Wednesday, July 29, 2009
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2009
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
SECOND DAY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29
Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course Seamus Buckley was pleased to see the rain that began to fall after racing tonight.
“We’ve had a very successful day and I’ve been delighted with how the course has ridden,” said Buckley.
“The highlight was the BGC Sussex Stakes, which was won by a very good horse but all credit to the second and third as well.
“Although I thought before racing that the ground might be a little quicker than on Tuesday, all the jockeys seemed to think that it was very similar although the ground is definitely drying out.
“We’re anticipating three to four millimetres of rain overnight and at this stage we are starting to need it and hopefully it should get us through the rest of the week without needing to mention watering.
“There could be patchy showers on Thursday and Friday but if the rains don’t come tonight then the ground will be good to firm tomorrow.
“We will be taking the plastic rail down in the final three and a half furlongs on the far side to produce fresh ground for tomorrow.”
Today’s attendance was 15,609, down 9 per cent on the same day 12 months ago.
Callum MacKay, Goodwood’s Marketing and PR Manager, said: “Advance sales were on a par with last year but we saw the biggest drops in the Lennox and Gordon Enclosures and I’d put that down to the fact that rain was forecast, although luckily it didn’t arrive during racing.”
RACING POST GLORIOUS GOODWOOD LEADING RIDER AWARD - POSITIONS AT THE END OF DAY TWO
1ST 2ND 3RD
Ryan Moore 2 - 2
Richard Hughes 1 2 -
Adam Kirby 1 1 -
Greg Fairley 1 - 2
Jim Crowley 1 - 1
Frankie Dettori 1 - 1
Jimmy Fortune 1 - 1
Neil Callan 1 - -
Chris Catlin 1 - -
Liam Jones 1 - -
Johnny Murtagh 1 - -
Tadhg O’Shea 1 - -
Jamie Spencer 1 - -
Martin Dwyer - 4 -
Michael Hills - 2 -
Adrian Nicholls - 1 2
Steve Drowne - 1 -
Paul Hanagan - 1 -
Alan Munro - 1 -
Tom Queally - 1 -
Eddie Ahern - - 1
Royston Ffrench - - 1
Dale Gibson - - 1
Richard Hills - - 1
Royson Ffrench - - 1
LEADING TRAINERS AT THE END OF DAY TWO
1ST 2ND 3RD
Mark Johnston 2 - 4
Clive Cox 1 1 -
Richard Hannon 1 2 -
Luca Cumani 1 - -
James Fanshawe 1 - -
Michael Jarvis 1 - -
Alan King 1 - -
Willie Musson 1 - -
Aidan O’Brien IRE 1 - -
Amanda Perrett 1 - -
Jamie Poulton 1 - -
Sir Michael Stoute 1 - -
Marcus Tregoning 1 - -
Paul Cole - 4 -
Barry Hills - 2 1
David Nicholls - 1 2
Richard Fahey - 1 -
Terry Mills - 1 -
Hughie Morrison - 1 -
William Muir - 1 -
Jeremy Noseda - - 2
Roger Charlton - - 1
Saeed bin Suroor - - 1
Mick Channon - - 1
John Dunlop - - 1
Alan Jarvis - - 1
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2009 - WINNERS
First Day - Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Race Winner Trainer Jockey SP Ran
Paul Goes The Extra Mile Handicap DRUMFIRE Mark Johnston Jimmy Fortune 8/1 14
Betfair Gordon Stakes (G3) HARBINGER Sir Michael Stoute Ryan Moore 11/4F 9
Betfair Cup (G2) FINJAAN Marcus Tregoning Tadhg O’Shea 5/1 8
Betfair Molecomb Stakes (G3) MONSIEUR CHEVALIER Richard Hannon Richard Hughes 10/11F 11
Detica Summer Handicap MANYRIVERSTOCROSS Alan King Ryan Moore 5/1F 14
Tatler Summer Season Handicap MARAJAA Willie Musson Chris Catlin 12/1 18
EBF Selsey Maiden Stakes LOWDOWN Mark Johnston Greg Fairley 2/1F 9
Second Day - Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Race Winner Trainer Jockey SP Ran
Range Rover Best Of British Goodwood Hcp SWEETHEART Jamie Poulton Liam Jones 8/1 19
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes XTENSION Clive Cox Adam Kirby 7/2F 10
BGC Sussex Stakes RIP VAN WINKLE Aidan O’Brien IRE Johnny Murtagh 6/4F 8
Racing UK Heritage Handicap CLASSIC VINTAGE Amanda Perrett Jim Crowley 11/1 14
Markel International Maiden Fillies’ Stakes BEYOND DESIRE Michael Jarvis Neil Callan 2/1F 8
Country Life Magazine EBF Fillies’ & Mares’ Hcp ALSACE LORRAINE James Fanshawe Jamie Spencer 9/2JF 14
EBF Kennels Classified Stakes AXIOM Luca Cumani Frankie Dettori 4/1 16
First race winners’ quotes
SWEETHEART DELIVERS FIRST FESTIVAL WINNER FOR POULTON AND JONES
Five-year-old Sweetheart claimed an excellent win in the opening race, the Range Rover Best Of British Handicap, out-staying Tyrrells Woods by three-and-three-quarter lengths to provide trainer Jamie Poulton and jockey Liam Jones with their first wins at Glorious Goodwood.
The mare’s tenacious victory also signalled a return of the famous colours of owner Ron Huggins to the Goodwood winner’s enclosure, his green and red silks having been carried to memorable successes by his treble Goodwood Cup winner Double Trigger, who paraded at the racecourse yesterday.
“The great thing about a mare like this is that every time she races we’re in with a chance,” said Huggins.
“It’s just like with Trigger, it’s fantastic.
“Double Trigger enjoyed himself yesterday and is in great nick. He was playing around as usual here yesterday, enjoying himself and it’s nice for him to get back into the winner’s enclosure.”
Huggins continued: “It’s great for a small trainer like Jamie to have a winner at the Festival. He does a great job with his horses, especially the stayers. He trained Land ‘n Stars, who beat Yeats when he came fifth in the Melbourne Cup. He’s a great trainer.”
Poulton, who is based not far from Goodwood at Lewes, said: “I’d looked at where the possible dangers were and Tyrrells Wood was definitely one of them that I knew would stay. I picked out Swingkeel as well.
We were lucky really. Sir Mark (Prescott) said beforehand that he thought we were lucky not to go up (in the weights) after Ascot when she was second to Alanbrooke.
“We had this race in mind when she won her first race back on the Flat here in April. We know that staying is her game.”
He added: “It was a quick start - we were in the last half a dozen when they jumped off but Liam didn’t panic and when they were slowing it up a bit up the front he knew she would stay so he made a nice manouevre and made sure it was a strong gallop all the way to the line.
“It’s great for Ron. This is very special. I love Goodwood and we’ve got a couple of runners tomorrow. Not many people have noticed but I did actually train a sprint winner last week, Highland Harvest. He runs tomorrow and we have a filly in the maiden. It will be a great day to be here as the Goodwood Cup is one of my favourite races of the year. I love staying races.”
Liam Jones added: "She was a little bit outpaced early doors and I was told to sit in the rear five but I was out the back. I couldn’t really go in the opening stages but then I just moved up, crept into the race, and I was absolutely cantering by the home turn.
"I love this filly and she stays all day. She’s gutsy and she tries hard. She loves the turns here and she gave me a lovely feel coming down the hill.
"The ground has dried out a little bit since yesterday but I don’t think it has changed much at all.
"I have just been unlucky with the last couple of rides but everything has gone right today and hopefully it’s an upward curve. Your confidence starts going when you are on a losing streak and you start doubting yourself and your own ability. Riding a big winner like this has brought me back and given me confidence."
FIRST RACE PLACED QUOTES
RANGE ROVER BEST OF BRITISH GOODWOOD HANDICAP
TYRRELLS RUNS LAST RACE FOR MILLS
Tyrrells Wood ran an excellent race on his final start for trainer Terry Mills when, having made most of the running, he finished three and three-quarter lengths second to Sweetheart in the marathon Range Rover Best Of British Goodwood Handicap.
The four-year-old had been bought just before this run by owner Marwan Koukash and will now move to a new yard in Newmarket.
“He leaves us from here to join Jane Chapple-Hyam,” said Mills’s assistant Richard Ryan. “He’s just been sold and has been a great servant to us and I hope he does his new connections well. If anything comes unstuck we’d have him back like a shot.
“Races like this, the Cesarewitch, Queen Alexandra and Chester Cup are all there for him and he’s a cracking stayer.
“There’s no other way of riding him than what we did today and all credit to him for running so well with that weight.”
JOCKEYS AGREE GROUND IS GOOD
Jockeys riding in the first race were unanimous that the official going description of Good was accurate.
Richard Hughes, Chris Catlin, Martin Dwyer, Jimmy Fortune, Cathy Gannon, William Carson, Paul Hanagan and Tom Queally were all delighted with the ground and felt it was similar to yesterday.
ALAN MUNRO BANNED FOR TWO DAYS
Alan Munro was banned for two days - Wednesday and Thursday, August 12 & 13 - by the Goodwood stewards for careless riding in the opening race, the Range Rover Best Of British Handicap.
They found that his mount Alnick who finished fifth, went left and interfered with Woolfall Treasure who in turn interfered with Validan.
SECOND RACE WINNING QUOTES
VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES (GROUP 2)
BARGAIN XTENSION COULD BE GUINEAS COLT
Xtension gave trainer Clive Cox a biggest career success when coming with a well-timed run under jockey Adam Kirby to beat Mata Keranjang by a length and a quarter in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes.
The winner had been bought by Cox for just 15,000 euros from breeders Paul and Marie McCartan at Tattersalls Ireland in September and was rated a 25/1 chance for next year’s 2,000 Guineas by bookmakers Skybet (and 33/1 with Cashmans) after today’s win.
“That’s my first Group 2 win and he is a horse that I hope will continue improving,” said Cox. “He’s always been exciting and has a wonderful temperament.
“He is hopefully a horse who is going places and has the scope to go over a mile next year and maybe this season.
“He was still very green when he was second to Canford Cliffs at Ascot last time and I think a race of that calibre was probably too big a step at that stage of his career.
“He is really maturing and becoming the real deal and will hopefully be a Guineas horse next year. With this Group 2 win under his belt we have to be looking at flying high but he won’t be over raced this year. He is in the Royal Lodge Stakes, so that would be a possibility.”
Kirby added: “He’s a very good horse. Basically, he travels sort of on and off the bridle - he’s still a big baby and he has a lot to learn. But he’s very special and he has a lovely attitude so I think that we have found a really good one here.
"First time out, he found it all very easy and six furlongs wasn’t really his trip second time out when he got outpaced and came on really strong. He’s definitely one of the best I’ve ridden and I’m very grateful to Clive for standing by me.”
Second race placed quotes
SLOW PACE NO HELP TO PLACED HORSES
Runner-up Mata Keranjang was clearly held in high regard by his connections as he was pitched straight into Listed company at Deauville on his debut earlier this month and that faith was justified when the son of More Than Ready failed to land the Group Two Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes by just a length and a quarter.
Trainer Paul Cole said there were no immediate plans for Fitri Hay’s exciting colt but was pleased with his effort in defeat.
“He got to the front at the right time and it wasn’t that he stopped but the other horses (Xtension) just had too much speed,” said Cole.
“Conditions conspired against us a bit - we could have done with a much faster pace but he’s got Group race form now.”
Alan Jarvis is now responsible for the training of third-placed Corporal Maddox as his son-in-law Karl Burke embarks on a year-long suspension.
Jarvis said: “He was a bit unlucky as he was travelling nicely and just got boxed in. Whether he’d have beaten the winner I don’t know but he would have been second.
“That’s what happens when you get on the inside and they don’t go very fast.”
Third race winners’ quotes
The BGC Sussex Stakes
RIPPING RESULT AS O’BRIEN CLAIMS FOURTH SUSSEX STAKES VICTORY
Rip Van Winkle overcame and eleventh hour lameness scare to give trainer Aidan O’Brien back-to-back wins in the BGC Sussex Stakes following the victory last year of Henrythenavigator. He has also won the race with Giant’s Causeway (2000) and Rock Of Gibraltar (2002).
