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Thursday, June 22, 2006



ROYAL ASCOT 2006
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JUNE 22

GET SET FOR A GOLDEN JUBILEE THRILLER



Takeover Target will on Saturday bid to emulate the magnificent achievement of fellow Australian raider Choisir, who won both the King’s Stand and Golden Jubilee Stakes in 2003.


Takeover Target proved the star of the show on the opening day of the meeting, blazing to a narrow success over Benbaun in the famous Group 2 over the minimum trip. Now the seven-year-old gelding will seek to add a Royal meeting Group 1 triumph to that feat when he contests Saturday’s six-furlong sprint.


Trainer Joe Janiak said: “He still has his winter coat and was a bit on the big side for the King’s Stand. He should be right for Saturday now.”

Takeover Target has18 rivals to contend with, including King’s Stand third Pivotal Point.

Les Arcs, beaten by two lengths in Tuesday’s race, is another to have a second tilt at Janiak’s speedball, as will Ashdown Express, 12th in the King’s Stand.


Fayr Jag, the 2004 winner of the Golden Jubilee Stakes, is also in the field, while Glamour Puss - another Australian runner - comes with a fine reputation. She was only beaten a length back in seventh in the King’s Stand and eight of her nine triumphs have come over six furlongs.


Godolphin’s chances of a second winner in the race rest with Iffraaj, who won the Wokingham 12 months ago.


Royal Applause won the Golden Jubilee Stakes in 1997 for trainer Barry Hills, who will this time be represented by Etlaala, a Salisbury Listed winner last Sunday.


The Tatling, who struck in the King’s Stand Stakes two years ago and was 10th in that race on Tuesday, goes in search of more Royal Ascot joy. Quito has another shot at the race after finishing mid-division in last year’s renewal won by the Hong-Kong trained Cape Of Good Hope.


There are four runners from the classic generation with Noelani - John Oxx’s only runner at this year’s Royal Ascot - Ajigolo, Amadeus Wolf and Balthazar’s Gift all seeking to enhance their reputation. The field will be completed by Beckermet, Steenberg, Eisteddfod, Royal Storm and Gift Horse.


CROWD

Today’s crowd was 73,296.


This compares to 69,928 in 2004.


Nick Smith, Head of Public Relations at Ascot, said: “It was good to have a full crowd in the main enclosures and this demonstrates that Royal Ascot is back with a bang.


“Pre-sales for tomorrow are very good and we are looking forward to the rest of the week.”


TOTE TURNOVER BREAKS £2 MILLION BARRIER

Today’s totepool on-course cash turnover at Royal Ascot came to £2,033,110.


This compares to £1,959,277 in 2004 and represents an increase of 2%.


Damian Walker, Racecourse PR Manager for the tote, commented: “These are very encouraging figures and this is only the second time we have broken through the £2 million barrier at Royal Ascot.


“Hopefully, there is more to come.”

MORE WATERING TONIGHT

Chris Stickels, Ascot’s clerk of the course, reported that the track will be watered again this evening.


“We’ll be watering all over and I’ll probably put on a similar amount to last night,” said Stickels. “We may put a spot more on the straight course, I’d think around eight millimetres, and then four millimetres on the round course. We’re forecast a dry night and a similar day tomorrow, when there may be some showers in the evening.”


FIRST RACE: The Norfolk Stakes
Winner quotes:

DUTCH ART SCORCHES TO NORFOLK WIN

Peter Chapple-Hyam landed a second Norfolk Stakes’ success - following Turtle Island in 1993) when Dutch Art darted to a one-and-three-quarter-length victory under Alan Munro.


The two-year-old Medicean colt, the 11-4 second favourite, was angled out to the right to lay down his challenge under Alan Munro.


Chapple-Hyam’s charge soon sped clear and comfortably had enough in hand to hold off the rattling late challenge of the favourite Hoh Mike.


Chapple-Hyam said: “He has always been very good right from day one.


“We toyed with going for the Coventry because I thought he’d be better at six furlongs. But he is a complete natural so that’s why we came here.


“Things didn’t quite go to plan - we had to come right round them. But who cares? We won.


“The July Stakes might come a bit quick. His aim now will probably be the Morny, I would have thought.”

Chapple-Hyam was saddling his first Royal Ascot winner since returning to train in England after a stint in Hong Kong.


The Newmarket-based trainer added: “It is a great feeling. When I first came back I never thought this was going to happen. But it has taken me a while - this is my third season back.

“Last year when the horses were sick and I was getting slated, I thought about going and giving it up.


“But then when West Brom got relegated, I thought I had better stay until they get back in the Premiership, which could take another 20 years, so I could be around for a lot longer.”



More Winning Quotes

Norfolk Stakes Quotes


WONDERFUL MOMENT

Paul Roy, whose wife Susan owns the Norfolk Stakes winner Dutch Art, said: "This is a wonderful moment.

“In racing you have massive highs and massive lows and my family have been devastated [by the loss of Majors Cast] over the last week or so, so much so that we couldn't come to Ascot on Tuesday.

“Secret World played up in the stalls yesterday and that didn't go according to plan, so this is wonderful compensation.

“We're all delighted. He is a serious two-year-old and Peter's (Chapple-Hyam - the trainer) done a great job with him."


FIRST RACE PLACED QUOTES
NORFOLK STAKES (GROUP 2)

JULY STAKES NEXT FOR UNLUCKY MIKE

Hoh Mike, who was sent off 2/1 favourite for the Norfolk Stakes, finished with a wet sail to be second to Dutch Art after a nightmare early run under Jamie Spencer.


“He’s a very good horse but you can’t give away five lengths in a race like that and you would have to say we were unlucky,” said the runner-up’s trainer Michael Bell.

“Jamie made a the wrong call and he’d admit it but he’s a world-class jockey. He made the wrong decision but nine times out of 10 the gaps would have opened and it would have worked.


“But looking on the bright side he can get into the July Stakes without a penalty and this is proof he’s very good so I’m happy about that. We’ve proved we’ve probably got the best two-year-old seen out so far.”

Richard Hannon, trainer of third-placed Cav Okay, said: “He was lugging at times as if he needed a bit of ground but he’s run very well. We’ll give him a month off now as he’s growing and then he’ll probably go for the Molecomb at Goodwood - that should suit him perfectly.”


Race 1 - Norfolk Stakes - Jockeys’ Reaction to Ground

JOCKEYS’ VERDICT ON GROUND

On day three of Royal Ascot 2006, the following jockeys gave their reaction to the ground conditions:

Ryan Moore, rider of Cav Okay: “Good to firm.”

Jamie Spencer, rider of Hoh Mike: “Beautiful.”

Steve Drowne, rider of Loves Bidding: “About the same as yesterday.”

Richard Mullen, rider of Mood Music: “Good, fast ground.”

Richard Hughes, rider of Sonny Red: “Perfect. Not as quick as yesterday.”

Kieren Fallon, rider of Take To The Skies: “Gorgeous.”


Race 2 - Ribblesdale Stakes - Winning Quotes

PIGGOTT A WINNER AGAIN ROYAL ASCOT

Lester Piggott was back in the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot when Mont Etoile came from last to first to lift the Ribblesdale Stakes under Michael Hills.


The ‘Long Fellow’ who rode 116 Royal Ascot winners, trained the 1986 Coventry Stakes winner Cutting Blade and part-owned the 2000 Norfolk Stakes winner Superstar Leo, was asked how the three compared and replied: “They are all good!

“That was terrific, a very exciting race.


“She was going very well and just had to wait and get through.”

When asked of his opinion of the new Ascot, Piggott replied: “It’s probably the best in the world.”

The winner came up the inside from way off the pace to record a neck success from Scottish Stage in the hands of Michael Hills. She had to wait for the result of the stewards’ enquiry but the placings remained unaltered.


Winning trainer William Haggas said: “After I saw Kieren (Fallon) keep the race on Ad Valorem on Tuesday, I thought we would keep the race as she did very little wrong.


“When we drawn one, I thought it was a disaster as she needs plenty of cover and Michael had to keep her at the back on the inside. The fast pace suited her.


“She’s a very tough filly. As a two-year-old she seemed to lose interest after her first run and I thought she might be ungenuine.


