Sunday, May 7, 2000
WINNING QUOTES FIRST RACE
CURTIS MEDICAL RATED STAKES
FOR THE DOCTOR
"He had the form to win the race, his fourth in last year's Wokingham was very solid and he chipped a knee when he ran at Newbury after that, so there was an excuse for him then," said Fulke Johnson Houghton after John Reid had brought Doctor Spin home as the two lengths winner from favourite Sheer Viking.
The winner got very warm in the paddock and down at the start, but the trainer was not concerned about the way in which the horse looked like an advertisement for Omo.
"He always does that, he is a very heavy sweater even at home and I would have been worried if he had not sweated," the trainer added.
"He is in the Wokingham again but whether he runs in that will depend on what happens with ‘im wot duz the weights'; if he gets put up too much I may run him in the Cork and Orrery; I have put him in that race with that in mind.
"I think that his tendency to sweat comes from the Vaigly Great in him (sire of the winner's dam), he was inclined to get very warm, but there is nothing bad about him and he has always been a very genuine horse.
WINNING QUOTES SECOND RACE
MAIL ON SUNDAY MILE HANDICAP
MOSSE ON THE MARK
Gerald Mosse, who was riding in New York last night and came to Newmarket primarily to partner Chez Cherie in the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas, picked up a spare ride on Atavus and turned the colt into a 20-1 winner.
The horse in America was disappointing - "New York was less good than this," said Mosse with elegant understatement as he went to weigh in.
"This horse was good, I was always happy with him and when I asked him to improve he did so readily; the more I kept asking him the more he was able to find.
Atavus was in front entering the final furlong and held on well to beat Red n'Socks by a neck with Moon Solitaire, who led the batch who raced on the stands side, two lengths back in third.
The winner is one of three horses who race for the Stableside Racing Partnership, which is run by David Lancaster-Smith. Of their trio, two, including Atavus, are with William Muir and they also have one with George Margarson.
"We and William have been lucky together," said Lancaster-Smith. "We have owned his first two-year-old winner for each of the last two years and now we have combined for his first grass winner of the season."
WINNING QUOTES THIRD RACE
R L DAVISON PRETTY POLLY STAKES
MELIKAH GOES INTO
THE OAKS PICTURE
The debutante Melikah came from last to first to gain a narrow win but in spite of the fact that she beat Clog Dance by only a head, Godolphin's Simon Crisford was very happy with the filly's performance.
"They went no gallop and the race turned into a sprint, which was no good to her as she is bred to want a mile and a half plus," said Crisford about the winning filly, who is by one Arc winner, Lammtarra, out of another, Urban Sea,
"What we hope now is that she can live up to her pedigree; she is in the Oaks picture now but we have some other fillies as well for that and we shall know more in a couple of weeks' time," Crisford added.
"Frankie (Dettori) liked her a lot and said that she could be an Oaks filly," Crisford added. "But the early pace was so slow that it was really a farce of a race. She will look much better in a race run at a proper gallop."
Crisford also had news of China Visit, who finished sixth in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday night. "He has run a huge race but he just did not get the trip. We shall have to talk to Sheikh Maktoum but it could be that he will come back here and run in the St James's Palace Stakes," he said.
Curule, the other Goldophin Kentucky Derby runner who finished seventh, will go for America's Belmont Stakes, along with
stable companion Chief Seattle.
"This was a real team effort and we have all had to come through the most dreadful winter," said John Gosden after Lahan had given him his first success in a Newmarket classic.
WINNING QUOTES FOURTH RACE
SAGITTA 1,000 GUINEAS
JOHN GOSDEN ABOUT LAHAN
Lahan came here after a very disappointing run in the Fred Darling at Newbury, where her trainer is adamant that the ground was too soft for her, but even so he had hoped for better things.
"I was very depressed when I left Newbury that afternoon and she had finished only fourth, but my daughter Serena was in the car with me and she said that I was not to worry, it was only a horse race.
"But I was glad Lahan was able to run at Newbury. We had such a dreadful April with 12 inches of rain and we missed four work days and two race meetings were abandoned. The ground at Newbury was dreadful, but at least Lahan had had the benefit of having the run and going down the road to the races. That was a good thing for her.
"It has been a big test this winter moving to Manton - maybe I have some sort of an 11-year itch as I trained in California for 11 years and then had another 11 years here at Newmarket.
"I like new challenges which is why I went to Manton and the Sangster team have been marvellous to work for. It has been quite an effort for all of us getting to know each other, but it has gone very well.
"I was very worried in the early stages of the race that she would not be able to get cover, it looked desperate at one stage, but then she was able to get covered and settled well.
"I do not think that she is an Oaks filly and my feeling would be to run her next in the Coronation Stakes at Ascot; the Prix de Diane could be a possibility but I shall have to talk to Sheikh Hamdan and see what he thinks is the race to go for," Gosden added.
"I was not worried about her getting the mile," said the trainer. "She stayed seven furlongs well when she won the Rockfel and I am sure it was the ground and not the trip when she was beaten at Newbury."
After Lahan had won last season's Rockfel Stakes on the July course, Gosden said that he hoped he would be able to continue training the filly this year and that she would not be snapped up by Godolphin. Owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, who also bred the winner, kept Lahan with Gosden and he and Richard Hills were enjoying their second 1,000 Guineas triumph following Harayir in 1995.
WINNING QUOTES FOURTH RACE
SAGITTA 1000 GUINEAS
RICHARD HILLS ON LAHAN
"She was very keen early and I knew that I had to get her covered and settled," said the winning jockey, whose second 1,000 triumph this was.
He won for the same owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum on Harayir in 1995 - the first Sunday classic run in England.
"But I was happy enough with her by halfway, which was good as I was then able to give her a breather. I had to do that so that I could conserve her speed for the finish.
"The gaps came just when I wanted them; she was always going very well and happily once I had got her settled and she quickened up really well.
"I would think that she is more likely to be a miler rather than an Oaks filly; even though she is by Unfuwain he had sired plenty of winners who have shown a lot of speed and her dam was very fast."
FOURTH RACE PLACED QUOTES
THE SAGITTA 1000 GUINEAS
ELLEN NARROWLY FAILS TO BRING OFF 66/1 SHOCK
The 66/1 chance Princess Ellen, who Gerard Butler inherited from Peter Chapple-Hyam this season, came with a late rattle to lose out by a length and a quarter to Lahan in the Sagitta 1000 Guineas.
"My heart is in my mouth," said Butler. "But I am not that surprised after how the colt (Compton Bolter) ran yesterday to finish fifth (in the Sagitta 2000 Guineas). She has been doing it very nicely at home and you always dream that they will do well on the course. But work in the morning and racing in the afternoon are two different things.
"Lahan got first run on her today which didn't help her. We'll head to Ireland now and maybe easier ground will help her there."
Jockey Kevin Darley added: "She ran a tremendous race and travelled well throughout although I got a little stuck behind going into the dip. She's a filly that likes to use herself and once she got out she showed really good pace. Gerard Butler has done a great job with her since getting her from Peter Chapple-Hyam."
