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Saturday, July 25, 2009


THE BETFAIR WEEKEND, ASCOT
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2009

CROWD FIGURE PUTS SMILE ON THE FACE OF ASCOT


Ascot officials were delighted with today’s crowd figure, which was slightly up on last year.


The attendance today was 26,232, compared to 26,179 in 2008.


Nick Smith, head of public relations, said: “It is very pleasing that we have maintained a similar level of crowd to last year given the current economic circumstances.


“Today has been a memorable one for Ascot, with a fantastic and historic result achieved by Sir Michael Stoute’s first three home in the Betfair-sponsored King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.”

TOTE TURNOVER SLIGHTLY DOWN

Tote pool on-course cash turnover on the day was slightly down - last year the figure achieved was £671,159, while this year it attained a mark of £640,329.



INITIAL WINNING QUOTES AFTER THE KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH DIAMOND STAKES SPONSORED BY BETFAIR


Sir Michael Stoute, who saddled the first three home - the first trainer ever to do so in this Group One race - Conduit, Tartan Bearer and Ask - said: “I was sweating beforehand, not when I watched the race.

“We have been very lucky, we have had a one-two in the Guineas, a one-two in the Breeder’s Cup and a one-two in the Juddmonte.

“It is nice to watch them, especially when the third got back up. I'm very proud of them - they've all ran great races.


“I have not seen a replay. Ryan said Conduit did lug in a bit suddenly.

“The others (Tartan Bearer and Ask) are top-class horses. These are lovely sound and honest horses.


“This ranks very high among them (his career achievements) - this is a bit special today.”


The winning jockey Ryan Moore, who was given a three-day ban by the stewards for careless riding in allowing his mount to drift right in the closing stages, had his biggest triumph on Conduit.



WINNING QUOTES
KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES (SPONSORED BY BETFAIR)

CONDUIT LEADS HISTORIC KING GEORGE 1-2-3 FOR STOUTE

Sir Michael Stoute pulled off one of the most remarkable feats in his 37-year training career when he saddled the first three home in the £1 million Betfair-sponsored King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes.


Conduit, who was sent off 13/8 favourite, took first place under champion jockey Ryan Moore, finishing a length and three-quarters in front of Tartan Bearer with Ask a head further back in third.


“It was just one of those races that went smoothly, a lot of them don’t, and I was happy with them through the race,” said Stoute. “It doesn’t often happen, there’s usually more disappointments. It hasn’t sunk in yet and it’s special because I’ve always loved this race. It’s a wonderful race and very important in the calendar. To get 1-2-3 is a big thrill, the famous three! I’m thrilled for all their connections, the horses were all entitled to come here and acquitted themselves well.


“We were definitely more pleased with Conduit coming into this race, he was just getting into a slightly better shape. He didn’t seem at his peak for his first run at Sandown and seems to improve through the second half of the season That’s important for him to win this day.


“Ask mustn’t be forgotten because the world knows this wasn’t his ground and he has run one hell of a race. When he gets his ground he delivers. I’ll have a good chat with Pat (Fahey) but the sort of race I’d like to go for is the Irish St Leger.


“I was happy with the way the race was going, I had three world-class jockeys on mine and I was happy throughout. I did not tell Ryan which to ride - he is a man and a good judge and I’m pleased he won it because he has contributed so much to the careers of both Tartan Bearer and Ask as well..

“This was always going to be both horses’ summer target but they are both in the same ownership so now we must sit down and consider a programme coming backwards from the autumn. Conduit is impervious to the ground and the Breeders’ Cup is back at Santa Anita, the venue he won at last year.”

Moore said: “It all went very smoothly but when he got to the front he shifted right, as he has done in the past. They went a nice gallop, he travelled round smoothly and picked up well in the straight and stayed on.”

There had been speculation beforehand about which of Stoute’s horses, Moore would ride but the jockey said: “I have to be honest that after he won the Breeders’ Cup Turf last year he was always going to be my King George horse.


“I was only going to ride the other lad (Tartan Bearer) if something was not right with Conduit. Tartan’s my favourite - you just look at his head carriage and can see that he tries more than anything that you’d ever sit on.


“Conduit’s won a Classic, a Breeders’ Cup race and now a King George, he can run at top speed for a very long time. He’s got great stamina and when he kicks into gear he keeps stepping up and stepping up and finds plenty. He’s a very special horse and these big races are the important things for me now.”

The winner idled in front, interfering with Tartan Bearer, and Moore picked up a three-day ban for careless riding.

Conduit’s success was also a landmark success for his owner-breeders Ballymacoll Stud, the County Meath stud bought by the late Lord Weinstock in 1960 and now run for his executors by long-term manager Peter Reynolds.


“That’s the 50th Group 1 win for us and Conduit’s our 28th individual horse to win a Group 1,” said Reynolds. “Lord Weinstock, God bless him, had only been dead a week when Golan won the race for us in 2002 and I’m glad he was still keeping an eye on us today. We love this race and it’s great for us to win it again, when we have to compete against the big operations.


“Tartan Bearer was in the Group 2 at Newmarket but Michael said he wanted to bring him to Ascot and obviously I am pleased he did now. He ran a really genuine race and there has to be a Group 1 in him.


“As to the future, we will obviously to discuss things with Michael but the Arc is the one race the team have still to crack and personally I wouldn’t mind if we had the two runners in it.


“It’s a race Lord Weinstock wanted to win really badly and before the show goes off the road we have to win. Obviously the Breeders’ Cup will be in consideration again.”

MOORE BANNED FOR THREE DAYS & KINANE CAUTONED


The stewards have given a three-day ban to Ryan Moore after his ride on Conduit, winner of the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored By Betfair.


The stewards judged that Moore had allowed his mount to hang right into the whip inside the final furlong, interfering with stable companion Tartan Bearer.


The placings were allowed to stand because Conduit had not improved his position.


Moore’s ban is from Saturday, August 8, to Monday, August 10 inclusive.



Mick Kinane, the rider of Tartan Bearer, was seen to use his whip down the shoulder in the forehand position which is improper riding. He was cautioned as to his future use of the whip.


CONDUIT (IRE) - THE WINNER

4 ch c Dalakhani (IRE) - Well Head (IRE) (Sadler's Wells (USA))
Form: 031/312111-231 Owner/Breeder: Ballymacoll Stud
Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute Jockey: Ryan Moore

Conduit
Homebred by the late Lord Weinstock's Ballymacoll Stud, Conduit made an encouraging start to his racing career when finishing a close seventh in a seven-furlong Newmarket maiden in August, 2007. Later that month he took third in a Kempton Polytrack maiden, then registered his first victory on his next appearance in September, running on well to take an extended-mile Polytrack maiden at Wolverhampton. Conduit's three-year-old season began in a competitive 10-furlong handicap at Sandown on April 25, when he pulled hard initially but stayed on well to finish third behind stablemate Colony, before posting a much better performance on his next outing at Epsom in the totesportcasino.com Heritage Handicap on Derby Day, which he won by six lengths. Suitably impressed, connections supplemented Conduit for the Group Two King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot 13 days later, when the colt was once again held up but met trouble in running entering the home straight before staying on to take second behind Campanologist. After showing he was up to Pattern company, Conduit was sent off a short-priced favourite for the Group Three Gordon Stakes at Glorious Goodwood which he won by a head. His next assignment was far tougher, in the Group One Ladbrokes St Leger, which he not only landed in good style, but became his trainer’s first winner of the race after 25 unsuccessful attempts (Conduit’s half-brother, Hard Top, had been among that long list of beaten St Leger runners when fifth for Sir Michael in 2005). A huge payday beckoned across the Atlantic at Santa Anita’s Breeders’ Cup meeting, where Conduit completed the transition from handicapper to international money spinner when landing the Breeders’ Cup Turf and more than £800,000 prize-money. Kept in training as a four-year-old the son of Dalakhani has run twice to date, both times at Sandown, finishing second in the Blue Square Brigadier Gerard Stakes and third to Derby hero Sea The Stars in the Coral-Eclipse. He won the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair in determined style under Ryan Moore.
Race Record: Starts: 12; 1st; 6; 2nd: 2; 3rd: 3; Win & Place Prize Money: £1,913,531

Ballymacoll Stud Ltd
Ballymacoll Stud Ltd represents the late Lord Weinstock's bloodstock and racing interests through his widow Netta and late son Simon's wife Laura. Lord Arnold Weinstock, the youngest of six children of Polish-Jewish parents who came to London in 1904, was born on July 29, 1924, and orphaned at the age of 10. He died on July 23, 2002, and his family has continued the racing interests which include Ballymacoll Stud in Co Meath, Ireland, managed by Peter Reynolds. Lord Weinstock gained a degree in statistics at the London School of Economics and became one of the great post-war captains of industry, serving as managing director of the General Electric Company from 1963 to 1996, at one stage employing a workforce of 230,000. Weinstock was knighted by Harold Wilson in 1970 for services to exports and created a life peer 10 years later by Margaret Thatcher. His widow Netta is the daughter of the late Sir Michael Sobell, with whom Weinstock owned horses from 1957. Troy carried Sobell's colours to victory in the 200th Derby in 1979. Sobell and Weinstock bought Dorothy Paget's bloodstock interests for £250,000 in 1960 including the 300-acre Ballymacoll Stud. Most major races have been won by a horse carrying the Sobell/Weinstock pale blue, yellow and white colours, including Pilsudski, winner of the Japan Cup, Champion Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes and Eclipse Stakes. Pilsudski was owned in partnership with Lord Weinstock's son Simon, who died at the age of 44 in May, 1996, with Sir Michael having passed away in 1993. Weinstock enjoyed considerable success with Golan, winner of the 2001 2,000 Guineas and Prix Niel, as well as runner-up to Galileo in the Derby. As a four-year-old, Golan recorded an emotional victory in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, just four days after Weinstock's death while Islington won four Group Ones culminating in the 2003 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf and North Light landed the 2004 Derby. Last year the stud almost gained another Epsom triumph when Tartan Bearer found only New Approach too good in the Derby, while at Royal Ascot this season Patkai was runner-up to Yeats in the Group 1 Gold Cup, Tartan Bearer took the same spot in the Group 1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes and Glass Harmonium won the Listed Hampton Court Stakes. The stud's main trainer is Sir Michael Stoute, while Brian Meehan and Christophe Clement are also listed as handling Ballymacoll horses. A total of 23 mares are shown on its website along with 17 yearlings, 17 foals and 26 horses in training. Previous winners of the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair): 1979 TROY (Sir Michael Sobell); 1980 ELA-MANA-MOU (Simon Weinstock); 2002 GOLAN (Exors of the late Lord Weinstock); 2009-1 CONDUIT.


