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Saturday, October 4, 2008


TOTESPORT.COM CAMBRIDGESHIRE DAY
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
NEWMARKET, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008


THREE SUPERB DAYS OF RACING




Managing Director of Newmarket Racecourses Stephen Wallis declared himself pleased with three excellent days of racing at the Cambridgeshire meeting.

The crowd for the final day of the meeting numbered 13,500 with the total for the three days being approximately 27,000.


Wallis said: “We’re about ten per cent down on numbers year on year but we are not immune to the credit crunch and this is consistent with our figures for the year apart from the Newmarket Nights on Fridays at the July Course.


“We’ve staged the richest race day every held in this country and witnessed some fabulous racing. The inaugural Tattersalls Timeform Million sales races have been a huge success and we’ve seen some very nice two-year-olds in action. Now it’s time to look forward to the Champions’ meeting.”


RICHEST DAY’S RACING EVER IN BRITAIN


Today at Newmarket is the richest day’s racing ever staged in the United Kingdom.


Total prize money for the seven-race card stands at a staggering £2,225,000.


The prize money on offer today is at such at high level due to the inaugural running of two new sales races - the £800,000 Tattersalls Timeform Fillies 800 and the £1,000,000 Tattersalls Timeform Million, both run over seven furlongs and restricted to graduates of the 2007 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Book One).

Also included on today’s programme is the £200,000 Group One Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes as well as one of the richest handicaps of the season, the £160,000 totesport.com Cambridgeshire.


Race 1 - Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800 - Winning Quotes

TIGER THE PERFECT TONIC FOR JARVIS


Newmarket trainer Michael Jarvis was absent from The NatWest Rowley Mile today with a bout of flu, but he received the perfect tonic when Tiger Eye put in a superb front-running display to claim the inaugural running of the Timeform Tattersalls Fillies 800 over seven furlongs.


Partnered by Philip Robinson, the Danehill Dancer juvenile filly led virtually from pillar to post and stayed on resolutely to score by two and three quarter lengths from Vitoria.


Harry Herbert, managing director for owners Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, commented of the 5/1 winner: “I was a bit worried when she came in from 10/1!

“She is owned by a private syndicate I put together for Victor Chandler and his friends a couple of years ago. I am thrilled for Victor, although he is at Longchamp today as he takes a group there every year.


“Tom and Thelma Wade are involved with the syndicate and also John McDougall. All three have been great supporters of Highclere from the start and I am so happy for them.


“It was a terrific thrill today. Michael had told us she had been working very well.


“We fell in love with this filly from the moment we saw her. Being by Danehill Dancer who had such a good season last year, we expected her to go for a fortune but we managed to get relatively cheaply (82,000 Guineas). When you look at the big picture, she wasn’t expensive.


“I suspect that will probably it for the season now. She doesn’t have to do much more really.


“We hope that she can develop into a Guineas contender next year. She looks to have the size and scope to do so.”

Stan James, who sponsor the first fillies Classic of the season, make Tiger Eye a 33/1 chance for glory on The NatWest Rowley Mile next May, while her owners VC Bet firm also go 33/1. Other bookmakers offer 25/1 (Ladbrokes) and 33/1 (Paddy Power).



FIRST RACE
WINNING JOCKEY
TATTERSALLS TIMEFORM FILLIES’ 800


CONFIDENT ROBINSON


Philip Robinson, the winning jockey on Tiger Eye in Tattersalls Timeform Fillies 800, commented: “Come halfway, I was pretty confident.


“I was travelling well and saving a lot for the finish and when I asked her she was there.


“Keep figures crossed, there will be a few more paydays like this.


“Michael (Jarvis - the trainer) will hopefully be back on his feet in a few days dancing around and celebrating this win.


“I like my mount Yaddree in the Cambridgeshire later this afternoon - he has got a big heart.”


First race 2.10pm
The Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800
Placed quotes


PLACED FILLIES HAVE HAD THEIR FINAL OUTINGS OF THE SEASON


The Mark Wallace-trained Vitoria was two-and-three-quarter lengths behind runaway winner Tiger Eye but the Irishman was thrilled with the performance of his charge.


He said: “I’m absolutely delighted with that. She’s going to be a very nice filly next year. The winner’s probably a smart horse and my filly hasn’t done a lot wrong and she’s won a few quid. The owners are happy and if they’re happy, I’m happy.”

Mark Wallace leaves Newmarket in November for a new life training at Warwick Farm, NSW, Australia so he will be handing over the first-crop daughter of Exceed And Excel, who was a 120,000gns yearling purchase, to another trainer.


“It’s a shame,” sais Wallace. “But there are plenty of Exceed And Excels down there though. This will be it for her now this season.”


Mrs Julie Wood is the proud owner of The Miniver Rose, a 100,000gns yearling and yet another juvenile from the Richard Hannon yard to acquit herself well in a major sales race this year when finishing third.


Mrs Wood said: “I’m absolutely over the moon. We were dropping back to seven furlongs - we ran at a mile last time - but all things considered she’s run awfully well to be placed. She was right out the back and ran on very well when she hit the rising ground. This is it now for the season. We’ll put her away for next year.”



GOING REPORT AFTER THE FIRST RACE


Phillip Robinson, on board the 5/1 winner Tiger Eye, described the going as “Fast.”

Eddie Ahern, jockey of the second Vitoria, thought the ground “The same as yesterday, quick.”

Richard Hughes, rider of third placed The Miniver Rose, described the going as “Firm.”

Daryryll Holland, rider of Ahla Wasahl, said: “Fast.”

Steve Drowne, jockey of Forgotten Dreams, described the going as “Quick.”

Mick Kinane, rider of Kissing The Camera, reported “Quick ground.”

Chris Catlin, jockey of Mekong Miss, said: “Firm.”

Jamie Spencer, jockey of Moneycantbuymelove, described the going as “Firm.”


YEARLINGS SALES PRICES OF RUNNERS IN THE TATTERSALLS TIMEFORM MILLION AND 800


The first two races on today’s cards are the inaugural Tattersalls Timeform Million and 800, open to graduates of Book 1 of Tattersalls October Yearling Sale in 2007. The first race, worth a total of £800,000 is open to fillies only, while the second race, in which the winner receives £492,400 of the £1,000,000 prize pot, is open to two-year-old colts, geldings and fillies.


