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Wednesday, July 9, 2003



Wednesday’s Crowd
8,823 +974 (+ 12.5%)7,849 (2002)

Lisa Hancock, Managing Director of Newmarket, said: “We were almost 1,000 up yesterday and have achieved the same today - the overall increase for the first two days is a pleasing 11.7% over last year.

“Another high-quality card allied to some great summer weather has brought in many more racegoers. We are delighted with how the 2003 July Meeting is going.”

Tuesday’s Crowd
10,075 + 993 (+11%)
9,082 (2002)


The Darley July Cup tops the bill on the final day of the July meeting tomorrow, but there is also a very strong supporting card which includes races like the Ladbrokes Bunbury Cup and the Group Three Weatherbys Superlative Stakes.

The Bunbury Cup is one of the most sought after and competitive handicaps of the season, and tribute to its popularity comes from the fact that it has attacted a maximum field of 20 for its Ù70,000 guaranteed prize money and five would-be contenders have been ballotted out.

Mine, who won the race in highly dramatic circumstances 12 months ago, is to try for a repeat and his connections will be hoping that things are not as nail-biting as last year. On that occasion it took the judge what seemed an eternity to rule that Mine had dead-heated with Capricho, but then, as the spectators tried to shelter from a rainstorm, Capricho had to be disqualified because he had run without his weight cloth and thus carried 9lb less than he should have done.

Mine will be racing off a mark 6lb higher than last season, but he has been in good form with his close and arguably unlucky third at Ascot last time following his success at Doncaster over Digital, who is now 4lb better off for half a length.

Other Ladbrokes Bunbury Cup hopefuls who ran well at Ascot are Camp Commander and Tough Love, who finished second and third behind Macadamia in the Royal Hunt Cup. The form will be put to further test when Macadamia runs in the Stan James Falmouth Stakes this afternoon.

The Weatherbys Superlative Stakes over seven furlongs for two-year-olds is often won by a useful youngster and there are some promising sorts in tomorrow’s nine horse line-up.

Although Aidan O’Brien’s horses have not been carrying all before them in England this year, any of his runners has to be respected and his King Hesperus has to give 3lb all round following his success in Listed company at Leopardstown last time.

David Loder, who recently reversed his decision to retire at the end of this season, has three of the field -- Bayeux, Manntab and Romaric -- and the fact that Frankie Dettori will ride Bayeux, winner of his only start at Goodwood in May, suggests that he may be the best of the three.


The appearance of Australian sprinting sensation Choisir in tomorrow’s Group One £ 250,000 Darley July Cup means that Newmarket Racecourse will have a strong Aussie flavour tomorrow.

All Australian passport holders will gain half-price admission to the racecourse on Thursday, July 10, and it is hoped, that with so many Australians living in London, a lot of them will come to Newmarket to support the horse who has so enthralled the Australian public.

Choisir became the first Australian-trained horse to win on the Flat in Britain when he was triumphant in the King’s Stand Stakes and four days later took the Golden Jubilee Stakes, both at Royal Ascot last month.

If the four-year-old is able to secure his hat-trick in the feature event of the July Meeting, he will unquestionably gain the title of champion sprinter in Europe.

Choisir’s trainer Paul Perry will be at Newmarket today to collect a jeroboam of champagne after the first race in the winner’s enclosure. His stable star won the Ruinart Champagne Star Performer award after his famous double at the Royal Meeting.

The handler reported today: “At the moment we’re just keeping Choisir ticking over.

“Newmarket is sensational and I’m over at Darley at the moment having a look around.”

Asked if he was nervous about Choisir’s latest challenge tomorrow, he replied: “No not really - I have been there many times before!”

Tomorrow the Australian theme will be reinforced by Newmarket’s caterers who will be making a selection of wines from Down Under as well as Fosters lager available in their restaurants and bars.

Lisa Hancock, Managing Director of Newmarket Racecourses, said: “We are thrilled that Choisir stayed on in Britain to run in Europe’s premier sprint. He has captured the imagination of the racing world and we are all looking forward to another scintillating performance tomorrow.”


On the eve of Europe’s premier sprint, the Group One £ 250,000 Darley July Cup, pundits are pondering whether the draw will have any bearing on the result, especially as star Australian speedster Choisir has been drawn in stall one.

Outlining where the stalls will be this year, Clerk of the Course, Michael Prosser, said: “The stalls will be positioned against the far side rail of the far side track.”

When asked whether the draw would have any effect on the contest and why, he responded: “The outer rail on any course tends to be advantageous as it keeps the horses straight.

“The speed horses are there including Choisir in stall one and that’s where the pace will be.”

Prosser went on to stress just how careful Newmarket Racecourse is to ensure an even playing field.

“When we water the course, we are extremely meticulous to make sure that the course is watered evenly, taking into account the wind speed and direction,” he said.



“The St Leger closed two hours ago but he’s in it,” were the words uttered by winning trainer David Elsworth after his Gold Medallist had won today’s opener by a neck in a tremendous finish from Discreet Brief.

Owner Jeff Smith was relieved that this entry had been made, having had to previously supplement Norse Dancer for both the Vodafone Derby and the Coral-Eclipse Stakes.

“I’m fed up with these supplements!

“This is the third time that I’ve won this race - I won it before with Persian Punch and Grey Shot. This is a wonderful race for future Cup horses.

“Gold Medallist is a home-bred lovely looking horse and except for his Newbury run [when eighth in a handicap in May] when he didn’t like being held up, he has improved 3 or 5lbs with each outing. He was only beaten two lengths in the Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot and that race is usually a good guide.”

Gold Medallist received a 33/1 quote from Paddy Power for the St Leger at Doncaster in September after today’s battling victory.

“The Great Voltigeur and the St Leger would seem the logical programme for him now,” continued Smith.

When asked about Norse Dancer’s disappointing performance in Saturday’s 10-furlong Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown, the owner replied: “I’m baffled and I have no explanation. We will probably step back in trip for a race like the Sussex Stakes rather than up in trip for the St Leger with him.”



