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Wednesday, August 1, 2001


2.15pm Goodwood - Oak Tree Stakes, 7f

5-Independence, 11/2-Palace Affair, 11/2-Sheppards Watch, 10-Affaire Royale, 7-Al Ilhsas, 33-Fantasy Ridge, 33-Goodie Twosues, 10-Injaaz, 16-Lady Miletrian, 14-Lady Of Kildare, 16-Mauri Moon, 8-Night Haven, 6-Pearly Gates

3.20pm Goodwood - JP Morgan Goodwood Cup, 2m

6-Royal Rebel, 6-San Sebastian, 6-Persian Punch, 10-Jardines Lookout, 16-Mbele, 33-Miletrian, 14-Pairumani Star, 7-Rainbow High, 4-Solo Mio, 6-Life is Life, 18-Bosham Mill, 12-Double Honour, 66-Morro Castle

3.50pm Goodwood - William Hill Mile, 1m

25-Soviet Flash, 33-Blue Mountain, 22-Muchea, 8-Persiano, 10-Big Future, 20-Wannabe Around, 40-Sharp Play, 18-Brilliant Red, 28-Calcutta, 12-Riberac, 20-Highland Reel, 14-JR Stevenson, 33-Ferzao, 7-Atavus 40-Bold King, 16-Celebration Town, 16-Parisien Star, 11-Little Amin, 25-Hilltop Warning, 20-Digital, 12-Thilin, 6-Analyser


Vodafone Stewards Cup

7-Brevity, 8-Undeterred, 10-Continent, 10-Seven No Trumps, 16-Deep Space, 20-Candleriggs, 20-Smokin Beau, 25-Antonio Canova, 25-Cadeaux Cher, 25-Cubism, 25-Glowing, 25-Halmahera, 25-Ho Leng, 25-Honesty Fair, 25-Kathology, 25-Marsad, 25-Palanzo, 25-Promised, 25-Railroader, 25-Smart Predator, 25-Zuhair, 33-Bon Ami, 33-Flak Jacket, 33-Get Stuck In, 33-Guinea Hunter, 33-Juwwi, 33-Labrett, 33-Mitcham, 33-Now Look Here, 33-Pan Jammer, 33-Pays D'amour, 33-Perfect Peach, 33-Peruvian Chief, 33-Salviati, 33-Y To Kman

Each way ¼ odds a place 1,2,3,4

Tote Ebor

10-Saltrio, 11-Artillery, 12-Harlequin, 12-Kuster, 12-Ovambo, 14-Cover Up, 14-Akbar, 14-Tomasino, 16-Elsaamri, 16-Thari, 16-First Ballot, 16-Mediterranean, 16-Solo Flight, 20-Ansar, 20-Capal Garmon, 20-Hambleden, 20-Inch Perfect, 20-Mana D'argent, 20-Mutakarrim, 20-Order, 20-Reason, 20-Sateen, 20-Thundering Surf, 20-Travelmate, 20-Virgin Soldier, 25-Agitando, 25-Alrisha, 25-Brother Joe, 25-Distinguished Cove, 25-Dominant Duchess, 25-Eternal Spring, 25-Hirapour

Each way ¼ odds a place 1,2,3,4



Today’s Tote on-course cash turnover was £556,959, an increase of 9.4 per cent on last year’s figure of £508,093.


“We shall not have sorted out the full details until later on tonight, so I shall be able to reveal the crowd figure in the morning, but it looks a good attendance and is certainly much better than yesterday’s,” said Clerk of the Course and General Manager Rod Fabricius.

He repeated his intention not to water the course this evening in view of the bad weather forecast for tomorrow.

“There is due to be thundery rain at some stage with the possibility of a real donwpour.”


The rail on the far side of the straight, which has preserved between 12 and 15 feet of ground, will be taken down after racing this evening.


James Given, who used to be assistant to Mark Johnston before setting up on his own account, had his first Goodwood success at the second attempt when Hugs Dancer out ran heavily backed favourite Gracilis.

“It took us a long time to get him fit this year,” said the trainer after Dean McKeown, who also used to work for Mark Johnston, had brought the winner home with two and a half lengths to spare.

“But then we realised that, though he is by Cadeaux Genereux, he has a lot of stamina on his dam’s side and we have upped and upped and upped him in trip, He stayed the two and a half miles really well.

“I was quite hopeful of beating Gracilis, who has gone up a lot in the weights after four wins in a row, but though he is in the Ebor and gets a penalty for that race I think he is still too far down the handicap to get into it.

“The Cesarewitch could be a target for him later on, and he may well go jumping one day as he certainly has the size and scope for that. I don’t think that will happen this winter, though, we shall probably wait until next season before he goes hurdling.”

Alan Swinbank, trainer of the runner-up, said: “It was a good enough run as he was giving the winner a stone. Kieren (Fallon) said that he probably went a bit too early and would have been better coming a furlong out.

“It is the first real race he’s had and I think he’ll be better with some give. He’ll definitely be entered in the Cesarewitch and there’ll be some good races for him next year.”

The stewards looked at a case of interference between Gracilis and third-placed Renaissance Lady, but decided that no action was necessary.