The yearling sales price of each runner is listed below:


Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800,
first race, 2.10pm

Ahla Wasahl 55,000gns (50,000gns foal)
Dubai Legend 34,000gns
Eightdaysaweek 26,000gns vendor
Forgotten Dreams 45,000gns vendor
Indian Tonic 30,000gns
King’s Starlet 48,000gns not sold
Kissing The Camera 88,000gns vendor (95,000gns vendor, foal)
La Adellita 140,000gns
Lady Francesca 21,000gns
Mekong Miss 20,000gns
Moneycantbuymelove 75,000gns vendor
My Superstar 120,000gns vendor
Oasis Sunset 430,000gns
Suakin Dancer 75,000gns (130,000gns foal)
The Miniver Rose 100,000gns
Tiger Eye 82,000gns
Vitoria 120,000gns (60,000gns foal)
Winged Harriet 115,000gns


Tattersalls Timeform Million,
second race, 2.45pm

Crowded House 75,000gns
Cry Of Freedom 90,000gns
Dark Humour 70,000gns
Donativum 120,000gns
Felday 115,000gns (68,000gns foal)
Green Agenda 62,000gns
Gyr 180,000gns
Happy Day 280,000gns
High Alert 120,000gns (72,000gns foal)
Highland Storm 55,000gns (35,000gns foal)
Imposing 170,000gns
King’s Sabre 21,000gns
Laurie Grove 30,000gns
Liberation 240,000gns
Mafaaz 400,000gns
Monitor Closely 140,000gns
Nasri 130,000gns (48,000gns foal)
Prince Siegfried 38,000gns
Satwa Laird 150,000gns
Seminole 140,000gns
Sign Of Approval 42,000gns (57,000gns foal, 70,000gns 2yo)
Sohcahtoa 65,000gns
Sri Putra 240,000gns (65,000gns foal)
Weald Park 90,000gns



Second race 2.45pm
The Tattersalls Timeform Million
Winner’s quotes

DIFFICULT DONATIVUM FINDS VALUABLE WINNING WAYS AFTER BEING GELDED


Donativum, a 120,000gns son of Cadeaux Genereux, swooped late for victory in the inaugural Tattersalls Timeform Million, winning by half a length at 33/1.


A confident John Gosden said: “His form was solid and I wasn’t worried about the 33/1. He’s been working extremely well. He ran in a maiden at Leicester and the horse that won the Chesham (Free Agent) won it and he knocked him over.

“He doesn’t like to run in a straight line, he likes to run all over the place. So we gelded him and he came back and won his maiden in fine style.”

Gosden continued: “He’ll definitely get a mile - his brother won at Del Mar in California and it’s a tough, top of the ground family. He’s always had a lot of ability but he had a bit of a way about him which had to be dealt with. I don’t think he’ll run again this season.”


GREG FAIRLEY BANNED

Greg Fairley, rider of the 2/1 favourite Liberation in the Tattersalls Timeform Million, was banned for four days after the stewards considered him guilty of careless riding because he allowed his mount to shift left and interfere with Sri Putan who in turn caused more interference.


They suspended him for four days - October 19 to 22 inclusive.



Race 2 - Tattersalls Timeform Million - Placed Quotes

MEEHAN DELIGHTED WITH SECOND AND THIRD IN TATTERSALLS MILLION


Manton handler Brian Meehan was delighted with the performances of Crowded House (a 75,000 guineas purchase) and Nasri (a 130,000 guineas purchase), who finished second and third respectively in the first running of the Tattersalls Timeform Million, the most valuable sales race ever run.


Crowded House, a 12/1 chance, went down by half a length under Mick Kinane, just failing to repel the challenge of Donativum while 7/1 hope Nasri was a further length back in third under Jamie Spencer after holding every chance in the final furlong.


Meehan said: “Ask me tomorrow morning for my reaction, I’m still trying to take it all in!

“I am delighted with the performances of my two runners. Absolutely thrilled.


“I am not sure about future plans this season. We need to go home digest what has happened today first.


“I would hope both horses could develop into Guineas contenders next year.”


Race 3 - Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes - Winning Quotes

HEAVEN GIVES BALLYDOYLE 21ST GROUP ONE OF 2008


Halfway To Heaven gave trainer Aidan O’Brien his 21st Group One winner of the season when putting up a game display to the land the £213,000 Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes. The Pivotal filly was recording her third victory at the highest level this season, having also taken the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh and the Nassau Stakes at Goodwood.


In today’s contest, Halfway To Heaven, an 8/1 shot, battled on well inside the final furlong to hold off the persistent challenge of French raider Darjina by half a length.


Aidan O’Brien said: “She is a very tough filly and very game. She certainly doesn’t lack toughness.


“This filly has had a long, hard season and to still be running so well at this stage is a tremendous credit to her.


“It was a great ride from Seamie today. He dictated the pace well from the front.

“She might go for a race at the Breeders’ Cup now, either the Mile or the Filly & Mare Turf.”

Winning jockey Seamie Heffernan added: “This filly is so tough, genuine and straightforward. She make the jockey’s job very easy!

“It is difficult to keep these fillies at their peak and Aidan has done a great job to keep her so fresh.”

Looking ahead to tomorrow’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Aidan O’Brien said: “Tomorrow is another day and we are looking forward to it. We’re happy with both Duke Of Marmalade and Soldier Of Fortune. The Duke has had a long season, while Soldier is fresh. They are both well. Good ground would be best for Duke while Soldier should be fine on anything.”

Commenting on today’s disappointing run by Yeats in the Prix du Cadran at Longchamp, O’Brien said: “I haven’t seen the race yet or had a chance to talk to anyone.


“Maybe the season has just taken its toll on him. We trained him for the big races earlier in the season and it may be that he is best when he is fresh.


“No decision has been made as to whether he stays in training next year.”


Third race 3.15pm
The Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes
Placed quotes

DARJINA RETIRED TO PADDOCKS AFTER GAME SECOND IN SUN CHARIOT


After finishing in the runner-up slot on all six outings this season, last year’s Poule d’Essai des Pouliches winner Darjina has been retired. She was half a length behind the winner Halfway To Heaven.


“She ran very well, she has no excuse. Richard Hughes is a very good jockey. There are no excuses,” said Darjina’s trainer Alain de Royer Dupre.


“We decided before the race to stop the career of the filly. She will be a beautiful mare for her owner.”

Spacious, runner-up in the stanjamesUK.com 1,000 Guineas at The Natwest Rowley Mile in May took fourth.


Both fillies (Spacious and Heaven Sent) will stay in training next year,” confirmed Chris Richardson, racing manager for Cheveley Park Stud.


“Heaven Sent will be six by then but her full-sister Megahertz ran very well as a six-year-old. Spacious has run very well today and I think she’ll be an even stronger filly next year.”


RESULT OF STEWARDS’ ENQUIRY INTO THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN SUN CHARIOT STAKES

The stewards held an inquiry into possible interference a furlong and a half from home in the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes between third-placed Visit and Spacious, who finished fourth.


They found that the interference was caused by Alan Munro, the rider of Visit, who allowed his mount to shift left when insufficiently clear of Spacious and jockey Robert Winston. Alan Munro was awarded a one-day ban, which will rule him out of racing on Sunday, October 19.




Fourth race 3.50pm
The totesport.com Cambridgeshire
Winner’s quotes

BACK-TO-BACK CAMBRIDGESHIRE VICTORIES FOR IN-FORM GOSDEN


The great run of John Gosden’s stable continued with a length win for Tazeez in the totesport.com Cambridgeshire, giving the Newmarket trainer his third win in the valuable handicap and his second in succession, having triumphed last year with Pipedreamer.


