Thursday, July 31, 2003
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2003
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JULY 31
THE VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP DRAW HISTORY
3.40pm, Saturday, August 2, 2003, six furlongs
The draw for this year’s race takes place at noon today in the Bentinck Conservatory on the ground floor of Goodwood’s March Stand
YEAR/ WINNER/ DRAW OF FIRST FOUR/ GOING/ RAN/STALLS
2002 BOND BOY 29 9 22 16 G (G/F patch)28 low
2001 GUINEA HUNTER 19 30 23 7 G (G/F patch 30 low
2000 TAYSEER 28 24 4 19 G (G/F patch)30 low
1999 HARMONIC WAY 8 10 28 6 Good to Firm 30 low
1998 SUPERIOR PREMIUM 28 25 29 23 Good 29 low
1997 DANETIME 5 23 30 2 Good to Firm 30 low
1996 COASTAL BLUFF 29 23 28 15 Good to Firm 30 low
1995 SHIKARI’S SON 30 26 10 4 Good to Firm 27 low
1994 FOR THE PRESENT 16 20 30 23 Firm 26 low
1993 KING'S SIGNET 21 6 13 28 G/S (S patch)29 low
1992 LOCHSONG 5 9 13 11 G (G/F patch)30 low
1991 NOTLEY 28 6 21 16 Good 29 low
1990 KNIGHT OF MERCY 18 14 20 25 Good to Firm 30 low
1989 VERY ADJACENT 20 18 11 14 Firm 22 high
1988 ROTHERFIELD GREYS 9 15 10 8 Good to Soft 28 low
1987 MADRACO 12 30 6 7 Good to Firm 30 low
1986 GREEN RUBY 22 10 12 11 Good 24 low
1985 AL TRUI 20 24 21 11 Good to Soft 28 low
1984 PETONG 11 2 7 21 Good to Firm 26 high
1983 AUTUMN SUNSET 10 3 23 7 Good to Firm 23 high
1982 SOBA 1 23 27 3 Good to Firm 30 high
1981 CREWS HILL 21 8 14 24 Good 30 high
1980 REPETITIOUS 29 4 17 6 Good 28 high
1979 STANDAAN 11 1 3 8 Good 16 high
1978 AHONOORA 15 19 16 6 Firm 23 high
1977 CALIBINA 18 22 17 24 Good 24
1976 JIMMY THE SINGER 5 4 7 10 Good 17
1975 IMPORT 8 14 11 18 Firm 21
1974 RED ALERT 16 20 18 2 Good 25
1973 ALPHADAMUS 20 23 1 21 Firm 27
1972 TOUCH PAPER 6 13 7 16 Good 22
1971 APOLLO NINE 19 23 24 6 Good to Soft 26
1970 JUKEBOX 1 2 23 24 Good 24
1969 ROYAL SMOKE 10 14 15 6 Good 15
1968 SKY DIVER 11 9 15 4 Good 18
1967 SKY DIVER 25 29 7 6 Good 31
1966 PATIENT CONSTABLE 8 2 1 6 Good 25
When the stalls are positioned "low", stall one is placed adjacent to the stands rail. When they are placed "high", the highest-numbered stall is placed directly next to the rail on the other side of the course. Because of the large number of runners in the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup, the horses are spread across virtually the whole course.
VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP DECLARED RUNNERS & DRAW
Class B, Showcase Handicap, £100,000 Total Prize Fund, Goodwood, 3.40pm, Saturday, August 2, 2003, six furlongs. For three-year-olds & upwards. Minimum weight 7st 12lb. Highest weight not less than 9st 10lb Any horse rated above 110 (or 114 if such horse is a three-year-old) shall initially be treated as having that rating and the highest weight allotted shall be 9st 10lb. Subsequently, the excess over 110 (or 114 if such horse is a three-year-old) in any rating shall be added to the weight allotted without limitation to the highest weight carried. Penalties: after June 28, 2003, a winner of a Class C race 3lb; of two such races or a Class B race 5lb; of a combination of 3 Class C or B races, or of a Class A race, 7lb.
Form Horse Age/Wt Owner Trainer Jockey Draw
1) U-23111 FAYR JAG (IRE) 4-9-10 Jonathan Gill Tim Easterby Jimmy Fortune 22
2) 31-00100 FUNFAIR WANE 4-9-07 Jean Keegan & David Nicholls David Nicholls Alex Greaves 18
3) 6020-300 VANDERLIN 4-9-04v R & E H Investments Ltd Andrew Balding Liam Keniry(3) 4
4) 332-311 FIRE UP THE BAND 4-9-02 P Crane, A Barker & S Short David Nicholls Adrian Nicholls 29
5) 1122//33-5 ENDLESS SUMMER 5-9-02 Margaret's Partnership Kevin Ryan Kieren Fallon 19
6) 20-4005 COMPTON DRAGON (USA) 4-9-01cp Erik Penser Gerard Butler Martin Dwyer 30
7) 0041-(0)00 TOM TUN 8-9-00 Mrs O Tunstall James Given Ian Mongan 26
8) 2-4002002 ONLYTIME WILL TELL5-8-12 J Hair & D Faulkner David Nicholls Frannie Norton 16
9) 10010-36 BOND BOY 6-8-12 Reg Bond Bryan Smart Johnny Murtagh 9
10) 250032-0 TRACE CLIP 5-8-12 Goodey & Broughton T’ I’ Willie Musson - 23
11) 5-3200020 HALMAHERA (IRE) 8-8-11 J Duddy and Gillian Quinn Kevin Ryan Darryll Holland 11
12) 461-0344 BOND BECKS (IRE) 3-8-11 Reg Bond Bryan Smart Robert Winston 6
13) (0)111-151 PATAVELLIAN (IRE) 5-8-11(5lbx)bl John Deer Roger Charlton Steve Drowne 27
14) 040020 PRINCE CYRANO 4-8-09 Rita Brown & Partner Willie Musson - 2
15) 3-10000 PIC UP STICKS 4-8-08 Alan Ball & W Harrison-Allan Mick Channon Sam Hitchcott (5) 15
16) 0036030 PIETER BRUEGHEL (USA) 4-8-08t David Faulkner David Nicholls Frankie Dettori 17
17) 62310505 LOYAL TYCOON (IRE) 5-8-07 Michael A J Hall & Mandy Hall David Nicholls Pat Dobbs 24
18) 10-0000 PLATEAU 4-8-06 Lucayan Stud David Nicholls Richard Hughes 5
19) 510-11 FRIZZANTE 4-8-06 Jan Hopper & Elizabeth Grundy James Fanshawe Oscar Urbina 3
20) 0040-00010 GOOD GIRL (IRE) 4-8-06(3lbx)e Peter C Bourke Tim Easterby Seb Sanders 25
21) 20-40000 ABBAJABBA 7-8-05 North Cheshire T’ & S’ Ltd Chris Fairhurst Pat Eddery 20
22) 00-0U10 BANJO BAY (IRE) 5-8-05 Mrs C P Lees-Jones James Given Michael Fenton 8
23) 2650000 IDLE POWER (IRE) 5-8-04cp The Idle B'S Jim Boyle Robert Miles (5) 21
24) 043006343 BUDELLI (IRE) 6-8-04 Mrs C Roper Mick Channon Chris Catlin 14
25) 34045156 SIMIANNA 4-8-04 The Monkey Partnership Alan Berry - 10
26) 0300010110 MY AMERICAN BEAUTY 5-8-04 (3lbx)e Valerie Gorvin Tim Easterby John Egan 13
27) 002600245 COLONEL COTTON (IRE) 4-8-03v Jeremy Gompertz Neville Callaghan - 28
28) (1)(5)(0)-20021 MATERIAL WITNESS (IRE) 6-8-03 (3lbx) M J Caddy William Muir Richard Mullen 1
29) 001(1)-(5)(6)04 STEEL BLUE 3-8-02 Country Lane Partnership Richard Whitaker George Duffield 7
30) (1)(6)0231 MUTAWAQED (IRE) 5-8-02t East Wind Racing Ltd Mikael Magnusson Eddie Ahern? 12
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YEAR HORSE AGE/WGT JOCKEY TRAINER SP
2002 Bond Boy 5-8-02 Chris Catlin Bryan Smart 14/1
2001 Guinea Hunter 5-9-00 Jamie Spencer Tim Easterby 33/1
2000 Tayseer 6-8-11 Richard Hughes David Nicholls 13/2
1999 Harmonic Way 4-8-06 Richard Hughes Roger Charlton 12/1
1998 Superior Premium 4-8-12 Robert Winston Richard Fahey 14/1
1997 Danetime 3-8-10 Pat Eddery Neville Callaghan 5/1F
1996 Coastal Bluff 4-8-05 Jimmy Fortune David Barron 10/1JF
1995 Shikari’s Son 8-8-13 Richard Hughes John White 40/1
HIGH NUMBERS PROVE POPULAR IN VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP
High numbers were the order of the day at today’s Vodafone Stewards’ Cup draw which was conducted by BBC presenter Clare Balding at Goodwood shortly after noon today.
