Saturday, August 2, 2003
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2003
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
FIFTH DAY, SATURDAY, AUGUST 2
Today’s attendance at Goodwood was 24,891, up 1,469 (+6.3%) on last year’s 23,422.
The total attendance over the five days came to 99,288, up 5,095 (+5.4%) on the 2002 total of 94,193.
ATTENDANCES AT GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
DAY 2002 2003 +/-
Tuesday 14,217 13,815 -402 -2.8%
Wednesday 18,195 19,646 +1,451 +8%
Thursday 19,789 21,028 +1,239 +6.3%
Friday 18,570 19,908 +1,338 +7.2%
Saturday 23,422 24,891 +1,469 +6.3%
Total 94,193 99,288 +5,095 +5.4%
PAT EDDERY PRESENTATION
Pat Eddery was presented with a magnum of Veuve Clicquot champagne and a Panama hat by the Duke of Richmond, Goodwood’s chairman, after the second race.
This was to mark Eddery’s final season of riding and, after the presentation, two jockeys, Frannie Norton and Frankie Dettori, lifted him onto their shoulders and carried him back to the weighing room in triumph. (See separate release below for trainer and Goodwood director John Dunlop’s appreciation of the jockey he has used for many years).
FALLON CLINCHES GOODWOOD CROWN FOR THIRD TIME
Six winners was more than enough to give Kieren Fallon the Betdaq Trophy for the leading rider at Glorious Goodwood 2003.
It was his third jockeys’ crown at Glorious Goodwood. In 1998, he took the title with eight successes, and, despite being delighted to pick up the trophy yet again, he pondered what might have been.
Fallon, who finished top jockey despite riding on only four of the five days, being suspended on Thursday, said:”I knew at the start of the week that I had a good book of rides, but that means nothing round here as there is no way that you can plan how to ride this track.
“It has been a great week, but it could so easily have been better. I should have won the Lennox Stakes on Arakan (he was beaten a head by Nayyir) and races like that take the edge off the meeting.
“Arakan is a good horse, and you can’t help but feel what you might have done differently to transform defeat into victory, but obviously Russian Rhythm was the icing on the cake.
“She showed what a good filly she was on 1,000 Guineas day, and she got me out of jail today. She loves to hear her hooves rattle and the ground was a bit loose but, when we escaped from a pocket, she flew home.”
BETDAQ TROPHY FOR LEADING JOCKEY
Jockey 1sts 2nds 3rds
Kieren Fallon 6 3 1
Darryll Holland 3 3 -
Richard Hughes 3 2 1
Martin Dwyer 2 4 1
Eddie Ahern 2 2 -
Seb Sanders 2 - 2
Jimmy Fortune 2 1 -
Frannie Norton 2 1 -
Steve Drowne 1 3 1
Michael Hills 1 2 1
Joe Fanning 1 1 2
Pat Eddery 1 1 1
Richard Quinn 1 1 1
Johnny Murtagh 1 - 2
Keith Dalgleish 1 - 1
Paul Hanagan 1 - 1
Sam Hitchcott 1 - 1
Dane O’Neill 1 - 1
Michael Fenton 1 - -
Richard Hills 1 - -
Dean Mernagh 1 - -
Frankie Dettori - 2 4
Kevin Darley - 2 1
Mick Kinane - 2 -
Pat Dobbs - 1 1
Adrian Nicholls - 1 1
Philip Robinson - 1 1
Jamie Spencer - 1 1
Chris Catlin - 1 -
John Egan - - 2
Dominic Fox - - 2
Paolo Aragoni - - 1
Ian Mongan - - 1
Richard Mullen - - 1
Hayley Turner - - 1
Oscar Urbina - - 1
LEADING TRAINERS AT THE END OF THE MEETING
Trainer 1sts 2nds 3rds
Mark Johnston 3 - 2
Richard Hannon 2 3 3
Barry Hills 2 3 2
Sir Michael Stoute 2 1 2
David Elsworth 2 1 1
Gerard Butler 2 1 -
Marcus Tregoning 2 1 -
Paul Cole 2 - 2
Mick Channon 1 3 1
Andrew Balding 1 2 -
Roger Charlton 1 1 1
Ed Dunlop 1 1 -
Michael Bell 1 - 1
Richard Fahey 1 - 1
Brian Meehan 1 - 1
Sir Mark Prescott 1 - 1
David Barron 1 - -
Alan Berry 1 - -
Milton Bradley 1 - -
Tony Carroll 1 - -
Henry Cecil 1 - -
James Given 1 - -
John Gosden 1 - -
Rae Guest 1 - -
William Haggas 1 - -
Gary Moore 1 - -
Aidan O’Brien IRE - 3 1
David Nicholls - 2 2
Andrew Reid - 2
Clive Brittain - 1 1
John Dunlop - 1 1
Patrick Haslam - 1 1
Michael Jarvis - 1 1
Phillippe Demercastel FR - 1 -
Alan Jarvis - 1 -
Les Montague Hall - 1 -
David Loder - 1 -
Mick Quinn - 1 -
Lynda Ramsden - 1 -
Saeed bin Suroor - 1 -
Ralph Beckett - - 1
Jim Boyle - - 1
Neville Callaghan - - 1
Paul D’Arcy - - 1
James Fanshawe - - 1
Gay Kelleway - - 1
Nick Littmoden - - 1
Amanda Perrett - - 1
Luigi Ricardi ITY - - 1
Derek Shaw - - 1
Vodafone Stable Staff Challenge
1st Richard Hannon
2nd Barry Hills
3rd Mick Channon
2003 GLORIOUS GOODWOOD RESULTS
Tuesday Horse Trainer Jockey
Littlewoods Bet Direct Summer Handicap Imperial Dancer Mick Channon Sam Hitchcott
Peugeot Gordon Stakes Phoenix Reach Andrew Balding Darryll Holland
Lennox Stakes Nayyir Gerard Butler Eddie Ahern
ladbrokes.com Prestige Stakes Darasim Mark Johnston Joe Fanning
Four Star Sales Richmond Stakes Carrizo Creek Brian Meehan Kieren Fallon
Tatler Summer Season Handicap Finished Article David Elsworth Dane O’Neill
Evening Standard Maiden Stakes Tahreeb Marcus Tregoning Martin Dwyer
Wednesday Horse Trainer Jockey
Marriott Hotels Goodwood Handicap Knavesmire Omen Mark Johnston Darryll Holland
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes Lucky Story Mark Johnston Keith Dalgleish
Sussex Stakes Reel Buddy Richard Hannon Pat Eddery
Tote Gold Trophy Handicap No Refuge Sir Mark Prescott Seb Sanders
Weatherbys Bank Fillies’ Rated Stakes Hoh Buzzard Michael Bell Kieren Fallon
Findon Maiden Fillies’ Stakes Tarot Card Barry Hills Richard Hughes
Zuhair Handicap Cerulean Rose Tony Carroll Frannie Norton
Thursday Horse Trainer Jockey
Freephone Stanley Handicap Dame De Noche James Given Michael Fenton
Betfair Molecomb Stakes Majestic Missile William Haggas Michael Hills
Lady O Goodwood Cup Persian Punch David Elsworth Martin Dwyer
King George Stakes The Tatling Milton Bradley Darryll Holland
EBF New Ham Maiden Fillies’ Stakes Ithaca Henry Cecil Richard Quinn
De Boer EBF Classified Stakes Alkaadhem Marcus Tregoning Richard Hills
Future Hope Charity Rated Stakes Jagger Gerard Butler Eddie Ahern
Friday Horse Trainer Jockey
Theo Fennell Handicap Tiber John Gosden Jimmy Fortune
Oak Tree Stakes Tantina Barry Hills Richard Hughes
William Hill Mile Lady Bear Richard Fahey Paul Hanagan
Glorious Rated Stakes Researched Sir Michael Stoute Kieren Fallon
Turf Club Nursery Blue Tomato Paul Cole Kieren Fallon
EBF Trundle Maiden Stakes Psychiatrist Richard Hannon Richard Hughes
Stewards’ Sprint Handicap Undeterred David Barron Dean Mernagh
Saturday Horse Trainer Jockey
Vodafone EBF Fillies’ Stakes Moments Of Joy Rae Guest Seb Sanders
Vodafone Thoroughbred Stakes Court Masterpiece Ed Dunlop Johnny Murtagh
Vodafone Nassau Stakes Russian Rhythm Sir Michael Stoute Kieren Fallon
Vodafone Stewards’ Cup Patavellian Roger Charlton Steve Drowne
Vodafone Racegoers Club Handicap Alrafid Gary Moore Jimmy Fortune
Vodafone Nursery Happy Crusader Paul Cole Kieren Fallon
Vodafone Rated Handicap Obe One Alan Berry Frannie Norton
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK − SO FAR !