Sir Michael Stoute
Born in Barbados on October 22, 1945, where his father was chief of police, Michael Stoute came to Britain in 1965 to nurture his love of racing. He joined Pat Rohan at Malton before moving to Newmarket three years later to work for Doug Smith and then Tom Jones. Stoute took out a public licence to train in 1972, recording his first success that year when Sandal won at Newmarket on April 28. Since then he has risen to the top of his profession and has been champion trainer nine times - in 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005 and 2006. The year 2000 was memorable for Stoute when his horses included 2000 Guineas winner King's Best and Kalanisi, winner of the Breeders' Cup Turf and Champion Stakes while in 2001 Golan gave Stoute his fifth 2000 Guineas. A terrific 1997 was headed by the two older horses Singspiel and Pilsudski. Four Group One successes went Pilsudski's way - the Coral-Eclipse, Irish Champion Stakes, Emirates Airline Champion Stakes and Japan Cup, while Singspiel won the Dubai World Cup, the Coronation Cup and the Juddmonte International. Stoute has won the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs four times - with Shergar in 1981, Shahrastani five years later, Kris Kin in 2003 and North Light the following year. He has won the 2000 Guineas five times with Shadeed (1985), Doyoun (1988), Entrepreneur (1997), King’s Best (2000) and Golan (2001). His long list of big-race successes also includes the 1000 Guineas (twice), St Leger (once), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (three times), Investec Oaks (twice), the Irish Derby (three times), Irish Oaks (six times), Irish 1,000 Guineas and Irish 2,000 Guineas as well as many other races across the globe. Stoute, who was knighted in 1998 for his services to sport and tourism in Barbados, trains at Freemason Lodge, Newmarket. Today is arguably his best ever day, saddling the first three home in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair - the first time any trainer has done this. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by Betfair) Record: 2009-1 CONDUIT; 2009-2 Tartan Bearer; 2009-3 Ask; 2008-2 Papal Bull, 2008-5 Ask, 2007-3 Maraahel, 2006-5 Maraahel, 2005-9 Gamut, 2004-4 Gamut, 2003-3 Kris Kin, 2002-1 GOLAN, 2000-4 Beat All, 2000-3 Daliapour, 1997-2 Pilsudski, 1997-4 Singspiel, 1994-UR Ezzoud, 1994-6 Foyer, 1993-1 OPERA HOUSE, 1992-2 Saddlers' Hall, 1992-3 Opera House, 1992-5 Rock Hopper, 1991-6 Saddlers' Hall, 1991-3 Rock Hopper, 1988-6 Doyoun, 1987-8 Unite, 1986-5 Dihistan, 1986-2 Shardari, 1986-4 Shahrastani, 1981-1 SHERGAR

Ryan Moore
Ryan Moore, who was born on September 18, 1983, was champion apprentice in 2003 with 59 winners and champion jockey just three years later in 2006, when he recorded 182 victories. He comes from a family steeped in racing history. His late grandfather Charlie was a trainer, Sussex-based dad Gary, a former jump jockey, is a successful trainer under both codes, while mum Jayne was an accomplished amateur rider, as was his aunt Candy Morris. His older brother Jamie is a successful jump jockey while his sister Hayley has also ridden a winner under Rules. His youngest brother, Josh, has followed his siblings into a riding career and is currently an amateur. Ryan Moore's career began over hurdles, when making a winning debut as an amateur on Mersey Beat at Towcester on May 15, 2000. His first major success on the Flat came as a 5lb claimer when he captured the 2002 Cesarewitch at Newmarket on the Martin Pipe-trained Miss Fara. He is now first rider to Sir Michael Stoute and has been twice champion jockey as well as champion apprentice. He enjoyed an initial Group One success on Notnowcato in the 2006 Juddmonte International and partnered the same horse to victory in the 2007 Coral-Eclipse, when, showing commendable enterprise, he came wide into the straight and raced alone on the stands' side on faster ground. Moore suffered a complex fracture of his right arm following a fall at Lingfield on March 16, 2007, and missed three months of that season as a result. However, he still finished third in the jockeys' championship and regained his title last year when he won the Ladbrokes St Leger and Breeders’ Cup Turf on Conduit. He heads this season’s British jockeys’ table and enjoyed a successful Royal Ascot when riding three winners. He won the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair on Conduit today - his biggest success. King George VI & Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) record: 2009-1 CONDUIT; 2007-6 Sergeant Cecil; 2008-5 Ask.



Race 6 - King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) Placed quotes

ASK ANSWERS MOST QUESTIONS FOR FAHEY

Ask, the horse who was bought to go hurdling, achieved further plaudits in top-class Flat-race company when finishing third to his stablemates, Conduit and Tartan Bearer, in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair.


Six-year-old Ask, the oldest horse in the race, is owned by Irish property developer Pat Fahey, who said: “That was a great effort on ground that wasn’t soft enough for him. It wasn’t his ground today, but he has to go for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe now [at Longchamp on the first Sunday in October], because he should get his ground there.


“Halfway up the straight he was still on the bridle and the other two were hard at it, but you can’t go against ground. That said I’m really pleased. I don’t think you’ll see him before the Arc because these races take a lot out of a horse, but the Irish St Leger is a possibility we have to think about.”

John Gosden, trainer of fourth-placed Alwaary - the highest-placed three-year-old in the contest - said: “He got a bit further back than we wanted, but that couldn’t be helped because he broke a bit slowly. He’s come from only one behind him to run a blinder so we’re delighted with him.


“The first three were the top horses in the race - I couldn’t understand why Golden Sword was shorter than Ask in the betting when Ask had just won the Group One Coronation Cup - and they have run as we thought they would in their batting order. I couldn’t be more happy with our horse, as a three-year-old improving at this time of year. He can now go back into his own age group and try something like the Great Voltigeur at York - I wouldn’t want to think any further than that.”

Johnny Murtagh, who rode the Aidan O’Brien-trained Golden Sword, had to be content with fifth place. Golden Sword had endured two hard races when fifth in the Investec Derby and second in the Irish equivalent, and Murtagh said: “He was a bit tired today. It’s been a long season for him and he’s only three. He’s a big horse and still growing, and is probably feeling the effects of other races.”

SIXTH RACE RESULT
4.25pm THE KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES (SPONSORED BY BETFAIR)
Class 1, Group 1, £1,000,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, 1m 4f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 9lb; 3yo fillies 8st 6lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 7lb; fillies 9st 4lb (southern hemisphere allowance - 4yo 4lb). Weight for age: 3 from 4yo+ 12lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £567,700; 2nd: £215,200; 3rd: £107,700; 4th: £53,700; 5th: £26,900; 6th: £13,500

1) CONDUIT (IRE) (Ballymacoll Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-07 Ryan Moore [2] 13/8 Fav
2) TARTAN BEARER (IRE) (Ballymacoll Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-07 Michael Kinane [4] 7/2
3) ASK (Patrick Fahey) Sir Michael Stoute 6-9-07 Olivier Peslier [7] 9/1
4) ALWAARY (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Gosden 3-8-09 Richard Hills [3]
5) GOLDEN SWORD (Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-09 Johnny Murtagh [1]
6) LOOK HERE (Julian Richmond-Watson) Ralph Beckett 4-9-04 Seb Sanders [8]
7) FROZEN FIRE (GER) (Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier) Aidan O'Brien IRE 4-9-07 Seamie Heffernan [6]
8) ROCKHAMPTON (IRE) (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-09 Colm O'Donoghue [5]
9) SCINTILLO (White Beech Farm) Richard Hannon 4-9-07 Richard Hughes [9]

9 ran
Time: 2m 28.73s Distances: 1¾, hd, 2¼, 4, 2½, 2, 8, dist
Breeder: Ballymacoll Stud Farm Ltd
Breeding: ch c Dalakhani (IRE) - Well Head (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA))
tote Win: £2.50 Places: £1.10; £1.60; £2.20 Exacta: £5.60