The first name out of the hat was the Neville Callaghan trained Colonel Cotton and his representative opted for stall 28. The Newmarket handler won this prestigious
handicap in 1997 with Danetime from stall five.
David Nicholls, successful in 2000 with Tayseer from stall 28, has six representatives in this year’s renewal and he nominated stall 18 for Funfair Wane when the four year old came out of the hat second.
Nicholls’ next runner Fire Up The Band, joint 6/1 favourite with Paddy Power prior to the draw, was fifth in line and the Thirsk trainer went for stall 29. The rest of Nicholls’ contingent Onlytime Will Tell, Pieter Brueghel, Loyal Tycoon and Plateau will emerge from stalls 16, 17, 24 and five respectively. When asked to select the draw for Onlytime Will Tell Nicholls said under his breath, “The winner.”
After the draw Nicholls commented: “I like to have all my runners drawn together so I can easily watch them in the race! Funfair Wane and Fire Up The Band are good horses but they all have to be good to get into this race which is often won by a Group class horse.”
The Roger Charlton trained Patavellian, the other joint favourite with Paddy Power, was another one to come out early in third. Charlton’s representative, Mike Cattermole the Channel 4 & attheraces broadcaster, opted for stall 27.
After Onlytime Will Tell came out of the hat 17th, it was interesting to note that every high number from stalls 16 to 30 had been taken, indicating that connections clearly believe this year’s winner will be drawn high.
Gerard Butler’s Compton Dragon came out of the hat ninth and the trainer immediately opted for stall 30.
Explaining his decision, Butler said: “Historically high numbers have had the momentum. Compton Dragon is quite a character and the rail will be an advantage. At least he can’t get hit from the right!”
In contrast the William Muir trained Material Witness will come out of stall one
after Claude Duval of the Sun, representing Muir, opted for the lowest berth when the six year old was 19th out of the hat.
“William Muir took the view that if all of the high numbers went, one would be the place to be,” said Duval. “Martin Dwyer said that if we didn’t get 30, it was best to get one. The Clerk of the Course is telling us that there is no draw bias and rather than get 14 or 16 in the middle, if it was available it was much better to get one.
“We are seeking to emulate Soba back in 1982 who came out of one. Mind you, that was one of her 11 wins that season.”
PREVIEW OF VODAFONE NASSAU STAKES
The 1,000 Guineas and Coronation Stakes heroine Russian Rhythm, who has been beaten only once in her six races, bids for her third Group I success this season when she takes on seven other high class fillies in the Vodafone Nassau Stakes at Goodwood on Saturday.
The filly, who races in the red, white and blue colours of the Cheveley Park Stud and is trained by Sir Michael Stoute, took a long time to come to hand this spring and at one stage it seemed possible that she might not even make the line-up for the Guineas.
But make it she did, and demonstrated her well being in no mean style with a length and a half defeat of the unlucky French challenger Six Perfections, who went on to an equally unfortunate and very narrow defeat against Yesterday in the Irish 1,000.
Then Russian Rhythm moved on to Ascot for the Coronation Stakes, where another exemplary display saw her confirm 1,000 Guineas form with Soviet Song, who had been fourth to her at Newmarket, and win by a length and a half.
There had been a possibility that the filly would next take on her seniors and male rivals in the Sussex Stakes yesterday, but connections have opted for her to stay against her own sex as she moves up to a mile and a quarter for the first time. Her pedigree suggests that she should get the trip and obviously her team take that view.
Among those of her own age who are taking Russian Rhythm on is Godolphin’s Hi Dubai, winner of the RL Davison Pretty Polly Stakes before finishing second in the Prix St Alary at Longchamp and then seeming to fine a mile and a half too far for her in the Vodafone Oaks at Epsom. Dropping back to a mile and a quarter may suit her well.
Cassis, winner of the Musidora Stakes at York in May, was then a creditable though never really dangerous fifth in the Pirx de Diane and last time was eight and a half lengths behind Russian Rhythm when fourth to her at Ascot. That mile was probably too short for her and her stable is in decent form, but she has a lot of ground to make up.
The other three-year-old in the race is Geminiani, who probably did not get the trip in the Vodafone Oaks and is closely weighted with Cassis on Musidora form.
As well as Russian Rhythm, Sir Michael Stoute will also saddle Zee Zee Top, one of the four older fillies in the race. She won a Listed race at York in May and last time finished second behind Hanami in Group 11 company at the Curragh.
Sir Michael’s former assistant James Fanshawe is running the progressive Macadamia, who followed her success in the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot by taking the Group 11 Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket’s July meeting. She is a much improved filly and gets the ten furlongs well.
The French challenger Ana Marie, who is trained by Philippe Demercastel, has been showing good form this season, winning the Prix d’Harcourt at Longchamp and last time being a creditable fifth to the smart Ange Gabriel in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.
Place Rouge was a compatriot of Ana Marie last year but is now with John Gosden. She made a sparkling debut in this country when she romped home in the Lancashire Oaks at Haydock earlier this month. This opposition looks tougher but there was no doubting the style of her five lengths success.
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2003
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JULY 31
The crowd figure at Goodwood today was 20,725. This is an increase of 937 on last year’s total, which represents a 5% rise.
The current going of Good, Good to Soft in patches on the straight remains the same at the end of the third day, although this may change in the morning as the forecast is for some light drizzle overnight.
TICKETS FOR SATURDAY
Tickets for the Gordon and Public Enclosures will be available on the gate on Saturday.
FIRST RACE FREEPHONE STANLEY HANDICAP
DAME DE NOCHE TAKES OPENER
Dame De Noche took the Freephone Stanley Stakes by a length from San Antonio. The winner was drawn 17 of 17 for this seven furlong contest providing hope for the connections of horses in Saturday’s Vodafone Stewards’ Cup who this morning clearly preferred high draws for the race.
“It is crucial on turning tracks to get the draw and hold a position. Then the others have got to come and get you,” said winning trainer James Given.
“The race went to plan smoothly and the only worry was that they would be taking us on. We were able to get a lead and get the rail and the new strip of ground was quicker.”
This was Dame De Noche’s second successive victory following a win at Ayr earlier this month.
“She’s grown up this year and she dug deep and really tried,” continued Given.
The Gainsborough trainer went on to explain the Tote Ebor and then the Melbourne Cup are the targets for stable stalwart Hugs Dancer.
“Hugs Dancer will be my first runner outside Europe but I’m not sure who will ride at the moment,” he said.
“He’ll now probably never go jumping as it’s too much risk.”
Gay Kelleway was delighted with the performance of third placed Ephesus. “Seb [Sanders] said that when he pulled him out he thought he was going to win but he couldn’t quite pick up quickly enough,” she said.
“He is really a miler and wants it softer so if had rained and rained like it did on Tuesday he would have won, but he had to run here because there are no suitable mile races for him at the meeting.”
Jockeys on the ground
Martin Dwyer: “It’s very dead but a bit better where they have taken away the rail in the straight.”
Darryll Holland: “ It’s good and definitely better than yesterday.”
Richard Hills: “It’s very dead, there’s no life in it but it is fractionally better than yesterday.”
WINNING QUOTES RACE TWO
BETFAIR MOLECOMB STAKES
MAJESTIC MISSILE MAKES IT THREE
Majestic Missile completed a hat-trick when he landed the Group Three Betfair Molecomb Stakes in authoritative style, taking command entering the final furlong and holding the challenge of Nights Cross with a length and three quarters to spare.
“He is very fast and at one time I wondered if he was so fast that he might burn himself out,” said his trainer William Haggas. “He was very free when he won his first two races, at Kempton and Chester, and Michael (Hills) said it was fortunate for him that they went off so fast here.”
Haggas, whose first Glorious Goodwood winner this was, had wondered about entering the colt for the Nunthorpe at York next month if there was a supplementary stage, but that facility does not exist and the only option he has for August for Majestic Missile is the Gimcrack.
That brings with it the worry about whether the colt will stay six furlongs, and with Michael Hills recommending that he is kept to five - “that is his ace, his speed,” he said - it seems on the cards that he will miss that big York race, too.
“We found that we had the same problem with Superstar Leo a few seasons back, that there are just no suitable five furlong races in August,” the trainer went on, “so if we bypass the Gimcrack we shall probably go for the Flying Childers (at Doncaster in September). We have also talked about the Abbaye (Longchamp all aged October).”
Majestic Missile races for a duo calling themselves the Flying Tiger Partnership, consisting of retired investment fund manager Ian Brown, who used to live and work in Malaysia, and long-time owner Adrian Wright.
The pair first got together as owners of Junikay under Wright’s Ellangowan Racing banner, since when Brown has progressed via shares in Petrushka with Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, and now to this young flier.