Discreet Brief did her best to nail all the way winner Gold Medallist in the Bahrain Trophy but, having had every chance inside the final furlong, she had to give best by a neck.

“That was really hard work for her,” said the filly’s trainer John Dunlop. “All the more so in this hot weather and I am very glad that I am not doing it.”

The filly was de-hydrated by her exertions and Dunlop’s travelling head lad Robert Hamilton threw a couple of buckets of cold water over Discreet Brief before she was led away from the unsaddling enclosure.

Discussions then ensued between the trainer and the filly’s owner Sonia Rogers over the merits of the Galtres Stakes at York or the Park Hill at Doncaster for Discreet Brief.

And on the balance of the evidence, they were inclined towards the Park Hill which is both a higher grade race and over a longer distance -- a mile and three-quarters as opposed to a mile and a half.



Nevisian Lad, running for the first time since he was bought by Sheikh Mohammed’s son Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed, produced a decisive final furlong surge to take the Group Two TNT July Stakes from Cape Fear and Byron.

“I have always felt that he was a decent colt and now he has proved it,” said the colt’s trainer Michael Bell, who recalled training a winner for Sheikh Mohammed “years ago” when Puck’s Place was successful at York.

“He had a minor problem with a slight stress fracture before he ran at Ascot and in the circumstances I was delighted with what he did there, getting so close to Russian Valour and Kheleyf after missing the break.

“He had also had to be on the easy list for a three week spell before he had run there, and the extra furlong today suited him well.

“I don’t know if he will get beyond six furlongs.His sire Royal Applause was basically a six-furlong horse, and I remember training his dam, Corndavon, to win a couple of races when she was carrying this colt. She was a six-furlong filly, and though Kieren (Fallon) thinks he will get seven I am not so sure at the moment.

“Nothing is in tablets of stone for him, but I would like to think of races like the Gimcrack and the Morny. He does not like soft ground.”

“Sheikh Rashid had been after him for a while and finally clinched the deal to buy him after he had run at Ascot, about ten days ago.”



Kieren Fallon, riding his second TNT July Stakes winner following on from Bold Fact in 1997, was very complimentary about winner who cost 33,000 guineas a yearling.

The champion jockey said: “Nevisian Lad is just slowly away - he has a funny sort of action and takes time to warm up. He’s been a good buy.

“He hasn’t shown yet what he is going to do - he’s progressing all the time and he won that easily. He came back on the bridle again and beat a decent field. He’s done nothing but improve.”

The winning margin was a length with Cape Fear beating Byron a short-head for second. Byron’s trainer David Loder had been after his fifth victory in the TNT July Stakes.



Trainer Brian Meehan is looking forward to the rest of the season after his Cape Fear finished runner-up to Nevisian Lad in the TNT July Stakes.

“This was only his third run and he’s done it well. He was a bit unbalanced in the dip and he didn’t come down the hill too well on his last start at Epsom either. Although the two courses are different, you are dropping down a bit here.

“He’s a very good horse and I’m very pleased with that run. We’ll talk to the owners about where we go now but he’s in the Gimcrack and I think that race will suit him. The trainer quite likes Deauville as well!

“We’ll run him over six or seven furlongs - we’ll just wait and see. He’s versatile and very straightforward. He’s a grand horse and he’ll go in all of these races and he’ll win one or two of them.

“Pat Smullen, who is a very good judge, rode him last time at Epsom and he said that he would be better over seven furlongs.”

Cape Fear’s jockey Eddie Ahern also felt that Cape Fear may have been inconvenienced by the dip. “He travelled really well and has lots of speed. When he went into the dip he became a bit unbalanced and then he stayed on again,” he commented.

A spokesman for Cape Fear’s owners, Kennet Valley Thoroughbred II, confirmed that the Gimcrack was a possibility for the two-year-old, although his big target is the Doncaster Sales Race.

“The priority is the Doncaster Sales Race and he’ll probably have one race before then. The Gimcrack or the Phoenix Stakes are possibles,” he said.



Leporello improved on his last effort to win the Bonusprint Stakes over two furlongs further by a short head from Tiber.

“That last run was a three-runner race on firm going,” explained winning trainer Peter Harris. “It’s taken a long time to get him to settle and we didn’t want to do it in a three-runner race.”

Harris thought that his representative had won more easily than the winning distance indicated. “I thought that he won quite comfortably - I’m surprised that it was only a short head,” he opined.

“One mile two furlongs was no problem and he might get further. I bred him, his dam [Why So Silent] and I think his grand-dam.”

Steve Carson was an unusual partner for a Harris-trained horse, having never ridden for the Berkhamsted handler before.

“I think this is the first time that he’s ridden for me,” said Harris. “He’s doing well so far!”

Explaining how Leporello got his name, Harris continued: “My wife was going through an Italian phase at the time - I think that he’s a character in an opera.”



“I know exactly what is going to happen,” declared John Gosden after Tiber had been beaten a short head by Leporello in the Bonusprint Handicap.

“The stewards will put the horse down and the handicapper will put him up; it can be a very hard game.”

However, the trainer’s fears about relegation were proved wrong, as the stewards took no action against the colt, but the reaction of the handicapper remains to be seen.

“That is the trouble with running well in big races like this, you don’t win but the handicapper thinks that you have improved and up you go in the ratings. It is very frustrating.

“We shall look at Goodwood for him, depending on what happens to his rating. He has won there before which is a plus for that course and the Theo Fennell Stakes at the big meeting could be a target.

“I think he will get a mile and a half in due course, though he will probably
stay over this trip for the moment.”


Eddie Ahern was suspended for one day (July 18) for careless riding on Cape Fear, who was runner-up to Nevisian Lad in the TNT July Stakes.



Macadamia found no trouble in bridging the gap between handicap and Group company when she followed her Royal Hunt Cup success by taking the Group Two Stan James Falmouth Stakes in decisive style.

