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Saturday, July 24, 2010


THE BETFAIR WEEKEND - SECOND DAY
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
ASCOT, SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010


HARBINGER SMASHES COURSE RECORD TO TAKE KING GEORGE BY RECORD 11 LENGTHS


It was billed as a match between the three-year-olds, consisting of the Derby winner Workforce and the Irish Derby victor Cape Blanco, and the older horses but in the event the 2010 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) was only ever about one horse - Harbinger.

Owned by Highclere Thoroughbred Racing's Admiral Rouse syndicate, the four-year-old Dansili colt travelled supremely well throughout under French ace Olivier Peslier in the mile-and-a-half contest and pulled right away from his pursuers to win by a race record of 11 lengths - the previous record margin of victory was seven lengths, set by Generous in 1991. Harbinger's victory was also achieved in a course record time of 2m 26.78s - taking almost a second off the previous record of 2m 27.24s - and was the fastest time ever for this race.


It was a fifth King George success for trainer Sir Michael Stoute, which now means he has equalled the record number of wins achieved in the £1 million contest. The two other trainers to have won the King George five times are the late Dick Hern and Godolphin's Saeed bin Suroor.


Sir Michael Stoute said: "Olivier was just cantering and he just travelled so well. It was looking good from a long way out with Harbinger.

"He was a decent three-year-old. He was very impressive in winning the Gordon Stakes and then he had a blip in the Voltigeur. He bounced back well in the John Porter Stakes at the start of this year - he was very impressive that day.


"He has just progressed with each race this year and the Arc will certainly be considered.

"At home, we did not pit Harbinger and Workforce together. I did not know which of them had the best chance coming into today's race. We knew Harbinger had progressed since the Hardwicke and he just travelled so well today. I thought he had a good chance today but the manner in which he won today is very pleasing. We might have peaked him too early!

Referring to Derby winner Workforce, who came home fifth of the six runners, Stoute said: "I was concerned about the ground today for both runners today, but particularly for Workforce. Ryan (Moore) said that Workforce didn't switch off like he normally does and the ground was quick enough - it's pretty fast for him out there.


"I thought he was racing very keenly going into Swinley Bottom and was not relaxed. The ground was fast enough for him today. He had seven weeks between the Derby and today as we did not go to Ireland. You have to remember that was only his fourth run today and make no mistake - he will bounce back."


Race 6 - King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) - Further Winning Quotes

PESLIER AND HERBERT ON HARBINGER

Olivier Peslier came in for the ride on Harbinger when Ryan Moore opted to ride Derby winner Workforce in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) but there was never any doubt that the Frenchman was on the best of trainer Sir Michael Stoute's runners today.


Peslier said: "It was a comfortable race and you can imagine when I saw the big screen in the final furlong and I didn't know where the horses were. When I gave him one smack with my whip, I turned to see where are the rest of the horses and they were so far behind. You feel that you have won a furlong before the marker.

"Today Harbinger is the king. He is a wonderful horse and I knew that he was very good but today he was flying and he won so well. It's not difficult to ride him because he is very good.


"He travelled where I wanted him to and when I asked him to go, he just kept going and I didn't have to ask him anything - he was just flying."

Harry Herbert, Managing Director of owners Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, is usually never short of words but even he was overcome with emotion following Harbinger's imperious triumph.


An emotional Herbert said immediately after the race: "It's just such an ambition for everybody, whether it is the stable team, Sir Michael and all of his group or whether it is us at Highclere and all of my team that work so hard or the owners, who have put so much money into it.

"It comes down to suddenly being dealt the cards that you have dreamt off all of your life. This is it and right now it has happened. For everyone out there, you don't have to get inolved with Highclere, but get into racehorse ownership because, I promise you, it brings grown men down to their knees in tears.


"This is the best moment in my life, bar Motivator winning the Derby. But this is Highclere, it's the blue silks (Motivator ran in the colours of the Royal Ascot Racing Club, which Herbert also manages)."

On entering the winner's enclosure, he continued: "I've done my blubbing now! That was just incredible. Days like today are the ultimate ambition for all the owners, the team at Highclere and John Warren who buys all our horses.

"We try to find the perfect racehorse. John told me he had found a beautiful horse, but we thought we would not be able to afford him. I found the catalogue from when he was sold and all I had written on Harbinger's page in the catalogue was ‘AWESOME!'.


"When he went through the ring we kept bidding on him. We knew he was going to go to our most expensive syndicate and in the end we went to 180,000 guineas to get him. A call to the bank manager was required that day!

"I think I must have dreamt through every possible scenario since Royal Ascot. In one dream he was tailed off, in another he made steady progress but was always held. The one dream I never had was the jockey coming there with a triple handful.

"We are truly blessed to have this horse. You would have to say the Arc is the target after today."


MORE SIR MICHAEL STOUTE QUOTES

Sir Michael Stoute, the trainer of the 11-length winner, Harbinger, of today’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair, said: “Today Harbinger was formidably impressive and he just travelled so well.

“He was just cantering and when Olivier let him go, he took off. It was a superb performance. I didn’t see Ribot, but I hear he won very easily.

“Harbinger has a great mind and he helps you to develop him. He’s very good mentally.

“I haven’t even seen Harry (Herbert) yet but let’s take Harbinger home, chill out, and then we will have to plan his autumn programme and work backwards.


“I have gone very close to winning the Arc but even money for Harbinger - what a joke!”


TOTE MAKE HARBINGER 6/4 FOR ARC

Harbinger is the new 6/4 favourite (from 10/1) for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with totesport following a devastating display at Ascot this afternoon.


Olivier Peslier’s mount was cruising turning for home and when the Frenchman asked him for his effort, the four-year-old put the race to bed in a matter of seconds to not only break the track record but also chalk up the biggest winning margin in the history of the race.


“Harbinger has brought delight rather than doom to bookmakers up and down the country after his brilliant King George success and the Arc looks his for the taking judged by that performance,” said totesport spokesman George Primarolo.




THE WINNER - HARBINGER (GB) FACTFILE
4 b c Dansili - Penang Pearl (FR) (Bering)
Form: 21173-1111 Owner: Highclere Thoroughbred Rcaing (Adm. Rous)
Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute Breeder: Mrs A K H Ooi Jockey: Olivier Peslier

Harbinger
John Warren paid 180,000 guineas to purchase Harbinger on behalf of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing at Tattersalls in October, 2007. Harbinger is out of the mile Listed winner Penang Pearl, who was trained by Gerard Butler for her owner breeder Nick Ooi. Harbinger did not make his racecourse debut until April 16, 2009, when he was second to Militarist in the Wood Ditton Stakes for three-year-olds over a mile at Newmarket. Stepped up to 10 furlongs at Chester in May, the Dansili colt gained his maiden victory by an impressive three lengths from Changingoftheguard. Harbinger sidestepped the Derby due to a lack of experience, and a pulled muscle forced his absence from Royal Ascot. When he did return to action in the Group Three Gordon Stakes over a mile and a half at Glorious Goodwood that July, Harbinger was again impressive, as he saw off Firebet. After making such a good start to his career, the colt posted his first below-par effort when last of seven in the Group Two Great Voltigeur Stakes at York in August. That run ended hopes of a tilt at the St Leger the following month. Harbinger signed off his three-year-old season when third in the St Simon Stakes at Newbury in October. With another winter on his back, Sir Michael Stoute’s progressive charge returned to Newbury for his four-year-old bow on April 17, and stormed to a three-length triumph over Manifest in the Group Three John Porter Stakes. A second visit to Chester on May 7, brought a commanding victory over Age Of Aquarius in the Group Three Ormonde Stakes over an extended mile and five furlongs. Harbinger was all the rage for the 12-furlong Group Two Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot. Sent off the 8/11 favourite, he brushed aside his rivals for a three and a half-length success. He won the Group One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair by a record distance for the race of 11 lengths and in a new course record time of 2m 26.78s.. Race Record: Starts: 9; Wins: 6; 2nd: 1; 3rd: 1; Win & Place Prize Money: £773,931

The Admiral Rous Syndicate of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd
The Admiral Rous Syndicate, organised by Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd, came into existence in late 2007 following the purchase of Harbinger by John Warren. The colt is trained by Sir Michael Stoute. Highclere issued 12 shares at £36,500 each to cover the purchase costs, plus training and other charges for two years. Highclere Thoroughbred Racing began organising syndicates in 1992 and each separate syndicate carries the same Highclere Thoroughbred Racing silks of light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap, although each syndicate is made up of a different group of owners. Each syndicate consists of between 10 and 20 shares with the number of horses varying in each syndicate. John Warren, a director, buys all of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing’s horses as yearlings, while Harry Herbert is managing director. Highclere horses have won numerous big races. Petrushka took the Irish Oaks and Yorkshire Oaks in 2000, while Lake Coniston and Tamarisk were each crowned champion sprinter in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Other notable horses to race for Highclere syndicates include Goodwood Cup hero Distinction, Group Three winner Delilah, Norfolk Stakes hero Approve, St Leger and Coronation Cup runner-up Highest, Cherry Hinton and Albany Stakes winner Memory and high-class sprinter Conquest. King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes winners: 2010-1 HARBINGER