Petrushka, the 5/4 favourite, finished third, beaten just over four lengths. Her trainer Sir Michael Stoute, said: "She's run creditably although we had hoped for a bit better. The way she ran today, she looked like she'd need further. I'm happy but not ecstatic."
Harry Herbert, who manages the filly's owners, Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, added: "We didn't see the same filly today as we did in the Nell Gwyn, for whatever reason. But she's game and stayed on, even if she was squeezed up a couple of times. It's still thrilling to finish third in the Guineas. It certainly looked today as if the Oaks would be a natural progression."
Kieren Fallon, who partnered Petrushka, added: "She handled the ground pretty well. She was game and stayed on even though we got squeezed up a couple of times."
Mick Channon felt that fourth-placed Seazun would have performed even better if she had been covered up. "I'm thrilled with the filly," the trainer said. "But unfortunately John (Reid) couldn't get any cover, which she needs, and she just had to go straight on her own."
FOURTH RACE QUOTES
SAGITTA 1000 GUINEAS
Richard Quinn, rider of the Henry Cecil-trained fifth High Walden, said: "She has run a smashing race first time up. Coming into the dip, the others quickened up and she stayed on. She'll get a bit further and the race will sharpen her up."
The Godolphin runner Bintalreef performed very disappointingly, finishing last..
Her jockey Frankie Dettori said: "I think the first step (out of the stalls) she definitely pulled something as she dipped down. When I tried to move up to challenge, something was clearly wrong.
"I think something will emerge soon. It was very disappointing because we really fancied our chances."
Ladbrokes pushed the Sagitta 1000 Guineas third Petrushka out to 8/1 from 4/1 for the Vodafone Oaks, having Love Divine and Teggiano at the same price, with Embraced 14/1, Meilikah, Kalypso Katie and Interlude 16/1 and 20/1 bar.
ch f Unfuwain (USA) - Ballet Shoes (Ela-Mana-Mou)
Owner: The Library Syndicate of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd Form: 1-1
Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute Jockey: Kieren Fallon Breeder: Airlie Stud in Ireland
An IR110,000 guineas (a guinea = 1.05) John Warren purchase at the 1998 Goffs Orby Sale, Petrushka became the most expensive yearling ever bought by Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, although her price has since been surpassed by a 155,000gns Bering colt last October.
Petrushka, who is out of a half-sister to the Irish 2,000 Guineas and Dubai Champion Stakes winner Spectrum, ran once as a two-year-old, beating 18 rivals in a seven-furlong Leicester maiden on October 11.
She jumped to the front of the betting for both the Sagitta 1000 Guineas and Vodafone Oaks following her Newmarket outing this season, when running away with the Group 3 Shadwell Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes, with Seazun four lengths behind in second.
Race Record: Starts: 2; 1st: 2; 2nd: 0; 3rd: 0; Win Prize Money: 24,085
The Library Syndicate of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd
The Library Ownership Syndicate, organised by Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd, came into existence in late 1998 following the purchase of four yearlings by John Warren. Petrushka and Defiant are trained by Sir Michael Stoute, while Astronaut is with William Haggas and Pompeii, who won a Warwick handicap on Monday, May 1, after taking his maiden at Leicester in April, is handled by Paul Cole.
Highclere issued 20 shares at 22,000 each to cover the purchase costs, plus training and other charges, in the first and second years, 1999 and 2000. The owners include David Mort, who started out as a docker and built up a plant hire business in Wales, Michael Brower, who co-founded Garfunkels restaurants, and Lord Hambleden.
Mort and his wife Dorothy are long-standing racing enthusiasts and previously owned horses like Varingo, who won the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot in 1979, and Montendre, who is still in training at the age of 13. Michael Brower and Lord Hambleden have been involved in Highclere Thoroughbred Racing syndicates from the beginning in 1993 and owned shares in the two best Highclere horses to date, Lake Coniston and Tamarisk.
No previous Sagitta 1000 Guineas Wins
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 for 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, who has won the Vodafone Derby twice - with Shergar in 1981 and Shahrastani five years later - has landed the 1,000 Guineas once before, with Musical Bliss in 1989. His long list of big-race successes also includes the 2,000 Guineas (four times), 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 and they marked their new association when King's Best won the Sagitta 2,000 Guineas yesterday.
Previous Sagitta 1000 Guineas Win: 1989 Musical Bliss
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 yesterday's 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.
Previous Sagitta 1000 Guineas Wins: 1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince.
GUINEAS DOUBLE TEAMS
If Petrushka wins the Sagitta 1000 Guineas at Newmarket today her trainer and jockey team of Sir Michael Stoute and Kieren Fallon will be the first combination to pull off the Guineas double for 33 years. That was back in 1967 when Fleet and Royal Palace won for Noel Murless and the Australian George Moore, who was the retained rider at Warren Place for that season.
The last jockey to land the double on his own is Lester Piggott, who replaced the unwell Duncan Keith on Humble Duty in the 1,000 Guineas when that grey filly won by seven lengths in 1970, and rode Nijinsky to the Triple Crown victories in that same season.
Henry Cecil and Kieren Fallon just missed out on the double last season when Wince won the Sagitta 1000 Guineas, the day after Enrique had finished second in the Sagitta 2000 Guineas.
Aidan O'Brien and Michael Kinane also came close to the double two years ago when King of Kings won the Sagitta 2000 Guineas but Shahtoush, who went on to land the Vodafone Oaks at Epsom, had to give best to Cape Verdi in the 1000.
Sir Michael Stoute and Walter Swinburn had a similar frustrating experience in 1988 when Doyoun won the 2,000 but Dabaweyaa found Ravinella too good in the fillies' classic.
NEWS AT 1 PM
Although the Godolphin horses have not made a flying start in England over the last two days, there is a clear impression from the major bookmakers' offices that they may have a good afternoon, with Melikah the subject of very good support in the RL Davison Pretty Polly Stakes (3.05pm).
The filly, who is by one Arc winner, Lammtarra out of another, Urban Sea, has been well supported at 10-11 with Ladbrokes and is in from 11-8 to 11-10 with William Hill. That firm also report sound money for Bintalreef in the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas (3.45pm), though she remains at 100-30 with them.
Ladbrokes say that the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas has been a quiet race so far as they are concerned, though there has been interest in the hot favourite Petrushka, Bintalreef, Seazun and Aunty Rose. Their prices, though have not changed.
The Rayners Lane firm have had money in the opening Curtis Medical Handicap (2pm) for Delegate and Sheer Viking, and in the Mail on Sunday Handicap (2.30pm) they have shortened Sutton Common from 20-1 to 14-1, as well as laying Kathir and All The Gears. Naval Affair has also been popular with them for the Pretty Polly.
Chandlers is another firm to have laid Sutton Common, who is now a 10-1 shot (from 14) with them, and they have had support in the same race for Moon Solitaire, who is in two points from the morning 16-1.