CLASS C, for three-year-olds and upwards rated 0-95, 2 miles 5 Furlongs, £35,000 added. Penalties, after July 21st, a winner 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £24,960; 2nd: £7,680; 3rd: £3,840; 4th: £1,920

1 HUGS DANCER (J White) James Given 4-8-04 Dean McKeown [5] 11-1
2 GRACILIS (Michael Watt) Alan Swinbank 4-9-03 Kieren Fallon [13] 2-1f
3 RENAISSANCE LADY (Alan Wright) David Arbuthnot 5-7-10 Matt Henry [1] 16-1
4 ALCAYDE (Alan Spence) Jon Akehurst 6-7-09 (2lb ow) Chris Catlin (3) [9]
5 SHARAF (Mrs A Chapman) Amanda Perrett 8-7-07 Jamie Mackay (3) [7]
6 PRIDE OF INDIA (Sir Gordon Brunton) John Dunlop 4-9-02 Pat Eddery [4]
7 LAFFAH (Richard Green (Fine Paintings)) Gary Moore 6-8-01 Francis Norton [3]
8 JACK DAWSON (The Premier Cru) John Berry 4-8-11 Ted Durcan [11]
9 GENERAL JACKSON (Vivant & V R V Partnership) Jane Southcombe 4-7-13 (3lb ow) Alan Daly [2]
10 ALRISHA (Mrs R Lowe) David Elsworth 4-9-05 Darryll Holland [6]
11 MONTE CARLO (Jeff Daniels) Les Montague Hall 4-9-07 Dane O'Neill [10]
12 KEEP IKIS (T McGoran) Mary Reveley 7-7-12 (1lb ow) Paul Fessey [8]
13 COURSE DOCTOR (Mike Smallman) Allan Dickman 9-7-05 David Kinsella (5) [12]
14 CLANDESTINE (Brian & Gwen Griffiths) Nicky Henderson 5-9-13 John Reid [14]

14 ran Distances: 2.5, 4, 2, 3, 1.75, sh, hd, 0.5, 9, 1.25, 0.75, 11, 8 Time: 4 minutes 30.43 seconds

Breeder: Gainsborough Stud Management Ltd Breeding: Cadeaux Genereux - Embracing (Reference Point)

Totes: Win: £12.30; Places: £3.00; £1.70; £3.50 Exacta: £32.90

Winning Trainer:- Given, James Based Stafford Yard, Northfield Lane, Willoughton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Background: former assistant to Mark Johnston First Goodwood Winner: Hugs Dancer (August 1, 2001, Marriott Hotels Goodwood Handicap) Total Goodwood wins: 1 (1 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: McKeown, Dean Russell.

Date of birth: 5/2/60
Apprenticeship: With Peter Robinson, Patrick Haslam, Lord Huntingdon, and Bill O'Gorman.

Major wins include: Cambridgeshire Handicap (1987 Balthus, 1989 Rambo’s Hall, 1992 Rambo’s Hall), Queen Mary Stakes (1990 On Tiptoes).

Wins (1982-2000): 20,10,2,1,21,20,59,86,87,72,59,67,31,38,45,54,50,42,38
First Goodwood Winner: Rambo’s Hall (BBC Radio Sussex & BBC Radio Surrey Claiming Stakes, June 11, 1993) Goodwood winners: 3 (2 at July Meeting)


Noverre, disqualified recently because he tested positive following for traces of a drug used to treat arthritis after winning the French 2,000 Guineas earlier in the year, got back his Group 1 status as he reversed the form with Black Minnaloushe in the feature event of the meeting.

“He is a very brave and very tough horse,” enthused Sheikh Mohammed, who campaigns the colt under his Godolphin banner. “He is a really good horse and it is very good to get a Group 1 win again. I think that makes him the best miler in Europe.”

Looking forward to a possible renewed clash between Galileo and his King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth runner-up Fantastic Light, Sheikh Mohammed agreed with the suggestion that dropping back to a mile and a quarter for the Irish Champion Stakes “could be more in Fantastic Light’s favour than Galileo’s.

“But if you take on the good horses and you are beaten that means that the other horse is better,” he said. “If you don’t take on the best where do you go ?”

Simon Crisford, the Godolphin racing manager, outlined plans for Noverre for the rest of the season which look like revolving round the Prix du Moulin, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and the Breeders’ Cup Mile.

“The Jacques le Marois might come a bit too soon for him, but he likes Longchamp (where the Moulin and the French Guineas are run), but I think at the moment the Queen Elizabeth would be the big target for him. Depending on what happens with him there, we could start looking at the Breeders’ Cup Mile.

“He is in the Juddmonte over a mile and a quarter and we have not ruled anything out, but I think that while he is winning races like this over a mile it is on the cards that he will stay over that trip.

“People seem to forget that he was David Loder’s first runner when he was training in France last year and he ended that season having won the July Stakes and the Champagne at Doncaster.

“Because he doesn’t win his races by ten lengths on the bridle he has not really caught the public imagination, but he is a very tough and durable horse who really deserved to get his Group 1 win back today.

“He has an awful lot going for him, not least in the future because he is a three-parts brother to Arazi.”


No Excuse Needed, who finished two lengths second to Noverre in the Champagne Lanson Sussex Stakes, is likely to head to Deauville for his next start in the Prix Jacques Le Marois on Sunday, August 19.

Joe Mercer, racing manager to the colt’s owner Maktoum Al Maktoum, said: “He’s run a fantastic race and his two best runs have been at Goodwood, because he won the Vintage Stakes here as a two-year-old.

“He was very unlucky at Ascot last time out (when fifth in the St James’s Palace Stakes) and if he comes out of this race well, he’ll probably go for the Prix Jacques Le Marois.”

