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Friday, July 31, 2009


GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2009
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
FOURTH DAY, FRIDAY, JULY 31


GOOD DAY AT THE OFFICE FOR CLERK BUCKLEY


A sunny day, pleasant temperatures, high-quality racing and praise for the turf - little wonder Goodwood’s clerk of the course, Seamus Buckley, was looking pleased as the track’s big meeting concluded its fourth day.


“The racing’s been great and we’re delighted with the ground, which has stood up remarkably well,” said Buckley.


“It’s ridden faster than I anticipated, because when we walked it this morning I felt it was quite tacky, but the sun got on it and dried it out and we’re bang on good ground. The times are showing that.


“There is some rain coming to the area between now and the first race tomorrow, but it should move away and I’m hoping we won’t get wet during racing. We’re moving the rail on the top bend to create a lovely strip of about three furlongs for the fillies’ race [the Blue Square Nassau Stakes].”

Today’s Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap, a consolation race for horses that failed to get into tomorrow’s Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup, suggested horses drawn high or who could get to the far rail were at an advantage, but Buckley said: “I think it’s pretty even right across the course. Races down the straight course earlier in the week suggested there was nothing in it, and the final race today over five furlongs showed that the winner came tight to the stands’ rail and was nearly beaten by a horse who came even tighter.


“Personally I don’t think there will be anything in it and it will depend on where the pace is in the race.

“I’m a happy man tonight and I’m looking forward to the final day tomorrow, albeit with a little sadness that this wonderful occasion is coming to a close until next year.”


CROWD

Today’s crowd came to 20,508, down 11 per cent on the excellent figure in 2008.


Callum MacKay, Goodwood Racecourse’s Marketing & PR Manager, said: “We reduced the number of guest badges in the Richmond Enclosure to make sure there was no overcrowding there, while the number of people in the Gordon Enclosure was also down.


“We are hoping to have a fairly full house tomorrow though there will be tickets on sale on the day at the gates to both the Gordon and Lennox Enclosures.”



RACING POST GLORIOUS GOODWOOD LEADING RIDER AWARD - POSITIONS AT THE END OF DAY FOUR

1ST 2ND 3RD
Frankie Dettori 4 1 1
Ryan Moore 3 3 4
Jimmy Fortune 3 1 3
Richard Hughes 2 4 1
Jim Crowley 2 2 2
Neil Callan 2 - -
Martin Dwyer 1 4 -
Adam Kirby 1 1 -
Tom Queally 1 1 -
Greg Fairley 1 - 2
Tadhg O’Shea 1 - 1
Chris Catlin 1 - -
Graham Gibbons 1 - -
Tony Hamilton 1 - -
Liam Jones 1 - -
Richard Mullen 1 - -
Johnny Murtagh 1 - -
Jamie Spencer 1 - -
Michael Hills - 3 -
Alan Munro - 3 -
Adrian Nicholls - 1 3
Richard Hills - 1 1
Steve Drowne - 1 -
Paul Hanagan - 1 -
Rod Millman - 1 -
William Buick - - 2
Royston Ffrench - - 2
Eddie Ahern - - 1
Edward Creighton - - 1
Tony Culhane - - 1
Dale Gibson - - 1
Dean Heslop - - 1
Hayley Turner - - 1

LEADING TRAINERS AT THE END OF DAY FOUR
1ST 2ND 3RD
Mark Johnston 4 - 4
Richard Hannon 2 3 -
Sir Michael Stoute 2 1 1
Saeed bin Suroor 2 1 1
Clive Cox 1 1 -
Richard Fahey 1 1 -
William Muir 1 1 -
Henry Cecil 1 - -
Luca Cumani 1 - -
James Fanshawe 1 - -
Michael Jarvis 1 - -
Alan King 1 - -
William Knight 1 - -
Ed McMahon 1 - -
Brian Meehan 1 - -
Willie Musson 1 - -
Aidan O’Brien IRE 1 - -
Amanda Perrett 1 - -
Jamie Poulton 1 - -
David Simcock 1 - -
Bryan Smart 1 - -
Marcus Tregoning 1 - -
Paul Cole - 4 -
Barry Hills - 3 1
David Nicholls - 2 3
John Gosden - 2 1
Peter Chapple-Hyam - 1 -
James Given - 1 -
Rod Millman - 1 -
Terry Mills - 1 -
Gary Moore - 1 -
Stan Moore - 1 -
Hughie Morrison - 1 -
Jonjo O’Neill - 1 -
Lucy Wadham - 1 -
Mick Channon - - 5
Jeremy Noseda - - 2
Andrew Balding - - 2
Eric Alston - - 1
David Barron - - 1
Michael Bell - - 1
Roger Charlton - - 1
John Dunlop - - 1
Alan Jarvis - - 1
Jamie Osborne - - 1
Peter Winkworth - - 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 (G2) XTENSION Clive Cox Adam Kirby 7/2F 10
BGC Sussex Stakes (G1) 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

Third Day - Thursday, July 30, 2009
Summer Vase Heritage Handicap ROMAN REPUBLIC Mark Johnston Neil Callan 9/2 16
Audi Stakes (G3) KINGSGATE NATIVE Sir Michael Stoute Ryan Moore 7/1 17
Coutts Goodwood Cup (G2) SCHIAPARELLI Saeed bin Suroor Frankie Dettori 6/4F 10
Moet Hennessy Fillies’ Stakes (G3) SEVENNA Henry Cecil Tom Queally 12/1 9
XL Insurance Heritage Handicap SURUOR David Simcock Jimmy Fortune 9/2 12
EBF New Ham Maiden Fillies’ Stakes WATER BISCUIT Brian Meehan Frankie Dettori 4/1 13
Charlton Handicap BLUE JACK William Muir Martin Dwyer 9/1 23

Fourth Day - Friday, July 31, 2009
Coutts Glorious Stakes (G3) ILLUSTRIOUS BLUE William Knight Jim Crowley 9/1 9
Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap JOHANNES Richard Fahey Tony Hamilton 12/1 22
totesport Mile Heritage Handicap LAA RAYB Mark Johnston Jimmy Fortune 25/1 19
Richmond Stakes (G2) DICK TURPIN Richard Hannon Richard Hughes 6/5F 9
RSA Nursery Handicap BLACK SNOWFLAKE Saeed bin Suroor Frankie Dettori 7/2F 17
Oak Tree Stakes (G3) SUMMER FETE Bryan Smart Richard Mullen 9/1 13
Turf Club Handicap NOBLE STORM Ed McMahon Graham Gibbons 9/2 9




GLORIOUS GOODWOOD FINAL DAY - SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009

ENTRANCE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY

Racegoers wishing to come racing at Goodwood tomorrow, Saturday, August 1, will be able to purchase tickets for the Gordon and Lennox Enclosures at the gates.



Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup odds from the sponsor at 5pm on Friday, July 31

Five places paid!

10/1 Sonny Red
11/1 Prohibit
11/1 Markab
14/1 Jimmy Styles
16/1 Genki
16/1 Knot In Wood
16/1 Enderby Spirit
16/1 Mac Gillie Eoin
16/1 Tamagin
16/1 Buachaill Dona
20/1 Barney McGrew
20/1 Global City
20/1 Pearly Wey
20/1 Striking Spirit
22/1 Biniou
22/1 Fol Hollow
25/1 Valery Borzov
25/1 Beaver Patrol
25/1 Thebes
25/1 Hitchens
25/1 Advanced
28/1 Evens And Odds
33/1 Judd Street
33/1 Fishforcompliments
33/1 Brave Prospector
50/1 Kostar
50/1 Orpsie Boy
50/1 Osiris Way
e/w ¼ 1,2,3,4,5



BLUE SQUARE MOVES FOLLOWING CONSOLATION RACE

The sponsor of tomorrow’s £100,000 bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup changed some of the odds on offer after the running of the consolation race this afternoon.


Sonny Red is now 14/1 from 20/1 after being well-backed this morning and the 26-drawn horse was shortened again after the Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap which saw high numbers dominate.


Jimmy Styles, drawn 22, is a 14/1 chance (from 16/1), while Tamagin, in stall 20, is into 16/1 from 20/1.


Markab, drawn 13, is still the 8/1 favourite though Prohibit (stall 8) has drifted to 10/1.


bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup Specials

Draw
1-9 9/4
10-19 13/8
20-28 11/8

5/4 Aggregate of first five under 70.5
4/6 Aggregate of first five over 70.5

7/2 Dandy to train the winner

4/1 Course winner to win

16/1 Lady-trained winner

Age of the winner
3 10/1
4 3/1
5 9/4
6 2/1
7 7/1
8 50/1

Winning Distance
7/4 Neck or less
10/11 0.5 to 1.5
7/2 Over 1.5

5/2 Photo finish

7/1 Stewards’ Enquiry

Winner’s SP
9/4 12/1 or less
11/8 13/1 to 22/1 inc
13/8 Over 22/1

7/2 Get ahead (winner to wear visor, blinkers or cheekpieces)

20/1 Tongue-tied

9/4 Penalty Kick (winner to carry a 3lb pen)

Evs Blue is the Colour (winning colours to include some blue)

Name Game (winner to have one, two or three names)
11/10 One
Evs Two
6/1 Three


TAMAGIN WIN IN BLUESQUARE STEWARDS’ CUP WOULD MEAN SO MUCH TO PEARCE

Jeff Pearce’s 28-year passion for the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup could lead to a glorious victory in tomorrow’s £100,000 sprint handicap.


The Newmarket-based trainer is pinning his hopes on Tamagin - a 20-1 chance with the race’s sponsors - who he bought at Tattersalls’ sales earlier this month for 70,000gns on behalf of owner Nigel Hanger. The six-year-old had run 50 times and shown himself to be a class act, most recently for Yorkshire-based trainer Kevin Ryan, but the move to Pearce did him no harm, and two weeks after changing stables he ran a fine race when second in the Scottish Stewards’ Cup at Hamilton.


The Glorious Goodwood version is a tougher assignment, but it was the goal from the moment the auctioneer’s hammer came down. Pearce immediately nominated the Bluesquare-sponsored race as Tamagin’s mid-summer target, explaining the Stewards’ Cup had gained a special place in his affections since his former boss, the late Frankie Durr, won it in 1981 with Crews Hill.


Significantly, and poignantly, after gaining a licence to train, Pearce handled the career of Rotherfield Greys, who won the race in 1988 - yet the horse had joined fellow Newmarket trainer Chris Wall one week earlier, leaving Pearce to rue a near miss.


Tamagin provides him with a chance to bury that memory, and today he said: “I don’t often get one good enough to run in a big race, so naturally I’m excited about tomorrow. I’ve been doing the job for more than 20 years, so I’ll sleep okay tonight, but I expect there will be a certain amount of tension in the morning.