Winning trainer:-Name: Stoute, Sir Michael Ronald Date of birth:22/10/45 Date of first licence: 1972 First Winner: Sandal, Newmarket, April 28, 1972, Turn Of The Lands Handicap. Previous Occupation: Served with Pat Rohan, Doug Smith and Tom Jones. Other information: Arrived in Britain from his native Barbados just before his 20th birthday and has won the Champion Hurdle art Cheltenham with Kribensis in 1990. Was the only trainer to win a British Classic in five consecutive seasons. Was awarded a knighthood in 1998 for services to tourism in Barbados. British Classic wins: (14) 1000 Guineas (1989 Musical Bliss, 2003 Russian Rhythm), 2000 Guineas (1985 Shadeed, 1988 Doyoun, 1997 Entrepreneur, 2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Investec Derby (1981 Shergar, 1986 Shahrastani, 2003 Kris Kin, 2004 North Light), Vodafone Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1987 Unite), Ladbrokes St Leger (2008 Conduit) Other big race wins: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair (1981 Shergar; 1993 Opera House, 2002 Golan, 2009 Conduit), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1989 Shaadi), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1986 Sonic Lady), Irish Derby (1981 Shergar, 1983 Shareef Dancer, 1986 Shahrastani), Irish Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1986 Colorspin, 1987 Unite, 1988 Melodist, 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka), Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Cheveley Park Stakes (1980 Marwell; 1994 Gay Gallanta; 2000 Regal Rose), Investec Coronation Cup (1992 Saddler’s Hall, 1993 Opera House, 1997 Singspiel, 2000 Daliapour), Coral-Eclipse (1993 Opera House; 1994 Ezzoud;1997 Pilsudski, 2001 Medicean, 2007 Notnowcato), Dubai World Cup (Singspiel 1997), Breeders’ Cup Turf (1996 Pilsudski, 2000 Kalanisi, 2008 Conduit), Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2003 Islington) Falmouth Stakes (1983 Royal Heroine, 1986 and 1987 Sonic Lady, 1998 Lovers Knot), Fillies’ Mile (1985 Untold), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2004 Gamut, 2007 Mountain High, 2009 Spanish Moon), Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 1997 Pilsudski), Juddmonte International Stakes (1993 & 1994 Ezzoud; 1997 Singspiel; 2006 Notnowcato), July Cup (1981 Marwell; 1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal),, Nassau Stakes (1977 Temple First, 1984 Optimistic Lass, 1990 Kartajana, 1994 Hawajiss, 2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2004 Favourable Terms), Pride Stakes (2008 Crystal Capella), Prix de l’Opera (1983 Royal Heroine, 1985 Bella Colora, 2000 Petrushka, 2003 Zee Zee Top), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1985 Shadeed; 1987 Milligram; 1989 Zilzal), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal), Sussex Stakes (1986 Sonic Lady; 1989 Zilzal; 1998 Among Men), Yorkshire Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia; 1985 Sally Brown; 1986 Untold; 1990 Hellenic; 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka, 2002 and 2003 Islington) Tattersalls Gold Cup (2007 Notnowcato) Prix Royal-Oak (2007 Allegretto) Matron Stakes (2007 Echelon), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2008 Promising Lead), Princess Of Wales’s Blue Square Stakes (1986 Shardari, 1991 Rock Hopper, 1992 Saddlers’ Hall, 2000 Little Rock, 2005 Gamut, 2007 Papal Bull, 2009 Doctor Fremantle) Royal Ascot Wins: 60 First Royal Ascot winner: Etienne Gerard (June 15, 1977 - Jersey Stakes) Major Royal Ascot wins: Gold Cup (1978 Shangamuzo), Coronation Stakes (1986 Sonic Lady, 1987 Milligram, 1998 Exclusive, 2003 Russian Rhythm), St James’s Palace Stakes (1989 Shaadi), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1981 Hard Fought, 1991 Stagecraft), Golden Jubilee Stakes (1985 Dafayna), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean, 2002 No Excuse Needed), Jersey Stakes (1977 Etienne Gerard, 1980 Hard Fought, 1989 Zilzal, 1997 Among Men, 2006 Jeremy), King Edward VII Stakes (1983 Shareef Dancer, 1991 Saddler’s Hall, 1994 Foyer, 2002 Balakheri, 2006 Papal Bull), Hardwicke Stakes (1986 Dihistan, 1991 & 1992 Rock Hopper, 2006 & 2007 Maraahel) Other details: Champion trainer in Britain 8 times (1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005) Trains at Freemason Lodge, Newmarket Wins (1984-2008): 96: 120: 76: 105: 99: 116: 78: 83: 74: 65: 109: 73: 73: 84: 79: 81: 91: 75: 104: 115: 87: 95; 107; 111; 87; Wins in 2009: 53

Winning Jockey: Moore, Ryan Lee Date Of Birth: September 18, 1983 Background: Father Gary is a trainer, and brother Jamie is a successful national hunt jockey. Ryan initially rode over jumps as well, notching his first success on Mersey Beat in an amateur riders’ event at Towcester on May 15, 2000. Switching to the flat, Ryan enjoyed his first success on the level when winning aboard Marwell’s Kris for Belgian trainer E C Chopin in at Lingfield on January 16, 2002. Champion apprentice in 2003 with 59 wins. Broke 100-winner barrier for first time in 2004, and was crowned champion jockey in 2006 with 180 victories. Off track for several months in 2007 with fractured arm, but still finished third in the Jockeys’ Championship with 126 wins. Appointed as stable jockey to Sir Michael Stoute in December 2007. Group One Wins: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair (2009 Conduit), Investec Coronation Cup (2009 Ask), Juddmonte International (2006 Notnowcato), Eclipse Stakes (2007 Notnowcato), Matron Stakes (2007 Echelon), Gran Criterium (2007 Scintillo), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2008 Promising Lead), Breeders’ Cup Turf (2008 Conduit), Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (2009 Presvis), Grend Prix de Saint-Cloud (2009 Spanish Moon), Princess Of Wales’s Blue Square Stakes (2007 Papal Bull, 2009 Doctor Fremantle) Other Big Race Wins Include: Ladbroles Bunbury Cup (2009 PlumPudding), Pride Stakes (2008 Crystal Capella) First Royal Ascot Win: Colony, King George V Stakes, June 2008 Royal Ascot Wins (6): King George V Stakes (2008 Colony), Queen’s Vase (2008 Patkai), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (2008 Sugar Ray), Hampton Court Stakes (2009 Glass Harmonium), Wolferton Handicap (2009 Perfect Stride), Wokingham Handicap (2009 High Standings) Number of Wins 2002-08: 39; 59 (champion apprentice); 132; 120; 180 (champion jockey), 126; 186 (champion jockey) Wins in 2009: 100


Race 1 - Longines Handicap (Ladies’ Amateur Riders Race)
Winner’s quotes

VICKI WALKING ON WATER THANKS TO CASTLES IN THE AIR


Castles In The Air, ridden by Vicki Fahey, trained in Yorkshire by her husband Richard and owned by Channel 4's Jim McGrath, was a comfortable winner of the Longines Handicap, the women amateur riders’ contest that opened day two of the Betfair Weekend.


Vicki, who married her husband in Tobago in January last year, was enjoying her third winning moment as a rider, the first having come at Brighton six years ago. She subsequently gave birth to her daughter, then two weeks ago chalked up winner number two when scoring at Beverley.


She said of today’s victory: “It all went to plan - I spoke to Jim McGrath this morning and he said ‘ride him as you find him and don’t make things too complicated’. I got a lead, the horse travelled well and it worked out great.


“It was very kind of Jim to let me ride, but I was determined to get on something and was told I could ride Castles In The Air four days ago.


“I ride out every day to keep my hand in. Richard is watching and probably thinking I hope she rides a winner at York, because I have always said I wanted to win this race and the one at York [held on that course’s charity day in June] and then I’d finish.

“I’ve never ridden in this race before - it’s the one all the girls want to win.”

Castles In The Air won easily by four and a half lengths.




FIRST RACE PLACED QUOTES
LONGINES HANDICAP (LADIES RACE)

DESERT THWARTED BY RUNAWAY WINNER

The Terry Mills-trained Golden Desert ran a good race under Katie Walsh to finish four and a half lengths behind runaway winner Castles In The Air in the opening Longines Handicap.


“He’s done everything you could ask and Katie gave him a super ride as usual but we bumped into a winner that just ran loose,” said Richard Ryan, assistant to Mills. “The weight took its toll and we hope to get our day soon.”

JOCKEYS VIEWS ON GROUND

Nina Carberry said: “The first few furlongs were a bit faster than good, probably good to firm, and then the final three furlongs were more like good.”

Faye Bramley said: “There’s no jar in it and it’s just on the quick side of good. I would think the middle of the track is the fastest place to be.”

Katie Walsh said: “It’s on the slow side of good.”

Emily Jones said: “When I walked it earlier I thought it was on the quick side but after riding on it I thought it was actually nearer to proper good ground.”

Serena Brotherton said: “It’s beautiful ground.”


KATIE WALSH BANNED FOR TWO DAYS

The stewards at Ascot found that Katie Walsh, rider of the second Golden Desert in the opening Longines Handicap for female amateurs, used her whip with excessive frequency and found her guilty of improper riding.

The dates of her two-day ban will be decided later.


Emma Folkes, rider of the 10th home Elna Bright, was cautioned as to her future use of the whip. They judged she had used it with excessive frequency.




SECOND RACE WINNING QUOTES
HUGGIES WINKFIELD STAKES (LISTED)

BRITTAIN HAS HIGH HOPES FOR NIDEEB

Ryan Moore was at his strongest to get Nideeb up by a nose to beat Party Doctor in a great finish to the Listed Huggies Winkfield Stakes.


Trainer Clive Brittain predicts a big future for the winner, who could reappear at Ascot on September 26.


“I thought we’d got up but didn’t know for sure until I heard his number called out,” said Brittain. “When he has a heart as big as that it helps and if you look at him you can see he still has a frame to grow into.


“I’ll give him a break now and he could come back here for the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes and we’ll see how he gets on.


“It’s a family that tends to improve the older they get and I think he’ll get further than a mile next year.


“He’s got a tremendous action and we’ll have a real racehorse when he comes into his frame.”


Race 2 Place quotes
Huggies Winkfield Stakes

DISAPPOINTED DASCOMBE JUST MISSES OUT ON LISTED DOUBLE

Lambourn trainer Tom Dascombe won a Listed race at Vichy in France this afternoon with Danehills Pearl, and nearly matched that feat at Ascot when Party Doctor was beaten a nose by Nideeb in the Huggies Winkfield Stakes.


Dascombe, who has been linked this week to the suddenly-vacant job at footballer Michael Owen’s stables in Cheshire, has now saddled Party Doctor to run in four races and gain four places. Owned by Sir Robert Ogden, Party Doctor was recently third in the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot.


Dascombe said: “This has to be the best maiden two-year-old in the country. He’s nine lengths clear of the third yet he’s only been beaten a nose by the winner. It’s hard to accept, but that’s life.


“[When a horse is beaten that far] It’s all about being a fraction quicker out of the gate or a blade of grass going against you. We had a Listed winner in France today at 49-1 and I said to Sir Robert before this race it’s impossible to expect us to have a Listed double. I haven’t trained a winner at Ascot yet despite having about three seconds so it’s very frustrating.


“This horse wants a mile now, but he’ll go for the Acomb Stakes at York [over seven furlongs] which is Sir Robert’s local track. He’ll probably finish second or third again, but there’s no point going to Ripon to win a two-grand maiden.”

Asked about his place in the media spotlight this week and the job offered by Owen, Dascombe said: “It was lovely to deal with until everyone found out about it. I’ve talked to my wife [Sam] at great length about it, but now I’m under pressure to make decisions. It’s for me to decide with my family.


“Once the news broke I had to rush to tell my staff and my owners which wasn’t helpful, but we haven’t made a decision yet and nothing’s signed.”

Alan Jarvis, who trained third-placed Navajo Chief, said: “I’m very happy with that because he’s a weak, backward horse and has to strengthen up 2st. It’s hard to say whether the step up in trip helped, but he’s still a baby and a bit one-paced. He’ll be a better three-year-old.”


Race 3 - The Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes
Winner’s quotes

SHADES OF LOGIC IN LADY OF THE DESERT

Lady Of The Desert gained a Group 3 victory and gained consolation for a Royal Ascot defeat when winning the Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes.


Home-bred by owner Jaber Abdullah, Lady Of The Desert was foaled by his top-class filly Queen’s Logic, who was unbeaten in five races, highlighted by her victory in the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes - her daughter will now try to emulate that feat, said winning trainer Brian Meehan.