Michael Hills added: “Majestic Missile has so much speed - an awful lot of speed. I just went a bit closer behind Dane (O’Neill on If Paradise) to use as my lead and he thought it was goer and went to take off so I had to take him back evenly, not breaking his stride, and then bring him back into the race steady - he had a lovely finish. His father used to have a lot of speed and used to make the running. This fellow comes from behind - both horse have the same equipment.”
SECOND RACE BETFAIR MOLECOMB STAKES
BEATEN BY A GOOD ONE
Mick Channon thought that his Nights Cross had come across a very good horse after his charge had been beaten one and three quarter lengths by favourite Majestic Missile.
The former footballer turned trainer said: “He’s a bonny little horse and a tough cookie who loves the game. He’s been beaten by a good one.”
Nights Cross was stepping down in trip from six to five furlongs having finished fifth in a Listed heat at Newbury last time.
“I wasn’t worried about dropping down as we made a lot of use of him at Newbury on fast ground. This ground suited him and the winner was pretty decent and as sharp as they come.”
Michael Jarvis, trainer of third placed Dallaah, was happy with his charge on just his second visit to a racecourse.
“He’s run a good race and I’m satisfied with that. Six weeks ago I couldn’t have believed that he would be Group placed. He was a back number but he has blossomed over the last month and it was a fine effort to be third in a Group race on just his second run.”
WINNING QUOTES RACE THREE
LADY O GOODWOOD CUP
PERSIAN PUNCH EARNS MORE SUPERLATIVES
Persian Punch, running in the race for the sixth time, brought the Goodwood crowds to a crescendo of cheering as he just got the better of a superb finish with last year’s winner
Jardines Lookout to gain his second success (first in 2001) in the race by a short head and, at ten years of age, become the oldest winner of the contest in its 191 year history.
And, not surprisingly, his victory almost had his owner Jeff Smith and trainer David Elsworth lost for words. “It’s unreal, extraordinary, we have run out of superlatives for him,” said Smith.
“Looking back to last year, when Persian Punch finished last after almost certainly having set off too fast in front, it was just one of those things, and just look what he has done now.
“He has now won two Goodwood Cups and 11 Group races in all and we should just be here and enjoy the moment. He is just such a wonderful old horse and he loves his racing. He enjoys the challenge of other horses taking him on, if it wasn’t a battle he wouldn’t be happy.
“And I have run out of superlatives for David as well. I think it is no coincidence that the same man has trained two such outstanding horses as Persian Punch and Desert Orchid - there is a genius about the man; he has such special qualities.”
Elsworth, fighting hard to keep back his tears of joy, also looked back at 12 months ago, but though he understood why at that time some people were talking about retirement for Persian Punch, “by the time he ran next at Newbury everything was back on course.
“He loves getting into a battle and you have to give a lot of credit for making it into such a marvellous race to Jardines Lookout. I think the post came just in time for us, with another stride Jardines might have gone past us again.
“I don’t know how much longer we will go on for with him, though after all he is only ten so there is no reason why we should stop now.
“Ideally, the plan would probably be the Prix du Cadran and then the Jockey Club Cup again; we will take it race by race with him. He is such a wonderful horse and nothing he likes more than a battle.”
Martin Dwyer, the winning jockey, said: “He makes you work, the old boy he really does. I think he was taking the mickey out of me because he knows where the winning post is.
“Towards the end, when I was tiring, he went right come on and lets go and win. He is amazing horse. He is hard work but I love him and he is a pleasure to ride. I am privileged to be on him - the public love him and after the race I held him back in front of the stands and the crowd really enjoyed it - he’s a superstar.”
PERSIAN PUNCH - THE MOST POPULAR HORSE IN TRAINING?
Persian Punch bids for his second success in the Group Two Lady O Goodwood Cup this afternoon in what will be the ten-year-old’s sixth appearance in this prestigious staying contest, and if he is successful he will become the oldest horse to win the race.
The Persian Heights gelding won this two mile event two years ago, when getting the better of a sustained duel with Double Honour to win by one and a half lengths under a fine ride from Richard Quinn.
Persian Punch first ran in the Lady O Goodwood Cup in 1996, when he produced his best other effort in this contest when finishing the three lengths third to Grey Shot. Gary Bardwell was in the saddle on that occasion.
Last year he trailed in the 25 length last of nine under Richard Hughes behind Jardines Lookout. This performance sparked rumours of retirement, but Persian Punch has always been a battler and he soon scotched such ideas with a victory two outings later in a conditions race at Salisbury, beating subsequent Coronation Cup hero Warrsan by a short head.
He then went on to round off last season with a second victory in the Jockey Club Cup at Newmarket in October, this time getting the better of Boreas by three-quarters of a length.
Persian Punch was placed fifth in his two other starts in the Lady O Goodwood Cup. On the first of these occasions, ridden by Ray Cochrane, he was eight and a half lengths adrift of Double Trigger in 1997, and three years later he was partnered by Richard Quinn to finish five and a quarter lengths behind Royal Rebel.
Should Persian Punch complete the Lady O Goodwood Cup double today, he will join an illustrious list of top-class stayers to have won this race on two occasions, including Further Flight (1991 and 1992), Le Moss (1979 and 1980) and Proverb (1973 and 1974). Double Trigger’s treble came in 1995, 1997 and 1998.
David Elsworth is a trainer not known for his pessimistic nature and he is extremely bullish about Martin Dwyer’s chance on Persian Punch today.
He told today’s Racing Post: “They all have to beat the old bugger. He’s in good form, the horse is fine, absolutely nothing wrong with him. He’s still running to a very high standard and he’s the one they have all got to beat...Martin Dwyer rides him well.”
THIRD RACE LADY O GOODWOOD CUP
JARDINES LOOKOUT FINDS OLD WARRIOR TOO GOOD
Alan Jarvis was generous in defeat after his Jardines Lookout, last year’s winner, had found just Persian Punch, the 2001 winner, a shorthead too strong in a tremendous finish to the Lady O Goodwood Cup.
He said: “My fellow would have been a lot better on faster ground but it is nice to see the old warrior win and he deserves it. It was a great race to watch and they both battled their hearts out.
“The one consolation is that Jardines Lookout doesn’t pick up a Group One penalty for the Melbourne Cup when hopefully he’ll get his ground and this year it is worth £1.5 million.
“He picked up £28,000 last year for seventh and I thought that he was unlucky not to be in the first three from a bad draw on the outside. Also the jockey didn’t know him and he finished like a rocket, making up a full 30 lengths at the finish.
“He’s a tough genuine long striding horse and I was a bit disappointed when the rain came making the course a bit tacky.
“I’m very pleased with that effort as it’s not been easy this season. First time out at York we fancied him but he went to jump from the gates and ended up on the floor, pulling lots of muscles. We then struggled to get him to Ascot where he was only 90%. He has come right here.”
Last year Jardines Lookout ran in the Lonsdale Stakes at York before going to Australia, although this time he could go Down Under earlier.
“He could go for the Caulfield Cup before the Melbourne Cup [for which he has been given a 20/1 quote by Paddy Power] and if he went there, you won’t see him at York.
“A quarter of him is owned by an Australian and it will be nice to race him there. He settled in well last year and really bloomed. It might be better to get some sunshine before the big one.
“Also it’s always bonehard there and he likes the sixfurlong straight. Hopefully, he won’t have a Persian Punch to beat but I don’t begrudge him winning here and I’m not disappointed to be beaten by him.”
FOURTH RACE KING GEORGE STAKES
GREAT WEEK FOR BRADLEY
Milton Bradley continued a marvellous week when The Tatling won this afternoon’s King George Stakes, giving the trainer his first Group success. His Salviati won the big Hong Kong Sprint at Ascot last Sunday.
Bradley had hoped to run the winner in Saturday’s Vodafone Stewards’ Cup but an administrative error by his stable meant that this afternoon’s contest was a suitable consolation.
“I don’t blame anyone for what happened,” said the Chepstow trainer. “I have never had a runner in a Group Three before and it has been a marvellous week. I came out of hospital after having my hip out and then I won a nice big prize at Ascot and then I’ve come here and won a Group race.
“The Tatling also gave me my first winner in a Listed race [at Sandown earlier this month] when I had the first and second.”
Looking back to the days when his string consisted largely of jumpers, Bradley recalled. “They would race from one end of the season to the other and win about 20 races. That would mean that we’d won about £25,000 in prize money, and here I am having won nearly that in one race here and nearly £50,000 in one race with Salviati on Sunday. Things have changed.”
Bradley claimed The Tatling for £15,000 at Catterick last year from Dandy Nicholls.
“£15,000 is a fortune for me,” continued the trainer.”He’s very reliable when before he was very unreliable. He’s got nuts and bolts in his knee but I would like some more like him. Salviati only cost £6,000 and he’s got bad joints!