“His run at Hamilton was very pleasing, because he did everything but win [beaten half a length by Quest For Success] when giving the winner a stone and one pound. The ground was a bit soft for him that day and that’s a slight worry tomorrow, but I’m hoping his lordship upstairs is kind and keeps the rain away.


“His draw [in stall 20] is okay, but could have been higher - I’d have gone for 26 in an ideal world, but I’m not complaining.”

Former champion jockey Seb Sanders rides Tamagin, who carries 9st 10lb, after gelling with the horse at Hamilton. Pearce said: “I went up there hoping to get the best jockey available, and I was delighted to get Seb. I told him I was heading for Glorious Goodwood with the horse and he was keen to keep the ride, then he came here last week and rode him in a piece of work on Long Hill.


“My son, Simon, is riding him now on The Severals [a Newmarket gallop] and the horse looks fantastic. In fact Simon was only a short-head away from riding the horse tomorrow and taking 7lb off his back, but Seb was first choice.


“Simon has a ride for Alan King in the last race tomorrow [Latin Scholar, in the Bluesquarecasino.com Apprentice Stakes] so the Pearce family will be down there mob-handed. It could turn out to be a great day.”

TREBLE-SEEKING TRAINERS EYE BLUESQUARE.COM STEWARDS’ CUP

The name Fred Armstrong may not mean much to many racegoers, but he saddled three winners of the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup, a record that has stood for 56 years.


Armstrong’s achievement could be matched tomorrow when a field of 28 horses are due to go to post for the £100,000 sprint. Trainers David Barron, Roger Charlton and Dandy Nicholls have all won the race twice and field candidates that could improve the tally.


For the record, Armstrong’s wins came in 1950 (First Consul ridden by Edgar Britt), 1951 (Sugar Bowl, Willie Snaith) and 1953 (Palpitate, Snaith again). Barron won it in 1994 (For The Present, Jimmy Fortune) and 1996 (Coastal Bluff, Fortune), Charlton’s successes came in 1999 (Harmonic Way, Richard Hughes) and 2003 (Patavellian, Steve Drowne), while Nicholls scored in 2000 (Tayseer, Hughes) and 2005 (Gift Horse, Kieren Fallon).


Tomorrow Barron saddles Hitchens, the mount of apprentice Neil Brown, Charlton relies upon Genki, who will be ridden by Drowne, while Nicholls, who has become a leading light in the training of sprint handicappers, saddles no fewer than six horses - they are Valery Borzov (ridden by his son, Adrian), Buachaill Dona (Jimmy Quinn), Sonny Red (Francis Norton), Evens And Odds (William Carson), Fol Hollow (Martin Dwyer) and Striking Spirit (Ahmed Ajtebi).


Sir Michael Stoute and Richard Hannon have also saddled the winner twice, but they are not represented this year.


The only other trainers with runners tomorrow and past winners in the bag are Richard Fahey, who runs Knot In Wood and Fishforcompliments having scored with Superior Premium (Robert Winston) in 1998, John Gosden, who relies on Prohibit but took the race in 1993 with King’s Signet (Willie Carson), and Bryan Smart, trainer of Enderby Spirit and successful with Bond Boy (Chris Catlin) seven years ago.


Every winner at Glorious Goodwood is liberally soaked in kudos, but there is no doubting several races throughout the five-day fixture have special meaning.


The Bluesquare.com Stewards Cup is one, and while it is a handicap and not a Stakes race, it’s £100,000 prize money and longstanding place in the sport make it one of the treasures of British racing.

For a trio of trainers a third winner in the contest, and a place alongside Fred Armstrong, would be a very special moment in their careers.


BLUE SQUARE REPORTS MOVERS AHEAD OF SATURDAY’S FEATURE RACES

Saturday at Glorious Goodwood is a big day for Blue Square with the bookmaker sponsoring the two feature events of the day, the Group One Blue Square Nassau Stakes and the Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup.


The six-furlong Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup is one of the most competitive sprint handicaps of the season and one of the biggest betting heats of the entire year. Unsurprisingly, the sponsor reports money for the vast majority of the 28 contenders.


Alan Alger, PR Manager for Blue Square, revealed on Friday morning: “We can expect to see much more activity in the market after today’s Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint but so far we have taken a nice spread of bets. No less than 24 of the 28 runners have been laid to good money since yesterday’s draw.”

Among those is the Dandy Nicholls-trained Sonny Red who will emerge from stall 26 under the trainer’s son, Adrian Nicholls. Sonny Red, successful at Ascot last time, has been well supported this morning and is now into 16/1 from 20/1.


Beaver Patrol from the Eve Johnson Houghton yard is another high-drawn mover in the market. The seven-year-old, a close fifth in the race two years, will come out of stall 23 of 28.


Not all of the money is for high-drawn horses. Blue Square has shortened the Richard Fahey-trained Fishforcompliments to 33/1 from 40/1 after the five-year-old’s connections plumped for the number one stall.

Rainbow View is the Blue Square mover in the Blue Square Nassau Stakes. No doubt yesterday’s rain gave punters the confidence to side with John Gosden’s charge who is now 4/1 from 9/2 for the Group One contest over just short of 10 furlongs.


The David Elsworth-trained Barshiba on the other hand has drifted out to 12/1 from 10/1 with the sponsor.


GOING RETURNS TO GOOD

The going has changed back to Good from Good To Soft which prevailed from half-way through the afternoon yesterday. It was dry overnight.

The GoingStick reading at 9am today was 8.2.


This compared to 8.5 on Thursday morning, 8.6 on Wednesday, 8.3 on Tuesday and 8.4 on Monday.

Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course, said this morning: “The ground has dried out remarkably well and we are back to GOOD from good to soft for the last three races yesterday.

“It has been dry since we had the heavy burst of rain yesterday afternoon. The ground will probably ride a bit slower than for any day this week and the GoingStick reading is indicative of that.


“There is fresh ground on the lower bend after we took the temporary running rail down last night.


“I am still convinced that the going across the straight course is the same but we will learn more from the bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup consolation race, the Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap, which is the second race today.”


Stalls’ Position

Straight course: stands’ side.

Round course: inside, except for 1m 4f which is outside.


Rails

The top bend has been dolled out four yards, increasing distances by eight yards.


The dolled-out temporary rails on the bottom bend came down last night tio give fresh ground for today’s totesport Mile.

TOTESPORT HOPING FOR LOWS IN TOTESPORT MILE

Totesport sponsors the totesport Mile for the fifth time this year and the Wigan-based company is hoping that Spectait (10/1) does not win this afternoon’s feature betting heat for a second time.


The Jonjo O’Neill-trained gelding landed the competitive heritage handicap in 2006 and is one of two horses flagged up by Pricewise in today’s Racing Post to have attracted significant support.


The other is Extraterrestrial (13/2) from the in-form stable of Richard Fahey, who finds himself fortuitously drawn 20 of the 20 runners.


George Primarolo, PR manager for totesport, revealed this morning: “Spectait is the best backed horse this morning, purely because of the Pricewise factor. Extraterrestrial is worst for us in our antepost book and is another Pricewise horse.


“We have seen bits and pieces for others but I would expect to see most money for those drawn high - between 20 and Spectait in stall 16. Punters are basically following the statistics.

“If any of those high-drawn horses win it will be a bad for us but if anything wins from a low draw it will be a result.”

totescoop6 POOL BUILDS AGAIN
The totescoop6 was not won last weekend with the result that £75,587 rolls over to this Saturday where the bet takes place at Goodwood and Newmarket. The three winning tickets that landed the totescoop6 £619,738 bonus fund last weekend at York means that the pot now starts at £32,394 and a single winner of this weekend’s bet could well land over £100,000.

The highlights of this weekend’s bet come from Goodwood, where there is a mix of Group, Listed and handicap action. Ten top-class fillies fight it out for the Group One Blue Square Nassau Stakes whilst a maximum field of 28 go to post for the bluesquare.com Stewards’
Cup. All six races will be screened live on Channel 4.


Primarolo commented: “The Scoop6 pools are beginning to build again after some high-profile winners over the past couple of weeks but a single winner of this weekend’s bet could still land a healthy return.”

Saturday’s Scoop6 Races
Leg 1: 1.55 Goodwood
Leg 2: 2.10 Newmarket
Leg 3: 2.30 Goodwood
Leg 4: 2.45 Newmarket
Leg 5: 3.05 Goodwood
Leg 6: 3.40 Goodwood
totescoop6 Rollovers

Win fund - £75,587
Bonus fund - £32,394

TODAY’S MARKET MOVERS

2.10pm Group Three Coutts Glorious Stakes
2 Basaltico - 6/1 from 8/1 (Ladbrokes),13-2 from 15/2 (Paddy Power)
6 Illustrious Blue - 14/1 from 16/1 (Sky Bet)

2.45pm Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap
4 Northern Dare - 7/1 from 15/2 (totesport)
15 Van Bossed - 14/1 from 16/1 (Sky Bet)

3.25pm totesport Mile
1 Lovelace - 14/1 from 16/1 (Sky Bet), 16/1 from 20/1 (Ladbrokes)
2 Court Masterpiece - 25/1 from 33/1 (Ladbrokes)
14 Crackdown - 20/1 from 40/1 (Sky Bet)
16 Spectait - 8/1 from 10/1 (Paddy Power), 9/1 from 10/1 (Ladbrokes)

4.00pm Group Two Richmond Stakes
2 Buzzword - 13/2 from 15/2 (Sky Bet)
3 Dick Turpin - Evens from 15/8 (Paddy Power), Evens from 11/10 (Ladbrokes)
8 Rakaan - 3/1 from 100/30 (totesport and Ladbrokes)

4.35pm RSA Nursery
2 Raine’s Cross - 16/1 from 25/1 (totesport), 16/1 from 28/1 (Sky Bet)
12 Contract Caterer - 6/1 from 7/1 (totesport)
13 Jairzihno - 25/1 from 33/1 (Sky Bet)





Race One Win Quotes - Group Three Coutts Glorious Stakes

BLUE PROVES ILLUSTRIOUS IN THRILLING OPENER

Goodwood specialist Illustrious Blue notched the sixth course win of his career in a thrilling finish to the Group Three Coutts Glorious Stakes.


Held up in last place under an ice-cool Jim Crowley, the William Knight-trained six-year-old travelled strongly around the final turn of the mile and a half contest and, with long-time leader Warringah firmly in his sights, proceeded to advance with intent down the home straight.


Illustrious Blue drew alongside the Ryan Moore-ridden 7/2 favourite Warringah approaching the distance and the pair engaged in an enthralling duel to the line, with Crowley’s charge, a well-backed 9/1 chance, prevailing by a neck.

Trained locally at Lewes, the Dansili entire was registering his second Glorious Goodwood triumph, having landed a mile handicap here in 2006.

Knight commented: "He’s been an absolute star and for Illustrious Blue to be my first Group winner is very special. I haven’t had a winner at Goodwood for about a year now, maybe longer, so I’m absolutely delighted.

