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Saturday, September 11, 2010


LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL 2010
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
LADBROKES ST LEGER DAY, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11


SPINCER DELIGHTED WITH FIRST LADBROKES ST LEGER FESTIVAL



There was a crowd of over 30,000 at Doncaster to witness the Ladbrokes St Leger today.


Mark Spincer, who joined Doncaster Racecourse as Managing Director in June, commented: “I couldn’t have asked for a better first Ladbrokes St Leger Festival in charge at Doncaster.


“There has been a great atmosphere throughout the week and crowd numbers have been up on each of the four days. All those at Doncaster have witnessed some brilliant racing, culminating in a great running of the Ladbrokes St Leger today.


“We saw a very classy big-race winner in Arctic Cosmos and congratulate William Buick on his first Classic success as well as John Gosden on his third Ladbrokes St Leger victory. We are also delighted for part-owner Robin Geffen, whose company Neptune Investment Management sponsored at Doncaster for the first time today.”


LEWIS IS THE ST LEGER BABY

Lewis Leeson receives a lifetime membership to Doncaster Racecourse as the first baby born at Doncaster Royal Infirmary on Ladbrokes St Leger Day, 2010.


Weighing in at 7lb 5oz, Lewis arrived at 3am this morning to proud parents Andrew and Kelly Leeson of Cantley, Doncaster.


The longstanding tradition of the “St Leger Baby” has become an eagerly-anticipated feature of Ladbrokes St Leger Day and all at Doncaster Racecourse are delighted for the happy parents.



THIRD RACE WINNING QUOTES
LADBROKES ST LEGER (GROUP ONE)

ARCTIC ON TOP

William Buick, seen by many as the most exciting young jockey around, enjoyed a first British Group 1 success when giving Arctic Cosmos a ride full of confidence to land the 234th running of the Ladbrokes St Leger.


It was a third win in the final Classic for John Gosden, who trained the colt for his wife Rachel Hood and Robin Geffen.


“The shower just before the race helped and he’s won like a good one,” said Gosden. “We kept our patience and always believed in this horse.


“William just took a pull because he thought he was going too well. He knew it was a big, long straight and he was clever. He did the same on Dar Re Mi when winning on her in Dubai.


“We put blinkers on just to help him focus, if you watch his run at Goodwood he just dropped himself out a bit.


“He’s Breeders’ Cup eligible and we might think about dropping him back to a mile and a half for the Turf at Churchill Downs now. Conduit did both and William thinks he can step back in trip no problem. Beforehand we had been thinking of the Prix Royal Oak but I’m thinking the other way now.


“He’s the most beautiful horse by an unfashionable sire (North Light), who might be more fashionable now - I have a lovely filly by the sire at home as well.


“William’s a very talented young man with great balance. Two great jockeys - Frankie Dettori and another person I won’t name - told me this was the rising star in the weighing room. He’d never ridden for me or even ridden out when he came to me. We need young people like him to come through and William’s been nothing but a delight to work with.


“He’s very level and I told him to keep it steady on the PR front, there is so much celebrity froth about now. He’s just starting out in his career and it’s nice to get this (British) Group 1 monkey off his back. He’s got to build on it now.


“He’s got to hope I have the horses to help him or otherwise he might move on. This fellow was not some Galileo who cost a fortune, I got him out of Book 2 at Tattersalls for 47,000gns and I didn’t have an owner. I have to use my wits a bit to get these horses.


“I always buy one on spec every year and got him the day I worked Raven’s Pass at Lingfield. Nobody wanted him so he ended up in Rachel’s Christmas stocking.”

Paddy Power quote Arctic Cosmos at 10/1 for the Breeders’ Cup Turf after today’s win.


Neptune Investments Management founder Geffen, who bought a share in Arctic Cosmos during the summer, added: “This is just the most fantastic experience and I’ve loved it to bits. John has been so patient with the horse and that has paid off when it matters.


“I’ve a strange feeling that when he saw in the morning paper today that he might be going jumping he thought no thanks! He’ll maybe have to wait a year or two for that now!”

Rachel Hood, Gosden’s wife, added: “I’ve done nothing, it’s all down to my husband and William Buick, who rode a fantastic race. It’s a feeling like nothing in the world to win this.”


Third race - The Ladbrokes St Leger - the winning jockey - William Buick

BUICK CALM AFTER FIRST CLASSIC SUCCESS

Arctic Cosmos gave his 22-year-old rider William Buick a first Classic win in the 234th running of the world’s oldest Classic, the Ladbrokes St Leger, at Doncaster today.


Buick reacted: “It is unbelievable - this is the victory we needed. We have had a good first season together (with trainer John Gosden) and I am really enjoying it.


“We rode Goodwood like a trial with Arctic Cosmos - it wasn’t going to be a be-all, end-all race. He ran well there (third) and came out of the race very well. He didn’t have a hard race there.


“The horse gave me a lot of confidence. Today he had blinkers on and the race panned out perfectly. I think my Dad (ex-jockey Walter) gets more worried than I do.

“I am very fortunate to be in the position I am in. I am riding a lot of nice horses - there are a lot of good jockeys who deserve a chance too.


“I was always going to win except if Nijinsky came from behind!

“Arctic Cosmos showed his true class. At home, we did fancy him and he has proved us right.

“I was very glad the rain came just before the race - it opened up the ground and the going was just on the easy side - this horse would not want it too quick.

“He has got speed and I just felt he was tying up a bit at the end so a mile and a half should be fine

“To be standing in the winner’s enclosure here at Doncaster after winning the Ladbrokes St Leger is special.


“Everything went perfectly in the race - he travelled good today. It was all very straightforward - he showed what a good horse he is today. To win a Classic is what every jockey wants to do and it has been my dream since I came into racing.”


ARCTIC COSMOS (USA) FACTFILE - THE WINNER
b c North Light (IRE) - Fifth Avenue Doll (USA) (Marquetry (USA))
Form: (4)4-(1)3(1)231 Owner: Rachel Hood & Robin Geffen Trainer: John Gosden
Breeder: Sheridan & Iadora Farm Jockey: William Buick

Arctic Cosmos
Arctic Cosmos started his career over a mile on Kempton's Polytrack on October 8, 2009, finishing fourth under Robert Havlin. The North Light colt filled the same berth eight days later over the same trip on good to firm turf at Redcar and was then put away for the winter. Arctic Cosmos returned to action in a nine-furlong Polytrack maiden at Wolverhampton on April 20, when he drew clear for an impressive four-length triumph. Sent to Newbury for his handicap debut over a mile and three furlongs on May 14, the John Gosden-trained three-year-old stayed on to finish third under William Buick, five lengths behind Berling. A return to the Polytrack at Kempton on June 9, in a 12-furlong handicap, brought an easy four and a half-length success for Arctic Cosmos. That run prompted connections to pitch him into the Group Two King Edward VII Stakes over the same trip at Royal Ascot on June 18, and he showed the measure of his progress in finishing just over two lengths second to Monterosso. Arctic Cosmos warmed up for the Ladbrokes St Leger when coming home a length and a half third behind the victorious Rebel Soldier in the Group Three Gordon Stakes at Glorious Goodwood on July 27, a race in which Dandino was a length and a quarter ahead of him in second. The North Light colt was a 47,000 guineas yearling purchase at Tattersalls in October, 2008. His dam, Fifth Avenue Doll, won 10 races in the US. Today he won the Ladbrokes St Leger by a length and three quarters.

Race Record: Starts: 8; Wins: 3; 2nd: 1; 3rd: 2; Win & Place Prize Money: £332,280

Rachel Hood & Robin Geffen
Chairman of Save Historic Newmarket Action Group and a qualified barrister, Rachel Hood is married to trainer John Gosden. She is a strident activist against Lord Derby's plans to build 1,200 new homes at the Hatchfield Farm site on the edge of Newmarket. Hood also serves as vice president of the Racehorse Owners' Association, as a trustee of the Animal Health Trust and as a director of both Racing Enterprises Ltd and the Horsemen's Group. She made the Conservative long-list as a potential candidate to stand as Newmarket's MP at the 2010 general election. She has owned horses for over 20 years, among them this season's Cheshire Oaks winner Gertrude Bell, the Listed St Hugh's Stakes winner Head Over Heels, Deprecator, Gwaihir and Vikings Bay. Robin Geffen, the founder of Neptune Investment Management, bought into Arctic Cosmos after the colt ran second in the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot. He had long been involved in syndicate ownership before paying 280,000 guineas for the Evan Williams-trained Fiulin at Tattersalls in October, 2009, and also owns Listed Coral Marathon Stakes winner King Of Wands, third in the Group Two Lonsdale Cup at York last month. His aim is to buy Flat horses with potential as hurdlers. Born in London in 1957, he went to Rugby public school and graduated with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Keble College, Oxford in 1979. He joined Charterhouse J. Rothschild as a graduate trainee and his career progressed through moves to Eagle Star, York Trust, Scottish Equitable and Orbitex Investments Limited, where he served as Chief Investment Officer from 1997. In 2002, while all around him were setting up hedge funds, Geffen established Neptune Investment Management in Hammersmith, a long-only fund management business. A boutique operation, Neptune employs around 90 people, all of them part-owners in the business, which manages assets of over £5 billion. Neptune focuses exclusively on fund management and offers a range of collective investment schemes principally investing in equities. In 2008 Neptune Investment Management won over 20 industry awards and has continued to pick up accolades. Neptune sponsors the Champagne Stakes at the 2010 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival and is also a major supporter of Jump racing. Geffen, who lives in south west London, is a keen real tennis and racquets player.

Ladbrokes St Leger winner with first runner - 2010 ARCTIC COSMOS

John Gosden
John Gosden was born on March 30, 1951, the son of respected trainer Towser Gosden. After Cambridge University, he worked in land management in Venezuela before returning to Britain to become assistant to Sir Noel Murless from 1974 to 1975 and then Vincent O'Brien from 1976 to 1977. After a brief period assisting Tommy Doyle in California, Gosden set up on his own in the States in 1979 and enjoyed a very successful nine years training on the west coast. He was responsible for saddling Bates Motel to win the Santa Anita, Monmouth, and San Antonio Handicaps and also sent out the Robert Sangster-owned Royal Heroine to take the inaugural Breeders' Cup Mile at Hollywood Park in 1984 - both horses won Eclipse Awards. In 1988 he took out his first licence in Britain at the instigation of Sheikh Mohammed and established himself as a leading trainer on these shores at Newmarket, having his best season in 1992 when he recorded 113 wins. The 1996 St Leger was a seminal moment in the trainer's career as it marked his first English Classic success when the Sheikh Mohammed-owned Shantou collared Dushyantor to win at Doncaster. Gosden gained another success in Britain's oldest Classic 11 years on with Lucarno, who was bred and owned by another of his leading patrons, George Strawbridge. He also trained Sonus to be second behind User Friendly in the 1992 running. The trainer has a particularly notable record in the Investec Derby, filling two of the places in 1995, training Shantou to finish third in 1996 and then having a first success in the Classic courtesy of Benny The Dip in 1997. His other British Classic success was with Lahan in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket in 2000, the first season that he trained at the famous Manton Estate in Wiltshire. He was previously based at Newmarket in Stanley House Stables owned by Sheikh Mohammed and returned to headquarters after the 2005 season and is now settled at Clarehaven Stables on the Bury Road. Other good horses to have been trained by Gosden include the champion sprinter Oasis Dream, Irish Champion Stakes winner Muhtarram, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes victor Observatory, Prix Maurice de Gheest heroine May Ball, Golden Jubilee Stakes scorer Malhub, Coronation Stakes victor Nannina and Challenge Stakes winner Sleeping Indian. In 2008, Gosden saddled 93 winners - Raven's Pass won the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot and the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita, Rainbow View easily won the Group Two May Hill Stakes at Doncaster and Donativum took the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita. Another Breeders' Cup success came in 2009 when Pounced won the Juvenile Turf, while Debussy enjoyed Stateside success in 2010, winning the Arlington Million. Dar Re Mi landed three top-flight wins for Gosden in 2009/10 including the Yorkshire Oaks and the Dubai Sheema Classic. Gosden's list of owners includes Sheikh Mohammed's wife Princess Haya, Hamdan Al Maktoum, Cheveley Park Stud, George Strawbridge, Highclere Thoroughbred Racing and Khalid Abdulla. John is married to Rachel Hood, a barrister and vice-president of the Racehorse Owners' Association. The couple have four children and are passionate about preserving Newmarket as Britain's premier racing centre. Arctic Cosmos today gave him a third Ladbrokes St Leger success.