“My motto has always been win what you can when you can and he’ll probably go for a similar race now.
“Darryll [Holland] gave him a wonderful ride. I thought that he was in a little bit of trouble as the one on the outside was going so well and I wondered if he’d spotted him but Darryll had him covered.”
PLACED QUOTES RACE FOUR
KING GEORGE STAKES
“PLEASED AND FRUSTRATED”
“I am delighted with the way she has run but it is a bit frustrating that she has got so close without winning,” said Mick Quinn after Dragon Flyer had been beaten just a neck by The Tatling in the Group 111 King George Stakes.
“She is so very consistent, unlike a lot of sprinters, and always runs her race; she really deserves to win one like this.
“We have entered for the Nunthorpe and the Abbaye and she may well have a go at one or both of them, and if she can keep going like this through the autumn I am sure she can win a good prize.
“I don’t know what the plans are for her at the end of the season, but I think that if she retires to stud I shall have to pack up; she is so far and away the best horse I have got.”
WINNING QUOTES RACE FIVE
EBF NEW HAM MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES
GREAT RECEPTION FOR HENRY CECIL
Ithaca, a filly bred in the purple by Distant View out of Reams of Verse and long held in some regard by her trainer Henry Cecil, romped home by five lengths in the New Ham Maiden Stakes to get quotes of 33-1 for the 1,000 Guineas (Victor Chandler) and 25-1 (Ladbrokes) for the Oaks, which her dam won.
Her trainer has not enjoyed the best of seasons, but he retains his huge popularity with racegoers and, on an afternoon when heroes like Persian Punch and David Elsworth were the order of the day, he was given a great reception.
“She is a nice little thing and she was ready for a race. I haven’t been hard on her and luckily this was not too hot an affair; she will definitely improve for the run,” said the trainer.
“She is still green and only a baby, and luckily I haven’t managed to ruin her just yet !”
Cecil was not able to nominate a plan for Prince Khalid Abdullah’s home bred filly, but the May Hill Stakes at Doncaster and the Meon Valley Stud Fillies’ Mile at Ascot are races in which he has a very good record and which he seems sure to look at for her.
Richard Hannon, trainer of second placed Nabtat Saif, said: “I wouldn’t swap her for any of the others in the race. She’s a big filly, who is very nice and I thought we had a big chance today. We just came up against one and that’s the way it goes. It won’t be long before she is decorating the winner’s enclosure.”
SIXTH RACE DE BOER EBF CLASSIFIED STAKES
BIRTHDAY TREAT FOR TREGONING
Marcus Tregoning was presented with a bottle of champagne to celebrate his 44th Birthday after Alkaadhem had justified odds on favouritism in the seven furlong classified stakes.
“He’s a nice progressive type and his trip is a mile really and perhaps even further. We’re not in much of a rush and we’re looking towards the end of the year and next season. He’s a good looking horse and he had every chance not to win this race but he’s pretty tough,” remarked the Lambourn trainer, referring to the fact that for much of the contest he was trapped behind horses with nowhere to go.
“He got the breaks and he was good enough to take them. Full marks to Richard Hills,” continued Tregoning.
“He’ll go for a Listed race first [before Group company] and I really like the horse and we’ll take it steadily. He didn’t run as a two year old [when with Godolphin] because of a few niggling problems but he must have done plenty of work with them and I am the lucky recipient.”
Referring to stable star Nayef who ran disappointingly in last Saturday’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes, he added: “Nayef is great and in good form. He’s taken the race well and the tacky ground didn’t help.
“These big races are all close together and this new BHB incentive will take a good horse to pull that one off. I wouldn’t rule out York [Juddmonte International Stakes]. It depends whether he’s ready or not.”
Mick Channon was very satisfied with the display by runner up Digital and said: “The old horse has run well. We were wrong at the weights but the ground was right for him so we thought it was worth taking the chance.
“We tried to get Bill [owner breeder Wightman] to come but he finds difficulty in getting about nowadays. In fact he and I have such problems with our legs and knees that if we were horses they’d shoot us!”
WINNING QUOTES RACE SEVEN
FUTURE HOPE CHARITY RATED STAKES
BUTLER’S SECOND OF THE MEETING
Gerard Butler, who won with Nayyir on the first day of the meeting, doubled up when Jagger came from well off the pace to take the closing Future Hope Charity Handicap.
“We had not planned to be that far back,” said the trainer. “He works lazily at home so we wanted to have him fairly handy from what looked at the outset a decent draw in stall 15.
“But he kept getting shuffled back and back, so that in the end he has had a lot to do.
“The plan when we bought him for owner Chris McFadden was that we should try to win a race at Goodwood with him, so we have managed that.
“We had hoped to run him in the Tote Gold Trophy, but he missed the cut for that by just two.
“We shall think about York and maybe the Melrose, but the trouble is that he is quite a sparky horse and he could get very wound up when he is coming across from the stables to the racecourse, as quite a lot of horses have done.”
Steve Drowne, who rode runner-up Almizan, was suspended for two days (August 9 and 10) for careless riding. The stewards considered that he had not paid sufficient attention to the horses on his inside and had impeded Rotheram, who consequently caused interference to Annambo.
BETDAQ TROPHY FOR LEADING JOCKEYS AFTER THIRD DAY
Jockey 1sts 2nds 3rds
Darryll Holland 3 2 -
Martin Dwyer 2 3 1
Kieren Fallon 2 2 1
Eddie Ahern 2 1 -
Michael Hills 1 1 1
Richard Hughes 1 1 1
Richard Quinn 1 1 1
Joe Fanning 1 1 -
Seb Sanders 1 - 2
Dane O’Neill 1 - 1
Sam Hitchcott 1 - 1
Keith Dalgleish 1 - -
Pat Eddery 1 - -
Michael Fenton 1 - -
Richard Hills 1 - -
Frannie Norton 1 - -
Steve Drowne - 3 -
Mick Kinane - 2 -
Kevin Darley - 1 1
Philip Robinson - 1 1
Jamie Spencer - 1 1
Chris Catlin - 1 -
Frankie Dettori - - 3
Paolo Aragoni - - 1
Pat Dobbs - - 1
John Egan - - 1
Paul Hanagan - - 1
Adrian Nicholls - - 1
Hayley Turner - - 1
LATEST BETDAQ BETTING
Kieren Fallon 2.0
Darryll Holland 2.65
Frankie Dettori 7.0
Richard Hughes 7.0
Eddie Ahern 7.0
LEADING TRAINERS AFTER THIRD DAY
Trainer 1sts 2nds 3rds
Mark Johnston 3 - -
David Elsworth 2 1 1
Gerard Butler 2 1 -
Marcus Tregoning 2 1 -
Mick Channon 1 3 1
Richard Hannon 1 1 3
Barry Hills 1 1 2
Andrew Balding 1 1 -
Michael Bell 1 - 1
Brian Meehan 1 - 1
Sir Mark Prescott 1 - 1
Milton Bradley 1 - -
Tony Carroll 1 - -
Henry Cecil 1 - -
James Given 1 - -
William Haggas 1 - -
Aidan O’Brien IRE - 3 1
Clive Brittain - 1 1
Michael Jarvis - 1 1
Sir Michael Stoute - 1 1
Ed Dunlop - 1 -
Alan Jarvis - 1 -
Patrick Haslam - 1 -
Les Montague Hall - 1 -
Mick Quinn - 1 -
Andrew Reid - 1 -
Paul Cole - - 2
Richard Fahey - - 1
Gay Kelleway - - 1
David Nicholls - - 1
Luigi Ricardi ITY - - 1
Derek Shaw - - 1
Vodafone Stable Staff Challenge
1st Mick Channon 215pts
2nd = Mark Johnston 160pts
David Elsworth 160pts
4th = Gerard Butler 145pts
Barry Hills 145pts
Tuesday Horse Trainer Jockey
Littlewoods Bet Direct Summer Handicap Imperial Dancer Mick Channon Sam Hitchcott
Peugeot Gordon Stakes Phoenix Reach Andrew Balding Darryll Holland
Lennox Stakes Nayyir Gerard Butler Eddie Ahern
ladbrokes.com Prestige Stakes Darasim Mark Johnston Joe Fanning
Four Star Sales Richmond Stakes Carrizo Creek Brian Meehan Kieren Fallon
Tatler Summer Season Handicap Finished Article David Elsworth Dane O’Neill
Evening Standard Maiden Stakes Tahreeb Marcus Tregoning Martin Dwyer
Wednesday Horse Trainer Jockey
Marriott Hotels Goodwood Handicap Knavesmire Omen Mark Johnston Darryll Holland
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes Lucky Story Mark Johnston Keith Dalgleish
Sussex Stakes Reel Buddy Richard Hannon Pat Eddery
Tote Gold Trophy Handicap No Refuge Sir Mark Prescott Seb Sanders
Weatherbys Bank Fillies’ Rated Stakes Hoh Buzzard Michael Bell Kieren Fallon
Findon Maiden Fillies’ Stakes Tarot Card Barry Hills Richard Hughes
Zuhair Handicap Cerulean Rose Tony Carroll Frannie Norton
Thursday Horse Trainer Jockey
Freephone Stanley Handicap Dame De Noche James Given Michael Fenton
Betfair Molecomb Stakes Majestic Missile William Haggas Michael Hills
Lady O Goodwood Cup Persian Punch David Elsworth Martin Dwyer
King George Stakes The Tatling Milton Bradley Darryll Holland
EBF New Ham Maiden Fillies’ Stakes Ithaca Henry Cecil Richard Quinn
De Boer EBF Classified Stakes Alkaadhem Marcus Tregoning Richard Hills
Future Hope Charity Rated Stakes Jagger Gerard Butler Eddie Ahern
GOING NEWS AT 10 AM
There has been no rain since Tuesday evening and the ground has dried out considerably, so that the going for the third day of the meeting is
GOOD, with GOOD TO SOFT PATCHES IN THE STRAIGHT.
