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Wednesday, July 2, 2008


A top-class entry of 46 - up six from last year - has been received for the final Classic of the season, the £500,000 Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday, September 13.

Run over an extended mile and six furlongs, the Ladbrokes St Leger is one of the only major races to have eluded multiple champion trainer Sir Michael Stoute, who has saddled the runner-up five times, and in a bid to finally land the world’s oldest Classic, the Freemason Lodge handler has engaged seven runners in the race.

His contingent is topped by the Ballymacoll Stud home-bred trio of Vodafone Derby runner-up Tartan Bearer (5/1 with Ladbrokes), Group Three Queen’s Vase runaway winner Patkai (4/1 favourite) and unlucky Group Two King Edward VII runner-up Conduit (7/1), whom are all under consideration for the race.

The first-named was promoted to third in last weekend’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby after suffering interference inside the final furlong, while Conduit could meet his Ascot conqueror, Campanologist (14/1), who is the sole representative from the Maktoum family’s Godolphin operation.

“The Great Voltigeur is traditionally a good trial for the Ladbrokes St Leger and both Patkai and Conduit have been entered for that race as well, so we’ll probably make a decision about them after it,” explained Peter Reynolds, manager of Ballymacoll Stud.

“Tartan Bearer has arrived home but I haven’t spoken to his trainer about how he is. I would imagine that it will take him a while to get over the race - his brother Golan was a bit the same in that he needed plenty of time between races. It will probably be a while before you see Tartan Bearer out.”

The £140,000 Group Two Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes, one of the premier trials for the Ladbrokes St Leger, takes place at York on Tuesday, August 19.

Stoute is also responsible for Doctor Fremantle (14/1), winner of the Group Three Chester Vase before taking fourth in the Vodafone Derby, Dr Faustus (33/1), Warringah (33/1) and Kensington Oval (33/1).

Trainer Ralph Beckett confirmed that his Juddmonte Oaks heroine Look Here (7/1) is on target in her bid to become the first filly since User Friendly in 1992 to win the Ladbrokes St Leger. Her next outing is likely to be in the Group One Yorkshire Oaks on August 21 and, all being well, she will then travel to Doncaster.

“Look Here is very well. She’s doing her own thing quietly at the moment and we’re aiming for the Yorkshire Oaks and we’ll see how it pans out after that. The York race comes first, obviously, and three and a bit weeks later, if she’s alright, she’ll run,” said Beckett today.

“If the ground comes up quick at York, we’ll probably wait. It’s ground dependent really, but I’d like to send her to Doncaster if we could, but we’ve got to do what’s best for her.

“She’s absolutely fine after Epsom. The form has worked out great. We set out an autumn campaign after Epsom and we look like sticking to it.

“The timing of the Oaks seems to indicate that we should be taking on the colts. The subsequent form also indicates that we should be taking them on, so it wouldn’t worry me in the slightest. Whether she’s good enough to beat them is another thing entirely, but I don’t think we should be afraid to run against them.”

Top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien, who has three wins in the Classic to his credit already, has the largest number of entries with 18 engaged from his Ballydoyle base including three fillies.

His trio of fillies is headed by Juddmonte Oaks runner-up Moonstone (25/1), who could re-oppose Look Here, while Group Three winner Adored (50/1) and Group Two Queen’s Vase fourth Tiffany Diamond (66/1) are also entered.

Meanwhile O’Brien has also entered last weekend’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby winner Frozen Fire (6/1), while the controversial fourth-placed Alessandro Volta (10/1) has also been entered along with sixth home Bashkirov (50/1), 10th Hindu Kush (66/1) and 11th Washington Irving (20/1), who was fifth in the Vodafone Derby at Epsom.

Michael Bell has given Allied Powers (40/1), who lowered the colours of Patkai at Chester on May 7 before completing a hat-trick of wins at Newbury nine days later, an entry in the Classic.

Other notable entries include the Roger Charlton-trained Oaks fourth Clowance (50/1), while Jeremy Noseda, successful in 2006 with Sixties Icon, has entered Windsor maiden winner Checklow (33/1) and Richard Hannon has engaged Italian Group One winner Scintillo (50/1).

Along with O’Brien’s 18 entries, two more have been received from Ireland, namely the Tommy Stack-trained unraced daughter of High Chaparral Unsung Heroine (100/1) and the Dermot Weld-trained Irish Derby seventh Winchester (50/1).