“”But we have subsequently found out that she must have top of the ground and needs a trip - we had even thought of running her in the Queen’s Vase.


“We didn’t supplement her for the Oaks as we thought the ground would be too soft for her and were pleased when the horses that also ran in the Cheshire Oaks didn’t run very well. The Ribblesdale Stakes is often won by fillies that miss Epsom.


“We thought it might be a bit ambitious coming here as she was only rated 88 but there are not many opportunities for staying fillies and we thought we would give it a go.


“This is my third Royal Ascot winner following Yeast in 1996 and Superstar Leo in 2000 - it seems I have a winner every five years or so!”

Winning jockey Michael Hills added: “She’s a good filly and I still had a lot of horse.


“She stays very well.”


SECOND RACE: The Ribblesdale Stakes
Place quotes:

SCOTTISH STAGE WAS ‘UNLUCKY’ - FALLON

KIEREN FALLON was forced to glance back at what might have been after Scottish Stage was collared at the death by Mont Etoile.


The jockey of the 5-2 favourite said: “She was unlucky. I couldn’t get out when I wanted to go.


“I had to weave my way back through and only got the chance to give her one back-hander.


“She’s a filly you need to get hold of and I didn’t get the chance today.”

Maroussies Wings ran a big race in third but just flattened out in the closing paces.


Gary Coffey, racing manager to the owners - Newsells Park Stud - said: “She would have appreciated some juice in the ground.


“In the final half-furlong she lacked a little bit of toe. A couple of the others quickened up a little bit more, but we are very pleased with that run.


“We will keep her at a mile-and-a-half for now. There’s a nice Group 3 race in Hamburg for her over that trip next month.”

Jamie Spencer, whose mount Alessandria beat only one home, said: “She was just never going.”

Meanwhile Christophe Soumillon, whose mount Sindirana came last said: “Maybe the distance was a little far for her.”


THIRD RACE WINNING QUOTES
GOLD CUP (GROUP 1)

YEATS RUNS AWAY WITH GOLD CUP

Trainer Aidan O’Brien added a new chapter to his long list of successes when Yeats, making his seasonal debut, ran away with the Gold Cup by four lengths under Kieren Fallon.


O’Brien admitted that the Gold Cup’s two and a half mile trip was an unknown quantity before today’s race.


“You’re never sure they will stay but he didn’t get a run in the Irish Leger but Kieren thought that he’d definitely get at least two miles after that,” said O’Brien. “We were worried coming back at this distance without a run,

“He had a few problems earlier this year and we’ve just had to be patient with him but he’s really blossomed recently. We always believed in him.


“We’re just lucky that the boss and Mrs Magnier as well as David and Diane Nagle decided to let a horse of that quality to go the Cup route. They give everyone time and nobody is forced into doing things.


“It’s exciting because we’ve never had a Cup horse before and maybe he’ll go something like the Goodwood Cup now. It’s very special to win an Ascot Gold Cup. All those staying races are a possibility.”

Yeats received a quote of 16/1 from Cashmans and 10/1 from Paddy Power for the Melbourne Cup and O’Brien added: “We were going to go to Melbourne last year but then decided to wait and think about going this year. But probably he’ll now have too much weight, we’ll have to see what the handicapper does.


“But what tends to happen after a week like this is that we go home and discuss plans for all the horses afterwards.”

Jockey Kieren Fallon added: “I knew I was on by far the best horse in the race so if he stayed he would win and when I asked him to go he was electric.


“I should have won the Leger last year but couldn’t get out and it has been a great training performance to get him back after so long.


“It’s a great sense of satisfaction to win this race and I love riding this horse, he makes it so easy.”


More winning quotes

Gold Cup Quotes

BRILLIANT YEATS

Diane Nagle, one of the owners of the winner Yeats, said: “It's brilliant. I'm speechless.

“We're thrilled and this makes up for Yeats missing the Derby as a three-year-old. Aidan thought he might need a run before today.

“I was beside John Magnier and could feel my heart beating around the last bend, but nothing came at us. It's a dream to win the Gold Cup."


Kieren Fallon, the winning jockey, commented: “He won from the front in the Coronation Cup and I kicked a long way out on him there but he's a good ride and straightforward.

“I'd saved some gas and I knew he had a turn of foot. He's a horse with a lot of class but you never know about the distance until the day.

“It's a good training performance because he hasn't run for a long time. I had a dream run all the way round and I was able to move out when I wanted."



Race 3 - Gold Cup - Placed Quotes

REEFSCAPE AND DISTINCTION RUN PLEASING RACES

Connections of Reefscape and Distinction, second and third respectively in the Gold Cup, both expressed satisfaction with the effort of their horses. Reefscape stayed on late to finish four lengths behind the winner Yeats with Distinction a further head back in third.


Teddy Grimthorpe, Racing Manager to Reefscape’s owner Prince Khalid Abdulla, commented: “He received a nasty bump coming round the last turn but I don’t want to make any excuses.

“The way the winner has won, I don’t think we would have beaten him anyway.

“Reefscape has still run a marvellous race. He is a genuine high-class stayer.


“We will look at all the staying races in Europe for him and there is a possibility he could go for the Melbourne Cup.”

Harry Herbert, Managing Director of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, qhosae Orangery Syndicate owns Distinction, said: “We were beaten by a very good horse - there are no excuses.


“He’s just lost second and had good horses behind him.


“I think we will try and retain the Goodwood Cup with him now. We will have to see where Yeats is heading and try and avoid him!

“There is plenty of season left and I’m sure there is a Cup race to be won with him. He’s given so much fun to syndicate members and always runs his heart out. He owes us nothing.


“It would be highly unlikely that he would run in the Melbourne Cup again as he was very sore after last year’s race. He has twice been unlucky there and it is a very expensive trip if you don’t finish in the top 10.”



THIRD RACE: The Gold Cup
Reaction quotes:

MUNRO HAPPY WITH SERGEANT’S RUN

There was to be no fairytale victory for fifth-placed Sergeant Cecil, but jockey Alan Munro was still pleased with his Gold Cup effort.


He said: “He’s run with credit. Just as we got to the last turn, two (Guadalajara and Winged D’Argent) collided. That has just checked his momentum.


“But he’s never batted an eyelid and carried himself back into the race. He ran a great race in the circumstances in this level.”

Frankie Dettori, rider of sixth-paced Guadalajara, said: “She ran a great race.”

Media Puzzle, who was pulled up immediately after the race, has sustained an injury to his near fore.


He was stabilised on the course and has been taken by horse ambulance to the treatment centre at the racecourse stables for further evaluation.



Race 4 - Britannia Handicap - Winning Quotes

SPENCER AND FANSHAWE IN GREAT FORM AGAIN

Jockey Jamie Spencer rode his fourth winner of Royal Ascot 2006 and trainer James Fanshawe had his third when 9/2 favourite Sir Gerard landed the Britannia Handicap.


The winner was the subject of significant support earlier in the day and came home two lengths clear of Easy Air.


Jamie Spencer said afterwards: “He’s a lovely horse and should have won at Haydock last time.

“He got a bit tired towards the end but he had made up a lot of ground and they went a good pace.”

Looking back to the first race when he looked an unlucky loser on Hoh Mike, Spencer continued: “The gaps just didn’t open.

“You can’t really come all the way on the outside. I had to come down the inside and he flew when the gaps appeared. These things happen and the connections were very understanding.”

Winning trainer James Fanshawe added: “It’s been a great week for us.


“He’s always looked a nice horse and Jamie has given him a great ride, he got a good passage through.


“Sometimes God is on your side and sometimes he is not - he’s definitely been on our side this week.


“Sir Gerard was actually bought as a possible Cheltenham horse but it was clear from an early stage that he was a Flat horse. He was bred by Bob McCreery and is from the family of Old Vic. He has been going very well at home.”

The winner was purchased by Gerry Galligan, a Dublin bookmaker for his 18-year-old daughter Rose-Anne, the Irish indoor 1,500 and 3,000 metres record holder and is named after his son.


Rose-Anne is off to study in the USA on a four-year scholarship at the University of Tennessee and hopes to be at her peak for the 2012 Olympics in London.