Aidan O’Brien, trainer of third-placed Black Minnaloushe, said: “He’s run a great race and we’ll wait and see where we go next.”

John Dunlop, who saddled Olden Times to finish fourth, said: “I’m pleased with that. I was apprehensive that, being such a big-topped horse, the track might not suit and I think it probably didn’t. He has run to his form with Black Minnaloushe.

“Provided it stays dry, we will probably go to Deauville for the Prix Jacques Le Marois.”

Barry Hills, trainer of fifth-placed Distant Music, said: “He’s run a good race as he came from a long way back. Richard (Hughes) thought he didn’t handle the track. I will talk to Teddy Beckett but we may consider the Juddmonte International now.”


Group One, Class A, one mile, £275,000 guaranteed, for 3yo and upwards. Weights: 3yo colts and geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb; 4yo and upwards colts and geldings 9st 7lb; fillies 9st 4lb. Penalty value: 1st: £159,500; 2nd: £60,500; 3rd: £30,250; 4th: £13,750; 5th: £6,875; 6th: £4,125

1 NOVERRE (Godolphin) Saeed Bin Suroor 3-9-00 Frankie Dettori [11] 9-2
2 NO EXCUSE NEEDED (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Kieren Fallon [10] 7-2
3 BLACK MINNALOUSHE (Sue Magnier/Michael Tabor) Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 3-9-00 Michael Kinane
[7] 3-1f
4 OLDEN TIMES (Prince A Faisal) John Dunlop 3-9-00 Pat Eddery [4]
5 DISTANT MUSIC (Khalid Abdulla) Barry Hills 4-9-07 Richard Hughes [8]
6 CAPE TOWN (S A Six) Richard Hannon 4-9-07 Dane O'Neill [6]
7 BACH (Satish Sanan/Sue Magnier) Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 4-9-07 Johnny Murtagh [5]
8 AMEERAT (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-8-11 Philip Robinson [3]
9 GOLDEN SILCA (Aldridge Racing Limited) Mick Channon 5-9-04 Steve Drowne [1]
10 DARWIN (Sue Magnier/Michael Tabor) Aidan O'Brien (IRE) 3-9-00 Paul Scallan [2]

10 ran No. 4 Nicobar (withdrawn not under starter’s orders) Distances: 2, 1½, ¾, nk, 1¼, hd, 3½, 6, 9

Time: 1 minute 37.12 seconds

Breeder: Darley Stud Management Inc Breeding: Rahy - Danseur Fabuleux (Northern Dancer)

Totes: Win: £5.60; Places: £1.80; £1.70; £1.70 Exacta: £19.80

Winning trainer:-Name: Bin Suroor, Saeed Trains at Newmarket for Godolphin, the racing entity of Sheikh Mohammed and others, whose horses winter in Dubai and race worldwide. Classic wins: (8) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi), Vodafone Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell); Vodafone Derby (1995 Lammtarra); Pertemps St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche; 1998 Nedawi; 1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins include: Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir), Irish Champion Stakes (1994 Cezanne; 1998 Swain), Irish St Leger (1998 & 1999 Kayf Tara), French 2000 Guineas (1995 Vettori; 2000 Bachir; 2001 Noverre); Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra); Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling), Eclipse (1995,1996 Halling; 1998 Daylami); Juddmonte International Stakes (1995 Halling), Ascot Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche; 1998 Kayf Tara), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra; 1997 & 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami), Nunthorpe Stakes (1995 So Factual), Derby Italiano (1998 Central Park), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross; 2000 Aljabr), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr), Man O’ War Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2000 Fantastic Light), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross, 1999 Fly To The Stars), Great Voltigeur Stakes (1998 Sea Wave), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1999 Daylami), Sussex Stakes (1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre) Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1999 Dubai Millennium), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir), Predominate Stakes (2000 Roscius), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Faithful Son, 2000 Dubai Millennium), Duke of York Stakes (2000 Lend A Hand), Yorkshire Cup (2000 Kayf Tara), Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq) Wins in a season (1995-2000) 14:48:41:38:41:17 Wins this season: 13 First Goodwood Win: Tamayaz (Vodapage Conditions Stakes, July 29, 1995) Total Goodwood wins: 29 (9 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Dettori, Lanfranco.Born: 15/12/70 in Milan, ItalyFirst winner: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986), First British winner: Lizzy Hare (Goodwood June 9, 1987) Classic wins; (7) Vodafone Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell); St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche, 1996 Shantou), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi) Other major wins include: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra, 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami), Ascot Gold Cup (1992, 1993 Drum Taps, 1998 Kayf Tara), St James’s Palace Stakes (1997 Starborough), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1996 Swain, 1997 Singspiel, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction; 1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium), Juddmonte International (1996 Halling, 1997 Singspiel), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1998 Daylami),Yorkshire Oaks (1994 Only Royale), Middle Park Stakes (1996 Bahamian Bounty), Fillies’ Mile (1990 Shamshir, 1999 Teggiano, 2000 Crystal Music), Nunthorpe Stakes (1993 Lochsong, 1995 So Factual, 1998 Lochangel), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set, 1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre); Haydock Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat); Breeders’ Cup Turf (1999 Daylami), Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel); Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium); Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori; 2000 Bachir, 2001 Noverre), Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir), Prix du Jockey-Club (1992 Polytain), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr); Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat); Irish Ch ampion Stakes (1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami); Irish St Leger (1999 Kayf Tara); Deutsches Derby (1991 Temporal), Predominate Stakes (2000 Roscius), Duke of York Stakes (2000 Lend A Hand), Yorkshire Cup (2000 Kayf Tara), Lockinge Stakes (2000 Aljabr), Royal Lodge Stakes (2000 Atlantis Prince), Cheveley Park Stakes (2000 Regal Rose), Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq) Wins in a season (1987-2000): 8,22,75, 141,94,101,149,233*,217*,123,176,132,132,47 *Champion jockey First Goodwood Win: Lizzy Hare (Birdless Grove Handicap, June 9, 1987) Total Goodwood wins: 94 (35 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 57


Ovambo, who landed the Tote Gold Trophy by a length from Fly With Me, is likely to go for the Tote Ebor Handicap at York on August 22.