After the forfeit stage on Tuesday, August 26, supplementary entries can be made at a cost of £45,000 at the five-day confirmation stage on Monday, September 8.

The Ladbrokes St Leger is this year sponsored for a fourth time by the world’s biggest bookmaker. Since 2005, prize money has increased by 25 per cent and this year’s renewal is worth £500,000.

The Ladbrokes St Leger Festival runs from Wednesday, September 10, to Saturday, September 13, and consists of four days of fantastic racing with total prize money of over £1.8 million, featuring six Group Two contests, the Weatherbys Insurance £300,000 St Leger 2-Y-O Stakes and the hugely competitive Ladbrokes Portland Handicap.

Ladbrokes betting

40/1 PLAN (USA)


Class 1, Group 1, £500,000 Total Prize Fund. Doncaster, Saturday, September 13. For 3yo only, entire colts and fillies. One mile, six furlongs & 132 yards. Weights: colts 9st; fillies 8st 11lb. Entries closed July 1, entries revealed July 2 (46 entries). Forfeit stage August 26, six-day confirmation & £45,000 supplementary entry stage Monday, September 8, final declaration stage 10.00am, Thursday, September 11. Form figures supplied by Weatherbys and are correct up to and including the racing of Monday, June 30, 2008.

Form Horse Owner Trainer
5-0110 ADORED (IRE) Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith Aidan O'Brien IRE
31-4164 ALESSANDRO VOLTA Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
(3)(6)3111 ALLIED POWERS (IRE) David Fish and Edward Ware Michael Bell
4-53016 BASHKIROV Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
43-1200 BOUGUEREAU Andrew Black Peter Chapple-Hyam
10-(1)131 CAMPANOLOGIST (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor
31 CHECKLOW (USA) Susan Roy Jeremy Noseda
4-114 CLOWANCE Seasons Holidays Roger Charlton
0(3)(1)-312 CONDUIT (IRE) Ballymacoll Stud Sir Michael Stoute
0-210 DARAAHEM (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Barry Hills
3(1)5 DEADLY SILENCE (USA) Silent Partners Dr Jon Scargill
221-214 DOCTOR FREMANTLE Khalid Abdulla Sir Michael Stoute
521-10 DR FAUSTUS (IRE) Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum Sir Michael Stoute
54-1215 ENROLLER (IRE) D Clarke & Clive Edginton William Muir
10-201 FROZEN FIRE (GER) Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
05-4410 HINDU KUSH (IRE) Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
10 KENSINGTON OVAL The Duke of Devonshire & Sue Magnier Sir Michael Stoute
10-5203 KING OF ROME (IRE) Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
5-03351 KING OF WESTPHALIA (USA) Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
1- KINGDOM OF NAPLES (USA) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
1-21 LOOK HERE Julian Richmond-Watson Ralph Beckett
(0)-(5)(3)0(3)0 MAIDSTONE MIXTURE (FR) J E Wilson & T J Wilson Paul Murphy
302(5)-0 MIKHAIL FOKINE (IRE) Sue Magnier & Sangster Family Aidan O’Brien IRE
6213 MOONQUAKE (USA) H R H Princess Haya of Jordan John Gosden
242 MOONSTONE Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith Aidan O’Brien IRE
66 MY DARK ROSALEEN Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
422(4)4- NEW ZEALAND (IRE) Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
62-51 NORTH PARADE E H Jones (Paints) Ltd Brian Meehan
OPTIMO MAXIMO (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
2 ORDINATION (IRE) Catesby Clay Brian Meehan
61-3211 PATKAI (IRE) Ballymacoll Stud Sir Michael Stoute
51-04 PLAN (USA) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
44-6162 SAVARAIN Ronchalon Racing (UK) Ltd Luca Cumani
231-002 SCINTILLO White Beech Farm Richard Hannon
(1)-4112 STAYING ON (IRE) Mark Dixon Walter Swinburn
2-1123 TARTAN BEARER (IRE) Ballymacoll Stud Sir Michael Stoute
222104 TIFFANY DIAMOND (IRE) Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
(1)433 TOP LOCK David Brownlow Andrew Balding
UNSUNG HEROINE (IRE) Adahessonsplusone Syndicate Tommy Stack IRE
(6)-2412 WARRINGAH Philip Newton Sir Michael Stoute
4-2250 WASHINGTON IRVING (IRE) Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
4224-0 WASSILY KANDINSKY Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor Aidan O’Brien IRE
02-25 WEST WITH THE WIND The Ivy Syndicate Tom Tate
01-24 WHISTLEDOWNWIND Susan Roy Out of training
64-3 WILLIAM HOGARTH Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier Aidan O’Brien IRE
0-1200 WINCHESTER (USA) Bertram Firestone Dermot Weld IRE