They have trimmed Ho Leng in the opener from 9-1 to 7-1, and Petrushka is in from 6-4 to 6-5 for the Sagitta 1,000 Guineas.
The Tote has also had money for Moon Solitaire and Kathir, who are both in from 16-1 to 10-1.
TRAINERS' SAGITTA GUINEAS RECORDS
Of the trainers with declared runners in the Sagitta 1000 Guineas today and who had Sagitta 2000 Guineas runners yesterday, the following have won one or both races.
2000: Bolkonski (1975), Wollow (1976).
1000: One In A Million (1979), Fairy Footsteps (1981), Oh So Sharp (1985), Bosra Sham (1996), Sleepytime (1997), Wince (1999).
1000: Quick As Lightning (1980), Salsabil (1990), Shadayid (1991).
2000: Mon Fils (1973), Don't Forget Me (1987), Tirol (1990).
CRIQUETTE HEAD (FR)
1000: Ma Biche (1983), Ravinella (1988), Hatoof (1992).
2000: Tap On Wood (1979)
1000: Enstone Spark (1978)
2000: King Of Kings (1998)
SAEED BIN SUROOR
2000: Mark Of Esteem (1996), Island Sands (1999).
1000:Cape Verdi (1998).
SIR MICHAEL STOUTE
2000: Shadeed (1985), Doyoun (1988), Entrepreneur (1997), King's Best (2000)
1000: Musical Bliss (1989).
JOCKEYS' SAGITTA GUINEAS RECORDS
Of the jockeys engaged to ride in the Sagitta 1000 Guineas today or who had Sagitta 2000 Guineas rides yesterday, the following have won one or both races.
1000: Midway Lady (1986).
2000: Mark Of Esteem (1996), Island Sands (1999)
1000: Cape Verdi (1998)
2000: Lomond (1983), El Gran Senor (1984), Zafonic (1993).
1000: Bosra Sham (1996).
2000: King's Best (2000)
1000: Sleepytime (1997), Wince (1999).
1000: Harayir (1995).
2000: Pennekamp (1995)
2000: Tirol (1990), Entrepreneur (1997), King Of Kings (1998).
1000: On The House (1982), Las Meninas (1994).
2000: Mystiko (1991).
1000: Pebbles (1984).
2000: Mister Baileys (1994).
After a third consecutive dry night the going remains
throughout the track.
The course is, however, drying out gradually and it is possible that the ground might become good to firm by the time racing starts at 2pm.
LEADING JOCKEYS AT THE END OF THE SAGITTA GUINEAS FESTIVAL
1st 2nd 3rd
Kieren Fallon 4 2 2
Richard Hills 2 1 4
Richard Quinn 2 1 -
John Reid 2 - 3
Pat Eddery 1 3 -
Jimmy Fortune 1 3 -
Kevin Darley 1 2 -
Frankie Dettori 1 - -
Ted Durcan 1 - -
Gerald Mosse 1 - -
Francis Norton 1 - -
Dane O'Neill 1 - -
Michael Roberts 1 - -
Seb Sanders 1 - -
Simon Whitworth 1 - -
Michael Hills - 3 2
Ray Cochrane - 1 2
Michael Kinane - 1 2
Philip Robinson - 1 1
Jamie Mackay - 1 -
Olivier Peslier - 1 -
Willie Ryan - 1 -
John Carroll - - 1
John Egan - - 1
Michael Fenton - - 1
Richard Hughes - - 1
LEADING TRAINERS AT THE END OF THE SAGITTA GUINEAS FESTIVAL
1st 2nd 3rd
Sir Michael Stoute 3 - 1
John Gosden 2 3 1
Henry Cecil 2 1 -
Saeed bin Suroor 2 - 1
Peter Makin 2 - -
Barry Hills 1 2 2
Richard Hannon 1 - 1
Ian Balding 1 - -
Tim Easterby 1 - -
Mark Flower 1 - -
Neil Graham 1 - -
Fulke Johnson Houghton 1 - -
William Muir 1 - -
James Toller 1 - -
Geoff Wragg 1 - -
Gerard Butler - 1 -
John Dunlop - 1 -
James Fanshawe - 1 -
William Haggas - 1 -
Nicky Henderson - 1 -
Michael Jarvis - 1 -
William Jarvis - 1 -
Elie Lellouche FR - 1 -
Brian Meehan - 1 -
Dave Morris - 1 -
Jeremy Noseda - 1 -
Aidan O'Brien IRE - 1 -
Bryn Palling - 1 -
Martin Pipe - 1 -
Alec Stewart - 1 -
Ed Dunlop - - 2
Robert Armstrong - - 1
Michael Bell - - 1
John Berry - - 1
Michael Blanshard - - 1
David Chappell - - 1
Richard Fahey - - 1
John Hills - - 1
Mark Johnston - - 1
George Margarson - - 1
David Nicholls - - 1
Linda Perratt - - 1
Mick Ryan - - 1
FIRST RACE RESULT
2.00pm THE CURTIS MEDICAL RATED STAKES (HANDICAP)
Class B, 6f, £15,000 added, four-year-olds and upwards rated 0-110, Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb, minimum wieght 8st 7lb. Penalties: a winner after April 30 3lb. Penalty values: 1st: £9,439.49; 2nd: £3,580.50; 3rd: £1,790.25; 4th: £813.75; 5th: £406.68; 6th: £244.13
1 DOCTOR SPIN (Anthony Pye-Jeary) Fulke Johnson Houghton 4-8-10 John Reid  16/1
2 SHEER VIKING (Ronnie Arculli) Barry Hills 4-8-07 Michael Hills  11/2 Fav
3 HO LENG (Alan Guthrie) Linda Perratt 5-9-01 Michael Kinane  15/2
4 HARMONIC WAY (Mrs Alexandra Chandris) Roger Charlton 5-8-13 Jimmy Fortune 
5 FIRST MAITE (Roy Bowring) Roy Bowring 7-8-12 Jamie Spencer 
6 CRETAN GIFT (Tom Clarke) Nick Littmoden 9-9-07 Tom McLaughlin 
7 ELLENS LAD (Rita Brown and Roger Aylett) Willie Musson 6-8-07 Pat Eddery 
8 DELEGATE (Mr M and Mrs P Reditt) Neville Callaghan 7-8-12 Kieren Fallon 
9 BON AMI (Ken Ivory and Alan Berry) Alan Berry 4-8-07 John Carroll 
10 BLACKHEATH (G H Toller and P C J Dalby) James Toller 4-8-07 Simon Whitworth 
11 FURTHER OUTLOOK (Mark and George Leatham) David Nicholls 6-8-10 Kevin Darley 
12 ROYAL RESULT (Phil Lake) David Nicholls 7-8-07 Francis Norton 
13 OCKER (J Teasdale) Norma Macauley 6-8-05 Robbie Fitzpatrick 
