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Kew Gardens 3 C, Ch, L
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First Manassas 9/2 T
Master George 25 C
Bold Ewar 8 C

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LATEST DERBY NEWS





TRIALS FOR VODAFONE DERBY NEARLY OVER



Tuesday's Compass UK Leisure Predominate Stakes at Goodwood is the last main Vodafone Derby trial and up to six Vodafone Derby entries could be involved.


Godolphin has entered Inchlonaig and Roscius, who are both Vodafone Derby entries, and Sun Charm. At the moment JWE Telecom Dante third Best Of The Bests is Godolphin's main Vodafone Derby hope. Amanda Perrett, who has her string in fine form, could be represented by Ferzao, who won a Windsor classified stakes, while Epsom trainer Terry Mills has Norton, one of three possible Vodafone Derby runners from his yard.


The other two Vodafone Derby entries engaged at Goodwood are St Expedit, trained by Geoff Wragg, and the Khalid Abdulla-owned Tantalus, who was third in the Victor Chandler Chester Vase. This last major trial is followed by the second forfeit stage for the Vodafone Derby on Wednesday (May 24), with a final opportunity to enter the premier classic, worth 1 million, coming with the supplementary entry stage on Saturday, June 3, at a cost of 75,000.


The Vodafone Derby picture became clearer over the last seven days when some of the most important trials were run and the decision announced to aim the Sagitta 2,000 Guineas winner King's Best at the premier classic.

Of those successful in the trials, Sakhee, owned and bred by Hamdan Al Maktoum, has had the most impact on the ante-post betting market, being priced at between 6/1 and 10/1 for Epsom after taking the Group Two JWE Telecom Dante Stakes at York on Wednesday. The John Dunlop-trained three-year-old is attempting the route followed by the Arundel trainer's two Derby winners, Shirley Heights (1978) and Erhaab (1994), who were both also successful in the Dante.


Sinndar, owned by the Aga Khan who is seeking his fourth Derby victory, took the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown on Sunday, giving away 7lb and beating the Aidan O'Brien-trained Bach by a head. He is priced by bookmakers at between 8/1 and 16/1 for the Vodafone Derby which takes place at 3.50pm on Saturday, June 10.

Saddler's Quest, trained by Gerard Butler, won the Gartner Derby Trial by a neck at Lingfield on Saturday, May 20, but most bookmakers were not impressed, with prices ranging from 14/1 to 33/1.


Joe Mercer, Racing Manager to owner Saeed Suhail, commenting on the decision to point King's Best towards Epsom, said "It's everybody's ambition to win the Derby."

There is the second forfeit stage for the Vodafone Oaks on Thursday (May 25), the day after Goodwood's Victor Chandler Lupe Stakes which is the final recognised trial for the fillies' classic. The forfeit stage for the other Group One race at Epsom, the Vodafone Coronation Cup, which is run alongside the Vodafone Oaks on Friday, June 9, happens on Tuesday (May 23).


The remaining entries for the Epsom Group One races will be released each day, as well as appearing in next week's media information pack and being available on Epsom's Internet site, address http://www.epsomderby.co.uk . This information pack contains factfiles on three of the leading Vodafone hopefuls at this moment, King's Best, Beat Hollow and Aristotle.



ARISTOTLE (IRE) FACTFILE



b c Sadler's Wells (USA) -Flamenco Wave (USA) (Desert Wine (USA))
Form: 11-3 Owner: Sue Magnier
Trainer: Aidan O'Brien IRE Breeder: Orpendale


Aristotle
Home bred by John Magnier, Aristotle is by Sadler's Wells and a half-brother to the 1997 St James's Palace Stakes winner Starborough.
He made his debut at the Galway Festival on July 26 last year, justifying 5/6 favouritism in a seven-furlong maiden where he scored by 4½ lengths from Huangdi. He did not reappear until the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on October 23 and appeared to relish the soft going to belie his odds of 10/1 and score by a length and a quarter from stablemate Lermontov.

He travelled to France for his seasonal reappearance in the Group 2 Prix Greffulhe at Longchamp on April 23. Again relishing the give underfoot, he finished first past the post, two lengths in front of Rhenium, but the stewards ruled he had hampered a rival and demoted him to third place.

Race Record: Starts: 3; 1st: 2; 2nd: 0; 3rd: 1; Win & Place prize money: £119,195

Sue Magnier
Few in the racing world can boast better connections than Sue Magnier. Not only is she married to the most powerful man in the bloodstock world, she is a daughter of arguably the greatest 20th century trainer, Vincent O'Brien, and sister of another Derby winning trainer, David O'Brien, while another brother, Charles, is also a succesful handler.