A quarter crack in the colt’s hoof had set alarm bells ringing at Ballydoyle last evening with the trainer ready to withdraw the son of Galileo at the start if necessary.
A visibly relieved O’Brien, who dashed back from the start in time to see Rip Van Winkle hold off Paco Boy in the final stages of the race, said: “I only saw the last furlong but what can I say about this horse? That was very special - he’s an amazing horse. He was 10 out of 10 lame yesterday evening and we didn’t think it was going to happen so this is unbelievable. He didn’t have a trot until he was leaving the parade ring. We watched him trotting off and then went down to the start and if Johnny wasn’t happy at the start then it wasn’t going to happen.
“I can’t tell you how amazing this horse is because he didn’t have a clear run in any of his races this year. The Eclipse was the first half-clear run he got. He’s had so much speed always - I know everyone goes on about me saying that but it’s all cruising speed with this horse. We’ve never had a horse with so much class and speed by Galileo. He’s a horse we’d have no problem running in the July Cup (six furlongs). It’s pure class with him.
“I can’t tell you the problems he’s had and it was a new thing happened last night. But he’s never shown anything but mad keen determination.”
Asked whether he would continue reopposing Sea The Stars, to whom he ran second in the Eclipse and fourth in both the 2000 Guineas and the Derby, in the Irish Champion, O’Brien replied: "The plan was to go to the Juddmonte International with Mastercraftsman and the Irish Champion with Fame And Glory. That was the plan and this horse was supposed to go back to a mile. We are over the moon with what has happened and it is great that he showed everyone today what he shows us at home everyday, after overcoming yesterday evening."
Winning jockey Johnny Murtagh said: "I said that he was one of the best I have ever ridden and I still believe it because he is a great horse. I rode him in the Guineas when he was a bit keen and pulling a bit but we thought he might stay the Derby trip. At the start of the year I thought this lad was going to be unbeatable.
“I think he is going to be very hard to beat over a mile or a mile and a quarter from now until the end of the season. He’’s a great cruiser, a great mover, and he covers a lot of ground. He’s a big hardy devil because he’s not the easiest to train but Aidan has done a wonderful job with this horse.
"The last bit of work I rode on him I said that he was starting to feel like Henrythenavigator now - he follows his lead horse and ease him out, you don’t even have to ask him - he’s blown them out of the water. Coming here today, I thought that he was unbeatable.”
MORE FROM JOHNNY MURTAGH - INTERVIEW ON RACING UK
"I was unlucky in the Guineas, when I didn’t give Rip Van Winkle a great ride - I was travelling nicely behind Mick and I was following Ryan and Pat Smullen. I made that decision and got tangled up and then running down the dip.
"He’s a keen horse at home and he reminds me of Raven’s Pass - I was taking so long trying to get everything right that he was giving everything a start. Now that he has got the message and, going into the Derby, the work-rider got him so relaxed at home that he rode like a Derby horse because he was relaxing really well.
"But the last couple of weeks he has been getting more like Henrythenavigator all of the time because he is just trailing horses and is relaxed - you eased him at and he is really professional. He was a little bit immature but all of those bad rides that I gave him are maybe paying off now.
"After the Derby, we started to find out the way he liked to be ridden. He’s been maturing during the year and he’s not an easy horse to train - there is always something wrong with him. When Aidan rang me last night, I nearly cried.
"I went down to Ballydoyle in the morning and Aidan said that the horse pulled out OK, that he looked better than yesterday and he was much happier with him. He said that it would have been the easiest thing in the world to not run him and he wanted to let him come over here. The horse went down to the start beautifully and Aidan asked if I was happy and I said that I thought he was OK. He’s a free sweater and he has always been a bit immature.
"I was always going to be prominent and he has a huge gallop and a high stride. I have been restricting it a bit but now that he is relaxing more I can let him go up there and he put me into the race easy. It was all over at the two-furlong marker.
"It seemed the logical thing to use his stride and stamina. I knew that he would stay and there were question marks about a few of the others. It could have set it up for another horse and if they were good enough, they were going to beat us, but I didn’t believe that would happen.
"He’s got a brilliant stride and brilliant balance - he was brilliant from day one - but the minute you get something wrong, you maybe want to rush things. Now we are getting him to relax. There is always something wrong with him but, from now until the end of the year, I think that he will repay us.
"I always thought that this horse was every bit as good as Sea The Stars. Rip Van Winkle was beaten in the Eclipse but he is improving all of the time. We are lucky to have two great horses around and I have great belief in this horse if they meet again. I am looking forward to it."
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) FACTFILE
b c Galileo (IRE) - Looking Back (IRE) (Stravinsky (USA))
Form: 110-4421 Owner: Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith
Trainer: Aidan O’Brien IRE Breeder: Roberto Brogi Jockey: Johnny Murtagh
Rip Van Winkle
Rip Van Winkle carries an Irish suffix but was bred by Italian trainer Roberto Brogi and sold at the SGA yearling sale in Rome for 170,000 euros to agent John O’Byrne. Making his debut at the Curragh in June, the Galileo colt won an eventful seven-furlong maiden after first past the post Tomas An Tsioda was disqualified for interference. Rip Van Winkle had been finishing strongly and was only a short-head behind Tomas An Tsioda at the line. A month later, he was pitched into stakes company and defeated a small field in the Group Three Tyros Stakes, also run over seven furlongs. Described at the time as 'one of the best juvenile performances of the season', the colt displayed a devastating turn of foot to beat the Albany Stakes winner Cuis Ghaire by a length and a quarter. Sent off the 6/4 favourite for this third and final outing of the season in the Group One Darley Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket, Rip Van Winkle could manage only seventh but was not beaten far, finishing less than two and a half lengths off the winner. The colt emerged from winter quarters for his first start of the season in the stanjames.com 2000 Guineas over a mile at Newmarket on May 2. Held up towards the rear, he was tapped for toe before staying on to take fourth at the finish behind Sea The Stars. He then went for the second Classic of the season, the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs, stepping up to a mile and a half, and again finished fourth to Sea The Stars, coming with a late flourish. He was dropped back to 10 furlongs for the Coral-Eclipse and again took on Sea The Stars, this time getting within a length of the John Oxx-trained star. He drops another two furlongs for the BGC Sussex Stakes which he won decisively.
Race Record: Starts: 7; 1st: 3; 2nd: 1; 3rd: 0; Win & Place Money: £411.192
Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith
Few in racing can boast better connections than Sue Magnier. Her husband John is the most powerful man in the bloodstock world as owner of the global Coolmore breeding empire and she is daughter of arguably the greatest 20th century trainer, Vincent O'Brien, who saddled six Derby winners and died on Monday aged 92. Her brother David O'Brien is another Derby-winning handler while another brother, Charles, is also a successful trainer. In the 1970s John Magnier (born February 10, 1948), the son of a Co Cork dairy farmer and stud owner, teamed up with the late Robert Sangster and trainer Vincent O'Brien with the idea of buying potential stallions as yearlings. This they did with great success, counting Alleged, Be My Guest, Caerleon, El Gran Senor, Golden Fleece, Sadler's Wells and Storm Bird amongst those who were bought or bred. Magnier subsequently bought out his partners at Coolmore - which now has huge offshoots in Australia and America - and owns the nearby magnificent Ballydoyle training stable. He has a myriad of other business interests, mainly with top jump owner J P McManus and the duo held a 28.7% stake in Manchester United FC, which they sold to American tycoon Malcolm Glazer. The pair have also invested in the Barchester chain of nursing homes, a property portfolio, the Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados and Global Radio, the media company run by Michael Tabor's son Ashley. Magnier's fortune is estimated at €562 million in the 2009 Sunday Times Rich List. London-born and Monaco-based Michael Tabor, who founded the Arthur Prince bookmaking firm before selling it for £28 million in 1995, is a partner in many of the Coolmore horses. Like Magnier, Tabor spends much of the winter in Barbados and became a partner in many of the Coolmore horses in the mid 1990s after his Thunder Gulch won the 1995 Kentucky Derby. Tabor is valued at £520 million in the Sunday Times Rich List and his colt Entrepreneur, trained by Sir Michael Stoute, took the 1997 2000 Guineas to provide a first British Classic success for the Sue Magnier/Tabor partnership, who also won that season's Irish equivalent and Irish Derby with Desert King. The Aidan O'Brien connection kicked in further when King Of Kings won the 1998 2000 Guineas. The duo won the Investec Derby in 2001 and 2002 with Galileo and High Chaparral. In partnership with Sir Alex Ferguson, Magnier owned Rock Of Gibraltar, who won seven successive Group One victories including the 2002 2000 Guineas. Other major wins include the 1999 French Derby, Irish Derby, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and the 2000 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes with Montjeu and a run of five consecutive Group One successes in 2000 from Giant's Causeway. Galileo also won the Irish Derby and King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes after his 2001 Epsom win, while further British Classic glory has come in the St Leger with Milan (2001), Brian Boru (2003) and Scorpion (2005). High Chaparral, who went on to take the 2002 Irish Derby, also landed that year's Breeders' Cup Turf and then dead-heated in the same event 12 months later. In 2004, Derrick Smith, a former Ladbrokes trading director based in Barbados, joined Tabor as a Coolmore investor. Smith is valued at £500 million in the Sunday Times Rich List and his own colours have been carried to Group One success aboard Simply Perfect, Astronomer Royal, Mount Nelson and Mastercraftsman. The Magnier/Tabor/Smith partnership retained Kieren Fallon as its jockey from February, 2005, although - with Fallon currently banned from riding - Johnny Murtagh took on that role in 2008. In 2005, Coolmore won both the 2000 Guineas with Footstepsinthesand and the 1000 Guineas with Virginia Waters, while Hurricane Run took the Irish Derby and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. George Washington, winner of the 2000 Guineas in 2006, was the star of the show that year, while Alexandrova took the Oaks at Epsom. In 2007, the Coolmore empire's successes included the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with Dylan Thomas, the Irish Derby with Soldier Of Fortune, the Irish Oaks, Nassau Stakes and Yorkshire Oaks with Peeping Fawn and the French 2,000 Guineas with Astronomer Royal. In the US that year, the Coolmore-owned Rags To Riches became the first filly for 102 years to win the Belmont Stakes. Last season was an extraordinary campaign, even by Coolmore's high standards, with Classic victories for Henrythenavigator (English & Irish 2,000 Guineas), Halfway To Heaven (Irish 1,000 Guineas), Frozen Fire (Irish Derby), Moonstone (Irish Oaks) and Septimus (Irish St Leger), as well as a host of other star performers, including Duke Of Marmalade, whose five Group One victories included the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Juddmonte International. Mastercraftsman and Again gave Coolmore a double in this season’s Irish 2,000 and Irish 1,000 Guineas, their 10th successive Irish Classic victory. Rip Van Winkle, who had promised so much, came good today in the Group One BGC Sussex Stakes.
Previous BGC Sussex Stakes wins: RIP VAN WINKLE 2009, HENRYTHENAVIGATOR 2008, ROCK OF GIBRALTAR 2002, GIANT’S CAUSEWAY 2000, AMONG MEN 1998 (Sue Magnier and Michael Tabor).