Few would disagree that the highspot of another brilliant week’s racing on the picturesque Sussex Downs was the emotional success of the evergreen Persian Punch in the Lady O Goodwood Cup on Thursday. In fact, come the end of the year, it may well prove to be the choice of most professionals as “the race of the season”.
Persian Punch, as good as ever at the age of 10, became the oldest winner of this prestigious race when short heading Jardine’s Lookout in an epic tussle up the straight, and both owner Jeff Smith and trainer David Elsworth were adamant afterwards “We’ll be back next year”.
Punch is undoubtedly the most popular horse in Flat racing, but he has a rival in the weighing room who is running him close, Pat Eddery, whose triumph on outsider Reel Buddy in the Group 1 Sussex Stakes on Wednesday had his fellow jockeys rushing out to lead the applause.
Eddery, 51, who retires at the end of the season, was winning his sixth Sussex, equalling the achievement of Lester Piggott, but he stressed that he will ride on to the end of the season and is looking for another Group 1 before he hangs up his riding boots.
Kieren Fallon missed Thursday through suspension, but the champion jockey still leads the list going into the last day, having won the Four Star Sales Richmond Stakes on Carrizo Creek, the Weatherbys Bank Fillies’ Stakes on Hoh Buzzard, the Glorious Stakes on Researched and the Turf Club Nursery on Blue Tomato.
Darryll Holland, Fallon’s closest pursuer in the jockeys championship, has also enjoyed a terrific meeting, producing a brilliant front running ride on topweight Knavesmire Omen to win the Marriott Hotels Goodwood Stakes, a victory sandwiched between success on Andrew Balding’s St Leger candidate Phoenix Reach in the Peugeot Gordon Stakes and a triumphant late swoop on The Tatling, a first ever Group winner for Milton Bradley in the King George Stakes.
Mark Johnston, who clocked up his fastest ever century with Knavesmire Omen, rates Glorious Goodwood one of his favourite meetings, and he was also on the mark with Darasim in the ladbrokes.com Prestige Stakes and with Lucky Story, whom he declared was the best he has saddled since Mister Baileys, after he had romped home in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes.
Unlike Johnston, Gerard Butler and Henry Cecil have hardly had the best of seasons, but boith emerged from the doldrums, Butler winning the Group 2 Lennox Stakes with Nayyir and topping up the celebrations with Jagger on the Thursday, while Cecil weighed in with a potentially smart juvenile filly in the beautifully bred Ithaca.
Sir Mark Prescott is always to be feared in the big handicaps, and he did punters a real turn with the in form No Refuge, who landed some good bets in the Tote Gold Trophy, while Paul Hanagan will never forget August 1, having ridden his very first Goodwood winner on Richard Fahey’s Lady Bear in the valuable William Hill Mile.
HIGHS, HIGHS and MORE HIGHS!
The sun has finally enabled Goodwood to live up to its ‘Glorious’ prefix today, but Rod Fabricius, general manager at the course, expressed himself “delighted” with the way the meeting has gone this week.
Fabricius said:”Despite a small drop on Tuesday, attendances have all been on the upward curve, and, overall, I am very pleased.
“The weather could have been kinder, but, equally so, it could have been a lot worse. The increased crowds have been reflected robustly in the Tote turnover which has been up every day and showed a 20% increase on Friday.
“We have also had more runners this year which was probably a contributory factor in those encouraging figures, but I would also like to think that our race programming was partly responsible, particularly the upgrading of the Lennox Stakes to Group 2, which definitely improved the strength of Tuesday’s card.”
Fabricius acknowledged the performance of Pat Eddery in Wednesday’s Sussex Stakes on Reel Buddy as “one of the lasting memories”, though he was quick to stress that the 11 times champion jockey, who retires at the end of the season, would have to share top billing with veteran Persian Punch, whose performance in winning a second Lady O Goodwood Cup was “nothing short of remarkable”.
So is there any area which can be improved? “I would certainly like to find a strong supporting race for the William Hill on the Friday,” declared Fabricius.
“We won’t be shuffling around the races any more, but perhaps we could either create a new race or provide one of the existing ones with a cash injection and a change in race conditions, so as to make it even more competitive.”
JOHN DUNLOP ON PAT EDDERY
Pat Eddery, the 11-times champion jockey and an outstanding member of his profession for more than 30 years, will have his final ride at Glorious Goodwood when Ticker Tape contests the Vodafone Nursery at 4.50pm this afternoon. The Duke of Richmond will make a presentation to him to mark the occasion after the second race.
It was back in September, 1970, that he rode his first winner on the course at the age of 18 when Mrs Hauksbee won the Plantation Stakes, and since then there have been another 269, most recently when he equalled the post-war record of six wins in the Sussex Stakes on Reel Buddy three days ago. Eddery retires at the end of the season.
Many of those wins have been for John Dunlop, a director of Goodwood who is also the leading current trainer at the course and who today recalled his long association with Eddery with much pleasure and affection.
“The first winner Pat rode for me was on Traquair, who was a useful mile to mile and quarter handicapper and was placed in the Cambridgeshire, at Bath on September 24, 1973 - nearly 30 years ago,” he explained, “and at the start of this season Pat had ridden 362 winners for me all over the place.
“The biggest win he has had for me at Goodwood was when Posse won the Sussex Stakes in 1980, and he has also won the Predominate on Rabah and the Lupe on Claxon, the Glorious Stakes on Duke of Eurolink and a good sprint on Invincible Spirit.
“He also rode two of my St Leger winners on Moon Madness and Silver Patriarch, and I think of all the successes we have had together his win on Silver Patriarch stands out above them all. Not only was he Pat’s 4,000th winner in this country, but he had also just been touched off in the Derby and belonged to a hugely popular owner in Peter Winfield.
“Over the years, we have developed a very good and happy association and we have been all over the world, particularly through Europe, together, though curiously he has never once ridden out at Arundel.
“He is such a very nice man, so helpful and considerate and as a jockey he has been so very consistent. Nothing gets him down. Even if he is going through a bad run, as all jockeys do at some time, it doesn’t make any difference to his next ride - he is just like Lester in that respect.
“He is, of course, so very strong in a finish, and one of the hallmarks of his success is the way, on tricky tracks like Bath, he can manoeuvre from a bad draw into the ideal position with the minimum of fuss. You wonder how he has done it, and maybe that is part of the reason why he rides Goodwood so well. It has been a real pleasure to have had him riding for me and I, like everyone else, will miss him.”
Goodwood honoured Pat Eddery with a lifetime achievement award in July, 2002, the Goodwood Racecourse bicentenary year. On June 21, 2002, the jockey became the second winning-most jockey in Britain, behind Sir Gordon Richards, when surpassing Lester Piggott’s career total of 4,493 winners at Goodwood on Lady Pahia in the Mortarmill Organic Dairy Fillies Handicap.
WINNING QUOTES RACE ONE
VODAFONE EBF FILLIES’ STAKES
LEGER AIM FOR MOMENTS
The lightly-raced Moments of Joy, unbeaten in two starts after her defeat of Discreet Brief in the opening Vodafone EBF Fillies’ Stakes, will be taking part in the St Leger at Doncaster next month if her trainer Rae Guest and owner- breeders the Matthews family have their way, and in anticipation of her lining up on Town Moor she was given a 20-1 quote by Paddy Power and a cautious 10-1 from Ladbrokes.
There is the alternative of the Park Hill Stakes for fillies at the same meeting, but Guest left no doubt that the St Leger is his preferred target. “This game is all about winning classics and that is what we would love to do with her,” he said.
Moments of Joy, who pounced late to snatch the prize from Discreet Brief, is the second foal of My Emma, who carried the same green and yellow Matthews colours to victory in the Yorkshire Oaks and the Prix Vermeille.
“She is still very green and was looking about her when she hit the front, but Seb (Sanders) was adamant that she should try for the Leger,” said Guest.
“The family all take time and though it would have been nice to have given her a run as a two-year-old she just was not ready for it, and so we could not get her on to the course until about a month ago.
“As far as experience is concerned it would be good for her to have another run before Doncaster, but she is not in the Yorkshire Oaks and I have nothing particular in mind for her as far as that is concerned.”
Steve Drowne was found guilty of careless riding on The Queen’s unplaced filly Allergy for causing interference with Prompt Payment, and was suspended for three days (August 11 through 13).
FIRST RACE VODAFONE EBF FILLIES STAKES
“We’re still waiting,” groans Dunlop
John Dunlop, trainer of runner up Discreet Brief and a director at Goodwood, thought he had finally gained his elusive first winner of the week at his local track when Sonia Rogers’s filly powered to the front in the straight, but it was not to be.