Lady Of The Desert won her first race, a Leicester maiden, but was then only sixth to US raider Jealous Again in the Queen Mary Stakes. Jockey Martin Dwyer said: “I was disappointed after than run, because things just didn’t pan out. The American horse was just physically stronger and bigger, and she set fractions that our two-year-olds just weren’t used to. I tried to go with her and I paid the price so it’s good to see her bounce back today.


“She was an armchair ride. She did everything great today, travelled very smoothly and took me to the front so easily. She’s a nice filly.”

Meehan said: “I said to Martin at the Royal meeting get out after the American filly because she will be going strong, but that was the wrong advice and I’m delighted she’s come back. She’s a lovely filly, very progressive and with a wonderful attitude.”

Asked about a 1,000 Guineas challenge next year, Meehan said: “She’s got the pedigree to stack it up and when she crossed the line today I thought she’d get at least seven furlongs.


“We’ve never been in any great hurry with her and don’t want to run her too much. The Lowther Stakes [at York] may come too soon but the Cheveley Park Stakes [at Newmarket] is a possible.”


THIRD RACE PLACED QUOTES
PRINCESS MARGARET ABU DHABI STAKES (GROUP 3)

FULL MANDATE DELIGHTS HANNON

Full Mandate ran an excellent race in the Group Three Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes to lose out by a length and a half to the impressive winner Lady Of The Desert.


“We are having a run of seconds but I suppose it’s better to be runner-up than last,” said Full Mandate’s trainer Richard Hannon.


“She’s a very nice filly, I think she’s quite good and she’ll go over another furlong. I’m going to have to keep her under lock and key because she is owned by (bloodstock agent) Peter Doyle and he’d sell his mother!”

Ted Durcan, rider of third-placed Sand Vixen, said: “It was an excellent run from her and Saeed (bin Suroor) was right to step her up in class for this. But she doesn’t want to go any further, she’s all speed.”

FOURTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
EMIRATES NBD CUP (HERITAGE CUP)

SRI PUTRA BOUNCES BACK AFTER
LAY-OFF

The Michael Jarvis-trained Sri Putra returned from an absence of over two months to win the Emirates NBD Cup under top-weight of 9st 7lb under Philip Robinson.


The three-year-old fought off challenges from Peking Prince and Espiritu to take the mile handicap by half a length and survived a stewards’ enquiry into interference with the runner-up.


“I had it in the back of my mind that he’d been off for a while and although he’d done plenty of work, I wanted to save a bit for the finish,” said Robinson.


“When the other two came at me I was confident that I’d find some more but I just didn’t know how much after the time off.

“Michael’s horses weren’t quite right earlier in the season but they are going much better now. He's been off for a long while so Michael has brought him back slowly. It's a very good performance off that weight."


Race 4 - The Emirates NBD Cup
Placed quotes


PEKING AND ESPIRITU LEAVE FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Three horses fought out the finish of the Emirates NBD Cup, but the second and third may have been happy to let winner Sri Putra take the spoils.


Runner-up Peking Prince and third-placed Espiritu have ability, but they also have their own ideas about racing, and each sported a visor to help focus their mind.


Ian Balding, whose son, Andrew, trains Peking Prince, said: “He runs best when he’s held up until the last possible moment, but he just doesn’t find much when he’s asked. That said he’s run a blinder and I’m so chuffed. David [Probert] did very well to hold onto him until as late as possible, but it was a good performance by the winner who was trying to give us nearly two stone.”

Barry Simpson, racing manager to Sir Robert Ogden, the owner of Espiritu, said: “This horse is proving difficult to win with and we’re going to have to consider our options. He’s got huge talent, but when he got to the open space he didn’t go through with his run.


“He may have been better coming between horses, but we’ll talk to Johnny [Murtagh] and take that on board and try something different next time. I’m not sure where we’ll go because he’s going to be up against it in competitive handicaps. He’s a talented horse and there might be more to come next season. He might be gelded at some point.”


Race 5 - Abu Dhabi International Handicap
Win quotes

BRITTAIN LIGHT ON HIS FEET AFTER AL MUHEER COMPLETES DOUBLE

Newmarket trainer Clive Brittain and owner Saeed Manana enjoyed a 265-1 Ascot double when Al Muheer, at 40-1, won the £150,000 Abu Dhabi International Handicap.

Earlier on the card Nideeb took the Huggies Winkfield Stakes at 11-2 to tee up the Brittain and Manana two-timer.

After performing a jig of delight that was part Michael Jackson, part Donald Duck, Brittain reflected on his good fortune because Al Muheer spread a plate on leaving the paddock and had to be re-shod. Turning a mishap into a master stroke, Brittain said: “That was a carefully-laid plan - I told Seb [Sanders] to shed a shoe, take a seat while the others walked round, then go to the start and beat them.”

Of his several dance routines, Brittain said: “There are many days when you cry in this game, and I never cry when I lose, but when I win I make sure I enjoy it. I’ll be dancing for another ten years - or maybe 11.”

He added: “Al Muheer just loves Ascot, so if they put another £100,000 handicap on he’ll be here.”

Sanders said: “Clive’s travelling head lad saw the shoe had been spread before the race, but fortunately the horse stayed relaxed and it worked out. It was great fun.”

Al Muheer had finished second to Giganticus in the Buckingham Palacse Stakes at Royal Ascot, and Sanders said: “Unfortunately, the winner followed me that day and picked me off in the final furlong, but my horse was very good today.”


FIFTH RACE PLACE QUOTES
ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

BELL ENDS UP WITH PLACE MONEY

Secret Society and Redford finished second and third to earn valuable place money for trainer Michael Bell in the £150,000 Abu Dhabi International Handicap behind 40/1 outsider Al Muheer.


Secret Society was beaten half a length into second with Redford a further length and a half back in third.


“They have both run blinders and while they are effective at seven furlongs we are going to aim Redford at the Ayr Gold Cup (over six furlongs),” said Bell. “Secret Society had a 3lb penalty for his last win and that probably just cost him the race today. He’s had three quick runs and will have a bit of a holiday now.”

Roger Charlton, trainer of fourth-placed Genki, added: “I didn’t see the start but he missed the break as he did last time and I’m very pleased with how he ran.


“He definitely gets seven furlongs but he’s just as effective over six and we’ll see what there is for him. We’ll look for another handicap with plenty of prize money and those races are worth waiting for.”

Race 7 - President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby)
Win quotes

MONSIEUR BERNARD MAKES IT THREE OUT OF THREE

French-trained horses filled the first three places in the President of the UAE Cup, a race for pure-bred Arabian horses.


The £50,000 race is one of the most important in the sport of Arabian racing, as acknowledged by winning trainer Jean-Francois Bernard. He should know - he’s now won it three times!

His victory today was gained courtesy of four-year-old Nayef Al Khalidiah, owned by Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Al Saud and ridden by crack French jockey Christophe Lemaire, who said: “I’m very happy with that performance. We had a perfect run on the inside and he came easily on the bridle at the three-furlong marker. When he was challenged by the other horses [runner-up General and third-placed Raked] he kept going. When I asked my horse for more he responded very well.”

Bernard trains 30 Arabian horses and 20 thoroughbreds near Bordeaux. He said: “Today’s race was the first objective for this horse. I have been aiming him for this race since the beginning of the season - more than six months. With Arabian horses it is often better to go for one objective. I have had him in my stable for one and a half years, and he’s very easy with no problems.


“Now he will go for a big race at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe meeting at Longchamp, but I think he will be a better horse next year.


“This race is very important for Arabian people and Arabian horses - it’s important for the Arabian industry to have such a race on King George day.”


EIGHTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
CANISBAY BLOODSTOCK HANDICAP

WINSTON TAKES FINALE

Jockey Robert Winston made the journey from Newmarket worthwhile when landing the concluding Canisbay Bloodstock Handicap aboard Stanstill for trainer Alan Swinbank.


“I should have won the first race at Newmarket on Brian Meehan’s two-year-old but my reins got tangled so it was a bit of a nightmare but this makes up for it a bit,” said Winston.


“There was no pace early on and I had to go on earlier than I wanted but the horse stayed on really well and used his stamina.”

Scott Mason, representing Swinbank, said: “We came down here on Thursday with two horses. It was a long way to come but I’m glad it has paid off.”



GOING CHANGE BEFORE RACING


Because of the dry weather today, Clerk of the Course Chris Stickels has changed the going description on the straight course which is now

GOOD, Good to firm in places (from Good).



The round course remains GOOD.


THE GOING THIS MORNING


The going remains Good

The GoingStick reading at 9am today was:

Straight course - Stands’ side 9.3, Centre 9.7, Far side 9.4.


Round course 8.5.


Dry Overnight. Mainly dry weekend.

Chris Stickels, Ascot’s Clerk of the Course, said at 10am: “It is a nice day at the moment.

“There is the chance of a shower but the forecast is for mainly dry weather.


“The rain got into the ground yesterday and we changed the going before racing to Good. I can see it changing back today - it is breezy out there and dry - and by the time we get to racing this afternoon it could be good, good to firm in places.

“I would expect the straight to be a bit quicker than the round course. The straight is a sand track and it does dry quickly, especially with a breeze.


“There is no plan to water after racing today.”


Stalls Position

Straight Course - Centre

Round Course - Inside



LADIES READY TO CLOCK IN FOR LONGINES

It is said the best jockeys have a clock in their head, but the woman rider who wins today’s Longines Handicap Stakes (1.25) will have a watch on their wrist.


The watch will be their memento for winning one of the most prestigious races restricted to women riders, and Katie Walsh knows the winning feeling have taken the event last year on the Terry Mills-trained Golden Quest. They team up again today in a bid to win the watch once more, and Walsh says: “I’ve not seen the horse since last year, although I’ve watched him on the telly and there’s no doubt he’s useful on his day.


“It’s great to have a race like this, restricted to lady riders and taking place on one of the big days at a grade one track. I was riding at Wexford last night and there’s a world of difference riding there and then coming to Ascot. A winner’s a winner no matter where you’re riding them, but this is special.”

Walsh, whose brother Ruby is regarded as one of the greatest exponents of riding over jumps, also rides regularly in that sphere. She says: “I don’t alter my style when riding on the flat, although I might pull my [stirrup] leathers up a hole or two.”

York-based Serena Brotherton has also experienced the thrill of winning the race, and while she missed out on a watch she gained a diamond pendant in the shape of a snaffle. In 2002, when Brotherton won on the Peter Cundell-trained Taranaki, the race was known as the Blue Heart Diamond Handicap.