“I am really delighted for her,” enthused her trainer James Fanshawe. “She kept getting beaten last year when she was favourite for some handicaps, but she has really strengthened up between three and four and is much stronger now than she was last year.

“I put her in the (Group 1) Nassau Stakes this morning, as well as Soviet Song (his Coronation Stakes runner-up and Sagitta 1,000 Guineas fourth), and one of the big things about this filly is that she goes on any ground -- fast like this or softer.

“I don’t know if we shall necessarily move her up in distance to a mile and a quarter, but it is certainly a possibility and the ultimate aim for her would probably be the Peugeot Sun Chariot (over a mile at Newmarket). I might wait a little longer with Soviet Song till after Goodwood, depending on what the ground is like; she does not want it too firm.

“I am really thrilled for (Lord) Sam (Vestey), as he bred the filly, and it was he who gave me my first Group winner when Radwell won the Solario, and I am very pleased that she did not go jumping!”

Lord Vestey, who is chairman of Cheltenham (hence the reference to jumping) said that Macadamia’s dam, Cashew, has a two-year-old colt by Alzao called Azarole in training with Fanshawe, and the line continues with a yearling colt by Alhaarth and a filly foal by Selkirk.

Robert Acton, general manager of Newsells Park Stud, said of runner-up Waldmark who finished well after being boxed in on the far rail: “She ran well and we were very pleased. We haven’t decided where she will go next, but she has justified our hopes in her.”


Robert Havlin was suspended for four days (July 18, 19, 21 and 22) after being found guilty of careless riding on Tiber, runner-up in the Bonusprint Handicap.



Mystery surrounded the success of Fokine over favourite Psychiatrist in the Capanelle Racecourse Novice Stakes. In the first place no-one appeared to know how to pronounce the colt’s name, and that included owner-breeder Robert Sangster and trainer Barry Hills, and then there was little knowledge of who Fokine might have been.

Sangster had the impression that he was something to do with ballet, and confirmation later came from Attheraces’ Robert Cooper, clearly a regular at Covent Garden and Sadler’s Wells, that he was an American choreographer with the first name of Mikael.

None of which should detract from the colt’s stylish debut success at 12-1, though unbacked by his owner, who had supported the runner-up.

“The two-year-olds just haven’t been there,” said Hills, “and you can’t back them first time out when things are like that.

“But he has done the job well and quickened up nicely, so I expect he will have one more run and then go for the Gimcrack.”

Owner, trainer and jockey Michael Hills won the corresponding heat 12 months ago with Greek Revival.



“I’m as happy as you can be when a horse comes second,” said Richard Hannon after Psychiatrist had finished three lengths behind Fokine in the six-furlong novices’ event.

This was the second time in as many starts that the Dr Devious gelding had finished runner-up. “He’s run a sound race giving 4lb to the winner but unfortunately he got beat - he’s a big horse with lots of improvement in him.”

Psychiatrist’s jockey Pat Eddery told connections, “He’s a real nice horse and he will win no problem this year and he’ll be a good three-year-old. I wouldn’t go any further with him.”

Asked about Farewell Gift’s last of eight earlier in the afternoon in the TNT July Stakes, Hannon responded: “I’m happy enough with him - he wasn’t experienced enough in a race like that. He’ll win a maiden and then go back to good races.”

Sir Michael Stoute, trainer of third-placed Convince, told Hannon, “He’s a nice horse - I quite like him.”



“He’s a star,” said local trainer Julia Feilden after King Flyer had landed today’s staying handicap.

“He never wins before July - it could be something to do with the ground and trip,” she continued.

The seven-year-old was stepping up in class in this event after a couple of runs at Pontefract and Sandown.

“He’s been running in lower class events where he has to carry a lot of weight and he can’t do it. At Pontefract he had all that weight and he’s better in better races with less weight,” explained Feilden.

“The handicapper never forgives him and I hope that he doesn’t put him up now. This horse seems to pop one win in every year.

“This is the first time that Simon [Whitworth] has ridden him and a change of jockey seems to help. I think that Nicky [Mackay] won on him the first time that he rode him.

“This is my fifth winner of the year and I’m quite relieved as I’ve been going through a bit of a cold patch. I hope that I’m off the cold trainer’s list now - I hate that list!”

This was King Flyer’s third victory on the July Course at Newmarket.

“He hates the Rowley Course but it’s totally different on the July Course,” added the handler.



“This has not been a good meeting for me as far as close finishes are concerned,” said Paul Cole after 33-1 Random Quest had been touched off by 20-1 King Flyer in the two mile Laing O’Rourke Handicap.

Cole was just touched off with Zietory and Secretary General yesterday and felt that a change of luck was long overdue.

He described Random Quest as “a very difficult horse to train. He has frequently been unsound and stands very little training.”

The horse was ridden by 5lb claiming apprentice Luke Fletcher, who has had few rides for the trainer and made a favourable impression on the master of Whatcombe.

“He seems a bright lad,” said Cole. “I think that the boys are not getting enough chances and wonder if the rules about allowances ought to be changed a bit.”


Pat Eddery and Frankie Dettori are feeling the effects of the heat and have given up rides in the last two races because they are suffering from dehydration. They are not going on to the evening meeting at Kempton.

In the sixth race Eddery was replaced by Gary Hind on Homelife while Steve Carson took over from Dettori on High Point, and in the closing event Willie Supple replaces Dettori on Brave Burt.



Proud Native may be nine years old but there is plenty of life in him yet as he showed when taking the NGK Spark Plugs Handicap in a driving finish with Twilight Mistress.

“I would have fancied him had he not been drawn so badly,” said his owner Peter Savill. “He was murdered at Sandown the other day but still wasn’t beaten far, but nothing has been winning from a draw like he had.

“I bought him for 40,000gns at the end of his three-year-old career out of Alan Jarvis’ yard and he must have won about £ 1/4million for us since then.”

Dandy Nicholls, who trains the winner, also saddled Brave Burt, who had won the race for the last two years and started favourite to land the hat trick. But after having led until inside the last two furlongs he dropped out and finished ninth. “I think he must have been feeling the ground,” said his trainer.