Sir Michael Stoute
Born in Barbados on October 22, 1945, where his father was chief of police, Michael Stoute came to Britain in 1965 to nurture his love of racing. He joined Pat Rohan at Malton before moving to Newmarket three years later to work for Doug Smith and then Tom Jones. Stoute took out a public licence to train in 1972, recording his first success that year when Sandal won at Newmarket on April 28. Since then he has risen to the top of his profession and has been champion trainer 10 times - in 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2009. Stoute has won the Derby at Epsom Downs five times (1981 Shergar, 1996 Shahrastani, 2003 Kris Kin, 2004 North Light, 2010 Workforce) making him the most successful current trainer in the premier Classic. The year 2000 was memorable for Stoute when his horses included 2,000 Guineas winner King's Best and Kalanisi, winner of the Breeders' Cup Turf and Champion Stakes. A terrific 1997 was headed by the two older horses Singspiel and Pilsudski. Four Group One successes went Pilsudski's way - the Coral-Eclipse, Irish Champion Stakes, Emirates Airline Champion Stakes and Japan Cup, while Singspiel won the Dubai World Cup, the Coronation Cup and the Juddmonte International. He has won the 2,000 Guineas five times with Shadeed (1985), Doyoun (1988), Entrepreneur (1997), King's Best (2000) and Golan (2001). His long list of big-race successes also includes the 1,000 Guineas (twice), St Leger (once), King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (four times), Oaks (twice), the Irish Derby (three times), Irish Oaks (six times), Irish 1,000 Guineas and Irish 2,000 Guineas as well as many other races across the globe. Stoute, who was knighted in 1998 for his services to sport and tourism in Barbados, trains at Freemason Lodge, Newmarket. The highlight of 2009 for Stoute came when he saddled the first three home in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair at Ascot - Conduit, Tartan Bearer and Ask - which played a significant part in him becoming champion trainer for the 10th time. He also saddled Conduit to a second successive Breeders’ Cup Turf triumph. This year, Derby winner Workforce and Hardwicke Stakes victor Harbinger have set the standards for the stable, with the latter winning the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair in tremendous style.

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Record: 2010-1 HARBINGER; 2010-5 Workforce; 2010-6 Confront; 2009-1 CONDUIT, 2009-2 Tartan Bearer, 2009-3 Ask, 2008-5 Ask, 2008-2 Papal Bull, 2007-3 Maraahel, 2006-5 Maraahel, 2005-9 Gamut, 2004-4 Gamut, 2003-3 Kris Kin, 2002-1 GOLAN, 2000-4 Beat All, 2000-3 Daliapour, 1997-4 Singspiel, 1997-2 Pilsudski, 1994-UR Ezzoud, 1994-6 Foyer, 1993-1 OPERA HOUSE, 1992-5 Rock Hopper, 1992-3 Opera House, 1992-2 Saddlers' Hall, 1991-6 Saddlers' Hall, 1991-3 Rock Hopper, 1988-6 Doyoun, 1987-8 Unite, 1986-5 Dihistan, 1986-4 Shahrastani, 1986-2 Shardari, 1981-1 SHERGAR

Olivier Peslier
Born at Cossé-le-Vivien on January 12, 1971, the son of a stonemason, Peslier sprang to prominence in 1996 when winning his first Cravache d’Or (France’s jockeys’ title) with 163 winners, ending the four-year reign of Thierry Jarnet. He took the title thrice more, in 1997 with 154 successes, 1999 (147 wins) and 2000 (162 wins). He won three consecutive Prix de l’Arc de Triomphes on Sagamix (1998), Peintre Celebre (1997) and Helissio (1996). Peslier is one of the world’s leading jockeys and has tasted top-flight success across the globe. He has an excellent record in Britain - his Group One haul this side of the Channel includes the Derby (1998 High-Rise), 2,000 Guineas (2007 Cockney Rebel), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2006 Ouija Board, 2009 Vision D’Etat), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1997 Air Express and 1998 Desert Prince), Ascot Gold Cup (2005 Westerner), King’s Stand Stakes (1997 Don’t Worry Me, 2008 Equiano), Coronation Stakes (1996 Shake The Yoke, 2001 Banks Hill) and Dewhurst Stakes (1997 Xaar). He also won the Irish 2,000 Guineas in 1998 on Desert Prince, a year later on Saffron Walden and in 2007 on Cockney Rebel. Peslier has also won the Irish Derby (1995 Winged Love) and French equivalent (1997 Peintre Celebre). As well as the aforementioned champions, Peslier is famed for his associations with the great French mare Goldikova, whom he has ridden in all of her races, including two Breeders’ Cup Mile victories (2008 & 2009), and Japanese champion Zenno Rob Roy. In 2004 he rode the latter to clinch the coveted big-race trio of the Tenno Sho, Japan Cup and Arima Kinen. Peslier has an outstanding record in Japan and Hong Kong, where he often rides during the winter months, winning numerous Group One contests over the past decade. He has partnered Group One winners in each of the major northern hemisphere racing nations with further US victories including the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2001 Banks Hill) and the Man O’ War Stakes (2007 Doctor Dino). One of his greatest triumphs came today on Harbinger in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair.

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Record: 2010-1 HARBINGER; 2009-3 Ask, 2008-2 Papal Bull, 2005-12 Policy Maker, 2004-5 Vallee Enchantee, 2002-7 Boreal, 1999-3 Fruits Of Love, 1998-2 High-Rise, 1995-4 Winged Love



Race 6 - The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Group 1) - placed quotes

THE WINNER FLEW, BUT PLACEDCONNECTIONS HAPPY

Connections of the placed horses could only look on in amazement at the record-breaking performance of Harbinger in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair. But Aidan O’Brien, trainer of the second-placed Cape Blanco, and Mick Channon, trainer of Youmzain, were more than satisfied with their horses’ performances.


“Delighted,” said O’Brien. “He ran a great race, he ran right to the line. We wanted the two Derby winners to get together and they went stride for stride, but it was an astonishing performance by the winner.


“I won’t mind stepping Cape Blanco back down in trip, but obviously we will go home and talk about it. But he ran his heart out, he never stopped and he is moving up, he is progressing. He is a typically tough son of Galileo.”

A slightly resigned Mick Channon, trainer of the third-placed Youmzain, said: “Well, we ran our race again! I was very impressed with the winner. We will be looking at the Arc, and it is unlikely we will run before. Who knows, fourth time lucky!”

Pat Downes, racing manager for the Aga Khan, said of the Aga Khan’s four-year-old filly Daraykana: “She ran well and has run her race. We were beaten by some good horses and the winner was very impressive. There are no excuses and there are no plans as yet.”


FAVOURITE WORKFORCE FIFTH

The 8/11 favourite Workforce finished a well beaten fifth after racing prominently - third then second - before finding no extra in the straight.


His trainer Sir Michael Stoute, rather than immediately going to attend the easy winner Harbinger whom he also trains, came to see how Workforce and pacemaker Confront were after the race.


He also chatted with Lord Grimthorpe, racing manager to the owner of Workforce and Confront, Khalid Adbulla.


Lord Grimthorpe said: “Workforce raced a bit keen and the ground was probably a bit too fast for him.


“It is very disappointing given everything. That is racing. We have to try and get him back to the form he was in at Epsom.


“We will make sure he is all right and then sit down and think about a plan.”


SIXTH RACE RESULT

4.25pm KING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES (SPONSORED BY BETFAIR) (GROUP ONE)
£1,000,000 guaranteed, 1m 4f. For 3yo+ Weights 3yo colts and geldings 8st 9lb; fillies 8st 6lb; 4yo+ colts and geldings 9st 7lb; fillies 9st 4lb Weight for age 3 from 4yo+ 12lb Allowances Southern Hemisphere allowance: 4yo 4lb Entries 40 pay £3,500 Confirmed 8 pay £2000 Penalty value 1st £567,700.00 2nd £215,200.00 3rd £107,700.00 4th £53,700.00 5th £26,900.00 6th £13,500.00

1 HARBINGER (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Adm. Rous)) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-7 Olivier Peslier [6] 4/1
2 CAPE BLANCO (IRE) (Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-9 Colm O'Donoghue [7] 9/2
3 YOUMZAIN (IRE) (Jaber Abdullah) Mick Channon 7-9-7 Richard Hughes [5] 12/1
4 DARYAKANA (FR) (HH Aga Khan) Alain de Royer-Dupre FR 4-9-4 Gerald Mosse [4] 14/1
5 WORKFORCE (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-9 Ryan Moore [3] 8/11f
6 CONFRONT (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 5-9-7 Richard Mullen [1] 100/1