46 Entries
20 Irish-trained



Beaver Patrol heads to Goodwood for the £100,000 Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup on the final day of Glorious Goodwood, Saturday, August 2, with trainer Eve Johnson Houghton hoping the Wokingham Handicap runner-up can improve upon last year’s fifth-place in the six-furlong showpiece.

The six-year-old, a 16/1 chance with sponsor Blue Square, has been allotted 9st 4lb for the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup, weights for which are revealed today - Wednesday, July 2.

Beaver Patrol thrilled connections when “winning” his race on the stands’ side at Royal Ascot to finish half a length behind Big Timer in the six-furlong Wokingham Handicap on June 21. He made a rapid reappearance in a Windsor heritage handicap seven days later but was unable to make the frame.

Johnson Houghton revealed today: “The plan is to go for the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup with Beaver Patrol. I ran him too quickly at Windsor but he’s come out of that fine and I’ll just give him a little break until Goodwood.

“He didn’t get a clear run at Windsor, which didn’t help either, but Stephen Carson didn’t give him a hard race so hopefully he’ll be fine.

“I was thrilled with his Wokingham effort and hopefully he can reproduce that at Goodwood. He was fifth in the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup a year ago and while he’s running off a higher weight this time, he deserves to be. Hopefully, with a bit of luck, Mick Kinane will be over and will be able to ride the horse for us as he gets on with him particularly well.

“Beaver Patrol doesn’t really like soft ground so we wouldn’t want to see too much rain coming down between now and then.”

The William Haggas-trained King’s Apostle, a nose behind Beaver Patrol when third in the Wokingham and the current 8/1 favourite with sponsor Blue Square, has been allotted 9st 2lb.

The Richard Fahey-trained Utmost Respect, winner of the Group Three Chipchase Stakes at Newcastle on June 28 and a 16/1 shot with the sponsor, is set to carry joint top-weight of 9st 12lb, along with the Richard Hannon-trained Edge Closer (25/1), who saw off 2006 Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup winner Borderlescott to land a Salisbury Listed contest on June 15.

Fahey also has Wokingham fourth Knot In Wood (8st 12lb) prominent in the betting, on 14/1, the same price as the Dandy Nicholls-trained Buachaill Dona (9st 3lb), while the latter trainer, who won the race in 2005 with Gift Horse (7st 13lb) and 2000 with Tayseer, also has market mover Machinist (16/1 from 20/1 and 8st 11lb) and Valery Borzov (16/1 and 8st 8lb) among his team.

Last year’s winner, Zidane (16/1), flew home late under Jamie Spencer to snatch the spoils for trainer James Fanshawe and he could bid for a repeat win, having been allocated 9st 8lb. Borderlescott, runner-up in the Group Two Temple Stakes in May, was agonisingly mugged on the line in the 2007 renewal of the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup and the 20/1 hope has to carry 9st 10lb this time.

Aidan O’Brien has his team in phenomenal form this season, and the master of Ballydoyle, fresh from Royal Ascot and Irish Derby success, could run the smart Abraham Lincoln (9st 7lb).

The John Hills-trained Dark Islander (9st 8lb) is a Grade Two winner in the US, while Lipocco, trained by Ralph Beckett and set to carry 9st 5lb, was four lengths 11th in the Wokingham Handicap but still holds entries in the Group One Darley July Cup and Group One Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.

Victoria Cup runner-up Al Khaleej, from the Ed Dunlop stable, has 9st 3lb, while the Howard Johnson-trained Tombi, an eye-catching winner at York in May from Atlantic Story (8st 5lb), has 9st 2lb and is available at 16/1.

First-season trainer David Lanigan could saddle New Freedom, who has been allocated 9st 4lb after finishing a close ninth on his British debut in the Wokingham, having finished fifth in the Group One Dubai Golden Shaheen at Nad Al Sheba in March.