Aidan O'Brien IRE
Born in Wexford on October 16, 1969, Aidan Patrick O'Brien has been phenomenally successful in his relatively short training career. After a spell with Jim Bolger, he became assistant to his now wife, Anne-Marie, and her father Joe Crowley, before taking over the reins when granted a licence to train himself in 1993. His impact on the Flat was made with backing of the highest calibre in the shape of John Magnier and Coolmore, who offered O'Brien the use of Ballydoyle Stables, where the trainer's namesake, legendary Irish handler Vincent O'Brien (no relation), had enjoyed so much success. In 1997, in only his third season at the helm of the Tipperary yard, he confirmed his intentions on the Flat when winning the Irish 1,000 Guineas, Irish 2,000 Guineas and Irish Derby. The following year, his first British Classic runner, King Of Kings, won the 2000 Guineas and the second, Shahtoush, finished runner-up in the following day's 1000 Guineas and went on to land the Investec Oaks a month later. The successes have since flowed thanks to the likes of Giant's Causeway (five successive Group Ones in 2000), Saffron Walden, Stravinsky, Fasliyev and an embarrassment of riches in 2001 that yielded 23 Group One successes headed by the Investec Derby at Epsom and the Irish Derby, as well as the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, with Galileo. Other Classic glory came via Imagine (Irish 1,000 Guineas and Investec Oaks), Black Minnaloushe (Irish 2,000 Guineas), Rose Gypsy (French 1,000 Guineas) and Milan (St Leger) while Mozart became champion sprinter and O'Brien totally dominated the two-year-old division as Johannesburg provided him with a first Breeders' Cup success in the 2001 Juvenile at Belmont Park. He was champion trainer in both Britain and Ireland in 2001, 2002, 2007 and 2008. In 2002 he enjoyed success with the remarkable Rock Of Gibraltar (the only horse to win seven European Group Ones in a row including the 2000 Guineas) and also the dual Derby and Breeders' Cup winner High Chaparral. His prowess on the Flat is matched by his achievements with his jumpers. He will forever be associated with Istabraq, winner of three Champion Hurdles. Rock Of Gibraltar and Hawk Wing gave O'Brien a 1-2 in the 2002 2000 Guineas while High Chaparral and Hawk Wing provided him with the first and second in the 2002 Investec Derby. The following season he sent out Yesterday to win the Irish 1,000 Guineas and Brian Boru triumphed at Doncaster in the Ladbrokes St Leger. O'Brien enjoyed further success with Hawk Wing in the Lockinge Stakes and High Chaparral in the Irish Champion Stakes and Breeders' Cup Turf in 2003. He enjoyed an incredible Classic double at Newmarket in the spring of 2005 when he won both the 2000 Guineas (Footstepsinthesand) and the 1000 Guineas (Virginia Waters), and added a third British Classic with Scorpion's success in the St Leger at Doncaster. Oratorio captured the Coral-Eclipse Stakes and Irish Champion Stakes, and O'Brien also unleashed a raft of high-class two-year-olds, ending the season with the top-rated European juvenile colt (George Washington) and filly (Rumplestiltskin). George Washington captured the 2000 Guineas and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes in 2006, while Alexandrova took the Investec Oaks as well as the Irish and Yorkshire equivalents, and Dylan Thomas won the Irish Derby and Irish Champion Stakes. O'Brien enjoyed further Classic success in 2007 with Soldier Of Fortune in the Irish Derby, Peeping Fawn in the Irish Oaks and Astronomer Royal in the French 2,000 Guineas, while Dylan Thomas collected the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Last season, O'Brien carried all before him winning six Classics - Henrythenavigator (stanjames.com & Irish 2,000 Guineas), Halfway To Heaven (Irish 1,000 Guineas), Frozen Fire (Irish Derby) Moonstone (Irish Oaks) and Septimus (Irish St Leger) - as well as five Group One contests courtesy of Duke Of Marmalade, whose triumphs have included the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Juddmonte International. O'Brien won the Irish 2,000 Guineas on May 23 with Mastercraftsman, his ninth consecutive Irish Classic success. He had eight runners in the 2007 Investec Derby and was represented by six colts at Epsom Downs this year. He has won the BGC Sussex Stakes four times. Rip Van Winkle, who had promised so much, came good today in the BGC Sussex Stakes.
Previous BGC Sussex Stakes wins: RIP VAN WINKLE 2009, HENRYTHENAVIGATOR 2008, ROCK OF GIBRALTAR 2002, GIANT’S CAUSEWAY 2000.
Born in Co Meath, Ireland, on May 14, 1970, Johnny Murtagh, who is married to Orla and has five children, was apprenticed to John Oxx and became Irish champion apprentice in 1989. He suffered drink problems early in his career but in 1995 became Irish champion jockey (he was also champion in 1996 and 1998) . He has since gained international prominence, riding in Dubai during the winter (where he has been champion rider), winning the 1995 Breeders' Cup Mile on Ridgewood Pearl and the following year's Beverly D Stakes on Timarida. He enjoyed a phenomenal international season in 2000, winning 12 Group Ones in six different countries, partnering Sinndar to victory in both the Investec Derby at Epsom Downs and Irish Derby and then the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, winning the Irish Oaks, Yorkshire Oaks and Prix de l'Opera on Petrushka and the Champion Stakes and Breeders' Cup Turf on Kalanisi among others. He was the most successful rider at Royal Ascot in 2001 with five wins, including the Gold Cup on Royal Rebel and St James's Palace Stakes on Black Minnaloushe, aboard whom he also won the 2002 Irish 2,000 Guineas. He won the 2002 2000 Guineas for Aidan O'Brien on Sir Alex Ferguson's Rock Of Gibraltar and landed a second Investec Derby on what again seemed the O'Brien second string, High Chaparral, and landed a third renewal of that Classic with Motivator in 2005. In 2003 he won the Irish Derby on Alamshar and took a break in the summer to sort out problems with his back and weight. He stepped down from being stable jockey to John Oxx and had a short-lived spell as stable jockey to David Loder. Murtagh rode over hurdles in the 2005/06 season and came close to riding a Cheltenham Festival winner when second on Golden Cross in the 2006 Ladbrokes World Hurdle. Among his Group One victories in 2007 were Dylan Thomas (King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes), Peeping Fawn (Yorkshire Oaks, Nassau Stakes & Irish Oaks), Soldier's Tale (Golden Jubilee Stakes), Simply Perfect (Falmouth Stakes) and Notnowcato (Tattersalls Gold Cup). With Kieren Fallon out of action, Murtagh was announced as the retained rider for Ballydoyle for 2008. His association with the famous yard has been nothing less than spectacular, with stanjames.com and Irish 2,000 Guineas victories on Henrythenavigator, five Group One wins on Duke Of Marmalade and six winners at Royal Ascot in 2008. He won the Irish 2,000 Guineas this year on the O’Brien-trained Mastercraftsman and was successful aboard the David Wachman-trained Again in the fillies’ equivalent. He rode a great race today on Rip Van Winkle, who had promised so much and came good in the Group One BGC Sussex Stakes.
BGC Sussex Stakes wins: RIP VAN WINKLE 2009, HENRYTHENAVIGATOR 2008, SOVIET SONG 2004
THIRD RACE PLACED QUOTES
BGC SUSSEX STAKES (GROUP 1)
PACO SHINES IN DEFEAT
Paco Boy ran a gallant race in defeat when finishing two and a half lengths in second behind runaway BGC Sussex Stakes winner Rip Van Winkle.
“We bumped into a really good horse and ran a great race but got beat. I always thought the filly (Ghanaati) was a bigger danger,” said the runner-up’s trainer Richard Hannon.
“They went a hell of a gallop and it was a hell of a time so that may have taken the zip out of him. I’m very happy and, as a gentleman, I’ll take second.
“We’ll see how he comes out of this but we’ll think about the Jacques Le Marois and then the Foret.”
The Barry Hills-trained Ghanaati was a further four lengths away in third and Charlie Hills, assistant to his father, said: “Richard (Hills) said she just never picked up at any stage although she travelled nicely in the first half of the race. She just didn’t pick up like she had done in her last two races but she seemed fine afterwards.
“We’d have loved to have won but she’s still been third in the Sussex Stakes. We’ll speak to Sheikh Hamdan but she could go back to the fillies now and the Sun Chariot might be a target.”
Richard Hills added: “She looked well and she got a nice position in the race and travelled well initially but when I asked her to pick up she did not respond today. I can only put it down to the fact that the magic she has wasn’t there. We went a nice gallop but there was a very strong headwind for the first two or three furlongs, it rode like a good proper race.”
Jim Crowley, rider of BGC Sussex Stakes fifth Lord Shanakill, said: “It rode like a great race and was a true test of stamina but I’d like to think we would have been a bit closer. But he pulled up a little bit lame as he slipped coming out of the stalls.”
FOURTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
RACING UK HERITAGE HANDICAP
LOCAL SUCCESS FOR VINTAGE
Pulborough-based Amanda Perrett was celebrating a local victory after Classic Vintage came clear two and three-quarter lengths of State Banquet to take the £60,000 Racing UK Heritage Handicap.
“He’s a wonderful horse to have anything to do with - he has a great temperament,” said Perrett. “He’s such a big horse that he just takes time to get into his stride and Jim (Crowley) did a great job.
“He just takes time getting out of the stalls and competitive into the race and at Newmarket last time he had a lot of ground to make up. That was a good race as it was at Salisbury the time before, that’s always a good trial for today’s race. I was worried that he wouldn’t get a good enough position but he did.
“They went a nice enough gallop and Jim said the headwind was quite strong.
“Hopefully he’ll run in the Melrose at York, maybe it was a mistake taking him out of the Ebor but I think he’s going to be a really nice stayer next year.”
Jockey Jim Crowley added: “He was a little unlucky at Newmarket, when he was slow out of the stalls but everything went right today and hopefully he’ll be a Cup horse next year.”
"He's a big brute of a horse and he has been slow away a few times. I didn't want to get behind today on him, especially around here with so many runners. I wasn't sure if he'd handle the track but after a bit of stoking he managed to get a nice position and he travelled really nicely - he did it well.
"He's such a big horse that he actually comes out OK, it's just getting into his stride and you find yourself a little far back like we were at Newmarket. It worked well today and if anything he was in front plenty long enough.
"The trip was certainly not a problem and I think he might be even better over further. Over a mile and six he might be able to just find a nicer rhythm and travel a bit more fluently. Today I was just having to niggle at him.
"A race like the Melrose would be ideal. I think he's a progressive horse and he's such a big frame of a horse, he could be even nicer next year."
QUEEN’S COLT ORDERED TO TAKE STALLS’ TEST
Highland Glen, owned by HM The Queen and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, refused to enter the stalls for the Racing UK Heritage Handicap and was reported by the starter.
Under paragraph eight of the starting instructions, the three-year-old colt will be unable to run until he has passed a stalls’ test. This is the second time within 12 months that Highland Glen has been reported by the starter and if he is reported for a third time he will not be allowed to take a stalls’ test for six months.
Fifth race winners’ quotes
The Markel International Maiden Fillies’ Stakes
BEYOND DESIRE ANNOUNCES HER ARRIVAL IN STYLE
Trainer Michael Jarvis was not at Goodwood to watch the impressive debut success of Beyond Desire but her delighted owner Steve Parkin, of Clipper Logistics, was all smiles after his filly’s length-and-a-quarter victory over Nimue. This was Parkin’s second Glorious Goodwood win after Abientot won the five-furlong Links Of London Handicap in 2005.
“I think she’s a bit special,” said Parkin, whose company specialises in managing retail and supply chains. He has 18 horses in training with several different trainers and formerly raced the now successful young stallion Captain Rio.
“Michael’s been very sweet on her and we thought she was a good horse and she proved it today. I imagine she’ll go to the Lowther (Stakes at York’s Ebor Meeting) next and she’ll come on for the run,” he added.
Jockey Neil Callan was wearing the distinctive grey silks that were purchased for 60,000gns at an auction of cherished colours two years ago. He said: “She was only a rabbit of a thing but Michael Jarvis has taken his time with her and she’s really filled out.
"I have always been impressed with her at home. I have sat on her for every piece of work and she was ready to run relatively early but she just had a bit of a set-back - her blood was wrong - so Michael backed off.
"It has paid dividends. She was always a filly that was going to get six furlongs but she showed so much speed in her early work that it was just a bit hesitant whether to start her off over the trip but the sharp six furlongs here has suited her.
"We pulled her out last week because of heavy ground, although we thought that she would have won anyway. I think that she is a nice filly, very smart, and she knows her job. She’s a filly with a future.
"She’s very quick into her stride and she hit the lids very quickly. She looked around and was a little bit green in front and she steadied herself up but when I went down to the two-furlong marker I asked her to quicken and she quickened straight away.
"I was very surprised to see that we had company and when the other filly did come to me, she has just pulled out enough to win. It was just greenness and she had a look at the gap going past the winning line.
"We will take it step by step now. She has done what she did today and she has done it impressively. She is going to improve for this and I can see her improving as the year goes on. I will leave it to Michael, that’s his job, and I will be there to ride her."
SIXTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE EBF FILLIES’ AND MARES’ HANDICAP
ALSACE LORRAINE IN FRONT
Jamie Spencer produced Alsace Lorraine with a well-timed run to take the Country Life Magazine EBF Fillies’ And Mares’ Handicap by a nose to the delight of trainer James Fanshawe.
“It’s about time we had one or two results go our way,” said Fanshawe. “We’ve had a frustrating time but they have been running well in the last three weeks and hopefully we will have a good final third of the season.
“This filly had loads of problems at two and three and really turned the corner through the winter. This year has been very straightwforward. She’s beautiful and has improved with age.
“Jamie said she was still inexperienced and got squeezed up a bit but he rode a beautiful race.”
Alsace Lorraine cost 480,000 guineas as yearling when bought by Craig Bennett and she will eventually be part of his Merry Fox Stud breeding operation.
“Craig has three fillies with me and three with Luca Cumani and this is the flagbearer for me at the moment,” added Fanshawe. “I know the breeders always want black type but she won this today off 84 and I am always reluctant to blow their handicap marks.
“She’ll hopefully be a great broodmare for him and I think she’ll get 10 furlongs but she really likes some juice in the ground.”
Fanshawe also revealed that Frankie Dettori will partner Spacious in Saturday’s Blue Square Nassau Stakes.
“Johnny Murtagh is going to Galway so can’t ride but hopefully Frankie will be a good substitute,” said Fanshawe. “They should get on well and she’s not the top rated runner in there but she’s in good form and stepping up to a mile and a quarter should suit her.”
Charlie Hills, whose father Barry trained runner-up Full Of Love, said: “We’re really pleased with her, she just once again found one too good - that draw wasn’t great for her. She’s been very consistent this season and she’s improving. There’s more to come but I think she’d like a bit of cut in the ground.”
Seventh race winners’ quotes
AXIOM GETS IT RIGHT IN THE END FOR OLD TEAM OF CUMANI AND DETTORI
Five-year-old Axiom justified 4/1 favouritism when managing to weave his way out of an awkward position in the closing stages to win the EBF Kennel Classified Stakes, bringing the curtain down on the second day of Glorious Goodwood.
“ I don’t really know what happened early on but Plan A, which was to be no further back than mid-div, didn’t really work but it all worked out okay in the end so that was fine,” said Sara Cumani representing her husband, the winning trainer, Luca Cumani.
“Ascot didn’t really go to plan but we were hoping he’d run well today and he has. I imagine Luca wasn’t terribly happy watching it from home as it unfolded but he got out of trouble eventually.”
Frankie Dettori, who rode for Cumani as an apprentice when first arriving in the UK from Italy and has now won 49 races at Glorious Goodwood, said: “It’s lovely to ride another winner for Luca. He (Axiom) didn’t jump very well and I just had to hope he’d get lucky and that the gaps would come.
“It’s nice to get the first one in this week. I think I’m on 49 now for this meeting and it would be nice to ride my 50th this week. I’ve got some nice rides and a full book every day for the rest of the week.”
ROD FABRICIUS HOPING FOR THIRD GOODWOOD GROUP ONE
Goodwood’s Managing Director Rod Fabricius announced his retirement from his position at the helm of one of the country’s crown jewels of racecourses earlier this year but he will continue in his present role until the end of next season, with this week’s Festival his penultimate in charge.
One of the youngest racecourse managers ever when appointed to run Lingfield Park when still in his early 20s, Fabricius has also spent time at Haydock Park and Chepstow and enjoyed an 18-year involvement with Aintree’s Grand National meeting. His tenure at Goodwood began in 1982, when he was appointed Clerk of the Course and General Manager.
“I’m not sure if I was actually the youngest racecourse manager when I joined Lingfield Park,” he says. “Edward Gillespie, Mark Kershaw and myself came into the racing game at the same time straight from university.
“It shows a chronic lack of initiative on my part that I’ve been here for as long as I have been but when you think of the great racing we put on, the extraordinary setting that Goodwood enjoys and also the mix of leisure businesses, then it’s wonderful to capitalise on all the rich jewels here at Goodwood.”
Fabricius feels a key part of his role, which has evolved into Managing Director with Seamus Buckley being appointed as Clerk of the Course, has been to make Goodwood as user-friendly as possible to the modern-day racegoer.
He said today: “You’re very privileged if you’re involved in a racecourse that stages a Festival meeting and there are only two five-day Festivals in this country - Royal Ascot and ourselves - and this very much allows us to promote the sport in the way it should be: it’s top-class racing, a social occasion and stylish. We try to do it in an embracing fashion so racegoers really feel engaged.
“I like to make sure racegoers are participating: our visits to the start have always been popular as has been our free headphone service around the parade ring. These are designed for first-time racegoers and people who are trying to get involved with the sport. Clearly, Glorious Goodwood is known for the social side of race-going and that has enabled us to tap into the widest cross-section of the public.”
Along with its assured place in the British sporting season, Goodwood is, of course, famed for its wonderful racing, with the Coutts Goodwood Cup one of the main highlights of the week along with the Group One contests.
Double Trigger was here yesterday and it’s great to be reminded of his three triumphs in the Goodwood Cup,” says Fabricius. “ Then there was Persian Punch, Yeats, who would have been coming back to try for his third victory and we’re very sorry he’s not here. Little Wolf had just won the Goodwood Cup when I first came here and Major Dick Hern regarded Goodwood as his favourite racetrack. The Goodwood Cup is clearly a famous race - it dates back to 1812 and has been run over 2m 5f and 2m 4f - even a famous race like that has seen one or two changes.
“Then there’s the BGC Sussex Stakes and Aidan O’Brien’s dominance in recent years with Giant’s Causeway, Rock Of Gibraltar and Henrythenavigator. The Marling and Selkirk duel would be my outstanding memory of the Sussex Stakes and then who could forget Ouija Board and Alexander Goldrun in the Blue Square Nassau Stakes? That was just extraordinary, they were head-to-head, going hammer-and-tongs all the way down the straight.”
Indicating his desire to see Glorious Goodwood awarded another Group One highlight in the coming years, Fabricius says: “Of the new races we’ve introduced, the Lennox Stakes, now known as the Betfair Cup, is pushing in the right direction with Iffraaj, Nayyir winning it two years running, Paco Boy last year and yesterday’s renewal was a good one. Our ambition is to have another Group One at the meeting. This is still a little way away from being achieved but the Betfair Cup is the most likely candidate to be upgraded.”
While he will be taking more of a backseat role at the Sussex track, Fabricius hopes that 2011 will signal new opportunities with the racing world.
“I’m stepping down from the day-to-day running of the racecourse but I hope to stay on as a non-executive director,” he says. “ I’m not retiring as such - I’d like to continue to have a role in racing. I’ve been involved with the Pattern Committee and represented the Racecourse Association. I enjoy those industry roles and after the end of next year I’ll have a bit more time to make myself available - that’s if anybody wants me!”
The official going ahead of day two of Glorious Goodwood remains
after a dry night.
The GoingStick reading at 8am was 8.6, yesterday’s reading was 8.3 and Monday’s 8.4.
Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course, said: “We were dry overnight and although the ground has dried out since yesterday there is still enough juice in there to call it Good.
“There is rain forecast later this afternoon and hopefully it will arrive after racing is over.
“This evening we will be taking down the far side running rail in the final three and a half furlongs of the straight to produce fresh ground for tomorrow.”
The remainder, around the lower bend, will come down after racing on Thursday.
The top bend has been dolled out four yards increasing race distances by eight yards. This will be removed after racing on Friday to give fresh ground for the Blue Square Nassau Stakes on Saturday.
Straight course - Stand side.
Round course - Inside, except 1m 4f which is Outside. Flip start for the 2m 5f Range Rover Best Of British Goodwood Handicap (2.10pm).
FFRENCH STEPS IN FOR LANE IN OPENER
Royston Ffrench takes the ride on Kasban in the first race (2.10pm) in place of apprentice Martin Lane, who was unseated from South Cape in the last race on yesterday’s card, and has not passed the doctor’s inspection today.
2.10pm RANGE ROVER BEST OF BRITISH GOODWOOD HANDICAP
Sweetheart 15/2 (from 12/1) Stan James, 8/1 (from 14/1) Blue Square, 7/1 (from 10/1) totesport
Woolfall Treasure 10/1 (from 12/1) Ladbrokes, 9/1 (from 14/1) Blue Square
Last Flight 12/1 (from 14/1) Blue Square
American Spin 22/1 (from 40/1) Blue Square
2.45pm VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES (GROUP 2)
Chaperno 6/1 (from 15/2) Stan James, 13/2 (from 10/1) Blue Square
Mata Keranjang 10/1 (from 14/1) Blue Square
3.25pm BGC SUSSEX STAKES (GROUP 1)
Ghanaati 2/1 (from 9/4) Coral
Paco Boy 100/30 (from 7/2) Blue Square
Forgotten Voice 28/1 (from 33/1) Blue Square
4.00pm RACING UK HERITAGE HANDICAP
Braveheart Move 4/1 (from 9/2) Ladbrokes
Classic Vintage 10/1 (from 14/1) Stan James, 9/1 (from 12/1) Coral
Highland Glen 6/1 (from 8/1) Stan James, 6/1 (from 7/1) Coral, 13/2 (from 8/1) totesport, 7/1 (from 10/1) Blue Square
Sabotage 12/1 (from 14/1) Coral
Too Much Trouble 22/1 (from 33/1) totesport
5.45pm EBF KENNELS CLASSIFIED STAKES
Purissima 4/1 (from 11/2) Stan James, 9/2 (from 5/1) Coral
GODOLPHIN DOUBLE-HANDED IN BID TO CLAIM SECOND GOODWOOD CUP
Godolphin’s Schiaparelli heads the betting for Thursday’s Coutts Goodwood Cup, a race which has proved a real crowd-pleaser in recent years thanks to the exploits of such great horses as Double Trigger, Persian Punch and, of course, Yeats.
First run in 1812, the Cup has varied in distance, having been 2m 5f and 2m 4f before being reduced to its current distance of two miles IN 1991. This year, the 10 declared runners include two from Godolphin, who last won the race in 1999 with champion stayer Kayf Tara. The multiple French Listed winner Friston Forest joins Schiaparelli in the line-up and is the mount of Ted Durcan while Frankie Dettori has opted for the market leader.
Schiaparelli, a four-time Group One winner in Europe, tries two miles for the first time after finishing second, demoted to third for causing interference, in the Group Two Princess of Wales’s Blue Square Stakes at Newmarket earlier this month on his seasonal debut.
A five-year-old son of Barathea, Friston Forest finished runner-up to Caracciola in a 1m 6f Listed event at York in May and he will once again face the veteran stayer, who is temporarily in the care of Barry Hills during Nicky Henderson’s suspension. Caracciola is unbeaten in two starts this year on the Flat, having won the Queen Alexandra Stakes over two miles and six furlongs at Royal Ascot last month.
Askar Tau is prominent in the betting and he will bid to continue the welcome return to form of Marcus Tregoning’s stable, which was successful at Goodwood on Tuesday with Finjaan in the Group Two Betfair Cup. Now four, Askar Tau enjoyed a profitable summer last season, notching a string of five victories between July and September.
Centennial has only appeared once at Goodwood, winning last year’s Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes, and he will aim to keep his record at the Sussex track intact and to give trainer John Gosden a second Goodwood Cup following the victory of Sonus in 1993. Centennial will again go head-to-head with the William Muir-trained Enroller, winner of the Group Three John Porter Stakes at Newbury in April, in which Centennial was second.
Two local trainers, Gary Moore and Amanda Perrett, field challengers, with Moore saddling the globe-trotting Mourilyan, while Perrett’s runner is the eight-year-old Tungsten Strike, whose most recent success came at Goodwood in August last year in the March Stakes. He is the second-eldest of the runners after Caracciola, who is 12.
Hayley Turner is now an increasing presence in Group races and her staunchest supporter, trainer Michael Bell, has booked her for the ride on The Betchworth Kid, a four-year-old by Tobougg who is making his first start in Group company but has been Listed-placed on four occasions.