FOURTH RACE: The Britannia Stakes (Handicap)
Placed quotes:

EASY AIR’S BOLD BID SECURES SECOND SPOT

Bruce Raymond, racing manager to Gainsborough Stud, was delighted after Easy Air finished second in the Britannia.


He said: “We are very pleased with him. He ran a very good race. It’s just a pity he was second, the same as his half-brother Court Masterpiece was in the Queen Anne on Tuesday.


“But he ran very well. He had every chance but the winner had just got away. It hasn’t made any difference to him. If Frankie had put him in the race earlier, he wouldn’t have finished so well. Frankie gave him every chance to run well.


“Although he was running on, he wouldn’t want any further than a mile. We’ll look at the Bunbury Cup if he comes out of this well.”

Mick Channon, trainer of third-placed Upper Hand, said: “We’re delighted with him. That was a big run when you think about where he was drawn (21).”


FIFTH RACE: The Hampton Court Stakes
Winner quotes

SNOQUALMIE BOY REWARDS ‘ELSIE’

David Elsworth was in jubilant mood after Snoqualmie Boy raced to a narrow victory over Petrovich in the Hampton Court Stakes.


The Montjeu colt finished second from last in the Derby, failing to see out the trip.


But connections brought him back to a mile-and-a-quarter for this Listed contest at Royal Ascot and he rewarded them with a half-length triumph.


Newmarket-based trainer Elsworth said: “He was third in the Dante and we ran him in the Derby as we were trying to identify his best distance.


“He stopped in the Dante like he was shot about a furlong out. Then, in the Derby - though he only beat one home - he ran far better than his final placing suggested.


“We were drawn low and we had to get to that first bend but used a lot of horse.

“He just didn’t get the trip. But his first race (this year), he had been third at Newbury (over 10 furlongs) to the two horses that finished second and fourth in the Derby.


“Logically speaking, then, he had a good chance today and we did think he’d run very well. It’s lovely when they win, so we are all clever now. Did I back him? Of course I did!

“I do think that a mile-and-a-quarter is his optimum trip. There is the Champion Stakes and all sorts of things.

“I don’t know where he’ll go now. But he is, obviously, a decent horse. The run at Newbury told us that.”


Race 5 - Hampton Court Stakes - Placed Quotes

NOSEDA LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE FROM PETROVICH

Petrovich, the half-length runner-up to Snoqualmie Boy in the Listed Hampton Court Stakes, pleased his trainer Jeremy Noseda.


The Newmarket handler said: “I am delighted.


“I think his inexperience cost him the race as much as anything as the horse just took some time to find his rhythm.

“He will keep improving and should stay a mile and a half in time.


“I think he can win Group races this year and will make up into a gorgeous four-year-old. He’s a horse with a future.”

A further length back in third was Hazeymm, of whom trainer Mick Channon said: “He ran a fantastic race but we were just left in front.


“He had to do it the hard way, just like he did in the French Derby.


“He’ll get better but we will give him a month off and then have a look at where we go next with him.”


DETTORI BANNED FOR TWO DAYS

Frankie Dettori received a two-day ban, taking place on July 3 and 4, after being found to have caused interference through careless riding aboard Guadalajara in the Gold Cup.



MEDIA PUZZLE

After injuring his near fore at the end of the Gold Cup, Media Puzzle was stabilised by the racecourse vets and taken to the veterinary treatment centre in the horse ambulance for further evaluation.

Unfortunately, this showed that the damage to his near fore was extensive and, as a result, sadly Media Puzzle was humanely put down.



SIXTH RACE WINNING QUOTES
BUCKINGHAM PALACE STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

UHOOMAGOO PUTS RYAN AND CALLAN ON SCORESHEET

Trainer Kevin Ryan and jockey Neil Callan both broke their Royal Ascot ducks in the concluding Buckingham Palace Handicap when 25/1 chance Uhoomagoo came home a neck in front of Appalachian Trail.


“The week hadn’t been going well but you can always rely on Magoo, who loves the big occasions. When he’s on a going day he’s a very good horse,” said Ryan, whose two-year-old Roxan was well beaten in yesterday’s Queen Mary Stakes.

“We were disappointed with Roxan but she’s home safe and will come back and prove what a good filly she is.


“But Uhoomagoo got me out of trouble and is an absolute star, every year he wins a good one for us. Everything dropped right for him today. He went to the rail but the gap came and he’s very hard to pass when in front.”


SIXTH RACE: The Buckingham Palace Stakes (Handicap)
Place quotes

EAVES DELIGHTED WITH TRAIL

Jockey Tom Eaves confirmed that 50-1 shot Appalachian Trail had given a cracking performance despite finding Uhoomagoo too good in the Buckingham Palace.


Eaves said: “He ran a tremendous race from the 28 draw. Ian Semple has done a tremendous job with him and kept him well.

“He said the horse would run a big race today. He has run a blinder.”

Trainer Patrick Chamings was equally delighted with the effort of third-placed Binanti, who was returned at 33-1.


Chamings said: “He has run out of his skin. He had been in great form coming into the race.


“The low draw - he was drawn two - and the fast-run race made all the difference to him.

“We will think about the Bunbury Cup for him next.”

STICKELS CLEAR ON WATERING POLICY

Chris Stickels was interviewed by John McCririck on At The Races TV following claims by ATR pundit Matt Doyle that the stands’ side at Ascot had been watered more than the far side overnight.


Ascot’s clerk of the course said: “There has been no difference in the amount of water applied to either side.


“The only difference is when the water was applied. The most recent place to be watered was the stands’ side - that is the way the sequence of the sprinklers worked.


“Possibly when it was walked earlier in the morning, the sprinklers had only just finished on the stands’ rail as opposed to the far rail which had finished earlier....................


“It is a young track, a new track and we will build up statistics over time.


“Obviously, the stands’ rail will have had more wear, with more horses running over it, which will compact the ground more and dry it out more.


“Possibly that is the reason that it may be quicker on the stands’ rail rather than the far rail.”

McCririck asked whether it would be acceptable for a course to water one side more than another.


Stickels replied: “I would have thought that a level playing field would be acceptable. If everyone knew what you were trying to do and you were trying to achieve a level playing field and you made it quite clear that is what you wanted to do then I would have said that would be acceptable.”

Asked about what he thought about the draw at Ascot today, Stickels said: “I think the difference between the two sides would be minimal. I think the best horse would win wherever it was drawn and any horse would go well on that ground.


“There are all sorts of factors like the pace of the race. If I was a gambling person - I do not bet - and had a decent horse drawn on the far rail that would not put me off.”



GOING NEWS AT 10AM

The going remains

GOOD TO FIRM

ahead of Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot.


Chris Stickels, Ascot’s clerk of the course, said: “The ground is still good to firm and we have watered again overnight.

“We have put six millimetres of water from the five-furlong post to the winning line and eight millimetres between the mile and five-furlong markers. We have also put four millimetres on the Round Course. We watered evenly across the course and are forecast a dry day today.”