Richard Hills, who picked up an eight day ban at Sandown last Friday, was suspended for another four days (July 22 through 25).

He was found guilty of crossing over to the rail too quickly after the start when riding Nasij in the Stan James Falmouth Stakes, the fourth race of the day.



Di Arbuthnot, wife of trainer David Arbuthnot, was gutted after Twilight Mistress had just failed to hold off the late challenge of Proud Native in the concluding handicap.

“I would say she was very unlucky, wouldn’t you? She had it won everywhere but the line. She’s improved a bit but today was the day when she had all the gaps open up for her,” she said.

“She’s in foal to Bold Edge and we’re considering calling the foal Bold Mistress!

“I suppose that we’ve got to have her out quite quickly. Firstly because she’s in foal and secondly because the handicapper will probably whop her up 3lb for that. We backed her as well - I’ve got a ticket here for £2 each-way!”

Mrs Arbuthnot, who works for the Rehabiliation Of Racehorses, has been busy representing her organisation doing dispays at the July Fair this week. Yesterday she was interviewed by Channel 4 and attheraces about the sterling work which her charity conducts.

Roger Charlton, trainer of third-placed Domirati, said: “This horse has grown a bit and he’s going the right way in terms of physique.”


Following a dry night the going for the second day of the July meeting has changed to


on all parts of the course.

“The forecast for today is for it to be hot, dry and muggy with temperatures getting up above 25C degrees (80F degrees), and the showers which have been mentioned are not likely to arrive until after racing tomorrow,” said clerk of the course Michael Prosser.

“As far as watering after racing is concerned, I shall see how the course is riding, speak to the jockeys and get an updated forecast from John Kettley. I shall walk the course at about 4pm and then make a decision.”


So far today there is news of one non-runner.

Race 3 2.50 No.16 Makulu (ground)


The punters will very much draw first blood against their old enemy, the bookmakers if Discreet Brief wins the opening Bahrain Trophy (1.45) as the filly has been well backed this morning with many of the major firms. Paddy Power have brought her in from 100-30 to 3-1, Ladbrokes from 7-2 to 11-4 the Tote from 4-1 to 11-4, Stan James from 4-1 to 3-1 and Bet365 from 4-1 to 5-2.

There has been a wide range of business in the wide open Bonusprint Handicap (2.50), with William Hill and Stan James having money for the top weight and outsider Risk Taker, who has come in from 40-1 to 25-1 with both firms. Day Fort is popular with Powers from 9-2 to 4-1, Jebal Suraaj in demand with Skybet and Bet365 to 6-1 from 8-1 and 9-1 respectively, and Black Falcon has been trimmed by Coral from 11-1 to 9-1. Bet 365 have also had money for Leporello, who has come in to 10-1 from 12-1.

Macadamia is very popular as she moves up into Pattern company for the Group 11 Stan James Falmouth Stakes (3.25) following her success in the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot and Bet 365 have trimmed her odds from 5-2 to 2-1.

In the longest race of the day, the two mile Laing O’Rourke Handicap (4.35), Ladbrokes have had support for Marble Arch, who is in from 10-1 to 7-1, and Coral report interest in Bollin Thomas, who is now also at 7-1 from two points longer.


Trainer 1sts 2nds 3rds
John Dunlop 2 1 -
Roger Charlton 2 - 1
Mark Johnston 1 1 -
David Elsworth 1 - 1
Barry Hills 1 - 1
David Nicholls 1 - 1
Michael Bell 1 - -
James Fanshawe 1 - -
Julia Feilden 1 - -
Peter Harris 1 - -
Michael Jarvis 1 - -
William Muir 1 - -
Paul Cole - 3 -
Sir Michael Stoute - 1 2
David Loder - 1 1
David Arbuthnot - 1 -
Brian Ellison - 1 -
John Gosden - 1 -
Ben Hanbury - 1 -
Richard Hannon - 1 -
Brian Meehan - 1 -
Hughie Morrison - 1 -
Andrew Balding - - 1
Ed Dunlop - - 1
Tim Easterby - - 1
David Evans - - 1
Amanda Perrett - - 1
Peter Schiergen GER - - 1
Marcus Tregoning - - 1


Jockey 1sts 2nds 3rds
Steve Drowne 3 - 1
Kevin Darley 2 - 2
Kieren Fallon 1 2 2
Pat Eddery 1 2 -
Richard Hills 1 1 1
Jamie Spencer 1 1 -
Simon Whitworth 1 1 -
Steve Carson 1 - -
Michael Hills 1 - -
Darryll Holland 1 - -
Richard Mullen 1 - -
Frankie Dettori - 1 3
Richard Hughes - 1 3
Eddie Ahern - 1 -
Luke Fletcher - 1 -
Tony Hamilton - 1 -
Robert Havlin - 1 -
Willie Supple - 1 -
Martin Dwyer - - 1
Andreas Suborics - - 1


Class A, Listed Race, £32,000 guaranteed, for 3yo, 1m 7f. Weights: colts & geldings 8st 11lb, fillies 8st 6lb. Penalties: in 2003, a winner of a Listed race 3lb; of a Pattern race 5lb. Penalty values: 1st: £18,560; 2nd: £7,040; 3rd: £3,520; 4th: £1,600; 5th: £800; 6th: £480

1) GOLD MEDALLIST (Jeff Smith) David Elsworth 3-8-11 Kevin Darley [4] 8/1
2) DISCREET BRIEF (Sonia Rogers) John Dunlop 3-8-06 Pat Eddery [2] 3/1 Fav
3) WAVERTREE BOY (Wavertree Racing Club (2002)) David Elsworth 3-8-11 Richard Hughes [5] 20/1
4) SANTANDO (R N Khan) Clive Brittain p3-8-11 Jamie Spencer [7]
5) DALARAM (H H Aga Khan) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-11 Darryll Holland [6]
6) MIDAS WAY (Alexandra Chandris) Roger Charlton 3-8-11 Steve Drowne [1]
7) CLEVER CLOGS (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-8-07 (1lb ow) Frankie Dettori [3]
8) STRENGTH 'N HONOUR (Annie Cyzer) Charles Cyzer 3-8-11 Kieren Fallon [8]