Ladbrokes St Leger Record: 2010 -1 ARCTIC COSMOS, 2007-1 LUCARNO, 2007-10 Raincoat, 1996-1 SHANTOU, 1993-7 Silverdale, 1993-8 Winged Victory, 1993-9 Azilian, 1992-2 Sonus

William Buick
The 22-year-old William Buick is probably the brightest young talent in British racing at present. He was announced as the new stable jockey to powerful Newmarket handler John Gosden in January and cemented that partnership with a success aboard Lady Lloyd-Webber's Dar Re Mi in the Group One Dubai Sheema Classic in March. Born on July 22, 1988, in Norway, where his father Walter (an eight-time champion in Scandinavia) was a jockey at the time, he had his first ride in August, 2006, and his first success the following month (September 27) when scoring on Bank On Benny at Salisbury. He was apprenticed to trainer Andrew Balding and shared the 2008 apprentices' championship with David Probert, who was attached to the same stable. His first big win came in the 2007 Wokingham Handicap at Royal Ascot on Dark Missile and he landed both the 2008 St Simon Stakes and 2009 Ormonde Stakes on Buccellati. His first top-level success came when winning the Grade One E P Taylor Stakes at Woodbine in Canada in October on the Mick Channon-trained Lahaleeb. He enjoyed further top-flight success across the Atlantic last month when partnering Debussy to victory in the Grade One Arlington Million in Chicago for Gosden. The following day, Buick landed in France and rode the David Simcock-trained Dream Ahead to victory in the Group One Prix Morny at Deauville. Buick won the Apprentice Jockey of the Year award at the Lesters in 2007 and 2008, making him the only rider to receive the accolade twice. He won his Classic, and indeed first British Group One, on Arctic Cosmos today.

Ladbrokes St Leger winner with first ride - 2010 ARCTIC COSMOS


Third race - The Ladbrokes St Leger - more news

SPONSORS THRILLED AS MASSIVE REWILDING GAMBLE GOES ASTRAY

The nationwide gamble on Rewilding went astray and left bookies celebrating a shock winner of the Ladbrokes St Leger.

Frankie Dettori's mount was backed into even money as punters piled into the Godolphin hotpot only to see the horse finish sixth.

Big-race winner Arctic Cosmos drifted to 12/1 as punters overlooked the John Gosden-trained runner.


Ladbrokes spokesman David Williams said: “The gamble on Rewilding was colossal. We put our heads on the block with our standout top price and duly got bowled over with Frankie fans.


“Arctic Cosmos had slipped off many a radar on the day and we were leading the cheers as William Buick brought him back into the winner's enclosure. We've absolutely no complaints whatsoever.”


Third Race Place Quotes
Ladbrokes St Leger (Group One)

STAMINA SAPS SNOW FAIRY AS MIDAS AND CORSICA MAKE THE FRAME

Dual Oaks winner Snow Fairy, successful in mile and half Classics at Espom and the Curragh this season, found the extended mile and six furlongs of the Ladbrokes St Leger a distance too far as she finished fourth under Eddie Ahern, three lengths behind the victorious Arctic Cosmos.


Trainer Ed Dunlop is now considering dropping the filly back to 10 furlongs against her own sex at Longchamp in three weeks.


He said: “She ran a great race and was probably about the last horse to come off the bridle - she just didn’t stay. Two out she was cruising.


“We may go to the Prix de l’Opera at Longchamp on Arc weekend. It means dropping back half a mile in trip but the way she travelled in the race today was fantastic until her stamina ran out.


“All credit to the winner, it was a great performance, but I’m pleased with our filly, she ran a good race.”

Midas Touch, trained by Aidan O’Brien, took second place in the world’s oldest Classic, a length and three quarters behind the winner.


Jockey Colm O’Donoghue commented: “He’s ran a great race and has competed in top-class races all year. He might make a better four-year-old.”

Corsica ran a typically game race in making the running before taking third, a further nose back. The Mark Johnston-trained colt was utilised to set the pace for Godolphin’s Rewilding (6th) but connections were always keen to stress that Joe Fanning’s mount was competing on his own merits, and so it proved.


Deirdre Johnston, assistant trainer to her husband, said: “He ran a fantastic race and just got a perfect ride. He was only just caught for second and Joe initially thought he had hung on.


“We were there on our own merits but to help Godolphin too and it suited everyone.


“We will sit back and discuss the horse’s options and see how he is before making any plans.”


Third race - The Ladbrokes St Leger - the beaten jockeys

SECOND TO TENTH TALK

Colm O'Donoghue, on board the three quarter of a length second Midas Touch, said: “He was very tough and very genuine. He's getting better and better all the time and should make up into a lovely four-year-old."

Joe Fanning, on the third Corsica, said: “He travelled gorgeously. He had every chance at the two-marker but just kept galloping on."

Eddie Ahern, on fourth-placed Snow Fairy, remarked: “She ran a blinder and I thought I was going to win at the two-pole, but she just ran out of petrol.”

Jamie Spencer, on the fifth Joshua Tree, commented: “He ran well and I would be happy with him.”

Frankie Dettori, on sixth-placed Evens favourite Rewilding, said: “I couldn’t bridge the gap early on. I thought I would just wait till I got up the straight and ask him again but he was on his knees. I was never at the races. He ran flat - I was beaten at Rose Hill so he underperformed for whatever reason.”

Paul Hanagan on the seventh Theology, commented: “We went a real nice gallop and mine just stayed on.”

Paul Mulrennan, who partnered the eighth Dandino, said: “The ground was a lot slower down the back than he was used to and he was labouring on it.”

Ryan Moore, rider of the ninth Total Command, declared: “He ran bad. I just don't know why.”

Darryll Holland, the rider of the 10th and last Ted Spread, said: “The ground was not soft enough for him - that is it basically.”


THIRD RACE RESULT - 3.20pm THE LADBROKES ST LEGER
Class 1, Group 1, £500,000 Total Prize Fund. For 3yo entire colts & fillies, 1m 6f 132yds. Weights: colts 9st; fillies 8st 11lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £283,850; 2nd: £107,600; 3rd: £53,850; 4th: £26,850; 5th: £13,450; 6th: £6,750

1) ARCTIC COSMOS (USA) (Rachel Hood & Robin Geffen) John Gosden b1 3-9-00 William Buick [8] 12/1
2) MIDAS TOUCH (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, Denford Stud) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-9-00 Colm O'Donoghue [5] 13/2
3) CORSICA (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-9-00 Joe Fanning [6] 40/1
4) SNOW FAIRY (IRE) (Anamoine Ltd) Ed Dunlop 3-8-11 Eddie Ahern [4] 8/1
5) JOSHUA TREE (IRE) (Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-9-00 Jamie Spencer [2] 9/1
6) REWILDING (Godolphin) Mahmood Al Zarooni 3-9-00 Frankie Dettori [7] Evens Fav
7) THEOLOGY (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Touchstone)) Jeremy Noseda 3-9-00 Paul Hanagan [1] 40/1
8) DANDINO (Elite Racing Club) James Given 3-9-00 Paul Mulrennan [10] 7/1
9) TOTAL COMMAND (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Ryan Moore [9] 40/1
10) TED SPREAD (False Nose ‘n Glasses Partnership) Mark Tompkins 3-9-00 Darryll Holland [3] 33/1

10 ran
Time: 3m 03.12s Distances: 1¾, nse, 1¼, 2¾, ¾, 1½, ½, 22, 6
Breeder: Sheridan & Iadora Farm Breeding: b c North Light (IRE) - Fifth Avenue Doll (USA) (Marquetry (USA))
Tote Win: £15.20 Places: £3.30; £2.20; £7.40 Exacta: £132.10

Winning Trainer:-Name: Gosden, John Harry Martin Born: Hove, 30/3/51 Date of first trainer’s licence (Britain): 1988 (previously a leading trainer in USA, 1980-1988) Trains at Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (previously at Manton and Newmarket) First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 English Classic Wins (5): 1,000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Investec Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), Ladbrokes St Leger (1996 Shantou, 2007 Lucarno, 2010 Arctic Cosmos) Irish Classic Wins (1): Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah) French Classic Wins (2): Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda) Other Big Race Wins Include: Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Lockinge Stakes (1994 Emperor Jones, 2008 Virtual), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nassau Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2008 Raven’s Pass), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Yorkshire Oaks (2009 Dar Re Mi), Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (1991 Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix d’Ispahan (2001 Observatory), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Grosser Preis von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), Matron Stakes (2009 Rainbow View), Pretty Polly Stakes (1994 Del Deya, 2009 Dar Re Mi), Gran Premio del Jockey Club (1996 Shantou), Gran Premio di Milano (1992 Mashaallah, 1997 Shantou), Premio Presidente della Repubblica (1994 Muhtarram), Premio Roma (1993 Knifebox, 1996 Flemensfirth), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Breeders’ Cup Classic (2008 Raven’s Pass), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (2008 Donativum, 2009 Pounced), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1984 Royal Heroine), Clement L Hirsch Turf Championship Stakes (1987 Allez Milord), Philip H Iselin Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Yellow Ribbon Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi) Royal Ascot Wins (25): Chesham Stakes (1990 Chicarica, 1998 Rhapsodist), Jersey Stakes (1991 Satin Flower, 2000 Observatory), Queen’s Vase (1992 Landowner), King George V Handicap (1993 Learmont, 1997 Heritage), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 95 Muhtarram), Britannia Handicap (1996 North Song, 1998 Plan-B), Ascot Stakes (1999 High And Mighty), Norfolk Stakes (1999 Warm Heart), Britannia Stakes (2000 El Gran Papa, 2001 Analyser), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2002 Demonstrate), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2002 Malhub), Coventry Stakes (2004 Iceman), King Edward VII Stakes (2005 Plea Bargain), Coronation Stakes (2006 Nannina), Windsor Forest Stakes (2007 Nannina), Royal Hunt Cup (2007 Royal Oath), Ribblesdale Stakes (2008 Michta), Hardwicke Stakes (2009 Bronze Cannon), Queen Mary Stakes (2010 Maqaasid) First Royal Ascot Win: Chicarica (June 21, 1990 - Chesham Stakes) First Goodwood winner: Thakib (Surplice Stakes, August 4, 1990) Total Goodwood wins: 113 (26 at July Meeting) Horses in Training (2008-2010): 146; 161; 172; Wins in a season (1989-2009): 27; 88; 86; 113; 109; 92; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 80; 55; 85; 72; 66; 91; 56; 68; 95; 88; Wins in 2010: 73

Winning jockey:-Name: Buick, William Born: Norway, July 22, 1988 Background:. Made a sensational start to his career, finishing runner-up to James Doyle in the 2006/07 All-Weather apprentice title race with 24 winners. His father, Walter, was eight-time champion jockey in Scandinavia and rode 22 classic winners in his career, and is a race reader and a work-rider for Marcus Tregoning. Shared the 2008 apprentice title with David Probert, and appointed stable jockey for John Gosden at the start of 2010. First Ride in Britain: Tiny Tim, Brighton, August 10, 2006 First Winner: Bank On Benny, Axminster Carpets Apprentice Handicap, Salisbury, September 27, 2006 English Classic Wins (1): Ladbrokes St Leger (2010 Arctic Cosmos) Other Big Race Wins: Doncaster Cup (2010 Samuel), National Bank Of Dubai Cup (2007 The Illies), Addleshaw Goddard Stakes (2007 The Illies), intercasino.co.uk St Simon Stakes (2008 Buccellati), betchronicle.com Ormonde Stakes (2009 Buccellati), EBF Chalice Stakes (2009 Polly’s Mark), E P Taylor Stakes (2009 Lahaleeb), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi), Betfair Huxley Stakes (2010 Debussy), Investec Diomed Stakes (2010 Bushman), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Darley Prix Morny (2010 Dream Ahead) Wins (2006-2009): 10; 67; 54 (shared apprentice title with David Probert); 66; Wins In 2010: 66



THREE VINTAGE DAYS

There have been no shortage of highlights already over the first three days of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival as many established high-class performers have advertised their talents on Town Moor alongside some stars of the future.


