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Wednesday, July 27, 2005

GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2005
RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE
SECOND DAY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 27


GROUND

Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course, said: “We are leaving the going description as soft pending what happens overnight.


“We have had approximately 1.4mm of rain today during racing.

“We are taking the rail down in the last three furlongs of the straight - this will create a fresh strip of ground on the far side.”


VODAFONE STEWARDS’ CUP

Punters searching for clues concerning the draw for Saturday’s Vodafone Stewards’ Cup witnessed horses drawn nine, five, seven and 12 finish in the first four places in today’s concluding Zuhair Handicap.


Two of the jockeys concerned including John Egan, who rode winner Sierra Vista, offered little to those considering an ante-post flutter.


Egan said: “Between now and Saturday a lot can change. David [Barker, winning trainer] just asked me and I couldn’t really tell him - I honestly don’t know.”

Chris Catlin, rider of Sir Edwin Landseer, added: “It’s impossible to say really.”


CLASS ACTS FOR LADY O GOODWOOD CUP

A Classic winner and an Ascot Gold Cup runner-up are among ten horses declared for tomorrow’s Lady O Goodwood Cup (Group 2).


The Classic winner is Millenary, the most successful runner in the race, with more than £800,000 in prize money to his name and ten victories from 31 outings. Millenary is trained near Goodwood by Arundel-based John Dunlop, yet curiously the eight-year-old has raced only once at the Sussex venue. That was in 2000, when he won the ABN Amro Stakes prior to success in the Rothmans Royals St Leger at Doncaster. On his latest start he was fourth to Gamut in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes.


The Ascot Gold Cup runner-up is Distinction, who was saddled by Sir Michael Stoute to finish a neck second to Westerner when Royal Ascot was held at York last month. Sir Michael has won the Lady O Goodwood Cup just once, with Girandole in 1975, so his record in the race bears no comparison to that of Mark Johnston, who has landed the Lady O Goodwood Cup five times.


Middleham-based Johnston, who saddled Darasim to win the two-mile contest last year, has declared three runners - Golden Quest, who won the Tatler Summer Season Handicap at Glorious Goodwood on Tuesday, Winged d’Argent and Hearthstead Wings. Darasim, who was among the five-day entries, was not declared at the overnight stage.


This will not be the first time Johnston has pitched Hearthstead Wings and Winged d’Argent against each other - they tackled the John Smith’s Extra Smooth Silver Cup at York earlier this month, when three-year-old Hearthstead Wings was fourth to Lost Soldier Three (a runner tomorrow), and Winged d’Argent trailed in a disappointing last of eight. Softer ground at Glorious Goodwood will almost certainly see him in a better light.


Hearthstead Wings was only beaten a length at York, and was third to the Geezer at Haydock on his previous start, form that was given a boost when the latter horse won yesterday’s ABN Amro Stakes at Goodwood.


However, three-year-olds rarely win the Lady O Goodwood Cup. Jardines Lookout (2002), Lucky Moon (1990) and Sergeyevich (1987) have been the only successful members of that generation in the past 30 years.


The other candidates for tomorrow’s big race are Tungsten Strike and Lochbuie, who were second and seventh respectively to Sergeant Cecil in last month’s John Smith’s Northumberland Plate, Shabernak, who won a Listed contest at Sandown earlier this month, and Dancing Bay, fourth in the Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot’s York fixture on his most recent outing.



MEDIA SAYS THANKS TO MAXSE

John Maxse, who has a new job after 12 years in the press office at the Jockey Club, has been presented with an award by members of the media.


Claude Duval of The Sun made the presentation today at Glorious Goodwood.


Maxse, whose youthful appearance belies a shrewd operator adept at handling tricky questions from the media, industry members and the public, joined the Jockey Club’s Portman Square offices in 1993 as assistant to the head of communications, David Pipe. When Pipe retired in 1997, Maxse took over, and quickly established a rapport with the media.


Part-juggler, part diplomat, and with a thorough knowledge of the many Rules of Racing, Maxse became the face of the Jockey Club, adept at handling questions from the press, and on television and radio.


He is also a skilful amateur rider, with 20 point-to-point winners to his name. On one proud occasion he was asked by Martin Pipe to ride Canadiane in a hurdle race at Leicester - the pair were narrowly beaten into second under topweight.


Maxse, who remains with the Jockey Club as advisor on all its non-regulatory activities - including racecourses, Jockey Club Estates in Newmarket and Racing Welfare - said today: “One part of the job that I’m missing already is contact with the British racing media. That was a rewarding and challenging part of the job.