“He’s a legend to win at Glorious Goodwood and was rated about 78 when I got him and I got lucky. He was just progressive and has been a star. He’s probably a 10lb better horse at Goodwood and that might be because he might just think a bit. The turns and the hill here suit him. He also travels so well, which you need to do around here. It keeps him thinking.”

Illustrious Blue was breaking a losing steak stretching back to May, 2007, when he won the Listed Festival Stakes at Goodwood.


Knight explained: “We took him to Dubai last year and that knocked the stuffing out of him. He was out there for a long time and was just never the same horse. This year we were going to go but it didn’t happen and he’s been a different, fresher horse this season.

“He ran a super race in the Hardwicke at Royal Ascot on fast ground that wasn’t ideal. Today it was a combination of ideal ground, the fact he loves Goodwood and that he was in the form of his life. He makes the heart beat a few seconds when he comes up the straight as you never think he’ll quite get there but it suits him to be dropped out because he comes with one long run. Jim’s done nothing wrong with him this year. He’s a horse that takes a couple of rides to get used to but he’s really clicked with Jim (Crowley) now.

“It’s onwards and upwards now even at the age of six. We always wanted to come here but there’s a mile and a half contest in Turkey at the start of September that we might have a look at.”

Crowley added: “Everything went well and he loves to come down the outside. He was always going to get there. He’s a dude of a horse. William’s done a fantastic job with him and he told me this race was the plan before we went out so it’s lovely that it’s come off. It’s great for William as well."

Illustrious Blue was the subject of plenty of support, being backed form 12/1 into 9/1 at the off, having also touched 8/1. His delighted co-owner, Ian Bendelow, said: "We wanted to win a Group Three and now we can plan. We might go abroad now and there is a lot to come from this horse. We think he might get a bit further as well. He’s the loveliest character, he’s relaxed, enjoys life and is very lazy - he saves it all for the day. My wife Pam loves this horse and feeds him carrots every Sunday."


First race - Coutts Glorious Stakes (Group 3)
Placed quotes

WARRINGAH COULD GO DOWN UNDER, SAYS OWNER

Warringah was edged out of the Coutts Glorious Stakes after making much of the running and striking for home at the head of the home straight - it was only inside the final furlong that he surrendered the lead to winner Illustrious Blue.


Owner Philip Newton, who bred Warringah out of the mare Threefold, is thinking of a Melbourne Cup challenge with his horse, and said: “There are a lot of options open to us. The Melbourne Cup is one idea - he’s got class over a mile and a half, but he stays further. I’ve had runners at the Breeders’ Cup - Rob Roy was mine - and I’m quite happy to have gun will travel.


“If we hadn’t had the rain yesterday we might have won today. He’s a big horse, but he bounces off firm ground. Ryan [Moore] said the horse loves fast ground, and while he’ll go on good ground he’s not at his best. We gelded him because he was such a big horse and wouldn’t have made a stallion. As Jack Colling said: “Give me geldings and I’ll break the bookmakers’ hearts”.


“He’s a half-brother to High Calypso, who did well for me, and the dam is in foal to Dalakhani, she has a Dansili foal, a Pivotal yearling and a Tiger Hill two-year-old. We send her to good stallions because she’s a good mare and bred a Group Two winner with her first foal. Their half-brother, Jedi, runs in the opening race [Bluesquarepoker.com Handicap] here tomorrow.”

Mick Channon was pleased with the run of third-placed Halicarnassus, but said: “He was disappointing last weekend, but he’s fired today. That’s just him. He has days when he has a way, but he’s a character. He’s a fun horse and we’ll go where we can have fun.”

‘GOOD GROUND’ BUT ON THE SLOW SIDE, SAY FIRST-RACE JOCKEYS

Jockeys who rode in the first race on day four of Glorious Goodwood said the ground was good, or just on the slow side of good.


Richard Hughes said: “It’s good ground, just slightly dead.”

Christophe Lemaire said: “It’s a bit sticky on the curve by the trees, but it’s generally good ground.”

Tom Queally said: “It’s on the slow side of good.”

George Baker said: “It’s loose on top. You can tell we’ve had some rain. It’s good ground but it didn’t suit my horse because he wants it quick.”


JIMMY FORTUNE BANNED IN FIRST

Jimmy Fortune was banned for two days (August 14 & 15), for careless riding after his letting his mount Drumfire drift left-handed a furlong and a half out and causing interference to a couple of the other runners.



Second race - Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap
Winner’s quotes

OWNERS’ DELIGHT AS JOHANNES SPREADEAGLES THE FIELD

Johannes fulfilled the dreams of owners Andrew Nicholls and David Kilburn when winning the Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap, a race that was dominated by horses finishing on the far rail. The winner was drawn 22 of the 22 runners while second third and fourth came from 19, 24 and 12.

Nicholls, from Oxfordshire, said: “We’ve been coming here for 15 years, stay for a week at the Spread Eagle at Midhurst, but have never had a really good run. This is the best Flat track in the country - we enjoy the atmosphere, we enjoy what Goodwood gives us, it’s got a fantastic vista and the crowds are wonderful.”

Kilburn, who is from Yorkshire and like Nicholls runs a builders’ merchants, will be represented in tomorrow’s Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup by Valery Borzov trained by Dandy Nicholls.


Johannes is trained by Richard Fahey who said: “That was grand - I had three runners, two drawn low and one high, and we found the winner although I probably fancied the fifth more beforehand. We got this horse last year and he ran once, but was as dead as a door nail. We gave him a good holiday, and remembering he was a good two-year-old he’s come back to his best. He seems happy at the moment. This was the plan all year long for the owners who say this means more to them than any winner they’ve had.”

With horses drawn high dominating the race, Fahey, whose big-race runners tomorrow are drawn one (Fishforcompliments) and 11 (Knot In Wood), said: “That puts it all to bed on that evidence. There was plenty of pace drawn low, and Ryan [Moore, fifth on Fahey’s Harrison George] said they went quick, but the far side was always in front. We’ll have to stick to this side and see what happens. I’d have fancied Knot In Wood who’s in good form, but maybe Johannes can win it next year!”

Winning rider Tony Hamilton: "We were in front on our side the whole way and when I got into the lead he picked up well and galloped all the way to the line. It’s a shame for Paul (Hanagan) whose banned but while he’s suspended it’s great to have these opportunities. I’m at Doncaster tomorrow."


Race Two Place Quotes - Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint Handicap

HIGH NUMBERS FILL THE PLACES IN STEWARDS’ SPRINT

Dr Marwan Koukash enjoyed a Glorious Goodwood triumph yesterday when Suruor won the XL Insurance Handicap and the owner was pleased with the effort of his 7/1 shot Northern Dare in the Rolf Group Stewards’ Sprint. The David Nicholls-trained gelding took the runner-up berth from his 19 draw, a length and a half behind the winner, Johannes.

Koukash said: “Northern Dare ran great - the ground just didn’t suit him. On this sort of ground he needs five furlongs. High numbers had it but he just needs a bit more juice in the ground. We’ll see where we go next.

“We had a winner yesterday and we have three more runners tomorrow so it hasn’t been a bad week and hopefully we can have another winner tomorrow.”

The David Barron-trained filly Jaconet, drawn 24, took third at 33/1, a further length and half back.


Her trainer commented: “That was a good run. She maybe didn’t handle the track as well as I expected. She rolled around all over the place - I don’t know if it was to do with the track or the ground. But she ran a very good race.”

Race Three Win Quotes - totesport Mile

LAA RAYB BY A MILE

Laa Rayb defied his low draw and a 25/1 starting price to run away with the totesport Mile by two and a quarter lengths under a dream ride from Jimmy Fortune.


The quirky Mark Johnston-trained gelding, successful in a French Group Three last term, sported first time blinkers as he lined up in stall eight.


Having missed the kick, Fortune took the decision to drop his mount in and by the time the 20 runner-field straightened up for home, Laa Rayb was travelling smoothly on the heels of the leaders. When the gap appeared inside the final quarter mile, the five-year-old gelding quickened clear for an impressive success.


Fortune, who was registering his third victory of the meeting, revealed: "Mark told me to make the running but I missed the kick and when that happens here you have to drop in and hope you can get a run through them. The ground is so much better on that rail but he’s won well - he’d have won from anywhere. He’s a bit of a character and the blinkers have obviously made a difference."

Johnston now leads the 2009 Glorious Goodwood trainers’ table with four victories.


The Middleham handler said: "You can’t give up on a horse with this much class. He’s got a lot of miles on the clock, he’s got a few quirks and he’s probably benefited from a bit of a gap between races as well. We deserved one dream run from four badly drawn horses. Look at how well Lovelace finished from an impossible draw.


“ I got it wrong and told Alan Munro (rider of Crackdown) to come round the front but he’s finished out the back so clearly the way to do it was to get across. Jimmy got the best of it and that was the way to do it.


“I had four badly drawn horses and on paper each had a good chance, particularly Lovelace and Dubai’s Touch. I said before the race that if I got a good draw, I’d win this but I thought Lovelace would be the one.


“Laa Rayb is a high-class horse of Group race calibre. He’s had his problems but the blinkers, along with a bit of a break between his last race and this have helped him. The horse needs to be right and perhaps hasn’t looked in love with the game at times. It was a case of getting him here in the best condition possible and perhaps a bit of juice also helped, I don’t know. You have to keep running and trying to find the key.”


Third race - totesport Mile
Placed quotes

SPECTAIT LOOKS ON AS LAA RAYB ROMPS HOME

Owner J P McManus and trainer Jonjo O’Neill are synonymous with jump racing, but they teamed up to grab some decent prize money in the totesport Mile.


The O’Neill-trained Spectait, who was bought as a jumping prospect, finished second to Laa Rayb and one place ahead of Docofthebay. This was Spectait’s second outing in the race - he won it in 2006 when trained by Sir Mark Prescott.


Guy Upton, representing Gloucestershire-based O’Neill, said: “We’re delighted with that - it was a cracking run and this was always the plan. He didn’t travel that well early, but when he got out he flew home, even though it must be said the winner scored with a bit in hand. Our horse had to come wide which didn’t help.


“He might go back jumping at some stage, but he’s running well on the Flat and is picking up some decent prize money. He was disappointing over hurdles, despite winning first time out, but he’s in great form now and he might find it easier in conditions or Listed races.”

Spectait wore ear plugs, and Upton said: “He’s very sensitive to noise, as you could see when people began clapping as they came in [to the winner’s enclosure]. He reared over in the stalls at Doncaster and we think that was down to noise, but he’s just a sensitive horse.”

Docofthebay was unruly and had to be withdrawn before Royal Ascot’s Hunt Cup, but trainer Jamie Osborne said: “It was unfortunate what happened that day - the ground at Ascot and the draw would have suited him better. He was a million to one from his draw today [stall 3] and the juice wouldn’t have helped - with that in mind he’s run a great race.