In the 1970s John Magnier (born February 10, 1948), the son of a Co Cork dairy farmer and breeder, teamed up with Vincent O'Brien and owner Robert Sangster with the idea of buying potential stallions as yearlings. This they did with great success, counting Alleged, Caerleon, El Gran Senor, Golden Fleece, Sadler's Wells and Storm Bird amongst those they either bred or bought and provided the financial foundations for Coolmore Stud in Co Tipperary.
With Sangster now racing almost exclusively home-breds, Magnier found a new partner in the 1990s with whom to resume the search for potential stallions, former bookmaker Michael Tabor. They have had great success with the likes of Desert King (1997 Irish Derby and Irish 2,000 Guineas), King Of Kings (1998 2,000 Guineas), Entrepreneur (1997 2,000 Guineas) and Saffron Walden (1999 Irish 2,000 Guineas). Magnier is in overall charge at Coolmore, which has huge offshoots in America and Australia, and is proprietor of Ballydoyle, the magnificent training base of Aidan O'Brien.

Sue Magnier Vodafone Derby Record: 1996 Chief Contender (9th); 1997 Entrepreneur (Owned with Michael Tabor) (4th); 1998 Second Empire (Owned with Michael Tabor) (8th), Saratoga Springs (Owned with Michael Tabor) (10th), King Of Kings (Owned with Michael Tabor) (15th); 1999 Saffron Walden (Owned with Michael Tabor) (7th).

Aidan O'Brien

Born on October 16, 1969, Aidan O'Brien has been phenomenally successful in his relatively-short training career. After a spell with Jim Bolger, he became assistant to his now wife, Anne-Marie, and her father Joe Crowley, before taking over the reins when granted a licence to train himself in 1993. His impact on the Flat was made with backing of the highest calibre in the shape of Coolmore, which offered the precocious O'Brien the use of Ballydoyle Stables, where the young trainer's namesake and legendary Irish trainer Vincent O'Brien had enjoyed so much success. In 1997, in only his third season at the helm of the Tipperary yard, he confirmed his intentions on the Flat when winning the Irish 1,000 Guineas, the Irish 2,000 Guineas and Irish Derby. He had previously never won a classic. O'Brien's prowess on the Flat is matched by his achievements with his jumpers, which saw him crowned champion National Hunt trainer in Ireland for the first five seasons since he took out his licence in the 1993/4 campaign. He now only trains a handful of jumpers but these include the great Istabraq, winner of the last three Smurfit Champion Hurdles.

In 1998 King Of Kings provided O'Brien with a first British classic win from his first runner when taking the Sagitta 2,000 Guineas. His second runner, Shahtoush, finished runner-up in the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas the following day and went on to win the Vodafone Oaks. He has yet to make much of an impact in the Vodafone Derby.


Vodafone Derby Record: 1998 Second Empire (8th), Saratoga Springs (10th), King Of Kings (15th); 1999 Saffron Walden (7th).


BEAT HOLLOW FACTFILE



b c Sadler's Wells (USA) - Wemyss Bight (Dancing Brave (USA))
Form: 1-1 Owner: Khalid Abdulla
Trainer: Henry Cecil Breeder: Juddmonte Farms

Beat Hollow

There are few better-bred animals racing than Beat Hollow, by the multiple champion sire Sadler's Wells out of the 1993 Irish Oaks winner Wemyss Bight. He has not let the pedigree down so far.

Prince Khalid Abdulla's home-bred, the subject of glowing gallop reports, made his debut at Yarmouth on September 16 last year and won by three lengths from Peacock Jewel.

He did not run again last season but reappeared at Newmarket on May 5, where he took the ten-furlong Listed Green Ridge Stables Newmarket Stakes by a comfortable length and a quarter from stablemate Sandmason. A small setback saw him miss York's Dante meeting but he could contest the Copass UK Leisure Predominate Stakes at Goodwood on May 23.

Race Record: Starts: 2; 1st: 2; 2nd: 0; 3rd: 0; Win & Place Prize Money: £20,484.25

Khalid Abdulla

Prince Khalid Abdulla, who prefers to be known just as Mr Abdulla on the racecard, is a first cousin to King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. He owns extensive racing and breeding interests in America, Britain and Ireland. A businessman presiding over a huge international combine known as "Mawared", he developed a love for British racing during the 1960s when renting a house in London and, with the help of former trainer Humphrey Cottrill, had his first winner on May 14, 1979, when Charming Native scored at Windsor.

Born in Taif, Saudi Arabia, in 1937, Abdulla has been one of the most successful owner-breeders in Europe in the past two decades and is the only current owner to have owned and bred the winners of all five British classics - his winners being Vodafone Derby (Quest For Fame 1990, 1993 Commander In Chief), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse), 2,000 Guineas (1980 Known Fact, 1986 Dancing Brave, 1993 Zafonic), 1,000 Guineas (1999 Wince) and St Leger (1991 Toulon). He has won most of the other major European races such as the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe with Rainbow Quest (1985) and Dancing Brave (1986) and also races with great success in France and the United States. Abdulla is an honorary Jockey Club member and his daughter is married to Prince Fahd Salman, who won the 1991 Derby with Generous.