Gosden said: “Tazeez ran an exceptionally good race at Sandown and the form of that race was solid. Then he had a good win here on the July course but just wasn’t happy last time out - he got bumped around a bit. I was worried about the ground today but he’s got a good action and he handled it well.”


Gosden was effusive in his praise of winning rider Richard Hills. He said: “Richard did a lovely job of just giving him confidence. He’s an interesting horse in that, as a four-year-old, he just lacks a bit of confidence but I thought it was a beautiful ride. It’s a funny thing with horses: they have to have self-confidence just like any athlete.”

“I thought it was a really lovely, sympathetic ride and I was thrilled with that. What I’m saying is, he’s not the easiest horse to ride and I thought Richard rode him beautifully. There’s a lot of credit to the jockey here.


“I took Virtual out for the ground and that was the right decision as he jarred up badly in the Britannia (at Royal Ascot). This horse we left in and I’m very pleased we did.

“I thought it was quick enough for Tazeez but, by God, I take that back now. I put all the Racing UK punters off as I was worried about the ground. Next time, don’t ask me before the race!”

In comparison to last year’s winner, Gosden said: “Tazeez is a very nice horse but he’s no Pipedreamer.”

Gosden also trained subsequent four-time Group 1 winner Halling to win the Cambridgeshire in 1994.



FOURTH RACE - TOTESPORT.COM CAMBRIDGESHIRE
WINNING JOCKEY
RICHARD HILLS


FIRST CAMBRIDGESHIRE WIN FOR HILLS


Richard Hills won his first totesport.com Cambridgeshire on Tazeez, switching to that horse after his intended mount Mutajarred was withdrawn because of the fast ground. Martin Dwyer was replaced on Tazeez.

Hills said: “I would feel sorry for Martin but he picked up a big race earlier (the Timeform Tattersalls) so we have both had a good day.


“That is racing - you have to be in the right place at the right time and you need a lot of luck.


“Tazeez has worked extremely well at home with Group horses so we have never really doubted his ability. He is a horse who likes a bit of room and the draw did help me today in that I was able to let him run and enjoy himself.


“When he won on the July Course, he made all and raced on his own.

“He stayed on very well when we hit the rising ground. He felt his way down the dip but I was confident after that. The Cambridgeshire is a great prize to win.


“He has really started to put it together now. I was going to desert him - Mutajarred loves soft ground and the forecast was for plenty of rain. It is lucky that we did not run him.

“The wind had a big impact on the race. It is a cross wind and took the whole field over towards the stands’ rail. If there is no wind, they run up the middle.


“There were lots of gusts, making the conditions quite difficult. He is a big strong horse and I hope he can win a Group race.”


Race 4 - totesport.com Cambridgeshire - Placed Quotes

SO NEAR FOR NANTON, SWOP WAS TOO FAR BACK, WHITE HAS OPTIONS


Scottish trainer Jim Goldie saw 66/1 shot Nanton go down by a length in the totesport.com Cambridgeshire, but was very satisfied with the effort of the six-year-old Spinning World gelding. Partnered by 5lb claimer Kelly Harrison, Nanton looked to have the race in the bag as he went clear in the final furlong but was worn down in the closing stages by Tazeez.


Goldie said: “That was a bugger! I thought we had it!

“That was a fantastic run. He travelled liked the winner all the way. We thought he would run well. He needs this faster ground and holds the track record at Redcar. The ground in the north has just been too soft for him this year. Maybe he is an improving six-year-old!

“Today was the plan for him. He may have been fortunately drawn today but you take what you get given.”

A further length and a quarter back in third was the 7/1 favourite Swop.


His trainer Luca Cumani said: “He ran well but got too far behind. He made up a lot of ground.


“They were always going a stride too fast for my other runner (Ask The Butler, 8th). He is more of a 10-furlong horse and stayed on well.”

Fourth-placed Little White Lie continued his good run of form this season, having taken the Ladbrokes Bunbury Cup at Newmarket’s Ritz Club July Festival.


His trainer John Jenkins commented: “He ran really well.


“A drop of rain would have just helped him.


“He is a very good horse. I don’t know where he will go now, we just need to think. He has several options, one of which could be to go over hurdles.”


Race 5 - European Breeders’ Fund Jersey Lily Fillies’ Nursery Handicap - Winning Quotes

FAB SO GAME


Top-weight Feeling Fab put up a tremendously game performance to land the European Breeders’ Fund Jersey Lily Fillies’ Nursery.


Running against the rail, the daughter of Refuse The Bend, a 9/1 shot, saw off all challengers to score by a head from Brierty in the seven-furlong heat.


Successful trainer Mark Johnston said: “She is very game.


“Last time out, she just got a wee bit edgy beforehand and maybe ran a bit too free.


“She got over to the rail today which helped her. We haven’t had the best of luck with the draw at this meeting and this was the first opportunity we have had to get close to the rail.


“She liked the ground out there. It has always been said that horses from the Sadler’s Wells line need soft ground. But we have found that horses by In The Wings and certainly Singspiel go well on faster ground. It seems to be the case with Refuse To Bend as well.


“I like horses by Refuse To Bend a lot, I think he’s the bees knees. His horses have done well this year and will be even better next year. Liberation (also by Refuse To Bend who finished fourth for Johnston in the Tattersalls Timeform Million) isn’t the finished article yet and neither is this filly.


“I don’t know if she will run again this season. I will need to discuss it with Alan (Spence, owner). If the ground turns against her, she wouldn’t run.”


Fifth race 4.25pm
The EBF Jersey Lily Fillies’ Nursery Handicap Stakes
Placed quotes


‘CRACKER’ BRIERTY DENIED ON LINE FOR CARROLL


A margin of just a head separated the game Brierty from winner Feeling Fab in the EBF Jersey Lily Nursery. The runner-up has already won twice for trainer Declan Carroll this season.


Carroll said: “She was coming back again near the death. She’s been a cracker. She got held up midway through the season as we had a little bit of coughing and ringworm in the yard but she’s a very nice filly.”

He added: “This is possibly her last run this year but she’s a big filly and anything she’s done this year will probably turn out to be a bonus. She should be a nice three-year-old.”


Sixth race 5.00pm
The toteswinger Handicap Stakes
Winner quotes

ANOTHER PLUM WIN FOR PUDDING AT NEWMARKET


Trainer Richard Hannon was celebrating Group 1 success in France courtesy of Paco Boy’s four-length romp in the Prix de la Foret but old favourite Plum Pudding also brought a big smile to his face when the five-year-old recorded a fifth victory at The Natwest Rowley Mile in the £20,000 toteswinger Handicap.


Hannon said: “Every time he comes to Newmarket he wins. If I take him all over the country he doesn’t win. He’s a smashing horse.”

Hannon also saddled the fourth home, the ten-time winner Orchard Supreme. His stable has enjoyed a rich run of form this season but the trainer was quick to play down his success, saying: “We all know our luck can turn at any minute.”



Race 7 - Suffolk Insulation & Renovation Services Handicap

DROP BACK TO FORM


The Last Drop, who enjoyed his finest hour when second in the 2006 St Leger, bounced back to form when landing the concluding race on totesport.com Cambridgeshire Day, the mile-and-a-half Suffolk Insulation & Renovation Services Handicap.