Paul Hanagan - who is a hot favourite to become the first northern-based champion jockey for a decade - stole the show on Wednesday, the Festival’s opening day. The Malton-based rider celebrated his 30th birthday by riding a double aboard two-year-old Barefoot Lady for Richard Fahey in the A J Webb & Son Fresh Produce Suppliers Conditions Stakes and Myplacelater in the Wilson Field Neurocare Conditions Stakes.


Trainer David Elsworth at one stage considered running Myplacelater in the Ladbrokes St Leger and regards her as a classy prospect for next season.


But for many, the day’s highlight came when 16 of the best-known former flat and jump jockeys came out of retirement to raise money for an Injured Jockeys’ Fund home in the north of England and the Northern Racing College. Legendary ex-jump jockey Charlie Swan took the Fudge And Smudge Leger Legends Classified Stakes aboard Miami Gator for owner-trainer Elaine Burke.


Meanwhile, the Robert Cowell-trained Prohibit booked his ticket to the Group One Prix de l’Abbaye at Longchamp next month with a smooth success in the Listed Scarbrough Stakes.


There was a Yorkshire-trained winner in Thursday’s feature Group Two DFS Park Hill Stakes when Frankie Dettori scored on Eastern Aria for Middleham handler Mark Johnston.


Wootton Bassett, who was bought at Doncaster’s St Leger Yearling Sale for £46,000 12 months ago, took his career earnings to £347,463 after winning the Weatherbys Insurance £300,000 2YO Stakes for the Fahey-Hanagan combination.


Qatari-based Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, who races as Pearl Bloodstock, had a first Ladbrokes St Leger Festival success when the William Haggas-trained Dever Dream took the Listed Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes in good fashion. The filly could make a quick reappearance in Saturday’s Ayr Gold Cup.


The Khalid Abdulla-owned and Henry Cecil-trained Picture Editor made a successful debut in the EBF crownhotel-bawtry.com maiden Stakes and the same connections were represented by an even more impressive juvenile on Friday in Frankel, who took the Frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes by 13 lengths and is now favourite for both next year’s 2000 Guineas and Derby.


Meanwhile Godolphin’s White Moonstone is favourite with many bookmakers for next year’s 1000 Guineas following her success in the Group Two Keepmoat ‘Delivering Community Regeneration’ May Hill Stakes.


Friday was a day for smart two-year-olds with the Richard Hannon-trained Zebedee making it six wins from seven starts in the opening Group Two Polypipe Flying Childers Stakes. His owner Julie Wood, trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Richard Hughes had also been successful in the previous day’s EBF Carrie Red Fillies’ Nursery with Eucharist.


The six-year-old Samuel, who had at one time looked like he may never race again after suffering a tendon injury, appeared better than ever when winning the Group Two Doncaster Cup. The gelding’s owner-breeder Philippa Cooper described the victory as her best day in racing since Eulogy won the Whitbread Gold Cup in 1999.




FIRST RACE WINNING QUOTES
NEPTUNE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CHAMPAGNE STAKES (GROUP 2)

SAAMIDD OOZES CLASS

Frankie Dettori could barely contain his excitement for Saamidd after capturing the Group Two Neptune Investment Management Champagne Stakes with the minimum of fuss.


There was a slow early pace in the seven-furlong contest but Dettori soon asserted his superiority to come home two and a quarter lengths clear of Approve and earn a quote of 8/1 favouritism for next year’s 2,000 Guineas from Ladbrokes.


“From the first day I set my eyes on him, he has been such a beautiful individual - he is calm and he has got everything. He was nicknamed Pegasus in the yard and they were right,” said Dettori.


“I knew he was special from the moment I won on him at Newbury and I was actually more worried about riding him today than Rewilding in the big one because this horse is my future.


“The race turned into a three-furlong sprint and that was pretty impressive to beat the Gimcrack winner second time out by a couple of lengths.


“I would have liked him to have had more of a race because you to try to teach them something and he is going to have to be at the top of his game next time in the Dewhurst. We’ll think about next year after that.”

Simon Crisford, racing manager to owners Godolphin, added: “He won his maiden really impressively and coming here today he was one of our top, top colts at Godolphin.


"It was the right move to make even though he was a little short on experience. He came into the race extremely well and Frankie said that he wished the pace had been a little stronger as he had to go a little sooner that he actually wanted.


“But the horse put the race to bed very quickly and he did very well - he is a very exciting horse for next year. We would like to think he was Guineas colt first and foremost. He will have his next start in the Dewhurst against the very best two-year-old colts in Europe and depending on how he gets on there he should go for the Guineas."



First Race Place Quotes
Neptune Investment Management Champagne Stakes (Group Two)

APPROVE HAS LONGCHAMP GROUP ONE OPTION

Approve could step up to Group One company at Longchamp on Sunday, October 3, in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere after proving his ability to stay seven furlongs with a fine second to Saamid in the Neptune Investment Management Champagne Stakes.


The William Haggas-trained colt pulled for his head under Eddie Ahern in the early stages of the Group Two contest but settled on the heels of the leaders before staying on to finish two and a quarter lengths behind the impressive winner.


Approve, already a Group Two winner in the Norfolk Stakes and Gimcrack Stakes this season, was conceding 3lb to each of his five rivals.


Harry Herbert, managing director of owners Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, commented: “The horse ran a hell of a race and we’re pleased with that, particularly when you consider he was giving away 3lb.

“Eddie said that he was not certain the horse would stay seven furlongs so he held on to him a little longer than he would if they ran the race again. Looking at it like that, he maybe could have been a length closer.


“I think he will run again this season. We may go to France for the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere on Arc day (October 3) because he saw out the seven furlongs well here but we will keep the Middle Park Stakes (six furlongs at Newmarket) open.


“He’s a very tough horse as you could see the way he battled to the line - he was beaten by a good horse.”

The Brian Meehan-trained Waiter’s Dream, successful over the distance in the Group Three Acomb Stakes at York last month, set the pace and then dug in to hang on to third by a nose from the fast closing Karam Albaari, a further half a length behind Approve.


Patrick McKeown, assistant trainer to Meehan, said: “He ran a cracking race and we are very happy. We will have to see what the boss says and see how he comes out of the race. The owners will talk to Brian and take it from there.”




JOCKEYS’ REPORT ON THE GOING AFTER THE FIRST

Frankie Dettori, on board the 5/6 favourite and winner Saamidd, described the going as: “Perfect.”

Eddie Ahern, rider of the two-length second Approve, said: “Nice good ground.”

Kieren Fallon, partner of third-placed Waiter’s Dream, said: “Beautiful.”

Jimmy Quinn, on fourth home Karam Albaari, said: “Good.”

Mark Coumbe, partner of the fifth Castlemorris King, said:”Good.”

Paul Hanagan, jockey of the sixth Waltz Darling, said: “It has dried up a little bit and is maybe riding a bit deader than yesterday.”


Second Race Win Quotes
Ladbrokes Portland (Heritage Handicap)

BARRON PLACES POET FOR LADBROKES PORTLAND GLORY

Poet’s Place landed a bit of a touch en route to a probable tilt at next Saturday’s Ayr Gold Cup when justifying 4/1 favouritism in the Ladbrokes Portland Handicap.


David Barron’s charge was stepping down to a trip less than six furlongs for the first time in his career and stormed home late in the historic five and a half-furlong sprint under a powerful Philip Makin ride, to score by half a length from Bajan Tryst.

Having scored over six furlongs on good to soft going at Haydock on his previous start on August 7, punters came for the lightly-raced five-year-old and were suitably rewarded.
The North Yorkshire trainer said: “I don’t know that he doesn’t go on quicker ground, the bigger worry was coming back to five and a half furlongs with him. He needed that last half furlong, he was doing his best work late. He didn’t want five, he wanted five and a half. You could say it was a good ride.


“I don’t think he particularly needs soft ground, it’s not the key to him. He’s probably a six-furlong horse and the worry was five and a half furlongs on fast ground.”

With that in mind, bookmakers reacted by shortening the Mutakddim gelding for next Saturday’s Ayr Gold Cup over six furlongs, for which he gets a 5lb penalty. Paddy Power has shortened him to 8/1 favourite from 10/1, while William Hill has him as its 7/1 favourite from 10/1.


Barron added: “We’ll see how he is, won’t we. If he comes out of this race ok it would be the plan - he’ll get a 5lb penalty. But it’s a week away and 24 hours in the life of a horse is a hell of a long time.

“We have saved him (for Ayr) and this race was an afterthought. Half the reason for coming here was that we would need a penalty to get into the Ayr Gold Cup anyway and I just thought that the ground was going to come for him here so I thought lets have a grab at this. But he was in good form anyway.

“He was favourite for the Ayr Gold Cup to start with so if he had got stuffed he would be well out of it!”

The winning jockey said: “This is only his first season to race and he has come a long way in a short space of time. He could be very good.”


SECOND RACE PLACED QUOTES
LADBROKES PORTLAND (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

RYAN FINDS ONE TOO GOOD

Trainer Kevin Ryan was happy with the efforts of Bajan Tryst and Tiddliwinks to respectively finish second and fourth behind Poet’s Place in the Ladbrokes Portland Handicap.


“All of mine ran cracking races but the winner just did us on the line,” said Ryan.


Third-placed Deacon Blues, who holds an entry in the Group Two Diadem Stakes at Ascot, could now step up in class.


“He ran a smashing race and we might try and find a Listed or Group race for him,” said the three-year-old’s trainer James Fanshawe.


Fourth Race Win Quotes
Eddie Stobart Park Stakes (Group Two)

VICTORY GOES TO BALTHAZAAR’S GIFT

Balthazaar’s Gift is a standing dish in high-class seven furlong contests and the seven-year-old entire relished every yard of the Group Two Eddie Stobart Park Stakes as he flew home down the stands’ side under Philip Robinson.