8 ran
Time: 3m 10.02s Dist: nk, 2 1/2, 2, 2, 1/2, 1, 7
Breeder: Littleton Stud Breeding: ch c Zizal (USA) - Spot Prize (USA) (Seattle Dancer (USA))
Tote: Win: £11.00 Places: £3.00; £1.50; £3.60 Exacta: £37.90

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 Persian Punch), William Hill Mile (2002 Smirk) , 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) 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: 23

Winning jockey:-Name: Darley, Kevin Paul. Born: Tettenhall, Staffordshire, 5/8/60 Apprenticeship: 1976, with Reg Hollinshead. First winner: Dust Up (Haydock 5/8/77) Classic Wins (1): Rothmans Royals St Leger (2002 Bollin Eric) First big win: Bovis Handicap (Van Laser - Ascot, October 8, 1977) Major wins include: Park Hill Stakes (1984 Borushka), Racing Post Trophy (1994 Celtic Swing, 2001 High Chaparral), Prix du Jockey-Club (1995 Celtic Swing), Nunthorpe Stakes (1997 Coastal Bluff - dead-heat with Ya Malak), Theo Fennell Lennox Stakes (2000 Observatory), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (2000 Pipalong), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (2000 Observatory, 2002 Where Or When), Harvest Stakes (2001 Lilium), Jockey Club Cup (2001 Capal Garmon), Swinley Stakes (2002 Monturani), William Hill Mile (2002 Smirk), Harvest Stakes (2001 Lilium, 2002 Love Everlasting), Rockfel Stakes (2002 Luvah Girl), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2003 Attraction) Wins 1991-02: 66; 91; 143; 154; 148; 113; 128; 94; 118; 155; 162; 113 Wins this season: 66 Other Details: Champion Jockey 2000

Class A, Group Two, £70,000 guaranteed, for 2yo colts & geldings, 6f. Penalties: a winner of a Pattern race 3lb. Penalty values: 1st: £40,600; 2nd: £15,400; 3rd: £7,700; 4th: £3,500; 5th: £1,750; 6th: £1,050

1) NEVISIAN LAD (H E Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammed) Michael Bell 2-8-10 Kieren Fallon [1] 4/1
2) CAPE FEAR (Kennet Valley Thoroughbred II) Brian Meehan 2-8-10 Eddie Ahern [6] 20/1
3) BYRON (Sheikh Mohammed) David Loder 2-8-10 Frankie Dettori [7] 5/1
4) MILK IT MICK (Paul Dixon) Jamie Osborne 2-8-10 Martin Dwyer [3]
5) HOLBORN (Sheikh Mohammed) Mick Channon 2-8-10 Steve Drowne [8] 2/1 Fav
6) PARKVIEW LOVE (C Nicholson) Mark Johnston 2-8-10 Kevin Darley [4]
7) HOWICK FALLS (Sheikh Mohammed) David Loder 2-8-10 Jamie Spencer [5]
8) FAREWELL GIFT (Lady Whent & Friends) Richard Hannon 2-8-10 Pat Eddery [2]

8 ran
Time: 1m 12.39s Dist: 1, sh, 1, 2, nk, 3/4, nk
Breeder: Glebe Stud Breeding: b c Royal Applause - Corndavon (USA) (Sheikh Albadou)
Tote: Win: £5.10 Places: £1.70; £3.20; £2.10 Exacta: £93.20

Winning trainer:-Name: Bell, Michael Leopold Wentworth Date of birth: 10/10/60 Date of first licence:1989 Previous Occupation: Assistant for three years with Mercy Rimell, three years with Paul Cole and a period with Comte Roland de Chambure in France. Number of wins in a season (1989-2002): 18:21:43:39:42:55:42:46:34: 41:70:52:45:52 Horses in training (1989-2003):30:47:53:65:75:79:90:88:81:77:81:95:97:94 :89 Major wins include: Italian Oaks (2001 Zanzibar), Prix Morny (1994 Hoh Magic), Molecomb Stakes (1994 Hoh Magic), Mill Reef Stakes (1994 Princely Hush), St Simon Stakes (1994 Persian Brave), Fred Darling Stakes (1989 Pass The Peace), Nell Gwyn Stakes (1992 A-To-Z), Windsor Castle Stakes (2002 Revenue), July Stakes (2003 Nevisian Lad) Trains at Fitzroy House, Newmarket, Suffolk Wins This Season: 18

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 (1988-2002): 31,28,39,29,45,60,47,91,136,202*,204*,202*,149, 166*, 149* *Champion jockey Classic wins: (9) Sagitta 2000 Guineas (2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan), Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince, 2003 Russian Rhythm), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma), Vodafone Derby (1999 Oath, 2003 Kris Kin) Other major wins include: King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2002 Golan), Sussex Stakes (1997 Ali-Royal); Cherry Hinton Stakes (1996 Dazzle), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Ribblesdale Stakes (1997 Yashmak), Cheveley Park Stakes (1997 Embassy), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Yorkshire Oaks (1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruma, 2002 Islington), Gimcrack Stakes (1994 Chilly Billy, 1998 Josr Algharoud); Princess Of Wales’s Stakes (1999 Craigsteel); Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva); Irish Oaks (1999 Ramruma); Budweiser International Stakes (1999 Great Dane); Vodafone Coronation Cup (2000 Daliapour, 2002 Boreal), Jockey Club Stakes (2000 Blueprint), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean), Masai Mile (2001 Nicobar), Dee Stakes (2001 Dr Greenfield), Dante Stakes (2001 Dilshaan), Macau Jockey Club Craven Stakes (2002 King Of Happiness), Gerrard Investment Management Richmond Stakes (1997 Daggers Drawn, 2002 Elusive City), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2002 Islington), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Lowther Stakes (2002 Russian Rhythm), Diadem Stakes (2002 Crystal Castle), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Gold Cup (2003 Mr Dinos), Coronation Stakes (2003 Russian Rhythm), July Stakes (2003 Nevisian Lad) Wins This Season: 126