LONDON CLUBS CHARITY TROPHY FOR LEADING
JOCKEY AT ROYAL ASCOT 2006

STANDINGS AFTER DAY 3

JOCKEY 1st 2nd 3rd
Jamie Spencer 4 3 -
Kieren Fallon 2 3 2
Alan Munro 2 - 1
Richard Hughes 1 3 -
Mick Kinane 1 1 1
Olivier Peslier 1 1 -
Ted Durcan 1 - 1
Neil Callan 1 - -
John Egan 1 - -
Jay Ford 1 - -
Michael Hills 1 - -
Declan McDonogh 1 - -
Ian Mongan 1 - -
Frankie Dettori - 3 3
Christophe Soumillon - 1 1
Fran Berry - 1 -
Tom Eaves - 1 -
Jimmy Fortune - 1 -
George Baker - - 1
Tony Culhane - - 1
Kevin Darley - - 1
Martin Dwyer - - 1
Richard Hills - - 1
Nicky Mackay - - 1
Kerrin McEvoy - - 1
Ryan Moore - - 1
Willie Supple - - 1

LONDON CLUBS CHARITY TROPHY FOR LEADING
TRAINER AT ROYAL ASCOT 2006

STANDINGS AFTER DAY 3
Trainer 1st 2nd 3rd
James Fanshawe 3 - -
Aidan O’Brien IRE 2 - 1
Jeremy Noseda 1 3 -
Richard Hannon 1 2 2
Sir Michael Stoute 1 2 1
Ed Dunlop 1 2 -
Michael Bell 1 1 -
William Haggas 1 1 -
Mick Channon 1 - 2
Peter Chapple-Hyam 1 - 1
David Elsworth 1 - -
Joe Janiak AUS 1 - -
Sylvester Kirk 1 - -
Kevin Ryan 1 - -
Bryan Smart 1 - -
Andre Fabre FR - 1 1
Saeed bin Suroor - 1 1
Nicolas Clement FR - 1 -
John Gosden - 1 -
Tony Martin IRE - 1 -
Ian Semple - 1 -
Mark Wallace - 1 -
John Best - - 1
Clive Brittain - - 1
Patrick Chamings - - 1
Charles Egerton - - 1
Pat Haslam - - 1
Peter Makin - - 1
Brian Meehan - - 1
Marcus Tregoning - - 1
Mark Usher - - 1


FIRST RACE RESULT

2.35pm NORFOLK STAKES (GROUP TWO)
£70,000 guaranteed, 5f, For 2yo Weights colts and geldings 9st 1lb; fillies 8st 12lb Entries 23 pay £300 Penalty Value 1st £39,746; 2nd £15,064; 3rd £7,539; 4th £3,759; 5th £1,883; 6th £945

1 DUTCH ART (Susan Roy) Peter Chapple-Hyam 2-9-01 Alan Munro [3] 11/4
2 HOH MIKE (IRE) (David Allport & Michael Lynch) Michael Bell 2-9-01 Jamie Spencer [4] 2/1f
3 CAV OKAY (IRE) (Mrs John Lee) Richard Hannon 2-9-01 Ryan Moore [5] 22/1
4 SONNY RED (IRE) (Michael Pescod & J Leek) Richard Hannon 2-9-01 Richard Hughes [1]
5 STRATEGIC PRINCE (Sultan Ahmad Shah) Paul Cole 2-9-01 Frankie Dettori [10]
6 MOOD MUSIC (John Fretwell) Eoghan O'Neill 2-9-01 Richard Mullen [2]
7 HOLDIN FOLDIN (IRE) (Tweenhills Racing & P Timmins J Rhodes) Karl Burke 2-9-01 Pat Cosgrave [7]
8 CITY OF TRIBES (IRE) (Shane Connolly & Glenview House Stud) Ger Lyons IRE 2-9-01 Johnny Murtagh [11]
9 SCENTED PRESENT (The Calvera Partnership) Brian Meehan 2-9-01b Pat Smullen [9]
10 TAKE TO THE SKIES (IRE) (Geoffrey Bishop and Ann Jarvis) Alan Jarvis 2-9-01 Kieren Fallon [6]
11 LOVES BIDDING (Ellangowan Racing Partners) Roger Ingram 2-9-01 Steve Drowne [8]

11 ran
Non-runners: None
Distances: 1 3/4, 1, 2, 2 1/2, 1/2, 1 1/2, 2, 1 1/4, 3 1/2, 5
Time: 1m 01.03s
Breeder: Cromlech Bloodstock
Breeding: ch c Medicean - Halland Park Lass (IRE) (Spectrum (IRE))
Tote: Win: £3.80 Places: £1.60; £1.40; £5.80 Exacta: £6.20

Winning trainer:-Name: Chapple-Hyam, Peter William Based: St Gatien, All Saints Road, Newmarket, Suffolk Date of birth: 2/4/63 Date of first licence:1991 Previous Occupation: Assistant to Barry Hills. Trained at Manton, now occupied by John Gosden. Returned from spell training in Hong Kong at the beginning of 2004 Other details: From Coventry but supports West Bromwich Albion FC Classic wins: (2) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1992 Rodrigo De Triano), Vodafone Derby (1992 Dr Devious) Wins in a season (1991-2005): 27; 41; 52; 39; 37; 52; 37; 37; n/a; n/a; n/a; n/a; n/a; 30; 32 Horses in training (1992-2006): 73; 79; 98; 96; 113; 84; 86; 96; n/a; n/a; n/a; n/a; 40; 71; 71 Wins in 2006: 17 Other major wins include: Champion Stakes (1992 Rodrigo De Triano, 1995 Spectrum), Cornwallis Stakes (2005 Hunter Street), Dee Stakes (2004 African Dream), French 2000 Guineas (1998 Victory Note), Grand Criterium (1996 Revoque), Irish Champion Stakes (1992 Dr Devious), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1992 Rodrigo De Triano, 1994 Turtle Island, 1995 Spectrum), Italian Derby (1993 White Muzzle, 1997 Single Empire), Juddmonte International Stakes (1992 Rodrigo De Triano), July Stakes (2004 Captain Hurricane), Prix de l’Abbaye (1997 Carmine Lake), Prix de la Salamandre (1996 Revoque), Racing Post Trophy (1998 Commander Collins), Richmond Stakes (2004 Montgomery’s Arch) First Royal Ascot winner: Stonehatch (June 15, 1993 - Coventry) Royal Ascot wins: (5) Coventry Stakes (1993 Stonehatch), Norfolk Stakes (1993 Turtle Island, 2006 Dutch Art), Chesham Stakes (1993 State Performer), Queen Mary Stakes (1999 Shining Hour)

Winning jockey:-Name: Munro, Alan Born: January 14, 1967 Classic Wins: Vodafone Derby (1991 Generous), Irish Derby (1991 Generous), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2006 Araafa) First Winner: Sentimental Roses, Yarmouth, August, 1985 Background: Partnered his first success for trainer Barry Hills before joining Mel Brittain’s North Yorkshire stable the following year while spending winters riding in America. He moved on to ride for Bill O’Gorman, and in the spring of 1991 was appointed retained rider to owner Prince Fahd Salman, for whom he won the Derby on Generous. In the mid 1990s he headed to the Far East, riding in Japan and Hong Kong before in 2000 deciding he wanted to take a break from horses. He took up karate and is now a black belt in the sport but decided it was time for a return to racing, explaining “No-one calls and you lose your identity - you have to readjust to being just a small person in the world and it's really hard.'' He returned to Britain for the start of the 2005 season, riding mainly for Rod Millman. Other Big Race Wins Include: Budweiser International (1992 Zoman), Coventry Stakes (1990 Macs Imp, 1991 Dilum), Ebor (2005 Sergeant Cecil), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1991 Generous), Northumberland Plate (2005 Sergeant Cecil), Prix d’Ispahan (1992 Zoman), Richmond Stakes (1991 Dilum) Number of Wins 2005: 60 Wins in 2006: 23 Royal Ascot Wins: (7) Coventry Stakes (1990 Mac’s Imp, 1991 Dilum); Norfolk Stakes (1991 Magic Ring, 2006 Dutch Art); Chesham Stakes (1991 Fair Cop); Royal Hunt Cup (1994 Face North); St James’s Palace Stakes (2006 Araafa) First Royal Ascot winner: Mac’s Imp, Coventry Stakes, June 1990


SECOND RACE RESULT

3.10pm RIBBLESDALE STAKES (GROUP TWO)
£130,000 guaranteed, 1m 4f, For 3yo fillies Weights 8st 12lb Penalties a winner of a Group 1 or Group 2 race of one mile and a quarter or more 3lb Entries 85 bpay £315 First Forfeit 48 pay £365 Second Forfeit 1 pay £11,000 Confirmed 18 pay £230 Penalty Value 1st £79,543.10; 2nd £30,147.37; 3rd £15,087.69; 4th £7,522.83; 5th £3,768.42; 6th £1,891.22