“I think that there will be more life in the ground than there was yesterday, when some of the jockeys felt that it was a bit dead,” said clerk of the course Seamus Buckley.
“And there will also be a fresh strip of ground along the four furlongs on the far side in the straight, as we have taken down the rail which had been there for the first two days.
“The forecast is for a largely dry day with the possibility of the occasional light shower.”
Looking ahead to the draw for the Vodafone Stewards’ Cup, which will take place at noon and at which trainers can choose the stalls position for the horses, Buckley said: “I think it is probably quite equal at the moment.
“I know there has been a bias in favour of the far side/high numbers in recent years, but things may be a bit different this time.
“We have done a lot of work in that area through the winter, diverting drains and breaking up compactions, and this year the far side of the straight will have been raced on for two days prior to Saturday, rather than only one when we used to take down that rail on the Thursday evening.
“Cerulean Rose, who won the last race last night over five furlongs, was drawn 23 but came down the centre of the track, and her rider Frannie Norton said that he would have won whichever side of the track he had raced on.”
Barry Hills is one of the greatest devotees at Goodwood and got off the mark for this year’s Festival when Tarot Card was successful here yesterday. He has high hopes that San Antonio will keep up the good work in the opening Freephone Stanley Handicap (2.05), and so do plenty of punters. The colt has been backed from 6-1 to 5-1 with Coral and Victor Chandler and from the same price to 9-2 with the Tote.
There is strong opposition to him, though, with Soyuz a solid favourite and in from 11-4 to 5-2 with Ladbrokes and trading at 4.0 on the exchanges with Betdaq after having been matched with them overnight at 7.0. Dame de Noche is popular with Ladbrokes (10-1 from 12-1) and the Tote (9-1 from 12-1), and Marinas Charm has come in from 10.0 to 8.0 on Betdaq.
That exchange reports business in the Betfair Molecomb Stakes (2.40) involving Chance For Romance (45 to 27) and Majestic Missile (4.0 to 3.1), and in the Lady O Goodwood Cup (3.15) the Tote report strong interest in Swing Wing from 9-1 to 5-1.
The Italian challenger Slap Shot has caught the eye of the Tote’s punters in the King George Stakes (3.50) and she has come in from 13-2 to 5-1, and there is money in this race also for The Tatling, trimmed by Paddy Power from 100-30 to 3-1.
Nabtat Saif is in demand with Betdaq in the EBF New Ham Maiden Fillies’ Stakes (4.25) from 10.0 to 7.7, and there has been a great deal of activity in the closing race of the day, the Future Hope Charity Handicap (5.35).
Trouble At Bay has been backed from 10-1 to 8-1 with the Tote, Chandlers, Powers and Ladbrokes, while Powers have cut Albanov from 10-1 to 9-1,l the Tote have brought in outsider Cap Ferrat from 33-1 to 20-1 and Betdaq report interest in another long priced contender, Super Cannes, who has advanced from 33.0 to 22.0.
GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2003
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JULY 31
FIRST RACE RESULT
2.05pm FREEPHONE STANLEY HANDICAP
Class C, £45,000 Total Prize Fund, for 3yo Rated 0-100, 7f. Minimum weight: 7st 12lb. Penalties, after July 19, a winner 6lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £26,100; 2nd: £9,900; 3rd: £4,950; 4th: £2,250; 5th: £1,125; 6th: £675
1) DAME DE NOCHE (The G-Guck Partnership) James Given 3-8-12 Michael Fenton  10/1
2) SAN ANTONIO (Guy Reed) Barry Hills 3-8-09 Michael Hills  4/1
3) EPHESUS (Ionian Partnership) Gay Kelleway v3-8-07 (inc 2lb ow) Seb Sanders  10/1
4) CRAIC SA CEILI (Charles Saunders Ltd) Malcolm Saunders 3-8-02 Chris Catlin  50/1
5) ALL EMBRACING (Peter Webb) Giles Bravery 3-8-02 Simon Whitworth 
6) COMPTON EMPEROR (Erik Penser) Gerard Butler t1 3-8-09 Eddie Ahern 
7) FOLIO (Broughton Thermal Insulation & Partner) Willie Musson 3-9-04 Richard Mullen 
8) BINANTI (Mrs J E L Wright) Patrick Chamings 3-9-02 Jimmy Quinn 
9) SOYUZ (N R A Springer) Michael Jarvis 3-8-13 Philip Robinson  3/1 Fav
10) HARB (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-9-07 Richard Hills 
11) MARINAS CHARM (Greenland Park Ltd) Mark Johnston 3-8-10 Keith Dalgleish 
12) DONIZETTI (Lady Rothschild) Roger Charlton 3-9-03 Steve Drowne 
13) SILCA BOO (Aldridge Racing Limited) Mick Channon 3-9-01 Dean Corby (3) 
14) LOOKING DOWN (The Unlikely Alliance) Richard Hannon 3-8-05 Pat Dobbs 
15) SCOTLAND THE BRAVE (Robert Gibbons) James Bethell 3-8-02 Martin Dwyer 
16) THE PRIVATEER (The Waney Racing Group Inc) Richard Hannon 3-8-09 Darryll Holland 
17) GREEK REVIVAL (Robert Sangster) Barry Hills 3-9-03 Pat Eddery 
Time: 1m 27.90s Distances: 1, hd, 1/2, sh, 3, 1 1/4, sh, 1/2, hd, 1/2, 1 3/4, 3, 3/4, sh, 1/2, 4
Breeder: Woodditton Stud Ltd Breeding: b f Lion Cavern (USA) - Goodnight Kiss (Night Shift (USA))
Tote Win: £10.50 Places: £1.90; £1.40; £2.70; £8.90 Exacta: £39.90
Winning Trainer - Name: James Given MRCVS Born: June 10, 1966 Date of first licence: November 1998 Previously: Qualified vet, assistant to Mark Johnston Trains at: Stafford’s Yard, Willoughton, Lincs Big Race Wins: Tote Cambridgeshire (2001 I Cried For You), Molecomb Stakes (2002 Wunders Dream), Goodwood Stakes (2001 & 2002 Hugs Dancer, Cumberland Plate (2002 Hugs Dancer),Tote Ebor (2002 Hugs Dancer), May Hill Stakes (2002 Summitville), Flying Childers Stakes (2002 Wunders Dream), Chester Cup (2003 Hugs Dancer) Wins 1998-2002: 0; 8; 17; 20; 26 Horses in training (2001-03): 65; 83; 104 Wins This Season: 29 First Goodwood winner: Hugs Dancer (Goodwood Stakes, August 1, 2001) Number of Goodwood winners: 6 (4 at July Meeting)
Winning jockey:-Name: Fenton, Michael Date of birth: 18/1/72 Apprenticeship: With Michael Bell. Wins (1993-2002): 56,39,51,42,34,55,50,63,75 Big wins: Italian Oaks (2001, Zanzibar), William Hill Cup (1996 Grand Selection), Tote Cambridgeshire (2001 I Cried For You), Molecomb Stakes (2002 Wunders Dream), Flying Childers Stakes (2002 Wunders Dream) First Goodwood winner: Duveen (Air Containers Golden Jubilee H’cap, June 4, 1993) Goodwood wins: 9 (2 at July Meeting) Wins this season: 30
SECOND RACE RESULT
2.40pm BETFAIR MOLECOMB STAKES
Class A, Group Three, £40,000 Total Prize Fund. For 2yo, 5f. Weights: colts & geldings 8st 12lb; fillies 8st 9lb. Penalties, a winner of a Listed race 3lb; of a Pattern race 5lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £23,200; 2nd: £8,800; 3rd: £4,400; 4th: £2,000; 5th: £1,000; 6th: £600
1) MAJESTIC MISSILE (Flying Tiger Partnership) William Haggas 2-8-12 Michael Hills  9/4 Fav
2) NIGHTS CROSS (Ridgeway Downs Racing) Mick Channon 2-8-12 Steve Drowne  14/1
3) DALLAAH (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Michael Jarvis 2-8-09 Philip Robinson  5/2
4) HARRY UP (John Rose) James Given 2-8-12 Michael Fenton 
5 FORTUNATELY (J R Salter) David Evans 2-8-12 Jimmy Fortune 
6) IF PARADISE (Mrs J Wood) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Dane O’Neill