Owned by Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, Balthazaar’s Gift was having only his fourth start of the campaign as he registered his first success since winning the Group Two Hungerford Stakes over the distance at Newbury in 2009.


Trainer Clive Cox opted to oversee his runners at Goodwood today so it was left to Travelling Head Lad Steve Saltmarsh to welcome the winner following his half-length victory over the fast-finishing Premio Loco.


Saltmarsh commented: “He has done that really well and we are lucky to have him in the yard. He’s a lovely old servant.


“It’s been a bit hit and miss this season with the ground and we took him out of the Hungerford Stakes last month because it came up a bit soft. The boss decided to come here and it has paid off.


“We’ll get him home and the boss will decide what to do with him next.”


FIFTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
POWELL ENGINEERING NURSERY HANDICAP

BUTHELEZI DOUBLES UP FOR LEGER WINNERS

An hour after celebrating Arctic Cosmos’s Ladbrokes St Leger success, trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick were back in the winner’s enclosure after Buthelezi got up on the line in the Powell Engineering Nursery.


The 11/8 favourite, who scored by a nose, was completing a 29.8/1 double for the duo and Gosden was full of praise for Buick’s ride. Buthelezi cost $300,000 as a yearling but has not been totally straightforward to train.


“My worry with him was that his mind might get in the way with him,” said Gosden. “He’s very awkward mentally at home, hangs everywhere and went through Warren Hill Woods when we worked him last week. I only found out from his breeder after we bought him that his half-brother had to have a year of because of his awkwardness

“He hung left when he won at Yarmouth last time and William gave him a clever ride to get up by a nose. Whereas the St Leger was quite straightforward, this was an unccaily good ride. William said that he hit the horse twice and then realised it was best to leave him alone.


“I wasn’t sure he was going to get there but he would have been an unlucky loser.”


Sixth Race Win Quotes
AgriArgo UK Tractor Challenge Handicap

DE SOUSA TAKES THE MIDDLE ROUTE TO SUCCESS

Silvestre De Sousa opted not to follow the crowd in the AgriArgo UK Tractor Challenge Handicap and it paid off as he clinched victory aboard the Mark Johnston-trained three-year-old Capponi.


Drawn 10 of the 11 runners, De Sousa was one of only two jockeys not to venture across to the far side, the other being Louis Philippe-Beuzelin aboard Webbow, who jumped from stall 11.

Capponi led the duo down the centre and dug deep in the closing stages to hold off fellow 9/2 joint-favourite, the Ryan Moore-ridden Stoic, with Webbow a further two and a half lengths back in third.


Deirdre Johnston, assistant trainer to her husband, said: “The jockeys have been mostly coming up the middle all week so Silvestre couldn’t believe it when they jumped out and he saw them all go over to the far side.


“It was too far for him to go over there from his draw, so he stuck to his line and stayed down the middle.

“He’s really game and stuck his neck out well, especially as he was out there on his own for a long time. When Silvestre asked him to lengthen he did it nicely. He appreciated the ground, which the jockeys are saying is a bit loose on top now.


“The horse looked a million dollars in the paddock and as we say, when they look well, they run well.”


SEVENTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
DONCASTER PREMIER INN AND TABLE TABLE HANDICAP

SENATE CROWNS GREAT DAY FOR GOSDEN AND BUICK

Trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick completed an unforgettable Ladbrokes St Leger when Senate brought up the final leg of a 114.8/1 three-timer for the pair in the concluding Doncaster Premier Inn And Table Table Handicap.


"What a day, it's the sort of thing you dream about," said Gosden. "Senate is a nice horse who I think is going the right way. He could come back here for the November Handicap but we'll just have to see what the handicapper does with him."


MULRENNAN AND CATLIN PICK UP RIDING BANS

Paul Mulrennan was stood down for two days after the second race, the Ladbrokes Portland Handicap, in which he finished sixth aboard Arganil.


After holding an enquiry, the stewards found him guilty of using his whip with excessive frequency.


The rider is banned on Sunday, September 26 and Monday, September 27.


Chris Catlin fell foul of the same rule following his ride on runner-up Arabian Star in the fifth race, the Powell Engineering Nursery.

The stewards banned the jockey for one day, Sunday, September 26.


REWILDING IS BEST-BACKED HORSE OF YEAR

Big race sponsors Ladbrokes have been bowled over with support for one horse today, Ladbrokes St Leger favourite Rewilding.


Godolphin’s colt was an 11/8 chance this morning but - following a flood of money - has been shortened into 11/10 favouritism.


“We were going best price of 11/8 on Rewilding this morning but he has not just been the best-backed horse of the day, he has been the best-backed horse of the year with us and is now an 11/10 shot,” said Ladbrokes spokesman David Williams.


“The only other alternative for punters has been Midas Touch at 10/1 but the whole day revolves around Rewilding for us.”

Ladbrokes’ only other market mover has been Poet’s Place in the Ladbrokes Portland (Heritage Handicap) at 2.45pm. David Barron’s charge has been pruned from 11/2 into 5/1.



GOOD GROUND FOR LADBROKES ST LEGER DAY

The going for the final day of the 2010 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival remains:

GOOD

GoingStick readings taken at 7.30am today:

Round Course - 8.0
Straight - Stands’ Side 8.2
Straight - Centre 8.6
Straight - Far Side 8.5

The round course was railed out for the first three days of the 2010 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival by four yards from Rose Hill to the straight. This was removed last night to provide fresh ground for racing today.

David Williams, Clerk of the Course at Doncaster, reported this morning: “The going remains good after one millimetre of rainfall overnight.

“We had a bit of a squally shower this morning after 7am and it is forecast to be overcast this morning before brightening up this afternoon when we should have sunny intervals. We might see those intervals turning into prolonged sunny spells.

“I’m very happy with how things have gone so far this week. The good Lord has helped me out with that bit of rain. The three millimetres we had two nights ago and then the one millimetre last night have just helped to keep the ground fresh.”


WHAT THE PAPERS SAY ON LEGER DAY

The newspapers are bursting with opinion and informed speculation regarding today’s Ladbrokes St Leger with much of the focus resting on favourite Rewilding.


Racing Post leads with a front-page splash of the colt’s jockey Frankie Dettori alongside the headline “Frankie’s Wild About The Leger” and highlighting the fact that he has ridden three of the last five Ladbrokes St Leger winners.


In the Independent, Chris McGrath opines that the Mahmood Al Zarooni-trained three-year-old represents Godolphin’s big hope for championship success, not only in the Ladbrokes St Leger, but also in next year’s major all-aged contests.


Sam Turner in the Daily Mail naps Rewilding, while his colleague Marcus Townend quotes Arctic Cosmos’ trainer John Gosden as saying: “Rewilding looks a class above the other horses and if I am second or third to him I’d be happy.”

Bev Swingell in the Daily Express, The Sun’s Templegate and Will Hayler in The Guardian are others going wild about the favourite, while Greg Wood, also in The Guardian, enlightens readers in an interview with Al Zarooni, who says: “I am feeling quite a lot of pressure, not because he is favourite but because it is such a big race. I felt the same before the Derby, and there’s no difference for me between that race and the St Leger, they are both big Group One races and Classics.”

But not everyone is siding with the Godolphin colt. Claude Duval of The Sun leads those opposing the jolly as he sides with the James Given-trained Dandino who, the Punters’ Pal reveals, has an aversion to buses.


Jim McGrath (Hotspur) naps Dandino in his Daily Telegraph column, while Rob Wright writes in The Times: “Dandino looks sure to go close and rates good each-way value at 8/1.”

The Yorkshire Post dedicates more than a page to the Classic with Arctic Cosmos’ jockey William Buick telling Tom Richmond about how Dettori’s exploits have inspired him to succeed. Richmond also gets the lowdown from Snow Fairy’s rider Eddie Ahern and talks to Kevin Darley, rider of the last Yorkshire winner, Bollin Eric (2003), as well as Yorkshireman George Duffield, successful on User Friendly in 1992.


David Yates, aka Newsboy of the Daily Mirror, believes that Midas Touch can strike gold, a view shared by Mark Winstanley in the Daily Star.


Jamie Spencer reveals in a Daily Star exclusive that he is “hoping to end a seven-year itch by winning the Ladbrokes St Leger for the second time,” aboard Joshua Tree, having succeeded on Brian Boru in 2003.


Also in the Star, Tony Lewis talks to Richard Hughes about his jockeys’ championship hopes, the rider revealing: “I will give it a go for two weeks and, if I can get within ten of Paul (Hanagan) I will definitely go for it.”


LEADING TRAINER - FINAL STANDINGS

Trainer 1st 2nd 3rd
John Gosden 4 2 -
Richard Fahey 3 1 2
Saeed bin Suroor 3 - 2
Mark Johnston 2 - 3
Richard Hannon 2 - 1
Henry Cecil 2 - -
Jeremy Noseda 1 1 2
Clive Cox 1 1 -
Tim Easterby 1 1 -
William Haggas 1 1 -
David Barron 1 - -
Elaine Burke 1 - -
Paul Cole 1 - -
Robert Cowell 1 - -
David Elsworth 1 - -
Alan Jarvis 1 - -
Derek Shaw 1 - -
Pam Sly 1 - -
Michael Dods - 2 1
Mick Channon - 2 -
Ron Harris - 1 2
Barry Hills - 1 2
John Dunlop - 1 1
Brian Meehan - 1 1
Andrew Balding - 1 -
Michael Bell - 1 -
Marco Botti - 1 -
Henry Candy - 1 -
George Margarson - 1 -
Aidan O’Brien IRE - 1 -
Kevin Ryan - 1 -
Bryan Smart - 1 -
Sir Michael Stoute - 1 -
Linda Stubbs - 1 -
Tom Tate - 1 -
Marcus Tregoning - 1 -
Chris Wall - 1 -
Mahmood Al Zarooni - - 1
Ed Dunlop - - 1
Andrew Balding - - 1
Mick Easterby - - 1
James Fanshawe - - 1
Jim Goldie - - 1
David Lanigan - - 1
Dandy Nicholls - - 1
Sir Mark Prescott - - 1
John Quinn - - 1
Nigel Tinkler - - 1


LEADING JOCKEY - FINAL STANDINGS

Jockey 1st 2nd 3rd
William Buick 4 1 -
Frankie Dettori 4 - 6
Paul Hanagan 3 1 -
Richard Hughes 2 1 1
Jamie Spencer 2 1 -
Tom Queally 2 - 2
Ryan Moore 1 3 2
Eddie Ahern 1 2 1
Silvestre De Sousa 1 1 2
Micky Fenton 1 1 -
David Allen 1 - -
Ted Durcan 1 - -
Philip Makin 1 - -
Franny Norton 1 - -
Philip Robinson 1 - -
Charlie Swan 1 - -
Lee Topliss 1 - -
Richard Hills - 2 1
Dane O’Neill - 2 -
Kieren Fallon - 1 2
Tom McLaughlin - 1 1
Paul Mulrennan - 1 1
David Probert - 1 1
George Baker - 1 -
Chris Catlin - 1 -
Tom Eaves - 1 -
Duran Fentiman - 1 -
Dale Gibson - 1 -
Darryll Holland - 1 -
Adam Kirby - 1 -
Nicky Mackay - 1 -
Colm O’Donoghue - 1 -
Louis-Philippe Beuzelin - - 1
Graham Bradley - - 1
Joe Fanning - - 1
Jimmy Fortune - - 1
Graham Gibbons - - 1
Michael Hills - - 1
Adrian Nicholls - - 1
Jimmy Quinn - - 1