The three-year-old, who was originally allotted 7st 6lb, picks up a 7lb penalty after this win and trainer Peter Makin said: “The penalty should put him in with a squeak at the bottom of the weights.

“It would be handy if a couple of the top weights come out and he would go up to Seb (Sander)’s weight.

“The Ebor is the obvious race to go for as he’s a nice improving three-year-old. Stepping up in trip has improved him and I thought that the handicapper had been a bit hard on him by putting him up 10lb after winning by two and a half lengths at Salisbury.”

Sanders hopes to be on board at York and said: “It would be good if the weights can go up a bit as I can do 8st 2lb and might be able to do a bit lighter - we’ll see.”

The sponsors have cut Ovambo from 33/1 to 16/1 for the Tote Ebor although he is even shorter with Coral who make him 8/1 favourite, from 20/1.


Tomasino, who finished third, two and a quarter lengths behind the successful Ovambo, looks set to take him on again in the Tote Ebor at York later in the month when, because of the winner’s penalty, he will be 7lb better off with his conqueror.

“He has run a good race with his big weight, but Kevin (Darley) said that the race did not really quite go for him,” said his trainer Mark Johnston. “There was one time when he was in a bit of a pocket just when he did not want to be.

“He is in the St Leger and the Ebor, and Peter (Savill, the horse’s owner) and I were talking now that the Ebor would be the race for him.”

Tomasino is quoted at 14-1 for York by the Tote, Hills and Coral.

Terry Mills, who trains the front-running second Fly With Me, was spitting blood afterwards because his colt was running off a mark 11lb higher than when he last won.

“All you do is keep getting banged on the head in this game,” he said. “It is a disgrace that he was put up 11lb, though he has been dropped back by 2lb since then.

“He was beaten a length by the winner so that 2lb has cost him the race and I suppose that when the winner goes up after this, as he is bound to, we shall get taken up with him.”


Class C, for three-year-olds rated 0-100, 1 mile 4 furlongs, £70,000 total prize fund. Penalties, after July 21st, a winner 4lb, of a Class A to C race 7lb. Penalty value 1st: £45,500; 2nd: £14,000; 3rd: £7,000; 4th: £3,500

1 OVAMBO (R Henley) Peter Makin 3-8-11 Seb Sanders [8] 9-1
2 FLY WITH ME (John Humphreys (Turf Accountants) Ltd) Terry Mills 3-8-10 Richard Quinn [3]
3 TOMASINO (Peter Savill) Mark Johnston 3-9-07 Kevin Darley [10] 7-2f
4 ELSAAMRI (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 3-8-10 Richard Hills [9]
5 HASTY PRINCE (Ahmed Ali) Ben Hanbury 3-8-13 Frankie Dettori [11]
6 REVIEWER (Ladyswood Stud) Martyn Meade 3-7-05 David Kinsella (5) [1]
7 PERSIAN PRIDE (Jamal Ahmadzadeh) Peter Harris 3-9-02 Jimmy Fortune [2]
8 NATION (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-03 Francis Norton [4]
9 THE GLEN (John Grant) Barry Hills 3-8-11 Michael Hills [12]
10 REGATTA POINT (Grant & Bowman Limited) Alan Jarvis 3-9-05 Pat Eddery [5]
11 SING FOR FAME (Khalid Abdulla) Amanda Perrett 3-8-06 Richard Hughes [7]
12 HALCYON DAZE (Christopher Wright) Luca Cumani 3-7-13 Jamie Mackay (3) [6]

12 ran Distances: 1, 1¼, 1¼ , 2½, ½, 1¾, ¾, 2½, nk, 9, 1½ Time: 2 minutes 36.10 seconds

Breeder: Mrs H McCalmont Breeding: Namaqualand - Razana (Kahyasi)

Totes: Win: £9.80; Places: £2.90; £2.40; £1.90 Exacta: £175.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Makin, Peter
Born: March 19, 1944
Trains at: Ogbourne Massey, Wilts
Date of First Licence: 1967
Wins (1995-2000): 28,29,27,18,22,32
Horses In Training (2000-2001): 51, n/r First Goodwood winner: Golden Viking (Mortar Mill Handicap, May 23, 1968) Total Goodwood wins: 21 (3 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Sanders, Sebastian Date of birth: 25/9/72 Major wins include: July Cup Stakes (Compton Place 1997), Royal Lodge Stakes (1997 Teapot Row), Mill Reef Stakes (1998 Golden Silca) First Goodwood win: Hi-Aud (Jacob’s Bakery Nursery, September 30, 1994) Goodwood winners: 18 (3 at July Meeting) Wins (1991-2000): 2,10,4,23,61,97,105,82,90,80 Wins this season: 44


Kafezah, wearing blinkers for the first time in a race, provided the Maktoum family with their third winner of the day when she took the fillies’ handicap from Omniheat. She belongs to Sheikh Hamdan, and followed wins for Godolphin with Noverre and Sheikh Maktoum with Naheef.