Partnered by Michael Hills, the five-year-old Galileo horse, a 15/2 chance, got the better of Players Please in the final furlong to score by a neck.


Since his St Leger second, The Last Drop somewhat lost his way but hinted that he might be on the way back last time out at Doncaster.


Trainer Barry Hills said: “We never really found out what was wrong with him.


“Sometimes horses just don’t fire - they are not machines.


“That was the best form he has has shown for a couple of years.


“I don’t know what is next for him. The November Handicap at Doncaster could be a possibility but he is also due to go to sales.”



totesport MARKET MOVERS

totesport report a good spread of money on today’s big betting race, the totesport.com Cambridgeshire (3.50pm), in which the Wigan-based firm are offering each-way terms on the first five horses home.


Horses coming in for support in the historic nine-furlong event with totesport are the John Hills-trained Military Power, the Pricewise selection in today’s Racing Post, who is into 14/1 from 18/1. Pricewise is seeking his six successive winning Saturday. Each-way support for the Mark Tompkins-trained outsider Alan Devonshire has seen the three-year-old come into 50/1 (from 100/1).


Other horses for money with totesport on today’s card are Monitor Closely, who is 12/1 (from 16/1) in the Tattersalls Timeform Million (2.45pm). In the first running of this very valuable sales race, totesport will be offering each-way terms on the first four.


In the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (3.15pm), French filly Darjina is 7/4 (from 2/1) while in the concluding Suffolk Insulation & Renovation Services Handicap (5.35pm), Prince Sabaah is 18/1 (from 25/1).



FURTHER MARKET MOVERS

Military Power continues to prove popular in the totesport Cambridgeshire (3.50pm). Ladbrokes now go 16/1 (from 20/1) while VC Bet have trimmed the three-year-old bottom-weight into 14/1 (from 20/1) and Paddy Power now go 12/1 (from 25/1). Northern raider Prince Kalamoun is 7/1 (from 8/1) with VC Bet, who are offering five places on the historic nine-furlong handicap and 9/1 (from 10/1) with Paddy Power, who are also offering five places. Swop is 9/1 (from 10/1) with Ladbrokes.


Two for money with Ladbrokes in the Tattersalls Timeform Million (2.45pm) are the Mark Johnston-trained Liberation, the impressive winner of an Ascot nursery last Sunday, who is now 9/4 from 11/4 and Monitor Closely, who is 12/1 from 16/1. Liberation is 9/4 (from 5/2) with Paddy Power, who offer four places on the seven-furlong event.


Darjina is 13/8 (from 15/8) with both Paddy Power and VC Bet in the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (3.15pm).



GOING CHANGE

Following a dry morning, there is a change to the official going description ahead of the first race.


The going is now:
GOOD TO FIRM, FIRM IN PLACES
(from good to firm)


GOING GOOD TO FIRM AFTER DRY NIGHT


The going for totesport.com Cambridgeshire day remains as good to firm after a dry night. The going stick reading at 9.30am was 9.5, the same reading as 10am on Friday.


Michael Prosser, Clerk of the Course at Newmarket, reported: “The weather overnight has been exactly as we’d anticipated. The ground is still good to firm and, though there is some rain predicted before 3pm - about three millimetres - there is quite a strong wind and I can’t foresee any changes to the ground description.


“I’ll walk the course again prior to racing but I believe the heavy rain is not expected until after the end of today’s meeting.”

The starting stalls are positioned on the far rail, as they were for Friday’s races.




‘BARGAIN’ FILLIES TO THE FORE IN 32RED.COM CHEVELEY PARK STAKES


As trainer Alan Bailey declared after yesterday’s 32Red.com Cheveley Park Stakes: “It just shows you don’t have to be a millionaire to buy a racehorse.”

He was referring to the yearling purchase price of Aspen Darlin, bought last year by the trainer at Tattersalls Ireland for 10,000 Euros . The Indian Haven filly has subsequently won the Group 3 Firth Of Clyde Stakes and finished runner-up behind Serious Attitude in the Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes.


The winner was not much more expensive, having been purchased at Book 3 of Tattersalls October Yearling Sale for 7,500gns. The first two home thus cost £14,632 - just short of the £15,000 it cost for each of them to be supplemented for yesterday’s race.


Bushranger, the winner of the other juvenile Group 1 race on Friday’s card, the Shadwell Middle Park Stakes, had a sale price more commonly associated with top-flight winners: he was purchased for 100,000gns at Doncaster’s St Leger Yearling Sale, representing a good pinhooking return of his foal sale price of 15,000 Euros.




FIRST RACE RESULT

2.10pm TATTERSALLS TIMEFORM FILLIES' 800
£800,000 guaranteed, 7f, For 2yo fillies, which were catalogued in Part 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, 2007, and which have been declared by Tattersalls Ltd as eligible to be entered and run in accordance with the relevant rules. Weights 9st Entries 132 pay £200 1st Forfeit 114 pay £2,500 2nd Forfeit 69 pay £2,500 Confirmed 20 pay £1000 Penalty value 1st £393,920; 2nd £157,600; 3rd £78,720; 4th £47,280; 5th £31,440; 6th £15,760

1 TIGER EYE (IRE) (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing (Vc2) Michael Jarvis 2-9-0 Philip Robinson [11] 5/1
2 VITORIA (IRE) (HE Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed) Mark Wallace 2-9-0 Eddie Ahern [16] 7/1
3 THE MINIVER ROSE (IRE) (Mrs J Wood) Richard Hannon 2-9-0 Richard Hughes [5] 12/1
4 dht MONEYCANTBUYMELOVE (IRE) (Wright, Stanley, Marsh, Lascelles & Harris) Michael Bell 2-9-0 Jamie Spencer [17] 16/1
4 dht WINGED HARRIET (IRE) (F Wilson) William Haggas 2-9-0 Liam Jones [6] 6/1
6 AHLA WASAHL (Sultan Ali) David Simcock 2-9-0 Darryll Holland [10]
7 DUBAI LEGEND (Ahmad Al Shaikh) David Simcock 2-9-0 Richard Mullen [15]
8 LADY FRANCESCA (David & Gwyn Joseph) William Muir 2-9-0 Martin Dwyer [8]
9 OASIS SUNSET (IRE) (Gigginstown House Stud) David Wachman IRE 2-9-0v1 Wayne Lordan [1]
10 KISSING THE CAMERA (Paul Makin) Jeremy Noseda 2-9-0 Mick Kinane [13] 9/2f
11 MY SUPERSTAR (Renata Jacobs) Sir Michael Stoute 2-9-0 Ryan Moore [2]
12 INDIAN TONIC (IRE) (The Indian Tonic Partnership) William Jarvis 2-9-0 Alan Munro [4]
13 KING'S STARLET (Helena Springfield Ltd) Hughie Morrison 2-9-0 Robert Havlin [18]
14 FORGOTTEN DREAMS (IRE) (Prince Ahmed Faisal) Harry Dunlop 2-9-0 Steve Drowne [12]
15 SUAKIN DANCER (IRE) (J Bernstein) Hughie Morrison 2-9-0 Dane O'Neill [9]
16 MEKONG MISS (Mrs J Martin & K Snell) Jonathan Jay 2-9-0 Chris Catlin [7]