All 13 ran
Distances: 2, hd, 0.75, 1, 1, 0.5, 0.5, 1, 1, 0.5, 1.5, 6 Time: 1m 10.79s
Tote: Win: £20.10; Places: £4.10; £2.30; £1.90; Exacta: £10.90
Breeder: Sagamore Stud Breeding: b c Namaqualand (USA)-Madam Loving (Vaigly Great)
Winning trainer:- Name: Johnson Houghton, Richard Fulke
Born: May 9, 1940 Date of First Licence: 1961
Trains at: Woodway, Blewbury, Oxon Wins (1995-99): 13,17,11,8,13
Horses In Training: 41 Wins this season: 2
Winning jockey:-Name: Reid, John Andrew. Born: County Down, Northern Ireland, 6/8/55
Apprenticeship: One year with Leslie Crawford in Northern Ireland, then five years with Verly Bewicke.First winner: Eyry (Goodwood, May 16, 1973)Classic wins: (3) Vodafone Derby (1992 Dr Devious); Sagitta 1,000 Guineas (1982 On The House, 1994 Las Meninas), St Leger (1998 Nedawi); Other major wins include: Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1988 Tony Bin); King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1978 Ile de Bourbon, 1997 Swain); Sussex Stakes (1982 On The House);July Cup (1990 Royal Academy), Cheveley Park Stakes (1986 Minstrella); Yorkshire Oaks (1995 Pure Grain); Irish Derby (1987 Sir Harry Lewis); Irish St Leger (1998 Kayf Tara), Champion Stakes (1995 Spectrum), Racing Post Trophy (1995 Beauchamp King), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1996 Halling), Dewhurst Stakes (1993 Grand Lodge), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1979 Ile de Bourbon), Nunthorpe Stakes (1994 Piccolo); Irish Champion Stakes (1986 Park Express, 1992 Dr Devious); Irish Oaks (1995 Pure Grain); Prix de la Salamandre (1996 Revoque);Prix de l'Abbaye (1979 Double Form, 1997 Carmine Lake); Oaks d'Italia (1987 Lady Bentley), French 2000 Guineas (1998 Victory Note); Irish 2,000 Guineas (1994 Turtle Island; 1995 Spectrum). Wins (1973-1999):3,17,34,14,33,54,72,79,54,63,30,56,53,60,81,79,84,67,80,96,108,98,101,113,110,101,27
Wins this season: 11 Other details: Rode five winners in a day on August 5, 1992. (Four at Brighton and one at Kempton). Retained by Fulke Johnson Houghton 1978-83, Vincent O'Brien 1988-90
SECOND RACE RESULT
2.30pm THE MAIL ON SUNDAY MILE (HANDICAP) (QUALIFIER)
Class C, 1m, £20,000 added, three-year-olds rated 0-90. Minimum wieght: 7st 10lb. Penalties: a winner after April 30, 5lb. Penalty values: 1st: £15,665; 2nd: £4,820; 3rd: £2,410; 4th: £1,205
1 ATAVUS (Stableside Racing Partnership II) William Muir 3-8-12 Gerald Mosse  20/1
2 RED N' SOCKS (Mrs Hildegard Focke) John Dunlop 3-9-04 Richard Quinn  14/1
3 MOON SOLITAIRE (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-8-10 Michael Kinane  14/1
4 FREDDY FLINTSTONE (Lady Whent and friends) Richard Hannon 3-8-08 Dane O'Neill  12/1
5 ALL THE GEARS (The Thoroughbred Corporation) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-04 Kieren Fallon  9/1 Fav
6 KAREEB (J Bernstein and Miss C A Green) William Muir 3-9-02 Jason Weaver 
7 ROYAL INSULT (Julie Mitchell and Elaine Burke) Karl Burke 3-9-03 Neil Callan 
9 KELTIC BARD (G A Roberts and Sean Woods) Sean Woods 3-8-07 Robbie Fitzpatrick (3) 
10 SOVEREIGN STATE (Mrs G R Smith) Michael Jarvis 3-8-07 Michael Tebbutt 
11 INDIAN SUN (James Flower) John Dunlop 3-8-12 Pat Eddery 
12 KATHIR (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Alec Stewart 3-9-04 Richard Hills 
13 SCOTTISH SPICE (Jeff Smith) Ian Balding 3-9-07 Kevin Darley 
14 MUST BE MAGIC (The Headquarters Partnership III) Hugh Collingridge 3-8-02 Willie Supple 
15 INCHING CLOSER (Gallagher Equine Ltd and Neville Callaghan) Neville Callaghan 3-8-04 Jamie Mackay (7) 
15 RUSHMORE (J S Gutkin and C J Wates) Paul Cole 3-8-13 Jimmy Fortune 
16 SHOTACROSS THE BOW (Chris Wright and Catherine Corbett) Barry Hills 3-8-10 Michael Hills 
17 I PROMISE YOU (Maureen Brittain) Clive Brittain 3-8-08 (2lb ow) Olivier Peslier 
18 KIND REGARDS (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 3-9-05 John Reid 
19 AZUR (B M Guerin and Mrs L Field) James Fanshawe 3-9-02 Ray Cochrane 
20 SUTTON COMMON (The North Broomhill Racing Syndicate) Kevin Ryan 3-8-10 John Carroll 
21 CELEBES (Robert Hitchins) Ian Balding 3-8-03 Fergus Sweeney 
22 TOP OF THE CLASS (B & J Racing and Breeding Syndicate) Martyn Wane 3-8-02 (1lb ow) John Egan 
23 ROSHANI (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 3-8-11 Frankie Dettori 
24 JOEY TRIBBIANI (Newmarket Connections Ltd) Conrad Allen 3-8-00 Nicky Carlisle 
25 HYPERSONIC (Katsumi Yoshida) Geoff Wragg 3-8-13 Michael Roberts 
26 SHARP RISK (R N Khan and Paul Howling) Paul Howling 3-8-08 Tony Clark 
27 ALAWAR (Sheilkh Amin Dahlawi) Clive Cox 3-8-01 Francis Norton 
DNF PRINCIPLE ACCOUNT (The Fairy Story Partnership) Chris Dwyer 3-8-09 Jamie Spencer 
28 ran, Non Runners 2 CLEVER GIRL (V.C.), 29 THE ROBSTER (V.C.)