Vodafone Derby Record: 1984 Alphabatim (5th), Cataldi (16th); 1985 Damister (3rd); 1986 Dancing Brave (2nd); 1987 Bellotto (3rd); 1990 QUEST FOR FAME (WON), Digression (11th), Aromatic (17th); 1991 Toulon (9th), Arokat (12th); 1992 Rainbow Corner (11th); 1993 COMMANDER IN CHIEF (WON), Tenby (10th); 1994 Sunshack (19th); 1996 Dushyantor (2nd).

Henry Cecil

Born in Aberdeen on January 11, 1943, Henry Cecil has achieved just about everything he could have dreamed of in a training career spanning more than 30 years. If classic success is a measure of achievement on the Flat, the ten-time champion trainer is second to none among current trainers having won every domestic classic at least twice and amassed a total of 22 in all, and can also include three King George victories.

The Lord Howard de Walden-owned Slip Anchor brought Cecil the first of his four Blue Riband triumphs with an emphatic victory. Ridden by the American Steve Cauthen, the colt led from almost start to finish to win by seven lengths. Reference Point, also ridden by Cauthen, won the 1987 Derby holding off the challenge of Most Welcome while Commander In Chief, Cecil's supposedly second string behind Tenby in the 1993 Vodafone Derby, made it a hat-trick of wins, this time under the Irishman Mick Kinane, while last year Oath - partnered by Cecil's then stable jockey Kieren Fallon - provided a third classic success of the season. Cecil's passion for the turf was nurtured by his stepfather, Sir Cecil Boyd-Rochfort, with whom a young Cecil served as assistant trainer to between 1964 and 1968, before taking out his own licence to train in 1969. It was not long before he staked his claim among the ranks of the leading trainers with a victory by Wolver Hollow in the Eclipse Stakes of that year. On the retirement of Sir Noel Murless, father of his first wife Julie, in 1976, Cecil took over Warren Place Stables in Newmarket where he has remained. He has a string of 169 horses in training for 2000, with Richard Quinn as stable jockey.


Henry Cecil's Vodafone Derby Record: 1970 Approval (7th); 1973 Relay Race (6th); 1974 Arthurian (12th); 1976 Wollow (5th); 1977 Royal Plume (20th); 1979 Lyphards Wish (5th); 1980 Hello Gorgeous (6th); 1984 Claude Monet (13th); 1985 SLIP ANCHOR (WON), Lanfranco (5th); 1986 Mashkour (3rd), Faraway Dancer (4th); 1987 REFERENCE POINT (WON), Legal Bid (14th); 1990 Razeen (14th), River God (16th); 1991 Hokusai (7th); 1992 Twist And Turn (5th); 1993 COMMANDER IN CHIEF (WON), Tenby (10th); 1994 King's Theatre (2nd); 1996 Dushyantor (2nd), Storm Trooper (15th); 1998 Sadian (7th); 1999 OATH (WON).






KING'S BEST (USA) FACTFILE



b c Kingmambo - Allegretta (Lombard (GER))
Form: 115-21 Owner: Saeed Suhail
Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute Breeder: M3 Elevage

King's Best

The current ante-post favourite for the Vodafone Derby, this Kingmambo colt is a half-brother to the 1993 Arc de Triomphe winner Urban Sea. His juvenile career began with a success in a hot maiden at Newmarket on August 6 last year, and he quickly followed up 11 days later in the Listed Acomb Stakes at York. His final outing of the season in the Group One Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket proved a bitter disappointment for his trainer, Sir Michael Stoute, who witnessed the colt refuse to settle and finish last of five behind Distant Music. King's Best made his seasonal return at Newmarket on April 20 in the Group Three Craven Stakes, where he finished second behind the Richard Hannon-trained Umistim, having powered into a lead at the Bushes but being unable to hold on. Jockey Kieren Fallon believes that he went for home too early in the Craven on King's Best, and his confidence in the colt was justified when he won the first Classic of the season, the Sagitta 2,000 Guineas, at Newmarket on May 6. Stoute's charge produced an astonishing performance, showing tremendous acceleration to catch the eventual second Giant's Causeway in the last furlong, and win going away by 3½ lengths. The success was even more amazing considering that King's Best encountered traffic problems in running. Since his win in the 2,000 Guineas, there has been speculation as to whether King's Best would actually line up at Epsom next month. However, earlier this week, Stoute confirmed that King's Best would be trained for the Derby and that he thought the colt should certainly stay the distance on breeding.