Dunlop said:”Discreet Brief has run well, but we are still waiting to get into that number one spotn this year. She has been consistent and has been placed in Group races and at Listed level, and I thought today might have been her day.
“However, she has found one too good, so now we will look at the Prix Pomone at Deauville and the Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster. At least, she didn’t have far to travel today, so there ought to be plenty left in the tank.”
James Fanshawe rued the drying ground for third Prompt Payment, who came out best of the older fillies.
He said:”We know how effective Prompt Payment is in soft ground, so it was a pity that it has dried out so much.
“We were mystified as to why she ran so badly in the Lancashire Oaks at Haydock, but she showed that form to be all wrong here and now we will wait for some ground.
“She could go for a conditions race at Newmarket in a couple of weeks time, but the Park Hill at Doncaster is the main aim. Hopefully, the rains will have returned come September.”
SECOND RACE VODAFONE THOROUGHBRED STAKES
Jimmy Fortune (Hurricane Alan) and Pat Eddery (Excelsius) might have been complaining of bad luck in running, but Johnny Murtagh, who rode the winner, Court Masterpiece, was all smiles afterwards, having enjoyed “a dream ride”.
Murtagh said:”We were always travelling and when I moved him out and popped the question it was all over. He was really up for it today and he loved going round a turn. Ed (Dunlop) will have to kiss goodbye to handicaps after that.”
“Not before time,” declared Ed Dunlop after he had opened his account for this week’s Glorious Goodwood with a stylish success from Court Masterpiece.
Dunlop said:”We have had a quiet month and it all started at Newmarket’s July meeting, where a couple of our horses ran disappointingly.
“We had them all vaccinated and gave them a break, and, while a few have run below par here earlier in the week, it’s great to have just one winner at this very special meeting.”
Court Masterpiece had finished out of the money in the Bunbury Cup at Newmarket, and Dunlop reflected:”I should not have run there as the ground was too firm.
“He has run in three top handicaps this season and ran a cracker to be beaten only two necks by New Seeker in the Britannia at Royal Ascot, but now we will have to look for black type races.
“I won’t be over campaigning him this year and we’ve always considered that he will make an even better four year old.”
SECOND WINNER JOHNNY MURTAGH
Johnny Murtagh rode his second Glorious Goodwood winner when Court Masterpiece won the second race, the Listed Vodafone Thoroughbred Stakes.
The Irish jockey told the BBC: “I got here and went for a big of a jog and then had a massage but did not manage the last pound (He put up a pound overweight).
“I was riding a nice horse and he won quite well. For my jog, I had on bottoms, then a sweat suit and then a track suit and a hat.
“The race riding is brilliant - it is the getting here which is the hardest part of it - that is constant every day and it is hard.
“I wake up 9st 1lb every morning and that is not eating a lot (he has to lose 4lb or 5lb every day).
“People see the good side - the winning of the race - but a lot of hard work goes into it. People say you get well paid but there is a lot of effort required.”
PLACED QUOTES RACE TWO
VODAFONE THOROUGHBRED STAKES
“SHOULD HAVE WON A MINUTE”
“He has run very well but he should have won a minute,” declared Richard Hannon after Hurricane Alan, taking part for the second time at the meeting, had beaten all but Court Masterpiece in the Listed Vodafone Thoroughbred Stakes.
“He has had to come right across the course from right to left and he has only just been beaten, but that’s the way it goes sometimes,” the trainer added.
John Dunlop was very pleased with the effort by third home 50-1 shot Excelsius, though he was at pains to point out that the horse is a colt and NOT a gelding as described in the racecard.
“He has run very well and Pat gave him a great ride. It is frustrating that both our runners so far have done well but not well enough,” he said.
JOCKEYS ON THE GROUND
Darryll Holland: “it is a bit faster than good.”
Michael Hills: “it is perfect.”
John Egan; “good, fast ground”
Eddie Ahern: “good to firm”
WINNING QUOTES RACE THREE
VODAFONE NASSAU STAKES
RUSSIAN RHYTHM COMPLETES HAT TRICK
Russian Rhythm completed her Group 1 hat trick when, racing over a mile and a quarter for the first time, she produced a whirlwind finish to snatch the Vodafone Nassau Stakes by a neck from French challenger Ana Marie in a time only just outside the track record.
But for all the merit of her display, her trainer Sir Michael Stoute is not yet inclined to pitch her in against the colts at least at the moment and his first post race reaction was to put up the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Santa Anita in October as the next big target. This would rule out the Juddmonte International at York.
Russian Rhythm, who was wearing a crossed noseband and a small bandage on the joint of her off hind leg, looked to have something to do two furlongs out as Ana Marie was taking on Hi Dubai for the lead and she was in danger of not getting a clear run.
“She lost her momentum when she had to switch out to her left,” said her trainer afterwards. “We were worried about running her on ground that might be too soft for her, and I think that where she was on the inside it was very compacted. But once she got out she really put her head down and ran; she is a very brave filly.
“I had talked about the possibility of running her in the Sussex Stakes after she had won the Coronation, but that was a spur of the moment suggestion and when we talked about things later on we decided that this was the race to go for.”
Sir Michael was also very pleased with the display by stablemate Zee Zee Top, who finished third, calling her another “very brave filly”, who might move up on trip after this.
He and the Aga Khan will discuss whether Kalaman, who missed Wednesday’s Sussex Stakes because of the soft ground, will run in the Prix Jacques le Marois or the Juddmonte International. There are no immediate plans for Derby winner and King George third Kris Kin.
Winning jockey Kieren Fallon, who consolidated his lead at the top of the Betdaq Trophy for leading rider at Glorious Goodwood with this fifth success, said: “Russian Rhythm never knows when she is beaten and the sun came out and helped with the ground.
“This was a great performance over an extra two furlongs and she has a big heart and is very game.”
THIRD RACE VODAFONE NASSAU STAKES (Group 1)
ANA ALMOST STEALS IT
Philippe Demercastel, trainer of runner up Ana Marie, was lavish in his praise of Richard Hughes, who gave Kieren Fallon and Russian Rhythm the fright of their lives.
Demercastel said:”Ana Marie was second in the Prix Vermeille last year and is a very good filly, and Richard very nearly stole it.
“He told me that he saw Kieren Fallon hemmed in on the rails on the favourite, so rather than wait longer as we originally planned he kicked and pinched four lengths. He knew that Russian Rhythm would have to be very good to make up that sort of deficit, and the ploy almost worked.
“But Russian Rhythm is a 1,000 Guineas winner, and it was no disgrace to be beaten by her. Now we will probably have a crack at the Prix l’Opera at Longchamp’s Arc meeting.
“It was certainly worth a shot, and I am glad we came. We brought The Wonder for the Sussex Stakes many years ago, but Ana Marie has run much better and we have been well looked after at what is one of the most beautiful courses in the world.”
Frankie Dettori, who rode fourth placed Hi Dubai, said:”She was fifth in the Oaks, but this is definitely her right trip. She has run well, but I have no excuses.”
FOURTH RACE VODAFONE STEWARDS CUP
CHARLTON LANDS SECOND VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP
“Mission accomplished,” declared trainer Roger Charlton after Patavellian had bolted up to give his Beckhampton stable their second success in the race in four years, following Harmonic Way’s equally facile triumph in 1999.
Charlton said:”I was very bullish beforehand, and, for once, the race has gone to script.
“He has always worked better than a 90 horse at home, and we were very confident. He regularly gallops with his brother Avonbridge, who is rated 119, so we always felt that we had a few pounds in hand.
“Ironically, he is bred to stay, coming from the same family as Park Hill winner Casey, and he ran well over a mile and a quarter when trained by Willie Muir.
“But when he came to us his early runs were disappointing, so I decided to put a pair of blinkers on, drop him back in trip and let him bowl. And it has worked a treat.
“We won the Bunbury Cup and I did not want to get greedy, but I knew that he hadn’t run his race in the Wokingham at Royal Ascot, where the ground was a bit firm and I had left him underdone.
“Being home−bred by John Deer, and we’ve also got his half brother and half sister, it is now important to try and win a Listed or Group 3 race, and that will be the route we take, though we probably won’t have much choice as the handicapper will doubtless hit us hard after that.
“Looking back I suppose he is unlucky not to have won seven in a row, but I am certainly not complaining. Mike Cattermole made the draw for us, just as he had done with Harmonic Way, and we had the same arrangement. So he’ll be getting another case of champagne.”
STEVE DROWNE - THE WINNING JOCKEY
Steve Drowne, the winning jockey on Patavellian in the £100,000 Vodafone Stewards’ Cup, told BBC viewers: “Patavellian has done it very well.
“I thought that perhaps we had the odd pound in hand but I didn’t expect to win a competitive Vodafone Stewards’ Cup as well as he did.