6 ran Non-runner: 4 Dar Re Mi (self certificate - bruised foot)
Time: 2m 26.78s (new track record - previous record 2m 27.24s held by Linas Selection; previous race record - 2m 26.98s set by Grundy in 1975)
Distances: 11, 3 1/4, nk, 2 1/4, 6
Breeder: Mrs A. Ooi Breeding: b c Dansili - Penang Pearl (FR) (Bering)
Totes: Win: £4.70 Places: £2.00, £2.80 Exacta: £20.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Stoute, Sir Michael Ronald Date of birth:22/10/45 Date of first licence: 1972 First Winner: Sandal, Newmarket, April 28, 1972, Turn Of The Lands Handicap. Previous Occupation: Served with Pat Rohan, Doug Smith and Tom Jones. Other information: Arrived in Britain from his native Barbados just before his 20th birthday and has won the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham with Kribensis in 1990. Was the only trainer to win a British Classic in five consecutive seasons. Was awarded a knighthood in 1998 for services to tourism in Barbados. Has been champion trainer on 10 occasions: 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2009 British Classic wins (15):1000 Guineas (1989 Musical Bliss, 2003 Russian Rhythm), 2000 Guineas (1985 Shadeed, 1988 Doyoun, 1997 Entrepreneur, 2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Investec Derby (1981 Shergar, 1986 Shahrastani, 2003 Kris Kin, 2004 North Light, 2010 Workforce), Investec Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1987 Unite), Ladbrokes St Leger (2008 Conduit) Other big race wins: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair (1981 Shergar; 1993 Opera House, 2002 Golan, 2009 Conduit, 2010 Harbinger), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1989 Shaadi), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1986 Sonic Lady), Irish Derby (1981 Shergar, 1983 Shareef Dancer, 1986 Shahrastani), Irish Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1986 Colorspin, 1987 Unite, 1988 Melodist, 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka), Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Cheveley Park Stakes (1980 Marwell; 1994 Gay Gallanta; 2000 Regal Rose), Investec Coronation Cup (1992 Saddler’s Hall, 1993 Opera House, 1997 Singspiel, 2000 Daliapour, 2009 Ask), Coral-Eclipse (1993 Opera House; 1994 Ezzoud;1997 Pilsudski, 2001 Medicean, 2007 Notnowcato), Dubai World Cup (Singspiel 1997),Breeders’ Cup Turf (1996 Pilsudski, 2000 Kalanisi, 2008 & 2009 Conduit), Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2003 Islington) Falmouth Stakes (1983 Royal Heroine, 1986 and 1987 Sonic Lady, 1998 Lovers Knot), Fillies’ Mile (1985 Untold), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2004 Gamut, 2007 Mountain High, 2009 Spanish Moon), Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 1997 Pilsudski), Juddmonte International Stakes (1993 & 1994 Ezzoud; 1997 Singspiel; 2006 Notnowcato), July Cup (1981 Marwell; 1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal), Nassau Stakes (1977 Temple First, 1984 Optimistic Lass, 1990 Kartajana, 1994 Hawajiss, 2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2004 Favourable Terms), Prix de l’Opera (1983 Royal Heroine, 1985 Bella Colora, 2000 Petrushka, 2003 Zee Zee Top), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1985 Shadeed; 1987 Milligram; 1989 Zilzal), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Haydock Sprint Cup (1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal), Sussex Stakes (1986 Sonic Lady; 1989 Zilzal; 1998 Among Men), Yorkshire Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia; 1985 Sally Brown; 1986 Untold; 1990 Hellenic; 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka, 2002 and 2003 Islington) Tattersalls Gold Cup (2007 Notnowcato) Prix Royal-Oak (2007 Allegretto) Matron Stakes (2007 Echelon), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2008 Promising Lead) Royal Ascot Wins: 63 First Royal Ascot winner: Etienne Gerard (June 15, 1977 - Jersey Stakes) Other details: Champion trainer in Britain 10 times (1981, 1986, 1989, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009) Trains at Freemason Lodge, Newmarket Wins in a Year (1984-2009): 96; 120; 76; 105; 100; 116; 78; 81; 69; 64; 109; 72; 73; 84; 79; 81; 91; 75; 104; 115; 87; 95; 107; 113; 88; 99; Wins This Year: 42

Winning Jockey: Peslier, Olivier Date Of Birth: January 12, 1973 Background: proved a star on the pony circuit as a child, and joined apprentice school at Chantilly under suggestion of jockey Patrice Lemaire. Joined Patrick Biancone in 1987, winning his first race aboard Cavallo d’Oro in 1989. Champion apprentice in 1991, he moved to Nicolas Clement’s stable after Biancone went to Hong Kong, becoming stable jockey for Prince Yazid Saud. Won first Listed event in 1990 with Blash at Lion d’Angers, beating Cah Asmussen. Won first Group One race on Clement-trained Le Balafre in the Prix Jean Prat in 1993, despite having succeeded Dominique Boeuf as stable jockey for Daniel Wildenstein. Signed for Andre Fabre in 1993 until 2002, when he took as top jockey at Wertheimer stables. Champion Jockey in 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2000. Received the Prix Claude Foussier in 1999 for services to French equestrian sports. British Classic Wins (2): Derby (1998 High-Rise), 2000 Guineas (2007 Cockney Rebel) Group One Wins Include: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2010 Harbinger), Jean Prat (1993 La Balafre), Grand Criterium (1993 Lost World), Cadran (1994 Molesnes), La Foret (Bigstone), Ispahan (1994 Bigstone), Gran Criterium (1995 Glory of Dancer), Irish Derby (1995 Winged Love), Hong Kong Vase (1995 Partipral), Saint Alary (1995 Muncie), Marcel Boussac (1995 Miss Tahiti), La Foret (1995 Poplar Bluff), Grand Criterium (1995 Loup Solitaire), Coronation Stakes (1996 Shake The Yoke), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1996 Helissio), Arc de Triomphe (1996 Helissio), Deutsches Derby (1997 Borgia), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1997 Air Express), Dewhurst Stakes (1997 Xaar), Vermeille (1997 Queen Maud), Salamandre (1997 Xaar), Saint-Alary (1997 Brilliance), Lupin (1997 Cloudings), Jockey Club (1997 Peintre Celebre), Grand Prix de Paris (1997 Peintre Celebre), Ganay (1997 Helissio), Arc de Triomphe (1997 Peintre Celebre), E P Taylor Stakes (1997 Kool Katie Katie), Irish 2000 Guineas (1998 Desert Prince), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1998 Desert Prince), Moulin de Longchamp (1998 Desert Prince), Ispahan (1998 Loup Sauvage), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1998 Fragrant Mix), Grand Prix de Paris (1998 Limpid), Arc de Triomphe (1998 Sagamix), Irish 2000 Guineas (1999 Saffron Walden), Hong Kong Mile (1999 Docksider), Hong Kong Vase (1999 Borgia), Royal-Oak (199 Amilynx), Marcel Boussac (1999 Lady Of Chad), Lupin (1999 Gracioso), Royal-Oak (2000 Amilynx), Ganay (2000 Indian Danehill), Criterium de Saint-Cloud (2000 Sagacity), Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare (2001 Banks Hill), Japan Cup (2001 Jungle Pocket), Coronation Stakes (2001 Banks Hill), Jacques Le Marois (2001 Vahorimix), Lockinge Stakes (2002 Keltos), Jacques Le Marois (2002 Banks Hill), Deutschland Pokal (2003 Dai Jin), Deutsches Derby (2003 Dai Jin), Saint-Alary (2003 Fidelite), La Foret (2003 Etoile Montante), Ganay (2003 Fair Mix), Japan Cup (2004 Zenno Rob Roy), Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (2004 Torrestrella), Cadran (2004 Westerner), Mile Championship (2005 Hat Trick), Hong Kong Mile (2005 Hat Trick), Gold Cup (2005 Westerner), Jean Prat (2005 Turtle Bowl), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2006 Ouija Board, 2009 Vision D’Etat), Royal-Oak (2006 Montare), Man O’War Stakes (2007 Doctor Dino), Irish 2000 Guineas (2007 Cockney Rebel), Jean Prat (2007 Lawman), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (2008 Falco), Prix d’Ispahan (2008 Sageburg), King’s Stand Stakes (2008 Equiano), Prix Rothschild (2008 & 2009 Goldikova), Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (2008 Goldikova),Jacques Le Marois (2009 Goldikova), Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (2009 Goldikova), Prix d’Ispahan (2010 Goldikova) Royal Ascot Wins (14) First Royal Ascot win: Southern Power (June 18, 1996, Ascot Stakes Handicap Wins in Britain (2001-2009): 2; 4; 0; 0; 1; 1; 1; 1; 2 Wins in Britain This Season: 2



CROWD

Today’s crowd came to 28,677 compared to 26,232 in 2009, representing a 9 per cent increase.



Race 6 - King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair) - Winning Quotes


Race 1 - The Longines Handicap (Ladies Race) - winning quotes

SECOND LADIES TRIUMPH FOR BROTHERTON

Serena Brotherton rode the winner of the ladies’ handicap for a second year having previously won the race in 2002 on board Taranaki. She won today’s race on Rosko, who is trained by Brian Ellison in Yorkshire.


Looking forward to a “proper party” later tonight, Brotherton admitted: “This race means everything, it is a very special race and with the York race the one that the lady amateurs want to win. It is a great day here at Ascot, with a Group One racing card, and it is just a fantastic atmosphere. It is lovely to ride a winner here.


“Rosko travelled brilliantly through the race, almost too well in his first-time blinkers! I was struggling to hold him. I think the pace was on my side and I went clear a furlong out. I struggled to pull him up after crossing the line!”

Brotherton, who is a part-time solicitor, has ridden six winners this season, and 91 in total, of which 43 have been on the Flat, 47 in point-to-points with one hunter chase winner.

“Brian [Ellison] rang to book me for a ride tomorrow, and mentioned that he had Rosko entered here and if the owners were keen to come, I could ride. He was always really bullish about the horse’s chances.


“I would like to thank the connections letting me ride - it is all about riding nice horses. I have not won diamonds this year, but I have an amazing watch.”