“He’s worn blinkers and run well in them in the past, but they were winding him up in the stalls at Royal Ascot, so I made a compromise and put cheekpieces on him today.”


Fourth race - Richmond Stakes (Group 2)
Winner’s quotes

HANNON’S TWO-YEAR-OLD SQUADRON HITS ANOTHER HIGH THANKS TO DICK TURPIN

The jewels in trainer Richard Hannon’s chest of juvenile talent were given added polish today when Dick Turpin maintained his unbeaten record in the Richmond Stakes.


Ridden by Richard Hughes, Dick Turpin followed up Monsieur Chevalier’s win in Tuesday’s Betfair Molecomb Stakes, and while both horses would grace any yard, neither is thought to be better than their stablemate Canford Cliffs, the easy Royal Ascot winner.

Hughes said of Dick Turpin: “He’s a very tall horse with a huge stride on him, and he’s going faster than you think. It takes him a bit of time to get rolling once you switch him off, but he’s pretty good.”

"In the race he relaxed really good and lengthened well in the end. He was looking around a bit but he did it well. Our good two-year-olds are different types. I’d say this fellow would need a break now, he’s still a bit on the weak side, Monsieur Chevalier is all speed while Canford Cliffs is just a different story. Fair dues to Richard, he keeps pulling these two-year-olds out."

Hannon said of his winner: “He’s run three times and he’s won three, but Hughesie said it might be worth giving him a month off. The horse is in a sales race in Ireland at the back end of the summer, and you can win more in prize money there than for winning two Group races.


“He was bought at the Tattersalls’ Ireland sale by Peter and Ross Doyle and Richard [Hannon jnr] and he wasn’t expensive at around €23,000.”

Dick Turpin was quoted at 20-1 for the Stan James 2,000 Guineas by the sponsors and Paddy Power, at 25-1 by Boylesports and 33-1 by Sky Bet.


Asked about that one-mile Classic, Hannon said: “There’s no reason why he won’t get seven furlongs or a mile. A furlong out I thought he might be in trouble today, but he shoved the reins at him and gave him a smack and away he went. As the line was coming up he was going away. We’ll see what happens to the horses that were behind him.”

Hannon added: “Canford Cliffs will go to France for the Prix Morny. He seems to be different gear and he doesn’t give a damn about anything. He’s a very, very good horse and the best I’ve had around me for a very long time.”


Race Four Place Quotes - Group Two Richmond Stakes

BUZZWORD PLEASES CONNECTIONS

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor was pleased with the effort of 9/2 shot Buzzword after the two-year-old showed a fine attitude to take the runner-up berth in the Group Two Richmond Stakes.


A quarter of a mile from the finish of the six-furlong contest, the Windsor maiden winner was being angled out from the rail to chase eventual victor Dick Turpin when Rakaan closed the gap, impeding the momentum of Frankie Dettori’s mount.


The Pivotal colt rallied to finish strongly down the stands’ rail, clinching second from third-placed Stargaze by a head, albeit three lengths adrift of the impressive winner.

Bin Suroor commented: “He ran a big race. The horse has ability and will improve for the race. He was running on in the last two furlongs - I know he was stuck between horses but still, he will be better over further. I think we will see better at seven furlongs.”

Stargaze, trained by Andrew Balding, had won his previous two starts at Lingfield and Bath. The Oasis Dream colt continued his improvement, belying odds of 20/1 to post a career best effort.


Balding said: “I’m very pleased with that. The ground was just about as slow as he would get away with, he’s better on quicker ground.

“I’m very pleased with him, he’s improving all the time. He is in the Mill Reef Stakes but we will try to find something in between time.”


Race Five Win Quotes - RSA Nursery Handicap

SNOWFLAKE LANDS ON THE LINE

Frankie Dettori was relieved to hear his number called after a breath-taking finish to the seven-furlong RSA Nursery in which his mount, Black Snowflake, flew home in the closing stages to take the verdict in the final strides.


The Saeed bin Suroor-trained juvenile, sent off the 7/2 favourite, was short of room and forced wide in the home straight before rattling home deep inside the final furlong to score by a neck from 8/1 shot Gunner Lindley.


Dettori revealed: “I had a few traffic problems but he was very honest and picked up for me. He put his head down and just got there. I wasn’t sure I got it so it was a joy when my number came up!”

The Elusive Quality colt was registering his second success after triumphing at Haydock last time and connections feel he could in time make his mark in a higher grade.


Simon Crisford, racing manager for owners Godolphin, said: “Seven furlongs is ideal at the moment and he will stay further in time. He has a really nice attitude and we are very pleased with his progress.

“It’s always a bit tricky here if you’re short of room and in the last furlong he had a lot of ground to make up. The good thing about the horse is that he’s going forward and he’s going up. It’s hard going up from maidens and this was a good test for him.

“Sometimes it gives them confidence to run in a handicap. Also, it’s about timing. Sometimes there are no suitable races to launch them forward. He needs to come up to the next level before we start talking about the top races and his next race will tell us that. He is progressing nicely and we will look for a nice race for him.


“His next race is really what it’s all about because he’ll be up against better horses. That will be the test.


“Buzzword was very solid in the Richmond Stakes and didn’t get the splits when he needed, he was doing his best work at the end. He’s bred to get further and showed a really pleasing attitude today. I think seven furlongs could be a good trip for him next time. The winner was really good and we were never going to catch him.


“Schiaparelli (winner of the Coutts Goodwood Cup yesterday) was fine today. He’s had ongoing feet problems, that’s why he’s lightly raced and needs minding and kept to good ground or softer. We’ll look at the Lonsdale at York and he’s also in the German race in September but the ground will be the key to him.”


Fifth race - FSA Nursery Stakes
Placed quotes

GUNNER KEEPS FINDING SNOWFLAKE TOO GOOD

Gunner Lindley must be sick of the sight of Black Snowflake - in his short career of just four races the pair have met three times and Gunner Lindley has yet to beat his rival.


Today, after holding a winning position in the FSA Nursery Stakes, Gunner Lindley was chopped down by Black Snowflake’s late lunge and succumbed by a neck.


Charlie Hills, who is assistant to his father, Barry, who trains the runner-up, said: “We keep meeting the winner, but that’s life. Our horse has run a cracker and has such a professional attitude. He’s going the right way and he’s in a sales race at Doncaster so that is probably the plan, but we’ll see what the handicapper does with him.


“We gave 19,000gns for him at Newmarket [as a yearling] and that’s not bad value.”

Anton Pearson, representing Peter Winkworth, trainer of third-placed Raine’s Cross, said: “We’ve always thought this horse wanted more than six furlongs, but this is the right trip for him now [seven furlongs] and he’ll want further next year. I thought this was a really good horse after his first two runs, but then he performed poorly at Royal Ascot and he was disappointing next time at Salisbury.


“Just like Marcus Tregoning we’ve had a problem in the yard, and while I’ve had the horses blood tested and scoped nothing’s come to light. They’ve run below par and the vets have been unable to put their finger on it. It’s been very frustrating.”


Sixth race - Oak Tree Stakes (Group 3)
Winner’s quotes

RAIN WELCOME FOR SUMMER FETE

Generous rainfall may have spoilt the party for many racegoers at Glorious Goodwood yesterday, but it was welcomed by connections of Summer Fete.


The three-year-old daughter of Pivotal must have easy ground, and having won a Listed race on soft last year she added this Group 3 prize with a little in hand.


Trainer Bryan Smart was absent, but jockey Richard Mullen said: “We’ve always thought quite a bit of her and gave her a run in the Nell Gwyn Stakes [at Newmarket in April] but unfortunately that was on quick ground and it didn’t suit her.


“Bryan put her away after that and she ran well at Newbury on her comeback earlier this month. She was possibly a little bit fresh that day and she ran too freely, so I was keen to get her switched off today.


“She did that and then stayed on at the finish.”

Summer Fete was bred by her owner, Sheikh Mohammed’s son Sheikh Rashid. Mullen said: “Her dam, Tamarillo, was useful and won an Oaks in Dubai so this filly was always going to stay on. The ground is the key to her and while it was a bit tacky today she likes it soft.


“Bryan and Sheikh Rashid will decide on her next run, but one day this filly will make a nice broodmare.”


Race Six Place Quotes

CHANNON PRAISES PLEASE SING

Trainer Mick Channon was delighted with the effort of Please Sing in taking third spot in the Group Three Oak Tree Stakes, less than a length and a half behind the winner, Summer Fete.


The Royal Applause filly, winner of the Group Two Cherry Hinton Stakes last season, was sent off a 12/1 chance and came home strongly under Edward Creighton.


Channon said: “She’s a very consistent and filly. She’s done nothing wrong today and finished very well. She’s a Group filly, she’s proven it again today and it’s a case of finding the right race for her.


“The draw probably didn’t help but I don’t want to start making any excuses. She ran really well and we’re very pleased.”

MULLEN PICKS UP ONE-DAY BAN

Richard Mullen was suspended for one day, Friday August 14, after the stewards found him guilty of careless riding aboard the winner Summer Fete in the Oak Tree Stakes.


The stewards judged that Mullen allowed his filly to drift left without sufficient corrective action, thus causing interference to the Michael Hills-ridden Royal Confidence, who was unplaced.



Race Seven Win Quotes

McMAHON TAKES THE LAST WITH NOBLE STORM

Noble Storm held a late surge from runner-up Mattamia to gain a deserved success in the five-furlong Turf Club Handicap.


The Ed McMahon-trained three-year-old missed the break slightly but utilised his trademark pace to track the front-running Titus Andronicus before striking for home with a quarter of a mile to race.


Jockey Graham Gibbons kept the 9/2 chance up to his task and the pair held on by a head at the line.

McMahon said: “Looking at this race, off that handicap mark, he was the most consistent horse in the field racing off the mark he had been given.

“He won two races at six furlongs on soft ground as a two-year-old. He can outstay them on this ground and that’s what he did. I know the Millman horse was coming at him but I didn’t think he was going to get to us.


“The trouble with him is that he’s in the twilight of top handicap company or Listed races. He’s rated 94 so if he goes up 4lb or 6lb, as he probably will, then he’s out of 0-95 handicaps.


“There’s not that great a gulf between top handicaps and Group races over this distance but if I’d ran him in the Audi Stakes he’d have been up against horses like Kingsgate Native. He’s an out and out sprinter so we’ll keep him at five furlongs and it could be that we’ll be looking at a Listed race for him.”

McMahon was enjoying his second victory at Glorious Goodwood after Terentia scored in 2006.


The Lichfield trainer said: “I’m two from seven here at Glorious Goodwood. I don’t bring them down for nothing.”