16 ran
Non-runners: 3 Eightdaysaweek (vet certificate), 8 La Adelita (self certificate)
Distances: 2 3/4, 1 1/2, 3, dht, nk, nk, 1/2, 1 3/4, nk, 1 1/4, 3/4, 1 3/4, 7, 12, 2
Breeder: J Beever Breeding: b f Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Pink Stone (FR) (Bigstone (IRE)
Time: 1m 23.76s Totes: Win: £6.70 Places: £2.30; £2.60; £3.70 Exacta:

Winning trainer:-Name: Jarvis, Michael Andrew Born: Lewes, 14/8/1938 Trains at: Kremlin House, Newmarket, Suffolk Date of first licence: 1968 First winner: Knotty Pine, Doncaster, March 26, 1968 Previous Occupation: Son of jump jockey Andrew Jarvis, worked for Bob Turnell and Ryan Price, rode 3 winners as National Hunt jockey, head lad to Towser Gosden for 6 years, head lad to Gordon Smyth for 2 years, private trainer to David Robinson for 8 years. British Classic Wins: 1000 Guineas (2001 Ameerat), Vodafone Oaks (2005 Eswarah) Major wins include: Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti), Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Coronation Cup (1982 Easter Sun), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Haydock Sprint Cup (1969 Tudor Music, 1971 Green God, 1984 Petong), Italian St Leger (1989 Sierra Star), Italian Derby (1989 Prorutori, 2001 Morshdi), Juddmonte International (1981 Beldale Flutter), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti), July Cup (1968 So Blessed, 1969 Tudor Music), Nunthorpe Stakes (1968 Flying Legs, 1973 Bitty Girl), Premio Presidente Della Repubblica (1985 Bob Back, 2003 Rakti), Premio Parioli (1984 Southern Arrow), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (1989 Carroll House), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Racing Post Trophy (1980 Beldale Flutter), Italian Oaks (2007 Fashion Statement), Gran Premio di Milano (2007 Sudan), Premio Roma (2007 Pressing), Tattersalls Timeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye) Royal Ascot wins (14): Cork and Orrery Stakes (1969 Tudor Music), Queen Mary Stakes (1973 Bitty Girl), Jersey Stakes (1973 Pitskelly), Queen’s Vase (1980 Toondra), Wokingham Handicap (1984 Petong, 2005 Iffraaj), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1985 Bob Back, 2004 Rakti), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001 Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003 Attache), Sandringham Rated Stakes (2004 Celtic Heroine), Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), Chesham Stakes (2006 Champlain), Ribblesdale Stakes (2007 Silkwood), Topkapi Trophy (2008 Pressing) Number of horses in training (1991-2008): 59: 46: 39: 39: 43: 36: 45: 66: 61: 73: 95: 106: 103: 94:100: 110; 113; 124 Wins in a season (1991-2007): 24: 28: 21: 15: 18: 20: 17: 19: 35: 38: 56: 55: 57: 65: 59; 73; 62; Wins in 2008: 90

Winning jockey:-Name: Robinson, Philip Peter. Born: January 10, 1961 in Newmarket Apprenticeship: With father, Peter Robinson. First winner: Busting (Yarmouth, June 14, 1978) British Classic wins: (3) 1,000 Guineas (1984 Pebbles; 2001 Ameerat); St Leger (1993 Bob's Return) Other major wins include: German 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), Irish 1,000 Guineas (2000 Crimplene), French Derby (2000 Holding Court), Coronation Stakes (1984 Katies, 2000 Crimplene); Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2000 Crimplene) Great Voltigeur Stakes (1993 Bob’s Return); Premio Presidente della Repubblica (2003 Rakti), Vodafone Coronation Cup (2003 Warrsan); Champion Stakes (2003 Rakti); Queen Alexandra Stakes (2001, Life Is Life), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2003, Attache), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (2004 Rakti), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2004 Rakti), Lockinge Stakes (2005 Rakti) Wolferton Rated Stakes (2004 Red Fort), totesport Chester Cup (2004, 2005 Anak Pekan), Wokingham Stakes (2005 Ifraaj), Tattersalls Tmeform Fillies’ 800 (2008 Tiger Eye) 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) Other details: Rode in Hong Kong 1989-91 (leading rider 1989 and 1990) and returned in 1997 Wins (1992-2007): 52, 52, 50, 41, 31, 0, 28, 53, 57, 47, 55, 70, 67, 70, 75, 62, Wins In 2008: 69

SECOND RACE RESULT

2.45pm TATTERSALLS TIMEFORM MILLION
£1,000,000 guaranteed, 7f, For 2yo, which were catalogued in Part 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, 2007, and which have been declared by Tattersalls Ltd as eligible to be entered and run in accordance with the relevant rules. Weights colts & geldings 9st 3lb, fillies 8st 12lb Entries 184 pay £2,000 1st Forfeit 159 pay £2,500; 2nd Forfeit 94 pay £2,500 Confirmed 27 pay £3,000 Penalty value 1st £492,500; 2nd £197,000; 3rd £98,400; 4th £59,100; 5th £39,300; 6th £19,700

1 DONATIVUM (HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 2-9-3 Martin Dwyer [2] 33/1
2 CROWDED HOUSE (Paul Reddam, Mrs C Burrell & J Harvey) Brian Meehan 2-9-3 Mick Kinane [8] 12/1
3 NASRI (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar) Brian Meehan 2-9-3 Jamie Spencer [24] 7/1
4 LIBERATION (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 2-9-3 Greg Fairley [23] 2/1f
5 MAFAAZ (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Gosden 2-9-3 Richard Hills [15] 16/1
6 MONITOR CLOSELY (IRE) (Lawrie Inman) Peter Chapple-Hyam 2-9-3 Alan Munro [17]
7 PRINCE SIEGFRIED (FR) (David Brownlow) Andrew Balding 2-9-3 William Buick [20]
8 SRI PUTRA (HRH Sultan Ahmad Shah) Michael Jarvis 2-9-3 Philip Robinson [22]
9 SOHCAHTOA (IRE) (Sue Brendish) Richard Hannon 2-9-3 Dane O'Neill [1]
10 WEALD PARK (USA) (The Heffer Syndicate) Richard Hannon 2-9-3 Richard Hughes [4]
11 HIGH ALERT (Susan Roy & Mountgrange Stud) Jeremy Noseda 2-9-3b Shane Kelly [16]
12 GYR (IRE) (Prince Ahmed Faisal) John Dunlop 2-9-3 Richard Mullen [14]
13 FELDAY (Mrs R Hammond) Hughie Morrison 2-9-3 Steve Drowne [19]
14 IMPOSING (Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor) Sir Michael Stoute 2-9-3 Ryan Moore [12]
15 SIGN OF APPROVAL (Cyril Wall) Karl Burke 2-9-3 Chris Hayes [7]
16 CRY OF FREEDOM (USA) (Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed A Maktoum) Mark Johnston 2-9-3 Darryll Holland [18]
17 LAURIE GROVE (IRE) (Mrs L Askew) Terry Mills 2-9-3 Michael Hills [13]
18 SATWA LAIRD (ThelamprellPartnership) Ed Dunlop 2-9-3 Chris Catlin [10]
19 HIGHLAND STORM (D Fish) James Given 2-9-3 Jim Crowley [9]
20 SEMINOLE (IRE) (HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 2-9-3 Robert Havlin [5]
21 KING'S SABRE (Jones, Haim, Kelly & Kennedy) William Muir 2-9-3 Daragh O'Donohoe [3]
22 GREEN AGENDA (The Green Dot Partnership) Mark Johnston 2-9-3 J-P Guillambert [6]
23 HAPPY DAY (IRE) (Lady Laidlaw) David Wachman IRE 2-9-3 Wayne Lordan [21]
P DARK HUMOUR (IRE) (Newtownanner Stud, D Keough, Sir Michael Smurfit) Dermot Weld IRE 2-9-3v1 Eddie Ahern [11]