Distances: nk, 2, nk, 1.25, sh, 1.25, 1, hd, 0.75, 1.5, nk, hd, nk, .5, nk, 1.25, 1, 4, 1.5, 1.75, 3.5, nk, nk, 1, 1.75, 16
Time: 1m 36.95s
Tote: Win: £25.90; Places: £5.10; £6.40; £2.80; £6.20 Exacta: £1,020.80
Breeder: Whitsbury Manor Stud Breeding: Distant Relative-Elysian (Northfields (USA))
Winning trainer:- Name: Muir, William R, First trainer's licence: 1990, Trains at Linkslade, Wantage Road, Lambourn, Berks Horses in training (1995-2000): 39,50,72,71,78,78 Wins in a season (1993-98): 13:21:28:36:40:40:26Major wins: King George Stakes (1997 Averti) Wins this season: 1
Winning jockey:-Name: Mosse, Gerald. Date of birth: 3/1/68 Apprenticeship: With Patrick-Louis Biancone. Major wins include: Coronation Stakes (1993 Gold Splash), St James's Palace Stakes (1999 Sendawar), Prix du Jockey-Club (1994 Celtic Arms, 1996 Ragmar), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1990 Saumarez), Prix de Diane (1988 Resless Kara, 1993 Shemaka, 1997 Vereva, 1999 Daryaba); Poule d'Essai des Poulains (1999 Sendawar, 1997 Daylami, 1996 Ashkalani); Prix Vermeille (1994 Sierra Madre, 1999 Daryaba); Prix Lupin (1994 Celtic Arms); Prix Ganay (1996 Valanour, 1999 Dark Moondancer); Prix du Moulin (1996 Ashkalani, 1999 Sendawar); Prix Jean Prat (1990 Priolo); Grand Prix de Paris (1995 Valanour); Prix Morny (1988 Tersa, 1991 Arazi); Criterium de Saint-Cloud (1989 Intimiste); Prix Marcel Boussac (1993 Sierra Madre); Prix Robert Papin (1991 Arazi); Prix de la Salamandre (1991 Arazi); Prix du Moulin (1991 Priolo); Prix du Cadran (1999 Tajoun), Prix Royal Oak (1997 Ebadiyla, 1998 Tiraaz), Hong Kong Cup (1999 Jim And Tonic) Other details: Former French champion apprentice
THIRD RACE RESULT
3.05pm R. L. DAVISON PRETTY POLLY STAKES
Class A, Listed, £25,000 added, three-year-old fillies which have not won a Group 1 or Group 2 Pattern race. Weights: 8st 6lb. Penalties: a winner of a Class B race of 7f or more, 3lb, of a Listed race of 7f or more, 5lb, of a Group 3 race of 7f or more, 7lb. Penalty values: 1st: £16,240; 2nd: £6,160; 3rd: £3,080; 4th: £1,400; 5th: £700; 6th: £420.
1 MELIKAH (Godolphin) Saeed Bin Suroor 3-8-08 Frankie Dettori  5/4 Fav
2 CLOG DANCE (Khalid Abdulla) Barry Hills 3-8-08 Michael Hills  6/1
3 CLIPPER (Dick Hollingsworth) Barry Hills 3-8-08 John Reid  16/1
4 NAVAL AFFAIR (Lord Weinstock) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-08 Kieren Fallon 
5 EVERLASTING LOVE (DGH Partnership) Michael Bell 3-8-08 Michael Fenton 
6 HYPNOTIZE (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir M Stoute 3-8-13 Pat Eddery 
7 TITIAN ANGEL (Conrad's Angels) Conrad Allen 3-8-08 Michael Tebbutt 
8 CAUNTON (Miss J E Leggett) Paul Howling 3-8-08 Ray Cochrane 
All 8 ran
Distances: hd, 2.5, sh, nk, 6, 1.25, 11 Time: 2m 04.00s
Tote: Win: £2.10; Places: £1.10; £1.20; £2.40; Exacta: £5.60
Breeder: David Tsui Breeding: Lammtarra (USA) - Urban Sea (USA) (Miswaki (USA))
Winning trainer:-Name:Bin Suroor, Saeed
Trains at Newmarket for Godolphin, the racing entity of Sheikh Mohammed, whose horses winter in Dubai and race worldwide. Classic wins: (8) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi), Vodafone Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell); Vodafone Derby (1995 Lammtarra); Pertemps St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche; 1998 Nedawi; 1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins include: Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Irish Champion Stakes (1994 Cezanne; 1998 Swain), Irish St Leger (1998 Kayf Tara), French 2000 Guineas (1995 Vettori); Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra); Prix d'Ispahan (1996 Halling), Eclipse (1995,1996 Halling; 1998 Daylami); Juddmonte International Stakes (1995 Halling), Ascot Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche; 1998 Kayf Tara), King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra; 1997 & 1998 Swain), Nunthorpe Stakes (1995 So Factual), Derby Italiano (1998 Central Park), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr), Man O' War Stakes (1998 Daylami), Lockinge Stakes (1998 Cape Cross), Great Voltigeur Stakes (1998 Sea Wave) Wins in a season (1995-99) 14:48:41:38:41 Other details: Champion trainer 1996 and 1999. Completed full set of classic wins following Cape Verdi's victory in the 1998 Sagitta 1000 Guineas.Wins this season: 2
Winning jockey:-Name: Dettori, Lanfranco.Born: 15/12/70 in Milan, Italy Apprenticeship: With Luca Cumani. First winner: Rif (Turin, Italy, November 16, 1986), First British winner: Lizzy Hare (Goodwood June 9, 1987) Classic wins; (7) Vodafone Oaks (1994 Balanchine, 1995 Moonshell); St Leger (1995 Classic Cliche, 1996 Shantou), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Island Sands), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1998 Cape Verdi) Other major wins include: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1995 Lammtarra, 1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami), Ascot Gold Cup (1992, 1993 Drum Taps, 1998 Kayf Tara), St James's Palace Stakes (1997 Starborough), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1996 Swain, 1997 Singspiel, 1999 Daylami), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1995 Lammtarra), Breeders' Cup Mile (1994 Barathea), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1990 Markofdistinction; 1996 Mark of Esteem, 1999 Dubai Millennium), Juddmonte International (1996 Halling, 1997 Singspiel), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1998 Daylami),Yorkshire Oaks (1994 Only Royale), Middle Park Stakes (1996 Bahamian Bounty), Fillies' Mile (1990 Shamshir, 1999 Teggiano), Nunthorpe Stakes (1993 Lochsong, 1995 So Factual, 1998 Lochangel), Sussex Stakes (1991 Second Set, 1999 Aljabr); Haydock Sprint Cup (1999 Diktat); Breeders' Cup Turf (1999 Daylami), Japan Cup (1996 Singspiel); Dubai World Cup (2000 Dubai Millennium); Poule d'Essai des Poulains (1995 Vettori), Irish Derby (1994 Balanchine), Prix du Jockey-Club (1992 Polytain), Prix Jean Prat (1998 Almutawakel), Prix Jacques le Marois (1999 Dubai Millennium), Prix de la Salamandre (1998 Aljabr); Prix Maurice de Gheest (1999 Diktat); Irish Champion Stakes (1998 Swain, 1999 Daylami); Irish St Leger (1999 Kayf Tara); Deutsches Derby (1991 Temporal) Wins in a season (1987-99): 8,22,75, 141,94,101,149,233*,217*,123,176,132,132 *Champion jockey Wins this season: 15 Other details: Retained by Godolphin and rides for Sheikh Mohammed. Created history when riding all seven winners at Ascot on Saturday, September 28, 1996 - Wall Street (Cumberland Lodge Stakes), Diffident (Diadem Stakes), Mark Of Esteem (Queen Elizabeth II Stakes), Decorated Hero (Tote Festival Handicap), Fatefully (Rosemary Rated Stakes Handicap), Lochangel (Blue Seal Conditions Stakes) and Fujiyama Crest (Gordon Carter Handicap); Rode 1,000th British winner on Classic Cliche in 1995 St Leger.