Today she rides Pravda Street for trainer Paul Cole, and says: “I got the ride through Terry Norman, who acts for Eddie Ahern and Shane Kelly. I’ve not sat on the horse before, but I’ve spoken to George Baker who rode him last time and I’m looking forward to it.”

Brotherton has ridden 47 point-to-point winners and been Yorkshire champion once, but says the Ascot experience is “totally different”. She adds: “There’s a wonderful atmosphere on King George day, and as you come up the straight there’s a wall of noise from the stands.

“This race used to be known as the ‘diamond race’, but it has lost nothing with Longines’ sponsorship. They give the winner a beautiful watch which is very special.”


SPARKS FLY AS BETFAIR TAKES STRESS-FREE POSITION

Going racing is invariably a pleasurable experience, but the Betfair Weekend is head and shoulders above the rest.


Betfair has brought a team of sports massage therapists to Ascot with the aim of de-stressing racegoers and raising money for children’s charity Sparks. Just turn up, take a seat, enjoy a soothing head-and-shoulder rub down then put some money in the charity bucket. The team of masseurs are working until 6pm each day at the Betfair Weekend.


The Betfair enclosure, which can be found on the ground floor of the Grandstand (see the map on page 7 of your racecard) is the place to go for the pampering experience, and also to become a VIP (very important punter). New customers are being offered an introductory £5 bet, while existing clients can take advantage of a free fiver if they place a bet via their mobile phones (the phone must have internet access).


Six computer terminals are available in the Betfair Enclosure for those who want to place a bet, and there are chances to win prizes on a Spin The Wheel game and to take part in a horse race on a simulator - it helps to be fit and have good balance.


This is the first year that Betfair has sponsored the £1,000,000 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, one of the highlights of the racing calendar. It promises to be a memorable event - and good fun, too.



BETFAIR MARKET MOVERS

Favourite Conduit has eased in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes market with sponsor Betfair from 2.66 (equivalent to about 13/8) to 3 (2/1) with his stablemate Tartan Bearer coming in from 5.4 (just under 9/2) to 4.3 (about 100/30).


Betfair spokesman Tony Calvin commented: “In truth, the betting has proved reasonably static since the day-of-race market opened on Thursday morning.


“But Conduit has eased slightly to 2/1 this morning, and others relatively weak in the market include Look Here, who touched 9/1 this morning, and Frozen Fire who has been laid as high as 25/1.


“Positives include Tartan Bearer, now a 10/3 chance, and Golden Sword is a solid 5/1 chance.


“But 80 per cent of trade on the race will probably come in the last 15 minutes before the off, and the in-running betting promises to be fascinating too.


"Last year Papal Bull traded at 1/10 in running before a rallying Duke Of Marmalade, a pre-race 4/6 chance but laid at 37/1 when he was headed, got back on top close home.”

Betfair’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes market at noon was: 3 Conduit, 4.3 Tartan Bearer, 6.2 Golden Sword, 9.4 Look Here, 13.5 Ask, 18.5 Alwaary, 22 Frozen Fire, 100 Scintillo, 1,000 Rockhampton


The following were the best-backed horses with Betfair this morning:

1.25pm LONGINES HANDICAP
Achak 12.5 in to 8.4

2.00pm HUGGIES WINKFIELD STAKES (LISTED)
Lamh Albasser 3.75 in to 2.8

2.40pm PRINCESS MARGARET ABU DHABI STAKES (GROUP 3)
Lady Of The Desert 6 in to 4.9

3.50pm EMIRATES NBD CUP
Roaring Forte 7.2 in to 5.8
Taqdeyr 24 in to 16.5
Stubbs Art 40 in to 28

4.25pm KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES
Tartan Bearer 5.4 in to 4.4

5.35pm CANISBAY BLOODSTOCK HANDICAP
Solar Graphite 5.1 in to 3.9
Non Dom 17 in to 10.5



FIRST RACE RESULT

1.25pm THE LONGINES HANDICAP (LADIES RACE)
Class 3, £12,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, rated 0-90. For riders who prior to July 22, 2009, have ridden a minimum of 1 winner and had a minimum of 10 rides under any Rules of Racing. Weights: highest weight not less than 10st 10lb; minimum weight 9st 5lb (3yo 8st 12lb). Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 7lb. Allowances: riders who, prior to July 22, 2009, have not more than 10 winners under any rules of racing 3lb; more than 5 such winners 5lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £7,495.20; 2nd: £2,324; 3rd: £1,161.60; 4th: 580.80

1) CASTLES IN THE AIR (Jim McGrath) Richard Fahey 4-9-12 Mrs Vicki Fahey (5) [6] 9/1
2) GOLDEN DESERT (IRE) (S Parker) Terry Mills 5-10-09 Ms Katie Walsh [8] 5/1 Fav
3) ARTHUR'S EDGE (Annabelle Mason) Bryn Palling 5-9-07 Miss Faye Bramley [10] 12/1
4) KING'S COLOUR (Tann Racing) Brett Johnson 4-9-05 Miss Lucy Horner [18] 28/1
5) SECRET NIGHT (Hants And Herts) Clive Cox 6-10-03 Miss Emily Jones [4]
6) SOUTH CAPE (Heart Of The South Racing) Gary Moore p6-10-01 Miss Hayley Moore (5) [2]
7) MIDDLEMARCH (IRE) (W M Johnstone) Jim Goldie 9-9-06 Mrs Carole Bartley [9]
8) ACHAK (IRE) (Sean Jones) Ger Lyons IRE b1 3-10-04 Miss Nina Carberry [1]
9) MY LEARNED FRIEND (IRE) (Dr E Harris) Andrew Balding 5-8-12 Miss Michaela Sowerby (3) [3]
10) ELNA BRIGHT (David Mort) David Evans 4-10-01 Miss Emma Folkes [12]
11) PRAVDA STREET (R A Instone) Paul Cole b4-10-10 Miss Serena Brotherton [11]
12) BOMBER COMMAND (USA) (Gary & Linnet Woodward (2)) John Hills 6-9-05 Miss Lorraine Ellison [16]
13) SHADED EDGE (P M Claydon) David Arbuthnot 5-9-05 Mrs Sara Moore [13]
14) PRINCE OF THEBES (IRE) (Canisbay Bloodstock) Michael Attwater 8-9-10 Miss Alyson Deniel [19]
15) DESERT DREAMER (IRE) (R Piff) David Evans 8-10-00 Miss Isabel Tompsett (3) [14]
16) KINGS POINT (IRE) (W R B Racing 61 (Claire King)) David Nicholls 8-10-08 Miss Emma Ramstrom (5) [17]

17 ran Non-Runners: SAMARINDA (USA) (Self Cert (Sore Shins)), HALSION CHANCER (no suitable jockey available), AGENTE PARMIGANO (withdrawn start)
Time: 1m 28.89s Distances: 4½, 1½, 6, 1¾, 1¼, ½, sh, ½, ¾, 1½, 5, ½, ½, 2¼, 2
Breeder: Newgate Stud Company
Breeding: b g Oasis Dream - Dance Parade (USA) (Gone West (USA))
tote Win: £12.00 Places: £2.50; £2.00; £4.00; £9.30 Exacta: £69.00

Winning trainer:- Name: Fahey, Richard Date of birth: 2/2/66 Based: Manor House Farm, Butterwick, Brawby, Malton Background: Born in Nigeria and raised in County Meath, Ireland, Richard was formerly a jockey who rode 108 winners under both codes and was joint champion conditional rider for the 1988/89 season. He quit the saddle in 1992 to concentrate on his livery yard near Malton before for a dual-purpose licence in 1993. Big Race Wins: totesport Ayr Gold Cup (2006 Fonthill Road); Cork & Orrery Stakes (2000 Superior Premium), Galtres Stakes (2006 Anna Pavlova), Harvest Stakes (2006 Anna Pavlova), John Smith’s Cup (2002 Vintage Premium, 2007 Charlie Tokyo, 2008 Flying Clarets), Sky Bet Dash (2006 Wyatt Earp), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1998 Superior Premium), William Hill Mile (2003 Lady Bear), totesport Chester Cup (2007 Greenwich Meantime), Chipchase Stakes (2008 Utmost Respect), bet365 Lancashire Oaks (2008 Anna Pavlova), Duke Of York Blue Square Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect), Greenlands Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect) Royal Ascot Wins (2): Golden Jubilee Stakes (2000 Superior Premium), King George V Handicap (2009 Cosmic Sun) Horses in training (1995-2008): 18; 24; 32; 53; 44; 51; 48; 60; 85; 98; 92; 78; 84; 100 Wins (1993-2008): 1; 2; 7; 11; 25; 20; 26; 38; 26; 46; 50; 77; 79; 87; 72; 107; Wins in 2009: 99

Winning Jockey:-Name: Fahey, Vicki Details: wife of trainer Richard Fahey. Couple married in Tobago in January, 2008 and have a daughter, Niamh. Rode her first winner at Brighton six years ago Wins in 2009: 2

SECOND RACE RESULT

2.00pm THE HUGGIES WINKFIELD STAKES
Class 1, Listed Race, £30,000 guaranteed. For 2yo, 7f. Weights: colts & geldings 9st 2lb; fillies 8st 11lb. Penalties: a winner of a Listed race 3lb; of a Pattern race 5lb (nursery handicap excluded for the purpose of penalties). Penalty Values: 1st: £17,031; 2nd: £6,456; 3rd: £3,231; 4th: £1,611; 5th: £807; 6th: £405

1) NIDEEB (Saeed Manana) Clive Brittain 2-9-02 Ryan Moore [6] 11/2
2) PARTY DOCTOR (Sir Robert Ogden) Tom Dascombe 2-9-02 Richard Kingscote [5] 9/4
3) NAVAJO CHIEF (Geoffrey Bishop) Alan Jarvis 2-9-02 Alan Munro [7] 33/1
4) LAMH ALBASSER (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-02 Ted Durcan [3] 15/8 Fav
5) MISSIONAIRE (USA) (Bluehills Racing Limited) William Knight 2-9-02 Jim Crowley [1]
6) JACK MY BOY (IRE) (Terry Earle) David Evans 2-9-02 Jimmy Fortune [4]
7) INVINCIBLE PRINCE (IRE) (R Roberts) Ralph Beckett 2-9-02 Seb Sanders [2]