“He enables you to get the perfect position - he has helped me out and run to the line. We thought after the Bunbury Cup that he was a sprinter.
“He is a horse who has got himself handicapped by accident almost - we couldn’t find the key to him. I probably gave him a better ride over a mile and a quarter two years ago than I did today!
“He is a fabulous horse and has done it so well. I was pulling him up before the line.”
Patavellian’s winning margin of three and a half lengths was the most decisive since Madraco won the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup by four lengths in 1987. Today’s margin was the second highest since 1947.
Bookmakers did not enjoy the success of Patavellian in the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup. Balthazar Fabricius, Ladbrokes’ spokesman, said: “Patavellian’s emphatic win in the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup was the icing on the cake for punters
“This has been the worst Glorious Goodwood in memory with more favourites than ever turning the bookmakers over. It has truly been a bloody affair for bookmakers and truly glorious Goodwood for punters.”
Neal Wilkins for Victor Chandler echoed the sentiments. He sad: “This has been another disastrous day for the industry with the success of the very heavily backed Russian Rhythm in the Vodafone Nassau Stakes and the gamble landed by Patavellian in the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup.”
PLACED QUOTES RACE FOUR
VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP
“WE CAME UP ÁGAINST A GOOD HORSE”
“He has run very well, but has come up against a really good horse,” said Dandy Nicholls after 7-2 favourite Fire Up The Band had gone down to Patavellian in the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup.
Such sentiments were endorsed by the trainer’s jockey son Adrian, who rode the runner-up and said: “he took too long to get going, and by the time he did so the winner had flown; the winner is clearly a very good horse.”
Neville Callaghan, trainer of third home Colonel Cotton, was delighted with the way in which his horse ran. “He has run very well and is a good horse with plenty of ability,” he said.
“Maybe softer ground would have helped, but I am not sure that it would have made that much difference, as the winner looks like a Group horse.
“He will be entered for the Portland and the Ayr Gold Cup, and one of these days he will win one of those big sprint handicaps.”
Colonel Cotton’s owner- breeder, QC Jeremy Gompertz, was greeted with the words “that must be better than being in court,” from his Somerset neighbour Bob McCreery, and was not inclined to dispute the point.
Colonel Cotton has sometimes been accused of not putting his best into a finish, but he certainly stuck to his guns here, encouraging Gompertz to say forcefully: “he is thoroughly genuine and has really run on for third; if he had not done so he would have been fifth or sixth, and with the winner out of the way he would have been beaten only a neck !”
FOURTH RACE VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP
MORE PLACED QUOTES
“IF ONLY,” REFLECTS FANSHAWE
James Fanshawe, rued the “luck of the draw” after Frizzante had run out of her skin to finish fourth from the unfavoured three draw, finishing clear of the group that raced on the stands’ side.
He said:”Frizzante has run an absolute cracker, and had we been drawn on the far side we would surely have been even closer.
“But I can’t complain, because we were lucky with the draw with Macadamia in the Hunt Cup at Ascot, so it’s a case of taking the rough with the smooth.
“Frizzante is a good filly, and we came here for the good ground.”
WINNING QUOTES RACE FIVE
VODAFONE RACEGOERS CLUB HANDICAP
ONE FOR THE BOOKIES -- AT LAST !!
The bookmakers, who have spent most of the last four days complaining that punters have backed too many winners, got a result beyond their wildest dreams when 50-1 Alrafid took the Vodafone Racegoers Club Handicap from the 33-1 shot Trousers, paying more than 100-1 on the Tote with an exacta of 40 times that.
But in spite of the SP, it was not a total shock to connections as former trainer David Wilson, representing Gary Moore, reported that Alfarid “has been working well recently and Gary has always thought a bit of him. He was entered in races like the Lincoln and the Royal Hunt Cup, though he did not make the cut at Ascot, which shows that Gary has some opinion about him.
“The trouble is that he has had his problems over the years, including a bone problem last year, and his owners, the Gillespie brothers from Scotland, have been very patient with him.
“Hopefully this will keep them happy and show that all their patience has been worth while.
“We thought he had no chance from his draw (of 3 in a field of 19) but he got the splits when he needed them and has confirmed what we always thought of him. He has never lacked ability, but he has just had this succession of problems.”
SIXTH RACE VODAFONE NURSERY
FALLON MAKES IT SIX
Kieren Fallon made it six wins for the meeting and put the rubber stamp on another Glorious Goodwood jockeys’ crown, the Betdaq Trophy, when producing Happy Crusader with a perfectly timed challenge to reel in trailblazing Dubaian Duel in the shadow of the post.
Winning trainer Paul Cole said:”From the three draw, Kieren had no option but to sit and wait, knowing that he would get his shot.
“When you are drawn wide it is no good chasing your horse along early on, and he rode a lovely race.
“I honestly thought he would win today. He ran well enough first time at York, but then we stepped him up to six furlongs and he started odds on at Nottingham, only to stop as if shot after four and a half.
“That took us back to square one, but he ran well over seven at Warwick and we decided to wait for nurseries. He has plenty of speed, but, being out of Barathea mare, I was always confident that he would stay.”
Happy Crusader runs for the Team Havana syndicate, whose spokesman, bloodstock agent Andy Smith said:”Our horses are on a roll. We’ve had a lot of fun with Venables and it looks as if we’ve got another nice horse in this fellow.”
WINNING QUOTES RACE SEVEN
VODAFONE RATED STAKES
ANOTHER RESULT FOR THE RING
The bookmakers’ worm may have taken his time about it, but it finally turned with a vengeance in two of the meeting’s last three races as, following the 50-1 success of Alrafid, Obe One went in at the same long odds in the final race of the fixture, the Vodafone Rated Handicap.
“I suppose the fact that he was drawn one will have put people off a bit,” said his trainer Alan Berry, and it certainly didn’t look as if it was going to be a help, but he didn’t know he was at that big a price.
“Funnily enough he often seems to run well when he seems to have no chance, he ran very well at a big price at Ascot,” the trainer went on.
Although the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup produced a clear bias in favour of those drawn high, this did not apply here, though the field was smaller -- 15 as opposed to 29 .
The first two home came from stalls 1 and 2, and only Ikan, who finished third, reached the frame from a double figure draw.
GOING NEWS AT 10 AM
Following a dry night there has been no significant rain at the course since 9pm on Tuesday the going for the fifth day of the meeting is
GOOD, GOOD TO FIRM in places on the Round Course
“The forecast is for the weather to remain dry and sunny for the remainder of the day,” said clerk of the course Seamus Buckley, who expressed his delight on how the track had stood up to five days of racing.
Buckley confirmed that the rail has been moved on the top bend to allow fresh ground for today’s Group 1 race, the Vodafone Nassau Stakes.
If the morning business is an accurate guide, Patavellian will go off as favourite for the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (3.40). Although in most lists he was only second best overnight behind Fire Up The Band, he has been so well supported in the offices that he has taken over pole position. With Ladbrokes he has come in from 5-1 to 4-1, while Fire Up The Band remains a 9-2 chance, and with Victor Chandler he is down to 7-2 from 4-1.
But he is not, inevitably, the only one of the 29 runners to have attracted support. Fayr Jag has been popular with Chandlers and Ladbrokes (12-1 to 9-1) and Paddy Power (11-1 to 8-1), Mutawaqed has come in from 10-1 to 9-1 with Chandler and to the same price from 11-1 with Powers, and those two firms have trimmed Loyal Tycoon from 25-1 to 16-1 and from 22-1 to 14-1 respectively.
Betdaq have been doing business over some outsiders, with Pic Up Sticks in from 96.0 to 45.0, Compton Dragon from 120.0 to 80.0 and My American Beauty from 136.0 to 78.0.
Russian Rhythm will start at a very short price to take the Group 1 Vodafone Nassau Stakes (3.05), and she has come in from 2.13 to 1.90 with Betdaq, but there is some opposition to her, as Ana Marie has been trimmed from 25-1 to 14-1 by Powers, who report no interest in Macadamia as she wanders out from 13-2 to 15-2.
Betdaq report good vibes for Flying Wanda (4.5 to 3.4) in the opening Vodafone EBF Fillies’ Stakes (2.0) and Blazing Thunder (9.0 to 8.5) in the Listed Vodafone Thoroughbred Stakes (2.30). In the Vodafone Racegoers Club Handicap (4.15) Betdaq have seen Guilded Flyer advance from 5.0 to 3.9, and there has been considerable interest with the same firm in Happy Crusader, who has come in from 11.5 to 9.2 in the Vodafone Nursery (4.50).
Go Polar has caught the eye of Powers’ punters in the last race of the meeting, the Vodafone Rated Stakes (5.25) and has come in from 9-1 to 7-1, while Betdaq report that Domirati (5.6 to 4.7) is their best backed horse of the day.