FOURTH RACE RESULT
3.45pm THE SAGITTA 1000 GUINEAS
Class A, Group 1, Showcase Race, £250,000 total prize fund, 1m, three-year-old fillies. Weights: 9st. Penalty values: 1st: £145,000; 2nd: £55,000: 3rd: £27,500; 4th: £12,500; 5th: £6,250; 6th: £3,750
1 LAHAN (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Gosden 3-9-00 Richard Hills  14/1
2 PRINCESS ELLEN (Mrs Sue Thomas) Gerard Butler 3-9-00 Kevin Darley  66/1
3 PETRUSHKA (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Kieren Fallon  6/4 Fav
4 SEAZUN (John Breslin) Mick Channon 3-9-00 John Reid 
5 HIGH WALDEN (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-9-00 Richard Quinn 
6 VELVET LADY (HRH Prince Fahd Salman) Paul Cole 3-9-00 Jimmy Fortune 
7 TORGAU (Team Valor and Helligbrodt Racing Stables) Giles Bravery 3-9-00 Olivier Peslier 
8 AMETHYST (Sue Magnier and Johnny Jones Jr) Aidan O'Brien(IRE) 3-9-00 Michael Kinane 
9 CHEZ CHERIE (Ivan Allan) Luca Cumani 3-9-00 Gerald Mosse 
10 ICICLE (Cheveley Park Stud) James Fanshawe 3-9-00 Ray Cochrane 
11 CLARANET (Greenfield Stud) Kamil Mahdi 3-9-00 Francis Norton 
12 MOSELLE (Mr and Mrs Gary Middlebrook/Mr and Mrs P Brain) William Haggas 3-9-00 Jamie Spencer 
13 AGRIPPINA (Fiona Williams) Alan Bailey 3-9-00 Jason Weaver 
14 HALLAND PARK GIRL (Mrs B Burchett) Richard Hannon 3-9-00 Dane O'Neill 
15 AUNTY ROSE (Wafic Said) John Dunlop 3-9-00 Pat Eddery 
16 ISSEY ROSE (Mrs Terry Mills) Terry Mills 3-9-00 Tony Clark 
17 MILETRIAN (Miletrain Plc) Mick Channon 3-9-00 Michael Roberts 
18 BINTALREEF (Godolphin) Saeed Bin Suroor 3-9-00 Frankie Dettori 
All 18 ran
Distances: 1.25, 3, 0.5, 0.75, sh, 1.5, nk, hd, sh, sh, nk, 0.75, 0.75, nk, 1.75, 3, 3 Time: 1m 36.38s
Tote: Win: £14.60; Places: £2.80; £20.60; £1.50; Exacta: £2,341.60
Breeder: Shadwell Estate Company Ltd
Breeding: Unfuwain (USA)-Amanah (USA) (Mr Prospector (USA))
Winning Trainer:-Name: Gosden, John Harry Martin
Born:Hove, 30/3/51 Date of first British licence:1988; Previous Occupation: Educated at Cambridge University, worked in land development in Venezuela, assisted Sir Noel Murless, Vincent O'Brien and Tommy Doyle, then trained in California, USA, from 1980-88 Classic Winners: (2) Vodafone Derby (1997 Benny The Dip), Pertemps St Leger (1996 Shantou), Wins in a season (1989-99):28:87 :86:113:110:93:86:75:91:77:74 Number of horses in training (1989-2000): n/a :n/a :n/a :160 :171 :176:173:174:168:165:148:n/a:n/a Other major wins include: Irish St Leger (1992 Mashaallah), Prince of Wales's Stakes (1994 & 1995 Muhtarram, 1997 Shantou), Irish Champion Stakes (1993 Muhtarram), Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy), Challenge Stakes (1993 Catrail), Haydock Sprint Cup (1993 Wolfhound), Hungerford Stakes (1994 Pollen Count - dh with Young Ern), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (1995 Presenting), Prix de l'Abbaye (1991Keen Hunter), Grosser Preis Von Baden (1992 Mashaallah), Sun Chariot Stakes (1991 Ristna), Santa Anita Handicap (1983 Bates Motel), Gran Premio di Milano (1997 Shantou), Prix Lupin (1995 Flemensfirth), Prix Jean Prat (1995 Torrential), Prix de la Salamandre (1995 Lord Of Men), Prix Marcel Boussac (1996 Ryafan) Trains at Manton, Wiltshire Other details: Son of former Lewes trainer ‘Towser' Gosden Wins this season: 6
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: (2) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1995 Harayir), St Leger (1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins: Middle Park Stakes (1997 Hayil), Prince of Wales's Stakes (1987 Mtoto); Ascot Gold Cup (1990 Ashal); Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1994 Maroof); Yorkshire Cup (1985 Ilium); Norfolk Stakes (1986 Sizzling Melody, 1989 Pettilante), Chesham Stakes (1996 Shamikh), Queen Mary Stakes (1997 Nadwah), July Cup (1998 Elnadim), Hungerford Stakes (1998 Muhtathir), Dubai World Cup (1999 Almutawakel), Temple Stakes (1999 Tipsy Creek); Rockfel Stakes (1999 Lahan) Wins (1990-99):56, 67,52,57,59,70,71,85,83,77 Wins this season: 10 Other details: Took over as number one jockey to Hamdan Al Maktoum on the retirement of Willie Carson.
FIFTH RACE RESULT
4.20pm THE MAY CLASSIFIED STAKES
Class B, £15,000 added, 7f, three-year-olds rated 0-95. Weights: colts and geldings: 8st 11lb; fillies 8st 8lb. Penalties: after February 26, 2000, each race won 2lb. Penalty values: 1st: £10,286.25; 2nd: £3,165; 3rd: £1,582.50; 4th: £791.25.
