was favourite and he came fifth so we are hoping for better luck this time!”
Detroit City is also the horse that has been backed for the totesport Cesarewitch with Stan James.

Philip Hobbs’ charge was originally 20/1 and was yesterday cut to 4-1 (from 9-2).

David Hood, spokesman for William Hill, told attheraces that Detroit City was a “monster gamble”. In the last week, the four-year-old has been backed from 10-1 into

totesport has also seen support for the totescoop 6 to be won tomorrow. They originally went 8-11 that it would be won, evens that it wouldn’t, bu now go 1-2 for it to be won and 6-4 that it won’t.


William Hill bet 6-4 Teofilo, 9-4 Holy Roman Emperor as the latter bids to avenge his one and a quarter length defeat by Teofilo in the Group 1 National Stakes at The Curragh last month.


Vodafone Derby hero Sir Percy is 5-2 favourite for the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes with William Hill. The firm report that he has been nibbled at from 7-2, while French raider Pride, bidding to go one better than her second in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, is 3-1 along with Hurricane Run.


There is a combined £1,064,399 in the win and bonus funds going into the totescoop6 this weekend following another fruitless attempt last Saturday.

Three tickets made it through to the final leg but were left disappointed as Rising Shadow crossed the line first.

With so much up for grabs, turnover is expected to take the win fund past the £850,000 mark and beyond. It would mean that a single winner of both funds would be walking away with £1.5 million.

Races this weekend come from Catterick, Kempton and Newmarket.

Paul Petrie, totepool spokesman, commented: “This is the 5th biggest win fund in the bet’s history so even if a winner does not go on to claim the bonus fund they will still be walking away with a life-changing amount.

“With the 32-runner totesport Cesarewitch included it won't be easy and there is every possibility that this could roll over for another week."

Totesport has priced up whether the bet will be won and although they were originally offering 8/11, that has been cut to 1/2 following support from optimistic punters expecting it to go. Not to be won is 6/4 from Evens.

totescoop6 Legs

Leg 1 2.10 Newmarket

Leg 2 2.50 Newmarket

Leg 3 3.15 Catterick

Leg 4 3.30 Newmarket

Leg 5 3.50 Kempton

Leg 6 4.10 Newmarket

Win Fund - £654,700

Bonus Fund - £409,699

Race One. The Grand Prix White Turf St Moritz E.B.F Maiden Stakes
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Sam Lord broke his maiden tag at the third time of asking with a three-quarters-of-a-length win from Diamond Tycoon.

Trainer John Gosden admitted that he’d got it wrong when bringing the Observatory colt back to six furlongs for his last start after starting him away over seven.

But it was third time lucky for the horse and Gosden as the locally-based handler raised him to a mile that he relished.

The 12-1 shot made all under Jimmy Fortune, outstaying his rivals as they came out of The Dip to power home.

Gosden said: “I’m afraid the trainer was running him over the wrong trip!

“Quite simply, he needed the mile and he got every inch better than the rest of them.

“He is a nice horse over this trip. He has won his maiden, which is great. That will probably be him for the year now.”



Richard Hughes thought the going was “The same as yesterday.”

Richard Hills said “Good,” while Antony Procter thought it was “Better than yesterday.”

Eddie Ahern said the ground was “Sticky.”

Fergus Sweeney said “It’s a little more holding than yesterday.”

Ryan Moore said it was “Not very nice.”

John Egan described the ground after the first race as “Tacky, heavy going.”


Godolphin would obviously have loved Jalil to have made a winning debut but connections were not too disappointed with the Storm Cat colt’s sixth in the Grand Prix White Turf St Moritz EBF Maiden.

The two-year-old was knocked down to Sheikh Mohammed for $9.7 million as a yearling at Keeneland 13 months ago.

Trainer Saeed bin Suroor said: “He needed the race and will improve for it. He has improved each time that he has worked.”

Jockey Frankie Dettori also expects the beaten 4-6 favourite to improve.

“It was a lovely run and he is still a bit weak and a bit green,” he explained. “He is a lovely horse who has got potential and I liked the way that he stayed on up the hill.”



Cheap Street may have only cost 12,000gns but trainer Jonny Portman has now managed to conjure three victories out of the Compton Place colt in his first season.

The handler said: “He has gone in his coat and is not looking his best and you always wonder if they have gone over the top and it’s been quite a long season.

“He didn’t run well at Newbury last time and my assessment is that he just ran a bit flat there.

“I thought that this track would suit and I decided to run rather than go for a nursery at Newbury.

“I considered six furlongs at Newmarket while the rain was here was better than waiting for Newbury when the ground might have dried up.

“He is definitely best with a bit of give and he is a lovely, sweet, honest, straightforward horse and he tries.

“He is finished for the season now and it’s job done. That wasn’t a bad race was it?”

Winning jockey Nicky Mackay agreed with the trainer’s assessment of the contest, saying: “I hope that I keep the ride next year.”

Ralph Beckett, trainer of the fast-finishing runner-up Mystery Ocean, was frustrated to go down by a short-head.

He said: “It’s unfortunate but that’s life. The consolation is that Jonny is one of my closest friends so I am delighted for him.

“That will be it for the season for Mystery Ocean.”

Race Three. The Racing South Africa Houghton Conditions Stakes
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Proponent maintained his unbeaten record as he galloped to a six-length victory in the Racing South Africa Houghton Conditions Stakes.

The two-year-old Peintre Celebre colt, a maiden scorer at Newbury in his debut, was never extended as he routed his three rivals with the minimum of fuss.

Sent off a very warm order as the 2-7 favourite, Steve Drowne had him out in front early and the result never looked in doubt as he stretched away from Minos with Above And Below back in third.

He was cut to 25-1 (from 33s) for the Vodafone Derby by Blue Square, while VCbet introduced him for the Epsom Downs Classic at the same price. Ladbrokes weren’t so impressed and remain 33-1 about Proponent in their Derby market.

Trainer Roger Charlton was happy with the outcome and delighted to get further racecourse experience into his charge.

He said: “It is good to come away, spend overnight at Newmarket and he was very relaxed before the race. You never quite know second time out.

“Apart from not getting a lead when he might have learned a bit more, I was absolutely delighted with him. He quickened away well.

“The first thing Steve said was that he is still not the finished article. He thought he would be better on faster ground.