FIRST RACE RESULT
2.00pm VODAFONE EBF FILLIES’ STAKES
Class A, Listed Race, £35,000 Total Prize Fund, for 3yo+ which are EBF eligible and which have not won a Group 1 or Group 2 Pattern race after September 1, 2002, 1m 6f. Weights: 3yo 8st 6lb; 4yo+ 9st 5lb.Penalties, after September 1, 2002, a winner of a Listed race 3lb; of a Group Three race 5lb (races won at 2yo not to count for penalties). Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 13lb.Penalty Values: 1st: £20,300; 2nd: £7,700; 3rd: £3,850; 4th: £1,750; 5th: £875; 6th: £525
1) MOMENTS OF JOY (Matthews Breeding & Racing) Rae Guest 3-8-06 Seb Sanders  15/2
2) DISCREET BRIEF (Sonia Rogers) John Dunlop 3-8-06 Pat Eddery  3/1
3) PROMPT PAYMENT (Chris van Hoorn) James Fanshawe 5-9-05 Oscar Urbina  11/1
4) FLYING WANDA (Sir Robert Ogden) Jeremy Noseda 3-8-06 Darryll Holland  11/4 Fav
5) IMOYA (Fieldspring Racing) Brian Meehan 4-9-05 Jimmy Fortune 
6) ALLERGY (The Queen) Roger Charlton 3-8-06 Steve Drowne 
7) APPROACH (Faisal Salman) Sir Mark Prescott 3-8-09 George Duffield 
8) HECUBA (Khalid Abdulla) Barry Hills 3-8-07 (1lb ow) Richard Hughes 
9) APRIL STOCK (Mrs M Fairbairn, Eric Gadsden) Gerard Butler t8-9-05 Eddie Ahern 
10) EUROLIS (John Peters) Terry Clement 4-9-05 Tom McLaughlin 
10 ran Non-Runner: Treble Heights (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 3m 02.77s
Distances: 3/4, 1 1/2, 1, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 3 1/2, 7, dist
Breeder: Matthews Breeding & Racing Ltd Breeding: b f Darshaan - My Emma (Marju (IRE))
Tote Win: £8.20 Places: £2.10; £1.10; £2.70 Exacta: £31.10
Winning Trainer: Name Guest, Rae Wins in 2002: 21 Major Wins: Prix Vermeille (1996 My Emma), Yorkshire Oaks (1997 My Emma), Molecomb Stakes (1992 Milliyant), Vodafone EBF Fillies’ Stakes (2003 Moments Of Joy) Horses in Training (2003): 47 Total Goodwood Wins: 3 (2 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 11
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), Oak Tree Stakes (2002 Desert Alchemy), Victor Chandler Palace House Stakes (2003 Needwood Blade) First Goodwood win: Hi-Aud (Jacob’s Bakery Nursery, September 30, 1994) Goodwood winners: 27 (7 at July Meeting) Wins (1991-2002): 2,10,4,23,61,97,105,82,90,80,83,123 Wins this season: 56
SECOND RACE RESULT
2.30pm VODAFONE THOROUGHBRED STAKES
Class A, Listed Race, £35,000 Total Prize Fund, for 3yo which have not won a Group 1 or Group 2 Pattern race, 1m. Weights: colts & geldings 8st 12lb; fillies 8st 7lb. Penalties, in 2003, a winner of a Listed race 4lb; of a Group Three race 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £20,300; 2nd: £7,700; 3rd: £3,850; 4th: £1,750; 5th: £875; 6th: £525
1) COURT MASTERPIECE (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-8-13 (1lb ow) Johnny Murtagh  5/1
2) HURRICANE ALAN (Mrs D M Wright) Richard Hannon 3-9-05 Jimmy Fortune  100/30 Jt Fav
3) EXCELSIUS (V Schirone) John Dunlop 3-8-12 Pat Eddery  50/1
4) BABODANA (M P Bowring) Mark Tompkins 3-8-12 George Duffield 
5 LAIDLOW (Sir Evelyn de Rothschild) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-12 Kieren Fallon  100/30JF
6) COMMISSION (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing VI) Gerard Butler t3-8-12 Eddie Ahern 
7) GIOCOSO (W Devine & P Morgan) Bryn Palling 3-8-12 John Egan 
8) AL TURF (Fieldspring Racing) Richard Hannon v1 3-8-12 Michael Hills 
9 OUR TEDDY (The Beare Family) George Margarson 3-8-12 Martin Dwyer 
10) ALWAYS ESTEEMED (Mollers Racing) Geoff Wragg 3-8-12 Darryll Holland 
11) ROYAL DIGNITARY (Sheikh Mohammed) David Loder 3-9-02 Frankie Dettori 
12) BLAZING THUNDER (Khalid Abdulla) John Gosden 3-8-12 Richard Hughes 
Time: 1m 38.38s
Distances: 1, nk, 3/4, 1 3/4, 1 1/4, nk, 2 1/2, 3, 1 1/4, nk, 4
Breeder: Gainsborough Stud Management Ltd
Breeding: b c Polish Precedent (USA) - Easy Option (IRE) (Prince Sabo)
Tote Win: £6.10 Places: £2.00; £1.80; £6.60 Exacta: £28.00
Winning trainer:-Name: Dunlop, Edward Alexander Leeper Date of birth:20/10/68.Date of first licence:October 1994, taking over from the late Alex Scott. First winner: Lynton Lad (Yarmouth 19/10/1994) Wins in a season (1994 (Part season only)-2002:1:17:22:27:35:67:53:74: 32 Horses in training (1995-2003):69:63:84:108:105:131:128:154:141 Major wins include: French 1,000 Guineas (1996 Ta Rib), Topkapi Kosusu (1996 Cadeaux Tryst), Beeswing Stakes (1996 Iktamal), Ladbroke Bunbury Cup (1995 Cadeaux Tryst), Irish Oaks (2001 Lailani), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2001 Lailani), Flower Bowl Invitational (2001 Lailani), Wokingham Handicap (1999 Deep Space); Royal Hunt Cup (2001 Surprise Encounter) First Goodwood winner: Marguerite Bay (Finnboard Maiden Stakes, May 24, 1995) Total Goodwood wins: 24 (6 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 31
Winning jockey:-Name: Murtagh, John Patrick Based: Moattown, Kildalkey, Co Meath Born: May 14, 1970 British Classic Wins (3): Vodafone Derby (2000 Sinndar, 2002 High Chaparral), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar) Big Race Wins include: Breeders’ Cup Mile (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Coronation Stakes (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (2000 Sinndar), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2003 Alamshar), Prix du Moulin (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Yorkshire Oaks (1996 Key Change, 2000 Petrushka), Beverley D Stakes (1996 Timarida), Irish Champion Stakes (1996 Timarida), Irish Oaks (1997 Ebadiyla, 1998 Winona, 2000 Petrushka), Ascot Gold Cup (1999 Enzeli, 2001 & 2002 Royal Rebel); National Stakes (1993 Manntari, 1999 Sinndar), Moyglare Stud Stakes (1998 Edabiya), Irish Derby (2000 Sinndar, 2003 Alamshar), Grosser Dallmayr-Preis (2000 Greek Dance), Doncaster Cup (2000 Enzeli), Prix Niel (2000 Sinndar), Prix de l’Abbaye (2000 Namid), Prix de l’Opera (2000 Petrushka), Dubai Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2001 Black Minnaloushe), Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial (2000 Sinndar, 2003 Alamshar) Other details: Champion Irish apprentice in 1989, champion jockey in Ireland 1995 and 1998, has also been champion in Dubai, first jockey to John Oxx First Goodwood Winner: No Excuse Needed (Champagne Victor Vintage Stakes, August 2, 2000) Total Goodwood Wins: 2 (2 at July Meeting)
THIRD RACE RESULT
3.05pm VODAFONE NASSAU STAKES
Class A, Group One, £200,000 Total Prize Fund, for 3yo+ fillies & mares, 1m 1f 192yds.Weights: 3yo 8st 6lb; 4yo+ 9st 1lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 9lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £116,000; 2nd: £44,000; 3rd: £22,000; 4th: £10,000; 5th: £5,000; 6th: £3,000
1) RUSSIAN RHYTHM (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-06 Kieren Fallon  4/5 Fav
2) ANA MARIE (Ecurie Bader) Phillippe Demercaste FR 4-9-01 Richard Hughes  14/1
3) ZEE ZEE TOP (Helena Springfield Ltd) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-01 Johnny Murtagh  11/1
4) HI DUBAI (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 3-8-06 Frankie Dettori 
5) MACADAMIA (Lord Vestey) James Fanshawe 4-9-01 Dane O'Neill 
6) CASSIS (Sanford Robertson) Jeremy Noseda 3-8-06 Pat Eddery 
7) PLACE ROUGE (William Farish III) John Gosden 4-9-01 Jimmy Fortune 
8) GEMINIANI (Bunny & Nick Roberts) Barry Hills 3-8-06 Michael Hills 