Turner is not the only female jockey in the race as Newmarket-based Australian trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam is calling on the services of her compatriot Michelle Payne, currently in the UK on a working holiday. Payne is set to ride Ascot Stakes winner Judgethemoment in a bid to qualify the four-year-old colt for a run in the Melbourne Cup in November. Chapple-Hyam hopes to give 23-year-old Payne, a highly respected jockey in her native Victoria and sister-in-law to Kerrin McEvoy, her first ride in Australia’s most famous race.
HANNON RAIDER AIMING FOR STABLE’S SECOND JUVENILE GROUP SUCCESS OF THE WEEK
Richard Hannon’s stable has already plundered the Betfair Molecomb Stakes this week with Monsieur Chevalier and on Friday, the unbeaten Dick Turpin will attempt to stretch his winning record to three when he lines up for the Group Two Richmond Stakes.
Successful already at Windsor and then Salisbury, the first-crop son of Arakan has recorded each of his victories in style, with a combined winning margin of ten-and-a-half lengths.
The Roger Curtis-trained Bould Mover has tasted defeat just once in three starts, when fifth in the Molecomb on Tuesday, and he will make a speedy return to Goodwood for his second chance at Group race success.
Godolphin’s Buzzword stepped on his debut second with a three-length strike at Windsor on 13 July and the son of Pivotal is one of four colts coming into the race off a last-start win, including the Oasis Dream-sired duo of Showcasing and Stargaze, who represent the stables of John Gosden and Andrew Balding respectively.
Ghostwing, trained by the in-form Richard Fahey, was successful at Ayr in June, his victory earning him a berth in the Group Two July Stakes at Newmarket, in which he finished fifth.
Joanna Morgan’s Irish raider Moran Gra is another with Group form, having finished fourth in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot after a six-furlong maiden victory at Leopardstown, while debutant winner Nosedive, trained by William Haggas, filled the same position in the Norfolk Stakes.
Lucky Like and Rakaan are the only two maidens in the field but both have decent placed form. The Eoghan O’Neill-trained Lucky Like has raced solely in France to date and was fifth in a Deauville Listed race on debut before being beaten a short neck when finishing second over six furlongs at Chantilly.
Rakaan has been runner-up in two maidens, the first time being unfortunate enough to meet the highly exciting prospect Canford Cliffs at Newbury. He later finished third to Richard Hannon’s colt when the pair met again in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.
FIRST RACE RESULT
2.10pm THE RANGE ROVER BEST OF BRITISH GOODWOOD HANDICAP
Class 2, £50,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ rated 0-95, 2m 5f. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 10lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £31,155; 2nd: £9,330; 3rd: £4,665; 4th: £2,335; 5th: £1,165; 6th: £585
1) SWEETHEART (Ron Huggins) Jamie Poulton 5-8-01 Liam Jones  8/1
2) TYRRELLS WOOD (IRE) (Dr Marwan Koukash) Terry Mills 4-9-05 Tom Queally  15/2
3) SWINGKEEL (IRE) (Heather Slade) John Dunlop 4-9-05 Jimmy Fortune  11/2 Fav
4) WOOLFALL TREASURE (Findlay & Bloom) Gary Moore 4-9-04 Ryan Moore  8/1
5) ALNWICK (Entre Nous & Peter Cundell) Peter Cundell 5-8-04 Alan Munro 
6) ABSOLUT POWER (GER) (Kimpton Down Racing Club) Jonathan Geake 8-8-04 Martin Dwyer 
7) ALWAYS BOLD (IRE) (Tim Leslie) Donald McCain Jnr 4-9-01 Paul Hanagan 
8) RELATIVE STRENGTH (IRE) (D H Caslon) Andrew Balding v4-8-06 William Buick 
9) SHORE THING (IRE) (Vineste) Charles Egerton 6-7-11 David Probert (3) 
10) KASBAN (Michael Watt) Ian Williams pt5-8-02 1lb Royston Ffrench 
11) MARKINGTON (Ron Stepney) Peter Bowen b6-7-8-02 (5lb ow) William Carson (3) 
12) LAST FLIGHT (IRE) (Karen Bowen) Peter Bowen b5-8-02 Luke Morris 
13) SWORDSMAN (GER) (Kate Digweed) Chris Gordon 7-8-00 Catherine Gannon 
14) SOM TALA (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 6-9-10 Frankie Dettori 
15) SUFAD (M Hoaren) Tim McCarthy 4-8-04 Hayley Turner 
16) VALDAN (IRE) (D Maloney) David Evans 5-7-11 Andrew Heffernan (7) 
17) AAIM TO PROSPER (IRE) (CGA Partnership) Mick Channon v5-8-09 Darryll Holland 
18) CASUAL GARCIA (Ne’er Do Wells II) Sir Mark Prescott b4-8-02 (2lb ow) Chris Catlin 
19) BADDAM (Noel Martin) Ian Williams p7-9-05 Richard Hughes 
19 ran Non-Runner: American Spin (Self Certificate, Lame)
Time: 4m 28.38s Distances: 3¾, 2, 1¾, ½, ¾, 4½, nk, 5, 5, nk, ½, 2½, 17, nose, 1½, 1, 10, 3¼
Breeder: Darley Breeding: b m Sinndar (IRE) - Love And Adventure (USA) (Halling (USA))
Tote Win: £6.30 Places: £1.60; £2.00; £2.00; £2.80 Exacta: £43.70
Winning trainer:-Name: Poulton, Jamie Born: November 17, 1965 Based: White Cottage, Stud Farm, Telescombe, Lewes, East Sussex First Licence: July 1995 Background: former gold miner in Sierra Leone and diving tender on marine salvage boat, as well as vendor of pop records. Former pupil assistant to Nicky Henderson and brother of Julian, who used to train himself but now assists Jamie. First Winner: Oozlem (Woodford Apprentice Handicap, Salisbury, August 17, 1995) Big Race Wins Include: toteexacta Fenwolf Stakes (2005 Land ‘N Stars), Addleshaw Goddard Esher Stakes (2006 Land ‘N Stars) Royal Ascot Wins (1): Queen Alexandra Stakes (2004 Corrib Eclipse) First Goodwood Winner: Arnie, Brooklands Anniversary Apprentice Handicap, June 20, 1997 Total Goodwood Wins: 5 (1 at Festival meeting) Number of Wins (2001-2008): 6; 13; 4; 11; 7; 13; 11; 5 Wins in 2009: 4
Winning jockey:-Name: Jones, Liam Born: Liverpool Based: c/o William Haggas, Somerville Lodge, Newmarket Background: Went to the same De La Salle school as Wayne Rooney (Liam was in the year above). Wanted to become a professional footballer but realised that he was never going to be big enough and enrolled in the Northern Racing College upon leaving school at 16. Went to work for Henry Candy initially before moving on to William Haggas’ yard. First winner: Illustrious Duke, Southwell, June 25, 2003 Big Race Wins Include: John Guest Diadem Stakes (2008 King’s Apostle) Total Goodwood Wins: 4 (1 at July Meeting)Wins (2003-2008): 2; 1; 9; 4; 52; 41; Wins In 2009: 27
SECOND RACE RESULT
2.45pm THE VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES (GROUP TWO)
Class 1, £80,000 guaranteed. For 2yo, 7f. Weights: colts & geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb. Penalties: a winner of a Group 1 or Group 2 race 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £45,416; 2nd: £17,216; 3rd: £8,616; 4th: £4,296; 5th: £2,152; 6th: £1,080
1) XTENSION (IRE) (Brighthelm Racing) Clive Cox 2-9-00 Adam Kirby  7/2 Fav
2) MATA KERANJANG (USA) (Fitri Hay) Paul Cole 2-9-00 Martin Dwyer  14/1
3) CORPORAL MADDOX (Mogeely Stud & Maura Gittins) Alan Jarvis 2-9-00 Jim Crowley  8/1
4) BIG AUDIO (IRE) (Michael Pescod) Richard Hannon 2-9-00 Richard Hughes 
5) ROI DE VITESSE (IRE) (Mustajed Partnership) Rod Millman 2-9-00 James Millman 
6) SHE'S A CHARACTER (Aykroyd And Sons Ltd) Richard Fahey 2-8-11 Paul Hanagan 
7) DREAMSPEED (IRE) (Jeff Smith) Andrew Balding 2-9-00 William Buick 
8) CHAPERNO (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-00 Frankie Dettori 
9) ISHTAR GATE (USA) (D S Lee) Paul Cole 2-9-00 Alan Munro 
10) LUCKY GENERAL (IRE) (Julie Wood) Richard Hannon 2-9-00 Ryan Moore 
Time: 1m 27.46s Distances: 1¼, 1½, ½, 1, ½, hd, ½, 3¼, 1½
Breeder: Paul McCartan Breeding: br c Xaar - Great Joy (IRE) (Grand Lodge (USA))
Tote Win: £3.90 Places: £1.70; £4.30; £2.70 Exacta: £56.80
Winning trainer:- Name: Cox, Clive Born: May 14, 1964 Trains at: Beechdown Farm, Sheepdrove, Lambourn, Berks Former Occupation: Professional jump and Flat jockey recording 80 winners in ten years. Rode for Peter Cundell on the Flat and Oliver Sherwood over Jumps. Started dual-purpose training from a farm in Wootton Bassett in 1992, having previously run a livery yard in Lambourn for several years. He was forced to quit a year later due to the recession, having saddled three winners, joining Mikey Heaton-Ellis’ yard near Swindon as assistant trainer. He worked for him for seven years before taking out a trainer’s licence again in 1999 upon Heaton-Ellis’ death from motor neurone disease. First Winner On Return To Training: Bet Direct On Racing Channel Text Page 372 Handicap, March 14, 2000, Southwell Other Major Wins Include: Dubai Duty Free Cup (2005 New Seeker), Dubai Duty Free Handicap (2003 & 2004 Ionian Spring), Gosforth Park Cup (2005 Out After Dark), London Clubs International Handicap (2006 Dunelight), Tote International (2003 & 2005 New Seeker), Portland Handicap (2005 Out After Dark), Prix Le Fabuleux (2003 Lago D’Orta), On The House Stakes (2007 Dunelight) Old Newton Cup (2007 Dansili Dancer) Great St Wilfred Stakes (2007 Kostar), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (2009 Xtension) Royal Ascot Wins (2): Britannia Stakes (2003 New Seeker), Royal Hunt Cup (2005 New Seeker) First Goodwood Winner: Thyolo, EBF GG Club Racing Stakes, September 13, 2003 Total Goodwood Wins: 15 (4 at Festival meeting) Horses In Training (2004-2008): 30; 34; 50; 65; 63 Wins on Flat in 2000-2008: 3; 8; 11; 14; 16; 23; 25; 29; 18; Wins in 2009: 32
Winning jockey:- Name: Kirby, Adam Background: Apprenticed to Michael Wigham in Newmarket before switching to Clive Cox’s Lambourn yard in February 2006. His father was formerly a racehorse breeder near Norwich. Now attached to Walter Swinburn’s yard. First winner (on first ride in public): Broughton Knows, Lingfield, October 1, 2004 Big Race Wins: Gosforth Park Cup (2005 Out After Dark), 47th John Smith’s Cup (2006 Fairmile), (Portland Handicap (2005 Out After Dark), Select Stakes (2007 Stotsfold), toteswinger Winter Hill Stakes (2008 Stotsfold), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (2009 Xtension) First Goodwood Winner: Dansili Dancer, Empire Property Group Handicap, June 10, 2006 Total Goodwood Wins: 9 (1 at Festival Meeting) Wins (2004-2008): 3; 54; 58; 38; 48; Wins in 2009: 46
THIRD RACE RESULT
3.25pm THE BGC SUSSEX STAKES (GROUP ONE)
Class 1, £300,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+, 1m. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 13lb; 3yo fillies 8st 10lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 7lb; 4yo+ fillies & mares 9st 4lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 8lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £170,310; 2nd: £64,560; 3rd: £32,310; 4th: £16,110; 5th: £8,070; 6th: £4,050
1) RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derek Smith) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-13 Johnny Murtagh  6/4 Fav
2) PACO BOY (IRE) (The Calvera Partnership No 2) Richard Hannon 4-9-07 Richard Hughes  7/2
3) GHANAATI (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Barry Hills 3-8-10 Richard Hills  2/1
4) FORGOTTEN VOICE (IRE) (Susan Roy) Jeremy Noseda 4-9-07 Frankie Dettori 
5) LORD SHANAKILL (USA) (Mogeely Stud & Mark Gittins) Alan Jarvis 3-8-13 Jim Crowley 