“We will give him an entry in the 2,000 Guineas but he is basically a mile-and-a-half horse

“We will find out how good he is next year. He is a horse to really look forward to.”



Minos may have been no match for 2-7 favourite Proponent, coming home six lengths adrift, but trainer Richard Hannon still insisted that the Grand Lodge colt would be a nice horse next year.

The handler said: “I am very happy with him and probably the ground was too slow for him.

“The winner was too good and I would say that will be it for the year. He will be a lovely horse next year and he is nice and relaxed and he’ll go further too. I’m happy enough really.”

Third-placed Only Hope was a further length and a quarter away for trainer Ernst Oertel and owner Roberto Favarulo.

Oertel said: “She ran well and I’m over the moon. I’ve only had her a couple of weeks and she ran in a handicap here last month and I thought that she is a nice horse.

“She’s not in this class but you have got to try. John Egan [jockey] said that she ran well and ran her heart out.

“Hopefully, she’ll be out again this year as she’s tough and it will probably be over seven furlongs or a mile on the all-weather at Kempton.”

Favarulo added: “I bought her out of a Wolverhampton seller for six grand.”


Connections will leave it until the last minute to decide if Strategic Prince runs in tomorrow’s Group 1 Darley Dewhurst Stakes here on the NatWest Rowley Mile.

Oliver Cole, assistant to trainer and father Paul Cole, said: “I am not sure if he will run yet - we will walk the course tomorrow morning.”



Frankie Dettori treated racegoers to a flying dismount after he had produced Bygone Days to pounce late by a short-head from Borderlescott in the Group Three Igloos Bentinck Stakes.

Winning trainer Saeed bin Suroor said: “The horse always tries very hard and wants to do his best and Frankie gave him a good ride.

“He was in behind and he showed plenty of speed and a good turn of foot.

“We will see how he comes back from this but he might run again over the same distance though there are no plans.”

Dettori added: “Bygone Days likes soft ground. He has won a good Group Three today. He’s honest and job done.”

Stable companion Great Britain took them along for nearly five furlongs before finishing fourth. His rider Kerrin McEvoy commented: “He’s a typical sprinter and will do well over five or six furlongs. If he learns to settle, he will get home better.”

The Godolphin trainer also had news of Breeders’ Cup plans.

“Librettist and Echo Of Light might run in the Breeders’ Cup Mile. Librettist has come back well from his last race and I think that the US race will suit him. He is fine and worked five furlongs today and he worked very well.”

Bin Suroor also had news of Discreet Cat and Ashkal Way.

He said: “Discreet Cat will go for a mile Group One race - the Cigar Mile at Belmont Park on November 25.

“Ashkal Way will go for a Group One race over a mile the day before in California.

“Both horses are fine and Discreet Cat won last time in New York (Grade Two Jerome Handicap). He is unbeaten - five from five - and he has always won easy and last time succeeded by 10 lengths. We gave him time this summer and he has come back differently.

“He was a little bit skinny in Dubai and we are now looking for a Grade One before he goes back to Dubai. The way that he finishes his races, he has a great chance of winning a Group One.”

Godolphin has four representatives tomorrow here at Newmarket on Champions’ Day.. Byron and Satchem line up in the opening Group Two VC Bet Challenge Stakes, while Pinson and Windsor Knot star in the concluding Unicorn Asset Management Darley Stakes.

The trainer added: “Byron ran very well last time when he was a bit fresh. We are happy with him and he has come back well in good form. He has been working well and is ready to run again and he tries hard.

“Satchem and Byron are both very close to each other class-wise. Satchem is doing well and running well and we are happy with him.

“Pinson was second last time on his first race for a long while and this time he will have a chance to run a better race and we are very hopeful.

“Windsor Knot is in good form and is ready to run. We are looking to see a good run from him.”

Royston Ffrench, rider of the narrowly-beaten runner-up Borderlescott, said: “Coming back from France (a Listed race in Chantilly), the horse has run a great race.”

Race Five. The Special Events handicap
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King’s Caprice made all to land his fourth victory of the year - and his second on the Rowley Mile Course.

The five-year-old gelding fought off the strong challenge of Woodcote Place to prevail by a neck.

Now trainer Jonathan Geake is mulling over taking his charge to the 2007 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

Geake said: “He is a little cracker. If I had 10 of those I would be made.

“He seems to go on any ground. When he won here at the Craven meeting earlier in the year, it was bordering on firm ground.

“But he didn’t mind it as he is such a good moving horse.

“At home, we let him be the boss. He hates being interfered with it and likes being in front.

“We just might consider taking him to Dubai in the New Year - we went to the last World Cup for a recce.

“I think there is possibly half-a-dozen races for him out there. We’ve got to talk to his owner but that could be an option.”


Royston Ffrench was handed a four-day ban by the stewards, who deemed him guilty of a double breach of the Rules.

The stewards issued a two-day suspension for careless riding on board Borderlescott in race four, the Igloos Bentinck Stakes. They also enquired into his use of the whip and ruled that he had used it with excessive frequency, giving him a further two-day ban.

Ffrench has been suspended from October 25-28 (incl).



Woodcote Place tried hard to peg back winner King’s Caprice in the Special Events Handicap but couldn’t quite make up the ground, going down by a valiant neck.

Patrick Chamings, trainer of Woodcote Place, said: “That was a super run and I was thrilled with it.

“He was just not loving the ground and in quicker ground, he might
have done it.

“He’s done jolly well having a couple of runs in a fortnight. The winner had a bit of an advantage with a high draw I would think and our fellow had to make up quite a bit of ground and I have got to be pleased.”



Top Spec landed quite a gamble for local trainer Jeff Pearce when winning the claimer at 13-2.

The winning handler said: “He deserved to win as he has been knocking on the door all season.

“He has become the yard pet and I claimed him off Richard Hannon last year at Leicester for 16 grand.

“He has done everything but win since and he loves stiff tracks - Richard has been very helpful and said don’t run him at other places and we have waited.

“There’s a race at Catterick which we might go for but I don’t know yet as you couldn’t get a more opposite track.

“We might also run once on the all-weather but he’s better on grass. He’ll have a holiday on the stud at some stage for a break.”

Perhaps surprisingly, given the manner of his six-length victory, there were no claims for the winner.

Richard Hannon, trainer of runner-up Incidentally, said to the winning trainer: “I knew that little devil would come back and haunt me!”