7 ran Non-Runner: SAMARINDA (USA) (Self Cert (Sore Shins))
Time: 1m 29.28s Distances: nose, 9, 1, 4½, 10, 7
Breeder: Rabbah Bloodstock Limited
Breeding: ch c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Mantesera (IRE) (In The Wings)
tote Win: £6.10 Places: £2.90; £1.90 Exacta: £17.30

Winning trainer:-Name: Brittain, Clive Edward Born: Calne, Wiltshire, 15/12/33 Trains at Carlburg Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Background: Brittain first earned money out of horses at the age of eight, breaking in ponies. He served his apprenticeship with Sir Noel Murless, for whom he worked as a groom for 23 years. Wife Maureen was Murless' secretary, and she eventually became secretary for Brittain. Helped by some gambling winnings, largely gleaned from Altesse Royale's win in the 1971 Oaks, he set up as a trainer from Pegasus House Stables in Newmarket in 1972, having his first winner, Vedvyas, at Doncaster on April 1 of that year. Three years later he moved across town to his current yard, which was purchased for him by his then principal patron, Captain Marcos Lemos. Date of first licence: 1972 First winner: Vedvyas, Doncaster, April 1, 1972 British Classic wins: (6) 1000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles,1993 Sayyedati); 2000 Guineas (1991 Mystiko); Vodafone Oaks (1992 User Friendly), St Leger (1978 Julio Mariner, 1992 User Friendly) Other major wins include: Breeders’ Cup Turf (1985 Pebbles), Champion Stakes (1985 Pebbles), Chester Vase (1995 Luso, 2003 Dutch Gold, 2005 Hattan), Cheveley Park Stakes (1992 Sayyedati), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1985 Pebbles), UAE Equestrian And Racing Federation Falmouth Stakes (1992 Gussy Marlowe, 2006 Rajeem), German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1993 User Friendly), Grosser Volkswagen Preis von Baden (2004, 2005 Warrsan), Hong Kong International Vase (1997 Luso); Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Italian Derby (1991 Hailsham, 1995 Luso), Japan Cup (1986 Jupiter Island), Juddmonte International (1991 Terimon), Meon Valley Stud Fillies Mile (1999 Teggiano); Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene), Nell Gwyn Stakes(1998 Cloud Castle), Prix Jacques Le Marois (1993 Sayyedati), Prix Jean Prat (1988 Lapierre), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1997 Air Express), September Stakes (2006 Kandidate), St James’s Palace Stakes (1974 Averof, 1976 Radetzky), Sussex Stakes (1995 Sayyedati), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 and 2004 Warrsan), Yorkshire Oaks (1992 User Friendly) First Royal Ascot win: Averof (June 6, 1974 - St James’s Palace Stakes) Royal Ascot Wins (15): St James’s Palace Stakes (1974 Averof, 1976 Radetzky), Queen Anne Stakes (1978 Radetzky, 1991 Sikeston, 1993 Alflora), Queen’s Vase (1982 Evzon), Coronation Stakes (2000 Crimplene), Royal Hunt Cup (1985 Come On The Blues), Hardwicke Stakes (1985 Jupiter Island), Chesham Stakes (1987 Lapierre, 1995 World Premier), Ribblesdale Stakes (1992 Armarama), Britannia Handicap (1992 Efharisto), King Edward VII Stakes (1996 Amfortas), Jersey Stakes (2003 Membership) Horses in training (1972-2008): 37; 57; 71; 84; 81; 108; 81; 104; 104; 85; 92; 101; 102; 88; 115; 125; 130; 119; 145; 176; 143; 118; 124 ; 111; 114; 75; 104; 100; 77; 94; 69; 67; 83; 114; 95; 111; 97 Wins in a season (1983-2008):45: 33: 51: 39: 38: 40: 36: 42: 53: 63: 37: 37: 51: 35: 26: 23: 40: 27: 28: 31: 41: 28: 32; 48; 28; 27; Wins in 2009: 32

Winning Jockey: Moore, Ryan Lee Date Of Birth: September 18, 1983 Background: Father Gary is a trainer, and brother Jamie is a successful national hunt jockey. Ryan initially rode over jumps as well, notching his first success on Mersey Beat in an amateur riders’ event at Towcester on May 15, 2000. Switching to the flat, Ryan enjoyed his first success on the level when winning aboard Marwell’s Kris for Belgian trainer E C Chopin in at Lingfield on January 16, 2002. Champion apprentice in 2003 with 59 wins. Broke 100-winner barrier for first time in 2004, and was crowned champion jockey in 2006 with 180 victories. Off track for several months in 2007 with fractured arm, but still finished third in the Jockeys’ Championship with 126 wins. Appointed as stable jockey to Sir Michael Stoute in December 2007. Group One Wins: Investec Coronation Cup (2009 Ask), Juddmonte International (2006 Notnowcato), Eclipse Stakes (2007 Notnowcato), Matron Stakes (2007 Echelon), Gran Criterium (2007 Scintillo), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2008 Promising Lead), Breeders’ Cup Turf (2008 Conduit), Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (2009 Presvis), Grend Prix de Saint-Cloud (2009 Spanish Moon), Princess Of Wales’s Blue Square Stakes (2007 Papal Bull, 2009 Doctor Fremantle) Other Big Race Wins Include: Ladbroles Bunbury Cup (2009 PlumPudding), Pride Stakes (2008 Crystal Capella) First Royal Ascot Win: Colony, King George V Stakes, June 2008 Royal Ascot Wins (6): King George V Stakes (2008 Colony), Queen’s Vase (2008 Patkai), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (2008 Sugar Ray), Hampton Court Stakes (2009 Glass Harmonium), Wolferton Handicap (2009 Perfect Stride), Wokingham Handicap (2009 High Standings) Number of Wins 2002-08: 39; 59 (champion apprentice); 132; 120; 180 (champion jockey), 126; 186 (champion jockey) Wins in 2009: 99


THIRD RACE RESULT
2.40pm THE PRINCESS MARGARET ABU DHABI STAKES
Class 1, Group Three, £55,000 guaranteed. For 2yo fillies, 6f. Weights: 8st 12lb. Penalties: a winner of a Group Three race 3lb; of a Group One or Group Two race 5lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £31,223.50; 2nd: £11,836; 3rd: £5,923.50; 4th: £2,953.50; 5th: £1,479.50; 6th: £742.50
1) LADY OF THE DESERT (USA) (Jaber Abdullah) Brian Meehan 2-8-12 Martin Dwyer [5] 5/2 Fav
2) FULL MANDATE (IRE) (Anna Doyle & Partners) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Richard Hughes [6] 7/1
3) SAND VIXEN (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-8-12 Ted Durcan [3] 7/1
4) JIRA (Saeed Manana) Clive Brittain 2-8-12 Kevin Shea [8]
5) JEANIE JOHNSTON (IRE) (Cyril Wall) Karl Burke 2-8-12 Jim Crowley [4]
6) ROODLE (Mrs R F Johnson Houghton) Eve Johnson Houghton 2-8-12 Alan Munro [7]
7) SWAN WINGS (Nicholas Jones) Andrew Balding 2-8-12 Jimmy Fortune [2]
8) DEAL (IRE) (Madeleine Mangan) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Ryan Moore [9]
9) HIGH SPICE (USA) (Khalifa Dasmal) Robert Cowell 2-8-12 Eddie Ahern [1]

9 ran
Time: 1m 14.95s Distances: 1½, 1, nk, 1¾, ½, 1¼, 3½, 5
Breeder: Rabbah Bloodstock LLC
Breeding: ch f Rahy (USA) - Queen’s Logic (IRE) (Grand Lodge (USA))
tote Win: £3.50 Places: £1.50; £1.90; £2.70 Exacta: £21.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Meehan, Brian Joseph Date of birth:16/6/67 Date of first licence: 1/12/92; Background: Born in Limerick, Brian spent two seasons working for the Irish National Stud prior to moving to Wiltshire and becoming Richard Hannon’s assistant trainer. Set up on his own at the end of 1992, moving into a yard in Lambourn, Berks. After 13 years of success, Brian moved to the famous Manton Stables in Wiltshire at the end of the 2005 flat season. Major wins include: Ballycorus Stakes (1998 & 1999 Tumbleweed Ridge), Golden Jubilee Stakes(1998 Tomba), Breeders’ Cup Turf (2006 Red Rocks), Bunbury Cup (1997 Tumbleweed Ridge), Champion Stakes (2005 David Junior), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2005 Donna Blini), Cheveley Park Stakes (2004 Magical Romance, 2005 Donna Blini), Dahlia Stakes (2006 Violet Park), Dubai Duty Free (2006 David Junior), Duke Of York Stakes (2003 Twilight Blues), Eclipse Stakes (2006 David Junior), Golden Jubilee Stakes (1998 Tomba), Gordon Richards Stakes (2007 Red Rocks), Horris Hill Stakes (1995 Tumbleweed Ridge), Prix de la Foret (1998 Tomba), Prix Morny (2000 Bad As I Wanna Be), Prix de Lutece (2002 Savannah Bay), Schweppes Golden Mile Handicap (1995 Khayrapour), Sirenia Stakes (2006 Dhanyata) Tattersalls October Yearling Stakes (2007 Exclamation) Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes (2007 City Leader), TNT July Stakes (2009 Arcano) First Royal Ascot win: Tomba (June 18, 1998 - Cork and Orrery Stakes) Royal Ascot wins (4): Golden Jubilee Stakes (1998 Tomba), Windsor Castle Stakes (2000 Autumnal), Queen Mary (2002 Romantic Liason), Norfolk Stakes (2009 Radiohead) Horses in training (1993-2008):17:38 :60: 72:81:89:106:100:109:118:108:121:115; n/a; 164; 162; Wins (1992-2008): 0; 14; 29; 47; 43; 57; 53; 58; 42; 71; 47; 55; 60; 43; 74; 52; 66; Wins In 2009: 31