Group One stalwarts of seasons past, Somnus and Ashdown Express, both have 8st 13lb, while Patavellian, who won this race in 2003 en route to Group One glory, would have to carry 9st 3lb in his bid for a repeat success. The last horse to win the historic handicap twice was Sky Diver in 1967 and 1968.

Latest Blue Square Prices for the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup: 8/1 King’s Apostle; 14/1 Buachaill Dona, Knot In Wood; 16/1 Beaver Patrol, Tombi, Zidane, Utmost Respect, Al Khaleej, Express Wish, Machinist (from 20/1), Royal Rock, Valery Borzov; 20/1 Lipocco, Chief Editor, Balthazaar’s Gift, Atlantic Story, Baby Strange, Barney McGrew, Borderlescott, Everymanforhimself, Good Gorsoon, Harrison George, Hinton Admiral, Indian Trail, Jimmy Styles, Mutamared, Northern Dare, Off The Record, Pearly Wey, Prime Defender, Sohraab, Something, Sundae, Tajneed, Viking Spirit, Hoh Hoh Hoh, Siren’s Gift 25/1 bar.

THE Bluesquare.com STEWARDS’ CUP
Class 2, Heritage Handicap, £100,000 Total Prize Fund. Six furlongs. For three-year-olds and upwards. Goodwood, Saturday, August 2, 2008. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 10lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Entries closed, June 17, entries revealed, June 18, 2008 (127 entries), weights revealed July 2, forfeit stage July 15, five-day confirmation stage Monday, July 28. Final declaration stage 10.00am, Thursday, July 31. Form figures supplied by Weatherbys and are correct up to and including the racing of Monday, June 30. May not include some overseas form.