The Hon William Vestey secured his first winner when Hazelnut won the concluding Newmarket Challenge Whip.

Lord Vestey, the owner’s father and Cheltenham Racecourse Chairman, said: “She is owned by the Stowell Park Stud that I run with my wife Celia.

“We gave this horse to our eldest son William, who is 23-years-old, to run in his name and that’s his first winner.

“She is out of our wonderful foundation mare Cashew, who has produced some wonderful horses including Macadamia and Pistachio, and has made my wife’s name. This is her eighth winner out of nine foals.

“My flat horses are with James Fanshawe and my jumpers are with my sister-in-law Henrietta Knight.

“I quite often come to Newmarket and I much enjoy it and the weather today is great.

“I have a 30% share in Serenade Rose, trained in Australia by Lee Freedman, who has won four Group 1s. The horse is a four-year-old and second-favourite for the Caulfield Cup and I am off to Australia - my mother is Australian.”

Race Seven. The Taittinger Champagne Handicap
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Locally-based trainer Mick Quinn hit the target in the Taittinger Champagne Handicap with Rain Stops Play delivering a 20-1 triumph.

The four-year-old Desert Prince gelding emerged victorious from a far-side duel with Salinja, scoring by three-quarters of a length.

Quinn said: “He is a star and he loves it here. That is two wins and second for him on this track.

“He has done it the hard way, fighting back and it was some ride Frannie Norton has given him.

“We might go to Nottingham for a conditions race on November 1 or there is another handicap back here on October 28.

“His two owners Paul Montgomery and Brian Morton are both Geordies. So, with the Lincoln being at Newcastle next spring, I’m trying to get the horse in the Lincoln or the ‘sub’ race (the Spring Mile). That would be the plan.”


Michael Prosser, Newmarket’s clerk of the course, reports that the ground remains Good to Soft today with a GoingStick reading of 6.6.

He said: “There was a much heavier dew this morning because it was fairly misty. It is a beautiful autumnal day - dry and sunny and 19 degrees celsius.

“It is forecast to be dry overnight and a little bit overcast tomorrow morning with the sun breaking through in the afternoon and pleasantly warm.

“Today the stalls will be on the far rail on the far side strip of ground. Tomorrow we are using a 20-metre-wide fresh strip of ground on the stands’ side that has not been used since September 19. The stalls will be on the stands’ side rail except for the 2m and 2m 2f races when they will be on the far side rail.

“Yesterday’s racing went well - the ground was a bit dead and loose, but saying that, the times weren’t too bad.”


totesport report money for the Barry Hills-trained Muzher in the Special Events Handicap Stakes (3.45pm). The three-year-old is 12-1 (from 16-1) and according to spokesperson Damian Walker has been backed by the “right people”.

Tomorrow’s totesport Cesarewitch sponsor has also seen support for Cross My Mind, who is 13-2 (from 8), in the Taittinger Champagne Handicap (4.55pm).

Stan James also report Cross My Mind as a plunge horse - he is 13-2 (from 8). The Wantage-based bookmaker has also seen cash for Fajr, who is 12-1 (from 14) and Motaraqeb, now 6-1 (from 7) in the same £18,000 event.

Disco Dan is another market mover with Stan James in the Federation of Bloodstock Agents Nursery (2pm). The Dave Simcock-trained juvenile is 6-1 (from 15-2) to follow up his victory at Brighton 24 days’ ago.

Coral is another bookmaker to have laid Cross My Mind, who is a 13-2 chance (from 7).

The same company has trimmed recent Listed Rous Stakes winner Fantasy Believer into 10-1 (from12) in the Group 3 Igloos Bentinck Stakes (3.10pm).

In the Special Events Handicap Stakes, Coral has cut Desert Chief from 3-1 into 11-4, while Marshman is a 20-1 chance (from 28).


Class 4, £8,000 guaranteed. For 2yo which are EBF eligible, 1m. Weights: colts & geldings 9st 3lb; fillies 8st 12lb. Penalty values: 1st: £5,181.60; 2nd: £1,541.60; 3rd: £770; 4th: £384.80

1) SAM LORD (Anthony Speelman) John Gosden 2-9-03 Jimmy Fortune [8] 12/1
2) DIAMOND TYCOON (Racegoers Club Owners Group) Brian Meehan 2-9-03 Richard Hughes [11] 12/1
3) FORT AMHURST (Gainsborough) Ed Dunlop 2-9-03 Jamie Spencer [13] 40/1
4) NOISY SILENCE (Bill Gredley) Peter Chapple-Hyam 2-9-03 Ryan Moore [5]
5) DANCE OF LIGHT (Gary & Lesley Middlebrook) Sir Michael Stoute 2-8-12 Kerrin McEvoy [2]
6) JALIL (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-03 Frankie Dettori [10] 4/6 Fav
7) MADAAREK (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 2-9-03 Richard Hills [1]
8) MORNING FAREWELL (Bill Gredley) Peter Chapple-Hyam 2-9-03 Eddie Ahern [9]
9) CHUNK 'S CHOICE (C Fox & J Wright) Jeremy Noseda 2-9-03 Darryll Holland [14]
10) RAMBLING LIGHT (George Strawbridge) Andrew Balding 2-9-03 Fergus Sweeney [4]
11) ROCK ANTHEM (Heather Slade) John Dunlop 2-9-03 Kevin Darley [12]
12) GIOVANNI D'ORO (Michael Tabor) Neville Callaghan 2-9-03 John Egan [6]
13) MINT STATE (Matthew Green) David Elsworth 2-9-03 Tony Procter [7]

13 ran Non-Runner: New York Oscar
Time: 1m 43.48s Distances: .75, 1.25, 1, sh, hd, .75, .75, hd, 2, 1.5, 1, hd
Breeder: Wickfield Farm Partnership Breeding: ch c Observatory (USA) - My Mariam (Salse (USA))
Tote Win: £12.90 Places: £3.20; £4.10; £8.60 Exacta: £279.60