Race 1 - Longines Handicap (Ladies Race) - Ground

JOCKEYS GIVE THEIR VIEWS ON THE GROUND

Following the running of the first race, the Longines Handicap, the following jockeys gave their opinion on the state of the ground.


Emily Jones, rider of King’s Colour, said: “Very quick.”

Wendy Gibson, rider of Summer Dancer, said: “It rode all right to me. I would say good ground.”

Katie Walsh, rider of Pegasus Again said: “Just on the slow side of good.”

Carol Bartley, rider of Dabbers Ridge, said: “It rode like perfect ground. I would say that it is a bit easier the middle of course, if anything.”

The official going description remains: GOOD.



EMILY JONES BANNED FOR TWO DAYS

Emily Jones, rider of the top-weight King’s Colour in the first, the Longines Handicap, was banned for two days by the Ascot stewards for using her whip when the horse was out of contention and with the horse showing no response. The dates will be notified later.




Race 2 - Jaguar XK Winkfield Stakes - Winning Quotes

TOOLAIN GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

Toolain made it two wins from three starts when recording a three-quarter length victory over Galtymore Lad in the Listed Jaguar XK Winkfield Stakes over seven furlongs.


The two-year-old Diktat colt, partnered by Philip Robinson, showed some signs of inexperience but there was no doubting his resolution as he kept on well inside the final furlong. Previously the Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum-owned colt had unseated Frankie Dettori 100 yards out when he had a Sandown maiden at his mercy on June 11 before winning a Polytack maiden at Wolverhampton on June 28.


Roger Varian, assistant to trainer Michael Jarvis, commented: “He is a lovely horse but still quite inexperienced. He looked everywhere today. He is a big horse, but is not weak and is getting better with every race.

“He was very green at Sandown when he unseated Frankie but has improved with experience.

“He has won his Listed race now and we will look at stepping him up in class now. He is nice two-year-old to have. We also trained his dam, Qasirah, who was also very big.”

Philip Robinson added: “Even before Toolain raced we knew he had a lot of ability.


“Obviously it was a surprise when he parted company with Frankie at Sandown but Frankie did an excellent job on him next time out when he won at Wolverhampton. It was a job well done and he has thrived since then.


“He did it nicely today. I gave him one flick, as I thought he was idling. He seemed to resent it, so I just showed him the whip after that.


“He is potentially a very nice horse and is going the right way. He is a good mover.


“It is pretty good ground out there today - there is no sting at all.”


Race 2 - The Jaguar XK Winkfield Stakes (Listed race) - placed quotes

CHANNON DISAPPOINTED BUT HAPPY ENOUGH

Mick Channon, trainer of the second-placed horse Galtymore Lad, a horse owned by himself, took a realistic approach to the horse’s three-quarter length defeat by Toolain.


“I am disappointed because I like winning races!” he said after the race. “But there are no excuses, we were beaten fair and square. Really, though I am delighted with the way the horse has run and to finish so close to the winner is a pleasing performance.


“My horse has come back to the form he was showing early in the season.”



Race 3 - The Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes (Group 3) - winning quotes

SORAAYA GETS 25/1 QUOTE FOR 1,000 GUINEAS

After a good second in the colts’ Listed race, trainer Mick Channon went on to prove the well-being of his juveniles when going one place better with his filly Soraaya in the Princess Margaret Stakes (G3). The filly, a daughter of Elnadim, was beaten by the Richard Hannon-trained Memory last time out in the Cherry Hinton Stakes at Newmarket earlier this month

“She is a good filly, she was unlucky to bump into Richard’s horse last time, but that was just my filly’s second run,”said Channon.


Soraaya has now been priced at 25/1 for next year’s Guineas, but that drew a certain amount of scorn from the trainer.


“What do they know! It is a crazy price at this moment in time, “ he laughed. “Look, we have always thought she was a good filly and all of these are top-class fillies. We all know where we are hoping to go, but it all depends on the rest of the season and how they winter. I am thrilled with her at the moment.”

When asked what the next target might be for the filly, Channon admitted that he would consider a trip to Ireland.

“The Moyglare!” he said, which has also been nominated as the next possible target for Memory, but Channon is not worried about taking the Group 2 winner on again.

“I wouldn’t be frightened at all of Memory. The normal route I would take would be the Lowther and then the Cheveley Park, but Ryan thinks my filly wants another furlong - this is a stiff track here and she was doing all her best work at the finish. If Ryan thinks she is better at seven furlongs, then you have got to think about having a go in Ireland.”

Jockey Ryan Moore was also impressed with the filly’s performance.


“She stayed well when she got room, and quickened up once to get there and then the second filly came by us but my filly is very honest,” he said. “I think she is looking for seven furlongs now.”

When asked about his hopes for Youmzain in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Channon confirmed that the horse is well.


“He is in good form,” said Channon. “He doesn’t know he is seven, he thinks he is a young horse! It just depends if he can get his body to do what his brain is saying!”



Race 3 - Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes - Placed Quotes

MARGOT AND TRIBUTE LIKELY TO HEAD TO LOWTHER

Margot Did and Perfect Tribute finished second and third respectively in the Group Three Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes over six furlongs and both fillies are now likely to head to York next month for the Lowther Stakes.


Margot Did, the 2/1 favourite, who also finished second in the Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot, just failed to repel the challenge of Soraaya, going down by half a length. She was a 1/5 chance with Betfair in running.


Her trainer Michael Bell said: “Ascot is a stiff track and she just got found out. She had to go when she did as the two groups came together and she would have been the meat in the sandwich otherwise. We would have been all dressed up with nowhere to go if we hadn’t committed when we did.

“We will now go to York for the Lowther - the flat track and six furlongs should suit her well.”

There was a further two lengths back to Perfect Tribute and her trainer Clive Cox said: “I am very happy. It was a bit strange for an 11-runner race to split and she ran with a lot of daylight which was not ideal.


“She has won her maiden and today was a positive step. She is starting to look as good as I thought she might be.


“The Lowther is the obvious next step. She confirmed today that she is up to that level.”


GOING CHANGE

Following the running of the third race, the going has changed to:

GOOD, GOOD TO FIRM IN PLACES


Race 4 - Dubai Duty Free Handicap - Winning Quotes

DON’T CALL ME BRING UP THREE-TIMER

Don’t Call Me recorded his third consecutive victory when coming with a strong late run to capture the Dubai Duty Free Handicap over a mile.

Partnered by Richard Mullen, the three-year-old son of Haafhd had it all to entering the final furlong, hitting a high of 74/1 in running with Betfair, and showed resolution to come and score by three-quarters of a length from King Of Windsor. Don’t Call Me had previously scored in handicaps at Beverley and Ayr but today represented a substantial rise in class for the 9/1 chance.


“The fast pace helped today and he is a horse that you just have to let find his stride. He has had issues with his breathing before and if you do too much with him and over race him, he tends to ‘throat up’, which he did at Doncaster earlier this year”, said the jockey.


“I left him be today and by halfway I was a long way back but, once you get him into a rhythm, you can just sweeten him along. I always thought that I was going to get there because he was just starting to motor two furlongs out and he is a horse who is still on an upward curve.

“He tries but you just have to let him find his own rhythm early on.”

Looking ahead to the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (sponsored by Betfair), in which he partners the pacemaker Confront, Mullen added: “I think my ride in the King George is very straightforward. I am drawn out wide and my horse is very uncomplicated - a mile and one is probably his best trip, so he has got the pace and he loves to bowl along in front. I am just there to ensure that it is an end-to-end gallop and not a messy one, as Group One races should be, and that the best horse wins.

“I think that, for the public, it would be nice if Workforce wins. If he puts up that display that he did at Epsom and stamps his authority as a top-class middle-distance performer.


“For me, if any of them win, then I have done my job well.”


Race 4 - The Dubai Duty Free Handicap - placed quotes

DID NOT GO TO PLAN FOR KING OF WINDSOR

“It had not been the plan to come so wide,” reported trainer Ralph Beckett after King Of Windsor finished second in the Dubai Duty Free Handicap. “We had wanted to come up the rail, but we met traffic problems in running.


“But he is a fun horse, he’s tough and genuine. Look, 50 yards out he wasn’t in the picture so I am pleased with the run.


“You would say from that run that he would want another furlong, but, on pedigree, I am not sure that he does. He is a brother to the seven-furlong performer Suruor.”


Race 5 - The Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap - winning quotes

DOUBLE ON THE CARD FOR CASTLES IN THE AIR


Castles In The Air, who won the seven-furlong ladies’ race on this card last year, took the seven-furlong Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap off a career-high handicap mark. The horse, who is now rated 100, won last year off a mark of just 82.

He has been quoted a 25/1 shot for the Stewards’ Cup by Paddy Power.


Vicky Fahey, representing her husband, trainer Richard Fahey, said: “This horse certainly likes this card! Richard’s done a great job riding him today and we are delighted. He is a horse for the big handicaps and certainly likes it here.”

When asked about future plans, Fahey, who rode the horse to success last year, joked: “He will never get back to a mark for me to ride! But, as for future plans, it is not for me to say, but he will obviously be stepped up in class again and the trainer will find the right race.”

Jockey Richard Hughes did not feel that the horse really acted on the ground.


“The ground might have been a little quick for him,” he said. “He usually travels a bit better than he did today, he was leaning a bit in the last furlong and struggled a bit.


“But we got luck in running and that’s what you need at this competitive level, a lot of luck. I find that you have no chance if you are up near the front - I was 10 lengths off the leaders.”