6) BEACON LODGE (IRE) (Mr & Mrs P Hargreaves) Clive Cox 4-9-07 Adam Kirby 
7) MIA'S BOY (Iraj Parvizi) Chris Dwyer 5-9-07 Ryan Moore 
8) MALIBU BAY (USA) (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derek Smith) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-13 Sean Levey 
8 ran Non-Runner: Lahaleeb (Ground)
Time: 1m 37.16s Distances: 2½, 4, 1¾, 1¼, 2¾, 7, dist
Breeder: Roberto Brogi Breeding: b c Galileo (IRE) - Looking Back (IRE) (Stravinsky (USA))
Tote Win: £3.00 Places: £1.70; £1.80; £1.10 Exacta: £8.60
Winning trainer:-Name: Aidan O’Brien Date of birth: 16/10/69 Previous occupation: Assistant trainer to Jim Bolger and Anne-Marie Crowley O’Brien Date of first licence: 1993 British Classic wins: (10) Vodafone Derby (2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral), 2000 Guineas (1998 King Of Kings, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2005 Footstepsinthesand, 2006 George Washington, 2008 Henrythenavigator), 1000 Guineas (2005 Virginia Waters),Vodafone Oaks (1998 Shahtoush, 2001 Imagine, 2006 Alexandrova), St Leger (2001 Milan, 2003 Brian Boru, 2005 Scorpion) Irish Classic Wins: (22) Irish 2,000 Guineas (1997 Desert King, 1999 Saffron Walden, 2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2008 Henrythenavigator, 2009 Mastercraftsman), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1997 Classic Park, 2001 Imagine, 2003 Yesterday, 2008 Halfway To Heaven), Irish Derby (1997 Desert King, 2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral, 2006 Dylan Thomas, 2007 Soldier Of Fortune, 2008 Frozen Fire, 2009 Fame And Glory), Irish Oaks (2006 Alexandrova, 2007 Peeping Fawn, 2008 Moonstone), Irish St Leger (2007 Yeats, 2008 Septimus) Other major wins include: Criterium de Saint-Cloud (2001 Ballingary, 2002 Alberto Giacometti), Darley Dewhurst Stakes (2001 Rock Of Gibraltar), Eclipse Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Hawk Wing, 2008 Mount Nelson), French 2,000 Guineas (2002 Landseer, 2006 Aussie Rules, 2007 Astronomer Royal), French 1,000 Guineas (2001 Rose Gypsy), Futurity Stakes (2002 Van Nistelrooy), Irish Champion Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2003 High Chaparral, 2007 Dylan Thomas), Juddmonte International Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2003 Hawk Wing), July Cup (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Galileo, 2007 Dylan Thomas, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Middle Park Stakes (2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg), National Stakes (1996 Desert King, 1997 King Of Kings, 2000 Beckett, 2001 Hawk Wing; 2003 One Cool Cat, 2005 George Washington, 2008 Mastercraftsman), Nunthorpe Stakes (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), Phoenix Stakes (1998 Lavery, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg, 2002 Spartacus, 2003 One Cool Cat, 2005 George Washington, 2006 Holy Roman Emperor, 2008 Mastercraftsman), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere/Grand Criterium (1997 Second Empire, 1999 Ciro, 2001 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2002 Hold That Tiger, 2004 Oratorio, 2005 Horatio Nelson, 2006 Holy Roman Emperor), Prix Morny (1998 Orpen, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2001 Johanesburg), Prix du Moulin (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (2007 Dylan Thomas), Prix Ganay (2007 Dylan Thomas, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2006 George Washington), Racing Post Trophy (1997 Saratoga Springs, 1999 Aristotle, 2001 High Chaparral, 2002 Brian Boru), BGC Sussex Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2008 Henrythenavigator, 2009 Rip Van Winkle), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2003 Black Sam Bellamy, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Yorkshire Oaks (2006 Alexandrova, 2007 Peeping Fawn), Blue Square Nassau Stakes (2007 Peeping Fawn, 2008 Halfway To Heaven), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2007 Peeping Fawn), Coronation Cup (2005 Yeats, 2007 Scorpion, 2008 Soldier Of Fortune) Royal Ascot wins (28): Coventry Stakes (1997 Harbour Master, 1999 Fasliyev, 2001 Landseer, 2002 Statue Of Liberty, 2007 Henrythenavigator), Chesham Stakes (1999 Bach), St James’s Palace Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2007 Excellent Art, 2008 Henrythenavigator, 2009 Mastercraftsman), Norfolk Stakes (2001 Johannesburg), Jersey Stakes (2001 Mozart), Coronation Stakes (2002 Sophisticat), Hampton Court Stakes (2004 Moscow Ballet, 2005 Indigo Cat), King Edward VII Stakes (2004 Five Dynasties), Queen Anne Stakes (2006 Ad Valorem, 2008 Haradasun), Gold Cup (2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 Yeats), Queen’s Vase (2007 Mahler) Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Hardwicke Stakes (2008 Macarthur), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2008 Honolulu) First Goodwood Winner: Orpen, EBF Richard Baerlein Maiden, August 1, 1998 Total Goodwood Wins: 13 (11 at Festival meeting) Wins in Britain 2000-2008: 10; 20*; 10*; 6; 4; 20; 11; 18*; 20* *champion trainer for win and place prize money; Wins in 2009 (In Britain): 7
Winning jockey:-Name: Murtagh, John Patrick Born: May 14, 1970 Background: Attended the Apprentice Jockeys School at Kildare while serving as an apprentice for John Oxx, with whom he stayed with until 2004. Apprentice champion in 1989, winning the senior version in 1995 and 1998, despite lingering weight problems. Used regularly by Sir Michael Stoute in 2000 when Kieren Fallon was injured, and won 12 Group One contests in that season alone. Spent some of 2006 riding over hurdles, but returned to flat racing later that year, and spent 2007 as Ballydoyle’s main jockey in Britain, following the suspension of Kieren Fallon on suspicion of race-fixing, before being given the job full-time because of Fallon’s 18 month ban for failing a drugs test. First Winner: Chicago Style, Limerick, July 6, 1987 British Classic Wins (5): Investec Derby (2000 Sinndar, 2002 High Chaparral, 2005 Motivator), 2000 Guineas (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2008 Henrythenavigator) Group One Wins: National Stakes (1993 Manntari), Opera (1995 Timarida), Moulin de Longchamp (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Matron Stakes (1995 Timarida), Coronation Stakes (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Yorkshire Oaks (1996 Key Change), Irish Champion Stakes (1996 Timarida), Beverly D Stakes (1996 Timarida), Bayerisches Zuchtrennen (1996 Timarida), Irish Oaks (1997 Ebaditla), Moyglare Stus Stakes (1998 Ebadilya), Irish Oaks (1998 Winona), National Stakes (1999 Sinndar), Gold Cup (1999 Enzeli), Yorkshire Oaks (2000 Petrushka), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Oper (2000 Petrushka), Irish Oaks (2000 Petrushka), Irish Derby (2000 Sinndar), Hong Kong Vase (2000 Daliapour), Epsom Derby (2000 Sinndar), Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Breeders’ Cup Turf (2000 Kalanisi), Bayerisches Zuchtrennen (2000 Greek Dance), Arc de Triomphe (2000 Sinndar), Abbaye (2000 Namid), St James’s Palace Stakes (2001 Black Minnaloushe), Irish 2000 Guineas (2001 Black Minnaloushe), Gold Cup (2001 Royal Rebel), E P Taylor Stakes (2001 Choc Ice), Gold Cup (2002 Royal Rebel), Epsom Derby (2002 High Chaparral), Cadran (2002 Give Notice), 2000 Guineas (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2003 Alamshar), Irish Derby (2003 Alamshar), Golden Jubilee (2003 Choisir), BGC Sussex Stakes (2004 Soviet Song, 2008 Henrythenavigator), Matron Stakes (2004 Soviet Song), July Cup (2004 Frizzante), Falmouth Stakes (2004 Soviet Song), Falmouth Stakes (2005 Soviet Song), Epsom Derby (2005 Motivator), Yorkshire Oaks (2007 Peeping Fawn), Vermeille (2007 Mrs Lindsay), Nassau Stakes (2007 Peeping Fawn), King George & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2007 Dylan Thomas), Irish Oaks (2007 Peeping Fawn), Irish Gold Cup (2007 Notnowcato), Golden Jubilee (2007 Soldier’s Tale), Falmouth Stakes (2007 Simply Perfect), Fillies Mile (2007 Listen), Prix Ganay (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2008 Henrythenavigator), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Coronation Cup (2008 Soldier Of Fortune), Coral-Eclipse (2008 Mount Nelson), Irish Oaks (2008 Moonstone), King George & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Blue Square Nassau Stakes (2008 Halfway To Heaven), Phoenix Stakes (2008 Mastercraftsman), Juddmonte International Stakes (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Darley Prix Morny (2008 Bushranger), National Stakes (2008 Mastercraftsman), Shadwell Middle Park Stakes (2008 Bushranger), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2009 Mastercraftsman), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2009 Again), Irish Derby (2009 Fame And Glory) Royal Ascot Wins (32): Coronation Stakes (1995 Ridgewood Pearl); Gold Cup (1999 Enzeli, 2001 Royal Rebel, 2002, Royal Rebel, 2008 & 2009 Yeats), St James’s Palace Stakes (2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2008 Henrythenavigator, 2009 Mastercraftsman), Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (2000, Katiykha), Ascot Handicap Stakes (2000 Barba Papa), Golden Jubilee (2000 Superior Premium, 2003 Choisir, 2007 Soldier’s Tale), King George V Handicap (2001 Beekeeper), Ribblesdale Stakes (2001 Sahara Slew), Wokingham Handicap (2001 Nice One Clare), Queen Anne Stakes (2002 No Excuse Needed, 2008 Haradasun), King Edward VII Stakes (2002 Balakheri), Windsor Castle Stakes (2002 Revenue), King’s Stand Stakes (2003 Choisir), Hampton Court Stakes (2003 Persian Majesty), Jersey Stakes (2005 Proclamation), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2005 Cruzspiel, 2008 Honolulu), Queen Mary Stakes (2007 Elletelle), Britannia Handicap (2007 Eddie Jock), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Hardwicke Stakes (2008 Macarthur), Windsor Forest Stakes (2009 Spacious) Leading Rider at Royal Ascot: 2001 (5 wins); 2002 (4 wins), 2008 (6 wins)) First Goodwood Winner: No Excuse Needed (Champagne Victor Vintage Stakes, August 2, 2000) Total Goodwood Wins: 23 (17 at July Meeting) Wins in Britain 1999-2008: 9; 17; 10; 15; 12; 77; 48; 0; 21; 28; Wins in Britain in 2008: 10
FOURTH RACE RESULT
4.00pm THE RACING UK HERITAGE HANDICAP
Class 2, £60,000 guaranteed. For 3yo rated 0-105, 1m 4f. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £37,386; 2nd: £11,196; 3rd: £5,598; 4th: £2,802; 5th: £1,398; 6th: £702
1) CLASSIC VINTAGE (USA) (Bob & Pauline Scott, Adrian & Julia Powell, Gallagher Stud) Amanda Perrett 3-8-13 Jim Crowley  11/1
2) STATE BANQUET (USA) (De La Warr Racing) Hughie Morrison 3-8-07 Steve Drowne  18/1
3) BECAUSEWECAN (USA) (Douglas Livingston) Mark Johnston 3-8-01 Royston Ffrench  20/1
4) COSMIC SUN (The Cosmic Cases) Richard Fahey 3-9-00 Paul Hanagan 
5) AKMAL (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-9-02 Tadhg O'Shea 
6) TOO MUCH TROUBLE (Jaber Abdullah) Mick Channon 3-9-07 Darryll Holland 
7) CHIBERTA KING (The Pink Hat Racing Partnership) Andrew Balding 3-8-11 William Buick 