Race Record: Starts: 5; 1st: 3; 2nd: 1; 3rd: 0; Win & Place Prize Money: £210,348


Saeed Suhail

Saeed Suhail, a businessman involved in property, is based in Dubai where he is a close friend of Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum, under whose Gainsborough banner his horses are managed by former jockeys Joe Mercer and Bruce Raymond. He has owned racehorses for more than a dozen years and last year he finished 12th in the list of Flat owners, winning nine races and accruing 307,731 in win and place prize money in the process. Beat All, third in the 1999 Vodafone Derby, contributed most to Suhail's high ranking, but two good two-year-olds, King's Best and Tough Speed, also played their parts. The former won two races as a juvenile, including the Listed Acomb Stakes at York on August 17, while Tough Speed landed a conditions stakes at Doncaster on September 8, having previously finished second in an extremely competitive maiden at York the previous month. He currently has 10 horses in training with Sir Michael Stoute in Newmarket. King's Best, winner of this year's 2,000 Guineas and current Vodafone Derby favourite, and Beat All would be the best two horses he has owned, although other smart performers to have carried his blue, yellow chevrons, yellow with blue spots cap, colours include Brave Reward, Lonesome Dude and Sky Rocket.


Vodafone Derby Record: 1999 Beat All (3rd)

Sir Michael Stoute

Born in Barbados on October 22, 1945, where his father was chief of police, Michael Stoute came to Britain in 1965 to nurture his love of racing. He joined Pat Rohan at Malton before moving to Newmarket three years later to work for Doug Smith and then Tom Jones. Stoute took out a public licence to train in 1972, recording his first success that year when Sandal won at Newmarket on April 28. Since then he has been at the top of his profession and has been champion trainer five times - in 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994 and, most recently in 1997 when his two older horses Singspiel and Pilsudski proved great ambassadors to the yard. Pilsudski added four Group One races to his impressive portfolio - the Coral-Eclipse, the Irish Champion Stakes, the Dubai Champion Stakes and the Japan Cup, while Singspiel won the Dubai World Cup, the Vodafone Coronation Cup and the Juddmonte International. Stoute has won the Vodafone Derby twice - with Shergar in 1981 and Shahrastani five years later. His long list of big-race successes also includes the 2,000 Guineas (four times), 1,000 Guineas, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (twice), Vodafone Oaks, the Irish Derby (three times), Irish Oaks (five times), Irish 1,000 Guineas and Irish 2,000 Guineas (three times) as well as many other races across the globe. Stoute, who was knighted in 1998 for his services to sport and tourism in Barbados, has 190 horses in training this year at his Freemason Lodge yard in Newmarket. Champion jockey Kieren Fallon became the stable's retained rider this season.


Vodafone Derby record: 1978 Hill's Yankee (19th); 1979 Hardgreen (6th); 1980 Running Mill (21st); 1981 SHERGAR (WON); 1983 Shearwalk (3rd); 1984 My Volga Boatman (14th); 1985 Shadeed (13th); 1986 SHAHRASTANI (WON), Jareer (12th); 1987 Ajdal (9th), Ascot Knight (11th); 1988 Doyoun (3rd); 1989 Warrshan (11th); 1991 Mujaazif (13th); 1992 Alnasr Alwasheek (7th); 1993 Shareek (15th); 1994 Golden Ball (7th), Just Happy (8th), Jabaroot (16th), Foyer (UR); 1996 Double Leaf (10th); 1997 Entrepreneur (4th); 1998 Greek Dance (5th); 1999 Beat All (3rd).

Kieren Fallon

Born on February 22, 1965, in County Clare, Ireland, Kieren Fallon joined Kevin Prendergast's yard as an apprentice in 1983. His first winner came on board Piccadilly Lord at Navan on June 18, 1984. Moved from Ireland to ride for Jimmy FitzGerald's Malton stable from 1989 until 1991 and then spent three years with Lynda Ramsden's yard from 1993 until the end of 1996. At the start of the 1997 Flat season, Fallon took up a surprise appointment as stable jockey to the Henry Cecil yard and promptly fulfilled the weight of expectation laid on his shoulders when winning the Sagitta 1000 Guineas on Sleepytime and Vodafone Oaks on Reams Of Verse. He ceased riding for Cecil last August and has been first rider to Sir Michael Stoute since the start of the 2000 season. The new partnership has made an excellent start with the victory of King's Best in the first Classic of the season, the Sagitta 2000 Guineas.


Fallon has been champion jockey for the past three seasons, riding a double century on each occasion - 202 wins in 1997, 204 in 1998 and 202 last season, when he also won three of the five classics - the Sagitta 1000 Guineas on Wince, the Vodafone Oaks on Ramruma and the Vodafone Derby on Oath, his first success in the premier classic.


Vodafone Derby Record: 1994 Party Season (15th), 1997 Symonds Inn (7th), 1998 Sadian (7th), 1999 OATH (1st).