FIRST RACE RESULT

2.10pm THE COUTTS GLORIOUS STAKES (GROUP THREE)
Class 1, £70,000 Guaranteed. For 4yo+, 1m 4f. Weights: colts & geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb. Penalties: after November 1, 2008, a winner of a Group Three race 3lb; of a Group Two race 5lb; of a Group One race 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £39,739; 2nd: £15,064; 3rd: £7,539; 4th: £3,759; 5th: £1,883; 6th: £945

1) ILLUSTRIOUS BLUE (Mr & Mrs I H Bendelow) William Knight 6-9-00 Jim Crowley [5] 9/1
2) WARRINGAH (Philip Newton) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-00 Ryan Moore [6] 7/2 Fav
3) HALICARNASSUS (IRE) (Doric Racing) Mick Channon 5-9-00 Tadhg O'Shea [10] 12/1
4) DRUMFIRE (IRE) (Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds) Mark Johnston 5-9-00 Jimmy Fortune [3]
5) UNLEASHED (IRE) (Ennismore Racing II) Henry Cecil 4-9-00 Tom Queally [1]
6) BASALTICO (IRE) (Scuderia Siba-Antezzate SRL) Luca Cumani 5-9-00 Christophe Lemaire [7]
7) MUHANNAK (IRE) (Richard Pegum) Ralph Beckett 5-9-00 George Baker [9]
8) INDIAN DAYS (D J Fish) James Given 4-9-00 Richard Hughes [4]
9) CRIME SCENE (IRE) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 6-9-00 Frankie Dettori [2]

9 ran Non-Runners: Age Of Reason (Going)
Time: 2m 37.22s Distances: nk, 1¾, 1, 3, 1, ½, 19, 2¼
Breeder: B J & Mrs Crangle Breeding: b or br h Dansili - Gipsy Moth (Efisio)
Tote Win: £10.60 Places: £2.00; £1.80; £3.80 Exacta: £38.90

Winning trainer:-Name: Knight, William Based: Lower Coombe Stables, Angmering Park, Littlehampton, West Sussex Background: son of a Hertfordshire farmer. Assistant trainer to John Hills and then Ed Dunlop for five years, before taking out a licence to train from Lady Herries’ second yard at Angmering Park in November 2005 First winner: Marmaida, toteplacepot EBF Median Auction Maiden Stakes, Yarmouth, June 1, 2006 (also saddled the runner-up Straight Face) Big Race Wins: Festival Stakes (2007 Illustrious Blue), Coutts Glorious Stakes (2009 Illustrious Blue) Total Goodwood Wins: 7 (2 at July Meeting) Horses in training (2009): 39; Wins (2006-08): 9, 13; 17; 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), Coutts Glorious Stakes (2009 Illustrious Blue) First Group One Win: Lord Shanakill, Etihad Airways Prix Jean Prat, Chantilly, July 5, 2009 Total Goodwood Wins: 21 (3 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: 73


SECOND RACE RESULT
2.45pm THE ROLF GROUP STEWARDS’ SPRINT HANDICAP

Class 2, £30,000 Guaranteed. For 3yo+ which were declared to run but which were eliminated at the 48-hour declaration stage for the 2009 Bluesquare.com Stewards’ Cup Heritage Handicap, 6f. Weights: highest weight 9st 10lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after June 27, a winner 3lb; a winner of 2 races 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 5lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £18,693; 2nd: £5,598; 3rd: £2,799; 4th: £1,401; 5th: £699; 6th: £351

1) JOHANNES (IRE) (John Nichols Ltd/David Kilburn) Richard Fahey 6-9-00 Tony Hamilton [22] 12/1
2) NORTHERN DARE (IRE) (Dr Marwan Koukash) David Nicholls 5-9-08 Jim Crowley [19] 7/1
3) JACONET (USA) (R G Toes) David Barron b4-8-13 Dean Heslop (5) [24] 33/1
4) VHUJON (IRE) (Nick Shutts) David Evans 4-9-06 Richard Hughes [12] 50/1
5) HARRISON GEORGE (IRE) (P D Smith Holdings Ltd) Richard Fahey 4-9-08 Ryan Moore [3] 6/1 Fav
6) BOND CITY (IRE) (Reg Bond) Geoff Oldroyd 7-9-04 David Probert (3) [23]
7) PHANTOM WHISPER (Mrs T & Mr C Dormer) Rod Millman 6-9-05 James Millman (3) [21]
8) PETER ISLAND (FR) (C R Marks (Banbury)) John Gallagher b6-9-02 Alan Munro [10]
9) ARTISTIC LICENSE (IRE) (Wood Street Syndicate IV) Mick Channon 4-9-01 Tony Culhane [7]
10) INDIAN TRAIL (Martin Love) David Nicholls v9-9-06 Frankie Dettori [8]
11) SPIRIT OF SHARJAH (IRE) (A Dee) Julia Feilden 4-9-05 Tadhg O’Shea [13]
12) VAN BOSSED (CAN) (Mike & Maureen Browne) David Nicholls 4-9-04 Franny Norton [15]
13) PAWAN (IRE) (Caron Stokell) Ann Stokell b9-9-01 Ann Stokell (5) [2]
14) EVERYMANFORHIMSELF (IRE) (John Duddy, B McDonald & A Heeney) Kevin Ryan b5-9-10 N Callan [17]
15) PARISIAN PYRAMID (IRE) (Dr Marwan Koukash) David Nicholls 3-9-09 Adrian Nicholls [4]
16) SUNRISE SAFARI (IRE) (Timeform Betfair Racing Club Ltd) Richard Fahey v6-9-00 Frederik Tylicki (3) [14]
17) FILLIGREE (IRE) (The Filligree Partnership) Rae Guest 4-9-03 Jimmy Fortune [5]
18) LITTLE PETE (IRE) (Friends Of Saunton Sands) Andrew Balding v4-9-06 Liam Keniry [6]
19) METHAALY (IRE) (A Jones) Mick Mullineaux b es 6-8-12 Richard Mullen [11]
20) FAULT (David Gilbert) Stef Liddiard t3-9-07 Micky Fenton [18]
21) HURRICANE SPIRIT (IRE) (The Little House Partnership) John Best 5-9-06 Steve Drowne [9]
22) BURNWYND BOY (Robert Reid) David Nicholls 4-9-03 Graham Gibbons [20]

22 ran Non-Runners: Tony The Tap (Self Certificate, Not Eaten Up), Steelcut (Going)
Time: 1m 10.61s (hand-timed) Distances: 1½, 1½, sh, ¾, 1, nk, nk, ½, nose, ½, hd, 1¼, ¾, 1, nk, ½, ¾, nk, 1¼, 1¼, 3¼
Breeder: Blue Bloodstock Limited Breeding: b g Mozart (IRE) - Blue Sirocco (Bluebird (USA))
Tote Win: £16.80 Places: £4.20; £2.20; £9.20; £10.60 Exacta: £145.10

Winning trainer:- Name: Fahey, Richard Date of birth: 2/2/66 Based: Manor House Farm, Butterwick, Brawby, Malton Background: Born in Nigeria and raised in County Meath, Ireland, Richard was formerly a jockey who rode 108 winners under both codes and was joint champion conditional rider for the 1988/89 season. He quit the saddle in 1992 to concentrate on his livery yard near Malton before for a dual-purpose licence in 1993. Big Race Wins: totesport Ayr Gold Cup (2006 Fonthill Road); Cork & Orrery Stakes (2000 Superior Premium), Galtres Stakes (2006 Anna Pavlova), Harvest Stakes (2006 Anna Pavlova), John Smith’s Cup (2002 Vintage Premium, 2007 Charlie Tokyo, 2008 Flying Clarets), Sky Bet Dash (2006 Wyatt Earp), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1998 Superior Premium), William Hill Mile (2003 Lady Bear), totesport Chester Cup (2007 Greenwich Meantime), Chipchase Stakes (2008 Utmost Respect), bet365 Lancashire Oaks (2008 Anna Pavlova), Duke Of York Blue Square Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect), Greenlands Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect) Royal Ascot Wins (2): Golden Jubilee Stakes (2000 Superior Premium), King George V Handicap (2009 Cosmic Sun) First Royal Ascot Winner: Cork & Orrery Stakes (2000 Superior Premium) First Goodwood Winner: Superior Premium, Vodafone Stewards’ Cup, August 1, 1998 Total Goodwood Wins: 9 (6 at Festival meeting) Horses in training (1995-2008): 18; 24; 32; 53; 44; 51; 48; 60; 85; 98; 92; 78; 84; 100; Wins (1993-2008): 1; 2; 7; 11; 25; 20; 26; 38; 26; 46; 50; 77; 79; 87; 72; 107; Wins in 2009: 109

Winning jockey:-Name: Hamilton, Tony Paul Born: July 21, 1983 Based: c/o Richard Fahey, Mews House, Musley Bank, Malton, North Yorks Apprenticeship: With David Nicholls First Ride: Sir Jack (Hambleton Classified Stakes, Thirsk, April 14, 2000) First winner: Rafters Music (Hands And Heels Apprentice Handicap, Doncaster, May 27, 2000) First Goodwood winner: Indian Bazaar (Sussex Bitter Apprentice Handicap, May 24, 2001) Goodwood winners: 2 (1 at July Meeting) Wins (2000-2008): 7; 6; 10; 22; 26; 35; 24; 37; 43; Wins in 2009: 45

THIRD RACE RESULT
3.25pm THE totesport MILE HERITAGE HANDICAP
Class 2, £150,000 Guaranteed. For 3yo+, 1m. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 10lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 4, a winner 3lb; a winner of 2 races 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 8lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £93,465; 2nd: £27,990; 3rd: £13,995; 4th: £7,005; 5th: £3,495; 6th: £1,755
1) LAA RAYB (USA) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston b5-9-06 Jimmy Fortune [8] 25/1
2) SPECTAIT (J P McManus) Jonjo O'Neill 7-8-09 Jim Crowley [16] 9/1
3) DOCOFTHEBAY (IRE) (Paul Dixon) Jamie Osborne p5-8-12 Ryan Moore [3] 22/1
4) WEBBOW (IRE) (Wentdale Limited) Nigel Tinkler 7-8-00 Louis-Philippe Beuzelin (5) [12] 10/1
5) LOVELACE (Hamad Suhail) Mark Johnston 5-9-10 Jamie Spencer [4]
6) ACROSTIC (L Marinopoulos) Luca Cumani 4-9-01 Christophe Lemaire [6]
7) CLOUDY START (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-9-01 Tom Queally [21] 6/1 Fav
8) EXTRATERRESTRIAL (G J Paver) Richard Fahey 5-8-10 Frederik Tylicki (3) [20]
9) KAVACHI (IRE) (Bryan Pennick & Roy Martin) Gary Moore 6-8-06 Richard Mullen [19]
10) COURT MASTERPIECE (Maxilead Limited) John Quinn 9-9-08 Graham Gibbons [10]
11) TARTAN GIGHA (IRE) (Mrs I Bird) Mark Johnston 4-8-09 Greg Fairley [17]
12) HUZZAH (IRE) (J Gale, J Finch, D Cole, R Dollar, D Powell) Barry Hills 4-9-00 Michael Hills [7]
13) HORATIO CARTER (T Alderson) Kevin Ryan p4-8-08 Neil Callan [14]
14) BENANDONNER (USA) (J C & Sinead Parsons) Richard Fahey 6-8-12 Tony Hamilton [13]
15) DUBAI'S TOUCH (Salem Suhail) Mark Johnston 5-8-08 Royston Ffrench [5]
16) JACK JUNIOR (USA) (Jackie Love & David Nicholls) David Nicholls 5-8-09 Franny Norton [15]
17) CRACKDOWN (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-09 Alan Munro [2]
18) VITZNAU (IRE) (Louis Stalder) Richard Hannon 5-9-03 Richard Hughes [22]
19) JOSEPH HENRY (Billy Hughes) David Nicholls 7-8-10 Adrian Nicholls [9]