8) SABOTAGE (UAE) (Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-9-04 Neil Callan 
9) MATRAASH (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-9-02 Richard Hills 
10) FIN VIN DE LEU (GER) (R M F Curry) Mark Johnston 3-8-00 Andrew Mullen 
11) TOPOLSKI (IRE) (Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds V) Mark Johnston 3-8-12 Greg Fairley 
12) BRAVEHEART MOVE (IRE) (Moyglare Stud Farm) Sir Mark Prescott 3-8-09 Seb Sanders  3/1 Fav
13) BARWELL BRIDGE (N Pickett) Sylvester Kirk 3-9-01 James Doyle 
14) NORWEGIAN DANCER (UAE) (Philip Wilkins) Ed McMahon 3-8-10 Stephen Donohoe 
14 ran Non-Runner: Funday (Self Certificate, Not Eaten Up), Highland Glen (refused to enter stalls)
15p in the £1 deduction on all winning bets
Time: 2m 36.52s Distances: 2¾, hd, sh, 4½, 2¼, hd, nk, 1¼, 2¾, 1, ¾, 5, 25
Breeder: Gallagher’‘s Stud Breeding: b c El Prado (IRE) - Cellars Shiraz (USA) (Kissin Kris (USA))
Tote Win: £11.70 Places: £4.00; £4.50; £6.90 Exacta: £130.30
Winning Trainer:- Name: Perrett, Amanda Born: December 31, 1969 Based: Coombelands Stables, Pulborough, West Sussex Background: Daughter of dual British champion trainer Guy Harwood, Perrett was a successful amateur jockey, riding 54 winners on the flat and 40 over jumps (in point-to-points). In 1995, she married Mark Perrett, a former jockey who, having begun his career as apprentice to Harwood, went on to become one of the country's top riders over jumps, winning both the Welsh and Scottish Grand National. Amanda took over the license to train at Coombelands Racing Stables in Pulborough, West Sussex, from her father in 1996, with her husband acting as her assistant. First Group 1 Win: Prix du Moulin (2000 Indian Lodge) Other Big Race Wins: Prix de la Foret (2000 Indian Lodge); Oak Tree Stakes (2002 Desert Alchemy); Celebration Mile (2002 Tillerman); Gordon Richards Stakes (2005 Weightless); Diadem Stakes (2005 Baron’s Pit); Lupe Stakes (2006 Soft Centre (dht Rising Cross)), Henry II Stakes (2006 Tungsten Strike), Sagaro Stakes (2007 Tungsten Strike) Royal Ascot Wins (1): King George V Handicap (2000 Give The Slip) First Goodwood win: Transom (Mortar Mill Handicap, June 12, 1997) Total Goodwood wins: 41 (5 at Festival Meeting) Horses in Training (2001-08): 99; 104; 100; 120; 109; 104; 85; 59; Winners (1996-2008): 1; 8; 11; 18; 27; 37; 60; 55; 52; 42; 32; 33; 30; Wins in 2009: 13
Winning jockey:-Name: Crowley, Jim Born: July 14, 1978 Based: Pulborough, West Sussex. Formerly a conditional rider for Sue Smith. Enjoying a burgeoning career on the flat after making his name over jumps First Winner: Robbo (Southwell, August 15, 1997, Mars Amateur Riders’ Maiden Handicap) Big Race Wins: Fenwolf Stakes (2006 Hawridge Prince), Jockey Club Cup (2006 Hawridge Prince); totesport Lanzarote Hurdle (Crossbow Creek 2005), totesport Chester Cup (2008 Bulwark), Dubai Duty Free 25th Anniversary World Trophy (2008 Moorhouse Lad), Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2008 Lord Shanakill), Investec Woodcote Stakes (2009 Corporal Maddox) First Group One Win: Lord Shanakill, Etihad Airways Prix Jean Prat, Chantilly, July 5, 2009 Total Goodwood Wins: 20 (2 at Festival Meeting) First Glorious Goodwood Winner: Coasting, Royal & SunAlliance Nursery, August 3, 2007 Number of Flat Wins (2004-2008): 1; 0; 36; 65; 92; 76; Wins in 2009: 72
FIFTH RACE RESULT
4.35pm THE MARKEL INTERNATIONAL MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES
Class 2, £20,000 guaranteed. For 2yo fillies, 6f. Weights: 9st. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,952; 2nd: £3,854; 3rd: £1,926; 4th: £962
1) BEYOND DESIRE (Clipper Logistics) Michael Jarvis 2-9-00 Neil Callan  2/1 Fav
2) NIMUE (USA) (Fitri Hay) Paul Cole 2-9-00 Martin Dwyer  7/2
3) DAMIETTA (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-00 Frankie Dettori  5/1
4) BONHEURS ART (IRE) (Matthew Green) Barry Hills 2-9-00 Michael Hills 
5) FIRST TERM (The Playground Partnership) Richard Hannon 2-9-00 Richard Hughes 
6) SPECIALISING (Ann Black) Mick Channon 2-9-00 Edward Creighton 
7) SO SURREAL (IRE) (R Henderson & B Cunningham) Gary Moore 2-9-00 Ryan Moore 
8) MYSTIC MILLIE (IRE) (Dennis Shaw) Clive Cox 2-9-00 Adam Kirby 
8 ran Non-Runner: Poppy Seed (Self Certificate, Lame)
Time: 1m 13.23s Distances: 1¼, 5, 1¼, 2¼, ½, 3¼, 3¼
Breeder: Pinnacle Bloodstock Breeding: b f Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Compradore (Mujtahid (USA))
Tote Win: £2.80 Places: £1.40; £1.50; £1.90 Exacta: £10.30
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) First Royal Ascot win: Cork and Orrery Stakes (June 19, 1969 Tudor Music) First Goodwood winner: Flying Legs (July 30, 1968 - Molecomb Stakes) Total Goodwood wins: 41 (16 at July Meeting) 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: 41
Winning jockey:-Name: Callan, Neil Francis Born: July 6, 1978 Based: Newmarket, Suffolk Background: Hails from County Kildare. Rode for Willie Fitzpatrick at The Curragh and Kevin Prendergast in Ireland. After a luckless spell, he had applied for a job as a kitchen fitter before joining Karl Burke in February 1998 as a work-rider on a six-month contract. After two months Burke suggested he should take out a British licence. First Winner: Dancing Lawyer (Levy Board Apprentice Handicap, Warwick, May 4, 1998 - debut ride in Britain) Big Race Wins: Oaks d’Italia (2007 Fashion Statement), Middle Park Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Gimcrack Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Rose Of Lancaster Stakes (2006 Mulaqat), Sunday Special Handicap (1998 Raise A Prince), Vodafone Fillies’ Stakes (2004 Astrocharm), Portland Handicap (2004 Halmahera) Racing Post Trophy (2005 Palace Episode); Old Newton Cup (2006 Consular), Persimmon Homes Flying Childers Stakes (2006 Wi Dud), Duke Of York Stakes (2007 Amadeus Wolf), Topkapi Trophy (2008 Pressing) Other details: champion apprentice in 1999, champion all-weather jockey 2000, 2003 and 2007 Royal Ascot Wins (1): Buckingham Palace Stakes (2006 Uhoomagoo) First Royal Ascot Winner: Uhoomagoo, Buckingham Palace Stakes, June 22, 2006 First Goodwood winner: Tarxien (Horseracing Abroad H’cap, June 26, 1998) Goodwood winners: 7 (3 at July Meeting) Wins (1998-2008): 29, 56, 80, 38, 52, 52, 126, 151, 129, 102, 109 Wins in 2009: 77
SIXTH RACE RESULT
5.10pm THE COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE EBF FILLIES’ & MARES’ HANDICAP
Class 2, £20,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ fillies & mares rated 0-100 which are EBF eligible, 1m 1f. Weights: highest weight 10st; minimum weight 8st 9lb; 3yo 8st. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 9lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,462; 2nd: £3,732; 3rd: £1,866; 4th: £934; 5th: £466; 6th: £234
1) ALSACE LORRAINE (IRE) (Merry Fox Stud Limited) James Fanshawe 4-9-13 Jamie Spencer  9/2 JF
2) FULL OF LOVE (IRE) (Suzanne & Nigel Williams) Barry Hills 3-9-01 Michael Hills  11/2
3) CLUB TAHITI (Seasons Holidays) Roger Charlton 3-9-05 Eddie Ahern  13/2
4) TOTTIE (Julian Richmond-Watson) Amanda Perrett b1 3-9-08 Jim Crowley 
5) MY AUNT FANNY (Jeremy & S R Hitchens) Andrew Balding 4-10-00 Liam Keniry 
6) ROMANY PRINCESS (IRE) (E (Con Harrington) Richard Hannon 4-10-03 Richard Hughes  9/2 Jt Fav
7) SUCH OPTIMISM (G C Myddelton) Ralph Beckett 3-9-05 Richard Kingscote 
8) ATABAAS ALLURE (FR) (Renata Jacobs) Mark Johnston 3-9-00 Royston Ffrench 
9) TRUMPET LILY (Mrs J Edwards-Heathcote) Jonny Portman 4-9-12 Alan Munro 
10) OCEAN TRANSIT (IRE) (G E Amey) Richard Price 4-9-10 James Doyle 
11) QALAHARI (IRE) (West Ilsley Racing) Denis Coakley 3-9-7 Tadhg O'Shea 
12) PERFECT FRIEND (Lady Davis) Sylvester Kirk 3-8-13 Neil Callan 
13) FANDITHA (IRE) (A P Patey) Richard Hannon 3-9-03 Ryan Moore 
14) FANTASY PRINCESS (USA) (Alan Spence) Gerard Butler 4-9-07 Frankie Dettori 
14 ran Non-Runner: Queen Martha (Self Certificate, Temperature)
Time: 1m 56.31s Distances: nk, nose, sh, ¾, nk, ½, nk, 1, hd, 2, 1½, 7, 18
Breeder: 6C Stallions Ltd Breeding: b f Giant’s Causeway (USA) - Mer de Corail (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA))
Tote Win: £4.90 Places: £2.20; £1.70; £2.60 Exacta: £15.00
Winning trainer:-Name: Fanshawe, James Robert Date of birth:6/8/62. Trains at Pegasus Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Date of first licence:1990 First winner: Black Sapphire, Salisbury, May 8, 1990 Previous Occupation: Assistant to Michael Stoute and David Nicholson. Major wins include: Eclipse Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Dante Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Prix Kergorlay (1998 Arctic Owl), Jockey Club Stakes (1998 Arctic Owl), Prix du Cadran (1998 Invermark), Bonusprint Stakes (1999 Arctic Owl), Irish St Leger (2000 Arctic Owl), Fillies’ Mile (2002 Soviet Song), Frenchgate First For Fashion May Hill Stakes (2007 Spacious) Royal Hunt Cup (2003 Macadamia), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia, 2004 & 2005 Soviet Song), Darley July Cup (2004 Frizzante), Sussex Stakes (2004 Soviet Song), Blue Square Stewards’ Cup (2007 Zidane), Sony Summer Mile (2007 Cesare), Gimcrack Stakes (2007 Sir Gerry) Other details: National Hunt successes include Champion Hurdle (1992 Royal Gait and 2002 Hors La Loi III) Royal Ascot Wins (7): Royal Hunt Cup (2003 Macadamia, 2006 Cesare), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2004 Unscrupulous), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2005 Cruzspiel), Windsor Forest Stakes (2006 Soviet Song, 2009 Spacious), Britannia Handicap (2006 Sir Gerard) First Goodwood winner: Stylish Senor (July 30, 1991 - Gordon Stakes) Goodwood wins: 28 (8 at July Meeting). Number of horses in training (1990-2008): 32; 51; 78; 71; 82; 76; 62; 59; 58; 65; 98; 87; 84; 110; 106; 105; 103; 101; 99; Wins in a season (1990-2008): 18; 22; 28; 34; 24; 29; 22; 23; 52; 46; 40; 38; 58; 46; 44; 43; 46; 35; 26; Wins in 2008: 9
Winning jockey:-Name: Spencer, James (Jamie) Peter Date of Birth: 08/06/1980 British Classic Wins: Investec Oaks (2009 Sariska), St Leger (2003 Brian Boru) Achievements: Champion Jockey in 2005 with 162 wins that Turf season. First jockey since 1885 to complete the Autumn Double (2006 Formal Decree and Detroit City) Major wins include: Cambridgeshire (2006 Formal Decree), Cesarewitch (2006 Detroit City), Champion Stakes (2005 David Junior), Dubai Duty Free (2006 David Junior), Eclipse Stakes (2006 David Junior), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia), Frenchgate First For Fashion May Hill Stakes (2007 Spacious), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1998 Tarascon, 2002 Gossamer), Jockey Club Stakes (2002 Marienbard), Lockinge Stakes (2007 Red Evie), Matron Stakes (2007 Red Evie), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2000 Sequoyah), Nunthorpe Stakes (2002 Kyllachy), Prix de l’Abbaye (2006 Desert Lord), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2004 Powerscourt), Weatherbys Champion Bumper (2002 Pizarro), William Hill Sprint Cup (2005 Goodricke), totesport Cambridgeshire (2006 Formal Decree), Blue Square Stewards’ Cup (2001 Guinea Hunter, 2007 Zidane), Racing Post Trophy (2008 Crowded House) Other details: Champion apprentice in Ireland 1999. Stable jockey to Aidan O’Brien in 2004, now freelance in Britain Royal Ascot wins (16): St James’s Palace Stakes (2007 Excellent Art), Coventry Stakes (2001 Landseer, 2008 Art Connoisseur), Britannia Handicap (2003 New Seeker), Queen Mary Stakes (2004 Damson), Hampton Court Stakes (2004 Moscow Ballet), King Edward VII Stakes (2004 Five Dynasties), Albany Stakes (2005 La Chunga, 2007 Nijoom Dubai), Windsor Forest Stakes (2006 Soviet Song), Royal Hunt Cup (2006 Cesare), Sandringham Handicap (2006 Red Evie, 2009 Moneycantbuymelove), Britannia Handicap (2006 Sir Gerard), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2007 Enjoy The Moment), Norfolk Stakes (2009 Radiohead) First Goodwood win: Rizerie (Celer et Audax Maiden Fillies’ Stakes, June 30, 2000) Goodwood wins: 40 (9 at July Meeting) Wins in Britain (1998-2008): 3, 8, 78, 112, 86, 102, 27, 180 (Champion Jockey), 155, 190 (Shared Champion Jockey with Seb Sanders); 113; Wins in 2009: 92