RECORD OF COMPASS UK LEISURE PREDOMINATE STAKES RUNNERS IN THE VODAFONE DERBY SINCE 1980



Compass UK Leisure Predominate Stakes (Listed), 1m 1f 192y, Goodwood, Tuesday, May 23, 2000

PREDOMINATE DERBY
1999 Dubai Millennium 1st 9th

1998 Mutamam 2nd 13th

1997 No Vodafone Derby runners

1996 St Mawes 3rd 17th

1995 Fahal 3rd 4th

1994 Star Selection 3rd 9th
Darkwood Bay 5th 22nd

1993 Geisway 1st 13th
Canaska Star 5th 14th

1992 Young Freeman 4th 18th
Ninja Dancer 5th 17th

1991 No Vodafone Derby runners

1990 Razeen 1st 14th
Elmaamul 2nd 3rd
Digression 5th 11th

1989 Warrshan 1st 11th
Gran Alba 4th 6th

1988 Minster Son 1st 8th
Sheriff's Star 2nd 6th
Al Mufti 3rd 10th

1987 Ibn Bey 1st 13th
Alwasmi 2nd 18th

1986 Allez Milord 1st 10th

1985 Lanfranco 1st 5th
Phardante 2nd 8th

1984 Ilium 1st 10th
My Volga Boatman 4th 14th
Sheer Heights 5th 9th
Sassanoco 12th 15th

1983 Morcon 1st 8th
Tivian 3rd 15th

1982 Peacetime 1st 7th
Touching Wood 2nd 2nd
Norwick 5th 5th

1981 No race

1980 Rankin 2nd 3rd
Bozovici 4th 16th
Running Mill 5th 21st

Vodafone Derby winners who ran in the Predominate Stakes bewteen 1970 and 1980: TROY (1979 1st).


VODAFONE DERBY ENTRIES
ENGAGED THIS WEEK (FRIDAY-TUESDAY)



Friday, May 19

Nottingham 4.20pm ‘Watch The Cup Final At Nottingham' Maiden Stakes (1m 6f)

Full Ahead (IRE), Inca Star (USA)

Newbury 4.40pm Furlong Platinum Club Maiden Stakes (1m)

General Jackson, Glory Quest (USA), Halhoo Lammtarra, Hobb Alwahtan, Pythagoras

Cork 8.30pm European Breeders Fund Race (1m 4f)

Media Puzzle (USA), Mythological (USA), Rostropovich (IRE)

Hamilton 8.35pm A-Plant Median Auction Maiden Stakes (1m 4f)

Full Ahead (IRE), Inca Star (USA)


Saturday, May 20

Newbury 1.30pm London Gold Cup Rated Handicap Stakes (1m 4f)

Al Towd (USA), Colonial Rule (USA), Kew Gardens, River Bann (USA), Skibo (JPN)

Newbury 3.40pm Hatherden Maiden Stakes (1m 2f)

Armen (FR), Dalampour (IRE), Hatha Anna (IRE), High Drama, Ragdale Hall (USA), Roscius (IRE), Subtle Power (IRE)

Thirsk 4.50pm Darlington Maiden Stakes (1m 4f)

Skibo (JPN), Torrid Kentavr (USA)


Monday, May 22

Windsor 7.15pm FM Global Handicap Stakes (1m 3½f)

Fraternity, Inca Star (USA), Skibo (JPN)


Tuesday, May 23

Goodwood 2.10pm Trehearne & Norman Maiden Stakes (1m)

Apache Point (IRE), Glory Quest (USA)

Goodwood 3.10pm Compass UK Leisure Predominate Stakes (Listed 1m 2f)

Ferzao (IRE), Inchlonaig, Norton (IRE), Roscius (IRE), St Expedit, Tantalus

Goodwood 3.40pm Tote Trifecta Handicap Stakes (1m 1f)

Jalad (IRE), Forbearing (IRE), Give The Slip

Goodwood 5.20pm www.GloriousGoodwood.co.uk Maiden Stakes (1m 4f)

Cracow (IRE), Entisar, Total Care



2000 VODAFONE DERBY MEETING
RACE PROGRAMME



VODAFONE OAKS DAY - FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2000

TV Time Race Distance Value
C4 2.05pm Vodafone Victress Stakes (Listed) 1m 114yds £35,000

C4 2.40pm Vodafone Network Handicap 7f £35,000

C4 3.15pm VODAFONE CORONATION CUP 1m 4f £250,000
(GROUP ONE)

C4 4.00pm VODAFONE OAKS (GROUP ONE) 1m 4f £300,000

4.40pm Vodafone Distribution Handicap 1m 114yds £35,000

5.10pm Vodafone Surrey Stakes (Listed) 7f £35,000

5.45pm Vodafone Paging Handicap 1m 2f £35,000
Day Total £725,000

VODAFONE DERBY DAY - SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2000

TV Time Race Distance Value
C4 2.00pm EDS Handicap 1m 2f £50,000

C4 2.30pm Vodafone Woodcote Stakes (Listed) 6f £50,000

C4 3.05pm Vodafone Diomed Stakes 1m 114yds £50,000
(Group Three)