1 MONT ETOILE (IRE) (Tony Hirschfield, Des Scott, Lester Piggott) William Haggas 2- 8-12 Michael Hills [1] 25/1
2 SCOTTISH STAGE (IRE) (Ballymacoll Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-12 Kieren Fallon [10] 5/2f
3 MAROUSSIES WINGS (IRE) (Renata Jacobs) Pat Haslam 3-8-12 Kevin Darley [8] 25/1
4 HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS (Mr & Mrs Chris Wright & Paul Cole) Paul Cole 3-8-12 Ryan Moore [2]
5 REUNITE (IRE) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 3-8-12 Frankie Dettori [7]
6 QUENCHED (Khalid Abdulla) John Gosden 3-8-12 Richard Hughes [3]
7 SUZY BLISS (Karyl Harris) Walter Swinburn 3-8-12 Kerrin McEvoy [11]
8 NOVELLARA (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-8-12 Eddie Ahern [6]
9 PARK ESTEEM (IRE) (Mrs Seamus Burns) Jeremy Noseda 3-8-12 Darryll Holland [4]
10 ALESSANDRIA (Gainsborough Stud) Ed Dunlop 3-8-12 Jamie Spencer [5]
11 SINDIRANA (IRE) (Aga Khan) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-12 Chrostophe Soumillon [9]

11 ran
Non-runners: None
Distances: nk, 3/4, 1/2, nk, nk, 1 1/4, sh, 3, 2 1/2, 3
Time: 2m 30.23s
Breeder: Paget Bloodstock
Breeding: b f Montjeu (IRE) - Troyes (Troy)
Tote: Win: £35.50 Places: £7.20; £1.50; £7.50 Exacta: £141.40

Winning Trainer: Name Haggas, William John Date of Birth: 23/8/60 Date of first trainer's licence: 20/11/86 First winner: Tricky Note, Newmarket, April 15, 1987, EBF Bartlow Stakes Previous Occupation: Assistant trainer to Sir Mark Prescott and John Winter Wins in a season (1991-2005): 27; 13; 13; 22; 19; 28; 12; 47; 45; 39; 43; 44; 75; 46; 53 Number of horses in training (1993-2006): 47; 37; 37; 42; 45; 49; 53; 58; 72; 63; 70; 82; 88 British Classic wins: (1) Shaamit (1996 Vodafone Derby) Major wins include: Italian 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont), German 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont, 2004 Brunel), Champagne Stakes (1990 Bog Trotter), Joel Stakes (1996 Yeast), Crocker Bulteel Handicap (1996 Yeast), Royal Hunt Cup (1996 Yeast), Insulpak Victoria Cup Handicap (1996 Yeast), Norfolk Stakes (2000 Superstar Leo) , Watership Down Stud Sales Race (2002 Sharplaw Venture), Molecomb Stakes (2003 Majestic Missile), Betfred Classic Trial (2006 Primary) Trains at Somerville Lodge, Newmarket Suffolk Wins in 2006: 19 Royal Ascot wins: (3) Royal Hunt Cup (1996 Yeast), Norfolk Stakes (2000 Superstar Leo), Ribblesdale Stakes (2006 Mont Etoile) First Royal Ascot Win: Yeast (June 19, 1996 - Royal Hunt Cup)

Winning jockey:-Name: Hills, Michael Patrick.Born: Newmarket, 22/1/63 Apprenticeship: With Jeremy Hindley. First winner: Sky Thief (Nottingham 13/8/79) Classic wins: (1) Vodafone Derby (1996 Shaamit) Other major wins include: Ascot Gold Cup (1994 Arcadian Heights), Champion Stakes (2002 Storming Home), Coronation Stakes (1997 Rebecca Sharp, 2005 Maids Causeway), Dewhurst Stakes (1985 Huntingdale, 1988 Scenic, 1996 In Command, 1999 Distant Music), Duke Of York Stakes (2006 Steenburg), Fillies’ Mile (1989 Silk Slippers), Goodwood Cup (1992 Further Flight), Greenham Stakes (2006 Red Clubs), Haydock Sprint Cup (1997 Royal Applause), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1993 Nicer, 1999 Hula Angel), Irish Champion Stakes (1995 Pentire), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1996 Pentire), Lockinge Stakes (1997 First Island), Nunthorpe Stakes (1988 Handsome Sailor), Prix de l'Abbaye (1988 Handsome Sailor), Prix Jean Prat (1999 Golden Snake), Sussex Stakes (1996 First Island) Wins (1990-2005): 61, 65, 91, 86, 89, 74, 80, 84, 61, 94, 73, 58, 66, 58, 66, 56 Other details: champion apprentice 1983 Wins in 2006: 20 Royal Ascot wins: 14 First Royal Ascot win: King Edward VII Stakes (June 15, 1993 Beneficial) Major Royal Ascot wins: Gold Cup (1994 Arcadian Heights), Queen Anne Stakes (1995 Nicolotte), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1996 First Island), Coronation Stakes (1997 Rebecca Sharp, 2005 Maids Causeway), King Edward VII Stakes (1993 Beneficial, 2001 Storming Home), Ribblesdale Stakes (2006 Mont Etoile)



THIRD RACE RESULT

3.50pm THE GOLD CUP (GROUP ONE)
£225,000 guaranteed, 2m 4f, For 4yo+ Weights 4yo colts and geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb; 5yo+ horses and geldings 9st 2lb; mares 8st 13lb Weight for age 4 from 5yo+ 2lb Allowances southern hemisphere 4yo 10lb Entries 29 pay £630 First Forfeit 16 pay £720 Second Forfeit 1 pay £18,000 confirmed 13 pay £450 Penalty Value 1st £136, 953.36; 2nd £51,906.24; 3rd £25,977.24; 4th £12,952.44; 5th £6,488.28; 6th £3,256.20

1 YEATS (IRE) (Sue Magnier & Diane Nagle) Aidan O'Brien IRE 5-9-02 Kieren Fallon [8] 7/1
2 REEFSCAPE (Khalid Abdulla) Andre Fabre FR 5-9-02 Christophe Soumillon [2] 10/3
3 DISTINCTION (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing Ltd) Sir Michael Stoute 7-9-02 Michael Kinane [4] 5/2f
4 HIGH ACTION (USA) (C Barnes) Ian Williams 6-9-02 Richard Hughes [3]
5 SERGEANT CECIL (Terry Cooper) Rod Millman 7-9-02 Alan Munro [11]
6 GUADALAJARA (GER) (Godolphin) Saeed bin Suroor 5-8-13 Frankie Dettori [12]
7 BAROLO (Karyl Harris) Walter Swinburn 7-9-02 Johnny Murtagh [7]
8 TUNGSTEN STRIKE (USA) (John Connolly) Amanda Perrett 5-9-02 Ryan Moore [6]
9 WINGED D'ARGENT (IRE) (Daniel Couper) Mark Johnston 5-9-02 Joe Fanning [5]
10 AKAREM (Mrs M Gittins) Karl Burke 5-9-02 Pat Cosgrave [10]
11 MOTAFARRED (IRE) (R Bickenson) Micky Hammond 4-9-00 Neil Callan [9]
P MEDIA PUZZLE (USA) (Sir Michael Smurfit) Dermot Weld IRE 9-9-02b Pat Smullen [1]

12 ran
Non-runners: None
Distances: 4, hd, 3, 1 1/2, 3/4, 5, nk, 19, 3, dist
Time: 4m 20.45s
Breeder: Barronstown Stud & Orpendale
Breeding: Sadler’s Wwells (USA) - Lyndonville (IRE) (Top Ville)
Tote: Win:£8.50 Places:£2.30; £1.90; £1.70 Exacta: £36.90