Form Horse Age/Wt Owner Trainer
10-1041 UTMOST RESPECT 4-9-12 The Rumpole Partnership Richard Fahey
0-(1)(2)610 EDGE CLOSER 4-9-12 Lady Whent & Friends Richard Hannon
04-0010 BALTHAZAAR'S GIFT (IRE) 5-9-10 Nicola Mahoney & De La Warr Racing Luca Cumani
42(2)-122 BORDERLESCOTT 6-9-10 James Edgar Robin Bastiman
00-1502 ZIDANE 6-9-08 Jan & Peter Hopper James Fanshawe
0-55(1)20 DARK ISLANDER (IRE) 5-9-08 Donald M Kerr John Hills
0(1)-0200 ABRAHAM LINCOLN (IRE) 4-9-07 Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith Aidan O'Brien IRE
(3)312-0(0) ROWE PARK 5-9-07 Sue Ashdown Linda Jewell
0220-20 LIPOCCO 4-9-05 The Anagram Partnership Ralph Beckett
150-646 CONFUCHIAS (IRE) 4-9-05 Pattern Racing UK Ltd Karl Burke
400020 BEAVER PATROL (IRE) 6-9-04 G C Stevens Eve Johnson Houghton
0-40030 PRIME DEFENDER 4-9-04 S Falle, M Franklin, J Sumsion Barry Hills
(2)-(0)(1)(3)(5)0 NEW FREEDOM (BRZ) 7-9-04 Saif Ali David Lanigan
0-02662 HOH HOH HOH 6-9-04 Multi Lines 2 Richard Price
0/00-(1)06 NOTA BENE 6-9-03 David Elsworth David Elsworth
213(0)-(1)2 AL KHALEEJ (IRE) 4-9-03 Mayoof Sultan Ed Dunlop
(0)35501 BUACHAILL DONA (IRE) 5-9-03 Mike Browne David Nicholls
41325-1 HITCHENS (IRE) 3-9-03 Richard Green Gary Moore
003500- PATAVELLIAN (IRE) 10-9-03 John Deer Roger Charlton
000-1(6)6 BENTONG (IRE) 5-9-02 H R H Sultan Ahmad Shah Paul Cole
(2)00-010 VIKING SPIRIT 6-9-02 The Masterminds Walter Swinburn
(1)311-53 KING'S APOSTLE (IRE) 4-9-02 Bernard Kantor William Haggas
2414-10 TOMBI (USA) 4-9-02 Transcend Bloodstock LLP Howard Johnson
10-1400 NORTHERN FLING 4-9-01 Jim Dale/Jason Berry David Nicholls
(3)01200- PROTECTOR (SAF) 7-9-00 Joshua Snellings George Foster
004060 INDIAN TRAIL 8-9-00 Martin Love David Nicholls
(5)10-014 MAC GILLE EOIN 4-9-00 M C S D Racing Partnership John Gallagher
2-0(1)(5)40 VITZNAU (IRE) 4-9-00 Louis Stalder Richard Hannon
31-00(6)0 JUDD STREET 6-9-00 Fulke Johnson Houghton Eve Johnson Houghton
0(1)4-030 PHILARIO (IRE) 3-8-13 Philip Richards Karl Burke
2121-40 GENKI (IRE) 4-8-13 Gillian Khosla Roger Charlton
4/60005- SOMNUS 8-8-13 Lady Legard & Sir Tatton Sykes John Quinn
5500-35 ASHDOWN EXPRESS (IRE) 9-8-13 John Jackson William Knight
00-0160 OFF THE RECORD 4-8-12 Peter Onslow & Ian Henderson James Given
12/4(1)-21 CHIEF EDITOR 4-8-12 Poilin Good Mark Wallace
2(1)16-13 ROYAL ROCK 4-8-12 S Fustok Chris Wall
414-0(0)0 SUNRISE SAFARI (IRE) 5-8-12 Mrs J Penman Richard Fahey
0(2)0054 KNOT IN WOOD (IRE) 6-8-12 Rhodes, Kenyon & Gill Richard Fahey
040320 HINTON ADMIRAL 4-8-11 Aidan J Ryan Racing I Richard Fahey
000014 RISING SHADOW (IRE) 7-8-11 G Morrill Noel Wilson
0-(1)(4)000 EXCUSEZ MOI (USA) 6-8-11 Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum Clive Brittain
024000 MACHINIST (IRE) 8-8-11 Jenny & Mark Pitman Racing Club David Nicholls
(3)-(4)(1)(3)(1)0 ORPSIE BOY (IRE) 5-8-10 Vanessa Church Nick Littmoden
03-0300 SOMETHING (IRE) 6-8-10 Middleham Park Racing LIII David Nicholls
000500 CONQUEST (IRE) 4-8-09 Highclere Thoroughbred Racing XXXVIII William Haggas
00(0)(0)-02 MASTERSHIP (IRE) 4-8-09 Dark Horse Racing Partnership Two John Quinn
416(4)-53 SIREN'S GIFT 4-8-09 Jeff Smith Andrew Balding
60(0)-000 MUTAMARED (USA) 8-8-09 Errigal Racing Kevin Ryan
5303-40 NACHO LIBRE 3-8-09 Ronnie Arculli & John Grant Barry Hills
030106 FYODOR (IRE) 7-8-09 The Fyodor Partnership William Haggas
046(6)-24 BORDER MUSIC 7-8-09 Kingsclere Racing Club Andrew Balding
30-(0)(2)(1)0 ESTEEM MACHINE (USA) 4-8-08 M Vickers Roger Teal
0-00010 BARNEY MCGREW (IRE) 5-8-08 Andrew Tinkler Michael Dods
03130-6 PEARLY WEY 5-8-08 Dennis Shaw Clive Cox
(1)(3)(6)334 EBRAAM (USA) 5-8-08 The Circle Bloodstock I Limited Paul Howling
0(2)(1)120 VALERY BORZOV (IRE) 4-8-08 D Kilburn/I Hewitson/D Nicholls David Nicholls
(4)55061 AJIGOLO 5-8-07 Timberhill Racing Partnership Mick Channon
660-(0)(2)(5) SIR EDWIN LANDSEER (USA) 8-8-07 EERC & Christian Wroe Christian Wroe
264145 BABY STRANGE 4-8-07 Market Avenue Racing Club Ltd Derek Shaw
1100-15 JIMMY STYLES 4-8-07 Gwyn Powell & Peter Ridgers Clive Cox
22020-1 SOHRAAB 4-8-07 Pangfield Racing Hughie Morrison
0-06003 HURRICANE SPIRIT (IRE) 4-8-07 The Little House Partnership John Best
62-4601 DUBAI PRINCESS (IRE) 3-8-07 Tony O'Callaghan Jamie Osborne