Winning Trainer:-Name: Gosden, John Harry Martin Born: Hove, 30/3/51 Date of first trainer’s licence (Britain): 1988 (previously a leading trainer in USA, 1980-1988) Classic Winners: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Vodafone Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), St Leger (1996 Shantou), Wins in a season (1989-2005): 28; 87; 86; 113; 110; 93; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 82; 55; 85; 72; 66; 92 First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 Other major wins include: Challenge Stakes (1993 Catrail), Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina), French 1,000 Guineas (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1995 Presenting), Gran Premio di Milano (1997 Shantou), Grosser Preis Von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), Hungerford Stakes (1994 Pollen Count - dh with Young Ern), Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Lingfield Derby Trial (2004 Percussionist), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Ormonde Stakes (2005 Day Flight), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 1995 Muhtarram, 1997 Shantou), Prix de l’Abbaye (1991Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix de la Salamandre (1995 Lord Of Men), Prix Lupin (1995 Flemensfirth), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory), Royal Lodge Stakes (1996 Benny The Dip, 2002 Al Jadeed, 2005 Leo), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Lennox Stakes (2000 Observatory), European Free Handicap (2001 Clearing) Trains at Manton, Marlborough Wiltshire. Previously at Newmarket Wins in 2006: 48

Winning jockey:-Name: Fortune, James Joseph. Date of birth: 14/6/72 Apprenticeship: With Mike O'Neill. Big wins Include: Ayr Gold Cup (1989 Joveworth, 1996 Coastal Bluff), Gimcrack Stakes (2006 Conquest), July Stakes (2004 Captain Hurricane), Lincoln Handicap (2000 John Ferneley, 2001 Nimello), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream); Racing Post Trophy (1998 Commander Collins); Royal Hunt Cup (2002 Norton), Sun Chariot Stakes (1999 Lady In Waiting), totesport.com Handicap (2006 All Ivory), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1994 For The Present,1996 Coastal Bluff); Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile (2004 Playful Act; 2005 Nannina), Royal Lodge Stakes (2005 Leo), Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes (2006 Court Masterpiece) Wins (1988-2005): 8, 29, 46, 32, 26, 25, 56, 46, 83, 78, 108, 94, 93, 71, 92, 46, 72, 96 Wins in 2006: 68


Class 4, £8,000 guaranteed. For 2yo rated 0-95, 6f. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after September 30, a winner 7lb. Penalty values: 1st: £5,181.60; 2nd: £1,541.60; 3rd: £770; 4th: £384.80

1) CHEAP STREET (A S B Portman) Jonny Portman 2-9-02 Nicky Mackay [13] 17/2
2) MYSTERY OCEAN (Turf Club 2004) Ralph Beckett 2-8-12 Nelson de Souza [7] 25/1
3) RETALIATE (M J Quinn) Mick Quinn 2-8-05 Frannie Norton [10] 25/1
4) ADAPTATION (J Shack) Mark Johnston 2-9-06 Kevin Darley [6]
5) DISCO DAN (David Cohen) David Simcock 2-9-00 Ryan Moore [12] 5/1 Fav
6) MASSENZIO (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 2-8-05 David Kinsella [5]
7) FARES (Mohammed Rashid) Clive Brittain 2-8-00 Hayley Turner [9]
8) OKIKOKI (Mike Caddy) William Muir 2-8-12 Kerrin McEvoy [3]
9) AVA'S WORLD (Atlantic Racing Limited) M Johnston 2-8-12 Greg Fairley (3) [4]
10) EDE'S DOT COM (Tony Smith) William Knight 2-9-00 Paul Doe [2]
11) REEBAL (Nizar Anwar) Brian Meehan b2-9-07 Frankie Dettori [1]
12) JUST DUST (Matthew Green) David Elsworth 2-9-00 Marc Halford (3) [11]

12 ran Non-Runner: Roodolph (Withdrawn)
Time: 1m 14.73s Distances: sh, 1.75, .75, .5, .5, .75, nk, 3.5, nk, .75, 1.5
Breeder: Catridge Farm Stud Ltd Breeding: ch c Compton Place - Anneliina (Cadeaux Genereux)
Tote Win: £8.50 Places: £2.80; £5.80; £5.90 Exacta: £279.00

Winning trainer:-Name: Portman, Jonathan G Based: Compton, Berkshire Born: June 18, 1965 Background: rode five winners under Rules as an amateur. Assistant to Luca Cumani. Dual purpose trainer. Date of first trainer’s licence: 1998 Big Race Wins: DBS St Leger Yearling Stakes (2006 Cheap Street), Tattersalls (Ireland) EBF Mares’ Chase Final (2004 Annie Byers) Number of Flat Wins (2001-2005): 11; 3; 5; 6; 5 Flat Wins in 2006: 14

Winning jockey:-Name: Mackay, Nicky Wins in 2002-05: 13; 36; 52; 34 Background: Son of jockey Allan Mackay and grandson of former jockey Eric Eldin. Apprenticed to Luca Cumani in Newmarket Big race wins: Courage Best Stakes (2003 Navado), Old Newton Cup (2005 Zeitgeist), Spring Cup (2006 Forgery), King George V Stakes (2004 Admiral) Wins In 2006: 55


Class 2, £13,000 guaranteed. For 2yo which have not won a Class 1 or 2 race, 1m. Weights: colts & geldings 8st 12lb; fillies 8st 7lb. Penalties: for each Class 5 race won 3lb; for each Class 4 race won 5lb; for each Class 3 race 7lb; penalties cumulative and maximum penalty 10lb. Penalty values: 1st: £8,101.60; 2nd: £2,425.80; 3rd: £1,212.90; 4th: £607.10

1) PROPONENT (Bjorn Nielsen) Roger Charlton 2-9-03 Steve Drowne [4] 2/7 Fav
2) MINOS (Michael Pescod) Richard Hannon 2-9-03 Richard Hughes [3] 3/1
3) ONLY HOPE (Roberto Favarulo) Ernst Oertel v2-8-07 John Egan [2]
4) ABOVE AND BELOW (J G Dooley) Mick Quinn 2-8-07 Frannie Norton [1]

4 ran
Time: 1m 41.82s Distances: 6, 1.25, 13
Breeder: Fortbarrington Stud
Breeding: b c Peintre Celebre (USA) - Pont Audemer (USA) (Chief’s Crown (USA))
Tote Win: £1.30 Exacta: £1.30