Class B, Showcase Handicap, £50,000 guaranteed, for 3yo Rated 0-105. 1m 2f. Minimum Weight: 7st 12lb. Penalties: after June 28, a winner 6lb. Penalty values: 1st: £29,000; 2nd: £11,000; 3rd: £5,500; 4th: £2,500; 5th: £1,250; 6th: £750

1) LEPORELLO (Karyl Harris) Peter Harris 3-8-09 Steve Carson [16] 12/1
2) TIBER (Highclere Thoroughbred Racing III) John Gosden tb3-9-01 Robert Havlin [14] 12/1
3) DAY FORT (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Marcus Tregoning 3-8-10 Frankie Dettori [9] 100/30 Fav
4) TUG OF LOVE (Mrs Denis Haynes) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-12 Kieren Fallon [7]
5) ZABAGLIONE (Ronnie Beevor) Roger Charlton 3-9-00 Steve Drowne [5]
6) STEEL CAT (S Mulryan) Luca Cumani 3-8-07 Darryll Holland [13]
7) HASANPOUR (H H Aga Khan) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-09 Martin Dwyer [11]
8) JEBAL SURAAJ (Mohammed Rashid) Mark Johnston 3-9-01 Kevin Darley [12]
9) TRUST RULE (Abdulla BuHaleeba) Barry Hills 3-8-07 Michael Hills [6]
10) EMRAN (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-9-02 Richard Hills [10]
11) BLACK FALCON (Jaber Abdullah) Mick Channon 3-8-13 Jamie Spencer [3]
12) BLYTHE KNIGHT (Maktoum Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-9-06 Willie Supple [8]
13) RISK TAKER (Khalid Abdulla) Barry Hills 3-9-07 Richard Hughes [4]
14) BLAISE CASTLE (John Deer) Gerard Butler 3-9-05 Eddie Ahern [1]
15) APEX STAR (Khalid Abdulla) Henry Cecil 3-9-04 Willie Ryan [2]

15 ran Non-Runner: Makulu (Ground)
Time: 2m 03.88s Dist: sh, 1 1/2, 3/4, 1/2, hd, 1, hd, 1/2, 7, 3/4, 1 1/4, 2, 1 3/4, 13
Breeder: Pendley Farm Breeding: b c Danehill (USA) - Why So Silent (Mill Reef (USA))
Tote: Win: £14.30 Places: £3.90; £4.20; £2.60 Exacta: £336.10

Winning trainer:-Name: Harris, Peter Date of birth:25/3/34 First trainers licence: 1981 Wins in a season (1987-2002):0:0:2:8:3:13:23:23:-:26:34:37:37:39:40:38:44 Number of horses in training (1987-2003): 30:31:29 :30 :42:44:55:56:66:81:88:83:83:107:120:113:106 Trains Major wins include: at Pendley Farm Racing Stables, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire Major Winners: Masaka Stakes (1997 Calypso Grant), Saudi Arabian Airlines Middle Park Stakes (1999 Primo Valentino) Mill Reef Stakes (1999 Primo Valentino), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2000 Dora Carrington, 2002 Spinola), Hampton Court Stakes (2003 Persian Majesty) Wins This Season: 17

Winning jockey:-Name: Carson, Stephen Stuart Born: in Northern Ireland on June 4, 1979 Background: nephew of point-to-point trainer George Young, he attended the Irish Racing School. Rode out in Ireland for Michael Grassick but had just the one winner. Apprenticeship: to Eric Wheeler at Coombe Park Stables, Whitchurch on Thames, Pangbourne, Oxfordshire First Winner: September 1996, Tartan Lane, Wexford Wins in Britain 1997-2002: 9; 7; 20; 29; 15; 31 Big Race Wins: Summer Stakes (2001 and 2002 Palace Affair), Cathedral Stakes (2002 Palace Affair), Porcelanosa Sprint Stakes (2002 Palace Affair), Darley Dewhurst Stakes (2002 Tout Seul (making his first Group 1 ride a winning one)) Wins This Season: 6


Class A, Group Two, £100,000 guaranteed, for 3yo+ fillies & mares. 1m. Weights: 3yo 8st 6lb; 4yo+ 9st 1lb. Penalties: after September 1, 2002, a winner of a Group Two race 3lb; of a Group One race 6lb (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) MACADAMIA (Lord Vestey) James Fanshawe 4-9-01 Jamie Spencer [8] 2/1 Jt Fav
2) WALDMARK (Newsells Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-8-06 Kieren Fallon [5] 9/1
3) WALZERKOENIGIN (Gestut Schlenderhan) Peter Schiergen GER 4-9-04 Andreas Suborics [4] 3/1
4) NASIJ (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-8-06 Richard Hills [7]
5) BUY THE SPORT (Gold Group International Ltd) Brian Meehan 3-8-06 Pat Eddery [6]
6) SPINOLA (The Winning Set) Peter Harris 3-8-06 Darryll Holland [3]
7) HOLD TO RANSOM (Khalid BuHaleeba) Ed Dunlop 3-8-06 Frankie Dettori [1] 2/1 Jt Fav
8) ILLUSTRIA (Sheikh Mohammed) Mick Channon 3-8-06 Steve Drowne [2]

8 ran
Time: 1m 38.11s Dist: 1, 1/2, 1 1/2, hd, hd, 1/2, 9
Breeder: Lord Vestey Breeding: b f Classic Cliche (IRE) - Cashew (Sharood (USA))
Tote: Win: £2.90 Places: £1.50; £1.90; £1.10 Exacta: £26.60