000-614 TURNKEY 6-8-07 Middleham Park Racing XXIII David Nicholls
43-3241 EVERYMANFORHIMSELF (IRE) 4-8-06 John Duddy, B McDonald & A Heeney Kevin Ryan
000-310 TAJNEED (IRE) 5-8-06 Alex Nicholls, Robert Gilmartin, Finola Devaney David Nicholls
(2)35(0)(5)-0 MAJURO (IRE) 4-8-06 Woodford Group Plc Mick Easterby
(4)(4)(4)(1)(1)2 ATLANTIC STORY (USA) 6-8-05 Matthew Green Mick Easterby
1000-30 PHANTOM WHISPER 5-8-05 Tina Ann Dormer Rod Millman
1113-04 SUNDAE 4-8-05 Peter Gregory Chris Wall
024-0(0)0 MOCHA JAVA (SAF) 6-8-05 Glentree Downs Pastoral Pty Ltd Ed Vaughan
(5)(2)(2)400 NORTHERN EMPIRE (IRE) 5-8-05 Roger Peel Kevin Ryan
(2)1100-2 EXPRESS WISH 4-8-05 Peter Mitchell Jeremy Noseda
0-10303 PUSEY STREET LADY 4-8-05 C R Marks (Banbury) John Gallagher
631(2)06 OBE GOLD 6-8-05 Middleham Park Racing XLIV David Nicholls
(2)4(4)202 PAWAN (IRE) 8-8-04 Caron Stokell Ann Stokell
6(2)(2)(0)(6)-4 KING'S CAPRICE 7-8-04 Bridget Swire Jonathan Geake
30/30-50 DREAM THEME 5-8-04 The Untouchable Partnership David Nicholls
6-6010(4) ELHAMRI 4-8-03 Norman Ormiston Sylvester Kirk
1(0)5-(U)0 LYTTON 3-8-03 Exors of the late Caryl Harris Walter Swinburn
045051 BLUE TOMATO 7-8-02 Dab Hand Racing David Nicholls
00(4)-056 GOLDEN DIXIE (USA) 9-8-02 Vicki Davies Ron Harris
3(4)-123(2) SAFARI MISCHIEF 5-8-02 Foxtrot Racing Partnership Peter Winkworth
530000 BOND CITY (IRE) 6-8-02 Reg Bond Geoff Oldroyd
20-2400 JOSEPH HENRY 6-8-02 Billy Hughes David Nicholls
000210 HEYWOOD 4-8-01 Martin Hignett David Nicholls
054-406 BURNING INCENSE (IRE) 5-8-01 Andrew Tinkler Michael Dods
05000-0 THE TATLING (IRE) 11-8-01 Milton Bradley Milton Bradley
32-3042 NORTHERN DARE (IRE) 4-8-01 Jim Dale David Nicholls
2000-60 FANTASY BELIEVER 10-8-01 The Fantasy Fellowship B John Quinn
4(3)-0314 GOOD GORSOON (USA) 3-8-01 Triermore Stud & Partner Barry Hills
(0)-(3)(0)(4)32 MERLIN'S DANCER 8-8-00 Helen Chamberlain & Tom Parker Simon Dow
050-003 GIFT HORSE 8-7-13 Alfi & Partners David Nicholls
0-00500 SPECIAL DAY 4-7-13 Suzanne & Nigel Williams Barry Hills
(1)(5)1162 TOMS LAUGHTER 4-7-13 Five To Follow Ron Harris
13(2)(3)(0)-1 OSIRIS WAY 6-7-13 Alexandra Chandris Patrick Chamings
(6)(5)(0)(3)(0)-(0) DOCTOR HILARY 6-7-13 double-r-racing.com Andrew Haynes
6131-20 KALDOUN KINGDOM (IRE) 3-7-13 P D Smith Holdings Ltd Richard Fahey
00-0000 ZOMERLUST 6-7-13 Dawson & Quinn John Quinn
60-(0)(0)(0)4 GUERTINO (IRE) 3-7-12 Prime Equestrian Bryan Smart
(2)(1)(1)(1)0 THEBES 3-7-12 Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum Mark Johnston
30-5034 HOW'S SHE CUTTIN' (IRE) 5-7-12 Chris McHale David Barron
0(3)-4315 IDLE POWER (IRE) 10-7-12 The Idle B'S Jim Boyle
(1)(6)(0)100 BONNIE PRINCE BLUE 5-7-11 G J Hicks Barry Hills
102-356 RASH JUDGEMENT 3-7-11 Reg Gifford Stuart Kittow
(0)(0)-(4)122 TOTAL IMPACT 5-7-11 The Wakey Exiles Richard Fahey
01-6056 DIG DEEP (IRE) 6-7-11 Roberts, Green, Whittall-Williams, Savidge John Quinn
31-060 PORT OF SPAIN (USA) 4-7-08 Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE
10-(0)000 SEEKING STAR (IRE) 3-7-08 Jaber Abdullah Mick Channon
540542 MISTER HARDY 3-7-08 The Cosmic Cases Richard Fahey
0/00-303 JOHANNES (IRE) 5-7-08 John Nicholls Ltd/David Kilburn Eoghan O'Neill
3(4)-2131 HARRISON GEORGE (IRE) 3-7-07 P D Smith Holdings Ltd Richard Fahey
(3)(3)(2)(3)4(0) SAND CAT 5-7-06 EERC Trainer Unknown
00-1500 PACIFIC PRIDE 5-7-06 Maxilead Limited John Quinn
53(0)(3)-60 FLYING GOOSE (IRE) 4-7-06 Leeway Group Limited Ron Harris
4-000(5)0 ICE PLANET 7-7-06 Middleham Park Racing XXIX David Nicholls
342-102 DUNN'O (IRE) 3-7-04 Dennis Shaw Clive Cox
(4)(3)(1)124 BEST ONE 4-7-03 The Govin Partnership Ron Harris
006100 STEELCUT 4-7-03 A Rhodes Haulage & P Timmins Richard Fahey
423644 SWINBROOK (USA) 7-7-02 Mark Leatham Richard Fahey
4300-00 ELKHORN 6-7-02 Lee Bolingbroke & Partners VI Julie Camacho
502324 CIRCUIT DANCER (IRE) 8-6-11 David Fish David Nicholls
(6)(4)(1)(0)24 LOVE ON SIGHT 4-6-11 Allen Pope Jim Boyle
530035 RED CAPE (FR) 5-6-10 Middleham Park Racing LVI Ruth Carr
260-000 ORANMORE CASTLE (IRE) 6-6-08 The Knavesmire Alliance Richard Fahey
(0)00400 JIMMY THE GUESSER 5-6-06 Vanessa Church Nick Littmoden
(2)(0)(3)222 ROCKER 4-6-05 Sir Eric Parker Gary Moore