Winning trainer:-Name Charlton, Roger John Born: Con’s Quay, Flintshire, 18/1/50 First winner: Deploy (Haydock, April 14, 1990) Date of first licence:1990 Trains at Beckhampton, Marlborough, Wiltshire Previous Occupation: Amateur rider (three wins including 1969 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase on Pride Of Kentucky), worked for Colin Davies, stockbroker, 1975-77 ran equine swimming pool in Lambourn, 1978-89 assistant to Jeremy Tree Classic win: (1) Vodafone Derby (1990 Quest For Fame) Other major wins include: Cambridgeshire (2005 Blue Monday), Criterion Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Dante Stakes (1990 Sanglamore), French Derby (1990 Sanglamore), Greenham Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Hungerford Stakes (1993 Inchinor), John Porter Stakes (1996 Spout), Lancashire Oaks (1996 Spout), Lingfield Derby Trial (1996 Mystic Knight), Palace House Stakes (2005 Avonbridge), Prix de l’Opera (1994 Andromaque), Prix d’Ispahan (1991 Sanglamore), Prix de l’Abbaye (2003 Patavellian, 2005 Avonbridge), Rockfel Stakes (2002 Luvah Girl), Sandown Mile (1997 Wixim), Scottish Classic (1995 Baron Ferdinand), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1998 Tamarisk), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1999 Harmonic Way, 2003 Patavellian) Wins in a season (1990-2005): 37; 26; 43; 47; 48; 42; 52; 40; 22; 30; 34; 33; 56; 57; 36; 43 Number of horses in training (1990-2006): 73; 73; 70; 79; 93; 109; 104; 110; 96; 70; 75; 84; 76; 91; 105; 97; 100 Wins in 2006: 33

Winning jockey:-Name: Drowne, Steven Born: December 10, 1971 Based at Hungerford, Berkshire. Previously tutored at the British Racing School, a short period with Chuck Spares, and two years apiece with Richard Holder and Ron Hodges. Riding Weight: 8st 2lb First Winner: Sigwell’s Gold, Chepstow September 15, 1990 Race Wins Include: Cambridgeshire (2005, Blue Monday), Cheveley Park Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Coventry Stakes (CD Europe 2000); Darley Stakes (2004 Autumn Glory), Dubai Duty Free Stakes (registered as the Fred Darling Stakes) (Queen’s Logic 2002), Golden Jubilee Stakes (Harmonic Way 2001); Lowther Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Maurice Lacroix-Trophy (2002 Checkit); Mill Reef Stakes (2002 Zafeen); Moyglare Stud Stakes (2002 Mail The Desert (first win in Ireland); Palace House Stakes (2005 Avonbridge); Prix de l’Abbaye (2003 Patavellian, 2005 Avonbridge); Queen Mary Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); William Hill Trophy (2006 Prince Tamino); Zetland Gold Cup (2005 Blue Monday) Winners (1995 to 2005): 25; 43; 57; 25; 36; 36; 80; 104; 108; 99; 90 Wins in 2006: 65


Class 1, Group Three, £50,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, 6f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 1; fillies 8st 12lb. Penalties: in 2006, a winner of a Group Three race 4lb; of a Group Two race 6lb; of a Group One race 8lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 1lb. Penalty values: 1st: £28,390; 2nd: £10,760; 3rd: £5,385; 4th: £2,685; 5th: £1,345; 6th: £675

1) BYGONE DAYS (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 5-9-01 Frankie Dettori [6] 7/2 Fav
2) BORDERLESCOTT (Border Rail & Planet Limited) Robin Bastiman 4-9-01 Royston Ffrench [12] 7/1
3) TAX FREE (Ian Hewitson) David Nicholls 4-9-01 Adrian Nicholls [11] 13/2
4) GREAT BRITAIN (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 4-9-01 Kerrin McEvoy [10]
5) FAYR JAG (Jonathan Gill) Tim Easterby 7-9-05 David Allan [14]
6) PRESTO SHINKO (Major Tony Everett) Richard Hannon 5-9-05 Richard Hughes [13]
7) FULLANDBY (Miss M Greenwood) Tim Etherington 4-9-01 Paul Mulrennan [15]
8) FANTASY BELIEVER (The Fantasy Fellowship B) John Quinn 8-9-01 John Quinn [16]
9) BUSTIN JUSTIN (Zayat Stables Ltd) Jeremy Noseda 3-9-00 Darryll Holland [8]
10) BALTIC KING (Thurloe Thoroughbreds VIII) Hughie Mor ison t6-9-01 Jimmy Fortune [1]
11) TAWAASSOL (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Sir Michael Stoute t3-9-00 Richard Hills [2]
12) ASHDOWN EXPRESS (John Jackson) Chris Wall 7-9-01 Steve Drowne [4]
13) EISTEDDFOD (Elite Racing Club) Paul Cole 5-9-01 Ryan Moore [3]
14) QUITO (Michael Hill) David Chapman b9-9-01 Tony Culhane [5]

14 ran Non-Runner: Yomalo (Ground), Kodiac (Ground)
Time: 1m 12.89s Distances: sh, .75, 1, 1, .75, .75, 1.25, 3.5, .5, 2, 1.25, 1, 1
Breeder: J A E Hobby Breeding: ch g Desert King (IRE) - May Light (Midyan (USA))
Tote Win: £4.20 Places: £1.80; £3.40; £2.80 Exacta: £35.80