Time: 2m 04.80s
Distances: nk, 5, nk, 2 1/2, 4, 1 3/4, 14
Breeder: Cheveley Park Stud Breeding: ch f Kingmambo (USA) - Balistroika (USA) (Nijinsky (CAN))
Tote Win: £1.80 Places: £1.20; £3.30; £2.20 Exacta: £20.20
Winning trainer:-Name: Stoute, Sir Michael Ronald Date of birth:22/10/45 Date of first licence: 1972 Previous Occupation: Served with Pat Rohan, Doug Smith and Tom Jones. Classic wins: (12) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1989 Musical Bliss, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1985 Shadeed, 1988 Doyoun, 1997 Entrepreneur, 2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Vodafone Derby (1981 Shergar, 1986 Shahrastani, 2003 Kris Kin), Vodafone Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1987 Unite) Other big race wins: Irish 2,000 Guineas (1989 Shaadi), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1986 Sonic Lady), Irish Derby (1983 Shareef Dancer, 1986 Sharatani), Irish Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia, 1986 Colorspin, 1987 Unite, 1988 Melodist, 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka), Italian Oaks (1988 Melodist, 1986 Ivor’s Image), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1992 Saddler’s Hall, 1993 Opera House, 1997 Singspiel, 2000 Daliapour), Dubai World Cup (Singspiel 1997), Coral-Eclipse (1993 Opera House; 1994 Ezzoud;1997 Pilsudski, 2001 Medicean), Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 1997 Pilsudski), Sussex Stakes (1986 Sonic Lady; 1989 Zilzal; 1998 Among Men), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1985 Shadeed; 1987 Milligram; 1989 Zilzal), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1981 Shergar; 1993 Opera House, 2002 Golan), Juddmonte International Stakes (1993 & 1994 Ezzoud; 1997 Singspiel), Yorkshire Oaks (1978 Fair Salinia; 1985 Sally Brown; 1986 Untold; 1990 Hellenic; 1995 Pure Grain, 2000 Petrushka, 2002 Islington), July Cup (1981 Marwell; 1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1986 Green Desert; 1987 Ajdal), Fillies’ Mile (1985 Untold), Cheveley Park Stakes (1980 Marwell; 1994 Gay Gallanta; 2000 Regal Rose), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Grosser Dallmayr-Preis (2000 Greek Dance), Celebration Mile (2000 Medicean), Prix de l’Opera (2000 Petrushka), Dubai Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Dante Stakes (2001 Dilshaan), JP Morgan Private Bank Goodwood Cup (1975 Girandole), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (1977 Temple First, 1984 Optimistic Lass, 1990 Kartajana, 1994 Hawajiss, 2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Lowther Stakes (2002 Russian Rhythm) Wins in a season (1984-2002):96:120:76:105:99:116:78:83:74:65:109:73:73:84:79:81:91:75: 104 Horses in training (1985-2003):145:142:142:170:186:191:n\a:171:147:157 :159:159:162:162:173:190:185:181:190 Wins this season: 69 First Goodwood winner: Alphadamus (July 31, 1973 - Stewards’ Cup) Total Goodwood Wins: 109 (54 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003) Other details: Champion trainer in Britain 6 times (1981,1986,1989,1994,1997, 2000) Trains at Freemason Lodge, Newmarket
Winning jockey:-Name: Fallon, Kieren Francis. Born: County Clare, Ireland, 22/2/65 Apprenticeship: 1983 Kevin Prendergast First winner: Piccadily Lord (Navan, June 18, 1984) Wins (1988-2002): 31,28,39,29,45,60,47,91,136,202*,204*,202*,149, 166*, 149* *Champion jockey Classic wins: (9) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma), Vodafone Derby (1999 Oath, 2003 Kris Kin) Other major wins include: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2002 Golan), Sussex Stakes (1997 Ali-Royal); Cherry Hinton Stakes (1996 Dazzle), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Ribblesdale Stakes (1997 Yashmak), Cheveley Park Stakes (1997 Embassy), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Yorkshire Oaks (1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruma, 2002 Islington), Gimcrack Stakes (1994 Chilly Billy, 1998 Josr Algharoud); Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (1999 Craigsteel); Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva); Irish Oaks (1999 Ramruma); Budweiser International Stakes (1999 Great Dane); Vodafone Coronation Cup (2000 Daliapour, 2002 Boreal), Jockey Club Stakes (2000 Blueprint), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean), Masai Mile (2001 Nicobar), Dee Stakes (2001 Dr Greenfield), Dante Stakes (2001 Dilshaan), Macau Jockey Club Craven Stakes (2002 King Of Happiness), Gerrard Investment Management Richmond Stakes (1997 Daggers Drawn, 2002 Elusive City), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Lowther Stakes (2002 Russian Rhythm), Diadem Stakes (2002 Crystal Castle), July Stakes (2003Nevisian Lad) Wins This Season: 152 First Goodwood winner: Aughfad (Grant Thornton Handicap, October 5, 1990) First Goodwood winner: Aughfad (Grant Thornton Handicap, October 5, 1990) Goodwood wins: 58 (27 at July Meeting -5th success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
FOURTH RACE RESULT
3.40pm VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP
Class B, Showcase Handicap, £100,000 Total Prize Fund, for 3yo+, 6f. Highest weight not less than 9st 10lb, minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after June 28, a winner of a Class C race 3lb; of 2 such races or nof a Class B race 5lb; of a combination of 3 Class C or B races, or of a Class A race 7lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 4lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £58,000; 2nd: £22,000; 3rd: £11,000; 4th: £5,000; 5th: £2,500; 6th: £1,500
1) PATAVELLIAN (John Deer) Roger Charlton b5-8-11 Steve Drowne  4/1
2) FIRE UP THE BAND (P Crane, A Barker & S Short) David Nicholls 4-9-02 Adrian Nicholls  7/2 Fav
3) COLONEL COTTON (Jeremy Gompertz) Neville Callaghan v4-7-12 Dominic Fox (5)  16/1
4) FRIZZANTE (Jan Hopper & Elizabeth Gundry) James Fanshawe 4-8-06 Oscar Urbina  33/1
5) ONLYTIME WILL TELL (J Hair & D Faulkner) David Nicholls 5-8-12 Frankie Dettori 
6) SIMIANNA (The Monkey Partnership) Alan Berry 4-8-04 Frannie Norton 
7) MUTAWAQED (East Wind Racing Ltd) Mikael Magnusson t5-8-02 Eddie Ahern 
8) FAYR JAG (Jonathan Gill) Tim Easterby 4-9-10 Jimmy Fortune 
9) IDLE POWER (The Idle B’s) Jim Boyle p5-7-13 Robert Miles (5) 
10) GOOD GIRL (Peter Bourke) Tim Easterby e/s 4-8-06 Seb Sanders 
11) BUDELLI (Mrs C Roper) Mick Channon 6-8-04 Chris Catlin 
12) VANDERLIN (R & E H Investments Ltd) Andrew Balding v4-9-01 Liam Keniry (3) 
13) MY AMERICAN BEAUTY (Mrs Valerie Gorvin) Tim Easterby e/s 5-8-04 John Egan 
14) LOYAL TYCOON (Michael & Mandy Hall) David Nicholls 5-8-07 Pat Dobbs 
15) BOND BECKS (Reg Bond) Bryan Smart 3-8-11 Robert Winston 
16) BANJO BAY (Mrs C P Lees-Jones) James Given 5-8-05 Michael Fenton 
17) ABBAJABBA (North Cheshire Trading & Storage Ltd) Chris Fairhurst 7-8-05 Pat Eddery 
18) FUNFAIR WANE (Jean Keegan & David Nicholls) David Nicholls 4-9-07 Alex Greaves 
19) HALMAHERA (J Duddy & Mrs G Quinn) Kevin Ryan 8-8-11 Darryll Holland 
20) PIETER BRUEGHEL (David Faulkner) David Nicholls t4-8-08 Michael Tebbutt 
21) COMPTON DRAGON (Erik Penser) Gerard Butler p4-9-01 Martin Dwyer 
22) MATERIAL WITNESS (M J Caddy) William Muir 6-8-03 Richard Mullen 