“Since I put blinkers on her she has been a reformed filly and become much easier to ride, going through with her effort properly,” said her trainer Ben Hanbury.

Richard Hills, who rode the winner, said: “We dropped her in at Brighton when she won her maiden there and then when we brought her back to seven furlongs it was a bit too sharp for her; we held her up today to help her get the trip.”

John Ryan, whose father Mick trains the runner-up, said: “She is a tough little mare and has run an absolute blinder. She just keeps finding one too good and I think a couple of those that have beaten her could be a bit special.

“I would not be afraid to go up a furlong or two and she could have done with more pace today -- they went very slowly to the bend.

“We will just have to keep trying to find a race for her but I am not sure where we will go now.”


Class C, for three-year-old and upwards, fillies and mares rated 0-90, 1 mile 1 furlong, £15,000 added. Penalties, after July 21st, a winner 5lb. Penalty value 1st: £10,985; 2nd: £3,380; 3rd: £1,690; 4th: £845

1 KAFEZAH (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ben Hanbury 3-9-10 Richard Hills [2] 12-1
2 OMNIHEAT (Mrs E Delaney) Mick Ryan 4-8-10 Steve Drowne [9] 10-1
3 MOON GODDESS (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-07 Kieren Fallon [10] 7-2
4 SHAHIRAH (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 3-9-10 Dane O'Neill [8]
5 EARLY MORNING MIST (Alan Lillingston) Mark Johnston 3-9-08 Darryll Holland [6]
6 DENISE MARGARET (Martin O’Connor & Kurt Stern) Jeremy Noseda 3-9-11 Michael Kinane [4] 11-4f
7 NATALIE JAY (Mick Channon) Mick Channon 5-8-10 Dean Corby (7) [12]
8 ENCORE DU CRISTAL (Thomas Tatham) John Gosden 4-9-11 Frankie Dettori [7]
9 SWING OF THE TIDE (Chris & Antonia Deuters) Alan Berry 4-8-09 Francis Norton [11]
10 SCOTTISH SPICE (Jeff Smith) Ian Balding 4-9-08 Martin Dwyer [5]
11 RECIPROCAL (The Caledonian Racing Society) David Elsworth 3-9-09 Jimmy Fortune [1]
12 COMMON CONSENT (Fiona Gordon & Jenny Carter) Steve Woodman 5-8-06 Pat Eddery [3]

12 ran Distances: nk, ¾, nk, 1½, ¾, 1½, ½, ½, 2½, 3, 1½ Time: 1 minute 55.11 seconds

Breeder: Shadwell Estate Company Limited Breeding: Pennekamp - Yakin (Nureyev)

Totes: Win: £16.80; Places: £4.40; £3.00; £1.30 Exacta: £213.80

Winning trainer:-Name: Hanbury, Benjamin
Date of Birth: 25/3/46 Date of first licence: 1974 Previous occupation: with Ryan Price, Dan Moore (in Ireland) and Bernard van Cutsem Major wins include: 1000 Guineas and Oaks (1986 Midway Lady) Irish 1000 Guineas (1996 Matiya), Prix Marcel Boussac (1985 Midway Lady), Tattersalls Gold Cup Stakes (1990 Batshoof), Dewhurst Stakes (1984 Kala Dancer)Wins in a season (1982-2000):22:35:34:20:24:31:40:42:36:36:39:35:25:36:29:27:28:36:20 Horses in training(1983-2001):72:66:75:67:79:84:95:86:117:n/a:67:76:64:62:65:49:49
Trains at Diomed Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk First Goodwood winner: Pal’s Bambino (Craven Handicap, July 29, 1975) Total Goodwood wins: 23 (5 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Hills, Richard John. Born: Newmarket, 22/1/63 Apprenticeship: With Tom Jones. First winner: Border Dawn (Doncaster 26/10/79) Classic wins: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1995 Harayir, 2000 Lahan), St Leger (1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins: Middle Park Stakes (1997 Hayil), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1994 Maroof); Yorkshire Cup (1985 Ilium); Norfolk Stakes (1986 Sizzling Melody, 1989 Pettilante), Chesham Stakes (1996 Shamikh), Queen Mary Stakes (1997 Nadwah), July Cup (1998 Elnadim), Hungerford Stakes (1998 Muhtathir), Dubai World Cup (1999 Almutawakel), Temple Stakes (1999 Tipsy Creek); Rockfel Stakes (1999 Lahan); September Stakes (2000 Mutamam); Flutter.com Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar), Autumn Stakes (2000 Nayef), Greenham Stakes (2001 Munir) Wins (1990-2000):56, 67,52,57,59,70,71,85,83,77,81 Wins this season: 48 Other details: Took over as number one jockey to Hamdan Al Maktoum on the retirement of Willie Carson.First Goodwood win: King Of Comedy (John Kent Handicap, September 14, 1985) Total Goodwood Victories: 51 (10 at July Meeting)



John Dunlop, a director of Goodwood Racecourse, got off the mark for the meeting when Tashawak prevailed by a short-head from the fast-finishing Bells For Marlin in the two-year-old fillies’ maiden.

“It was very close but I’m glad to have a winner,“ said Dunlop. “She’s a nice filly and has only run once before so was quite novicey. But she battled on well and I’m delighted with that.”