Winning trainer:-Name: bin Suroor, Saeed Trains at Newmarket for Godolphin, the racing entity of Sheikh Mohammed, whose horses winter in Dubai and race worldwide. First Winner In England: Classic Cliche (Dante Stakes, May 17, 1995, York) British Classic wins: (11) Stan James 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Stan James 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia), Vodafone Oaks (1995 Moonshell; 2002 Kazzia); Vodafone Derby (1995 Lammtarra); Ladbrokes St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche; 1998 Nedawi; 1999 Mutafaweq; 2004 Rule Of Law) Other major wins include: Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche; 1998 Kayf Tara, 2000 Kayf Tara, 2004 Papineau), Eclipse (1995,1996 Halling; 1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), Juddmonte International Stakes (1995 & 1996 Halling, 2001 Sakhee, 2004 Sulamani), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra; 1997 & 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross, 1999 Fly To The Stars, 2000 Aljabr), Nunthorpe Stakes (1995 So Factual), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Faithful Son, 2000 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1996 Mark Of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Summoner), Queen Anne Stakes (2003 Dubai Destination), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat), Sussex Stakes (1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2001 Fantastic Light), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq) Canada: Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq, 2004 Sulamani) France: Prix du Jockey Club (2005 Shamardal), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori; 2000 Bachir; 2001 Noverre, 2005 Shamardal), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard); Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist) Germany: Deutschlandpreis (2000 Mutafaweq, 2002 Marienbard), Grosser Bugatti Preis von Baden (2002 Marienbard, 2003 Mamool), Grosser Dallmayr Preis (2001 Kutub), Rheinland-Pokal der Sparkasse Koln Bonn (2006 Cherry Mix), Preis Von Europa (2001 Kutub, 2003 Mamool) Hong Kong: Hong Kong Cup (2000 Fantastic Light), Hong Kong Mile (2004 Firebreak) Ireland: Irish St Leger (1998 & 1999 Kayf Tara), Irish Champion Stakes (1994 Cezanne; 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi) Italy: Derby Italiano (1998 Central Park, 1999 Mukhalif), Gran Premio di Milano (2003 Leadership), Gran Premio Del Jockey Club (2001 Kutub, 2005 Cherry Mix), Premio Vittorio Di Capua (2001 and 2002 Slickly, 2004 Ancient World) Japan: Yasuda Kinen (1995 Heart Lake, Keio Hai Spring Cup (1996 Heart Lake), Singapore: Singapore Airlines International Cup (2002 Grandera) UAE: Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2002 Street Cry, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist), Dubai Sheema Classic (2003 Sulamani) United States: American Oaks (2002 Jilbab), Arlington Million (2003 Sulamani), Beldame Stakes (2002 Imperial Gesture), Beverley D Stakes (2004 Crimson Palace), Breeders Cup Turf (1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light), Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (2002 Kazzia), Gazelle Handicap (2002 Imperial Gesture), Man O’ War Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2000 Fantastic Light), Ruffian Handicap (2005 Stellar Jayne), San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (1995 Red Bishop), Stephen Foster Handicap (2002 Street Cry), Turf Classic Invitational (2003 Sulamani) Wins in a season in Britain (1995-2005): 14: 48: 41: 38: 41: 22: 24: 21: 23: 115: 78 Wins in 2006: 59 Other details: Champion trainer 1996;1999, 2004. Completed full set of classic wins following Cape Verdi’s victory in the 1998 1000 Guineas.

Winning jockey:-Name: Dettori, Lanfranco.Born: 15/12/70 in Milan, Italy First winner: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986), First British winner: Lizzy Hare (Goodwood June 9, 1987) First Success: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986) Classic wins; (11) Vodafone Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell, 2002 Kazzia); St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche, 1996 Shantou, 2005 Scorpion), 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia) Other major wins include: Ascot Gold Cup (1992, 1993 Drum Taps, 1998 Kayf Tara), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Breeders’ Cup Turf (1999 Daylami), Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq), Cheveley Park Stakes (2000 Regal Rose, 2003 Carry On Katie), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), Deutsches Derby (1991 Temporal), GNER Doncaster Cup (2006 Sergeant Cecil), Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist), Fillies’ Mile (1990 Shamshir, 1999 Teggiano, 2000 Crystal Music), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2005 Alkaased), Grosser Preis Von Baden (2002 Marienbard), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Haydock Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat); Irish Champion Stakes (1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera); Irish Oaks (2001 Lailani, 2003 Vintage Tipple), Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi), Irish St Leger (1999 Kayf Tara); Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 2002 Falbrav, 2005 Alkaased); Juddmonte International (1996 Halling, 1997 Singspiel, 2001 Sakhee), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra, 1998 Swain,1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (2000 Aljabr), Middle Park Stakes (1996 Bahamian Bounty, 1998 Lujain, 2006 Dutch Art), Nunthorpe Stakes (1993 Lochsong, 1995 So Factual, 1998 Lochangel), Prix de l’Abbaye (1993, 1994 Lochsong, 2004 Var), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori, 2000 Bachir, 2005 Shamardal), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist), Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr); Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat); Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential, 1997 Starborough, 1998 Almutawakel), Prix du Cadran (2006 Sergeant Cecil), Prix du Jockey-Club (1992 Polytain, 2005 Shamardal), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard), Prix du Moulin (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction; 1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium), St James’s Palace Stakes (1997 Starborough), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set, 1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre); Vodafone Coronation Cup (1996 Swain, 1997 Singspiel, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq), Yorkshire Oaks (1994 Only Royale), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2001 Lailani, 2006 Ouija Board) Wins 1987-2005: 8, 22, 75^, 141, 94, 101, 149, 233*, 216*, 123, 176, 132, 132, 47, 94, 69, 101, 195*, 87 ^Champion apprentice *Champion jockey Wins in 2006: 124


Class 2, £18,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ rated 0-100, 7f. Weights: highest weight 9sgt 6lb; minimum weight 8st 6lb (3yo 8st 4lb). Penalties: after September 30, a winner 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 2lb. Penalty values: 1st: £11,217.60; 2nd: £3,358.80; 3rd: £1,679.40; 4th: £840.60; 5th: £419.40; 6th: £210.60

1) KING'S CAPRICE (Bridget Swire) Jonathan Geake t5-9-01 Travis Block (5) [14] 12/1
2) WOODCOTE PLACE (Ed Kessly) Patrick Chamings 3-8-05 John Egan [5] 20/1
3) MUZHER (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Barry Hills 3-8-07 Richard Hills [11] 12/1
4) ARM CANDY (J Charrington & Partners) James Toller 3-8-07 Kevin Darley [3] 33/1
5) ARMINIUS (Michael Pescod) Richard Hannon 3-9-01 Richard Hughes [1]
6) SIGNOR PELTR (First Of Many Partnership) Henry Candy 3-8-06 Fergus Sweeney [15]
7) KENMORE (Alfi & Partners) David Nicholls 4-8-08 Eddie Ahern [8]
8) DESERT CHIEF (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 4-8-13 Frankie Dettori [13] 5/2 Fav
9) NAMID REPROBATE (Richard Aston Associates) Paul Cole 3-8-04 Nelson de Souza [6]
10) TRAFALGAR BAY (M Nicholson, G Doran, A Wilson) Sylvester Kirk 2-8-11 Jamie Spencer [9]
11) MARSHMAN (J H Ellis) Mark Tompkins 7-8-03 Saleem Golam (3) [18]
12) SOUTH CAPE (Heart Of The South Racing) Mick Channon 3-8-09 Tony Culhane [7]
13) MINORITY REPORT (G Shiel) Luca Cumani 6-9-02 Nicky Mackay [12]
14) PHLUKE (Mrs R F Johnson Houghton) Fulke Johnson Houghton 5-8-07 Steve Carson [16]
15) WAVERTREE WARRIOR (Wavertree Racing Partnership C) Nick Littmoden 4-8-10 Jimmy Fortune [17]
16) VISIONIST (Pat Eddery Racing (Alvaro)) Pat Eddery 4-9-06 Darryll Holland [10]
17) GLENBUCK (Middleham Park Racing XIii) Alan Bailey 3-8-05 Frannie Norton [4]
18) STEEL BLUE (Country Lane Partnership) Richard Whitaker 6-8-06 Hayley Turner [19]
19) GRIZEDALE (Canisbay Bloodstock) John Akehurst t7-8-06 Jimmy Quinn [2]