127 Entries
2 Irish-trained


Cheveley Park Stud could have as many as three runners in the UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket on Wednesday, July 9 - the opening day of the 2008 Ritz Club July Festival.

Heaven Sent, Infallible, Spacious and Hip - a likely pacemaker - are all under consideration for the £200,000 Group One contest at The July Course. However, Cheveley Park Stud managing director Chris Richardson indicated that ground conditions are likely to play a major part in the decision-making process regarding which horses line up.

He said: "You certainly want to have as many chances as possible in a race such as this, but I'm not quite sure, at this stage, which of our horses will actually run.

“If we were to get some rain it would enhance the likelihood of Infallible lining up. If it were to stay largely dry and the ground remained on the fast side of good, it's more than likely Heaven Sent would take her chance. With Spacious, who didn't quite spark at Ascot, it will depend on how things are."

All three fillies were in action at the Royal meeting. James Fanshawe's charge Spacious finished fourth in the Coronation Stakes, while the John Gosden-trained Infallible ran most creditably to finish second to Lush Lashes in the same Group One contest.

Richardson added: "Infallible ran a great race and the time was very good.

"She has come out of her race really well and John is happy with her. There are those who feel that she doesn't quite stay a mile and - along with fast ground - that would be another concern regarding her participation at Newmarket.

"We may at some stage drop her in trip but there are not many options over seven furlongs at the highest level. The Sussex Stakes at Goodwood is an easier mile and that race is a possibility.

"Spacious ran a bit below par in the Coronation and her rider Jamie Spencer felt that she didn't sparkle. If James is happy and we are happy, then fine, we may run her in the Falmouth Stakes. But we are not going to rush her back - we want her 100 per cent."

Heaven Sent looked the likely winner of the Windsor Forest Stakes at Ascot before going down to Sabana Perdida in the final strides.

Richardson added: "She is a filly who, when she hits the front, says, 'right, I've done enough'. Possibly she got a bit tired in the last 100 yards but she was looking around at the end and sadly just got collared. But she has come out of it in good form and likes quick ground."

The familiar red, white and blue silks were previously carried to success in the Falmouth Stakes by the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Lovers Knot in 1998.

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