Dunlop is represented by San Sebastian and Pairumani Star in tomorrow’s JPMorgan Private Bank Goodwood Cup.

“They’ll both run well,” the trainer added. “San Sebastian ran well here last year but was disappointing last time at Ascot. I thought this might be his year.”


Class D, for two-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs, £10,000 added. Penalty value 1st: £7,182.50; 2nd: £2,210; 3rd: £1,105; 4th: £552.50

1 TASHAWAK (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 2-8-11 Richard Hills [3] 5-2f
2 BELLS FOR MARLIN (Brereton Jones) Paul Cole 2-8-01 Jimmy Fortune [2] 14-1
3 PRINCESS MILETRIAN (Miletrian Plc) Mick Channon 2-8-11 Johnny Murtagh [6] 11-4
4 BOOBALA (Alastair Hodge) David Elsworth 2-8-11 Richard Quinn [5]
5 ISLAND MINT (John Roberts) Brian Meehan 2-8-11 Brett Doyle [10]
6 NEGLIGEE (Catherine Corbett/Chris Wright) Barry Hills 2-8-11 Michael Hills [9]
7 SILVER CHARMER (John Bull) Stuart Howe 2-8-11 Frankie Dettori [1]
8 MISS CROISETTE (John Pearce) Geoff Wragg 2-8-11 Darryll Holland [4]
9 MOONA'S MAGIC (Jubert Family) Richard Hannon 2-8-08 Paul Fitzsimons (3) [8]
10 RAVE ON (A Merritt) Richard Hannon 2-8-11 Dane O'Neill [7]

10 ran Distances: sh, 1¾, ½, ½, 4, ½, nk, ½, ½ Time: 1 minute 11.70 seconds

Breeder: Islanmore Stud Breeding: Night Shift - Dedicated Lady (Pennine Walk)

Totes: Win: £3.50; Places: £1.50; £3.80; £1.80 Exacta: £45.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Dunlop, John Leeper
Date of birth: 10/7/39. Date of first licence:1966 Previous Occupation: Assistant to N J Dent and Gordon Smyth. Classic wins: (10) Sagitta 1,000 Guineas (1980 Quick As Lightning, 1990 Salsabil, 1991 Shadayid), Vodafone Derby (1978 Shirley Heights, 1994 Erhaab), Vodafone Oaks (1984 Circus Plume, 1990 Salsabil), Rothmans Royals St Leger (1986 Moon Madness, 1997 Silver Patriarch, 2000 Millenary), Other Major wins: Irish Derby (1978 Shirley Heights, 1990 Salsabil), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1994 Mehtaaf), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1970 Black Satin, 1983 Wassl), Irish St Leger (Mountain Lodge), Italian Derby (1986 Tommy Way), Lockinge Stakes (1984 d.h Wassl), Coronation Cup (1980 Sea Chimes), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1973 Scottish Rifle), July Cup (1983 Habibti, 1998 Elnadim), Sussex Stakes (1980 Posse), Yorkshire Oaks (1982 Awaasif, 1984 Circus Plume), Nunthorpe Stakes (1983 Habibti), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1981 Runnett, 1983 Habibti, 1994 Lavinia Fontana), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1977 Trusted, 1992 Lahib, 1995 Bahri), Fillies’ Mile (1979 Quick As Lightning, 1994 Aqaarid), Racing Post Trophy (1995 Beauchamp King), Dewhurst Stakes (1998 Mujahid), Preis von Europa (2000 Golden Snake), Prix du Cadran (2000 San Sebastian), Gran Premio del Jockey Club Italiano (2000 Golden Snake), Weatherbys Earl of Sefton Stakes (2001 Right Wing), John Porter Stakes (2001 Lucido), Jockey Club Stakes (2001 Millenary) Wins in a season (1984-2000):89:62 :106:61 :66:66:78:58:75:93:82:126:88:96:111:122:97 Horses in training (1985-2001):177:200:192:194 :169:148 :126:131:129:131:142:157:161:153 :183:187: 172:198 Trains at Arundel, West Sussex Other details: Champion trainer 1995 Wins this season: 63 First Goodwood winner: Storm Bird (New Ham Stakes, July 25, 1967) Total Goodwood winners: 152 (37 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Hills, Richard John. Born: Newmarket, 22/1/63 Apprenticeship: With Tom Jones. First winner: Border Dawn (Doncaster 26/10/79) Classic wins: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1995 Harayir, 2000 Lahan), St Leger (1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins: Middle Park Stakes (1997 Hayil), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1994 Maroof); Yorkshire Cup (1985 Ilium); Norfolk Stakes (1986 Sizzling Melody, 1989 Pettilante), Chesham Stakes (1996 Shamikh), Queen Mary Stakes (1997 Nadwah), July Cup (1998 Elnadim), Hungerford Stakes (1998 Muhtathir), Dubai World Cup (1999 Almutawakel), Temple Stakes (1999 Tipsy Creek); Rockfel Stakes (1999 Lahan); September Stakes (2000 Mutamam); Flutter.com Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar), Autumn Stakes (2000 Nayef), Greenham Stakes (2001 Munir) Wins (1990-2000):56, 67,52,57,59,70,71,85,83,77,81 Wins this season: 49 Other details: Took over as number one jockey to Hamdan Al Maktoum on the retirement of Willie Carson.First Goodwood win: King Of Comedy (John Kent Handicap, September 14, 1985) Total Goodwood Victories: 52 (11 at July Meeting; 2nd win of 2001 Glorious Goodwood)


Zuhair and Alex Greaves completed a hat trick in the closing handicap sprint, defying 9st 13lb as they got the better of Maromito.