19 ran
Time: 1m 27.14s Distances: nk, 1.25, 1.5, .5, nk, nk, sh, hd, 1.25, .75, .5, .5, .5, 1.25, 6, .75, 2.5, 4
Breeder: Bridget Swire Breeding: ch g Pursuit Of Love - Palace Street (USA) (Secreto (USA))
Tote Win: £17.20 Places: £3.30; £3.40; £3.10; £5.60 Exacta: £481.00

Winning Trainer:-Name: Jonathan Geake Born: 15/11/61 Based: Kimpton Down Stables, Hampshire Background: Dual-purpose trainer - took over licence from his Father-in-law Toby Balding who he first worked for in 1987 Date of first trainer’s licence: November 5, 2004 Big Race Wins: Henry Gee Fillies’ Stakes (2006 Ripples Maid) First Winner: Latimer’s Place, Daily Mail Novices’ Chase, Folkestone, November,15, 2004 First Flat Winner: Dickie Deadeye, Stan James Telebetting Handicap, Newbury, April 16, 2005.Horses in training (2006): 80 Wins on the flat in 2005: 6 Wins In 2006: 12

Winning jockey:- Name: Block, Travis Born: South Africa Background: began his riding career with Ian Balding at Kingsclere before joining Hughie Morrison First Winner: Tarawan, March 27, 2003 at Leicester Winners 2003-2005: 15, 3, 20 Wins in 2006: 16


Class 4, £8,500 guaranteed. For 3-5yo, each claimable at their advertised claiming price, 1m 4f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 9st 7lb; fillies 9st 2lb; 4yo & 5yo colts & geldings 10st; fillies 9st 9lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 7lb. Allowances: for each £2,000 below the maximum advertised claiming price of £50,000 1lb. Minimum claiming price: £1,600 Penalty values: 1st: £5,505.45; 2nd: £1,637.95; 3rd: £818.55; 4th: £408.85

1) TOP SPEC (G Whorton) Jeff Pearce 5-8-12 Jimmy Quinn [2] 13/2
2) INCIDENTALLY (A J Illsley & K T Ivory) Richard Hannon 3-9-02 Ryan Moore [8] 3/1 Jt Fav
3) CHRONOMATIC (Clare Hollest) Mark Tompkins 3-8-08 Saleem Golam (3) [4]
4) PENRYN (Bill & Shirley Robins) David Elsworth 3-9-07 Tony Procter [1]
5) VILLA SONATA (Julian Richmond-Watson) James Fanshawe 3-8-08 Jamie Spencer [7]
6) WELL ESTABLISHED (A D Spence) Michael Jarvis 4-9-09 Philip Robinson [6] 3/1 Jt Fav
7) DIK DIK (K B Bailey) Conrad Allen v3-8-06 Kevin Darley [5]

7 ran Non-Runner: Newnham (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 2m 37.33s
Distances: 6, hd, 5, 2.5, 13, 10
Breeder: Jacqueline Donnelly
Breeding: b g Spectrum (IRE) - Pearl Marine (IRE) (Bluebird (USA))
Tote Win: £8.00 Places: £3.20; £2.00 Exacta: £24.60

Winning trainer:-Name: Pearce, Jeff Date of birth:23/9/47 Based: Wroughton House, Newmarket Date of first licence:1986 Date of second licence: February, 2004 Previous occupation: Professional National Hunt jockey 1966-82, Assistant to Frankie Durr 1963-7 Other Information: Licence taken on by his wife Lydia for 2001, 2002 and 2003 seasons after he was sentenced to four years in prison for careless driving - released early First Winner On Return: Polar Haze, Southwell, February 3, 2004 Wins in a season (1987-2001): 3: 3: 5: 13: 11: 21: 14: 29: 22: 23: 25: 43: 30: 31: 3 Horses in training (1988-2001):19: 27: 32: 26 : 33: 23: 32: 41: 41: 48: 44: 48: 48: 54: Horses in training (2005-2006): 20; 33 Wins in a Season (2004-2005): 12; 24 Wins in 2006: 23

Winning jockey:-Name: Quinn, James Anthony. Date of birth: May 20, 1967 Apprenticeship: Apprentice school in Ireland. Served with John Oxx for a year, and Pat Rohan between 1984-87 First winner: Tarleton (Ayr, March 25, 1984) Major wins include: Dee Stakes (2004 African Dream), Lincoln Handicap (1992 High Low), Ladbrokes Portland Handicap (2006 Fantasy Believer), Tote International (2003 New Seeker) Wins (1987-2005): 14, 23, 19, 31, 32, 48, 73, 43, 56, 73, 61, 58, 77, 35, 31, 101, 49, 72, 80 Wins in 2006: 56


Class 2, £18,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, rated 0-100. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 8st 7lb (3yo 8st 4lb). Penalties: after September 30, a winner 6lb. Weight for age: 3 from 4yo+ 3lb. Penalty values: 1st: £11,217.60; 2nd: £3,358.80; 3rd: £1,679.40; 4th: £840.60; 5th: £419.40; 6th: £210.60