Race 5 - Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap - Placed Quotes

CITIZEN GOES CLOSE AGAIN

CUT MAY HAVE HELPED FAVOURITE HIMALYA

Trainer David Simcock was happy, if somewhat frustrated, after Noble Citizen finished second, beaten half a length by Castles In The Air, in the £75,000 Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap over seven furlongs.


The Newmarket handler said of the 16/1 chance: "I feel gutted. It is a shame that he has run so many good races but hasn't managed to win one.


"Seven furlongs is his trip. Over a mile in the Royal Hunt Cup (when he finished sixth), he just didn't quite get home.


"He is a solid horse, but just a bit frustrating."

A further head back in third was top-weight and 7/1 joint-favourite Himalya. His trainer Jeremy Noseda said: "I was amazed to see he was favourite today as I thought we had about four pounds too much today.

"To win a race like this, you need to come into it thinking you have two or three pounds in hand.


"If anything could conjure up a few pounds of improvement in him it would be a bit of cut in the ground."




Race 7 - The President of the UAE Cup - placed quotes

A SPECIAL 40 MINUTES FOR JOCKEY OLIVIER PESLIER

After winning the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair in such style on Harbinger, Olivier Peslier made it a Group One double when partnering the winner of the Purebred Arabian race, Raqiyah.


“She is a very nice filly,” said the winning jockey, adding that Arabians are a little more “delicate” to ride than thoroughbreds . “When I rode her last month at Saint-Cloud I got there a little too early and she looked around and idled a little in front. I waited a little longer today. She is a lovely filly and her trainer Monsieur Alban de Mieulle is a very good trainer. His horses are in very good form.”

The trainer said that he is planning to run the filly next in the Qatar Arabian World Cup race, which is held at Longchamp on Arc day. Mieulle won the race last year with General, and it is likely that the pair will meet in October. However, the trainer was not confident coming in to the race today.


“ We know that she is a very good filly, but there were some good horses in this race, including Aziz. However, she is improving all the time and as Arabians are usually best at four and five years old, we could be even better next season. We have lots to look forward to.”



Race 8 - The Canisbay Bloodstock Handicap - winning quotes

A TREBLE ON THE CARD
FOR SHEIKH AHMED AL MAKTOUM

Yashrid, winner of the last race on the King George VI card, rounded off a fabulous days’ racing for owner Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum. The Sheikh was the owner of three winners on the card, including the two juvenile winners: Toolain, who won the Listed colts’ race for trainer Michael Jarvis and jockey Philip Robinson, and Soraaya, winner of the Group 3 Princess Margaret Stakes for trainer Mick Channon. Sheikh Ahmed also owns Yaa Wayl, who finished fourth in the International Stakes.

Top-weight Yashrid gave Robinson and Jarvis a 20/1 double.


Roger Varey, assistant to Jarvis and representing the trainer, said: “Yashrid has improved with every start this season. He was very green and backward to begin with this year.


“ He is very resolute and goes on fast ground. We will have to see how the handicapper reacts, but we stick at present with the handicaps as there are a lot of races for him. Hopefully, he will go on improving - I don’t think we have got to the top of him yet. We will keep him at 1m 4f, but he may get 1m 6f.


“ I always thought he would get there and a furlong and a half out I said, ‘I think we will win this’ as I could not see anything going so well.”





GOING NEWS AT 9.30AM

The going remains: Good

GoingStick readings at 8.15am:
Straight course: Stands’ side 8.1, Centre 8.8, Far side 8.3
Round course: 8.5

Stalls’ position: Straight Course - Centre
Stalls’ position: Round Course - Inside

Ascot weather: it was dry overnight and there should be sunny spells and patchy cloud today.


Forecast: drizzle is due overnight and into Sunday morning, clearing during the morning for Sunday racing.

GoingStick scale

HEAVY 5.5
SOFT 6.4
GOOD TO SOFT 7.1
GOOD 8.0
GOOD TO FIRM 8.9
FIRM 10.1


BETFAIR SIGNIFICANT EARLY MOVERS AT ASCOT TODAY



1:30pm Longines Handicap (Ladies Race)

Fishforcompliments has been backed from 10.5 into 6.8

Rosko has been well backed from 18.0 into 12.0


2:05pm Jaguar XK Winkfield Listed Stakes

Toolain has been weak in the market from 2.82 out to 3.25



2:40pm Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes

Margot Did has drifted out from 2.55 out to 3.1

Sweet Cecily has been backed from 7.2 into 5.8



3:50pm Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap

Decent Fella has been well backed from 11.0 into 8.8



4.25pm King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by Betfair)

Workforce has been heavily backed from 2.08 into 1.91



MORE BETFAIR MOVERS AT ASCOT TODAY


2:40pm Princess Margaret Abu Dhabi Stakes

Soraaya has drifted out from 4.4 out to 5.4


3:15pm Dubai Duty Free Handicap

King Of Windsor has been backed from 14.5 into 11.0


3:50pm Victoria Racing Club International Heritage Handicap

Himalya has been backed from 15.5 into 10.5


4:25pm King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored by Betfair

Harbinger has drifted out from 3.61 out to 4.4


TWO NON-RUNNERS ASCOT TOMORROW


4pm SODEXO PRESTIGE HANDICAP
no 8. SEDGWICK (Vet’s Certificate (Bruised Foot))


5.10pm JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION SPRINT HANDICAP
no 12. ZIGGY LEE (Self Certificate (Bad Scope))



FIRST RACE RESULT

1.30pm LONGINES HANDICAP (LADIES RACE)
£9,700 guaranteed, 7f, For 3yo+ Rated 71-90 (also open to such horses rated 70 and below) Weights highest weight not less than 10st 7lb Weight raised 4lb Minimum weight 9-2, 3-y-o 8-9 Penalties after July 17th, each race won 6lb King's Colour's Handicap Mark 86 Entries 31 pay £45 Penalty value 1st £6,058.62 2nd £1,878.89 3rd £938.96 4th £469.48

1 ROSKO (Racing Management & Training Ltd) Brian Ellison 6-9-3b1 Miss Serena Brotherton [9] 9/1
2 METHAALY (IRE) (Noel Racing) Michael Mullineaux 7-9-1eb Miss Michelle Mullineaux (3) [7] 50/1
3 DABBERS RIDGE (IRE) (G Parkinson) Ian McInnes 8-9-8 Mrs Carol Bartley [12] 16/1
4 FRENCH ART (Jim O’Doherty) Nigel Tinkler 5-8-11p Miss Joanna Mason (5) [16] 20/1
5 SUMMER DANCER (IRE) (The Howarting’s Partnership) Paul Midgley 6-9-12 Miss Wendy Gibson (5) [17]
6 FISHFORCOMPLIMENTS (Mel Roberts & Nicola Meese) Richard Fahey 6-9-8 Mrs Vicky Fahey (5) [10] 5/1f
7 FLOWING CAPE (IRE) (John Marriott) Reg Hollinshead 5-9-12 Miss Racheal Kneller (5) [14]
8 OCEAN LEGEND (IRE) (Ocean Trailers Ltd) Tony Carroll 5-10-2 Miss Jenny Carr (5) [15]
9 ARACHNOPHOBIA (IRE) (Pat Eddery Racing (Sharpo)) Pat Eddery 4-9-9 Miss Rachel King (5) [4]
10 PIQUANTE (W Burton) Nigel Tinkler 4-9-2p Miss Alyson Deniel [11]
11 KING'S COLOUR (Tann Racing) Brett Johnson 5-10-7 Miss Emily Jones [6]
12 ABBONDANZA (IRE) (Middleham Park Racing XXXI) Dandy Nicholls 7-10-2 Miss Nina Carberry [5]
13 ROCK ANTHEM (IRE) (Ronald Bright) Mike Murphy 6-9-8 Miss Gina Andrews [2]
14 JAKE THE SNAKE (IRE) (D Morgan & M Clarke) Tony Carroll 9-9-8 Miss Lucy Allan (3) [13]
15 PEGASUS AGAIN (USA) (Exors of the Late Terry Mills) Robert Mills 5-10-3 Ms Katie Walsh [1]
16 DESERT DREAMER (IRE) (H Herne) David Evans 9-9-12 Miss Isabel Tompsett [18]
17 BOMBER COMMAND (USA) (Gary & Linnett Woodward (2)) John Hills 7-8-11v Miss Phillipa Tutty (5) [8]

17 ran
Time: 1m 30.23s
Non-runner: 11 Vhujon (no suitable jockey)
Distances: 1, nk, 1 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, nk, nk, nk, 4 1/2, 1 3/4, 1 1/2, nse, 2 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/4, 27
Breeder: Normandie Stud Ltd
Breeding: b g Selkirk (USA) - Desert Alchemy (IRE) (Green Desert (USA))
Totes: Win: £10.40 Places: £2.50, £12.90, £3.20, £6.60 Exacta: £561.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Ellison, Brian Born: June 28, 1952 Based: Norton, Malton, North Yorkshire, having moved from Low Meadows Farm, Lanchester, County Durham Background: The son of a Tyneside ship builder, Brian was originally obsessed with football. Was told that he was too short for a professional career so he decided to become a jockey, despite the fact that he had never sat on a horse before. Left school at 15 to work for Harry Blackshore before becoming conditional jockey for Mr R. Lambe. In a long career as a jockey (1968-1989), his greatest success came when he defeated the mighty Tingle Creek in a handicap chase at Worcester in 1976. Started training jump horses in 1989, having previously been with Nigel Tinkler, Don Eddy and Jimmy Fitzgerald. Date of First Trainer’s Licence: August 1, 1989 Major Wins: November Handicap (2000 Batswing, 2004 Carte Diamond), totesport.com Stakes (2007 Teslin) First Goodwood Winner: Hue, International Bureau of Aviation Stakes, May 24, 2006 Horses in Training (1990-2010): 13; 13; 17; 14; 13; 13; 18; 23; 33; 34; N/R; 28; 23; 26; 40; 53; 25; 20; 26; 45; 46; Wins on Flat (2001-2009): 4; 21; 20; 22; 23; 28; 25; 24; 33; Wins This Year: 30