1 SPENCERS WOOD (Four Seasons Racing Ltd) Peter Makin 3-8-11 Pat Eddery  10/1
2 ACROBATIC (Dr Catherine Wills) James Fanshawe 3-9-01 Ray Cochrane  100/30
3 QAMOUS (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-8-11 Richard Hills  2/1 Fav
4 LOVE YOU TOO (Mike Perkins) Sean Woods 3-8-08 John Reid 
5 BAILEY'S WHIRLWIND (W J P Jackson) Michael Bell 3-8-09 Michael Fenton 
6 MARAH (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-8-08 Willie Supple 
7 CONNECT (www.raceworld.co.uk) Mark Tompkins 3-8-11 Richard Quinn 
8 PERUGIA (Catherine Corbett and Chris Wright) Barry Hills 3-8-08 Michael Hills 
8 ran, Non Runner 2 TAP
Distances: .5, 1.75, 4, 0.5, 4, 0.5, 5 Time: 1m 25.03s
Tote: Win: £8.30; Places: £1.90; £1.60; £1.60; Exacta: £43.40
Breeder: Miss Wendy Fox Breeding: Pip's Pride - Ascoli (Skyliner)
Winning trainer:-Name: Makin, Peter Born: March 19, 1944
Trains at: Ogbourne Massey, Wilts Date of First Licence: 1967
Wins (1995-99): 28,29,27,18,22 Horses In Training (2000): 51
Wins this season: 10
Winning jockey:-Name: Eddery, Patrick James John.Born:County Galway, Ireland, 18/3/52 Apprenticeship: Frenchie Nicholson 1967-72.First winner: Alvaro (Epsom 24/4/69) Classic wins: (14) Vodafone Derby (1975 Grundy, 1982 Golden Fleece, 1990 Quest For Fame); Sagitta 1,000 Guineas (1996 Bosra Sham), Sagitta 2,000 Guineas (1983 Lomond, 1984 El Gran Senor, 1993 Zafonic); Pertemps St Leger (1986 Moon Madness, 1991 Toulon, 1994 Moonax, 1997 Silver Patriarch); Vodafone Oaks (1974 Polygamy, 1979 Scintillate, 1996 Lady Carla). Other major wins include: Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1980 Detroit, 1985 Rainbow Quest, 1986 Dancing Brave, 1987 Trempolino), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1975 Grundy, 1986 Dancing Brave); Breeders' Cup Turf (1985 Pebbles), Breeders' Cup Sprint (1991 Sheikh Albadou), Dubai Champion Stakes (1976 Vitiges, 1985 Pebbles, 1996 Bosra Sham), Sussex Stakes (1980 Posse, 1981 King's Lake, 1988 Warning, 1992 Marling, 1994 Distant View), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1995 Sunshack, 1986 Sister Estephe, 1985 Rainbow Quest, 1978 Crow), Ascot Gold Cup (1972 Erimo Hawk, 1997 Celeric), Coronation Stakes (1988 Magic of Life); St James's Palace Stakes (1976 Radetzsky, 1980 Posse, 1988 Persian Heights); Eclipse (1974 Coup de Feu, 1983 Solford, 1984 Sadler's Wells); July Cup (1982 Sharpo, 1995 Lake Coniston); Juddmonte International (1981 Beldale Flutter, 1982 Assert, 1983 Caerleon, 1998 One So Wonderful); Yorkshire Oaks (1975 May Hill, 1977 Busaca); Nunthorpe Stakes (1980, 1981 Sharpo, 1989 Cadeaux Genereux, 1991 Sheikh Albadou); Haydock Sprint Cup (1976 Token, 1988 Dowsing, 1989 Danehill); Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1987 Milligram, 1988 Warning, 1993 Bigstone); Middle Park Stakes (1973 Habat, 1977 Formidable, 1984 Bassenthwaite, 1999 Primo Valentino); Dewhurst Stakes (1992 Zafonic, 1993 Grand Lodge); Cheveley Park Stakes (1993 Prophecy); Fillies' Mile (1995 Bosra Sham); Irish Derby (1975 Grundy, 1984 El Gran Senor, 1985 Law Society, 1993 Commander In Chief); Irish 2,000 Guineas (1975 Grundy, 1981 King's Lake, 1990 Tirol); Irish Oaks (1986 Colorspin, 1993 Wemyss Bight, 1994 Bolas); Irish St Leger (1985 Leading Counsel, 1994 Moonax); Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (1990 Houseproud); Prix du Jockey-Club (1983 Caerleon, 1988 Hours After, 1990 Sanglamore); Prix Royal-Oak (1983 Old Country). Wins (1984-99):107,162, 176,195,183,171,209,165,178,169,154,125,186,116,104,104 Wins this season: 20 Other details: Champion apprentice 1971, champion jockey 11 times - 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996. Irish champion jockey 1982. Stable jockey to Peter Walwyn 1973-80, retained by Robert Sangster 1981-86, Khalid Abdulla 1987-94. General: Rode his 4,000th British winner when partnering Silver Patriarch to victory in the 1997 St Leger.
SIXTH RACE RESULT
4.50pm THE MARCH HANDICAP
Class C, £10,000 added, 1m 4f, four-year-olds and upwards rated 0-100. Penalties: after April 30, a winner 4lb. Penalty values: 1st: £6,438; 2nd: £2,442; 3rd: £1,221; 4th: £555; 5th: £277.50; 6th: £166.50.
1 RAINBOW WAYS (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Barry Hills 5-10-00 John Reid  10/1
2 CAPTAIN MILLER (Henry Ponsonby) Nicky Henderson 4-7-11 Jamie Mackay (7)  8/1
3 LIVIUS (D J Dickinson and Liz Kilfeather) David Chappell 6-8-10 Richard Hills  20/1
4 MARK OF PROPHET (P Cunningham) Neville Callaghan 5-8-00 Francis Norton  20/1
5 ALBERICH (David Abell) Mark Johnston 5-9-09 Kieren Fallon 
6 GALLERY GOD (Takashi Watanabe) Geoff Wragg 4-9-00 Michael Roberts 
7 SPRING PURSUIT (E G Bevan) Richard Price 4-8-13 Paul Fitzsimons (5) 
8 EMINENCE GRISE (Wafic Said) Henry Cecil 5-9-08 Richard Quinn 
9 PAIRUMANI STAR (Windflower Overseas Holdings Inc) John Dunlop 5-9-11 Pat Eddery 
10 ACHILLES SKY (Achilles International) Karl Burke 4-8-07 Jason Weaver  6/1 Fav
11 MUSICIAN (T & J Vestey) James Fanshawe 4-9-10 Ray Cochrane 
12 KNOCKHOLT (Crawley Racing) Sean Woods 4-10-00 Michael Kinane 
13 HILL FARM BLUES (Dennis and Bernice Newton) Miss S Baxter 7-7-13 Iona Wands (5) 
14 NAUTICAL STAR (M Wauchope, Sir Simon Dunning, R Cottam) John Hills 5-9-10 Michael Hills 
15 BID ME WELCOME (P Burban and M Cooper) Denise McHale 4-8-11 Michael Tebbutt 
16 MARDANI (Markus Graff) Mark Johnston 5-10-00 John Carroll 
17 KING FLYER (In The Know (2)) Hugh Collingridge 4-7-10 Matt Henry 
18 DIVINE APPEAL (W N Smith) Martyn Wane 5-8-12 John Egan 
18 ran, Non Runners 7 BANBURY (Vet's Certificate), 10 MONTALCINO (Ground), 11 LIGNE GAGNANTE (Ground)
Distances: 0.5, nk, 3, 1.75, 3.5, sh, 0.5, 1.25, 2, nk, 2, 2.5, 2, 11, 1, 15, 21 Time: 2m 28.54s
Tote: Win: £13.30; Places: £3.10; £2.20; £4.40; £4.30; Exacta: £230.00
Breeder: Gainsborough Stud Management Ltd