“What can I say about him? It is quite something to come back and win the race three years in a row,” said the winning jockey’s husband David Nicholls, who trains Zuhair.

“He has won twice at this meeting before -- Kieren Fallon rode him to win here once -- and he could do that again as the idea is for him to run in the race on Friday which is the consolation race for those who don’t get into the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup,” Nicholls added.

The trainer has made many entries for the big sprint on Saturday and would like to run them all. “I really want the race all to myself!”


Class D, £12,000 added, Penalties: after July 21, a winner 7lb. Penalty values: 1st: £9,379.50; 2nd: £2,886; 3rd: £1,443; 4th: £721.50

1 ZUHAIR (The Gardening Partnership) David Nicholls 8-9-13 Alex Greaves [19] 7-2f
2 MAROMITO (Peter Beaton-Brown) Robin Bastiman 4-9-00 Willie Ryan [6] 8-1
3 TUSCAN DREAM (Chris & Antonia Deuters) Alan Berry 6-9-07 Paul Bradley (5) [20] 14-1
4 FLAK JACKET (The Knavesmire Alliance) David Nicholls 6-9-08 Darryll Holland [17] 7-1
5 SUNLEY SENSE (John Sunley) Mick Channon 5-9-12 Steve Drowne [2]
6 MUTASAWWAR (Clifton Hunt) David Nicholls 7-8-04 Paul Fitzsimons (3) [12]
7 AROGANT PRINCE (Barry Hills) Barry Hills 4-7-13 Jamie Mackay (3) [16]
8 PERTEMPS FC (The Pertemps Professionals) Tim Easterby 4-7-11 Paul Fessey [5]
9 OUR FRED (Sherwoods Transport Ltd) Terry Mills 4-9-07 Robert Miles (7) [18]
10 ABSOLUTE FANTASY (The Red Square Partnership) Eric Wheeler 5-9-06 Steve Carson (3) [1]
11 SIHAFI (John Gilbertson) David Nicholls 8-9-01 Francis Norton [7]
12 BEYOND CALCULATION (Eddie Hayward) Milton Bradley 7-9-08 Frankie Dettori [3]
13 FORGOTTEN TIMES (John Crook) Ken Ivory 7-8-13 Tony Beech (3) [11]
14 REFERENDUM (M Scaife) David Nicholls 7-9-02 Adrian Nicholls [9]
15 SYLVA PARADISE (Eddy Grimstead Honda) Clive Brittain 8-9-05 Philip Robinson [8]
16 INDIAN MUSIC (Robert Aird) Alan Berry 4-8-13 Johnny Murtagh [14]
17 HAMMER AND SICKLE (The 4th Middleham Partnership) Mark Johnston 4-8-10 Michael Hills [13]
18 PURE ELEGANCIA (Mrs Andry Muinos) Ken Ivory 5-8-10 Chris Catlin (3) [15]
19 STAR PRINCESS (The Star Princess Partnership) Ken Ivory 4-8-01 David Kinsella (5) [4]

19 ran Non-runner: No. 18 Live To Tell (vet’s certificate) Distances: ½, ½, ½, 1½, nk, ¾, ½, hd, hd, 1, sh, sh, ½, 1, ½, ½, 1½, 11 Time: 57.82 seconds

Breeder: Shadwell Estate Company Limited Breeding: Mujtahid - Ghzaalh (Northern Dancer)

Totes: Win: £4.10; Places: £1.80; £3.40; £3.80; £2.20 Exacta: £104.90

Winning trainer:- Name: Nicholls, David
Date of birth: 30/4/56 Riding career: Professional - 421 winners Trains at Tall Trees Farm, Sessay, Thirsk, Yorkshire Horses in training (1996-2001): 37:45: 45: 46: 58:78 Wins in a season (1994-2000): 21: 26: 30: 44: 50:75: 73 Other details: Married to Alex Greaves: two children Major wins: Nunthorpe Stakes (1997 Ya Malak dh with Coastal Bluff), Ladbroke (Ayr) Silver Cup (1998 Royal Result), Ballyogan Stakes (1999 Proud Native), William Hill Golden Spurs Handicap (1999 Pepperdine), King George Stakes (1999 Rudi’s Pet) First Goodwood winner: Double Oscar (The Charlton Stakes - July 29, 1998) Total Goodwood wins: 16 (9 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 33

Winning jockey:-Name: Greaves, Alex Ann.

Date of birth: 14/5/68
Apprenticeship: With David Barron October 1989 - June 1991
First winner: Andrews First (Southwell 1/12/89)
Big race wins: Nunthorpe Stakes (Ya Malak 1997 - dead-heat with Coastal Bluff), Lincoln Handicap (1991 Amenable), Ladbroke (Ayr) Silver Cup (1998 Royal Result)
Other details: First female jockey to ride out claim and 100 winners. First female to ride in Derby (1996 last on Portuguese Lil). First and currently only female jockey to win a Group race (won Group One Nunthorpe Stakes). Married to trainer David Nicholls.

First Goodwood winner: Double Oscar (The Charlton Stakes - July 29) Number of Goodwood Victories: 4 (4 at July Meeting)


Horseracing's media rights company previously known as Go Racing has today (Wednesday, 1st August) unveiled its new company name and brand identity - 'attheraces'.