Winning Jockey:- Name: Dwyer, Martin Joseph Date of Birth: 28/06/75 Background: Raised in Liverpool, he joined Ian Balding aged 15 Based: Hungerford, Berks Classic Successes: (2) Vodafone Oaks (2003 Casual Look), Vodafone Derby (2006 Sir Percy) Big Race Wins: Bunbury Cup (2004 Material Witness), Canadian International (2003 Phoenix Reach), Cheshire Oaks (2002 Shadow Dancing), Cumberland Lodge Stakes (2004 High Accolade), Diomed Stakes (2004 Passing Glance), Dubai Sheema Classic (2005 Phoenix Reach), Goodwood Cup (2003 Persian Punch), Hong Kong Vase (2004 Phoenix Reach), Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Park Hill Stakes (2006 Rising Cross), Jockey Club Cup (2002 and 2003 Persian Punch), Newmarket Stakes (2002 Highdown), Predominate Stakes (2003 High Accolade, 2004 Manyana), Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (2002 Highdown), Royal Lodge Stakes (2003 Snow Ridge), Vintage Stakes (2005 Sir Percy), John Porter Stakes (2006 Mubtaker), Tatterslls Timeform Million (2008 Donativum), TNT July Stakes (2009 Arcano) Other Details: Married to daughter of trainer William Muir Royal Ascot Wins (5): King’s Stand Stakes (June 18, 2002, Dominica), Ascot Stakes (June 18, 2003, Sindapour), Balmoral Handicap (June 2002, Zargus), King Edward VII Stakes (June 20, 2003, High Accolade), Windsor Castle Stakes (2007 Drawnfromthepast) Wins 1993-2008: 1; 6; 6; 36; 57; 46; 36; 61; 65; 104; 90; 82; 82; 90; 69; 58; Wins This Season: 57


FOURTH RACE RESULT

3.15pm THE EMIRATES NBD CUP
Class 2, Heritage Handicap, £45,000 guaranteed. For 3yo, 1m. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £28,039.50; 2nd: £8,397; 3rd: £4,198.50; 4th: £2,101.50; 5th: £1,048.50; 6th: £526.50

1) SRI PUTRA (H R H Sultan Ahmed Shah) Michael Jarvis 3-9-07 Philip Robinson [5] 12/1
2) PEKING PRINCE (Kingsclere Racing Club) Andrew Balding v1 3-7-09 David Probert (3) [2] 4/1
3) ESPIRITU (FR) (Sir Robert Ogden) Jeremy Noseda v3-8-13 Johnny Murtagh [1] 7/1
4) FULLBACK (IRE) (A J Speyer & R J Lilley) Stan Moore 3-8-06 Luke Morris [4]
5) DESERT CREEK (IRE) (Saeed Suhail) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-13 Ryan Moore [11] 3/1 Fav
6) ROAR OF APPLAUSE (Raymond Tooth) Brian Meehan b1 3-7-12 Nicky Mackay [3]
7) JOHNMANDERVILLE (Jet Racing Partnership) Karl Burke 3-7-12 Adrian McCarthy [6]
8) PRIDE OF KINGS (Jaber Abdullah) Mark Johnston 3-8-02 Royston Ffrench [7]
9) LOCH LINNHE (USA) (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 3-9-04 Jimmy Fortune [8]
10) TUDOR KEY (IRE) (Coombelands Racing Syndicate) Amanda Perrett 3-8-07 Jim Crowley [10]
11) WEALD PARK (USA) (The Heffer Syndicate) Richard Hannon 3-8-11 Richard Hughes [9]

11 ran
Time: 1m 40.59s Distances: ½, nk, 3¼, 6, hd, 1¾, 3, 10, 13, ½
Breeder: Kingsclere Stud Breeding: b g Passing Glance - Brandon Princess (Waajib)
tote Win: £15.30 Places: £3.70; £1.90; £2.50 Exacta: £82.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Jarvis, Michael Andrew Born: Lewes, 14/8/1938 Trains at: Kremlin House, Newmarket, Suffolk Date of first licence: 1968 First winner: Knotty Pine, Doncaster, March 26, 1968 Previous Occupation: Son of jump jockey Andrew Jarvis, worked for Bob Turnell and Ryan Price, rode 3 winners as National Hunt jockey, head lad to Towser Gosden for 6 years, head lad to Gordon Smyth for 2 years, private trainer to David Robinson for 8 years. British Classic Wins: 1000 Guineas (2001 Ameerat), Vodafone Oaks (2005 Eswarah) Major wins include: Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti), Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Coronation Cup (1982 Easter Sun), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Haydock Sprint Cup (1969 Tudor Music, 1971 Green God, 1984 Petong), Italian St Leger (1989 Sierra Star), Italian Derby (1989 Prorutori, 2001 Morshdi), Juddmonte International (1981 Beldale Flutter), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti), July Cup (1968 So Blessed, 1969 Tudor Music), Nunthorpe Stakes (1968 Flying Legs, 1973 Bitty Girl), Premio Presidente Della Repubblica (1985 Bob Back, 2003 Rakti), Premio Parioli (1984 Southern Arrow), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1989 Carroll House), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Racing Post Trophy (1980 Beldale Flutter), Italian Oaks (2007 Fashion Statement), Gran Premio di Milano (2007 Sudan), Premio Roma (2007 Pressing), Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye) Royal Ascot wins (14): Cork and Orrery Stakes (1969 Tudor Music), Queen Mary Stakes (1973 Bitty Girl), Jersey Stakes (1973 Pitskelly), Queen’s Vase (1980 Toondra), Wokingham Handicap (1984 Petong, 2005 Iffraaj), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1985 Bob Back, 2004 Rakti), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001 Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003 Attache), Sandringham Rated Stakes (2004 Celtic Heroine), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood), Topkapi Trophy (2008 Pressing) Number of horses in training (1991-2008): 59: 46: 39: 39: 43: 36: 45: 66: 61: 73: 95: 106: 103: 94:100: 110; 113; 124 Wins in a season (1991-2008): 24: 28: 21: 15: 18: 20: 17: 19: 35: 38: 56: 55: 57: 65: 59; 73; 62; 88; Wins in 2009: 38

Winning jockey:-Name: Robinson, Philip Peter. Born: January 10, 1961 in Newmarket Apprenticeship: With father, Peter Robinson. First winner: Busting (Yarmouth, June 14, 1978) British Classic wins: (3) 1,000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles; 2001 Ameerat); St Leger (1993 Bob's Return) Other major wins include: German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Coronation Stakes (1984 Katies, 2000 Crimplene); Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene) Great Voltigeur Stakes (1993 Bob’s Return); Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2003 Rakti), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 Warrsan); Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti) Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), totesport Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Ifraaj), Tattersalls Tmeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye) Royal Ascot wins (10): Coronation Stakes (1984, Katies and 2000, Crimplene); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Royal Hunt Cup (2005 New Seeker), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Iffraaj), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood) First Royal Ascot winner: Coronation Stakes (June 20, 1984, Katies) Other details: Rode in Hong Kong 1989-91 (leading rider 1989 and 1990) and returned in 1997 Wins (1992-2008): 52, 52, 50, 41, 31, 0, 28, 53, 57, 47, 55, 70, 67, 70, 75, 62, 74 Wins In 2009: 27


FIFTH RACE RESULT - 3.50pm THE ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL

Class 2, Heritage Handicap, £150,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, 7f. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after June 27, a winner 3lb; a winner of 2 or more races 5lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £93,465; 2nd: £27,990; 3rd: £13,995; 4th: £7,005; 5th: £3,495; 6th: £1,755

1) AL MUHEER (IRE) (Saeed Manana) Clive Brittain b4-8-10 Seb Sanders [20] 40/1
2) SECRET SOCIETY (Sheikh Marwan Al Maktoum) Micahel Bell 3-8-03 Hayley Turner [16] 5/1
3) REDFORD (IRE) (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Housemaster)) Michael Bell 4-8-11 Richard Hughes [11] 10/1
4) GENKI (IRE) (Gillian Khosla) Roger Charlton 5-8-07 Steve Drowne [22] 20/1
5) SIGNOR PELTRO (First Of Many Partnership) Henry Candy 6-8-07 Dane O'Neill [5]
6) TAQDEYR (Richie Baines & Stephen Dartnell) Michael Jarvis 4-8-10 Philip Robinson [8]
7) GIGANTICUS (USA) (Derek James, Canvendish Investment Ltd, Matthew Green) Barry Hills 6-8-09 Eddie Ahern [12]
8) RACER FOREVER (USA) (Mohamed Obaida) John Gosden b6-9-01 Jimmy Fortune [2]
9) NANTON (USA) (Stuart Morrison) Jim Goldie 7-8-05 Martin Dwyer [13]
10) ORPSIE BOY (IRE) (Vanessa Church & Toby Brererton) Nick Littmoden 6-8-07 Kirsty Milczarek [4]
11) ROARING FORTE (IRE) (Flying Tiger Partnership) William Haggas 4-8-10 Ryan Moore [17] 9/2 Jt Fav
12) CRACKDOWN (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-01 Royston Ffrench [6]
13) THEBES (Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 4-8-04 Greg Fairley [10]
14) DIANA'S CHOICE (SAF) (Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum) Mike De Kock SAF t5-9-07 Pat Cosgrave [7]
15) CAPTAIN BRILLIANCE (USA) (Bluehills Racing Ltd) Jeremy Noseda 4-8-09 Jimmy Murtagh [15] 9/2 Jt Fav
16) STUBBS ART (IRE) (Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi) Mike De Kock SAF tb4-9-02 Kevin Shea [3]
17) DOHASA (IRE) (Sean Jones) Ger Lyons IRE 4-9-06 Keagan Latham [14]
18) DHAULAR DHAR (IRE) (Middleham Park Racing XIV) Jim Goldie 7-8-09 Daniel Tudhope [18]
19) ESOTERICA (IRE) (Mrs S E Bruce) Jim Goldie v6-7-13 Nicky Mackay [21]
20) LEANDROS (FR) (Sean Jones) Ger Lyons IRE p4-8-11 Emmet McNamara (5) [1]
21) HORATIO CARTER (T Alderson) Kevin Ryan 4-8-04 Alan Munro [19]