7) SOONEST (Noodles Racing) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Pat Dobbs 
8) CHANCE FOR ROMAN (M J Caddy) William Muir 2-8-09 Richard Mullen 
9) RED TRANCE (Robinski Bloodstock Partnership) Andrew Balding 2-8-09 Maritn Dwyer 
Time: 58.83s Distances: 1 3/4, 1 3/4, sh, 1/2, 1 1/2, 4, 1/2, 2
Breeder: Victor Stud Brendan Cummins & Oliver O’Connor
Breeding: b c Royal Applause - Tshusick (Dancing Brave (USA))
Tote Win: £3.40 Places: £1.50; £2.70; £1.70 Exacta: £35.00
Winning Trainer: Name Haggas, William John Date of Birth: 23/8/60 Date of first trainer's licence: 20/11/86 Previous Occupation: Assistant trainer to Sir Mark Prescott and John Winter Wins in a season (1991-2002): 27:13:13:22:19:28:12: 47:45:39:43; 24 Number of horses in training (1993-2003): 47:37:37:42:45:49:53:58:72:63:70 British Classic wins: (1) Shaamit (1996 Vodafone Derby) Major wins include: Italian 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont), German 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont), 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) Trains at Somerville Lodge, Newmarket Suffolk Wins this season: 19 Total Goodwood Wins: 11 (1 at July Meeting) First Glorious Goodwood winner for William Haggas
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: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1996 Pentire), Prix de l'Abbaye (1988 Handsome Sailor), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1993 Nicer, 1999 Hula Angel), Dewhurst Stakes (1985 Huntingdale, 1988 Scenic, 1996 In Command, 1999 Distant Music), Ascot Gold Cup (1994 Arcadian Heights), Sussex Stakes (1996 First Island), Nunthorpe Stakes (1988 Handsome Sailor), Goodwood Cup (1992 Further Flight), Fillies’ Mile (1989 Silk Slippers), Irish Champion Stakes (1995 Pentire), Coronation Stakes (1997 Rebecca Sharp), Lockinge Stakes (1997 First Island), Haydock Sprint Cup (1997 Royal Applause), Dewhurst Stakes (1999 Distant Music), Prix Jean Prat (1999 Golden Snake), Chester Vase (2001 Mr Combustible), Royal Whip Stakes (2002 Chancellor), Prestige Stakes (2002 Geminiani), Champion Stakes (2002 Storming Home) Wins (1990-2002):61,65,91,86,89,73,80,84,61,94,73,58,66 Wins this season: 35 Other details: champion apprentice 1983. First Goodwood win: Rose Du Soir (Colmans of Norwich Liebfraumilch Handicap, September 10, 1982) Goodwood winners: 63 (28 at July Meeting)
THIRD RACE RESULT
3.15pm LADY O GOODWOOD CUP
Class A, Group Two, £100,000 Total Prize Fund. For 3yo+, 2m. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 1lb; fillies 7st 12lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 4lb; fillies 9st 1lb. Penalties, after September 1, 2002, a winner of a Group Two race 3lb; of a Group One race 5lb (races won at 2yo not to count for penalties).Penalty Values: 1st: £58,000; 2nd: £22,000; 3rd: £11,000; 4th: £5,000; 5th: £2,500; 6th: £1,500
1) PERSIAN PUNCH (Jeff Smith) David Elsworth 10-9-04 Martin Dwyer  7/2
2) JARDINES LOOKOUT (Ambrose Turnbull Associates) Alan Jarvis 6-9-04 Darryll Holland  11/2
3) SAVANNAH BAY (Joe Allbritton) Brian Meehan 4-9-04 Frankie Dettori  8/1
4) BOREAS (Aston House Stud) Luca Cumani 8-9-04 Jame Spencer  11/4 Fav
5) SWING WING (Sir Martyn Arbib) Paul Cole b1 4-9-04 Keith Dalgleish 
6) GULF (Rayond Tooth) David Elsworth 4-9-04 Dane O'Neill 
7) SENTINEL (Five Horses Ltd) Gerard Butler t4-9-04 Eddie Ahern 
8) KAYSERI (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Allan Smith UAE 4-9-04 Pat Eddery 
9) ORCHESTRA STALL (Sir David Sieff) John Dunlop 11-9-04 Richard Quinn 
9 ran Non-Runner: Zindabad (Ground)
Time: 3m 27.86s Distances: sh, 5, 1 1/2, 1 3/4, 2, sh, 6, 1 1/2
Breeder: Adstock Manor Stud Breeding: ch g Persian Heights - Rum Cay (USA) (Our Native (USA))
Tote Win: £4.00 Places: £1.80; £2.00; £2.10 Exacta: £22.50
Winning trainer:-Name Elsworth, David Raymond Cecil Date of Birth:12/12/39;Previous Occupation; Professional National Hunt jockey 1957-1972; Wins in a season (1992-2002):40:32: 33:14:16:24:33:50:32:36:20 Horses in training (1998-2003): 60:83:100:87:72: 61 Major wins include: Irish 1,000 Guineas (1990 In The Groove), Champion Stakes (1990 In The Groove), Coronation Cup (1991 In The Groove), Juddmonte International (1990 In The Groove), Cheveley Park Stakes (1989 Dead Certain), Henry II Stakes (1997 & 98 Persian Punch), Cambridgeshire Handicap (1998 Lear Spear), Dante Stakes (1999 Salford Express), Diomed Stakes (1999 Lear Spear), Jockey Club Cup (2000 & 2002 Persian Punch), JP Morgan Private Bank Goodwood Cup (1982 Heighlin, 2001 & 2003 Persian Punch), 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 This Season: 28 First Goodwood winner: Heighlin (Goodwood Handicap, July 30, 1980) Total Goodwood wins: 63 (14 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
Winning Jockey:- Name: Dwyer, Martin Joseph Date of Birth: 28/06/75 Based: Hungerford, Berks Classic Successes: (1) Vodafone Oaks (2003 Casual Look) Big Race Wins: Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Newmarket Stakes (2002 Highdown), Cheshire Oaks (2002 Shadow Dancing), Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (2002 Highdown), Jockey Club Cup (2002 Persian Punch), Goodwood Cup (2003 Persian Punch) Wins 1995-02: 6; 36; 57; 46; 36; 61; 65; 104 Other Details: Married to daughter of trainer William Muir Wins this season: 53 First Goodwood winner: Ivory’s Dawn (Ambrose Harcourt’s Heart and Soul Handicap, June 13, 1997) Goodwood wins: 19 winners (4 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
FOURTH RACE RESULT
3.50pm KING GEORGE STAKES
Class A, Group Three, £50,000 Total Prize Fund. For 3yo+, 5f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 10lb; fillies 8st 7lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st; fillies 8st 11lb. Penalties, after September 1, 2002, a winner of a Group Three race 5lb; of a Group Two race 8lb; of a Group One race 10lb (races won at 2yo not to count for penalties).Penalty Values: 1st: £29,000; 2nd: £11,000; 3rd: £5,500; 4th: £2,500; 5th: £1,250; 6th: £750
1) THE TATLING (Dab Hand Racing) Milton Bradley 6-9-00 Darryll Holland  11/4 Fav
2) DRAGON FLYER (Marchwood Aggregates, Mick Quinn) Mick Quinn 4-8-11 Steve Drowne  16/1
3) SLAP SHOT (Scuderia Lechereo) Luigi Riccardi ITY 4-9-02 Paolo Aragoni  4/1
4) REPERTORY (Malcolm Saunders) Malcolm Saunders 10-9-00 Tom McLaughlin 
5) BISHOPS COURT (David Brotherton) Lynda Ramsden 9-9-00 Frankie Dettori 
6) BAHAMIAN PIRATE (Lucayan Stud, H J Lhendup Dorji) David Nicholls 8-9-00 Richard Hughes 
7) PERUVIAN CHIEF (M C S D Racing Ltd) Nick Littmoden v6-9-00 Eddie Ahern 
8) SMOKIN BEAU (Turf 2000 Limited) Nick Littmoden 6-9-00 Ian Mongan 
9) WUNDERS DREAM (J Ellis) James Given 3-8-07 Michael Fenton 
Distances: nk, 1/2, 1 1/4, 1/2, 1 1/4, 1 3/4, hd, 2
Breeder: Patrick J Power Breeding: b/br g Perugino (USA) - Aunty Eileen (Ahonoora)
Tote Win: £3.80 Places: £1.60; £3.10; £1.60 Exacta: £53.90