1) RAIN STOPS PLAY (Paul Montgomery & Brian Morton) Mick Quinn 4-8-07 Frannie Norton [21] 20/1
2) SALINJA (Priscilla Graham) Amanda Perrett b1 4-9-01 Jimmy Fortune [22] 18/1
3) PRIVATE BUSINESS (Khalid Abdulla) Barry Hills 3-9-03 Richard Hughes [14] 20/1
4) HARVEST QUEEN (Bakwell Bloodstock Ltd) Peter Makin 3-8-11 Eddie Ahern [3] 25/1
5) SEULEMENT (Mike Charlton & R Thompson) Luca Cumani 4-8-12 Nicky Mackay [20]
6) JOSEPH HENRY (John Brown & Megan Dennis) Mark Johnston 4-8-07 Kevin Darley [1]
7) CACTUS KING (Anthony Oppenheimer) John Gosden 3-8-04 David Kinsella [10]
8) MOTARAQEB (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-04 Richard Hills [9]
9) CROSS MY MIND (Dynamic Duo) Tom Keddy 4-8-07 Kerrin McEvoy [4] 11/2 Fav
10) COUNT TREVISIO (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 3-8-13 Frankie Dettori [2]
11) NANTON (Themackemracers) Noel Wilson 4-8-08 Jimmy Quinn [12]
12) BUSTAN (Mrs J Morley) Giles Bravery 7-9-01 Philip Robinson [19]
13) ACE OF HEARTS (Lady Stuttaford & the late W G Bovill) Chris Wall 7-9-07 Steve Drowne [11]
14) QUEEN OF FIRE (Lordship Stud) David Elsworth 3-8-04 John Egan [8]
15) PLUM PUDDING (Hyde Sporting Promotions) Richard Hannon 3-9-02 Ryan Moore [16]
16) JOHNNY JUMPUP (Alan & Christine Briars) Ralph Beckett 4-9-00 Nelson de Souza [5]
17) GRIMES FAITH (J K Grimesw) Richard Hannon 3-8-01 Stephane Breux (3) [18]
18) AUDIENCE (Canisbay Bloodstock) John Akehurst p6-8-13 Paul Doe [17]
19) ST PETERSBURG (Inside Track One) Mark Tompkins 6-9-03 Saleem Golam (3) [13]
20) SILVER DIP (Burton Agnes Bloodstock) Barry Hills 3-8-04 Royston Ffrench [15]

20 ran Non-Runner: Fajr (Ground), Loyal Royal (Ground)
Time: 1m 40.26s Distances: .75, 1, sh, .5, nk, .5, 1.5, sh, nk, nk, hd, hd, 1, nk, nk, 4, 5, sh, 2.5
Breeder: Lucayan Stud Ltd Breeding: b g Desert Prince (IRE) - Pinta (IRE) (Ahonoora)
Tote Win: £24.20 Places: £3.50; £6.10; £5.00; £6.10 Exacta: £473.00

Winning Trainer:-Name: Quinn, Mick Born: May 2, 1962 Based: Trillium Place Stables, Newmarket Background: Former professional footballer who achieved cult status as a centre-forward with Portsmouth and Newcastle United before a spell with Coventry City. Assisted another former footballer, Mick Channon, before taking out a full licence. Appeared on the TV show Celebrity Fit Club. Number of Wins (2001-2006): 5; -; 4; 11; 15 Wins in 2006: 14

Winning jockey:-Name: Norton, Francis Born: July 28, 1970 Big Race Wins Include: Ebor Handicap (1991 Deposki), Cambridgeshire (1999 She’s Our Mare), Britannia Stakes (2000 El Gran Papa, 2001 Analyser), Calsberg Stand Cup (2006 Foxhaven), Coral Sprint Trophy (2006 Rising Shadow), Firth Of Clyde Stakes (2006 Princess Iris) Wins (1991-2005): 37, 37, 24, 11, 23, 17, 22, 40, 47, 77, 82, 39, 68, 62, 70 Wins in 2006: 69


Class 6. For 3yo+ which are at least 50% the property of and which run in the colours of Members of the Jockey Club rooms or their registered stud companies and which are rated 0-85. Weights: highest weight 4yo 9st 7lb; 3yo 9st 2lb. Minimum weight 7st 12lb. Weight for age: 3 from 4yo+ 5lb.

1) HAZELNUT (The Hon William Vestey) James Fanshawe 3-8-00 Jimmy Quinn [3] 2/1
2) BUSTER HYVONEN (Simon Gibson) James Fanshawe 4-9-07 Jamie Spencer [5] 10/11 Fav
3) KYLKENNY (Lord Margadale) Hughie Morrison t11-8-09 Steve Drowne [2]

3 ran Non-Runners: Smooth Jazz (Vet’s Certificate), Majestic Halo (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 2m 09.97s Distances: 2, 2
Breeder: Stowell Park Stud Breeding: b f Selkirk (USA) - Cashew (Sharood)
Tote Win: £2.70 Exacta: £4.00

Winning trainer:-Name: Fanshawe, James Robert Date of birth:6/8/62. Date of first licence:1990 First winner: Black Sapphire, Salisbury, May 8, 1990 Previous Occupation: Assistant to Michael Stoute and David Nicholson. Wins in a season (1990-2005): 18; 22; 28; 34; 24; 29; 22; 23; 52; 46; 40; 38; 58; 46; 44; 43 Number of horses in training (1990-2006): 32; 51; 78; 71; 82; 76; 62; 59; 58; 65; 98; 87; 84; 110; 106; 105; 103 Major wins include: Eclipse Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Dante Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Prix Kergorlay (1998 Arctic Owl), Jockey Club Stakes (1998 Arctic Owl), Prix du Cadran (1998 Invermark), Bonusprint Stakes (1999 Arctic Owl), Irish St Leger (2000 Arctic Owl), Fillies’ Mile (2002 Soviet Song), Royal Hunt Cup (2003 Macadamia), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia, 2004 & 2005 Soviet Song), Darley July Cup (2004 Frizzante), Sussex Stakes (2004 Soviet Song) Trains at Pegasus Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Other details: National Hunt successes include Champion Hurdle (1992 Royal Gait and 2002 Hors La Loi III) Wins in 2006: 43

Winning jockey:-Name: Quinn, James Anthony. Date of birth: May 20, 1967 Apprenticeship: Apprentice school in Ireland. Served with John Oxx for a year, and Pat Rohan between 1984-87 First winner: Tarleton (Ayr, March 25, 1984) Major wins include: Dee Stakes (2004 African Dream), Lincoln Handicap (1992 High Low), Ladbrokes Portland Handicap (2006 Fantasy Believer), Tote International (2003 New Seeker) Wins (1987-2005): 14, 23, 19, 31, 32, 48, 73, 43, 56, 73, 61, 58, 77, 35, 31, 101, 49, 72, 80 Wins in 2006: 57

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