Winning Jockey:-Name: Brotherton, Miss Serena Date of birth: October 23, 1970 Based: Whitwell On The Hill, York Background: won the Blue Heart Diamond Ladies’ Handicap on King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes day at Ascot on the Peter Cundell-trained Taranaki in 2002 and captured the 2010 version of the race aboard Rosko for Brian Ellison Notable Win: Longines Handicap (2010 Rosko; 2002 Taranaki) Wins in a year (1994-2009): 0; 0; -; 0; 0; 1; 1; 2; 3; 2; 1; 6; 6; 1; 4; 6 Wins this Year: 6



SECOND RACE RESULT

2.05pm JAGUAR XK WINKFIELD STAKES (LISTED)
£25,000 guaranteed, 7f, For 2yo Weights colts and geldings 9st 2lb; fillies 8st 11lb Penalties a winner of a Listed race 3lb; of a Pattern race 5lb (nursery handicaps excluded for the purpose of penalties) Entries 16 pay £125 Penalty value 1st £14,192.50 2nd £5,380.00 3rd £2,692.50 4th £1,342.50 5th £672.50 6th £337.50

1 TOOLAIN (IRE) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 2-9-2 Philip Robinson [5] 11/4f
2 GALTYMORE LAD (Mick Channon) Mick Channon 2-9-2 Tony Culhane [4] 9/1
3 PREMIER CLARETS (IRE) (The Matthewman Partnership) Richard Fahey 2-9-2 Ryan Moore [3] 4/1
4 AULD BURNS (P Byrne) Richard Hannon 2-9-2 Richard Hughes [1] 3/1
5 DEEP SOUTH (Godolphin) Mahmood Al Zarooni 2-9-2 Royston Ffrench [7]
6 SONORAN SANDS (IRE) (Ernest Moore) Stan Moore 2-9-2 Liam Keniry [6]
7 DRAWING BOARD (Mubarak Al Naimi) Kevin Ryan 2-9-2 Richard Mullen [8]
8 PLANET WAVES (IRE) (Saeed Manana) Clive Brittain 2-9-2 Richard Hills [2]

8 ran
Time: 1m 29.72s
Distances: 3/4, 2, 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/2, nk, 11
Breeder: Darley
Breeding: br c Diktat - Qasirah (IRE) (Machiavellian (USA))
Totes: Win: £3.60 Places: £1.40, £2.40, £1.40 Exacta: £37.30

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 three winners as National Hunt jockey, head lad to Towser Gosden for 6 years, head lad to Gordon Smyth for two years, private trainer to David Robinson for eight years. British Classic Wins (2): 1,000 Guineas (2001 Ameerat), Oaks (2005 Eswarah) Major wins include: Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti), 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), Topkapi Trophy (2008 & 2009 Pressing) Royal Ascot wins (15): Golden Jubilee 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 Handicap (2004 Red Fort, 2010 Rainbow Peak), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood), First Royal Ascot win: Cork and Orrery Stakes (June 19, 1969 Tudor Music) Number of horses in training (1991-2010): 59: 46: 39: 39: 43: 36: 45: 66: 61: 73: 95: 106: 103: 94:100: 110; 113; 124; 118; Wins in a Year (1991-2009): 24: 26: 17: 15: 18: 20: 17: 19: 35: 39: 56: 55: 57: 65: 59; 73; 68; 106; 70; Wins in 2010: 47

Winning jockey:-Name: Robinson, Philip Peter. Born: January 10, 1961 in Newmarket Apprenticeship: With father, Peter Robinson. First winner: Busting (Yarmouth, June 14, 1978) British Classic wins: (3) 1,000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles; 2001 Ameerat); St Leger (1993 Bob's Return) Other major wins include: German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Coronation Stakes (1984 Katies, 2000 Crimplene); Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene) Great Voltigeur Stakes (1993 Bob’s Return); Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2003 Rakti), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 Warrsan); Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti) Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), totesport Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Ifraaj), Tattersalls Tmeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye), CGA Hungerford Stakes (2009 Balthazaar’s Gift) Royal Ascot wins (10): Coronation Stakes (1984, Katies and 2000, Crimplene); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Royal Hunt Cup (2005 New Seeker), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Iffraaj), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood) First Royal Ascot winner: Coronation Stakes (June 20, 1984, Katies) Other details: Rode in Hong Kong 1989-91 (leading rider 1989 and 1990) and returned in 1997 Wins (1992-2009): 52, 52, 50, 41, 31, 0, 28, 53, 57, 47, 55, 70, 67, 70, 75, 62, 74, 42 Wins In 2010: 25



THIRD RACE RESULT

2.40pm PRINCESS MARGARET ABU DHABI STAKES (GROUP THREE)
£40,000 guaranteed, 6f, For 2yo fillies Weights 8st 12lb Penalties a winner of a Group 3 race 3lb; of a Group 1 or Group 2 race 5lb Entries 16 pay £ 280 Penalty value 1st £22,708.00 2nd £8,608.00 3rd £4,308.00 4th £2,148.00 5th £1,076.00 6th £540.00

1 SORAAYA (IRE) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 2-8-12 Ryan Moore [2] 3/1
2 MARGOT DID (IRE) (T Redman & P Philipps) Michael Bell 2-8-12 Hayley Turner [12] 2/1f
3 PERFECT TRIBUTE (Mildmay Racing & D Caslon) Clive Cox 2-8-12 Luke Morris [6] 14/1
4 IMPERIALISTIC DIVA (IRE) (N McFarlane) Tim Easterby 2-8-12 Olivier Peslier [7] 16/1
5 SWEET CECILY (IRE) (Julie Wood) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Richard Hughes [9]
6 QUEEN OF SPAIN (IRE) (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith) Aidan O'Brien IRE 2-8-12 Colm O'Donoghue [3]
7 AL MADINA (IRE) (A Al Shorafa) Bryan Smart 2-8-12 Royston Ffrench [5]
8 SHOSHONI WIND (Hambleton Racing Ltd XVI) Kevin Ryan 2-8-12 Richard Mullen [10]
9 SERENA'S PRIDE (Baydoun & Harake Partnership) Alan Jarvis 2-8-12 Matthew Davies [8]
10 CATFISH (IRE) (Raymond Tooth) Gay Kelleway 2-8-12 David Probert [11]
11 CATALINAS DIAMOND (IRE) (Briton International) Brendan Duke 2-8-12 Robert Winston [1]

11 ran Time: 1m 14.86s Non-runner: 4 Hooray
Distances: 1/2, 2, nk, hd, 2, 2 1/2, 7, 3 1/4, 5, 9 Totes: Win: £4.30 Places: £1.60, £1.30, £5.70 Exacta: £9.20
Breeder: Keogh Family Breeding: b f Elnadim (USA) - Date Mate (USA) (Thorn Dance (USA))

Winning trainer:-Name: Channon, Michael Roger Date of birth: 28/11/48 Trains at: West Ilsley, Berks Date of first training licence: 1990 First Flat Winner: Golden Scissors, Bridlington Bay Maiden, Beverley, March 30, 1990 First Jumps Winner: Wessex Warrior, Wincanton, March 30, 1990 Background: International footballer, assistant trainer to John Baker and Ken Cunningham-Brown Seriously injured in a fatal road accident on returning from Doncaster Sales in August 2008. Number of horses in training (1990-2007): 20: 35: 45: 44: 64: 86: 91: 84: 106: 124: 135: 159: 177: 184: 203: 175: 199; 189; 199; nr; 158; 169; Major wins include: Ballyogan Stakes (1994 Great Deeds), Cornwallis Stakes (2006 Alzerra); Coventry Stakes (2000 CD Europe), Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cherry Hinton Stakes (2008 Please Sing), Darley Dewhurst Stakes (2000 Tobougg), Field Marshall Stakes (1994 Great Deeds), Fred Darling Stakes (2002 Queen’s Logic, 2004 Majestic Desert), Gimcrack Stakes (1998 Josr Algharoud), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2006 Youmzain), King’s Stand Stakes (1995 Piccolo), Lowther Stakes (1998 Bint Allayl, 2001 Queen’s Logic), Maurice Lacroix-Trophy (2002 Checkit), Mill Reef Stakes (1998 Golden Silca), Moet & Chandon Rennen (1996 Muchea), Molecomb Stakes (1998 Inya Lake), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2002 Mail The Desert), Nunthorpe Stakes (1994 Piccolo), Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2009 Eva’s Request), Princess Margaret Stake (2010 Soraaya), Prix De La Salamandre (2000 Tobougg), Queen Mary Stakes (1998 Bint Allayl), Ribblesdale Stakes (2000 Miletrian), Lotus Evora Rockfel Stakes (2003 Cairns, 2008 Lahaleeb, 2009 Music Show) Shadwell Cheveley Park Stakes (1999 Seazun, 2001 Queen’s Logic), Tote Trifecta Stakes (2002 Millennium Force), Weatherbys Superlative Stakes (2006 Halicarnassus, 2007 Hatta Fort), Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (2007 Majestic Roi), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2008 Youmzain), Veuve Cliquot Vintage Stakes (2008 Orizaba), Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (2010 Music Show) First Royal Ascot win: Great Deeds (June 18, 1993 - Windsor Castle Stakes) Royal Ascot wins (16): Windsor Castle Stakes (1993 Great Deeds, 1999 Kalindi, 2003 Holborn), King’s Stand Stakes (1995 Piccolo), Queen Mary Stakes (1998 Bint Allayl, 2001 Queen’s Logic, 2005 Flashy Wings), Coventry Stakes (2000 CD Europe); Ribblesdale Stakes (2000 Miletrian), St James’s Palace Stakes (2003 Zafeen), Albany Stakes (2003 Silca’s Gift, 2007 Nijoom Dubai), Chesham Stakes (2005 Championship Point), Ascot Stakes (2006 Baddam), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2006 Baddam), Wolferton Handicap (2007 Championship Point) First Wins in a season (1990-2009): 16: 22: 27: 41: 74: 71: 56: 40: 71: 72: 90: 67: 123: 143: 98; 103; 127; 85; 108; Wins in 2010: 57