24 ran Distances: 1/2, 1, hd, 1/2, 1 1/4, nk, 1/2, nk, nk, nk, 1 1/2, 1/2, nse, 1 1/2, 2 3/4, 2 1/4, nk, 1 1/2, hd, 2, 17, 2 1/4
Breeder: Stratford Place Stud Breeding: ch or gr g Cadeaux Genereux - Miss Universe (IRE)
Time: 1m 24.22s Totes: Win: £70.70 Places: £14.50;£4.60; £2.60 Exacta: £969.80

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) English Classic Winners: (4) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Vodafone Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), St Leger (1996 Shantou, 2007 Lucarno) First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 Other major wins include: Challenge Stakes (1993 Catrail, 2006 Sleeping Indian), Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), French 1,000 Guineas (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1995 Presenting), Gran Premio di Milano (1997 Shantou), Grosser Preis Von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), Hungerford Stakes (1994 Pollen Count - dh with Young Ern), Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 1995 Muhtarram, 1997 Shantou), Prix de l’Abbaye (1991Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix de la Salamandre (1995 Lord Of Men), Prix Lupin (1995 Flemensfirth), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2008 Raven’s Pass), Royal Lodge Stakes (1996 Benny The Dip, 2002 Al Jadeed, 2005 Leo), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Lennox Stakes (2000 Observatory), European Free Handicap (2001 Clearing), totesport.com Cambridgeshire (1994 Halling, 2007 Pipedreamer) Iveco Solario Stakes (2007 Raven’s Pass), Sky Bet York Stakes (2008 Pipedreamer), totesport.com Celebration Mile (2008 Raven’s Pass), Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes (2008 Centennial), Tattersalls Timeform Million (2008 Donativum) Trains at Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (previously at Manton and Newmarket) Royal Ascot Wins (23): Chesham Stakes (1990 Chicarica), 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), Chesham Stakes (1998 Rhapsodist) 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 Horses in Training (2008): 146 Wins in a season (1989-2007): 28; 87; 86; 113; 110; 93; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 82; 55; 85; 72; 66; 92; 56; 66; Wins in 2008: 77

Winning Jockey:- Name: Dwyer, Martin Joseph Date of Birth: 28/06/75 Background: Raised in Liverpool, he joined Ian Balding aged 15 Based: Hungerford, Berks Classic Successes: (2) Vodafone Oaks (2003 Casual Look), Vodafone Derby (2006 Sir Percy) Big Race Wins: Bunbury Cup (2004 Material Witness), Canadian International (2003 Phoenix Reach), Cheshire Oaks (2002 Shadow Dancing), Cumberland Lodge Stakes (2004 High Accolade), Diomed Stakes (2004 Passing Glance), Dubai Sheema Classic (2005 Phoenix Reach), Goodwood Cup (2003 Persian Punch), Hong Kong Vase (2004 Phoenix Reach), Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Park Hill Stakes (2006 Rising Cross), Jockey Club Cup (2002 and 2003 Persian Punch), Newmarket Stakes (2002 Highdown), Predominate Stakes (2003 High Accolade, 2004 Manyana), Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (2002 Highdown), Royal Lodge Stakes (2003 Snow Ridge), Vintage Stakes (2005 Sir Percy), John Porter Stakes (2006 Mubtaker), Tatterslls Timeform Million (2008 Donativum) Other Details: Married to daughter of trainer William Muir Royal Ascot Wins (5): King’s Stand Stakes (June 18, 2002, Dominica), Ascot Stakes (June 18, 2003, Sindapour), Balmoral Handicap (June 2002, Zargus), King Edward VII Stakes (June 20, 2003, High Accolade), Windsor Castle Stakes (2007 Drawnfromthepast) Wins 1993-2007: 1; 6; 6; 36; 57; 46; 36; 61; 65; 104; 90; 82; 82; 90; 69; Wins This Season: 51

THIRD RACE RESULT

3.15pm KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN SUN CHARIOT STAKES (GROUP 1)
£213,000 guaranteed For 3yo+ fillies and mares Weights 3yo 8st 13lb;4yo+ 9st 2lb Weight For Age 3 from 4yo+ 3lb Entries 40 pay £750 1st Forfeit 29 pay £750 2nd Forfeit 1 pay £15,000 Confirmed 20 pay £500 Penalty Value 1st £120,920; 2nd £45,837.60; 3rd £22,940.10; 4th £11,438.10; 5th £5,729.70; 6th £2,875.50

1 HALFWAY TO HEAVEN (IRE) (Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Sue Magnier) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-13 Seamie Heffernan [6] 8/1
2 DARJINA (FR) (Princess Zahra Aga Khan) Alain de Royer-Dupre FR 4-9-2 Richard Hughes [1] 11/10F
3 VISIT (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-13 Alan Munro [3] 20/1
4 SPACIOUS (Cheveley Park Stud) James Fanshawe 3-8-13 Robert Winston [2]
5 HEAVEN SENT (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 5-9-2 Ryan Moore [9]
6 BARSHIBA (IRE) (Jeff Smith) David Elsworth 4-9-2 Richard Quinn [5]
7 NAHOODH (IRE) (Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-8-13 Mick Kinane [7]
8 HARVEST QUEEN (IRE) (Bakewell Bloodstock Ltd) Peter Makin 5-9-2 Eddie Ahern [10]
9 FESTOSO (IRE) (Prince Ahmed Faisal) Harry Dunlop 3-8-13 Steve Drowne [4]
10 LISTEN (IRE) (Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-13 Jamie Spencer [11]

10 ran Time: 1m 35.41s Non-runner: 5 Eva’s Request (self certificate)
Distances: 1/2, 1, 3 3/4, 3/4, 1 1/2, 4 1/2, 5, 3 1/4, 2 1/4
Breeder: T Stewart Breeding: gr f Pivotal - Cassandra Go (IRE)
Totes: Win: £8.60 Places: £2.40; £1.02; £7.30 Exacta: £17.20