Winning Trainer: Name: Bradley, John Milton Based: Meads Farm, Sedbury Park, Chepstow, Gwent Notable facts: trained Nineacres to win record-equalling nine handicaps in 2000 season. Big Race Wins: Hong Kong Sprint (2003 Salviati), King George Stakes (2003 The Tatling) First Goodwood winner: So Intrepid (Kinrara Apprentice Limited Stakes, August 1, 1997) Total Goodwood wins: 7 (3 at July Meeting) Horses in training (1973-2003): 25; 28; 31; 34; 43; 38; 37; 39; 26; 35; 20; 25; 43; 32; 37; 39; 42; 52; 36; 24; 18; 17; 20; 29; 28; 19; 16; 40; 34; 38:54 Number of wins in a season (1991-2002): 2; 3; 6; 8; 17; 12; 19; 16; 33; 47; 62; 36 Wins This Season: 28
Winning jockey:-Name: Holland, Darryll Paul. Date of birth: 14/6/72 Apprenticeship: With Barry Hills. First winner: Sinclair Boy (Warwick 7/5/90) Major wins include: Coral-Eclipse (1999 Compton Admiral), Yorkshire Oaks (1997 My Emma), Rockfel Stakes (1992 Yawl), Select Stakes (1992 Knifebox), Cheshire Oaks (1998 High And Low, 2001 Rockerlong), Goodwood Cup (1998 Double Trigger), Doncaster Cup (1998 Double Trigger), Gordon Richards Stakes (2001 Island House), Ormonde Stakes (2001 St Expedit), Greenham Stakes (2002 Redback), Italian 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont), German 2000 Guineas (2002 Dupont), Victor Chandler Lupe Stakes (2002 Mellow Park), Darley July Cup (2002 Continent), September Stakes (2002 Asian Heights), St James’s Palace Stakes (2003 Zafeen), King George Stakes (2003 The Tatling) Wins this season: 104 First Goodwood winner: Kasikca (Goodwood Aerodrome Stakes, May 21, 1991) Goodwood winners: 50 (14 at July Meeting - 3rd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
FIFTH RACE RESULT
4.25pm EUROPEAN BREEDERS FUND NEW HAM MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES
Class D, £15,000 Added. For 2yo fillies which are EBF eligible, 7f. Weights: 8st 11lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £10,725; 2nd: £3,300; 3rd: £1,650; 4th: £825
1) ITHACA (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 2-8-11 Richard Quinn  2/1 Fav
2) NABTAT SAIF (Malih Albasti) Richard Hannon 2-8-11 Richard Hughes  5/1
3) FRANGIPANI (Paul Cole Ltd, Sir Mervyn Dunnington) Paul Cole 2-8-11 Frankie Dettori  13/2
4) BOOKIESINDEXDOTCOM (Bookmakers Index Ltd) John Jenkins v2-8-11 Dean Corby 
5) SCIENCE ACADEMY (Sir Martyn Arbib) Paul Cole 2-8-11 Steve Drowne 
6) SAHOOL (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 2-8-11 Richard Hills 
7) FOXILLA (J Wotherton, David Elsworth) David Elsworth 2-8-11 Kevin Darley 
8 MY SUNSHINE (Catherine Corbett & Chris Wright) Barry Hills 2-8-11 Michael Hills 
9) ROYAL STARLET (The Cloran Family) Amanda Perrett 2-8-11 Darryll Holland 
9 ran Non-Runner: Wee Dinns (Vet’s Certificate)
Time: 1m 29.84s Distances: 5, 2, 1 1/4, 1/2, 1, 1 1/2, 2, 19
Breeder: Juddmonte Farms Inc
Breeding: ch f Distant View (USA) - Reams Of Verse (USA) (Nureyev (USA))
Tote Win: £3.30 Places: £1.60; £2.30; £1.30 Exacta: £18.30
Winning trainer:-Name: Cecil, Henry Richard Amherst Born: Aberdeen Scotland, 11/1/43 Date of first licence:1969 First winner: Celestial Cloud (Ripon, May 17, 1969) Previous Occupation: Assistant to stepfather, Sir Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Classic wins: (23) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1979 One In A Million, 1981 Fairy Footsteps, 1985 Oh So Sharp, 1996 Bosra Sham, 1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1975 Bolkonski, 1976 Wollow), Vodafone Derby (1985 Slip Anchor, 1987 Reference Point, 1993 Commander In Chief, 1999 Oath), Vodafone Oaks (1985 Oh So Sharp, 1988 Diminuendo, 1989 Snow Bride, 1996 Lady Carla, 1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma, 2000 Love Divine), St Leger (1980 Light Cavalry, 1985 Oh So Sharp, 1987 Reference Point, 1989 Michelozzo) Other major wins include: King George VI and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1987 Reference Point, 1990 Belmez, 1994 King’s Theatre), St James’s Palace Stakes (1975 Bolkonski, 1979 Kris, 1990 Shavian; 1998 Dr Fong), Coronation Stakes (1975 Roussalka, 1979 One In A Million, 1982 Chalon, 1990 Chimes Of Freedom, 1994 Kissing Cousin), Ascot Gold Cup (1979 and 1980 Le Moss, 1981 and 1982 Ardross, 1987 Paean), Coral-Eclipse (1969 Wolver Hollow, 1976 Wollow, 1978 Gunner B), Sussex Stakes (1975 Bolkonski, 1976 Wollow, 1979 Kris, 1994 Distant View, 1997 Ali-Royal), Champion Stakes (1988 Indian Skimmer, 1996 Bosra Sham), Juddmonte International (1976 Wollow, 1999 Royal Anthem), Yorkshire Oaks (1979 Connaught Bridge, 1988 Diminuendo, 1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruna), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1979 Kris), Fillies’ Mile (1978 Formulate, 1984 Oh So Sharp, 1987 Diminuendo, 1988 Tessla, 1995 Bosra Sham, 1996 Reams Of Verse), Middle Park Stakes (1981 Cajun, 1982 Diesis), Dewhurst Stakes (1975 Wollow, 1982 Diesis), Racing Post Trophy (1969 Approval, 1975 Take Your Place, 1979 Hello Gorgeous, 1982 Dunbeath, 1984 Lanfranco, 1986 Reference Point, 1989 Be My Chief, 1990 Peter Davies, 1992 Armiger, 1993 King’s Theatre), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1973 Cloonagh), Irish Derby (1989 Old Vic, 1993 Commander In Chief), Irish Oaks (1988 Diminuendo d.h., 1999 Ramruma), 1989 Alydaress), Prix du Jockey-Club (1989 Old Vic), Prix de Diane (1987 Indian Skimmer, 1990 Rafha), Prix Royal-Oak (1981 Ardross, 1986 El Cuite), Canadian International (1998 Royal Anthem), Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva), Brigadier Gerard Stakes (2000 Shiva), Grand Prix de Paris (2000 Beat Hollow) Wins in a season (1984-2002) 108 :132 :115 :180 :112 :117 :111:119:109:94:76:83:113:78: 100:65:62:48:30 Horses in training (1969-2003): 41; 62; 80; 89; 76; 90; 84; 80; 113; 101; 115; 134; 139; 145; 154; 152;162:169: 181: 177 :172 :174 :163:165:164:208:176:186:188:191:169:157:122:83 Wins this season: 14 Trains at Warren Place Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Other details: Champion trainer 10 times (1976, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1993) First Goodwood winner: Rohays (Wills Embassy Mile, August 30, 1969) Total Goodwood wins: 151 (62 at July Meeting)
Winning jockey:-Name: Quinn, Thomas Richard. Born: Stirling, Scotland, 2/12/61 Apprenticeship: With Paul Cole, First winner: Bolivar Baby (Kempton, October 21, 1981) Classic wins: (3) Rothmans Royals St Leger (1990 Snurge, 2000 Millenary), Vodafone Oaks (2000 Love Divine) Other major wins include: Lockinge Stakes (1988 Broken Hearted, 1996 Soviet Line), Fillies Mile’ (1991 Culture Vulture), Irish St Leger (1990 Ibn Bey, 1995 Strategic Choice), Irish Oaks (1990 Knight's Baroness), Yorkshire Oaks (1987 Bint Pasha), Cheveley Park Stakes (1989 Pass The Peace, 1999 Seazun); Dewhurst Stakes (1990 Generous); Poule d’Essai des Poulains (1992 Culture Vulture), Prix Royal Oak (1992 Assessor), Derby Italiano (1987 Zaizoom, 1994 Time Star); Rothmans International (1992 Snurge), Brigadier Gerard Stakes (2000 Shiva), Grand Prix de Paris (2000 Beat Hollow), Lupe Stakes (2000 Love Divine), Fred Darling Stakes (2001 Rolly Polly) , Cherry Hinton Stakes (2000 Dora Carrington,2002Spinola), Betfair.com Molecomb Stakes (1998 Inya Lake), Hungerford Stakes (2002 Reel Buddy) Wins 1984-2002: 62,47,69,55,46,63,90,99,117,123,115,111,149,74,108,151,140,116,104 Wins This Season: 53 Other details: Champion European apprentice 1983, Champion British apprentice 1984, retained rider to Henry Cecil from 2000 Goodwood winners: 102 (27 at July Meeting)
THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JULY 31
SIXTH RACE RESULT
5.00pm DE BOER EUROPEAN BREEDERS FUND CLASSIFIED STAKES
Class B, £20,000 Added. For 3yo+ Rated 0-95 which are EBF eligible (also open to horses 96-100), 7f. Weights: 3yo colts & geldings 8st 9lb; fillies 8st 6lb; 4yo+ colts & geldings 9st 2lb; fillies 8st 13lb (for horses rated 96 or igher, the excess in any rating above 95 shall be added to the weights stated). Penalties, July 19, a winner 6lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+, 7lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £11,704.40; 2nd: £4,439.60; 3rd: £2,219.80; 4th: £1,009; 5th: £504.50; 6th: £302.70
1) ALKAADHEM (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 3-8-09 Richard Hills  4/5 Fav
2) DIGITAL (Bill Wightman) Mick Channon 6-9-02 Chris Catlin  7/1
3) CAPTAIN SAIF (Malih Abasti) Richard Hannon 3-8-10 Dane O'Neill 
4) SPENCERS WOOD (Four Seasons Racing Ltd) Peter Makin 6-9-04 Seb Sanders 
5) DARK CHARM (Jeff Smith) Andrew Balding 4-9-02 Kevin Darley 
6) SHINY (Maureen Brittain) Clive Brittain 4-8-13 Philip Robinson 
7) COMPTON DRAGON (Erik Penser) Gerard Butler p1 4-9-06 Eddie Ahern 
Time: 1m 27.69s Distances: 1, 2, 2, 5, 3/4, hd
Breeder: Meon Valley Stud Breeding: b c Green Desert (USA) (Sadler’s Wells (USA))
Tote Win: £1.80 Places: £1.40; £3.10 Exacta: £7.80
Winning trainer:-Name: Tregoning, Marcus Philip Born: July 31, 1959 Based: Kingwood House Stables, Lambourn, Berkshire Riding Career: Point-to-Points Date of First Trainer’s Licence: 1997. Previously assistant-trainer to Major Dick Hern for 14 years. Winners 1997-2002: 0; 13; 26; 21; 53; 32 Big Race Wins: Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar, 2001 Nayef), Champagne Lanson Vintage Stakes (1999 Ekraar), Cumberland Lodge Stakes (2001 Nayef), Dubai Champion Stakes (2001 Nayef), Dubai Sheema Classic (2002 Nayef), Newmarket Stakes (2002 Highdown), Juddmonte International Stakes (2002 Nayef), Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (2002 Highdown), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2002 Mubtaker), King’s Stand Stakes (2002 Dominica), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2003 Nayef), King Edward VII Stakes (2003 High Accolade) Horses in Training 2001-03: 88; 113; 122 Wins This Season: 22 Goodwood Winner: Maghaarb (Frizell Insurance Maiden Stakes, June 28, 1998) Goodwood wins: 21 (4 at July Meeting - 2nd success of Glorious Goodwood 2003)
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: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1995 Harayir, 2000 Lahan), St Leger (1999 Mutafaweq) Other major wins: German Oaks (2002 Salve Regina), Middle Park Stakes (1997 Hayil), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1994 Maroof, 2001 Summoner); 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); September Stakes (2000 Mutamam); Flutter.com Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar, 2001 Nayef), Autumn Stakes (2000 Nayef), Greenham Stakes (2001 Munir), Dubai Champion Stakes (2001 Nayef), Falmouth Stakes (2000 Alshakr, 2002 Tashawak), Juddmonte International Stakes (2002 Nayef), Geoffrey Freer Stakes (2002 Mubtaker), Great Voltigeur Stakes (2002 Bandari), Watership Down Stud Sales Race (2002 Sharplaw Venture), Royal Lodge Stakes (1998 Mutaahab, 2002 Al Jadeed) Wins (1990-2002):56, 67,52,57,59,70,71,85,83,77,81,79,81 Wins this season: 28 Other details: Took over as number one jockey to Hamdan Al Maktoum on the retirement of Willie Carson. First Goodwood win: King Of Comedy (John Kent H’cap, September 14, 1985) Goodwood winners: 60 (13 at July Meeting)
SEVENTH RACE RESULT
5.35pm FUTURE HOPE CHARITY RATED STAKES
Class C, Handicap, £15,000 Added. For 3yo Rated 0-95, 1m 6f. Weights: highest weight 9st 7lb; minimum weight 8st 4lb. Penalties, after July 19, a winner 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £9,778.80; 2nd: £3,709.20; 3rd: £1,584.60; 4th: £843; 5th: £421.50; 6th: £252.90
1) JAGGER (C McMadden) Gerard Butler 3-8-06 Eddie Ahern  8/1
2) ALMIZAN (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 3-9-00 Steve Drowne  6/1
3) NUMITAS (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Mark Prescott 3-9-03 Seb Sanders  20/1
4) MIDAS WAY (Alexandra Chandris) Roger Charlton 3-9-07 Frankie Dettori  9/2 Fav
5) ALBANOV (Michael Watt) John Dunlop 3-9-01 Pat Eddery 
6) WEB PERCEPTIONS (W Smith & M Dudley) Paul Cole 3-8-11 Jimmy Fortune 
7) ROTHERAM (Sir George & Daisy Meyrick) Paul Cole 3-8-05 Kevin Darley 
8) TROUBLE AT BAY (Nigel Bunter) Alan King 3-8-13 Richard Hughes 
9) CRATHORNE (WWW.ClarendonRacing.com) James Bethell 3-8-13 Philip Robinson 
10) CAP FERRAT (The Waney Racing Group Inc) Richard Hannon 3-9-02 Ryan Moore 
11) ESSNAAD (Hilal Salem) Barry Hills 3-9-03 Michael Hills 
12) SUPER CANNES (John Pearce) Geoff Wragg 3-8-11 Darryll Holland 
13) ANNAMBO (Sheikh Mohammed) David Loder v3-9-02 Jamie Spencer 
14) SUZUKA (Sheikh Mohammed) Mark Johnston 3-8-07 Joe Fanning 
15 TRECULIAR (Wonforthefrog Partnership) Gerard Butler b1 3-8-07 Chris Catlin 
16) MAKULU (Matham Investments) Brian Meehan 3-8-11 Pat Dobbs 
Time: 3m 06.22s Distances: 2, nk, 1 1/4, 3/4, 1, 3, 1/2, 3 1/2, 1, 12, 1, 3/4, 1/2, hd, 2 1/2
Breeder: Mrs M Lavell Breeding: gr c Linamix (FR) - Sweetness Herself (Unfuwain (USA))
Tote Win: £16.20 Places: £3.90; £2.10; £6.40; £1.70 Exacta: £99.80
Winning trainer:-Name: Butler, Gerard Anthony Born: April 26, 1966 Horses in Training 1998 -2003: 18; 33; 62; 82; 94; 86 Previous Experience: Worked for Wayne Lukas and John Dunlop Date of First Licence: January 7, 1998 Trains at: Churn Stables, Blewbury, Oxfordshire Wins (1998-2002): 5:22:28:51:59 Major Wins Include: Craven Stakes (1999 Compton Admiral), Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1999 Compton Admiral), Gordon Stakes (1999 Compton Ace), Dee Stakes (2001 Dr Greenfield), Vodafone Diomed Stakes (2002 Nayyir), Gerrard Investment Management Richmond Stakes (2002 Elusive City), Lennox Stakes (2002 and 2003 Nayyir), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Tote Cambridgeshire (2002 Beaucahmp Pilot) , Challenge Stakes (2002 Nayyir) Wins this season: 28 Total Goodwood winners: 10 (6 at July Meeting)
Winning jockey:-Name: Ahern, Edward Delacy Weight: 7st 12lb First Winner: Ardlea House (Dundalk 1994) Major Achievements: Champion Apprentice and Derrinstown Stud Champion Apprentice in 1997 Major Races Won: Ascot Stakes (1998 San Sebastian), Vodafone Diomed Stakes (2002 Nayyir), Lennox Stakes (2002 and 2003 Nayyir), Tote Cambridgeshire (2002 Beauchamp Pilot), Challenge Stakes (2002 Nayyir) Wins in Britain 2000- 2002: 2; 3; 83 Wins this season: 64 First Goodwood winner: True Night (The Tatler Summer Season Handicap, July 30, 2002) Goodwood winners: 5 (4 at July Meeting)
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