“I suppose the two issues that remain in my mind from my time in the press office are the foot and mouth crisis [in 2001] and the Panorama investigation into alleged corruption in racing. Now I’m looking forward to the new challenges ahead.”


BRANNAN GAINS GOODWOOD AWARD

Laurie Brannan, a well-known figure on British racecourses for his public relations role, has received Goodwood’s Media Dinner Award.


Brannan, head of Berkshire-based Sportsguide Ltd, received the award on Tuesday evening from Rod Fabricius, Goodwood’s Managing Director, and said later: “It was a stunning shock to receive the award. I was speechless.”

Having entered racing journalism through the Sporting Pink, Brannan eventually joined the Racecourse Association and was given responsibility for looking after PR at 23 racecourses. One of them was Goodwood, and when he eventually set up his own company, Sportsguide, in 1978, he retained a role at the Sussex venue. Sportsguide is now responsible for ceremonial duties at Goodwood.


Brannan’s son, Philip, now works alongside his father in the business, while his daughter, Amanda, is a senior producer at Sky Sports.


Asked about his interest in racing, Brannan said: “I still get a buzz from it, and it’s why I still keep going.”

Previous recipients of the Media Dinner Award have been Sir Peter O’Sullevan, Jack Berry, Mark Johnston, Charles Fawcus, Lord Oaksey and George Ennor.



GEEZER’S GOOD

David Elsworth reported The Geezer as being in fine fettle this morning after his magnificent five-length success in yesterday’s Group Three ABN Amro Stakes at Goodwood.


The Jeff Smith-owned three-year-old readily drew clear over a furlong out under Richard Quinn to beat Unfurled comprehensively.


“The Geezer is fine this morning and there are no problems,” said the master of Whitsbury Manor.


The ABN Amro Stakes is one of the best trials for the Ladbrokes St Leger with seven of the last 11 winners going on to run in the final British Classic, producing two victories, courtesy of Nedawi in 1998 and Millenary in 2000, a second, two thirds, a fourth and a fifth.


Yesterday the trainer nominated the Ladbrokes St Leger as his charge’s principal target, for which he is a best-priced 10/1 with Coral, via the Great Voltigeur Stakes at York’s Ebor Meeting.


He is still thinking along those lines. “The Great Voltigeur Stakes is one of the races that we are considering. I should think that he will have another race before the St Leger and the Voltigeur would be the obvious route,” explained Elsworth.


The Geezer appeared to relish the good to soft ground yesterday and when asked if he would be hoping for some cut in the ground for the St Leger, Elsworth responded: “It’s a good idea but it’s no good hoping for soft ground as it’s something we can’t do anything about.


“The time of year when the Leger is held is when the ground does often get a bit softer.”

Despite training a host of big race winners under both codes, Elsworth is still chasing a first domestic Classic.


“A first Classic would be nice for the horse and for Mr Smith - I could deal with it and it would be great,” enthused the handler.



CROWD

Today’s crowd came to 19,362, down 632 (-3%) on the Wednesday last year because of the weather.



HILLS TWINS BOTH SUSPENDED


Michael Hills was suspended for three days (August 7 to 9) for failing to weigh in on the sixth Shannon Springs in the cantorspreadfair.com Handicap and his horse was disqualified.


Richard Hills was suspended for one day (August 7) for careless riding on Ghurra, second in the Weatherbys Bank Fillies’ Handicap, after he allowed his mount to drift left into the third Kryssa.


RACE ONE QUOTES
GOODWOOD STAKES HANDICAP

AFRAD AND FALLON LAND OPENER

Kieren Fallon rode the opening winner on day one of Glorious Goodwood, and he matched that feat on day two, when driving Afrad to victory in the Goodwood Stakes Handicap.


After two miles and five furlongs, the Nicky Henderson-trained four-year-old passed the post one and a quarter lengths ahead of Ten Carat, with Theatre one and a half lengths back in third. The winner survived a stewards’ enquiry before his owners, The Not Afraid Partnership, collected the race trophy.


Henderson, who bought Afrad at the Arc Sale in France for 22,000, said: “He was the first lot through the ring, but I thought he was slipping through rather cheaply and bought him to go hurdling, even though he’s rather small. We were actually after another Aga Khan horse who went for about 140,000 more.


“We had some fun with him in the winter - he was second at Ayr and Punchestown, won a novice at Newbury and then I gelded him. Now we’ve had bit of fun on the Flat.