FIRST DAY WINNERS
2.00pm Arena Structures Nursery
WHISPER LOUISE (IRE) (G Libson) Pam Sly 2-9-3 Micky Fenton [11] 25/1
2.35pm A J Webb & Son Fresh Produce Suppliers Conditions Stakes
BAREFOOT LADY (IRE) (Helen Steel) Richard Fahey 2-8-8 Paul Hanagan [3] 3/1
3.10pm Scarbrough Stakes (Listed)
PROHIBIT (Dasmal, Rix, Barr, Morley, Mrs Penney) Robert Cowell 5-9-9p Jamie Spencer [2] 9/2
3.45pm Fudge and Smudge Leger Legends Classified Stakes
MIAMI GATOR (IRE) (Elaine Burke) Elaine Burke 3-11-2 Charlie Swan [5] 9/2JF
4.20pm Wilson Field Neurocare Conditions Stakes
MYPLACELATER (Tony Thompson) David Elsworth 3-8-8 Paul Hanagan [2] 22/1
4.50pm Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer Handicap
NAVAJO CHIEF (Geoffrey Bishop) Alan Jarvis 3-9-7 Ted Durcan [6] 7/1
5.20pm 2010 Launch Stratstone Land Rover Doncaster Handicap
HAZELRIGG (IRE) (The Senators) Tim Easterby 5-8-9eb David Allan [5] 8/1

SECOND DAY WINNERS
2.00pm E.B.F. Crownhotel-bawtry.com Maiden Stakes
PICTURE EDITOR (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 2-9-3 Tom Queally [13] 10/1
2.35pm DFS Handicap
ROYAL DESTINATION (IRE) (Vimal Khosla) Jeremy Noseda 5-9-8 Ryan Moore [5] 4/1
3.10pm Weatherbys Insurance 300,000 2-y-o Stakes
WOOTTON BASSETT (Frank Brady & The Cosmic Cases) Richard Fahey 2-8-9 Paul Hanagan [4] 2/1f
3.45pm DFS Park Hill Stakes (Group Two)
EASTERN ARIA (UAE) (Sh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 4-9-4 Frankie Dettori [4] 5/1
4.20pm European Breeders' Fund Carrie Red Fillies' Nursery
EUCHARIST (IRE) (Julie Wood) Richard Hannon 2-9-3 Ricahrd Hughes [1] 9/2
4.55pm Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes (Listed)
DEVER DREAM (Pearl Bloodstock Ltd) William Haggas 3-8-10 Eddie Ahern [10] 4/1f
5.25pm Meadowhall Fashion Handicap
BABY STRANGE (Market Avenue Racing Club Ltd) Derek Shaw 6-9-7 Franny Norton [4] 14/1

THIRD DAY WINNERS
1.35pm Polypipe Flying Childers Stakes (Group Two)
ZEBEDEE (Julie Wood) Richard Hannon 2-9-0 Richard Hughes [2] 100/30f
2.05pm Ladbrokes Mallard Handicap
PRECISION BREAK (USA) (Fitri Hay) Paul Cole 5-9-7t Jamie Spencer [7] 20/1
2.40pm Doncaster Cup (Group Two)
SAMUEL (Normandie Stud Ltd) John Gosden 6-9-1 William Buick [6] 5/1
3.15pm Keepmoat 'Delivering Community Regeneration' May Hill Stakes (Group Two)
WHITE MOONSTONE (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-8-12 Frankie Dettori [7] 8/11f
3.50pm Brakes Fresh Ideas Handicap
IRISH HEARTBEAT (IRE) (Mark Leatham & George Leatham) Richard Fahey 5-8-10 Lee Topliss (5) [11] 7/1
4.25pm Frank Whittle Partnership Conditions Stakes
FRANKEL (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 2-9-2 Tom Queally [4] 1/2f
4.55pm Universal Recycling Classified Stakes
WILLING FOE (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 3-8-11 Frankie Dettori [5] 7/2f

FOURTH DAY WINNERS
2.10pm Neptune Investment Management Champagne Stakes (Group Two)
SAAMIDD (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-8-12 Frankie Dettori [3] 5/6 Fav
2.45pm Ladbrokes Portland Heritage Handicap
POET'S PLACE (USA) (Elaine Russell, Harrowgate Bloodstock Ltd) David Barron 5-9-04 Philip Makin [7] 4/1 Fav
3.20pm Ladbrokes St Leger (Group One)
ARCTIC COSMOS (USA) (Rachel Hood & Robin Geffen) John Gosden b1 3-9-00 William Buick [8] 12/1
3.55pm Eddie Stobart Park Stakes (Group Two)
BALTHAZAAR'S GIFT (IRE) (H E Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan) Clive Cox 7-9-04 Philip Robinson [8] 16/1
4.25pm Powell Engineering Nursery Handicap
BUTHELEZI (USA) (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 2-9-07 William Buick [6] 11/8 Fav
5.00pm AgriAgro UK Tractor Challenge Handicap
CAPPONI (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-09 Silvestre De Sousa [10] 9/2 Jt Fav
5.35pm Doncaster Premier Inn And Table Table Handicap
SENATE (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 3-8-09 William Buick [5] 11/4 Fav


FIRST RACE RESULT
2.10pm THE NEPTUNE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CHAMPAGNE STAKES
Class 1, Group 2, £118,700 Total Prize Fund. For 2yo colts & geldings, 7f. Weights: 8st 12lb. Penalties: a winner of a Group 1 or Group 2 race 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £67,385.99; 2nd: £25,544.24; 3rd: £12,783.99; 4th: £6,374.19; 5th: £3,193.03; 6th: £1,602.45
1) SAAMIDD (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-8-12 Frankie Dettori [3] 5/6 Fav
2) APPROVE (IRE) (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Bahram)) William Haggas 2-9-01 Eddie Ahern [6] 9/2
3) WAITER'S DREAM (R P Foden) Brian Meehan 2-8-12 Kieren Fallon [2] 9/4
4) KARAM ALBAARI (IRE) (Fhad Al Harthi) John Jenkins 2-8-12 Jimmy Quinn [5] 50/1
5) CASTLEMORRIS KING (C O’Connell) Michael Chapman 2-8-12 Mark Coumbe [4] 150/1
6) WALTZ DARLING (IRE) (Mike Browne) Richard Fahey 2-8-12 Paul Hanagan [1] 25/1
6 ran
Time: 1m 26.32s Distances: 2¼, ½, nose, 18, 1
Breeder: Darley Breeding: b c Street Cry (IRE) - Aryaamm (Galileo (IRE))
Tote Win: £1.80 Places: £1.10; £2.00 Exacta: £5.20
Winning trainer:-Name: bin Suroor, Saeed Date of Birth: November 16, 1968 Trains at Newmarket for Godolphin, the racing entity of Sheikh Mohammed, whose horses winter in Dubai and race worldwide. First Winner In England: Classic Cliche (Dante Stakes, May 17, 1995, York) British Classic wins: (12) Stan James 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Stan James 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia), Investec Oaks (1995 Moonshell; 2002 Kazzia); Ivestec Derby (1995 Lammtarra); Ladbrokes St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche; 1998 Nedawi; 1999 Mutafaweq; 2004 Rule Of Law, 2009 Mastery) Other major wins include: Eclipse (1995,1996 Halling; 1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), Juddmonte International Stakes (1995 & 1996 Halling, 2001 Sakhee, 2004 Sulamani), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1995 Lammtarra; 1997 & 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross, 1999 Fly To The Stars, 2000 Aljabr, 2008 Creachadoir), Nunthorpe Stakes (1995 So Factual), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1998 Faithful Son, 2000 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1996 Mark Of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium, 2001 Summoner, 2207 Ramonti), Queen Anne Stakes (2003 Dubai Destination), Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat), Sussex Stakes (1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre, 2007 Ramonti), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2001 Fantastic Light), Coronation Cup (1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq) Racing Post Trophy (1996 Medaaly, 2007 Ibn Khaldhun) Canada: Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq, 2004 Sulamani), E P Taylor Stakes (2008 Folk Opera) France: Prix du Jockey Club (2005 Shamardal), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori; 2000 Bachir; 2001 Noverre, 2005 Shamardal), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard), Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (2007 Rio De La Plata), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist) Germany: Deutschland Preis (2000 Mutafaweq, 2002 Marienbard, 2010 Campanologist), Grosser Bugatti Preis von Baden (2002 Marienbard, 2003 Mamool), Grosser Dallmayr Preis (2001 Kutub), Rheinland-Pokal der Sparkasse Koln Bonn (2006 Cherry Mix, 2010 Campanologist), Preis Von Europa (2001 Kutub, 2003 Mamool) Hong Kong: Hong Kong Cup (2000 Fantastic Light, 2007 Ramonti), Hong Kong Mile (2004 Firebreak) Ireland: Irish St Leger (1998 & 1999 Kayf Tara), Irish Champion Stakes (1994 Cezanne; 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi) Italy: Derby Italiano (1998 Central Park, 1999 Mukhalif, 2009 Mastery), Gran Premio di Milano (2003 Leadership), Gran Premio Del Jockey Club (2001 Kutub, 2005 Cherry Mix), Premio Vittorio Di Capua (2001 and 2002 Slickly, 2004 Ancient World) Japan: Yasuda Kinen (1995 Heart Lake, Keio Hai Spring Cup (1996 Heart Lake), Singapore: Singapore Airlines International Cup (2002 Grandera) UAE: Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2002 Street Cry, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist), Dubai Sheema Classic (2003 Sulamani) United States: Coaching Club American Oaks (2002 Jilbab, 2008 Music Note), Arlington Million (2003 Sulamani), Beldame Stakes (2002 Imperial Gesture, 2008 Cocoa Beach), Beverley D Stakes (2004 Crimson Palace), Breeders Cup Turf (1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light), Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (2002 Kazzia), Gazelle Stakes (2002 Imperial Gesture, 2008 ), Man O’ War Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2000 Fantastic Light), Ruffian Handicap (2005 Stellar Jayne), San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (1995 Red Bishop), Stephen Foster Handicap (2002 Street Cry), Turf Classic Invitational (2003 Sulamani), Mother Goose Stakes (2008 Music Note), Go For Wand Handicap (2009 Seventh Street), Test Stakes (2009 Flashing), Ballerina Stakes (2009 Music Note), Forego Stakes (2009 Pyro), Ancient Title (2009 Gayego), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (2009 Vale Of York) Australia: BMW Caulfield Cup (2008 All The Good) Other details: Champion trainer 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004. Completed full set of classic wins following Cape Verdi’s victory in the 1998 1000 Guineas. Wins in a season in Britain (1995-2009): 14: 48: 41: 38: 41: 22: 24: 21: 23: 115: 78; 70; 73; 56; 148; Wins in 2010 (in Britain): 52