C4 3.50pm VODAFONE DERBY (GROUP ONE) 1m 4f £1,000,000

C4 4.35pm Vodafone "Dash" Rated Stakes (Listed) 5f £50,000

5.10pm Vodafone International Rated Stakes 1m 4f £50,000

5.45pm Vodafone Data Network Handicap 6f £50,000 Day Total £1,300,000

Meeting Total 2,025,000



THE VODAFONE DERBY



Class A, Group 1, 3.50pm, Saturday, June 10, 2000, £1 million total prize fund, one mile four furlongs, three-year-old entire colts & fillies. Weights: colts 9st, fillies 8st 9lb. Entries closed December 2, 1998 (601 entries), first forfeit stage March 7, 2000 (171 entries remained), entries revealed March 17, second entry stage April 12 (7 entries added ), second forfeit stage May 24, £75,000 supplementary entry stage June 3, five-day confirmation stage June 5, final declaration stage 10am, June 8. (Form figures may not include some overseas racing and are up to and include Wednesday, May 17, 2000).


Form Horse Owner Trainer

02-64 ACCEPTING George Strawbridge John Gosden

ACTIVE ACCOUNT (USA) P K L Chu Sean Woods

610- ADELPHI THEATRE (USA) Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

11-5 ADILABAD (USA) HH Aga Khan Sir Michael Stoute

214- AIR MARSHALL (IRE) Lord Weinstock Sir Michael Stoute

144-5 AKEED (USA) HRH Prince Fahd Salman Paul Cole

3123-054 AL TOWD (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum John Dunlop

31- ALBUQUERQUE (IRE) Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

421-6 ALVA GLEN (USA) Sheikh Mohammed Sir Michael Stoute

3-4 ANDROMEDES (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Henry Cecil

2-6 ANSHAAM (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

0 APACHE POINT (IRE) HRH Prince Fahd Salman Henry Cecil

1-24 APOLLO VICTORIA (FR) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

11-3 ARISTOTLE (IRE) Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

0- ARMEN (FR) Tim Hely-Hutchinson Martin Pipe

27-3 ASHFORD (FR) Corinne Barbe Corinne Barbe FR

ASLY (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Sir Michael Stoute

11-12 BACH (IRE) Satish Sanan & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

04 BALDAQUIN Sheikh Mohammed John Gosden

10112-13 BARATHEA GUEST John Guest George Margarson

102-25 BASHKIR (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

BAYAR (IRE) HH Aga Khan Alain de Royer Dupre FR

1-1 BEAT HOLLOW Khalid Abdulla Henry Cecil

312-3 BEST OF THE BESTS (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

-538 BID FOR FAME (USA) Terry Mills Terry Mills

1 BIEN ENTENDU Niarchos Family Henry Cecil

11-5 BOW STRADA Doolan, Haygarth, Rice & Strachan Peter Harris

2- BRAMPTON Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

1-70 BROCHE (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

4-31 BUCKMINSTER (USA) Sheikh Mohammed John Gosden

1-16 CHINA VISIT (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

-099 CIRCUS MAXIMUS (USA) Kak Yiu Dermot Weld IRE

211-31 CIRO (USA) Michael Tabor,Sue Magnier,Richard Santulli Aidan O'Brien IRE

0231-7 COLONIAL RULE (USA) Robert Sangster John Gosden

1- COMMANCHE SADDLE (IRE) Satish Sanan Dermot Weld IRE

136- CORNELIUS Sir George Meyrick Paul Cole

052-43 CRACOW (IRE) John Hills John Hills

DALAMPOUR (IRE) HH Aga Khan Sir Michael Stoute

DANCE DIRECTOR (IRE) Robert Sangster John Gosden

DARSINI (IRE) HH Aga Khan Alain de Royer Dupre FR

1- DELIUS (USA) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Sir Michael Stoute