Winning trainer:-Name: Fanshawe, James Robert Date of birth:6/8/62. Date of first licence:1990 Previous Occupation:Assistant to Michael Stoute and David Nicholson. Wins in a season (1990-2002):18:22:28:34:24:29:22:23:52:46:40:38:58 Number of horses in training (1990-2003): 32:51:78:71:82:76:62:59:58:65:98:87:84:110 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) Trains at Pegasus Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk Other details: National Hunt successes include Champion Hurdle (1992 Royal Gait and 2002 Hors La Loi III) Wins this season: 16

Winning jockey:-Name: Spencer, James (Jamie) Peter Date of Birth: 08/06/1980 Major wins include: Irish 1,000 Guineas (1998 Tarascon, 2002 Gossamer), Nunthorpe Stakes (2002 Kyllachy), Scottish Classic (2000 Endless Hall), Hungerford Stakes (2000 Arkadian Hero), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2000 Sequoyah), Coventry Stakes (2001 Landseer), Weatherbys Champion Bumper (2002 Pizarro), Jockey Club Stakes (2002 Marienbard), Lonsdale Stakes (2002 Boreas), Vintage Stakes (2002 Dublin), Falmouth Stakes (2003 Macadamia) Wins (1998-2002): 3,8,78,112,86 Wins this season: 46 Other details: Has also ridden over hurdles. Champion apprentice in Ireland 1999.


Class D, £12,000 added, for 2yo which are EBFeligible. 6f. Weights: Colts & Geldings 8st 12lb; fillies 8st 7lb. Penalties: for each Class F race won 2lb; for each Class E race won 4lb; for each Class D race won 7lb; for each Class C race won 10lb (penalties cumulative and maximum penalty 14lb). Allowances: horses which have never run 4lb. Penalty values: 1st: £8,287.50; 2nd: £2,550; 3rd: £1,275; 4th: £637.50

1) FOKINE (Robert Sangster) Barry Hills 2-8-08 Michael Hills [6] 12/1
2) PSYCHIATRIST (Raymond Tooth) Richard Hannon 2-8-12 Pat Eddery [4] 7/4 Fav
3) CONVINCE (Khalid Abdulla) Sir Michael Stoute 2-8-08 Richard Hughes [8] 5/1
4) SO WILL I (Mrs Mette Campbell-Andenaes) Marcus Tregoning 2-8-08 Martin Dwyer [5]
5) STEPHANO (Guy Reed) Barry Hills 2-8-08 Eddie Ahern [2]
6) DEVIL'S BITE (Mrs H T Jones) Barry Hills 2-8-08 Richard Hills [3]
7) SAN REMY (Lucayan Stud) Jeremy Noseda 2-8-08 Darryll Holland [9]
8) REIDIES CHOICE (Mike Dawson) James Given 2-9-02 Kieren Fallon [7]
9) MONTE BIANCO (Leonidas Marinopoulos) Luca Cumani 2-8-08 Kevin Darley [1]

9 ran
Time: 1m 12.85s Dist: 3, nk, 2, nk, 1/2, 2 1/2, hd, 2 1/2
Breeder: Swettenham Stud Breeding: b c Royal Academy (USA) - Polar Bird (Thatching)
Tote: Win: £10.70 Places: £2.90; £1.40; £1.90 Exacta: £21.20

Winning trainer:-Name: Hills, Barrington William Born: Worcester, 2/4/37;Date of first licence:1969;First winner: La Dolce Vita (Thirsk, April 18,1969) Previous Occupation: Served apprenticeship with Fred Rimell and George Colling, Head Lad with John Oxley for 10 years Classic wins: (3) Sagitta 1000 Guineas (1978 Enstone Park), Sagitta 2000 Guineas (1979 Tap on Wood), Rothmans Royals St Leger (1994 Moonax), Other major wins: Irish 1000 Guineas (1993 Nicer, 1999 Hula Angel), Irish Derby (1987 Sir Harry Lewis), Irish Oaks (1974 Dibidale, 1994 Bolas), French St Leger (1994 Moonax), Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe (1973 Rheingold), Ascot Gold Cup (1984 & 1985 Gildoran), Champion Stakes (1983 Cormorant Wood, 2002 Storming Home), Nunthorpe Stakes (1988 HandsomeSailor), Flying Childers Stakes (1987 Gallic League, 1998 Sheer Viking), Champagne Stakes (1977 Sexton Blake, 1985 Sure Blade, 1998 Auction House), Dewhurst Stakes (1988 Scenic (DH), 1996 In Command, 1999 Distant Music), Greenham Stakes (2001 Munir), Chester Vase (2001 Mr Combustible), Classic Trial (2001 Chancellor), Challenge Stakes (2001 Munir), Royal Whip Stakes (2002 Chancellor), Prestige Stakes (2002 Geminiani) Wins in a season (1982-2002):55:58:58:68:55:96:93:73:113:99:63:39:44:74:84 :79:78:109:72:107:91 Horses in training (1983-2003):107,125,139,131,140,152,175,159,129,n/a,113,120,130,137 ,145,150,148,160,167,168 Trains at South Bank Stables, Lambourn Other details: Has trained four runners-up of the Derby: Rheingold (1972), Hawaian Sound (1978), Glacial Storm (1988) and Blue Stag (1990) Wins this season: 46

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), Classic Trial (2001 Chancellor), 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: 27 Other details: champion apprentice 1983


Class C, £15,000 added, for 4yo+ Rated 0-95. 2m.Minimum Weight: 7st 12lb. Penalties: after June 28, a winner 5lb. Penalty values: 1st: £10,322; 2nd: £3,176; 3rd: £1,588; 4th: £794