21 ran Non-Runner: JENINSKY (USA) (Self Cert (Not Eaten Up))
Time: 1m 26.86s Distances: ½, 1½, 1¼, 1½, ¾, 2, ½, nk, ¾, 2, 2, sh, 3½, 2½, ½, hd, nose, 2¾, 4, 2¼
Breeder: Foursome Thoroughbreds Breeding: b c Diktat - Dominion Rose (USA) (Spinning World (USA))
tote Win: £53.30 Places: £9.60; £1.70; £2.40; £4.50 Exacta: £597.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Brittain, Clive Edward Born: Calne, Wiltshire, 15/12/33 Trains at Carlburg Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Background: Brittain first earned money out of horses at the age of eight, breaking in ponies. He served his apprenticeship with Sir Noel Murless, for whom he worked as a groom for 23 years. Wife Maureen was Murless' secretary, and she eventually became secretary for Brittain. Helped by some gambling winnings, largely gleaned from Altesse Royale's win in the 1971 Oaks, he set up as a trainer from Pegasus House Stables in Newmarket in 1972, having his first winner, Vedvyas, at Doncaster on April 1 of that year. Three years later he moved across town to his current yard, which was purchased for him by his then principal patron, Captain Marcos Lemos. Date of first licence: 1972 First winner: Vedvyas, Doncaster, April 1, 1972 British Classic wins: (6) 1000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles,1993 Sayyedati); 2000 Guineas (1991 Mystiko); Vodafone Oaks (1992 User Friendly), St Leger (1978 Julio Mariner, 1992 User Friendly) Other major wins include: Breeders’ Cup Turf (1985 Pebbles), Champion Stakes (1985 Pebbles), Chester Vase (1995 Luso, 2003 Dutch Gold, 2005 Hattan), Cheveley Park Stakes (1992 Sayyedati), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1985 Pebbles), UAE Equestrian And Racing Federation Falmouth Stakes (1992 Gussy Marlowe, 2006 Rajeem), German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1993 User Friendly), Grosser Volkswagen Preis von Baden (2004, 2005 Warrsan), Hong Kong International Vase (1997 Luso); Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Italian Derby (1991 Hailsham, 1995 Luso), Japan Cup (1986 Jupiter Island), Juddmonte International (1991 Terimon), Meon Valley Stud Fillies Mile (1999 Teggiano); Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene), Nell Gwyn Stakes(1998 Cloud Castle), Prix Jacques Le Marois (1993 Sayyedati), Prix Jean Prat (1988 Lapierre), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1997 Air Express), September Stakes (2006 Kandidate), St James’s Palace Stakes (1974 Averof, 1976 Radetzky), Sussex Stakes (1995 Sayyedati), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 and 2004 Warrsan), Yorkshire Oaks (1992 User Friendly) First Royal Ascot win: Averof (June 6, 1974 - St James’s Palace Stakes) Royal Ascot Wins (15): St James’s Palace Stakes (1974 Averof, 1976 Radetzky), Queen Anne Stakes (1978 Radetzky, 1991 Sikeston, 1993 Alflora), Queen’s Vase (1982 Evzon), Coronation Stakes (2000 Crimplene), Royal Hunt Cup (1985 Come On The Blues), Hardwicke Stakes (1985 Jupiter Island), Chesham Stakes (1987 Lapierre, 1995 World Premier), Ribblesdale Stakes (1992 Armarama), Britannia Handicap (1992 Efharisto), King Edward VII Stakes (1996 Amfortas), Jersey Stakes (2003 Membership) Horses in training (1972-2008): 37; 57; 71; 84; 81; 108; 81; 104; 104; 85; 92; 101; 102; 88; 115; 125; 130; 119; 145; 176; 143; 118; 124 ; 111; 114; 75; 104; 100; 77; 94; 69; 67; 83; 114; 95; 111; 97 Wins in a season (1983-2008):45: 33: 51: 39: 38: 40: 36: 42: 53: 63: 37: 37: 51: 35: 26: 23: 40: 27: 28: 31: 41: 28: 32; 48; 28; 27; Wins in 2009: 33

Winning jockey:-Name: Sanders, Sebastian Date of birth: 25/9/71 Background: appointed stable jockey to Sir Mark Prescott at beginning of 2004 campaign. Shared the jockeys’ championship with Jamie Spencer in 2007 and enjoyed his first British Classic success when Look Here took the Epsom Oaks in June, 2008. Any hopes he had of defending his championship were dashed when he broke his leg in a fall at Chester in August, 2008. First winner: Band On The Run (Pontefract, Whitelane Apprentice Series Stakes, June 12, 1990) Classic Wins: Juddmonte Oaks (2008 Look Here), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2004 Bachelor Duke), Prix de Diane Hermes (2006 Confidential Lady) Other major wins include: Ayr Gold Cup (2005 Presto Shinko), Chester Vase (2005 Hattan), Dahlia Stakes (2004 Beneventa), Emirates Airlines Minstrel Stakes (2006 Jedburgh), July Cup (Compton Place 1997), Laurent-Perrier Champagne Sprint Stakes (2006 Pivotal Point), Mill Reef Stakes (1998 Golden Silca), Oak Tree Stakes (2002 Desert Alchemy), Palace House Stakes (2003 Needwood Blade), Royal Lodge Stakes (1997 Teapot Row), September Stakes (2006 Kandidate), totesport (Golden) Mile (2006 Spectait), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (2004 Pivotal Point), totesport Mile (2006 Spectait), Sky Bet York Stakes (2008 Pipedreamer) Royal Ascot wins (3): Wokingham Handicap (1995 Astrac), Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes (2004 Wunderwood), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2008 Kingsgate Native) Wins (1991-2008): 2, 10, 7, 23, 61* (champion apprentice), 97, 105, 82, 90, 80, 83, 123, 101, 165, 142, 117, 190 (shared champion jockey with Jamie Spencer), 89 Wins in 2009: 59


SEVENTH RACE RESULT

5.00pm THE PRESIDENT OF THE UAE CUP
(GROUP ONE, PUREBRED ARABIANS)
Prize money and trophy kindly presented by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. A memento will be presented to the winning owner, trainer and jockey. Prize fund: £50,000 - £25,000 to the winner, £12,500 to the second, £7,500 to the third, £2,500 to the fourth, £1,500 to the fifth, £1,000 to the sixth. Weights: colts & geldings 9st 8lb; fillies and mares 9st 3lb.


1) NAYEF AL KHALIDIAH (KSA) (Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Al Saud) Jean-Francois Bernard FR 4-9-08 Christophe Lemaire [13] 4/1

2) GENERAL (H H Sheikh Abdullah Bin K Al Thani) Alban Mieulle FR 4-9-08 David Boulard [2] 11/10 Fav

3) RAKED (FR) (Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed) Francois Rohaut FR 4-9-08 Francois-Xavier Bertras [3] 5/1

13 ran

Time: 2m 19.50s

Distances: ¾, nk

Breeder: Al Khalediah Stable

Breeding: b c Calin Du Loup (KSA) - RW County Doll (KSA)

tote Win: £6.40 Places: £2.50; £1.80; £2.40 Exacta: £10.00


EIGHTH RACE RESULT

5.35pm THE CANISBAY BLOODSTOCK HANDICAP
Class 4,£10,000 guaranteed. For 3yo rated 0-85, 1m 4f. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 8st 2lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £6,476; 2nd: £1,927; 3rd: £963; 4th: £481

1) STANSTILL (IRE) (The Twopin Partnership) Alan Swinbank 3-9-05 Robert Winston [6] 9/2
2) THE FONZ (Anthony & David de Rothschild) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Ryan Moore [2] 7/1
3) NON DOM (IRE) (Raymond Tooth) Hughie Morrison 3-8-11 Steve Drowne [9] 15/2
4) SOLAR GRAPHITE (IRE) (Gail Brown Racing Brown Partnership II) John Dunlop 3-8-09 Eddie Ahern [4] 2/1 Fav
5) SENSES (USA) (Sir Robert Ogden) Jeremy Noseda 3-9-00 Michael Kinane [5]
6) DIALOGUE (Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-12 Royston Ffrench [8]
7) INTERDIAMONDS (Syndicate 2007) Mark Johnston 3-8-12 Greg Fairley [1]
8) HISTORY LESSON (The Queen) Richard Hannon 3-9-07 Jimmy Fortune [3]

8 ran
Non-Runner: 7 ASCENDANT (Vets Cert (Lame))
Time: 2m 34.77s Distances: ¾, ¾, 1¾, 1, hd, 3¼, 5
Breeder: E J Daly Breeding: b g Statue Of Liberty (USA) - Fervent Wish (Rainbow Quest (USA))
tote Win: £6.20 Places: £2.00; £1.70; £2.30 Exacta: £41.80

Winning trainer:-Name: Swinbank, Alan Based: near Richmond, North Yorkshire Date of first trainer’s licence: February, 2001 Background: arable farmer from Melsonby with 650 acres, Swinbank formerly kept point-to-pointers for a decade, including one year when he gained 17 winners. In 1998 he decided to take out his own licence, but as he couldn’t get his Jockey Club licence immediately he brought in former trainer Bill Haigh, who had been out of racing for a season after 30 years training in Penrith and Malton, as the licence-holder and mentor. Haigh remains at the yard but Swinbank is now the licence-holder. First Winner: Batoutoftheblue (Brian Clough’s Birthday H’cap Stakes, Southwell, March 21, 2001) Big Race Victories: Cambridgeshire (2006 Formal Decree); Canadian International (2006 Collier Hill), Gerling Preis (2005 Collier Hill); Hong Kong Vase (2006 Collier Hill), Irish St Leger (2005 Collier Hill); Pontefract Castle Stakes (2006 Alfie Flits); Stockholm Cup International (2004 & 2006 Collier Hill); Thirsk Hunt Cup (2001 Court Express); Lancashire Oaks (2007 Turbo Linn) Winners 2001-2008: 20; 14; 8; 17; 27; 50; 40; 45; Wins in 2009: 29

Winning jockey:-Name: Winston, Robert Francis Born: November 28, 1979 in Dublin Career: Appointed stable jockey to Jack and Lynda Ramsden on their return to England in 2001. Now freelance. Returned to race riding in February, 2007, following a 12 month ban after being found guilty of corruptly passing information to a betting exchange punter through a third party. First winner: The Butterwick Kid (Trent Bridge Handicap, April 21, 1997, Nottingham) First Group 1 winner: Cheveley Park Stakes (2004 Magical Romance - a chance ride after Jimmy Fortune was sidelined at a late stage) First Group winner: Golden Nun (2004 Ballyogan Stakes) Big Race Wins include: Cheveley Park Stakes (2004 Magical Romance), Cumberland Lodge Stakes (2006 Young Mick), Gosforth Park Cup (2004 Caribbean Coral), John Smith’s Cup (2004 Arcalis), Lincoln (2004 Stream Of Gold), Stewards’ Cup (1998 Superior Premium), Vodafone Dash Handicap (2001 Bishops Court, 2004 Caribbean Coral), Royal Ascot Wins (2): Norfolk Stakes (2005 Masta Plasta, 2008 South Central) Wins (1997-2008): 22, 39, 54*, 43, 62, 59, 93, 114, 124, 136 (*champion apprentice), 6, 64, Wins in 2009: 64


















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