Winning jockey:-Name: Dettori, Lanfranco.Born: 15/12/70 in Milan, Italy Background: Son of dual English 2000 Guineas winning jockey Gianfranco, “Frankie” also came to Britain early in his career to become apprentice for Luca Cumani in July 1985. In 1990, he became the first teenager to ride 100 winners since Lester Piggott. Appointed number one jockey for brand new Godolphin stable in the winter of 1993/94. Champion jockey for the first time in 1994 with 223 winners, retaining his title the following year with 216 victories. Became the first jockey to win all seven races on a card on September 28, 1996, at Ascot. Narrowly escaped death when his plane crashed shortly after take off at Newmarket racecourse in June 2000. He received an honorary MBE on December 29, 2000, and became champion jockey for a third time in 2004 with 195 victories. First winner: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986), First British winner: Lizzy Hare (Goodwood June 9, 1987) Other Achievements: Received Bill Shoemaker Award for outstanding performance by a jockey at 2006 Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs British Classic wins; (13) Derby (2007 Authorized), Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell, 2002 Kazzia); St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche, 1996 Shantou, 2005 Scorpion, 2006 Sixties Icon, 2008 Conduit), 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi, 2002 Kazzia) Irish Classic wins: Irish Oaks (2001 Lailani, 2003 Vintage Tipple), Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish 2000 Guineas (2000 Bachir, 2005 Dubawi), Irish St Leger (1999 Kayf Tara) French Classic wins: Prix du Jockey-Club (1992 Polytain, 2005 Shamardal, 2007 Lawman), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori, 2000 Bachir, 2005 Shamardal), Prix Diane Hermes (2007 West Wind) Other major wins include: Cheveley Park Stakes (2000 Regal Rose, 2003 Carry On Katie), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1998 Daylami; 2004 Refuse To Bend), GNER Doncaster Cup (2006 Sergeant Cecil), UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes (2008 Nahoodh), Fillies’ Mile (1990 Shamshir, 1999 Teggiano, 2000 Crystal Music), Haydock Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat); Juddmonte International (1996 Halling, 1997 Singspiel, 2001 Sakhee, 2007 Authorized), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra, 1998 Swain,1999 Daylami, 2004 Doyen), Lockinge Stakes (2000 Aljabr, 2008 Literato), Middle Park Stakes (1996 Bahamian Bounty, 1998 Lujain, 2006 Dutch Art), Nunthorpe Stakes (1993 Lochsong, 1995 So Factual, 1998 Lochangel), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction; 1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium), Racing Post Trophy (2006 Authorixed), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set, 1999 Aljabr, 2001 Noverre, 2007 Ramonti); Vodafone Coronation Cup (1996 Swain, 1997 Singspiel, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Mutafaweq), Yorkshire Oaks (1994 Only Royale), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2001 Lailani, 2006 Ouija Board) Dubai: Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium, 2003 Moon Ballad, 2006 Electrocutionist) France: Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (2005 Alkaased), Prix Vermeille (2003 Mezzo Soprano), Prix de l’Abbaye (1993, 1994 Lochsong, 2004 Var), Prix d’Ispahan (1996 Halling, 2002 Best Of The Bests), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium, 2000 Muhtathir, 2006 Librettist), Prix de la Foret (2006 Caradak); Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr); Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat); Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential, 1997 Starborough, 1998 Almutawakel), Prix du Cadran (2006 Sergeant Cecil), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra, 2001 Sakhee, 2002 Marienbard), Prix du Moulin (2001 Slickly, 2006 Librettist), Prix Jean Luc Lagardere (2007 Rio De La Plata) Germany: Deutsches Derby (1991 Temporal), Ireland: Irish Champion Stakes (1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami, 2001 Fantastic Light, 2002 Grandera) Japan: Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel, 2002 Falbrav, 2005 Alkaased) North America: Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (2006 Ouija Board), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (2004 Wilko), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Breeders’ Cup Turf (1999 Daylami, 2006 Red Rocks), Breeders’ Cup Classic (2008 Raven’s Pass), Canadian International Stakes (2000 Mutafaweq) Hong Kong: Hong Kong Cup (2000 Fantastic Light, 2003 Falbrav, 2007 Ramonti), Hong Kong Mile (2004 Firebreak), Hong Kong Vase (1996 Luso), Centenary Sprint Cup (2002 Firebolt), Queen Elizabeth II Cup (1996 Overbury) Wins (1987-2009): 8, 22, 75^, 141, 94, 101, 149, 233*, 216*, 123, 176, 132, 132, 47, 94, 69, 101, 195*, 87, 131, 77, 67; 103; ^Champion apprentice *Champion jockey Wins in 2010: 92

SECOND RACE RESULT

2.45pm THE LADBROKES PORTLAND
(HERITAGE HANDICAP)
Class 2, £80,000 Total Prize Fund. For 3yo+, 5f 140yds. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 10lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after September 4, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+, 2lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £49,848; 2nd: £14,928; 3rd: £7,464; 4th: £3,736; 5th: £1,864; 6th: £936

1) POET'S PLACE (USA) (Elaine Russell, Harrowgate Bloodstock Ltd) David Barron 5-9-04 Philip Makin [7] 4/1 Fav
2) BAJAN TRYST (USA) (Margaret Forsyth & R G Hillen) Kevin Ryan 4-9-04 Ryan Moore [6] 25/1
3) DEACON BLUES (Jan & Peter Hopper, Michelle Morris) James Fanshawe 3-9-01 Frankie Dettori [16] 13/2
4) TIDDLIWINKS (Guy Reed) Kevin Ryan 4-9-02 Darryll Holland [8] 6/1
5) BAY KNIGHT (IRE) (Iona Equine Syndicate) Ken Condon IRE 4-9-05 Colm O'Donoghue [2]
6) ARGANIL (USA) (The Big Moment) Kevin Ryan b5-9-04 Paul Mulrennan [5]
7) MASAMAH (IRE) (Dr Marwan Koukash) Kevin Ryan 4-9-10 Jamie Spencer [13]
8) STRIKING SPIRIT (N & Z Aboobaker & Bon Accord Racing) David Nicholls 5-9-02 Michael O'Connell (5) [11]
9) CONFESSIONAL (Terry & Margaret Holdcroft) Tim Easterby es3-8-13 David Allan [9]
10) SIGNOR PELTRO (First Of Many Partnership) Henry Candy 7-9-08 Tony Culhane [21]
11) JOHANNES (IRE) (John Nicholls Ltd/David Kilburn) Richard Fahey 7-8-13 Lee Topliss (5) [24]
12) DUCHESS DORA (IRE) (The Clay Family) John Quinn 3-8-09 Ian Brennan (5) [4]
13) QUEST FOR SUCCESS (IRE) (Morebrooke Ltd) Richard Fahey 5-9-08 Paul Hanagan [14]
14) MONSIEUR JOE (IRE) (Helen Checkley) Walter Swinburn 3-9-07 Eddie Ahern [12]
15) SINGEUR (IRE) (Ms M Auterfield) Robin Bastiman b3-9-03 Silvestre De Sousa [20]
16) NOBLE STORM (USA) (R L Bedding) Ed McMahon 4-9-07 Graham Gibbons [10]
17) HOTHAM (Far 2 Many Sues) Noel Wilson 7-9-00 Gary Bartley (3) [18]
18) JUDGE 'N JURY (Robert & Nina Bailey) Ron Harris 6-9-07 Tom McLaughlin [15]
19) TAWAABB (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon v3-9-01 George Baker [17]
20) FOL HOLLOW (IRE) (Middleham Park Racing III) David Nicholls 5-8-12 Billy Cray (5) [1]
21) HOGMANEIGH (IRE) (Lucille Bone) Jim Goldie 7-9-02 Kieren Fallon [22]
22) JACK MY BOY (IRE) (T Earle & G Evans) David Evans b3-8-12 Martin Lane (3) [23]

22 ran
Time: 1m 07.79s Distances: ½, 1½, hd, nse, ½, ½, ½, ¾, nk, 1½, sh, ½, ½, 1, ½, nse, 1½, nk, 1¼, 21, dist
Breeder: Burning Daylight Farms Breeding: b g Mutakddim (USA) - Legion Of Merit (USA) (Danzig (USA))
Tote Win: £4.90 Places: £1.80; £6.10; £1.60; £1.70 Exacta: £130.00

Winning trainer:-Name: Barron, Thomas David Date of birth: 20/9/45 Trains at Maunby, North Yorkshire Date of first licence: 1969 Major wins include: Ayr Gold Cup (1996 Coastal Bluff), Coral Sprint Trophy (2006 Rising Shadow), Lincoln Handicap (1991 Amenable), Nunthorpe Stakes (1997 dead-heat with Ya Malak), Stewards’ Cup (1994 For The Present, 1996 Coastal Bluff), totesport Victoria Cup (2006 Partners In Jazz), Zetland Gold Cup (2007 Flipando), Portland Handicap (1996 Musical Season, 2010 Poet’s Place) Number of horses in training (1973-2010): 2; 4; 7; 6; 11; 18; 26; 22; 17; 19; 22: 32: 42: 51: 53: 43: 43: 49: 48: 50: 50: 41: 37: 29: 49: 34: 33: 45: 63: 62: 65: 46: 82: 76; 79; 71; 71; 32; Wins in a Year (1988-2009): 18; 24; 58; 38; 41; 27; 36; 29; 29; 38; 15; 33; 49; 40; 56; 71; 59; 45; 76; 53; 43; 52; 32; Wins in 2010: 40

Winning jockey:-Name: Makin, Philip Born: June 22, 1984 Based: c/o David Barron, Maunby, Thirsk, Noth Yorks Status: graduated from Northern Racing College in October 2001 and became apprentice to David Barron. Champion apprentice in 2005. Appointed retained jockey for Eddie Stobart chief executive Andrew Tinkler in February, 2010. First Winner: First Maite, Parceline Delivery Apprentice Handicap, Leicester, October 14, 2002) Big race wins: Great St. Wilfrid Stakes (2005 Ice Planet), Flight Centre Chester Queensferry Stakes (2009 Doncaster Rover), Portland Handicap (2010 Poet’s Place) Wins in 2002-2009: 1; 9; 42; 56*; 58; 43; 29; 111; (*champion apprentice) Wins in 2010: 47

FOURTH RACE RESULT

3.55pm THE EDDIE STOBART PARK STAKES
Class 1, Group 2, £160,000 Total Prize Fund. For 3yo+, 7f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 4lb; fillies 9st 1lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 4lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £90,832; 2nd: £34,432; 3rd: £17,232; 4th: £8,592; 5th: £4,304; 6th: £2,160

1) BALTHAZAAR'S GIFT (IRE) (H E Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan) Clive Cox 7-9-04 Philip Robinson [8] 16/1
2) PREMIO LOCO (USA) (Bernard Westley) Chris Wall 6-9-04 George Baker [11] 7/2 Fav
3) HIMALYA (IRE) (Gillian Khosla) Jeremy Noseda 4-9-04 Tom Queally [6] 20/1
4) DUFF (IRE) (Kilboy Estate) Eddie Lynam IRE b1 7-9-04 Eddie Ahern [3]
5) HIGH STANDING (USA) (Tony Bloom) William Haggas 5-9-04 Ryan Moore [5]
6) CAT JUNIOR (USA) (Roldvale Limited) Brian Meehan vt5-9-04 Jamie Spencer [13]
7) OUQBA (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Barry Hills b4-9-04 Richard Hills [10]
8) RAINFALL (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-11 Kieren Fallon [2]
9) SERIOUS ATTITUDE (IRE) (Derek Willis & Rae Guest) Rae Guest 4-9-01 David Probert [1]
10) SHAKESPEAREAN (IRE) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor t3-9-00 Frankie Dettori [9]
11) HARRISON GEORGE (IRE) (P D Smith Holdings Ltd) Richard Fahey 5-9-04 Paul Hanagan [4]
12) ARABIAN GLEAM (Saeed Suhail) Jeremy Noseda p6-9-04 Darryll Holland [7]