23) PIC UP STICKS (A Ball & W Harrison-Allan) Mick Channon 4-8-03 Sam Hitchcott (5) 
24) STEEL BLUE (Country Lane Partnership) Richard Whitaker 3-8-02 George Duffield 
25) PLATEAU (Lucayan Stud) David Nicholls 4-8-07 (1lb ow) Richard Hughes 
26) TOM TUN (Mrs O Tunstall) James Given 8-9-00 Ian Mongan 
27) ENDLESS SUMMER (Margarets Partnership) Kevin Ryan 5-9-02 Kieren Fallon 
28) TRACE CLIP (Goodey & Broughton Thermal Insulation) Willie Musson 5-8-12 Tom McLaughlin 
29) PRINCE CYRANO (Rita Brown & Partner) Willie Musson 4-8-09 Dane O'Neill 
29 ran Non-Runner: Bond Boy (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 1m 10.43s
Distances: 3 1/2, nk, sh, nk, 1, hd, 1 1/4, 3/4, sh, sh, 1/2, nk, sh, nk, 1/2, nk, 1 1/4, 1/2, hd, nk, sh, nk, nk, 1/2, 3/4, 3/4, 2, 7
Breeder: D J & Mrs Deer Breeding: b/br g Machiavellian (USA) - Alessia (Caerleon (USA))
Tote Win: £5.70 Places: £2.00; £2.20; £3.90; £5.60 Exacta: £16.10
Winning trainer:-Name Charlton, Roger John Born: Connah’s Quay, Flintshire, 18/1/50First winner: Deploy (Haydock, April 14, 1990) Date of first licence:1990 Previous Occupation: Amateur rider (three wins including 1969 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase on Pride Of Kentucky), worked for Colin Davies, stockbroker, 1975-77 ran equine swimming pool in Lambourn, 1978-89 assistant to Jeremy Tree Classic win: (1) Vodafone Derby (1990 Quest For Fame) Other major wins include: French Derby (1990 Sanglamore), Prix d’Ispahan (1991 Sanglamore), Dante Stakes (1990 Sanglamore), Lancashire Oaks (1996 Spout), John Porter Stakes (1996 Spout), Prix de l’Opera (1994 Andromaque), Scottish Classic (1995 Baron Ferdinand), Hungerford Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Criterion Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Greenham Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Lingfield Derby Trial (1996 Mystic Knight), Sandown Mile (1997 Wixim), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1998 Tamarisk), Rockfel Stakes (2002 Luvah Girl), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1999 Harmonic Way, 2003 Patavellian), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2001 Harmonic Way), Coventry Stakes (2003 Three Valleys) Wins in a season (1990-2002):37:26:43:47:48:42:52:40:22:30:34:33:56 Number of horses in training (1990-2003):73:73:70: 79:93:109:104:110:96:70:75:84:76:91 Trains at Beckhampton, Marlborough, Wiltshire First Goodwood winner: Kawtuban (Leslie & Godwin Spitfire Stakes, August 3, 1990) Total Goodwood wins: 28 (9 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 33
Winning jockey:-Name: Drowne, Steven Born: December 10, 1971 Based at Hungerford, Berkshire. Stable Jockey to Mick Channon. Previously tutored at the British Racing School, a short period with Chuck Spares, and two years apiece with Richard Holder and Ron Hodges. Riding Weight: 8st 2lb First Winner: Sigwell’s Gold, Chepstow September 15, 1990 Winners (1995 to 2002): 25; 43; 57; 25; 36; 36; 80; 104 Wins This Year: First Goodwood winner: Prince Rooney (Celer Et Audax Stakes, June 4, 1993) Goodwood winners: 18 (2 at July Meeting) Big Race Wins Include: Coventry Stakes (C D Europe 2000); Golden Jubilee Stakes (Harmonic Way 2001); Queen Mary Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Lowther Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Cheveley Park Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Dubai Duty Free Stakes (reg’d as the Fred Darling Stakes) (Queen’s Logic 2002), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2002 Mail The Desert (first win in Ireland), Maurice Lacroix-Trophy (2002 Checkit), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (2002 Patavellian) Wins This Season: 59
FIFTH RACE RESULT
4.15pm VODAFONE RACEGOERS CLUB HANDICAP
Class D, £15,000 added, for 3yo+ rated 0-80, 1m 1f. Minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after July 26, a winner 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 8lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £11,017.50; 2nd: £3,390; 3rd: £1,695; 4th: £827.50
1) ALRAFID (Gillespie Brothers) Gary Moore 4-9-06 Jimmy Fortune  50/1
2) TROUSERS (Andrew Reid) Andrew Reid 4-7-13 (1lb ow) F Norton  33/1
3) PARISIEN STAR (John Hopkins (T/A South Hatch Racing)) Jim Boyle 7-10-00 Johnny Murtagh  6/1
4) VOICE MAIL (Roger Parry) Andrew Balding v4-9-03 Liam Keniry (3)  25/1
5) WISEGUY (Philip Newton) Marcus Tregoning 4-9-11 Martin Dwyer 
6) GUILDED FLYER (The Racing Guild) Stuart Kittow 4-9-09 Michael Fenton  11/4 Fav
7) REBATE (R Gander) Richard Hannon 3-9-02 Pat Dobbs 
8) MAMORE GAP (The South-Western Partnershp II) Richard Hannon 5-9-11 Richard Hughes 
9) TORRID KENTAVR (Bobby Sandhu) Brian Ellison 6-8-11 Kieren Fallon 
10) CHEESE 'N BISCUITS (D T L Limited) Gary Moore 3-8-11 Ian Mongan 
11) STYLE DANCER (Mrs C A Hodgetts) Tim Easterby 9-9-03 Pat Eddery 
12) BOUNDLESS PROSPECT (M Wauchope, Sir Simon Dunning, R Cottam) John Hills v1 4-9-10 Eddie Ahern 
13 THEORIST (Jumeirah Racing) Mark Johnston b1 3-8-12 Darryll Holland 
14) MUYASSIR (J M Quinn) Brooke Sanders 8-9-00 Seb Sanders 
15) CASTAWAY QUEEN (M J Caddy) William Muir 4-8-12 Richard Mullen 
16) SAWWAAH (Fayzad Thoroughbred Limited) David Nicholls 6-10-00 Adrian Nicholls
17) QUINTOTO (P Timmins) Richard Fahey 3-9-04 Dane O'Neill 
17 ran Non-Runner: Gracia (Vet’s Certificate), Vortex (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 1m 55.61s
Distances: 3/4, nk ,nk, 3/4, nk, 1/2, 1, 2, 5, 1 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/2, sh, 3/4, 1, 11
Breeder: Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid al Maktoum
Breeding: ch c Halling (USA) - Ginger Tree (USA) (Dayjur (USA))
Tote Win: £110.80 Places: £15.70; £7.70; £1.60; £3.40 Exacta: £4049.40
Winning trainer:-Name: Moore, Gary Date of Birth:7/8/56; Date of first licence:1993; Previous occupation: National Hunt jockey, rode over 150 winners; Wins in a season (1993-2002): 13:28:37:33:58:51:43:48:29:28 Horses in training (1994-2003):44:62:44:65:60:55:53:46:41:38 Trains at Ingleside, Brighton, East Sussex First Goodwood win: Jondebe Boy (May 24, 1990) Total Goodwood wins: 25 (4 at July Meeting) Wins this season: 21
Winning jockey:-Name: Fortune, James Joseph. Date of birth: 14/6/72 Apprenticeship: With Mike O'Neill. Big wins Include: Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1994 For The Present,1996 Coastal Bluff), Ayr Gold Cup (1989 Joveworth, 1996 Coastal Bluff), Racing Post Trophy (1998 Commander Collins); Sun Chariot Stakes (1999 Lady In Waiting), Lincoln Handicap (2000 John Ferneley, 2001 Nimello), Royal Hunt Cup (2002 Norton), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream) Wins (1988-2002): 8,29,46,32,26,25,56,46,83,78,108,94,93,71,92 Wins this season: 34 Other details: Champion apprentice 1990; Stable jockey to Lynda Ramsden 1997; 1999 retained rider to Robert Sangster First Goodwood win: Fraam (Anne Frances Stevens Memorial Stakes, September 11, 1992) Goodwood winners: 36 (8 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
SIXTH RACE RESULT
4.50pm VODAFONE NURSERY
Class C, £20,000 added, for 2yo which before July 27 have been placed first, second, third or fourth in GB. Minimum weight 7st 12lb, Penalties: after July 26, a winner 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £14,625; 2nd: £4,500; 3rd: £2,250; 4th: £1,125