Winning Jockey: Moore, Ryan Lee Date Of Birth: September 18, 1983 Background: Father Gary is a trainer, and brother Jamie is a successful national hunt jockey. Ryan initially rode over jumps as well, notching his first success on Mersey Beat in an amateur riders’ event at Towcester on May 15, 2000. Switching to the flat, Ryan enjoyed his first success on the level when winning aboard Marwell’s Kris for Belgian trainer E C Chopin in at Lingfield on January 16, 2002. Champion apprentice in 2003 with 59 wins. Broke 100-winner barrier for first time in 2004, and was crowned champion jockey in 2006 with 180 victories. Off track for several months in 2007 with fractured arm, but still finished third in the Jockeys’ Championship with 126 wins. Appointed as stable jockey to Sir Michael Stoute in December 2007. British Classic Wins (2): Investec Oaks (2010 Snow Fairy), Investec Derby (2010 Workforce) Irish Classic Wins (1): Irish Oaks (2010 Snow Fairy) Group One Wins: Jumeirah Dewhurst Stakes (2009 Beethoven), King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by Betfair (2009 Conduit), Investec Coronation Cup (2009 Ask), Juddmonte International (2006 Notnowcato), Eclipse Stakes (2007 Notnowcato), Matron Stakes (2007 Echelon), Gran Criterium (2007 Scintillo), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2008 Promising Lead), Breeders’ Cup Turf (2008 Conduit), Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (2009 Presvis), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2009 Spanish Moon), Maurice de Gheest (2009 King’s Apostle) Other Big Race Wins Include: Bunbury Cup (2009 Plum Pudding), Pride Stakes (2008 Crystal Capella), Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (2007 Papal Bull, 2009 Doctor Fremantle), Betfair Gordon Stakes (2009 Harbinger), Weatherbys Insurance Lonsdale Cup (2009 Askar Tau), DFS Doncaster Cup (2009 Askar Tau), Princess Margaret Stakes (2010 Soraaya), TNT July Stakes (2010 Libranno) First Royal Ascot Win: Colony, King George V Stakes, June 2008 Royal Ascot Wins (10): King George V Stakes (2008 Colony), Queen’s Vase (2008 Patkai), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (2008 Sugar Ray), Hampton Court Stakes (2009 Glass Harmonium), Wolferton Handicap (2009 Perfect Stride), Wokingham Handicap (2009 High Standing), Jersey Stakes (2010 Rainfall), Windsor Forest Stakes (2010 Strawberrydaiquiri), Hardwicke Stakes (2010 Harbinger), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2010 Bergo) Number of Wins 2002-09: 39; 59 (champion apprentice); 132; 120; 180 (champion jockey), 126; 186 (champion jockey); 178 (champion jockey) Wins in 2010: 95


FOURTH RACE RESULT

3.15pm DUBAI DUTY FREE HANDICAP
£32,500 guaranteed, 1m, For 3yo Weights highest weight not less than 9st 7lb (any horse rated above 110 shall initially be treated as having that rating and the highest weight allotted shall be 9st 7lb; subsequently, the excess over 110 in any rating shall be added to the weightallotted to that horse without limitation to the highest weight to be carried) Weight raised 4lb Minimum weight 7-12 Penalties after July 17th, each race won 6lb Kalypso King's Handicap Mark 99 Entries 25 pay £160 Penalty value 1st £20,250.75 2nd £6,064.50 3rd £3,032.25 4th £1,517.75 5th £757.25 6th £380.25

1 DON'T CALL ME (IRE) (HE Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed) Bryan Smart 3-8-6 Richard Mullen [2] 9/1
2 KING OF WINDSOR (IRE) (Jones, Healy, Whitehead & Mitchell) Ralph Beckett 3-8-7 Richard Kingscote [5] 9/1
3 SIDE GLANCE (Kingsclere Racing Club) Andrew Balding 3-9-3 David Probert [12] 11/4f
4 MASS RALLY (IRE) (HRH Princess Haya of Jordan) John Gosden 3-9-2 Ryan Moore [7] 9/2
5 MUSAAFER (IRE) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-9-1 Philip Robinson [6]
6 HIGHLAND KNIGHT (IRE) (Jeff Smith) Andrew Balding 3-8-9 Liam Keniry [8]
7 HAATHEQ (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-8-9 Richard Hills [3]
8 SPA'S DANCER (IRE) (The Seventh Pheasant Inn Partnership) John Hills 3-8-2 Hayley Turner [4]
9 GINGER JACK (Sh. Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-9-0 Joe Fanning [9]
10 ZAKIY (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar) William Haggas 3-8-3t Liam Jones [11]
11 KALYPSO KING (USA) (Sir David Seale) Sylvester Kirk 3-9-7 Richard Hughes [1]

11 ran
Non-runner: 12 Marosh
Time: 1m 41.04s
Distances: 3/4, nk, 3/4, 4 1/2, nk, 5, 6, 4, 13, dist
Breeder: Darley
Breeding: ch c Haafhd - Just Call Me (NZ) (Blues Traveller (IRE))
Totes: Win: £11.10 Places: £2.70, £3.30, £1.70 Exacta: £103.60

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) Horses in training (1987-2010): 14; 28; 33; 32; 17; 13; 18; 22; 22; 30; 30; 30; 42; 58; 55; 46; 63; 74; 81; 91; 72; 116; 133; 91; Wins in a season (1993-2009): 3: 2: 10: 11: 6: 11: 17: 9: 27: 27: 39: 27: 35; 31; 36; 52; 51; Wins in 2010: 38

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), Weatherbys Super Sprint (2010 Temple Meads) Wins (2000-09): 47; 32; 21; 43; 18; 20; 31; 42; 56; 39; Wins in 2010: 21


FIFTH RACE RESULT

3.50pm VICTORIA RACING CLUB INTERNATIONAL STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)
£75,000 guaranteed, 7f, For 3yo+ Weights highest weight not less than 9st 7lb (any horse rated above 115 (or 122 if such a horse is 3yo) shall initially be treated as having that rating and the highest weight allotted shall be 9st 7lb; subsequently, the excess over 115 (or 122 if such a horse is 3yo) in any rating shall be added to the weight allotted to that horse without limitation to the highest weight to be carried) Minimum weight 7-12 Penalties after June 26th, a winner 3lb; a winner of 2 or more races 5lb Weight for age 3 from 4yo+ 7lb Himalya's Handicap Mark 107 Entries 76 pay £130 Confirmed 31 pay £95 Penalty value 1st £46,732.50 2nd £13,995.00 3rd £6,997.50 4th £3,502.50 5th £1,747.50 6th £877.50