12 ran Non-Runner: Palace Moon (Ground)
Time: 1m 24.30s Distances: ½, nse, nk, 2, ¾, nk, ½, 1¾, nse, 1¼, 4
Breeder: Pat Beirne Breeding: b h Xaar - Thats Your Opinion (Last Tycoon)
Tote Win: £24.70 Places: £5.20; £2.00; £7.30 Exacta: £115.90

Winning trainer:- Name: Cox, Clive Born: May 14, 1964 Trains at: Beechdown Farm, Sheepdrove, Lambourn, Berks Former Occupation: Professional jump and Flat jockey recording 80 winners in ten years. Rode for Peter Cundell on the Flat and Oliver Sherwood over Jumps. Started dual-purpose training from a farm in Wootton Bassett in 1992, having previously run a livery yard in Lambourn for several years. He was forced to quit a year later due to the recession, having saddled three winners, joining Mikey Heaton-Ellis’ yard near Swindon as assistant trainer. He worked for him for seven years before taking out a trainer’s licence again in 1999 upon Heaton-Ellis’ death from motor neurone disease. First Winner On Return To Training: Bet Direct On Racing Channel Text Page 372 Handicap, March 14, 2000, Southwell Other Major Wins Include: Dubai Duty Free Cup (2005 New Seeker), Dubai Duty Free Handicap (2003 & 2004 Ionian Spring), Gosforth Park Cup (2005 Out After Dark), London Clubs International Handicap (2006 Dunelight), Tote International (2003 & 2005 New Seeker), Portland Handicap (2005 Out After Dark), Prix Le Fabuleux (2003 Lago D’Orta), On The House Stakes (2007 Dunelight) Old Newton Cup (2007 Dansili Dancer) Great St Wilfred Stakes (2007 Kostar), Horris Hill Stakes (2007 Beacon Lodge), Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord (2009 Beason Lodge), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (2009 Xtension), CGA Hungerford Stakes (2009 Balthazaar’s Gift), Ballyogan Stakes (2010 Gilt Edge Girl), Rose Of Lancaster Stakes (2010 Poet), Eddie Stobart Park Stakes (2010 Balthazaar’s Gift) Horses In Training (2004-2010): 30; 34; 50; 65; 63; 61; 79; Wins (2000-2009): 3; 8; 11; 14; 16; 23; 25; 29; 18; 52; Wins in 2010: 18

Winning jockey:-Name: Robinson, Philip Peter. Born: January 10, 1961 in Newmarket Apprenticeship: With father, Peter Robinson. First winner: Busting (Yarmouth, June 14, 1978) British Classic wins: (3) 1,000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles; 2001 Ameerat); St Leger (1993 Bob's Return) Other major wins include: German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene) Great Voltigeur Stakes (1993 Bob’s Return); Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2003 Rakti), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 Warrsan); Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti);Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Princess Margaret Stakes (2010 Soraaya), Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti), totesport Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Tattersalls Tmeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye), CGA Hungerford Stakes (2009 Balthazaar’s Gift), Eddie Stobart Park Stakes (2005 Iffraaj, 2010 Balthazzar’s Gift) Royal Ascot wins (10): Coronation Stakes (1984, Katies and 2000, Crimplene); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Royal Hunt Cup (2005 New Seeker), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Iffraaj), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood) First Royal Ascot winner: Coronation Stakes (June 20, 1984, Katies) Other details: Rode in Hong Kong 1989-91 (leading rider 1989 and 1990) and returned in 1997 First Goodwood win: Karamita (Extel H’cap, August 1, 1980) Total Goodwood wins: 35 (12 at Festival Meeting) Wins (1992-2009): 52, 52, 50, 41, 31, 0, 28, 53, 57, 47, 55, 70, 67, 70, 75, 62, 74, 42 Wins In 2010: 35


FIFTH RACE RESULT

4.25pm THE POWELL ENGINEERING NURSERY HANDICAP
Class 2, £12,500 Total Prize Fund. For 2yo, 1m. Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb; minimum weight 7st 12lb. Penalties: after September 4, each race won 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £8,095; 2nd: £2,408.75; 3rd: £1,203.75; 4th: £601.25

1) BUTHELEZI (USA) (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 2-9-07 William Buick [6] 11/8 Fav
2) ARABIAN STAR (IRE) (Jackie & George Smith) Mick Channon 2-8-06 Chris Catlin [8] 22/1
3) EARLY APPLAUSE (John Grant) Barry Hills 2-8-06 David Probert [3] 16/1
4) MY SINGLE MALT (IRE) (Fitri Hay) Tom Tate 2-8-10 Jamie Spencer [7]
5) EL TORBELLINO (IRE) (Crowther Fell & Everitt) David O'Meara 2-7-13 Silvestre De Sousa [9]
6) GOLDEN BLAZE (Mike Flynn) James Moffatt 2-7-05 Neil Farley (7) [2]
7) OLLON (USA) (Keep Racing) Richard Fahey 2-8-08 Paul Mulrennan [5]
8) NICOLA'S DREAM (P D Smith Holdings Ltd) Richard Fahey 2-8-01 Paul Hanagan [12]
9) BORUG (USA) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 2-9-04 Frankie Dettori [10]
10) KALKAN BAY (Ken & Delia Shaw - KGS Projects Management) Jedd O'Keeffe 2-8-02 Patrick Donaghy (3) [4]
11) LAST DESTINATION (IRE) (A Killoran) Nigel Tinkler 2-8-04 Louis-Philippe Beuzelin (3) [1]
12) COLOUR VISION (FR) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 2-9-02 Joe Fanning [11]

12 ran
Time: 1m 40.38s Distances: nse, ½, 1¼, ¾, 1¼, 4, 2, hd, 2½, 6, dist
Breeder: Dr John Chandler Breeding: b/br c Dynaformer (USA) - Ntombi (USA) (Quiet American (USA))
Tote Win: £2.30 Places: £1.30; £4.90; £4.20 Exacta: £40.40

Winning Trainer:-Name: Gosden, John Harry Martin Born: Hove, 30/3/51 Date of first trainer’s licence (Britain): 1988 (previously a leading trainer in USA, 1980-1988) Trains at Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (previously at Manton and Newmarket) First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 English Classic Wins (5): 1,000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Investec Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), Ladbrokes St Leger (1996 Shantou, 2007 Lucarno, 2010 Arctic Cosmos) Irish Classic Wins (1): Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah) French Classic Wins (2): Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda) Other Big Race Wins Include: Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Lockinge Stakes (1994 Emperor Jones, 2008 Virtual), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nassau Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2008 Raven’s Pass), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Yorkshire Oaks (2009 Dar Re Mi), Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (1991 Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix d’Ispahan (2001 Observatory), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Grosser Preis von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), Matron Stakes (2009 Rainbow View), Pretty Polly Stakes (1994 Del Deya, 2009 Dar Re Mi), Gran Premio del Jockey Club (1996 Shantou), Gran Premio di Milano (1992 Mashaallah, 1997 Shantou), Premio Presidente della Repubblica (1994 Muhtarram), Premio Roma (1993 Knifebox, 1996 Flemensfirth), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Breeders’ Cup Classic (2008 Raven’s Pass), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (2008 Donativum, 2009 Pounced), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1984 Royal Heroine), Clement L Hirsch Turf Championship Stakes (1987 Allez Milord), Philip H Iselin Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Yellow Ribbon Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi) Royal Ascot Wins (25): Chesham Stakes (1990 Chicarica, 1998 Rhapsodist), Jersey Stakes (1991 Satin Flower, 2000 Observatory), Queen’s Vase (1992 Landowner), King George V Handicap (1993 Learmont, 1997 Heritage), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 95 Muhtarram), Britannia Handicap (1996 North Song, 1998 Plan-B), Ascot Stakes (1999 High And Mighty), Norfolk Stakes (1999 Warm Heart), Britannia Stakes (2000 El Gran Papa, 2001 Analyser), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2002 Demonstrate), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2002 Malhub), Coventry Stakes (2004 Iceman), King Edward VII Stakes (2005 Plea Bargain), Coronation Stakes (2006 Nannina), Windsor Forest Stakes (2007 Nannina), Royal Hunt Cup (2007 Royal Oath), Ribblesdale Stakes (2008 Michta), Hardwicke Stakes (2009 Bronze Cannon), Queen Mary Stakes (2010 Maqaasid) First Royal Ascot Win: Chicarica (June 21, 1990 - Chesham Stakes) First Goodwood winner: Thakib (Surplice Stakes, August 4, 1990) Total Goodwood wins: 113 (26 at July Meeting) Horses in Training (2008-2010): 146; 161; 172; Wins in a season (1989-2009): 27; 88; 86; 113; 109; 92; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 80; 55; 85; 72; 66; 91; 56; 68; 95; 88; Wins in 2010: 74

Winning jockey:-Name: Buick, William Born: Norway, July 22, 1988 Background:. Made a sensational start to his career, finishing runner-up to James Doyle in the 2006/07 All-Weather apprentice title race with 24 winners. His father, Walter, was eight-time champion jockey in Scandinavia and rode 22 classic winners in his career, and is a race reader and a work-rider for Marcus Tregoning. Shared the 2008 apprentice title with David Probert, and appointed stable jockey for John Gosden at the start of 2010. First Ride in Britain: Tiny Tim, Brighton, August 10, 2006 First Winner: Bank On Benny, Axminster Carpets Apprentice Handicap, Salisbury, September 27, 2006 English Classic Wins (1): Ladbrokes St Leger (2010 Arctic Cosmos) Other Big Race Wins: Doncaster Cup (2010 Samuel), National Bank Of Dubai Cup (2007 The Illies), Addleshaw Goddard Stakes (2007 The Illies), intercasino.co.uk St Simon Stakes (2008 Buccellati), betchronicle.com Ormonde Stakes (2009 Buccellati), EBF Chalice Stakes (2009 Polly’s Mark), E P Taylor Stakes (2009 Lahaleeb), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi), Betfair Huxley Stakes (2010 Debussy), Investec Diomed Stakes (2010 Bushman), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Darley Prix Morny (2010 Dream Ahead) Wins (2006-2009): 10; 67; 54 (shared apprentice title with David Probert); 66; Wins In 2010: 67



SIXTH RACE RESULT

5.00pm THE AGRIAGRO TRACTOR CHALLENGE HANDICAP
Class 2, £20,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ rated 96-110 (also open to such horses rated 95 & below), 1m. Weights: highest weight 9st 10lb; minimum weight 8st 10lb (3yo 8st 5lb). Penalties: after September 4, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3 from 4yo+ 5lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £12,952; 2nd: £3,854; 3rd: £1,926; 4th: £962

1) CAPPONI (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-09 Silvestre De Sousa [10] 9/2 Jt Fav
2) STOIC (IRE) (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Gimcrack)) Jeremy Noseda 4-9-02 Ryan Moore [7] 9/2 Jt Fav
3) WEBBOW (IRE) (Wentdale Limited) Nigel Tinkler p8-8-07 Louis-Philippe Beuzelin (3) [11] 25/1
4) OUR JOE MAC (IRE) (A Long) Richard Fahey 3-8-05 Paul Hanagan [2]
5) AL KHALEEJ (IRE) (C J Murfitt) David Simcock 6-8-13 Martin Lane (3) [8]
6) ORDNANCE ROW (Poilin Good) Michael Jarvis 7-9-02 Philip Robinson [1]
7) BALCARCE NOV (ARG) (Fitri Hay) Tom Tate 5-9-02 Jamie Spencer [5]
8) SWOP (IRE) (Angie Silver) Luca Cumani 7-9-02 Kieren Fallon [3]
9) HARALD BLUETOOTH (IRE) (Ahmad Al Shaikh) David Simcock 5-8-10 William Buick [9]
10) BALDUCCI (McMahon/Gorell/Pausewang/Russell) Andrew Balding 3-8-05 David Probert [6]