1-6 DUBAI TWO THOUSAND Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

2143-34 EKRAAR (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

EL MASHADD Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

ELJOHAR (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

3-3 ENTISAR Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

2132-15 ETERNAL SPRING (IRE) Paul & Jenny Green Ed Dunlop

13-4 ETHMAAR (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

-4 EXECUTIVE ORDER Cheveley Park Stud Sir Michael Stoute

1 FANAAR Saleh Al Homeizi Jeremy Noseda

1-3 FAST TRACK (IRE) Maktoum Al Maktoum Sir Michael Stoute

01-31 FERZAO (IRE) Clive Batt Amanda Perrett

56(1)(1)-8 FORBEARING (IRE) Eclipse Thoroughbreds Sir Mark Prescott

72-4 FRATERNITY Exors of the late Lord Howard de Walden William Jarvis

45-33 FULL AHEAD (IRE) J H Ellis Mark Tompkins

0- GALLANT Cheveley Park Stud Sir Michael Stoute

3132-38 GALLEON BEACH Chris Wright John Hills

-13 GARDEN SOCIETY (IRE) Duke of Devonshire James Toller

GENERAL JACKSON S R Leoni David Elsworth

111-12 GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

34-31 GIVE THE SLIP John Bodie Amanda Perrett

33-22 GLORY QUEST (USA) Quest To Win Partnership Gay Kelleway

31-132 GOING GLOBAL (IRE) Dwayne Woods Sean Woods

2-0 GRAND ORO Osvaldo Pedroni Greg Chung

2- HALHOO LAMMTARRA Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum Mick Channon

-1 HARDY (USA) Sue Magnier,Michael Tabor,Richard Santulli Aidan O'Brien IRE

121-1 HATAAB (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Ed Dunlop

-5 HATHA ANNA (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

-8 HIGH DRAMA C L A Edginton William Muir

HINDAAM (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Ed Dunlop

HOBB ALWAHTAN Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

6210-1 HOLDING COURT Poilin Good Michael Jarvis

312- HOMER (IRE) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

8-6 ILJASOOR (USA) Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

0011-467 IMPERIAL ROCKET (USA) The Royal Ascot Racing Club Richard Hannon

3-56 INCA STAR (USA) Jaber Abdullah Mark Johnston

1-4 INCHLONAIG Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE
-51 INGLENOOK (IRE) Lady Harrison John Dunlop

INTIBAA (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

216-2 JALAD (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Ben Hanbury

413-212 JAMMAAL Hamdan Al Maktoum Dermot Weld IRE

1- JAYDOOM (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

4-16 JOLLY SHARP (USA) Cliveden Stud Henry Cecil

3- KARAJAN (IRE) John Hills John Hills

KEETCHY Michael H Watt Michael Bell

0416-2 KEW GARDENS Sir Eric Parker Amanda Perrett

115-21 KING'S BEST (USA) Saeed Suhail Sir Michael Stoute

114323-15 KINGSCLERE Michael Tabor Ian Balding

-1 KORASOUN (IRE) HH Aga Khan John Oxx IRE

1-12 KUTUB (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Freddie Head FR

LAMPEDUSA (USA) Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

LEOHNE BID (IRE) Mrs Hildegarde Focke Michael Grassick IRE

112- LERMONTOV (USA) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

351-2 LEVANTINE (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

06-4 LION GUEST (IRE) John Guest George Margarson

5-0 LORENZINO (IRE) Vincent O'Brien Charles O'Brien IRE

3-0 MAHFOOTH (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

MAIDSTONE MAJESTY Fergus Wilson Martin Pipe

55 MAJLIS (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Kevin Prendergast IRE

21-0 MANA-MOU BAY (IRE) N A Woodcock Richard Hannon

1- MANHATTAN Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

21-04 MASTERMIND (IRE) Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd Paul Cole

3-1 MEDIA PUZZLE (USA) Moyglare Stud Farms Ltd Dermot Weld IRE

35-11 MILLENARY Neil Jones John Dunlop

MILLENNIUM SUMMIT (IRE) Tony Doyle James Fanshawe

11-115 MONASHEE MOUNTAIN (USA)Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

MOONJAZ Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

-13 MUAKAAD Hamdan Al Maktoum Dermot Weld IRE

2- MUBTAKER (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

MUHTARIF (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

1214- MULL OF KINTYRE (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

MUNAJJIM (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

9-87 MUTAHAMIS (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Dermot Weld IRE

MUTAMARKIZ (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

1- MYTHOLOGICAL (USA) Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

52011-604 NIGHT STYLE (FR) Mohammed Jaber Ed Dunlop

501- NORTON (IRE) Terry Mills Terry Mills

313-87 OCEAN OF WISDOM (USA) Niarchos Family Pascal Bary FR

2- ORANGEVILLE (USA) Sheikh Mohammed John Gosden

161-66 OSOOD (IRE) Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum Marcus Tregoning

PADUA'S PRIDE (IRE) Satish K Sanan Dermot Weld IRE

21- PEACOCK JEWEL Maktoum Al Maktoum Ed Dunlop

7-91 PENTAGONAL (USA) Sheikh Mohammed Sir Michael Stoute

1- PLATO (USA) Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Aidan O'Brien IRE