19 ran Non-Runner: Dunn’o (Self Certificate, Bruised Foot)
Time: 1m 37.34s Distances: 2¼, ¾, sh, nk, 1, nk, 2¾, ½, 1¼, 1¼, ¾, 3½, 2¼, 1, ¾, 2¾, ½, 2¾
Breeder: Darley Breeding: b g Storm Cat (USA) - Society Lady (USA) (Mr Prospector (USA))
Tote Win: £38.90 Places: £7.60; £2.60; £4.20; £3.00 Exacta: £537.60

Winning Trainer:-Name: Johnston, Mark Steven Born: Glasgow, 10/9/59 Trains at Kingsley House Racing Stables Middleham, N Yorks Date of first licence: January 1987 First winner: Hinari Video (Carlisle, July 1, 1987) Previous Occupation: Qualified as veterinary surgeon at Glasgow University; practised as vet in Cleveland, Essex and Northern Ireland, spent brief spells with John Winter, Tommy Craig, Charlie Millbank in France and John Russell in USA Classic wins: (2) 2000 Guineas (1994 Mister Baileys); 1000 Guineas (2004 Attraction) Other major wins include: Ascot Gold Cup (1995 Double Trigger, 2001, 2002 Royal Rebel), Urban-I Champagne Stakes (2003 Lucky Story, 2007 McCartney), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2003 Attraction), Chester Vase (2002 Fight Your Corner), Classic Trial (2002 Simeon), Cornwallis Stakes (1994 Millstream), Credit Suisse Private Banking Pokal (2002 Yavana’s Pace), Dewhurst Stakes (2004 Shamardal), Doncaster Cup (1995,1996 & 1998 Double Trigger), Dubai Turf Classic (1999 Fruits Of Love), UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes (2008 Nahoodh), Futurity Stakes (1994 Jural), Gordon Stakes (2002 Bandari), Gran Criterium (2006 Kirklees), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2002 Bandari), Hardwicke Stakes (1999 and 2000 Fruits of Love), Harvest Stakes (2002 Love Everlasting), Goodwood Cup (1995, 1997 & 1998 Double Trigger, 2000 Royal Rebel, 2004 Darasim), Lingfield Derby Trial (2002 Bandari), Ormonde Stakes (2004 Systematic), Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Fruits Of Love, 2004 Bandari, 2006 Soapy Danger), Princess Margaret Stakes (1992 Marina Park), Royal Lodge Stakes (1993 Mister Baileys, 2008 Jukebox Jury), Sagaro Stakes (1995 & 1996 Double Trigger), St James’s Palace Stakes (1996 Bijou D'Inde), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (1993 Mister Baileys, 2003 Lucky Story, 2004 Shamardal), ITM Gimcrack Stakes (2008 Shaweel) Royal Ascot wins (30): Gold Cup (1995 Double Trigger, 2001 & 2002 Royal Rebel), King George V Handicap (1995 Diaghilef, 2002 Systematic, 2003 Fantastic Love, 2006 Linas Selection), St James’s Palace Stakes (1996 Bijou D’Inde), Britannia Handicap (1997 Fly To The Stars), Hardwicke Stakes (1999 and 2000 Fruits Of Love, 2002 Zindabad, 2005 Bandari), Chesham Stakes (2000 Celtic Silence, 2002 Helm Bank, 2003 Pearl Of Love), Queen’s Vase (2001 And Beyond, 2003 Shanty Star, 2005 Melrose Avenue, 2006 Soapy Danger, 2009 Holberg), Duke of Edinburgh Handicap (2001 Takamaka Bay, 2009 Drill Sergeant), Queen Mary Stakes (2003 Attraction), Norfolk Stakes (2003 Russian Valour), Ascot Stakes (2004 Double Obsession), Coronation Stakes (2004 Attraction), Wolferton Handicap (2006 I’m So Lucky), Hampton Court Stakes (2007 Zaham), King Edward VII Stakes (2007 Boscobel), UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes (2008 Nahoodh) First Royal Ascot win: Double Trigger (June 22, 1995 - Gold Cup) First Goodwood win: The Can Can Man (SIS H’cap, May 23, 1991) Goodwood winners: 70 (46 at July Meeting) 1000th winner: Double Honour, Hamilton, September 4, 2000 2000th winner: Leamington, Southwell, February 5, 2008 (passed both landmarks faster than anyone else in history) Wins in a season (1987-2008): 1: 5: 15: 28: 31: 53: 77: 117: 114: 116: 123: 100: 113: 130: 116: 134: 139: 119: 141; 158; 130; 126; Wins in 2009: 141 Fourth winner of Glorious Goodwood 2009 - currently leading trainer

Winning jockey:-Name: Fortune, James Joseph. Date of birth: 14/6/72 Apprenticeship: With Mike O'Neill. English Classic Wins (1): Ladbrokes St Leger (2007 Lucarno) Big wins Include: Ayr Gold Cup (1989 Joveworth, 1996 Coastal Bluff), VC Bet Challenge Stakes (2006 Sleeping Indian), Gimcrack Stakes (2006 Conquest), July Stakes (2004 Captain Hurricane), Lincoln Handicap (2000 John Ferneley, 2001 Nimello), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream); Racing Post Trophy (1998 Commander Collins); Royal Hunt Cup (2002 Norton), Sun Chariot Stakes (1999 Lady In Waiting), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1994 For The Present,1996 Coastal Bluff); Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile (2004 Playful Act; 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), Royal Lodge Stakes (2005 Leo), Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes (2006 Court Masterpiece), totesport.com Cambridgeshire (2007 Pipedreamer), Princess Of Wales’s WBX.COM Stakes (2008 Lucarno), totesport.com Celebration Mile (2008 Raven’s Pass), Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes (2008 Centennial), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2008 Raven’s Pass), 32Red.com Cheveley Park Stakes (2008 Serious Attitude), Jockey Club Stakes (2009 Bronze Cannon), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2009 Virtual) Royal Ascot Winners (13): Ascot Stakes (2007 Full House), Queen Mary Stakes (1999 Shining Hour), Royal Hunt Cup (2002 Norton, 2007 Royal Oath), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (2003 Waverley), King Edward VII Stakes (2005 Plea Bargain), Coronation Stakes (2006 Nannina), Wokingham Handicap (2006 Baltic King), Jersey Stakes (2007 Tariq), Windsor Forest Stakes (2007 Nannina), Norfolk Stakes (2007 Winker Watson), Royal Hunt Cup (2007 Royal Oath), Ascot Stakes (2007 Full House), Ribblesdale Stakes (2008 Michita), Hardwicke Stakes (2009 Bronze Cannon) Leading Rider at Royal Ascot: 2007 (5 wins) First Goodwood win: Fraam (Anne Frances Stevens Memorial Stakes, September 11, 1992) Goodwood winners: 71 (20 at July Meeting) Wins (1988-2008): 8, 29, 46, 32, 26, 25, 56, 46, 83, 78, 108, 94, 93, 71, 92, 46, 72, 96, 77, 104, 82 Wins in 2009: 40

FOURTH RACE RESULT
4.00pm THE RICHMOND STAKES (GROUP TWO)
Class 1, £80,000 Guaranteed. For 2yo colts & geldings, 6f. Weights: 9st. Penalties: a winner of a Group One or Group Two race 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £45,416; 2nd: £17,216; 3rd: £8,616; 4th: £4,296; 5th: £2,152; 6th: £1,080

1) DICK TURPIN (IRE) (John Manley) Richard Hannon 2-9-00 Richard Hughes [4] 6/5 Fav
2) BUZZWORD (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-00 Frankie Dettori [1] 9/2
3) STARGAZE (IRE) (David Brownlow) Andrew Balding 2-9-00 William Buick [9] 20/1
4) LUCKY LIKE (FR) (Victory Racing & Partners) Eoghan O'Neill 2-9-00 Francis Norton [10]
5) GHOSTWING (Mrs H Steel) Richard Fahey 2-9-00 Tony Hamilton [5]
6) NOSEDIVE (Duke/Roberts/Netherthorpe/Goddard) William Haggas 2-9-00 Ryan Moore [8]
7) MORAN GRA (USA) (Michael Ryan/J A McCarthy/Donal Breen) Joanna Morgan IRE 2-9-00 Wayne Lordan [7]
8) RAKAAN (IRE) (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar) Brian Meehan 2-9-00 Jamie Spencer [2]
9) BOULD MOVER (H Downs & D Looney) Roger Curtis 2-9-00 Graham Gibbons [3]

9 ran Non-Runner: Showcasing (Going)
Time: 1m 11.31s Distances: 3, hd, 1¾, ¾, nk, nk, hd, 3
Breeder: John McEnery Breeding: b c Arakan (USA) - Merrily (Sharrood (USA))
Tote Win: £2.00 Places: £1.20; £1.60; £3.00 Exacta: £8.10