1) HAPPY CRUSADER (Team Havana) Paul Cole 2-8-06 Kieren Fallon  9/2 Co Fav
2) DUBAIAN DUEL (Dubai Thoroughbred Racing) Andrew Balding 2-8-00 (2lb ow) Martin Dwyer  20/1
3) ALPINE SPECIAL (Les Buckey) Patrick Haslam 2-7-07 Dominic Fox (5)  50/1
4) BILLY ALLEN (The Multi Traders) Richard Hannon 2-9-03 Dane O'Neill 
5) MENFEE (Mohammed Jaber) Ed Dunlop 2-9-06 Jimmy Fortune 
6) LYCA BALLERINA (Letitia Lucas & Bob McCreery) Barry Hills 2-8-00 Frannie Norton  9/2 Co Fav
7) TICKER TAPE (Chris Deuters) Jamie Osborne 2-8-05 Pat Eddery 
8) ORO VERDE (Ian Wright) Richard Hannon 2-9-07 Richard Hughes 
9) ALWAYS FLYING (The Always Trying Partnership) Mark Johnston b1 2-8-00 Adrian Nicholls 
10) TRANQUIL SKY (G Beeby & Lord Marchwood) Neville Callaghan 2-9-03 Steve Drowne  9/2 Co Fav
11) TRULY WONDERFUL (Michael Foy) Mick Channon 3-8-01 Sam Hitchcott (5) 
12) CARLBURG (Clive Brittain) Clive Brittain 2-8-09 Darryll Holland 
13) ANNABEL LEE (Sheikh Mohammed) Mark Johnston 2-7-12 Chris Catlin 
14) POPPYS FOOTPRINT (Kimian Barfly) Kevin Ryan 2-8-05 Robert Winston 
Time: 1m 27.88s
Distances: 1/2, 5, 1/2, hd, 3/4, 3 1/2, nk, 1 1/2, 3/4, 1 3/4, 9, 1 3/4, 1 3/4
Breeder: J Hanly Breeding: b c Cape Cross (IRE) - Les Hurlants (IRE) (Barathea (IRE))
Tote Win: £6.90 Places: £3.00; £3.70; £10.40 Exacta: £140.30
Winning trainer:-Name Cole, Paul Frederick Irvine Date of birth: 11/9/41 Date of first licence: 1968 Previous Occupation: Assistant to Richmond Sturdy & George Todd Classic wins: (2) St Leger (1990 Snurge); Vodafone Derby (1991 Generous) Major wins include: Irish Derby (1991 Generous), Dewhurst Stakes (1990 Generous), Italian Derby (1987 Zaizoom, 1994 Time Star), King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1991 Generous), St Leger (1990 Snurge), Irish Oaks (1990 Knight's Baroness), Italian Oaks (1993 Bright Generation), Queen Mary Stakes (1996 Dance Parade), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (1991 & 1992 Ruby Tiger), Premio Legnano (1993 Ruby Tiger), Coventry Stakes (1991 Dilum), Richmond Stakes (1991 Dilum), Grand Prix de Deauville (1993 Snurge), Irish St Leger (1990 Ibn Bey, 1995 Strategic Choice), Lincoln Handicap (1997 Kuala Lipis, 2000 John Ferneley, 2001 Nimello), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1979 Crimson Beau), Gold Cup (2003 Mr Dinos) Wins in a season (1984-2002):61:54:64:55:43:51:53:73:86:67:69:77:74:60:64:76:51:56:61 Horses in training (1985-2003):84,107,112,120,120 ,117,105,131,136,157,129,140,141,134,118:117:111:114:97 Trainsat Whatcombe, Wantage, Oxfordshire Other details: Champion trainer 1991Wins this season: 31 First Goodwood Winner: Off Games (Goodwood Claiming Stakes, August 3, 1973) Goodwood Winners: 87 (30 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
Winning jockey:-Name: Fallon, Kieren Francis. Born: County Clare, Ireland, 22/2/65 Apprenticeship: 1983 Kevin Prendergast First winner: Piccadily Lord (Navan, June 18, 1984) Wins (1988-2002): 31,28,39,29,45,60,47,91,136,202*,204*,202*,149, 166*, 149* *Champion jockey Classic wins: (9) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma), Vodafone Derby (1999 Oath, 2003 Kris Kin) Other major wins include: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2002 Golan), Sussex Stakes (1997 Ali-Royal); Cherry Hinton Stakes (1996 Dazzle), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Ribblesdale Stakes (1997 Yashmak), Cheveley Park Stakes (1997 Embassy), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Yorkshire Oaks (1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruma, 2002 Islington), Gimcrack Stakes (1994 Chilly Billy, 1998 Josr Algharoud); Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (1999 Craigsteel); Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva); Irish Oaks (1999 Ramruma); Budweiser International Stakes (1999 Great Dane); Vodafone Coronation Cup (2000 Daliapour, 2002 Boreal), Jockey Club Stakes (2000 Blueprint), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean), Masai Mile (2001 Nicobar), Dee Stakes (2001 Dr Greenfield), Dante Stakes (2001 Dilshaan), Macau Jockey Club Craven Stakes (2002 King Of Happiness), Gerrard Investment Management Richmond Stakes (1997 Daggers Drawn, 2002 Elusive City), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Lowther Stakes (2002 Russian Rhythm), Diadem Stakes (2002 Crystal Castle), July Stakes (2003Nevisian Lad) Wins This Season: 153 First Goodwood winner: Aughfad (Grant Thornton Handicap, October 5, 1990) First Goodwood winner: Aughfad (Grant Thornton Handicap, October 5, 1990) Goodwood wins: 59 (28 at July Meeting -6th success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
SEVENTH RACE RESULT
5.25pm VODAFONE RATED HANDICAP
Class C, £15,000 added, for 3yo rated 0-90. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 8st 4lb. Penalties: after July 26, a winner 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £9,175.60; 2nd: £3,480.40; 3rd: £1,740.20; 4th: £791; 5th: £395.50; 6th: £237.30
1) OBE ONE (Comtake-Welding Engineering Specialists) Alan Berry 3-8-07 Frannie Norton  50/1
2) CAPE ROYAL (David Brotherton) Lynda Ramsden 3-8-11 Kieren Fallon  9/2
3) IKAN (Linda Francis) Nick Littmoden 3-8-12 Ian Mongan  5/1
4) MALAPROPISM (Michael Foy) Mick Channon 3-8-04 Sam Hiitchcott (5) 
5) GO POLAR (The Chalfont Partnership) John Cullinan 3-9-02 Pat Dobbs 
6) GLENCOE SOLAS (Eddie Tynan) Sylvester Kirk 3-8-04 John Egan 
7) FLOPPIE DISK (Terry Pears) John Pickering 3-8-04 Chris Catlin 
8) THE LORD (Mrs M S Teversham) Bill Turner 3-9-02 Robert Miles (5) 
9) SHOUTING THE ODDS (Three Gents And A Lady) James Given 3-9-04 Michael Fenton 
10) MINE BEHIND (D Gorton, M Folan, R Crampton) John Best 3-8-00 Dominic Fox (5) 
11) CHICO GUAPO (2nd Carlton Partnership) Jeremy Glover 3-8-09 Robert Winston 
12) SUMMER LIGHTNING (Absolute Solvents Ltd) Ralph Beckett 3-8-08 George Duffield 
13) DOMIRATI (Exors of the late D A Shirley) Roger Charlton 3-8-07 Steve Drowne  5/2 Fav
13 ran Non-Runners: Not So Dusty (Vet’s Certificate), Free Wheelin (Ground)
Distances: nk, 1, 3/4, sh, nk, 1 1/4, nk, 2, hd, sh, sh, 3 1/2
Breeder: R & Mrs Kent Breeding: b g Puissance - Plum Bold (Be My Guest (USA))
Tote Win: £33.60 Places: £5.90; £2.60; £2.50 Exacta: £281.00
Winning trainer:-Name: Berry, Alan Trains at Moss Side Racing Stables, Crimbles Lane, Cockerham, Nr Lancaster. Took over as trainer in 2000 after having worked for a long time for his father, Jack Berry, who retired at end of 1999 season. First Winner: Bedfordshire Handicap (January 3, 2000, Garnock Valley at Southwell (first runner ever)) Horses in training (2000-2003): 102:101: 102:91 Number of wins in a season (2000-2002): 73; 76; 46 First Goodwood win: Rum Destiny (Lavant Nursery, August 2, 2001) Total Goodwood wins: 3 (3 at July Meeting) Wins This Season: 25
Winning jockey:-Name: Norton, Francis Born: July 28, 1970 Big Race Wins Include: Ebor Handicap (1991 Deposki), Cambridgeshire (1999 She’s Our Mare), Britannia Stakes (2000 El Gran Papa, 2001 Analyser) Wins (1991-2002): 37,37,24,11,23,17,22,40,47,77, 82,39 Wins this season: 28 First Goodwood Winner: Peppiatt (Consolation Stewards’ Cup H’cap, September 12, 1998) Total Goodwood wins: 11 (5 at July Meeting)
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