SEVENTH RACE RESULT
5.45pm THE EBF KENNELS CLASSIFIED STAKES
Class 2, £20,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ rated 0-95 which are EBF eligible, 7f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 11lb; 3yo fillies 8st 8lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 4lb; 4yo+ fillies & mares 9st 1lb - for horses reassessed since the publication of the qualifying rating list entry, the excess in any rating above the rating band shall be added to the weights stated. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,462; 2nd: £3,732; 3rd: £1,866; 4th: £934; 5th: £466; 6th: £234
1) AXIOM (Dic Racing Syndicate) Luca Cumani 5-9-04 Frankie Dettori  4/1
2) MOYNAHAN (USA) (D S Lee) Paul Cole 4-9-04 Alan Munro  20/1
3) PROCLAIM (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston b1 3-8-11 Royston Ffrench  9/1
4) SPANISH BOUNTY (The Farleigh Court Racing Partnership) Jonny Portman 4-9-04 Eddie Ahern 
5) SOMETHING (IRE) (Middleham Park Racing LIII) David Nicholls 7-9-04 Andrew Mullen 
6) MISTER HARDY (The Cosmic Cases) Richard Fahey 4-9-04 Paul Hanagan 
7) SAUCY BROWN (IRE) (The Heffer Syndicate) Richard Hannon 3-8-11 Richard Hughes 
8) CELTIC SULTAN (IRE) (Sylvia Clegg & Louise Worthington) Tom Tate 5-9-04 Michael Fenton 
9) PURISSIMA (USA) (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-08 Ryan Moore  3/1 Fav
10) MUJOOD (Eden Racing) Eve Johnson Houghton 6-9-04 Kevin Ghunowa 
11) BABY STRANGE (Market Avenue Racing Club Ltd) Derek Shaw 5-9-04 Jim Crowley 
12) CLIFTON DANCER (Clifton Partners) Tom Dascombe 4-9-01 Richard Kingscote 
13) KING'S WONDER (D G Clarke & C L A Edginton) William Muir 4-9-04 Martin Dwyer 
14) PERFECT FLIGHT (John Drew) Michael Blanshard 4-9-01 Kirsty Milczarek 
15) GRAND VISTA (Blue Diamond Racing) Gary Moore 5-9-04 Adam Kirby 
16 ran Non-Runner: Noble Citizen (Going), Makaamen (Going)
Time: 1m 26.75s Distances: ½, 1, hd, 1¼, 2, 1½, nose, sh, ½, sh, 1, ½, 1½, 25
Breeder: Cheveley Park Stud Breeding: ch h Pivotal - Exhibitor (USA) (Royal Academy (USA))
Tote Win: £4.60 Places: £2.10; £5.90; £3.50 Exacta: £93.50
Winning trainer:-Name: Cumani, Luca Matteo Date of birth: 7/4/49; Date of first licence: 1976; First winner: Three Legs, Duke Of York Stakes, York, May 13, 1976 Previous Occupation: Jockey in Italy, France and Britain with 84 winners - assistant to Sergio Cumani and Henry Cecil; Classic wins: (3) Vodafone Derby (1988 Kahyasi, 1998 High-Rise), St Leger (1984 Commanche Run) Other major wins include: Breeders’ Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Challenge Stakes (2005 Le Vie Dei Colori), Eclipse-Stakes (2003 Falbrav), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2005 Alkaased), Gran Premio di Milano (2000 Endless Hall), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1990 Ensconse, 2002 Gossamer), Irish Derby (1988 Kahyasi), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1993 Barathea), Italian Oaks (1998 Zomaradah), Japan Cup (2003 Falbrav, 2005 Alkaased), Juddmonte International Stakes (1985 Commanche Run, 1998 One So Wonderful, 2003 Falbrav), Lonsdale Stakes (2002 Boreas), Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile (2001 Gossamer), Prix d’Ispahan (2003 Falbrav), Prix du Moulin (2005 Starcraft), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction, 2003 Falbrav, 2005 Starcraft), Singapore Airlines International Cup (2001 Endless Hall), St James’s Palace Stakes (1985 Bairn, 1987 Half a Year), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set), Yorkshire Oaks (1993 & 1994 Only Royale) totesport Ebor (1999 Vicious Circle, 2004 Mephisto, 2007 Purple Moon) Royal Ascot wins: 10 First Royal Ascot winner: Sunny Spring (June 18, 1976 - Windsor Castle Stakes) Major Royal Ascot wins: St James’s Palace Stakes (1985 Bairn, 1987 Half A Year), Queen Anne Stakes (1987 Then Again, 1990 Markofdistinction, 1994 Barathea). Trains at Bedford House Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk First Goodwood winner: Kilroy Hawk (Bain Dawes Maiden Stakes, Sept 16, 1978) Total Goodwood wins: 88 (34 at Festival Meeting) Horses in training (1985-2008): 100; 112; 119; 151; 165; 187; 150; 132; 121; 96; 103; 124; 139; 152; 135; 100; 83; 84; 103; 102; 103; 120; 112; 118 Wins in a season (1984-2008): 50; 60; 67; 83; 73; 88; 109; 72; 54; 39; 47; 39; 62; 66; 54; 34; 29; 25; 24; 57; 42; 38; 39; 54; 52; Wins in 2009: 23
Winning jockey:-Name: Dettori, Lanfranco.Born: 15/12/70 in Milan, Italy Background: Son of dual English 2000 Guineas winning jockey Gianfranco, “Frankie” also came to Britain early in his career to become apprentice for Luca Cumani in July 1985. In 1990, he became the first teenager to ride 100 winners since Lester Piggott. Appointed number one jockey for brand new Godolphin stable in the winter of 1993/94. Champion jockey for the first time in 1994 with 223 winners, retaining his title the following year with 216 victories. Became the first jockey to win all seven races on a card on September 28, 1996, at Ascot. Narrowly escaped death when his plane crashed shortly after take off at Newmarket racecourse in June 2000. He received an honorary MBE on December 29, 2000, and became champion jockey for a third time in 2004 with 195 victories. First winner: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986), First British winner: Lizzy Hare (Goodwood June 9, 1987) Other Achievements: Received Bill Shoemaker Award for outstanding performance by a jockey at 2006 Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs British Classic wins; (13) Derby (2007 Authorized), Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell, 2002 Kazzia); St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche, 1996 Shantou, 2005 Scorpion, 2006 Sixties Icon, 2008 Conduit), 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia) Irish Classic wins: Irish Oaks (2001 Lailani, 2003 Vintage Tipple), Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi), Irish St Leger (1999 Kayf Tara) French Classic wins: Prix du Jockey-Club (1992 Polytain, 2005 Shamardal, 2007 Lawman), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori, 2000 Bachir, 2005 Shamardal), Prix Diane Hermes (2007 West Wind) Other major wins include: Cheveley Park Stakes (2000 Regal Rose, 2003 Carry On Katie), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), GNER Doncaster Cup (2006 Sergeant Cecil), UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes (2008 Nahoodh), Fillies’ Mile (1990 Shamshir, 1999 Teggiano, 2000 Crystal Music), Haydock Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat); Juddmonte International (1996 Halling, 1997 Singspiel, 2001 Sakhee, 2007 Authorized), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra, 1998 Swain,1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (2000 Aljabr, 2008 Literato), Middle Park Stakes (1996 Bahamian Bounty, 1998 Lujain, 2006 Dutch Art), Nunthorpe Stakes (1993 Lochsong, 1995 So Factual, 1998 Lochangel), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction; 1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium), Racing Post Trophy (2006 Authorixed), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set, 1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre, 2007 Ramonti); Vodafone Coronation Cup (1996 Swain, 1997 Singspiel, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq), Yorkshire Oaks (1994 Only Royale), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2001 Lailani, 2006 Ouija Board) Dubai: Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist) France: Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2005 Alkaased), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Prix de l’Abbaye (1993, 1994 Lochsong, 2004 Var), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist), Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr); Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat); Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential, 1997 Starborough, 1998 Almutawakel), Prix du Cadran (2006 Sergeant Cecil), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard), Prix du Moulin (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Prix Jean Luc Lagardere (2007 Rio De La Plata) Germany: Deutsches Derby (1991 Temporal), Grosser Preis Von Baden (2002 Marienbard) Ireland: Irish Champion Stakes (1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera) Japan: Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 2002 Falbrav, 2005 Alkaased) North America: Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2006 Ouija Board), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (2004 Wilko), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Breeders’ Cup Turf (1999 Daylami, 2006 Red Rocks), Breeders’ Cup Classic (2008 Raven’s Pass), Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq) Hong Kong: Hong Kong Cup (2000 Fantastic Light, 2003 Falbrav, 2007 Ramonti), Hong Kong Mile (2004 Firebreak), Hong Kong Vase (1996 Luso), Centenary Sprint Cup (2002 Firebolt), Queen Elizabeth II Cup (1996 Overbury) Royal Ascot wins: 41 First Royal Ascot win: Queen Anne Stakes (June 19, 1990 Markofdistinction) Major Royal Ascot wins: Gold Cup (1992 & 93 Drum Taps, 1998 Kayf Tara, 2004 Papineau), St James’s Palace (1997 Starborough), King’s Stand Stakes (1994 Lochsong), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Golden Jubilee Stakes (1995 So Factual), Queen Anne Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction, 1997 Allied Forces, 1998 Inktikhab, 2003 Dubai Destination, 2004 Refuse To Bend, 2007 Ramonti), Leading rider at Royal Ascot: 1997(4 wins); 1998(7 wins); 1999 (4 wins); 2003 (3 wins); 2004 (6 wins) First Goodwood Win: Lizzy Hare (Birdless Grove Handicap, June 9, 1987) Total Goodwood wins: 157 (49 at July Meeting) Wins (1987-2008): 8, 22, 75^, 141, 94, 101, 149, 233*, 216*, 123, 176, 132, 132, 47, 94, 69, 101, 195*, 87, 131, 77, 67 ^Champion apprentice *Champion jockey Wins in 2009: 31
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