Winning Trainer: Name- Hannon, Richard Michael Date of birth: 30/5/45 Date of first licence:1970 Trains at Marlborough, Wiltshire Other details: Champion trainer 1992 First Winner: Ampney Prince, Newbury, April 17, 1970 First Group Winner: Crespinall (Nassau Stakes, 1972, Goodwood) Classic wins: (3) 2000 Guineas (1973 Mon Fils, 1987 Don't Forget Me, 1990 Tirol) Other major wins: Betfair Cup (2008 Paco Boy), Brigadier Gerard Stakes (1995 Alriffa), Richmond Stakes (1992 Son Pardo, 2008 Prolific, 2009 Dick Turpin), Cherry Hinton Stakes (1993 Lemon Souffle, 2004 Jewel In The Sand), Diomed Stakes (1994 Bluegrass Prince), European Free Handicap (2000 Cape Town), Falmouth Stakes (1991 Only Yours, 1993 Niche, 1994 Lemon Souffle, 1995 Caramba), Fred Darling Stakes (2006 Nasheej), Golden Jubilee Stakes (1992 Shalford), Hungerford Stakes (2002 Reel Buddy), July Cup (1992 Mr Brooks), Lockinge Stakes (1993 Swing Low), Lowther Stakes (1992 Niche), Wokingham Stakes (1994 Venture Capitalist), Macau Jockey Club Craven Stakes (2000 Umistim, 2001 King’s Ironbridge), Betfair Molecomb Stakes (1993 Risky, 2009 Monsieur Chevalier), Moyglare Stud Stakes (1993 Lemon Souffle), Nunthorpe Stakes (1992 Lyric Fantasy), Prix de l’Abbaye (1992 Mr Brooks), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2000 Bold Edge), Prix de Ris Orangis (2006 Presto Shinko), Queen Mary Stakes (1992 Lyric Fantasy & 1993 Risky), Rockfel Stakes (2001 Distant Valley), Sussex Stakes (2003 Reel Buddy), Yorkshire Cup (1993 Assessor), Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes (2006 Indian Ink), Gran Criterium (2007 Scintillo), TBA Lowther Stakes (2008 Infamous Angel) Royal Ascot wins: 26 First Royal Ascot winner: Fly Baby (June 17, 1981 - Queen Mary Stakes) Major Royal Ascot wins: Royal Hunt Cup (2008 Mr Aviator), Wokingham Handicap (1990 Knight Of Mercy, 1994 Venture Capitalist), King Edward VII Stakes (1992 Beyton), Queen Mary Stakes (1981 Fly Baby, 1992 Lyric Fantasy, 1993 Risky, 2006 Gilded), Coronation Stakes (2007 Indian Ink), Chesham Stakes (1983 Head For Heights, 2008 Free Agent, 2009 Big Audio), Queen Anne Stakes (2009 Paco Boy), Coventry Stakes (1989 Rock City, 2009 Canford Cliffs) First Goodwood winner: Crespinall (July 29, 1972 - Nassau Stakes) Total Goodwood wins: 180 (46 at July Meeting) Number of horses in training (1985-2008): 67: 75: 74: 80: 85: 107: 131: 139: 155: 178: 167: 155: 149: 145: 155: 162: 147: 169: 169: 149: 169; 163; 184 Number of wins in a season (1982-2008):38: 49: 28: 37: 56: 33: 43: 55: 73: 126: 154: 182: 112: 115: 109: 94: 108: 123: 135: 110: 121: 122: 113: 145; 127; 134; 171; Wins in 2009: 109

Winning jockey:-Name: Hughes, Richard David. Date of birth: 11/1/73 Background: Son of trainer Dessie, Richard began riding ponies aged five, and won his first pony race three years later. Apprenticed to his father, he rode six winners in his first season, when just 15. He continued to ride over the jumps during the winter, and won the 1997 Irish Champion Hurdle. In 2001 he became retained jockey for Prince Khalid Abdullah, until he left the post in November 2007, allowing him to take up jump racing and skiing once again. First winner: Viking Melody (Roscommon maiden, August 2, 1988) Major wins include: Betfair Cup (2008 Paco Boy), Blue Square Ormonde Stakes (2005 Day Flight), Celebration Mile (2002 Tillerman), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2004 Jewel In The Sand), Coventry Stakes (2003 Three Valleys, 2009 Canford Cliffs), Craven Stakes (2000 Umistim, 2001 King’s Ironbridge), Dahlia Stakes (2006 Violet Park)Derby Italiano (1996 Bahamian Knight), Duke Of York Stakes (1999 Sampower Star), French Oaks (2003 Nebraska Tornado), French 1,000 Guineas (2002 Zenda), Gordon Richards Stakes (2006 Day Flight), Gran Premio d’Italia (1995 Posidonas), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2006 Youmzain), Jockey Club Cup (2000 Persian Punch), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Lingfield Derby Trial (2001 Perfect Sunday), Middle Park Stakes (2003 Three Valleys), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Prix D’Ispahan (2001 Observatory), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (2003 American Post), Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (2003 Nebraska Tornado), Yorkshire Cup (1999 Churlish Charm), Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes (2006 Indian Ink), Musidora Stakes (2007 Passage Of Time), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2008 Youmzain), Betfair Molecomb Stakes (2009 Monsieur Chevalier) Royal Ascot Wins (20): Jersey Stakes (1995 Sergeyev, 1996 Lucayan Prince), King’s Stand Stakes (1995, Piccolo), Wokingham Stakes (2000 Harmonic Way), Duke Of Edinburgh H’cap (2002, Thundering Surf), Norfolk Stakes (2002, Baron’s Pit), Wolferton Rated H’Cap (2002, Ulundi), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2002, Demonstrate), Coventry Stakes (2003 Three Valleys, 2009 Canford Cliffs) Balmoral Handicap (2003 Deportivo), Ribblesdale Stakes (2003 Spanish Sun), Albany Stakes (2004 Jewel In The Sand), Queen Mary Stakes (2006 Gilded), Coronation Stakes (2007 Indian Ink), Royal Hunt Cup (2008 Mr Aviator), Chesham Stakes (2008 Free Agent, 2009 Big Audio), Queen Anne Stakes (2009 Paco Boy), Ascot Stakes (2009 Judgethemoment), Richmond Stakes (2008 Prolific, 2009 Dick Turpin) First Goodwood win: Luhuk (Caffreys Premium Ale Foundation Stakes, September 30, 1994) Goodwood winners: 88 (24 at July Meeting) Wins in Britain (1994-2008):19, 68, 62, 33, 55, 95, 102, 90, 126, 122, 73, 124, 113, 118, 117 Wins in 2009: 82

FIFTH RACE RESULT- 4.35pm THE RSA NURSERY HANDICAP
Class 2, £20,000 Guaranteed. For 2yo, 7f. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,952; 2nd: £3,854; 3rd: £1,926; 4th: £962
1) BLACK SNOWFLAKE (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-02 Frankie Dettori [11] 7/2 Fav
2) GUNNER LINDLEY (IRE) (P McNamara, N Browne, S Richards) Barry Hills 2-9-00 Michael Hills [16] 8/1
3) RAINE'S CROSS (David Holden) Peter Winkworth 2-9-07 Jim Crowley [10] 20/1
4) CONTRACT CATERER (IRE) (ABM Catering Limited) Pat Eddery 2-8-11 Jimmy Fortune [19] 9/2
5) COLOURSOFTHEGLEN (IRE) (Evan Sutherland) Tom Dascombe 2-8-08 Louis-Philippe Beuzelin (5) [18]
6) JAIRZIHNO (Findlay & Bloom) John Best 2-8-05 Marc Halford (3) [2]
7) THE HUMAN LEAGUE (Findlay & Bloom) Mick Channon 2-9-02 Tony Culhane [8]
8) SUFFOLK PUNCH (IRE) (Marcus Evans) Andrew Balding 2-9-01 Liam Keniry [15]
9) MARSH WARBLER (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 2-9-01 Royston Ffrench [12]
10) INGLEBY SPIRIT (Percy/Green Racing) Richard Fahey 2-9-00 Frederik Tylicki (3) [1]
11) IMPERIAL WARRIOR (The End-R-Ways Partnership) Hughie Morrison 2-8-06 Steve Drowne [20]
12) AVOW (USA) (Two Bucks Stable) Stan Moore b2-8-05 Adrian McCarthy [6]
13) TRES CORONAS (IRE) (J Cringan & D Pryde) David Barron 2-8-02 Dean Heslop (5) [13]
14) ROCK OF LOVE (IRE) (Crone Stud Farms Ltd) Mark Johnston 2-9-07 Greg Fairley [17]
15) GOING FRENCH (IRE) (R P Phillips) Roger Curtis 2-7-12 (1lb ow) Kelly Harrison (3) [7]
16) FLYINFLYOUT (Racegoers Club Owners Group) Mick Channon 2-8-05 Edward Creighton [9]
17) KING'S APPROACH (IRE) (David & Gwyn Joseph) Richard Hannon 2-9-00 Richard Hughes [5]
17 ran Non-Runners: Avon River (Vets Certificate, Bruised Foot), Soul Heaven (Self Certificate, Lame), Danger Mulally (Going)
Time: 1m 28.10s Distances: nk, nk, ¾, hd, ½, nose, ¾, 1, 2, ½, ½, sh, hd, 1½, ½, 25
Breeder: Grapestock LLC Breeding: b c Elusive Quality (USA) - Black Escort (USA) (Southern Halo (USA))
Tote Win: £3.60 Places: £1.50; £2.00; £6.00; £2.00 Exacta: £22.10
Winning trainer:-Name: bin Suroor, Saeed Date of Birth: November 16, 1968 Trains at Newmarket for Godolphin, the racing entity of Sheikh Mohammed, whose horses winter in Dubai and race worldwide. First Winner In England: Classic Cliche (Dante Stakes, May 17, 1995, York) British Classic wins: (11) Stan James 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Stan James 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia), Vodafone Oaks (1995 Moonshell; 2002 Kazzia); Vodafone Derby (1995 Lammtarra); Ladbrokes St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche; 1998 Nedawi; 1999 Mutafaweq; 2004 Rule Of Law) Other major wins include: Eclipse (1995,1996 Halling; 1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), Juddmonte International Stakes (1995 & 1996 Halling, 2001 Sakhee, 2004 Sulamani), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra; 1997 & 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross, 1999 Fly To The Stars, 2000 Aljabr, 2008 Creachadoir), Nunthorpe Stakes (1995 So Factual), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Faithful Son, 2000 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1996 Mark Of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Summoner, 2207 Ramonti), Queen Anne Stakes (2003 Dubai Destination), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat), Sussex Stakes (1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre, 2007 Ramonti), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2001 Fantastic Light), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq) Racing Post Trophy (1996 Medaaly, 2007 Ibn Khaldhun) Canada: Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq, 2004 Sulamani), E P Taylor Stakes (2008 Folk Opera) France: Prix du Jockey Club (2005 Shamardal), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori; 2000 Bachir; 2001 Noverre, 2005 Shamardal), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard), Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (2007 Rio De La Plata), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist) Germany: Deutschlandpreis (2000 Mutafaweq, 2002 Marienbard), Grosser Bugatti Preis von Baden (2002 Marienbard, 2003 Mamool), Grosser Dallmayr Preis (2001 Kutub), Rheinland-Pokal der Sparkasse Koln Bonn (2006 Cherry Mix), Preis Von Europa (2001 Kutub, 2003 Mamool) Hong Kong: Hong Kong Cup (2000 Fantastic Light, 2007 Ramonti), Hong Kong Mile (2004 Firebreak) Ireland: Irish St Leger (1998 & 1999 Kayf Tara), Irish Champion Stakes (1994 Cezanne; 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi) Italy: Derby Italiano (1998 Central Park, 1999 Mukhalif, 2009 Mastery), Gran Premio di Milano (2003 Leadership), Gran Premio Del Jockey Club (2001 Kutub, 2005 Cherry Mix), Premio Vittorio Di Capua (2001 and 2002 Slickly, 2004 Ancient World) Japan: Yasuda Kinen (1995 Heart Lake, Keio Hai Spring Cup (1996 Heart Lake), Singapore: Singapore Airlines International Cup (2002 Grandera) UAE: Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2002 Street Cry, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist), Dubai Sheema Classic (2003 Sulamani) United States: Coaching Club American Oaks (2002 Jilbab, 2008 Music Note), Arlington Million (2003 Sulamani), Beldame Stakes (2002 Imperial Gesture, 2008 Cocoa Beach), Beverley D Stakes (2004 Crimson Palace), Breeders Cup Turf (1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light), Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (2002 Kazzia), Gazelle Stakes (2002 Imperial Gesture, 2008 ), Man O’ War Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2000 Fantastic Light), Ruffian Handicap (2005 Stellar Jayne), San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (1995 Red Bishop), Stephen Foster Handicap (2002 Street Cry), Turf Classic Invitational (2003 Sulamani), Mother Goose Stakes (2008 Music Note) Australia: BMW Caulfield Cup (2008 All The Good) First Royal Ascot win: So Factual (June 22, 1995 - Cork and Orrery Stakes) Royal Ascot Wins (30): Golden Jubilee Stakes (1995 So Factual), Queen Anne Stakes (1996 Charnwood Forest, 1997 Allied Forces, 1998 Intikhab, 1999 Cape Cross, 2003 Dubai Destination, 2004 Refuse To Bend, 2007 Ramonti), Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche, 1998 Kayf Tara, 2000 Kayf Tara, 2004 Papineau), Chesham Stakes (1996 Shamikh), Hardwicke Stakes (1997 Predappio, 2004 Doyen), Windsor Castle Stakes (1997 Asfurah), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Faithful Son, 2000 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Ribblesdale Stakes (1998 Bahr, 1999 Fairy Queen, 2004 Punctilious, 2009 Flying Cloud) King Edward VII Stakes (1999 Mutafaweq, 2008 Campanologist), Queen’s Vase (2002 Mamool, 2004 Duke Of Venice), Jersey Stakes (2004 Kheleyf), St James’s Palace Stakes (2005 Shamardal) First Goodwood Win: Tamayaz (Vodapage Conditions Stakes, July 29, 1995) Total Goodwood wins: 61 (19 at July Meeting) Other details: Champion trainer 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004. Completed full set of classic wins following Cape Verdi’s victory in the 1998 1000 Guineas. Wins in a season in Britain (1995-2008): 14: 48: 41: 38: 41: 22: 24: 21: 23: 115: 78; 70; 73; 56; Wins in 2009: 32