1 CASTLES IN THE AIR (Jim McGrath) Richard Fahey 5-9-0 Richard Hughes [12] 14/1
2 NOBLE CITIZEN (USA) (Khalifa Dasmal) David Simcock 5-8-6eb Tadhg O’Shea [7] 12/1
3 HIMALYA (IRE) (Gillian Khosla) Jeremy Noseda 4-9-7 Ryan Moore [10] 7/1jf
4 YAA WAYL (IRE) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-8-10 Philip Robinson [5] 12/1
5 SURUOR (IRE) (Dr Marwan Koukash) David Simcock 4-9-0 Richard Mullen [11]
6 GALLAGHER (Brimacombe, McNally, Rickman, Sangster) Brian Meehan 4-8-12 James Sullivan (5) [14]
7 IMPERIAL GUEST (Exors of the late John Guest) George Margarson 4-8-7 Seb Sanders [22]
8 AL MUHEER (IRE) (Sprint King Racing) Dandy Nicholls 5-9-1 Adrian Nicholls [6]
9 GLEN MOLLY (IRE) (John Grant) Barry Hills 4-8-1 Hayley Turner [20]
10 DECENT FELLA (IRE) (One Carat Partnership) Andrew Balding 4-8-1 David Probert [3] 7/1jf
11 ADVANCED (T Doherty & McHeen) Kevin Ryan 7-8-8 Amy Ryan (5) [13]
12 POET'S PLACE (USA) (Elaine Russell) David Barron 5-8-1 Luke Morris [4]
13 SWIFT GIFT (Social & Affordable Racing Partnership) Brian Meehan 5-8-12 Martin Dwyer [15]
14 HAJOUM (IRE) (Sh. Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 4-8-7 Royston Ffrench [2]
15 SOMETHING (IRE) (Middleham Park Racing LIII) Dandy Nicholls 8-8-9 Daragh O’Donohoe [8]
16 CROWN CHOICE (Peter Harris) Walter Swinburn 5-8-7 Eddie Ahern [18]
17 AL FARAHIDI (USA) (Sh. Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-7-13b Kosei Miura [9]
18 MAC'S POWER (IRE) (Michael McDonnell) James Fanshawe 4-8-1t Jimmy Quinn [21]
19 BIG NOISE (Theme Tune Partnership) Dr John Scargill 6-8-1 Louis-philippe Beuzelin (3) [19]
20 HACIENDA (IRE) (Sh. Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-3 Joe Fanning [16]
21 TAGSEED (IRE) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) William Haggas 4-8-4 Richard Hills [1]

21 ran Non-runner: 21 Aldermoor Time: 1m 26.85s
Distances: 1/2, hd, 1, hd, 3/4, 1/2, 3/4, hd, 1, nse, 1/2, sh, 1, 1 1/2, 1/2, nk, 1 1/4, 3 3/4, 2 3/4, 3 1/2
Breeder: Newgate Stud Company Breeding: b g Oasis Dream - Dance Parade (USA) (Gone West (USA))
Totes: Win: £16.20 Places: £3.20, £5.30, £2.10, £2.80 Exacta: £433.20

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), 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), totesport Chester Cup (2007 Greenwich Meantime), bet365 Lancashire Oaks (2008 Anna Pavlova), Duke Of York Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect), Greenlands Stakes (2009 Utmost Respect), Summer Stakes (2010 Rose Blossom), Victoria Racing Club International Stakes (2010 Castles In The Air) Royal Ascot Wins (3): Golden Jubilee Stakes (2000 Superior Premium), King George V Handicap (2009 Cosmic Sun), Windsor Castle Stakes (2010 Marine Commando) First Royal Ascot Winner: Cork & Orrery Stakes (2000 Superior Premium) Horses in training (1995-2010): 18; 24; 32; 53; 44; 51; 48; 60; 85; 98; 92; 78; 84; 100; 94; 97; Wins (1993-2009): 1; 2; 7; 11; 25; 20; 26; 37; 26; 46; 50; 77; 79; 87; 85; 113; 165; Wins in 2010: 98

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: Derby Italiano (1996 Bahamian Knight), French Oaks (2003 Nebraska Tornado), French 1,000 Guineas (2002 Zenda), Gran Premio d’Italia (1995 Posidonas), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2006 Youmzain), 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), Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes (2006 Indian Ink), Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2008 Youmzain), Lockinge Stakes (2010 Paco Boy), totesport Chester Cup (2010 Mamlook), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2010 Canford Cliffs), Prix Jean Prat (2010 Dick Turpin), Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (2010 Music Show) Royal Ascot Wins (23): St James’s Palace Stakes (2010 Canford Cliffs), 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, 2010 Strong Suit), Balmoral Handicap (2003 Deportivo), Ribblesdale Stakes (2003 Spanish Sun), Albany Stakes (2004 Jewel In The Sand, 2010 Memory), 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) Wins in Britain (1994-2009):19, 68, 62, 33, 55, 95, 102, 90, 126, 122, 73, 124, 113, 118, 117; 144; Wins in 2010: 92

PUREBRED ARABIAN RACE

5.00pm PRESIDENT OF THE UAE CUP (GROUP ONE) (PUREBRED ARABIANS)
1m 2f, for 4yo Purebred Arabians only; Prize fund: £50,000. 1st 25,000, 2nd £12,500, 3rd £7,500, 4th £2,500, 5th £1,500, 6th £1,000. Weights: colts and geldings 9st 8lb; fillies and mares 9st 3lb.


1 RAQIYAH (HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin K Al Thani) Alain De Mieulle FR 4-9-3 Olivier Peslier
2 AZIZ (HH Sheikh Mohammed B K Al Thani) Julian Smart QA 4-9-8 Richard Mullen
3 SR DORWAN (N Koustrup & S Urschou) N Koustrup DEN 4-9-8 Marc Stott
4 RAWDAT AL KHALIDIAH
5 AL CHARIF
6 JOYBELL

Also ran: SABBAT AL KHALIDIAH, KALIKEAUBA, SAROOQ, ZAYIN BARAKALDO, BURNING FANCY

11 ran
Time: 2m 18.60
Distances: 3/4, 1 3/4
Breeder: HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani
Breeding: gr m Ameer - Sarahmina
Totes: Win: £3.40; Places: £2.10, £1.90, £5.70 Exacta: £12.70



SEVENTH RACE RESULT

5.35pm CANISBAY BLOODSTOCK HANDICAP
£10,000 guaranteed, 1m 4f. For 3yo. Rated 66-85 (also open to such horses rated 65 and below) Weights highest weight 9st 7lb Weight raised 3lb Minimum weight 8-2 Penalties after July 17th, each race won 6lb Yashrid's Handicap Mark 82 Entries 29 pay £50 Penalty value 1st £6,476.00 2nd £1,927.00 3rd £963.00 4th £481.00

1 YASHRID (USA) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-9-7 Philip Robinson [6] 9/2
2 VALIANT KNIGHT (FR) (Sue Brendish) Richard Hannon 3-9-0 Patrick Hills (3) [9] 15/2
3 HEART OF HEARTS (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-9-3 Eddie Ahern [7] 13/2
4 MISSIONAIRE (USA) (Bluehills Racing Syndicate) William Knight 3-9-2 Seb Sanders [3]
5 KERCHAK (USA) (The Silverback Partnership) William Jarvis 3-8-12 Joe Fanning [1]
6 VALID REASON (Khalid Abdulla) Amanda Perrett 3-9-6 Ryan Moore [8] 11/4F
7 BEAT ROUTE (Canisbay Bloodstock) Michael Attwater 3-8-2 Jemma Marshall (5) [4]
8 BALLETLOU (IRE) (S Malcolm, M Winwright, P Tindall) John Best 3-8-13 Kieren Fox (5) [10]
9 COUNTESS COMET (IRE) (Lady Cobham & Giles Irwin) Ralph Beckett 3-9-7 Jack Mitchell [2]
10 BLITZED (Golden Prospect) Gary Moore 3-8-11 Richard Mullen [5

10 ran
Time: 2m 32.19s
Distances: 1, 1/2, 1/2, 3/4, 4, 1, nk, 1 1/4, 14
Breeder: Darley
Breeding: b g Rahy (USA) - Sheroog (USA) (Shareef Dancer (USA))
Totes: Win: £4.90 Places: £1.80, £2.20, £2.00 Exacta: £40.80

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 three winners as National Hunt jockey, head lad to Towser Gosden for 6 years, head lad to Gordon Smyth for two years, private trainer to David Robinson for eight years. British Classic Wins (2): 1,000 Guineas (2001 Ameerat), Oaks (2005 Eswarah) Major wins include: Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti), 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), Topkapi Trophy (2008 & 2009 Pressing) Royal Ascot wins (15): Golden Jubilee 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 Handicap (2004 Red Fort, 2010 Rainbow Peak), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood), First Royal Ascot win: Cork and Orrery Stakes (June 19, 1969 Tudor Music) Number of horses in training (1991-2010): 59: 46: 39: 39: 43: 36: 45: 66: 61: 73: 95: 106: 103: 94:100: 110; 113; 124; 118; Wins in a Year (1991-2009): 24: 26: 17: 15: 18: 20: 17: 19: 35: 39: 56: 55: 57: 65: 59; 73; 68; 106; 70; Wins in 2010: 48

Winning jockey:-Name: Robinson, Philip Peter. Born: January 10, 1961 in Newmarket Apprenticeship: With father, Peter Robinson. First winner: Busting (Yarmouth, June 14, 1978) British Classic wins: (3) 1,000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles; 2001 Ameerat); St Leger (1993 Bob's Return) Other major wins include: German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Coronation Stakes (1984 Katies, 2000 Crimplene); Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene) Great Voltigeur Stakes (1993 Bob’s Return); Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2003 Rakti), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 Warrsan); Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti) Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), totesport Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Ifraaj), Tattersalls Tmeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye), CGA Hungerford Stakes (2009 Balthazaar’s Gift) Royal Ascot wins (10): Coronation Stakes (1984, Katies and 2000, Crimplene); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Royal Hunt Cup (2005 New Seeker), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Iffraaj), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood) First Royal Ascot winner: Coronation Stakes (June 20, 1984, Katies) Other details: Rode in Hong Kong 1989-91 (leading rider 1989 and 1990) and returned in 1997 Wins (1992-2009): 52, 52, 50, 41, 31, 0, 28, 53, 57, 47, 55, 70, 67, 70, 75, 62, 74, 42 Wins In 2010: 26

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