Under the guidance of CEO Chris Stoddart, a team was recruited to research the replacement brand and title. In April 2001, a brief was extended to various design agencies requesting the production of a fresh corporate identity reflecting the elements of trust, excitement and contemporary-classic, which are central to horseracing. The functionality and simplicity of the brand in the context of the Company's services, which will include Web, TV, iTV, print and mobile phone, was to be part of the design brief.

London-based design agency, Tornado Productions, was responsible for creating the new 'attheraces' identity, which will apply across all media platforms.

A number of brands were developed from which the new 'attheraces' corporate logo was selected - a jockey in a palette of warm red, orange and maroon colours positioned on a black background. This is to be introduced with immediate effect and across other 'attheraces' services as they launch.

Chris Stoddart, CEO, commented: "Tornado's understanding of the brand we are creating was exceptional. They have created a truly original and compelling identity which will help to develop the reach of British horseracing and 'attheraces' internationally."

Adrian Phillpott, lead designer for Tornado Productions, explained: "The concepts of contemporary and classic are poles apart. We had to balance the need to reflect the heritage of the sport, whilst attempting to entice new audiences to its excitement and action. Our approach mirrored this evolution by deconstructing the form of the jockey to an abstract mark, then rebuilding it into photographic realism. By combining the simplicity of the abstract with the sport's visual energy, we believe we have matched these needs."


The Horserace Betting Levy Board is increasing by 200% its funding for the charity Rehabilitation of Racehorses (RoR) from £50,000 in 2000 to £150,000 this year.

The RoR was established by the British Horseracing Board in 2000 to support the re-schooling and re-homing of ex-racehorses at established centres. All the principal organisations in racing, plus the major bookmaking companies and the Tote, contributed to RoR in 2000, and a total of £230,000 was raised.

RoR distributed £175,000 of this to three established and approved rehabilitation centres, which catered for 70 horses in the year.

The Levy Board's decision follows a review of the RoR's first year of operations, which were judged to be a success.

Robert Hughes, the Levy Board Chairman, commented: "In its first year, Rehabilitation of Racehorses has established a strong base. All parts of racing and breeding, and the bookmaking industry, got behind it, making a valuable contribution to this important part of racing's horse welfare effort. For the rehabilitation centres, which do a remarkable and completely dedicated job, it has meant a very welcome and much-needed injection of cash.

"RoR must have continued support to carry on. After such a good start, it now needs to consolidate and the Levy Board's decision to boost support to £150,000 over the next 12 months will assist short-term financial stability while the charity works on long-term plans.

"I am delighted that the Racehorse Owners' Association has decided to increase its contribution from £7,159 to £100,000. We hope others in the racing and betting industries will follow our joint examples in giving generously when they're considering their donations to RoR in 2001."

Andrew Parker Bowles, the Chairman of RoR, said: "This is excellent news from the Levy Board and the ROA. Our fundraising campaign for 2001 is in full swing, and we've asked all the major organisations in the racing and breeding industries, and all the major bookmakers and the Tote, to contribute again this year as continuity in funding is so important to the rehabilitation effort. We have had some good news so far and are anticipating other positive replies."

Bob Scott, the Chief Executive of Coral Eurobet, announced: "We are pleased to confirm that we will donate £10,000 to Rehabilitation of Racehorses this year. We see this as a very important area for the welfare of ex-racehorses and one that we hope our fellow bookmakers and all parts of the racing industry will rally round again this year."


The Dubai World Cup Committee Chairman, Mr Les Benton, has confirmed that the date of the seventh running of the US$6million Group I Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates, as Saturday March 23, 2002.

The Dubai World Cup meeting is expected to continue its outstanding reputation as a programme of international quality, recent promotions to the majority of the races on the card suggesting that the 71 overseas runners in 2001 may well be bettered.

The Group I Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates and the first leg of the 2002 Emirates World Series Racing Championship, was joined at racing’s highest level recently when the International Cataloguing Standards Committee promoted the US$2million Dubai Duty Free, sponsored by Dubai Duty Free, and Dubai Sheema Classic, sponsored by the Jebel Ali Free Zone and Dubai Ports Authority, from Group II to Group I and the Dubai Golden Shaheen, sponsored by Gulf News, went from Group III to Group I.

The Godolphin Mile, sponsored by the Jebel Ali Hotel and Golf Resort, and the UAE Derby were also promoted to Group II after their 2001 status of Group III.


Tim Easterby and Kevin Darley continue to lead their respective categories in the 2001 S.I.S./'Go Racing in Yorkshire' Awards for the Waterford Crystal Trophies, presented to the top Trainer and Jockey on the Yorkshire racecourses over the Flat season.

A previous winner of this award in 1999, Malton trainer, Tim Easterby, has recorded 23 winners in his native Yorkshire this year on the Flat, with John Dunlop (17 winners), the current holder Mark Johnston (15 winners) and Barry Hills (11 winners) making determined challenges.

The defending champion jockey, Kevin Darley, once again leads the way in Yorkshire with 31 winners, pursued by Fergal Lynch (21 winners) and Keiren Fallon (16 winners). Darley has won this particular award every year since it's inception in 1995, apart from 1996 when Keiren Fallon took the honours.

The specially-commissioned Waterford Crystal trophies which are on display at most Yorkshire meetings will be presented to the respective winners at the 'Go Racing in Yorkshire' Annual Lunch in December - an event sponsored once again by Satellite Information Services (S.I.S.).

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