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), 1000 Guineas (2005 Virginia Waters),Vodafone Oaks (1998 Shahtoush, 2001 Imagine, 2006 Alexandrova), St Leger (2001 Milan, 2003 Brian Boru, 2005 Scorpion) Other major wins include: Vodafone Coronation Cup (2005 Yeats), Coventry Stakes (1997 Harbour Master), Criterium de Saint-Cloud (2001 Ballingary, 2002 Alberto Giacometti), Dante Stakes (1998 Saratoga Springs), Darley Dewhurst Stakes (2001 Rock Of Gibraltar), Dee Stakes (2005 Gypsy King), Eclipse Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Hawk Wing), French 2,000 Guineas (2002 Landseer, 2006 Aussie Rules), French 1,000 Guineas (2001 Rose Gypsy), Futurity Stakes (2002 Van Nistelrooy), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1997 Desert King, 1999 Saffron Walden, 2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1997 Classic Park, 2001 Imagine, 2003 Yesterday), Irish Champion Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2003 High Chaparral), Irish Derby (1997 Desert King, 2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral), Juddmonte International Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2003 Hawk Wing), July Cup (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2001 Galileo), Middle Park Stakes (2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2000 Sequoyah, 2001 Quarter Moon, 2003 Necklace), National Stakes (1996 Desert King; 1997 King Of Kings, 2000 Beckett, 2001 Hawk Wing; 2003 One Cool Cat), Nunthorpe Stakes (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart), Phoenix Stakes (1999 Fasiliyev, 2002 Spartacus, 2003 One Cool Cat), Phoenix Stakes (1998 Lavery, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg), Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere/Grand Criterium (1997 Second Empire, 1999 Ciro, 2001 Rock Of Gibralter, 2002 Hold That Tiger, 2004 Oratorio), Prix Morny (1998 Orpen, 1999 Fasiliyev, 2001 Johanesburg), Prix du Moulin (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Racing Post Trophy (1997 Saratoga Springs, 1999 Aristotle, 2001 High Chaparral, 2002 Brian Boru), Sussex Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2003 Black Sam Bellamy) Wins in Britain 2000-2005: 10; 20 (champion trainer for win and place prize money); 10 (champion trainer for win and place prize money); 6; 4; 20 Wins in 2006 (In Britain): 5 Royal Ascot wins: (16) Coventry Stakes (1997 Harbour Master, 1999 Fasliyev, 2001 Landseer, 2002 Statue Of Liberty), Chesham Stakes (1999 Bach), St James’s Palace Stakes (2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2001 Black Minnaloushe, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Norfolk Stakes (2001 Johannesburg), Jersey Stakes (2001 Mozart), Coronation Stakes (2002 Sophisticat), Hampton Court Stakes (2004 Moscow Ballet, 2005 Indigo Cat), King Edward VII Stakes (2004 Five Dynasties), Queen Anne Stakes (2006 Ad Valorem), Gold Cup (2006 Yeats)

Winning jockey:-Name: Fallon, Kieren Francis. Born: County Clare, Ireland, 22/2/65 Apprenticeship: 1983 Kevin Prendergast First winner: Piccadily Lord (Navan, June 18, 1984) Wins (1988-2005): 31, 28, 39, 29, 45, 60, 47, 91, 136, 202*, 204*, 202*, 149, 166*, 149*, 221*, 200*, 70, *Champion jockey Wins in 2006: 24 British Classic wins: (13) 2000 Guineas (2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan, 2005 Footstepsinthesand, 2006 George Washington), 1000 Guineas (1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2005 Virginia Waters), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma, 2004 Ouija Board, 2006 Alexandrova), Vodafone Derby (1999 Oath, 2003 Kris Kin, 2004 North Light) Other major wins include: Cheveley Park Stakes (1997 Embassy), Coronation Stakes (2003 Russian Rhythm), Dee Stakes (1999 Oath, 2005 Gypsy King), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Eclipse Stakes (2005 Oratorio), Fillies’ Mile (2003 Red Bloom); Gold Cup (2003 Mr Dinos), Hong Kong Vase (2005 Ouija Board), Irish Champion Stakes (2005 Oratorio), Irish Derby (2005 Hurricane Run); Irish Oaks (1999 Ramruma, 2004 Ouija Board); July Stakes (2003 Nevisian Lad), King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2002 Golan), Masai Mile (2001 Nicobar), Poule d’Essai des Poulains (2006 Aussie Rules), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Prix de l’Ard de Triomphe (2005 Hurricane Run), Prix d’Ispahan (2003 Falbrav), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Sussex Stakes (1997 Ali-Royal);Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva); Vodafone Coronation Cup (2000 Daliapour, 2002 Boreal, 2005 Yeats), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2004 Favourable Terms), Yorkshire Oaks (1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruma, 2002 and 2003 Islington) Royal Ascot wins: 26 First Royal Ascot win: Royal Hunt Cup (June 19, 1996, Yeast) Major Royal Ascot wins: St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), King Edward VII Stakes (1998 Royal Anthem), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Gold Cup (2003 Mr Dinos, 2006 Yeats), Coronation Stakes (2003 Russian Rhythm) , Coventry Stakes (2004 Iceman), Queen Anne Stakes (2006 Ad Valorem)


FOURTH RACE RESULT

4.25pm BRITANNIA STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)
£55,000 guaranteed, 1m Straight Course, For 3yo colts and geldings rated 0-105 Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 7lb Minimum weight 7st 12lb Penalties after June 10, a winner 5lb; a winner fo two races 7lb Zato’s handicap mark 100 Penalty Value 1st £34,276; 2nd £10,263; 3rd £5,131.50; 4th £2,568.50; 5th £1,281.50; 6th £643.50

1 SIR GERARD (Rose-Ann Galligan) James Fanshawe 3-8-12 Jamie Spencer [2] 9/2f
2 EASY AIR (Gainsborough Stud) Ed Dunlop 3-8-11 Frankie Dettori [5] 14/1
3 UPPER HAND (Wood Street Syndicate II) Mick Channon 3-9-06 Tony Culhane [21] 66/1
4 SMART ENOUGH (East Wind Racing Ltd) Mikael Magnusson 3-8-07 Kerrin McEvoy [14] 16/1
5 REGAL ROYALE (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-12 Michael Kinane [8]
6 JUMBAJUKIBA (Sarah Tait) Amanda Perrett 3-8-09 Johnny Murtagh [6]
7 KALANKARI (IRE) (Dubai Thoroughbred Racing) Andrew Balding 3-9-00 Paul Hanagan [10]
8 SUPASEUS (Ben & Sir Martyn Arbib) Hughie Morrison 3-8-08 Steve Drowne [19]
9 MASTER PEGASUS (Mrs J Roberts) Chris Wall 3-8-07 Alan Munro [1]
10 DARK ISLANDER (IRE) (D Kerr) John Hills 3-9-01 Eddie Ahern [4]
11 GUEST CONNECTIONS (John Guest) Mick Channon 3-9-00 Craig Williams [13]
12 DUNELIGHT (IRE) (Mr & Mrs P Hargreaves) Clive Cox 3-9-01 Philip Robinson [18]
13 PORTERS (USA) (Perle O’Rourke) Richard Hannon 3-8-10 Richard Hughes [17]
14 PLUM PUDDING (IRE) (Hyde Sporting Promotions Ltd) Richard Hannon 3-8-11 Ryan Moore [3]
15 CRIME SCENE (IRE) (Gainsborough Stud) Mark Johnston 3-8-11 Darryll Holland [16]
16 DINGAAN (IRE) (Lady Cadbury) Andrew Balding 3-9-00p Liam Keniry [22]
17 LAYAZAAL (IRE) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-9-03 Richard Hills [11]
18 ARCHERFIELD LINKS (USA) (Team Havana) Neville Callaghan 3-8-11 Christophe Soumillon [12]
19 ZATO (IRE) (Derek & Jean Clee) Mick Channon 3-9-07 Ted Durcan [28]
20 CHAMPIONS GALLERY (Champions Gallery) David Elsworth 3-8-11 Richard Quinn [30]
21 MILITARY CROSS (Cheveley Park Stud) William Haggas 3-9-02 Kieren Fallon [15]
22 GIGANTICUS (USA) (D James, Cavedish Inv Ltd, Matthew Green) Barry Hills 3-9-01 Michael Hills [29]
23 GANDOR (IRE) (Princess Haya Of Jordan) John Gosden 3-8-10 Jimmy Fortune [25]
24 PEPPERTREE LANE (IRE) (Peter Savill) Mark Johnston 3-8-12 Kevin Darley [26]
25 DIRECT DEBIT (IRE) (Billy Maguire) Michael Bell 3-8-09 Robert Winston [9]
26 MOTARAQEB (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-08t Martin Dwyer [7]
27 DUBAI TYPHOON (USA) (Mohamed Obaida) Clive Brittain 3-8-13 Richard Mullen [20]
28 ART MARKET (CAN) (Richard Green (Fine Paintings)) Paul Cole 3-9-04b Neil Callan [24]
29 DESERT REALM (IRE) (Gainsborough Stud) Mark Johnston 3-9-02 Joe Fanning [23]
30 BONNIE PRINCE BLUE (G Hicks) Barry Hills 3-8-07 Willie Supple [27]