PLUTOCRAT (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

2-2 POLISH SUMMER Khalid Abdulla Andre Fabre FR

362-6 PROPER SQUIRE (USA) John Toffan & Trudy McCaffery John Gosden

PROUD WARRIOR Wafic Said Pascal Bary FR

49- PYTHAGORAS Rob Haim William Muir

QUEST FOR A STAR (IRE) Anne Coughlan John Oxx IRE

RAGDALE HALL (USA) Ragdale Racing John Gosden

RAINBOW HILL Cheveley Park Stud Sir Michael Stoute

3- RASM Hamdan Al Maktoum Alec Stewart

2-221 RIVER BANN (USA) HRH Prince Fahd Salman Paul Cole

1-6 RIVER'S CURTAIN (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE
2- ROSCIUS (IRE) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

3 ROSTROPOVICH (IRE) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

1115-55 ROYAL KINGDOM (IRE) Michael Tabor & Sue Magnier Aidan O'Brien IRE

664-31 ROYAL MINSTREL (IRE) Mrs Debbie Sakal Mark Tompkins

1-11 SADDLER'S QUEST E R Goodwin Gerard Butler

4 SAGE DANCER (USA) Peter Wetzel Dermot Weld IRE

411-11 SAKHEE (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum John Dunlop

1-22 SANDMASON Exors of the late Lord Howard de Walden Henry Cecil

SAVOIRE VIVRE Sheikh Mohammed John Gosden

32-6 SAWWAAH (IRE) Hamdan Al Maktoum Ed Dunlop

3110-40 SCARTEEN FOX (IRE) McDowell Racing David Elsworth

1- SHAIBANI HRH Prince Fahd Salman Barry Hills

1-4 SHAKESPEARE Sue Magnier/Michael Tabor/Lord Lloyd-Webber Aidan O'BrienIRE

SHAMSOUN (IRE) HH Aga Khan Alain de Royer Dupre FR

82-0 SHAPOUR (IRE) HH Aga Khan Sir Michael Stoute

2-521 SHIBL Hamdan Al Maktoum Kevin Prendergast IRE

SIMPLY SENSATIONAL (IRE) Martyn Arbib Paul Cole

11-21 SINNDAR (IRE) HH Aga Khan John Oxx IRE

44-3 SKIBO (JPN) Sheikh Mohammed Marcus Tregoning

1-24 SNETTERTON Scuderia Pieffegi S A S Pascal Bary FR

1-52 SNOB WELLS (IRE) Wertheimer et Frere Criquette Head FR

-116 SOBIESKI (IRE) Sheikh Mohammed Andre Fabre FR

-0 SORCERER'S WIT (USA) Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

3-271 ST EXPEDIT John Pearce Geoff Wragg

SUBTLE POWER (IRE) The Thoroughbred Corporation Henry Cecil

TALK TO MOJO Owen Promotions Limited John Gosden

2-13 TANTALUS Khalid Abdulla Barry Hills

0 TARBOUSH Wafic Said Henry Cecil

2136-7 THARI (USA) Hamdan Al Maktoum Ben Hanbury

-34 THREE CLOUDS Sheikh Mohammed John Oxx IRE

22-5 TOLSTOY Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor Sir Michael Stoute

4-3 TORRID KENTAVR (USA) I G Mirzoian Terry Mills

22 TOTAL CARE Khalid Abdulla Henry Cecil

4-17 TRUMPET SOUND (IRE) Gerald Leigh Luca Cumani

5 WAFFIGG (IRE) Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum Michael Jarvis

3-11 WELLBEING Exors of the late Lord Howard de Walden Henry Cecil

45- WESTERN RIDGE (FR) Robert H Smith Luca Cumani

-8 WILD RIVER (IRE) Andy Peake & David Jackson Mark Johnston

165-2 WINDSOR BOY (IRE) HRH Prince Fahd Salman Paul Cole

0 WINGS AS EAGLES John Wilson Ralph Beckett

31- ZAFONIUM (USA) HRH Prince Fahd Salman Paul Cole

ZIMAAM Godolphin Saeed bin Suroor UAE

213-233 ZYZ Bill Gredley Barry Hills


178 entries after April 12 second entry stage, 24 Dubaian-trained, 36 Irish-trained, 10 French-trained.







SEVEN TO GO IN JUDDMONTE LOCKINGE




Seven horses have been declared for the Group 1 Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes over 1m at Newbury tomorrow. The most notable omission from the field is the French colt Sendawar, who will instead go for the Prix d'Ispahan at Longchamp on Sunday.


Included amongst the entries are last year's Champagne Lanson Sussex Stakes winner Aljabr who represents the Godolphin operation. Indian Lodge represents the in-form Amanda Perrett. The Grand Lodge colt has has won both his starts this season the Group 3 Weatherbys Earl of Sefton Stakes at Newmarket on April 19 and the Group 2 KLM Mile at Sandown on April 28. Michael Kinane will again ride Indian Lodge.


The remaining five runners in tomorrow's contest are Almushtarak, Sugarfoot, Trans Island, Wordly Manner and Golden Silca.




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