Winning trainer:-Name: Aidan O’Brien Date of birth: 16/10/69 Previous occupation: Assistant trainer to Jim Bolger and Anne-Marie Crowley O’Brien Date of first licence: 1993 British Classic wins: (10) Vodafone Derby (2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral), 2000 Guineas (1998 King Of Kings, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2005 Footstepsinthesand, 2006 George Washington, 2008 Henrythenavigator), 1000 Guineas (2005 Virginia Waters),Vodafone Oaks (1998 Shahtoush, 2001 Imagine, 2006 Alexandrova), St Leger (2001 Milan, 2003 Brian Boru, 2005 Scorpion) Irish Classic Wins: (20) Irish 2,000 Guineas (1997 Desert King, 1999 Saffron Walden, 2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2008 Henrythenavigator), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1997 Classic Park, 2001 Imagine, 2003 Yesterday, 2008 Halfway To Heaven), Irish Derby (1997 Desert King, 2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral, 2006 Dylan Thomas, 2007 Soldier Of Fortune, 2008 Frozen Fire), Irish Oaks (2006 Alexandrova, 2007 Peeping Fawn, 2008 Moonstone), Irish St Leger (2007 Yeats, 2008 Septimus) Other major wins include: Criterium de Saint-Cloud (2001 Ballingary, 2002 Alberto Giacometti), Darley Dewhurst Stakes (2001 Rock Of Gibraltar), Eclipse Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Hawk Wing, 2008 Mount Nelson), French 2,000 Guineas (2002 Landseer, 2006 Aussie Rules, 2007 Astronomer Royal), French 1,000 Guineas (2001 Rose Gypsy), Futurity Stakes (2002 Van Nistelrooy), Irish Champion Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2003 High Chaparral, 2007 Dylan Thomas), Juddmonte International Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2003 Hawk Wing), July Cup (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Galileo, 2007 Dylan Thomas, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Middle Park Stakes (2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg), National Stakes (1996 Desert King, 1997 King Of Kings, 2000 Beckett, 2001 Hawk Wing; 2003 One Cool Cat, 2005 George Washington, 2008 Mastercraftsman), Nunthorpe Stakes (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), Phoenix Stakes (1998 Lavery, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg, 2002 Spartacus, 2003 One Cool Cat, 2005 George Washington, 2006 Holy Roman Emperor, 2008 Mastercraftsman), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere/Grand Criterium (1997 Second Empire, 1999 Ciro, 2001 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2002 Hold That Tiger, 2004 Oratorio, 2005 Horatio Nelson, 2006 Holy Roman Emperor) Prix Morny (1998 Orpen, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2001 Johanesburg), Prix du Moulin (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (2007 Dylan Thomas), Prix Ganay (2007 Dylan Thomas, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2006 George Washington), Racing Post Trophy (1997 Saratoga Springs, 1999 Aristotle, 2001 High Chaparral, 2002 Brian Boru), Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stake (2008 Halfway To Heaven), BGC Sussex Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2007 Henrythenavigator), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2003 Black Sam Bellamy, 2008 Duke Of Marmalade), Yorkshire Oaks (2006 Alexandrova, 2007 Peeping Fawn), Blue Square Nassau Stakes (2007 Peeping Fawn, 2008 Halfway To Heaven), Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (2007 Peeping Fawn), Coronation Cup (2005 Yeats, 2007 Scorpion, 2008 Soldier Of Fortune) Wins in Britain 2000-2007: 10; 20 (champion trainer for win and place prize money); 10 (champion trainer for win and place prize money); 6; 4; 20; 11; 18 (champion trainer for win and place prize money) Wins in 2008 (In Britain): 20

Winning jockey:- Name: Heffernan, James Anthony (Seamie) Based: Gaulestown, Ballyfoyle, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland Classic Wins (5): Irish 1000 Guineas (2001 Imagine, 2008 Halfway To Heaven), Irish Derby (2007 Soldier Of Fortune, 2008 Frozen Fire), Irish St Leger (2008 Septimus) Other Big Race Wins: Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (2008 Halfway To Heaven), Ballgallon Stud Renaissance Stakes (2006 Beauty Bright), Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial (2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral, 2006 Dylan Thomas), Derrinstown Stud 1,000 Guineas Trial (2006 Queen Cleopatra), Dimitrova 1,000 Guineas Trial (2006 Kamarinskaya), National Stakes (2000 Beckett), Phoenix Sprint Stakes (2002 One Won One), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2008 Again) Wins In Ireland in 2001-2007: 38; 32; 44; 28; 35; 33; 44 Wins in Britain in 2007: 1 Wins in Britain in 2008: 1



FOURTH RACE RESULT

3.50pm totesport.com CAMBRIDGESHIRE HERITAGE HANDICAP
£160,000 guaranteed, 9f, For 3yo+ Weights highest weight not less than 9st 10lb (any horse rated above 110 (114 if 3yo) shall initially be treated as having that rating and the highest weight allotted shall be 9st 10lb; subsequently the excess over 110 (114 if 3yo) in any rating shall be added to the weight allotted) Minimum weight 7st 12lb Penalties after August 30, a winner 4lb; of any 2 races 7lb Weight for age 3 from 4yo+ 4lb Smokey Oakey’s Handicap Mark 110 Entries 134 pay £275 1st Forfeit 110 pay £300 Confirmed 67 pay £225 Penalty Value 1st £99,696; 2nd £29,856; 3rd £14,928; 4th £7,472; 5th £3,728; 6th £1,872