30 ran
Non-runners: None
Distances: 2, nk, hd, sh, 1 1/2, sh, nk, nk, 1 3/4, 1 1/2, hd, 1/2, 2 1/2, 2, 5, 1, 3/4, 1, sh, 1, 2 1/2, 1 1/2, 3/4, 3/4, 5, 3 1/2, 6, 1 3/4, 3/4
Time: 1m 39.87s
Breeder: Whitsbury Manor Stud and Stowell Hill Ltd
Breeding: b c Marju (IRE) - Chapeau (Zafonic (USA))
Tote: Win: £4.50 Places: £1.50; £3.60; £12.70; £4.70 Exacta: £74.30

Winning trainer:-Name: Fanshawe, James Robert Date of birth:6/8/62. Date of first licence:1990 First winner: Black Sapphire, Salisbury, May 8, 1990 Previous Occupation: Assistant to Michael Stoute and David Nicholson. Wins in a season (1990-2005): 18; 22; 28; 34; 24; 29; 22; 23; 52; 46; 40; 38; 58; 46; 44; 43 Number of horses in training (1990-2006): 32; 51; 78; 71; 82; 76; 62; 59; 58; 65; 98; 87; 84; 110; 106; 105; 103 Wins in 2006: 16 Major wins include: Eclipse Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Dante Stakes (1991 Environment Friend), Prix Kergorlay (1998 Arctic Owl), Jockey Club Stakes (1998 Arctic Owl), Prix du Cadran (1998 Invermark), Bonusprint Stakes (1999 Arctic Owl), Irish St Leger (2000 Arctic Owl), Fillies’ Mile (2002 Soviet Song), Royal Hunt Cup (2003 Macadamia), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia, 2004 & 2005 Soviet Song), Darley July Cup (2004 Frizzante), Sussex Stakes (2004 Soviet Song) Trains at Pegasus Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Other details: National Hunt successes include Champion Hurdle (1992 Royal Gait and 2002 Hors La Loi III) Royal Ascot Wins (6): Royal Hunt Cup (2003 Macadamia, 2006 Cesare), Buckingham Palace Stakes (2004 Unscrupulous), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2005 Cruzspiel), Windsor Forest Stakes (2006 Soviet Song), Britannia Handicap (2006 Sir Gerard)

Winning jockey:-Name: Spencer, James (Jamie) Peter Date of Birth: 08/06/1980 British Classic Wins: St Leger (2003 Brian Boru) Achievements: Champion Jockey in 2005 with 162 wins that Turf season Major wins include: Champion Stakes (2005 David Junior), William Hill Sprint Cup (2005 Goodricke), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1998 Tarascon, 2002 Gossamer), Jockey Club Stakes (2002 Marienbard), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2000 Sequoyah), Nunthorpe Stakes (2002 Kyllachy), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2004 Powerscourt), Weatherbys Champion Bumper (2002 Pizarro) Wins in Britain (1998-2005): 3, 8, 78, 112, 86, 102, 27, 180* (*Champion Jockey) Other details: Champion apprentice in Ireland 1999. Stable jockey to Aidan O’Brien in 2004, now freelance in Britain Wins in Britain in 2006: 96 Royal Ascot wins: (10) Coventry Stakes (2001 Landseer), Britannia Handicap (2003 New Seeker), Queen Mary Stakes (2004 Damson), Hampton Court Stakes (2004 Moscow Ballet), King Edward VII Stakes (2004 Five Dynasties), Albany Stakes (2005 La Chunga), Windsor Forest Stakes (2006 Soviet Song), Royal Hunt Cup (2006 Cesare), Sandringham Handicap (2006 Red Evie), Britannia Handicap (2006 Sir Gerard)




FIFTH RACE RESULT

4.55pm HAMPTON COURT STAKES (LISTED)
£55,000 guaranteed, 1m 2f, For 3yo which have not won a pattern race Weights: colts and geldings 8st 11lb; fillies 8st 6lb Penalties a winner of Class 2 race of 7f or more 3lb; of a Listed race of 7f or more 5lb (handicaps excluded for the purpose of penalties) Entries 31 pay £240 Penalty Value 1st £31,229; 2nd £11,836; 3rd £5,923.50; 4th £2,953.50; 5th £1,479.50; 6th £742.50

1 SNOQUALMIE BOY (Jeff Smith) David Elsworth 3-8-11 John Egan [10] 33/1
2 PETROVICH (USA) (Michael Tabor) Jeremy Noseda 3-8-11 Kieren Fallon [14] 7/2
3 HAZEYMM (IRE) (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 3-8-11 Ted Durcan [12] 11/1
4 MULAQAT (Sheikh Aahmed Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 3-9-02 Martin Dwyer [6]
5 MASHAAHED (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Barry Hills 3-8-11 Richard Hills [13]
6 IVY CREEK (USA) (Mollers Racing) Geoff Wragg 3-8-11 Steve Drowne [3] 9/4f
7 HOPEFUL PURCHASE (IRE) (Jack Hanson) William Haggas 3-8-11 Tony Culhane [4]
8 DEEPWATER BAY (USA) (E Kronfeld) Andrew Balding 3-8-11 Christophe Soumillon [1]
9 SILVER BLUE (IRE) (Sue Brendish) Richard Hannon 3-8-11 Ryan Moore [11]
10 PURPLE MOON (IRE)(Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, Sue Magnier) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-11 Michael Kinane [8]
11 SENOR DALI (IRE) (Mrs Michael Slade) John Dunlop 3-8-11 Richard Quinn [15]
12 LENINGRAD (IRE) (Philip Green & Michael Tabor) Michael Bell 3-8-11 Jamie Spencer [5]
13 TELL (Prince Faisal) John Dunlop 3-8-11 Frankie Dettori [2]
14 CROOKHAVEN (James Kelly) John Joseph Murphy IRE 3-8-11 Danny Grant [9]
15 INVENTION (USA) (Khalid Abdulla) John Gosden 3-8-11 Richard Hughes [7]

15 ran
Non-runners: None
Distances: 1/2, 1, nk, nk, 3/4, 1, 1/2, 1 1/4, hd, 2 1/2, 2, 1, 3/4, nk
Time: 2m 06.73s
Breeder: Littleton Stud
Breeding: b c Montjeu (IRE) - Seattle Ribbon (USA) (Seattle Dancer (USA))
Tote: Win: £57.60 Places: £10.20; £2.00; £3.90 Exacta: £423.10

Winning trainer:-Name: Elsworth, David Raymond Cecil Date of Birth:12/12/39;Previous Occupation; Professional National Hunt jockey 1957-1972; First winner: Fortune Cookie, Devon, March 23, 1979 First winner on Flat: Raffia Set, Salisbury, April 7, 1979 Wins in a season (1992-2005): 40; 32; 33; 14; 16; 24; 33; 50; 32; 36; 20; 40; 37; 45 Horses in training (1998-2006): 60; 83; 100; 87; 72; 61; 64; 84; 83 Major wins include: Cambridgeshire Handicap (1998 Lear Spear, 2004 Spanish Don), Champion Stakes (1990 In The Groove), Cheveley Park Stakes (1989 Dead Certain), Coronation Cup (1991 In The Groove), Dante Stakes (1999 Salford Express), Diomed Stakes (1999 Lear Spear), Doncaster Cup (2003 Persian Punch), Goodwood Cup (1982 Heighlin, 2001 & 2003 Persian Punch), Henry II Stakes (1997 & 1998 Persian Punch), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1990 In The Groove), Jockey Club Cup (2000, 2002 and 2003 Persian Punch), Juddmonte International (1990 In The Groove), William Hill Mile (2002 Smirk) Trains at Whitsbury, Dorset. Other details: National Hunt successes include Cheltenham Gold Cup (1989 Desert Orchid), Grand National (1988 Rhyme ‘N’ Reason), King George VI Chase (1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 Desert Orchid), Whitbread Gold Cup (1988 Desert Orchid), Irish National (1990 Desert Orchid), Queen Mother Champion Chase (1989 & 1990 Barnbrook Again) Wins in 2006: 16 Royal Ascot wins: 14 First Royal Ascot winner: Heighlin (June 17, 1980 - Ascot Handicap) Major Royal Ascot wins: Royal Hunt Cup (1983 Mighty Fly, 1990 Pontenuovo), Wokingham Handicap (1983 Melindra), King’s Stand Stakes (1989 Indian Ridge), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1999 Lear Spear), Hardwicke Stakes (2003 Indian Creek), King Edward VII Stakes (2006 Snoqualmie Boy)