1) KING FLYER (J W Jenkins) Julia Feilden 7-8-13 Simon Whitworth [1] 20/1
2) RANDOM QUEST (The Blandford Partnership) Paul Cole 5-9-04 Luke Fletcher (5) [15] 33/1
3) BOBSLEIGH (A Ogilvy & Mrs F Ogilvy) Amanda Perrett 4-9-02 Steve Drowne [11] 13/2
4) MARBLE ARCH (Martin Wilson, Rory Sweet, Mary Wilson) Hughie Morrison 7-9-08 Richard Hughes [9]
5) HIGH POINT (The Aedean Partnership) Gerry Enright 5-9-03 Steve Carson [10]
6) RIYADH (A S Helaissi) James Fanshawe 5-9-12 Jamie Spencer [6]
7) POSITIVE PROFILE (Chelgate Public Relations Ltd) Patrick Haslam 5-8-09 Dominic Fox (5) [14]
8) DUBAI SEVEN STARS (Alison Farrant) Martin Pipe 5-9-01 Willie Supple [7]
9) ALRIDA (Nigel Rich) William Jarvis 4-8-11 Darryll Holland [2]
10) BOLLIN THOMAS (Sir Neil Westbrook) Tim Easterby 5-9-07 Eddie Ahern [13]
11) BID FOR FAME (Elite Racing Club) Nicky Henderson 6-9-10 Kieren Fallon [8] 7/2 Fav
12) ESTABLISHMENT (Annie Cyzer) Charles Cyzer 6-9-02 Martin Dwyer [5]
13) HOMELIFE (Jean Mitchell) Paul D'Arcy 5-8-13 Gary Hind [3]
14) EXPECTED BONUS (T D Racing) Stuart Williams 4-8-12 Tom McLaughlin [12]
15) HEIR TO BE (I H Stewart-Brown & M J Meacock) John Dunlop 4-9-00 Kevin Darley [4]

15 ran
Time: 3m 26.57s Dist: hd, 2 1/2, 1 1/4, 1/2, 1 3/4, 1/2, 1 1/4, hd, 3/4, 22, 3, 20, 2, 2 1/2
Breeder: Gainsborough Stud Management Ltd Breeding: b g Ezzoud (IRE) - Al Guswa (Shernazar)
Tote: Win: £22.90 Places: £4.80; £8.00; £2.90 Exacta: £1245.90

Winning trainer:- Name Feilden, Julia Born: July 5, 1956 Based: Harraton Stables, Exning, Newmarket, Suffolk Date of first trainer’s licence:1990 Horses in Training 2003: 20 Wins This Season: 4

Winning jockey:-Name: Whitworth, Simon John. Date of birth: 3/1/62 Apprenticship: With Michael Stoute, Alan Bailey and Rod Simpson. First winner: Byroc Boy (Warwick 3/5/82) Major wins include: Henry II Stakes (1985 Destroyer), Northumberland Plate (1986 Sneak Preview). Wins (1991-2002): 26,16,20,22,43,45,43,52,31,33,37,40] Wins this season: 26


Class D, Handicap, £12,000 added, for 3yo+ Rated 0-85. 5f. Minimum Weight: 8st 7lb; 3yo 8st 2lb. Penalties: after June 28, a winner 3lb. Weight for age: 3yo from 4yo+ 5lb. Penalty values: 1st: £8,240.70; 2nd: £2,535.60; 3rd: £1,267.80; 4th: £633.90

1) PROUD NATIVE (Peter Savill) David Nicholls 9-9-02 Darryll Holland [13] 12/1
2) TWILIGHT MISTRESS (The Twilight Team) David Arbuthnot 5-8-10 Simon Whitworth [11] 14/1
3) DOMIRATI (Exors of the late D A Shirley) Roger Charlton 3-8-07 Kevin Darley [5] 11/2
4) MITSUKI (John Lund) James Bethell 4-8-11 Jamie Spencer [10]
5) BRIGADORE (White Rose Poultry Ltd) John Weymes 4-8-07 Gary Hind [9]
6) DEVISE (D Naylor) Malcolm Saunders 4-8-11 Tom McLaughlin [2]
7) ZARGUS (Monique Bruce Copp) William Muir 4-9-04 Martin Dwyer [12]
8) PRIME RECREATION (Michael Heywood) Paul Felgate 6-8-09 Eddie Ahern [7]
9) BRAVE BURT (Lucayan Stud) David Nicholls 6-9-05 Willie Supple [1] 11/4 Fav
10) DELEGATE (Neville Callaghan) Neville Callaghan 10-8-02 Dominic Fox (5) [3]
11) ROSES OF SPRING (Bottisham Heath Stud) Robert Cowell p5-9-07 Kieren Fallon [8]
12) DANCING MYSTERY (Astrod T A Austin Stroud & Co) Eric Wheeler b9-9-01 Steve Carson [6]
13) LORD KINTYRE (M Calvert) Rod Millman p8-9-07 Steve Drowne [4]

13 ran
Time: 58.83s Dist: hd, 1 1/4, 3/4, nk, sh, 1/2, 3/4, nk, 1, 3, 3/4, 6
Breeder: Mrs B A Headon Breeding: b g Imp Society (USA) - Karamana (Habitat)
Tote: Win: £15.00 Places: £4.30; £3.60; £2.20 Exacta: £271.90

Winning trainer:- Name: Nicholls, David Date of birth: 30/4/56 Riding career: Professional - 421 winners Trains at Tall Trees Farm, Sessay, Thirsk, Yorkshire Horses in training (1996-2003): 37:45: 45: 46: 58:78:74:82 Wins in a season (1993-2002): 0: 21: 26: 30: 44: 50:75: 73:47:65 Other details: Married to Alex Greaves: two children Major wins: Nunthorpe Stakes (1997 Ya Malak dh with Coastal Bluff), Ladbroke (Ayr) Silver Cup (1998 Royal Result), Ayr Gold Cup (2000 Bahamian Pirate, 2001 Continent, 2002 Funfair Wane), Ballyogan Stakes (1999 Proud Native), William Hill Golden Spurs Handicap (1999 Pepperdine), Stewards’ Cup (2000 Tayseer), King George Stakes (1999 Rudi’s Pet), Victoria Cup (2002 Scotty’s Future), Darley July Cup (2002 Continent) Wins This Season: 39

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) Wins(1990-2002):30,79,68,68,55,71,30,104,128,74,78,105,113 Wins this season: 88

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