1 TAZEEZ (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Gosden 4-9-2 Richard Hills [21] 25/1
2 NANTON (USA) (Stuart Morrison) Jim Goldie 6-7-13 Kelly Harrison (5) [1] 66/1
3 SWOP (IRE) (Angie Silver) Luca Cumani 5-8-12 Richard Hughes [2] 7/1f
4 LITTLE WHITE LIE (IRE) (The Three Honest Men) John Jenkins 4-9-4 Mick Kinane [9] 25/1
5 YADDREE (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-9-0 Philip Robinson [22] 9/1
6 PREMIO LOCO (USA) (Bernard Westley) Chris Wall 4-9-3 George Baker [18] 8/1
7 CARAVEL (IRE) (Neil Greig -Osborne House) Sir Mark Prescott 4-8-5 J-P Guillambert [10]
8 ASK THE BUTLER (R Baines) Luca Cumani 4-9-4 Dane O'Neill [7]
9 DREAM LODGE (IRE) (The G-Guck Group) James Given 4-9-0 Richard Quinn [26]
10 INDIAN DAYS (D Fish) James Given 3-8-8 Jim Crowley [27]
11 WATAMU (IRE) (R Henley) Peter Makin 7-9-5v Eddie Ahern [8]
12 HUZZAH (IRE) (J Gale, J Finch, D Cole, R Dollar, D Powell) Barry Hills 3-8-9 Michael Hills [11]
13 CHARLIE FARNSBARNS (IRE) (The English Gals) Brian Meehan 4-9-4 Patrick Hills (3) [17]
14 FEARED IN FLIGHT (IRE) (Jack Hanson, Cavendish Inv Ltd, A Patrick) Barry Hills 3-8-9 Chris Catlin [31]
15 DUBAI'S TOUCH (Salem Suhail) Mark Johnston 4-9-4 Greg Fairley [28]
16 ADA RIVER (G Russell) Andrew Balding 3-8-10 William Buick [30]
17 UNSHAKABLE (IRE) (Unshakable Partnership) Bob Jones 9-8-10 Paul Eddery [12]
18 LANG SHINING (IRE) (Ballymacoll Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 4-9-4 Ryan Moore [35]
19 MILITARY POWER (HRH Princess Haya of Jordan) John Hills 3-8-3 Liam Jones [15]
20 DON'T PANIC (IRE) (A Webb) Peter Chapple-Hyam 4-9-5 Alan Munro [14]
21 ALAN DEVONSHIRE (Russell Trew Ltd) Mark Tompkins 3-8-10 Tadhg O'Shea [33]
22 PRINCE KALAMOUN (IRE) (Jonathan Dixon) Alan Swinbank 3-8-6 Jamie Spencer [19]
23 MIA'S BOY (Iraj Parvizi) Chris Dwyer 4-9-4 Jimmy Quinn [29]
24 SIBERIAN TIGER (IRE) (Ridgeway Downs Racing) Mick Channon 3-8-10 Edward Creighton [16]
25 FIFTEEN LOVE (USA) (Khalid Abdulla) Roger Charlton 3-9-3p Steve Drowne [23]
26 DOCOFTHEBAY (IRE) (Paul Dixon) Jamie Osborne 4-9-7 Shane Kelly [34]
27 FISHFORCOMPLIMENTS (Mel Roberts & Nicola Meese) Richard Fahey 4-8-8ow1 Robert Winston [24]
28 RAPTOR (GER) (Mrk Gittins) Karl Burke 5-8-7 Chris Hayes [20]

28 ran Time: 1m 47.66s Totes: Win: £35.80 Places: £8.00; £13.30; £3.30; £4.70 Exacta: £5716.70
Non-runners: 1 Smokey Oakey (sc), 4 Mutajarred (gr), 15 Babodana (sc), 16 Master Of Arts (gr), 19 Virtual (gr), 31 Zero Tolerence (gr), 34 Kinsya (vc) Distances: 1, 1 1/4, 3 3/4, 1 1/4, hd, 1 1/4, hd, 3/4, 1/2, 1/2, 1 1/2, nk, 1 1/4, hd, hd, nk, 2 1/4, 1 1/4, 1 1/4, 2 1/2, 1/2, 3 1/4, 3/4, 1/2, 2 1/2, 1/2, nk
Breeder: Clovelly Farms Breeding: b or br g Silver Hawk (USA) - Soiree Russe (USA) (Nureyev (USA))

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) English Classic Winners: (4) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (2000 Lahan), Vodafone Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), St Leger (1996 Shantou, 2007 Lucarno) First winner in Europe: Intimidate, Kempton, March 27, 1989 Major wins include: Challenge Stakes (1993 Catrail, 2006 Sleeping Indian), Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Falmouth Stakes (1997 Ryafan), Fillies’ Mile (2000 Crystal Music, 2004 Playful Act, 2005 Nannina, 2008 Rainbow View), French 1,000 Guineas (1999 Valentine Waltz, 2002 Zenda), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1995 Presenting), Gran Premio di Milano (1997 Shantou), Grosser Preis Von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), Hungerford Stakes (1994 Pollen Count - dh with Young Ern), Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), July Cup (2003 Oasis Dream), Middle Park Stakes (2002 Oasis Dream), Nunthorpe Stakes (2003 Oasis Dream), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1994 & 1995 Muhtarram, 1997 Shantou), Prix de l’Abbaye (1991Keen Hunter), Prix de la Foret (1992 Wolfhound, 2001 Mount Abu), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan, 2001 Sulk), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix de la Salamandre (1995 Lord Of Men), Prix Lupin (1995 Flemensfirth), Prix Maurice de Gheest (2002 May Ball), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2008 Raven’s Pass), Royal Lodge Stakes (1996 Benny The Dip, 2002 Al Jadeed, 2005 Leo), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Lennox Stakes (2000 Observatory), European Free Handicap (2001 Clearing), totesport.com Cambridgeshire (1994 Halling, 2007 Pipedreamer, 2008 Tazeez) Iveco Solario Stakes (2007 Raven’s Pass), Sky Bet York Stakes (2008 Pipedreamer), totesport.com Celebration Mile (2008 Raven’s Pass), Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur Stakes (2008 Centennial), Tattersalls Timeform Million (2008 Donativum) Trains at Clarehaven Stables, Bury Road, Newmarket, Suffolk (previously at Manton and Newmarket) Horses in Training (2008): 146 Wins in a season (1989-2007): 28; 87; 86; 113; 110; 93; 86; 75; 91; 77; 74; 82; 55; 85; 72; 66; 92; 56; 66; Wins in 2008: 78

Winning jockey:-Name: Hills, Richard John. Born: Newmarket, 22/1/63 Apprenticeship: With Tom Jones. First winner: Border Dawn (Doncaster 26/10/79) Classic wins: (5) 1000 Guineas (1995 Harayir, 2000 Lahan), 2000 Guineas (2004 Haafhd), St Leger (1999 Mutafaweq), Vodafone Oaks (2005 Eswarah) Other major wins: Autumn Stakes (2000 Nayef), totesport.com Cambridgeshire (2008 Tazeez), Champion Stakes (2001 Nayef), Chesham Stakes (1996 Shamikh), Dubai World Cup (1999 Almutawakel), Falmouth Stakes (2000 Alshakr, 2002 Tashawak), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2002 Mubtaker), German Oaks (2002 Salve Regina), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2002 Bandari), Greenham Stakes (2001 Munir), Hungerford Stakes (1998 Muhtathir), Juddmonte International Stakes (2002 Nayef), July Cup (1998 Elnadim), Betfair Molecomb Stakes (2008 Finjaan), Middle Park Stakes (1997 Hayil), Norfolk Stakes (1986 Sizzling Melody, 1989 Pettilante), Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (1994 Wagon Master; 2001 Mutamam; 2004 Bandari), Queen Mary Stakes (1997 Nadwah), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1994 Maroof, 2001 Summoner); Rockfel Stakes (1999 Lahan); Royal Lodge Stakes (1998 Mutaahab, 2002 Al Jadeed), Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar, 2001 Nayef), September Stakes (2000 Mutamam); Temple Stakes (1999 Tipsy Creek); Watership Down Stud Sales Race (2002 Sharplaw Venture), Yorkshire Cup (1985 Ilium) Other details: Took over as number one jockey to Hamdan Al Maktoum on the retirement of Willie Carson. Wins (1990-2007):56, 67, 52, 57, 59, 70, 71, 85, 83, 77, 81, 79, 81, 75, 66, 72, 54, 72 Wins This Year: 57


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