Winning jockey: John Egan Date Of birth: 24/5/68 Date & Place of first winner: Celtic Match, Mallow, August 1984 Big Race Wins Include: Irish 2000 Guineas (2003 Indian Haven), Ayr Gold Cup (1998 Always Alight), Tote International (2002 Crystal Castle), William Hill Trophy (2003 Dazzling Bay), Sovereign Stakes (2004 Norse Dancer), Darley July Cup (2005 Pastoral Pursuits), Earl Of Sefton Stakes (2005 Norse Dancer), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2005 Lochbuie), Champagne Stakes (2005 Close To You (dht Silent Times)), Chester Cup (2006 Admiral) Wins (1995-2005): 9, 36, 63, 46, 70, 43, -, 31, 61, 63, 105 Wins in 2006: 33 Royal Ascot Wins (3): Ascot Stakes (2004 Double Obsession), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2004 Corrib Eclipse), King Edward VII Stakes (2006 Snoqualmie Boy)








SIXTH RACE RESULT

5.30pm BUCKINGHAM PLACE STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)
£55,000 guaranteed, 7f, For 3yo+ Rated 0-105 Weights: highest weight not less than 9st 10lb Minimum Weight 7st 12lb Penalties after June 10, a winner 5lb; a winner of 2 races 7lb Jedburgh’s Handicap Mark 105 Entries 45 pay £210 Penalty Value 1st £34,276; 2nd £10,263; 3rd £5,131.50; 4th £2,568.50; 5th £1,281.50; 6th £643.50

1 UHOOMAGOO (J Duddy & T Fawcett) Kevin Ryan 8-8-09b Neil Callan [7] 25/1
2 APPALACHIAN TRAIL (IRE) (GLS Partnership) Ian Semple 5-9-00b Tom Eaves [28] 50/1
3 BINANTI (Mrs J Wright) Patrick Chamings 6-8-03 Willie Supple [2] 33/1
4 BAYEUX (USA) (Michael Tabor) Gerard Butler 5-8-13 Kieren Fallon [24] 14/1
5 EDEN ROCK (IRE) (Gay Smith) Pat Eddery 5-8-13 Frankie Dettori [21] 10/1
6 JEDBURGH (The Earl Cadogan) John Dunlop 5-9-10b Michael Kinane [6] 13/2f
7 TRAFALGAR SQUARE (Canisbay Bloodstock) John Akehurst 4-8-05 Alan Munro [16]
8 MARCHING SONG (The Queen) Richard Hannon 4-8-13 Richard Hughes [8]
9 MOAYED (Nigel Shields) Nick Littmoden 7-8-01tb Adrian McCarthy [11]
10 MUNADDAM (USA) (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 4-9-02 Richard Hills [10]
11 INDIAN STEPPES (FR) (Meddler Bloodstock) Phil McEntee 7-8-08 Richard Quinn [18]
12 GREY BOY (GER) (K & J) Richard Fahey 5-8-02 Paul Hanagan [3]
13 STAGBURY HILL (USA) (Nick Hubbard & Partners) John Hills 4-8-07 Eddie Ahern [13]
14 SHERSHA (IRE) (Kevin O’Donnell) Kevin O'Donnell IRE 7-9-03 John Egan [4]
15 SKY CRUSADER (Pillar To Post Racing (IV) Roger Ingram 4-8-04 Richard Mullen [12]
16 MILLENNIUM FORCE (Aziz Merza) Mick Channon 8-8-08 Chris Catlin [23]
17 EXCUSEZ MOI (USA) (Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Clive Brittain 4-9-03 tp Kerrin McEvoy [27]
18 PAPER TALK (USA) (Gainsborough Stud) Barry Hills 4-8-12 Michael Hills [1]
19 NOTABILITY (IRE) (Sheikh Mohammed) Michael Jarvis 4-9-05 Philip Robinson [22]
19 FIRST ORDER (Andrew Reid) Ernst Oertel 5-8-06 Robert Winston [29]
20 COMPTON'S ELEVEN (Pcm Racing) Mick Channon 5-9-02 Craig Williams [20]
21 FIEFDOM (IRE) (Stephen Hackney & Martin Higgins) Ian McInnes 4-8-03 Paddy Mathers (3) [14]
22 IRONY (IRE) (John Nicholls Ltd/Mobley Homes) Andrew Balding 7-8-06 Martin Dwyer [17]
23 MATERIAL WITNESS (IRE) (M Caddy) William Muir 9-8-07 Darryll Holland [9]
24 DESERT GOLD (IRE) (Seamus Ross) Tony Martin IRE 5-8-06 Jamie Spencer [15]
25 SENATORS ALIBI (Claire Murphy) Thomond O'Mara IRE 8-8-06 Niall McCullagh [26]
26 HIGH REACH (Mrs D Edginton) William Muir 6-8-12 Steve Drowne [19]
27 GOODENOUGH MOVER (D Goodenough Removals & Transport) Andrew Turnell 10-7-12 Emmett Stack (5) [5]

27 ran
Non-runners: 25 Marshman; 19 First Order (withdrawn)
Distances: nk, 1, 1, nk, ½, nk, 2 1/2, 3/4, 1/2, 1/2, 1, 3/4, hd, nk, 1/2, 3 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/4, 3/4, 2, 1, 1, 3, 5, 2 1/2, 2 1/2
Time: 1m 27.45s
Breeder: C Mason & Mrs N Pope
Breeding: b g Namaqualand (USA) - Point Of Law ( Law Society (USA))
Tote: Win: £28.00 Places: £5.10; £11.60; £17.30; £4.30 Exacta: £1230.20

Winning trainer:-Name: Ryan, Kevin Trains at Hambleton Lodge, Hambleton, Thirsk, North Yorkshire Number of horses in training (Flat and Jumps,1999-2006): 28; 40; 50; 51; 59; 65; 86; 118 Wins in a season on the Flat (1998-2005): 6; 11; 29; 22; 54; 41; 67; 82 Major races won: Portland Handicap (2002, 2003, 2004 Halmahera), Gimcrack Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Greenlands Stakes (1999 Eastern Purple), Middle Park Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Racing Post Trophy (2005 Palace Episode), Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte (2005 Balthazaar’s Gift) Wins in 2006: 58 Royal Ascot Wins: (1) Buckingham Palace Stakes (2006 Uhoomagoo) First Royal Ascot Winner: Uhoomagoo, Buckingham Palace Stakes, June 22, 2006

Winning jockey:-Name: Callan, Neil Francis Born: July 6, 1978 Based: Newmarket, Suffolk Background: Hails from County Kildare. Rode for Willie Fitzpatrick at The Curragh before joining Karl Burke in February 1998 as a work-rider on a six-month contract. After two months Burke suggested he should take out a British licence. Spent the winter of 1998 in Dubai. First Winner: Dancing Lawyer (Levy Board Apprentice Handicap, Warwick, May 4, 1998 - debut ride in Britain) Big Race Wins: Middle Park Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Gimcrack Stakes (2005 Amadeus Wolf), Sunday Special Handicap (1998 Raise A Prince), Vodafone Fillies’ Stakes (2004 Astrocharm), Portland Handicap (2004 Halmahera) Racing Post Trophy (2005 Palace Episode) Wins (1998-2005): 29, 56, 80, 38, 52, 52, 126, 151 Wins in 2006: 71 Other details: champion apprentice in 1999, champion all-weather jockey 2000 and 2003 Royal Ascot Wins: (1) Buckingham Palace Stakes (2006 Uhoomagoo) First Royal Ascot Winner: Uhoomagoo, Buckingham Palace Stakes, June 22, 2006


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