10 ran Non-Runner: Bushman (Going), Wannabe King (Going), Tamaathul (Going)
Time: 1m 38.95s Distances: 1, 2½, hd, 1¼, 2½, 3, nk, sh, 7
Breeder: Darley Breeding: ch c Mediacean - Nawaiet (USA) (Zilzal (USA))
Tote Win: £5.40 Places: £1.90; £1.80; £5.90 Exacta: £26.30

Winning Trainer:-Name: Johnston, Mark Steven Born: Glasgow, 10/9/59 Trains at Kingsley House Racing Stables Middleham, N Yorks Date of first licence: January 1987 First winner: Hinari Video (Carlisle, July 1, 1987) Previous Occupation: Qualified as veterinary surgeon at Glasgow University; practised as vet in Cleveland, Essex and Northern Ireland, spent brief spells with John Winter, Tommy Craig, Charlie Millbank in France and John Russell in USA British Classic wins (2): 2000 Guineas (1994 Mister Baileys); 1000 Guineas (2004 Attraction) Irish Classic wins (1): Irish 1000 Guineas (2004 Attraction) Other major wins include: Rheinland-Pokal (2002 Yavana’s Pace), Dewhurst Stakes (2004 Shamardal), Dubai Sheema Classic (1999 Fruits Of Love), Gran Criterium (1997 Lend A Hand, 2003 Pearl Of Love 2006 Kirklees), Falmouth Stakes (2008 Nahoodh), Sun Chariot Stakes (2004 Attraction), Preis Von Europa (2009 Jukebox Jury), Matron Stakes (2005 Attraction), Phoenix Stakes (1997 Princely Heir), Shadwell Middle Park Stakes (2009 Awzaan), Royal Ascot wins (32): Gold Cup (1995 Double Trigger, 2001 & 2002 Royal Rebel), King George V Handicap (1995 Diaghilef, 2002 Systematic, 2003 Fantastic Love, 2006 Linas Selection), St James’s Palace Stakes (1996 Bijou D’Inde), Britannia Handicap (1997 Fly To The Stars), Hardwicke Stakes (1999 and 2000 Fruits Of Love, 2002 Zindabad, 2005 Bandari), Chesham Stakes (2000 Celtic Silence, 2002 Helm Bank, 2003 Pearl Of Love), Queen’s Vase (2001 And Beyond, 2003 Shanty Star, 2005 Melrose Avenue, 2006 Soapy Danger, 2009 Holberg), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (2001 Takamaka Bay, 2009 Drill Sergeant), Queen Mary Stakes (2003 Attraction), Norfolk Stakes (2003 Russian Valour), Ascot Stakes (2004 Double Obsession), Coronation Stakes (2004 Attraction), Wolferton Handicap (2006 I’m So Lucky), Hampton Court Stakes (2007 Zaham), King Edward VII Stakes (2007 Boscobel, 2010 Monterosso), Jersey Stakes (2010 Rainfall) First Royal Ascot win: Double Trigger (June 22, 1995 - Gold Cup) First Goodwood win: The Can Can Man (SIS H’cap, May 23, 1991) Goodwood winners: 74 (49 at July Meeting) 1000th winner: Double Honour, Hamilton, September 4, 2000 2000th winner: Leamington, Southwell, February 5, 2008 (passed both landmarks faster than anyone else in history) Wins in a year (1987-2009): 1: 5: 15: 24: 25: 52: 77: 116: 111: 115: 123: 100: 113: 130: 116: 134: 139: 119: 141; 158; 161; 164; 216; Wins in 2010: 181

Winning jockey:-Name: de Sousa, Silvestre Born: Brazil Background: Formerly a leading apprentice in Brazil where he partnered 82 winners, riding alongside his good friend Nelson de Souza. Worked for Dermot Weld in Ireland before joining Dandy Nicholls’ yard in 2004. First Brazilian to ride in the 2000 Guineas when partnering Danum Dancer for Neville Bycroft in 2007. Big Race Wins: GNER Scottish Sprint Cup (2006 Handsome Cross), totepool Two-Year-Old Trophy (2006 Danum Dancer) First winner in Britain: Sonic Anthem, Southwell, January 1, 2006 First Double in Britain: Handsome Cross & Royal Dignitary, Musselburgh, June 10, 2006 Winners 2003-2009: 15, 3, 20; 17; 19; 35; 68 Wins in 2010: 74


SEVENTH RACE RESULT

5.35pm THE DONCASTER PREMIER INN AND TABLE TABLE HANDICAPClass 2, £25,000 guaranteed. For 3yo+ rated 91-105 (also open to such horses rated 90 & below), 1m 4f. Weights: highest weight 9st 12lb; minimum weight 8st 12lb (3yo 8st 3lb). Penalties: after September 4, each race won 6lb. Weight for age: 3 from 4yo+ 9lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £16,190; 2nd: £4,817.50; 3rd: £2,407.50; 4th: £1,202.50

1) SENATE (H R H Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 3-8-09 William Buick [5] 11/4 Fav
2) TIMES UP (Mrs I H Stewart Brown & M J Meacock) John Dunlop 4-9-04 Eddie Ahern [13] 11/2
3) THIN RED LINE (IRE) (William Stobart) Michael Dods 4-9-02 Ryan Moore [10] 11/2
4) BLIZZARD BLUES (USA) (Gestut Ammerland) Henry Cecil b4-9-07 Tom Queally [16]
5) MAGICALMYSTERYTOUR (IRE) (Broughton Thermal Insulation) Willie Musson 7-8-13 Chris Catlin [8]
6) EMERGING ARTIST (FR) (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 4-9-04 Joe Fanning [7]
7) ADMISSION (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Eve)) Michael Bell t1 3-9-00 Jamie Spencer [1]
8) SIBERIAN TIGER (IRE) (Allan Darke) Michael Wigham p5-9-02 Darryll Holland [15]
9) RED JADE (Keep Racing) Richard Fahey 5-8-12 Paul Hanagan [2]
10) HATTON FLIGHT (David Brownlow) Andrew Balding v6-8-13 David Probert [9]
11) SOPRANIST (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 4-9-08 Richard Hills [6]
12) PORGY (Dr Marwan Koukash) Richard Fahey 5-7-11 Lee Topliss (5) [12]
13) YORGUNNABELUCKY (USA) (Sheila Brookhouse) Mark Johnston p4-9-02 Kieren Fallon [11]
14) LIBEL LAW (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 4-9-12 Frankie Dettori [4]

14 ran Non-Runners: Centennial (Self Certificate, Off Colour), Ashbrittle (Vet’s Certificate, Girth Gall)
Time: 2m 31.72s Distances: 1½, ¾, hd, ½, 1¾, ¾, nk, nk, ¾, ½, hd, 7, 1½
Breeder: Watership Down Stud Breeding: ch c Pivotal - Sauterne (Rainbow Quest (USA))
Tote Win: £4.10 Places: £1.80; £2.70; £2.30 Exacta: £18.50

Winning Trainer:-Name: Gosden, John Harry Martin Born: Hove, 30/3/51 Date of first trainer’s licence (Britain): 1988 (previously a leading trainer in USA, 1980-1988) Trains at Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (previously at Manton and Newmarket) First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 English Classic Wins (5): 1,000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Investec Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), Ladbrokes St Leger (1996 Shantou, 2007 Lucarno, 2010 Arctic Cosmos) Irish Classic Wins (1): Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah) French Classic Wins (2): Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda) Other Big Race Wins Include: Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Lockinge Stakes (1994 Emperor Jones, 2008 Virtual), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nassau Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2008 Raven’s Pass), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Yorkshire Oaks (2009 Dar Re Mi), Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (1991 Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix d’Ispahan (2001 Observatory), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Grosser Preis von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), Matron Stakes (2009 Rainbow View), Pretty Polly Stakes (1994 Del Deya, 2009 Dar Re Mi), Gran Premio del Jockey Club (1996 Shantou), Gran Premio di Milano (1992 Mashaallah, 1997 Shantou), Premio Presidente della Repubblica (1994 Muhtarram), Premio Roma (1993 Knifebox, 1996 Flemensfirth), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Breeders’ Cup Classic (2008 Raven’s Pass), Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (2008 Donativum, 2009 Pounced), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1984 Royal Heroine), Clement L Hirsch Turf Championship Stakes (1987 Allez Milord), Philip H Iselin Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Yellow Ribbon Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi) Royal Ascot Wins (25): Chesham Stakes (1990 Chicarica, 1998 Rhapsodist), Jersey Stakes (1991 Satin Flower, 2000 Observatory), Queen’s Vase (1992 Landowner), King George V Handicap (1993 Learmont, 1997 Heritage), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 95 Muhtarram), Britannia Handicap (1996 North Song, 1998 Plan-B), Ascot Stakes (1999 High And Mighty), Norfolk Stakes (1999 Warm Heart), Britannia Stakes (2000 El Gran Papa, 2001 Analyser), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2002 Demonstrate), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2002 Malhub), Coventry Stakes (2004 Iceman), King Edward VII Stakes (2005 Plea Bargain), Coronation Stakes (2006 Nannina), Windsor Forest Stakes (2007 Nannina), Royal Hunt Cup (2007 Royal Oath), Ribblesdale Stakes (2008 Michta), Hardwicke Stakes (2009 Bronze Cannon), Queen Mary Stakes (2010 Maqaasid) First Royal Ascot Win: Chicarica (June 21, 1990 - Chesham Stakes) Horses in Training (2008-2010): 146; 161; 172; Wins in a season (1989-2009): 27; 88; 86; 113; 109; 92; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 80; 55; 85; 72; 66; 91; 56; 68; 95; 88; Wins in 2010: 75

Winning jockey:-Name: Buick, William Born: Norway, July 22, 1988 Background:. Made a sensational start to his career, finishing runner-up to James Doyle in the 2006/07 All-Weather apprentice title race with 24 winners. His father, Walter, was eight-time champion jockey in Scandinavia and rode 22 classic winners in his career, and is a race reader and a work-rider for Marcus Tregoning. Shared the 2008 apprentice title with David Probert, and appointed stable jockey for John Gosden at the start of 2010. First Ride in Britain: Tiny Tim, Brighton, August 10, 2006 First Winner: Bank On Benny, Axminster Carpets Apprentice Handicap, Salisbury, September 27, 2006 English Classic Wins (1): Ladbrokes St Leger (2010 Arctic Cosmos) Other Big Race Wins: Doncaster Cup (2010 Samuel), National Bank Of Dubai Cup (2007 The Illies), Addleshaw Goddard Stakes (2007 The Illies), intercasino.co.uk St Simon Stakes (2008 Buccellati), betchronicle.com Ormonde Stakes (2009 Buccellati), EBF Chalice Stakes (2009 Polly’s Mark), E P Taylor Stakes (2009 Lahaleeb), Dubai Sheema Classic (2010 Dar Re Mi), Betfair Huxley Stakes (2010 Debussy), Investec Diomed Stakes (2010 Bushman), Arlington Million (2010 Debussy), Darley Prix Morny (2010 Dream Ahead) Wins (2006-2009): 10; 67; 54 (shared apprentice title with David Probert); 66; Wins In 2010: 68


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