Breeding: b h Rainbow Quest (USA) - Siwaayib (Green Desert (USA))
Winning trainer:-Name: Hills, Barrington William
Born: Worcester, 2/4/37;Date of first licence:1969;First winner: La Dolce Vita (Thirsk, April 18,1969) Previous Occupation: Served apprenticeship with Fred Rimell and George Colling, Head Lad with John Oxley for 10 years Classic wins: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1978 Enstone Park), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1979 Tap on Wood), St Leger (1994 Moonax), Other major wins: Irish 1000 Guineas (1993 Nicer), Irish Derby (1987 Sir Harry Lewis), Irish Oaks (1974 Dibidale, 1994 Bolas), French St Leger (1994 Moonax), Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe (1973 Rheingold), Ascot Gold Cup (1984 & 1985 Gildoran), Champion Stakes (1983 Cormorant Wood), Nunthorpe Stakes (1988 HandsomeSailor), Flying Childers Stakes (1987 Gallic League, 1998 Sheer Viking), Chamapgne Stakes (1977 Sexton Blake, 1985 Sure Blade, 1998 Auction House) Wins in a season (1982-99):55:58:58:68:55:96:93:73:113:99:63:39:44:74:84:79:78:109 Horses in training (1983-2000):107,125,139,131,140,152,175,159,129,n/a ,113,120,130,137 ,145,150,148 Trains at South Bank Stables, Lambourn Other details: Has trained four runners-up of the Derby: Rheingold (1972), Hawaian Sound (1978), Glacial Storm (1988) and Blue Stag (1990) Wins this season: 13
Winning jockey:-Name: Reid, John Andrew. Born: County Down, Northern Ireland, 6/8/55
Apprenticeship: One year with Leslie Crawford in Northern Ireland, then five years with Verly Bewicke.First winner: Eyry (Goodwood, May 16, 1973)Classic wins: (3) Vodafone Derby (1992 Dr Devious); Sagitta 1,000 Guineas (1982 On The House, 1994 Las Meninas), St Leger (1998 Nedawi); Other major wins include: Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1988 Tony Bin); King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1978 Ile de Bourbon, 1997 Swain); Sussex Stakes (1982 On The House);July Cup (1990 Royal Academy), Cheveley Park Stakes (1986 Minstrella); Yorkshire Oaks (1995 Pure Grain); Irish Derby (1987 Sir Harry Lewis); Irish St Leger (1998 Kayf Tara), Champion Stakes (1995 Spectrum), Racing Post Trophy (1995 Beauchamp King), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1996 Halling), Dewhurst Stakes (1993 Grand Lodge), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1979 Ile de Bourbon), Nunthorpe Stakes (1994 Piccolo); Irish Champion Stakes (1986 Park Express, 1992 Dr Devious); Irish Oaks (1995 Pure Grain); Prix de la Salamandre (1996 Revoque);Prix de l'Abbaye (1979 Double Form, 1997 Carmine Lake); Oaks d'Italia (1987 Lady Bentley), French 2000 Guineas (1998 Victory Note); Irish 2,000 Guineas (1994 Turtle Island; 1995 Spectrum.Wins (1973-1999):3,17,34,14,33,54,72,79,54,63,30,56,53,60,81,79,84,67,80,96, 108,98,101,113,110,101,27 Wins this season: 11 Other details: Rode five winners in a day on August 5, 1992. (Four at Brighton and one at Kempton). Retained by Fulke Johnson Houghton 1978-83, Vincent O'Brien 1988-90.
186/1 double for John Reid
SEVENTH RACE RESULT
5.20pm THE HASTINGS MAIDEN STAKES
Class D, £8,000 added, 1m, three-year-old maidens. Weights: colts and geldings: 9st; fillies: 8st 9lb. Penalty values: 1st: £6,008; 2nd: £1,848; 3rd: £924; 4th: £462.
1 CHAMPION LODGE (P C J Dalby and G H Toller) James Toller 3-9-00 Simon Whitworth  6/1
2 HYMN (Mrs Ben Sangster and Sue Magnier) John Gosden 3-9-00 Jimmy Fortune 14/1
3 HER OWN WAY (George Strawbridge) John Gosden 3-8-09 John Carroll  16/1
4 EXECUTIVE ORDER (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Kieren Fallon 
5 DESERT RAGE (Abdullah Ali) Ed Dunlop 3-9-00 John Reid 
6 SAWWAAH (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-9-00 Richard Hills  9/4 Fav
7 DANCE WEST (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-9-00 Richard Quinn 
8 METRONOME (Lord Hartington) Luca Cumani 3-8-09 Gerald Mosse 
9 RHYTHMICALL (Sunday School) Amanda Perrett 3-9-00 Pat Eddery 
10 MANDOOB (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Alec Stewart 3-9-00 Willie Supple 
11 COURT OF APPEAL (Susan and John G Davis) James Fanshawe 3-9-00 Ray Cochrane 
12 GRAND ORO (Osvaldo Pedroni) Greg Chung 3-9-00 Jason Weaver 
13 NATIONAL PRINCESS (N C Yong) William Jarvis 3-8-09 Michael Tebbutt 
14 NEW IBERIA (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-00 Dane O'Neill 
15 SHINGHAAR (Abdulla Al Khalifa) Paul D'Arcy 3-9-00 Kevin Darley 
16 MYNAH (Hamish Leslie-Melville and Lord Hartington) Alec Stewart 3-8-09 Michael Hills 
17 SCARLET WOMAN (Elaine Burke) Karl Burke 3-8-02 Darren Williams (7) 
18 JOONDEY (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 3-9-00 Olivier Peslier 
19 DANCING DREAMS (J Salter) Brian Pearce 3-9-00 Tom McLaughlin 
19 ran, Non Runner 8 HOBB ALWAHTAN (Vet's Certificate)
Distances: hd, 2, 1.25, 0.75, nk, 1, 1.5, sh, 4, nk, hd, nk, 1.5, 5, 6, 2, 0.5, dist Time: 1m 38.33s
Tote: Win: £7.20; Places: £2,20; £3.20; £5.20; Exacta: £148.30
Breeder: Mrs A Whitehead Breeding: Sri Pekan (USA) - Legit (IRE) (Runnett)
Winning trainer:-Name: Toller, James Arthur
Previous occupation: Four years with Luca Cumani, one year with Bernard van Cutsem
Date of first licence: 1979
Trains at Eve Lodge Stables, Newmarket
Horses in training (1995-2000): 33, 30, 29, 31, n/a, 31
Major wins include: July Cup (1997 Compton Place), Royal Lodge Stakes (1997 Teapot Row)
Wins in a season (1992-99): 9,3,9,10,11,14,14,13
Wins this season: 3
Winning jockey:-Name: Whitworth, Simon John.
Date of birth: 3/1/62
Apprenticship: With Michael Stoute, Alan Bailey and Rod Simpson.
First winner: Byroc Boy (Warwick 3/5/82)
Major wins include: Henry II Stakes (1985 Destroyer), Northumberland Plate (1986 Sneak Preview).
Wins (1991-99): 26,16,20,22,43,45,43,52,31
Wins this season: 10
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