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: 160 (52 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: 34 Fourth winner of Glorious Goodwood 2009 for Frankie Dettori - now leading jockey

SIXTH RACE RESULT

5.10pm THE OAK TREE STAKES (GROUP THREE)
Class 1, £65,000 Guaranteed. For 3yo+ fillies & mares, 7f. Weights: 3yo 8st 9lb; 4yo+ 9st 2lb. Penalties: after November 1, 2008, a winner of a Group Three race 3lb; of a Group Two race 5lb; of a Group One race 8lb (races won at 2yo not to count for penalties). Penalty Values: 1st: £36,900.50; 2nd: £13,988; 3rd: £7,000.50; 4th: £3,490.50; 5th: £1,748.50; 6th: £877.50

1) SUMMER FETE (IRE) (H E Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammed) Bryan Smart 3-8-09 Richard Mullen [5] 9/1
2) SELECT (IRE) (De La Warr Racing) Peter Chapple-Hyam 3-8-09 Alan Munro [12] 25/1
3) PLEASE SING (Ann Black) Mick Channon 3-8-09 Edward Creighton [2] 12/1
4) RED DUNE (IRE) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 4-9-02 Frankie Dettori [9]
5) LESSING (FR) (Prime Equestrian) Thomas Xavier Demeaulte FR 4-9-02 Christophe Lemaire [7]
6) SAN SICHARIA (IRE) (Paddy Twomey) Joanna Morgan IRE p4-9-05 Wayne Lordan [11]
7) KING'S STARLET (Helena Springfield Ltd) Hughie Morrison 3-8-09 Steve Drowne [13]
8) GREENISLAND (IRE) (Stonethorn Stud Farms Limited) Hughie Morrison 3-8-09 Robert Havlin [6]
9) PENNY'S GIFT (Malcolm & Penny Brown) Richard Hannon 3-9-00 Richard Hughes [3]
10) GOLDEN STREAM (IRE) (The Queen) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-09 Ryan Moore [4] 2/1 Fav
11) INFAMOUS ANGEL (Geoff Howard-Spink & Peter Marshall) Richard Hannon 3-8-09 Jim Crowley [1]
12) ROYAL CONFIDENCE (Derek James) Barry Hills 4-9-02 Michael Hills [8]
13) COSMOPOLITAN (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 4-9-02 Jimmy Fortune [10]

13 ran
Time: 1m 26.08s Distances: 1¼, hd, nk, 1, ½, hd, nose, 6, nk, 2, ½, ½
Breeder: Darley Breeding: gr f Pivotal - Tamarillo (Daylami (IRE))
Tote Win: £13.30 Places: £3.50; £7.10; £3.50 Exacta: £339.30

Winning trainer:-Name: Smart, Bryan Date of birth: 26/11/56 Riding career: Amateur & Professional - first jockey to Jenny Pitman 1973-81: rode approx 200 winners Date of first trainer’s licence: 1985/6 season - Head lad to Jenny Pitman Trains at Hambleton House, Sutton Bank, Thirsk, North Yorkshire Classic Winners: French Oaks (1996 Sil Sila) Major races won: Duke Of York Stakes (2004 Monsieur Bond), Free Handicap (2006 Misu Bond), St Leger Yearling Stakes (1998 Boomerang Blade), Totepool Two-year-old Trophy (2005 Misu Bond) Vodafone Stewards Cup (2002 Bond Boy), Audi Stakes (2007 Moorhouse Lad), Cornwallis Stakes (2007 Captain Gerrard), Dubai Duty Free 25th Anniversary World Trophy (2008 Moorhouse Lad), Oak Tree Stakes (2009 Summer Fete) Royal Ascot Wins (3): Windsor Castle Stakes (2005 Titus Alone); Coventry Stakes (2006 Hellvelyn); Chesham Stakes (2007 Maze) First Royal Ascot winner: Windsor Castle Stakes (2005 Titus Alone) First Goodwood winner: Polly Peculiar (14/9/96) Total Goodwood wins: 7 (3 at July Meeting) Horses in training (1987-2008): 14; 28; 33; 32; 17; 13; 18; 22; 22; 30; 30; 30; 42; 58; 55; 46; 63; 74; 81; 91; 72; 116; Wins in a season (1993-2008): 3: 2: 10: 11: 6: 11: 17: 9: 27: 27: 39: 27: 35; 31; 36; 52; Wins in 2009: 29

Winning Jockey: Mullen, Richard Peter Date of birth: April 15, 1976 Based: Newmarket, Suffolk Information: Rides in Dubai during the winter and was equal winning-most rider there in 2004 First Winner: Burnt Sienna, Windsor, 1995 Big Race Wins: Bentinck Stakes (2003 Ashdown Express) Sportsman Newspaper Champagne Stakes (2006 Vital Equine), Oaks Tree Stakes (2009 Summer Fete) First Goodwood Winner: Scissor Ridge, Frialator International H’Cap September 25, 1996 Total Goodwood Wins: 11 (2 at July Meeting) Wins (2000-08): 47; 32; 21; 43; 18; 20; 31; 42; 56; Wins in 2009: 24



SEVENTH RACE RESULT

5.45pm THE TURF CLUB HANDICAP
Class 3, £20,000 Guaranteed. For 3yo rated 0-95, 5f. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 8st 2lb. Penalties: after July 18, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,462; 2nd: £3,732; 3rd: £1,866; 4th: £934; 5th: £466; 6th: £234

1) NOBLE STORM (USA) (R L Bedding) Ed McMahon 3-9-06 Graham Gibbons [3] 9/2
2) MATTAMIA (IRE) (C Roper) Rod Millman 3-9-00 James Millman (3) [1] 12/1
3) GREEN BERET (IRE) (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 3-9-06 Jimmy Fortune [5] 4/1
4) MASTER OF DISGUISE (Courtenay Club) Clive Cox 3-9-07 Philip Robinson [7] 3/1 Fav
5) LA ZAMORA (J G Brown) David Barron 3-8-00 Dean Heslop (5) [10]
6) GINOBILI (IRE) (David Gilbert) Stef Liddiard b3-9-07 Micky Fenton [2]
7) TITUS ANDRONICUS (IRE) (John Browne & Paddy McGinty) Kevin Ryan 3-8-13 Richard Hughes [4]
8) STRICTLY (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-06 Ryan Moore [6]
9) SLOOP JOHNB (Jonathan Gill) Richard Fahey 3-8-08 Tony Hamilton [8]

9 ran Non-Runner: Brenin Taran (Self Certificate, Going)
Time: 57.99s Distances: hd, ½, ½, 1½, hd, 1¾, 1¼, 1¼
Breeder: Brereton C Jones Breeding: b c Yankee Gentleman (USA) - Changed Tune (USA) (Tunerup (USA))
Tote Win: £6.40 Places: £2.00; £2.80; £1.90 Exacta: £81.20

Winning trainer:-Name: McMahon, Ed Based: Hopwas, Staffordshire Background: took over from father Bryan in 2005. Total Goodwood Wins: 2 (2 at July Meeting) Horses in training (2005-2009): 30; 35; 43; 37; 47; Wins (2005-2008): 25; 18; 22; 20; Wins in 2009: 14

Winning jockey:-Name: Gibbons, Graham Background: Was apprenticed to Reg Hollinshead and then rode as retained jockey to owner John Fretwell. Son of a psychiatric nurse. On horseback since the age of seven, he is a former all-Ireland pony club champion. Big race wins: Cornwallis Stakes (2004 Castelletto), Diomed Stakes (2007 & 2008 Blythe Knight), Richmond Stakes (2005 Always Hopeful), Lincoln Handicap (2006 Blythe Knight), Hambleton Stakes (2007 Blythe Knight) Royal Ascot wins (1):Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes (2007 Pevensey) First Goodwood Winner: Always Hopeful, Richmond Stakes, July 29, 2005 Total Goodwood Wins: 2 (2 at Festival meeting) Wins 2000-2008: 7; 54; 45; 34; 30; 58; 53; 32; 31; Wins in 2009: 52







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