“The trip was an experiment. It did look when he won over a mile and a half the other day that he wanted to go a bit further, so I did jump it a bit - like a mile and one furlong.


“He’s a smashing little fellow, and I’m the first to admit he’s not very big. He doesn’t do much in front and tends to idle a bit.


“Anthony Bromley has just bought his full brother in France, so we’ll be getting him to race for the Million In Mind Partnership.”

Asked to say what his plans are for Afrad, Henderson said: “Kieren says just go for the Cesarewich, and we’ll freshen him up a bit beforehand because he’s been on the go a long time.”

Fallon commented: “He was cantering in behind and as soon as I asked him to quicken he has gone past Richard’s mount (Hughes) and then idled. He stayed well.”


GROUND

After today’s opening Goodwood Handicap, the following jockeys reported the ground as:

Adrian Nicholls, rider of Fourth Dimension, Fran Ferris, rider of Frontlinefinancier, Seb Sanders, rider of Circassian, Jimmy Fortune, rider of Fortune Island, David Kinsella, rider of Bobsleigh, Kieren Fallon, rider of winner Afrad, Richard Thomas, rider of Jayer Gilles, and Steve Drowne, rider of Historic Place, all said: “Soft.”

John Egan, rider of Theatre, said: “Very soft - really testing.”

Chris Catlin, rider of Establishment, and Jack Doyle, rider of Kaluana Court, both said: “Very soft.”


RACE 2 VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES
WIN QUOTES

VINTAGE PERFORMANCE FROM SIR PERCY

Sir Percy made it three wins from three outings in fine style in the Group Two Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes, staying on well under Martin Dwyer to beat Cool Creek by a neck.


Winning trainer Marcus Tregoning said: “I walked the course with Richard Gaskill and we decided the route to go was straight up the middle and Martin Dwyer executed it perfectly - he said that the horse would be difficult to beat and he was right.


“He’s fine on this soft ground and I think that he would go on any ground. He’s not a typical two-year-old - he’s more of a three-year-old. I might give him one more run this year or I might put him away until next season.


“He might run in the Dewhurst but I will keep an open mind and take it step by step. He got a bit tired and he might go weak on me - if he shows me any signs of growing or immaturity, I might leave him alone.


“He’s comfortable at any distance and I think that he will stay really well.


“He might be good enough for the 2000 Guineas but I see him as a middle-distance horse for next year. He could go all the way.


“He was bought by myself and Angie Sykes and I didn’t have an owner for him. I kept him for three months myself but something had to go and then Victoria and Anthony Pakenham bought him - he’s the first horse they have had with me.”

Sir Percy received a best-priced quote of 40/1 for the 2000 Guineas with Paddy Power and Ladbrokes, while VC Bet were more impressed going 33/1 with Coral and totesport on 25/1. Paddy Power make the Mark Of Esteem colt a 40/1 chance for the Derby with Cashmans going 20/1.



RACE TWO QUOTES
VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES (GROUP 2)

CHARMER COULD GO FOR GIMCRACK STAKES

Cool Creek and Black Charmer were separated by a mere short-head as they took second and third in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes.


Although Sir Percy came out on top, trainers Richard Hannon and Mark Johnston expressed themselves pleased with the placed pair.


Hannon, who trains Cool Creek, said: “He’s too good a mover for this ground, but he’s a real battling, nice horse. It’s nice to come second, but disappointing not to win. We had the horse beaten on the inside then the winner came again up the middle - they don’t know where to go when they enter the straight on this ground.


“We’ve no plans for the horse, but wherever he goes it will be on better ground.”

Johnston, who saddled third-placed Black Charmer, said: “The winner looked like he had made his challenge and failed, then came again. You can’t take it away from him. He must be very, very good.


“Our horse has run a great race again and has been a model of consistency. We thought we’d give him a break after this, then realised it was the Gimcrack Stakes in three weeks time, so maybe we’ll give him a short break!

“We were thinking we would keep him to seven furlongs, but Joe [Fanning] has got off and said he’s got plenty of speed and could drop back to six.”


RACE THREE QUOTES
CANTOR SPREADFAIR SUSSEX STAKES (GROUP 1)

PROCLAMATION MAKES
CLEAR HIS INTENT

A former Derby hopeful became one of Europe’s leading milers today when winning the Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes.


Proclamation, trained by Jeremy Noseda, beat the favourite, Soviet Song, by half a length with Ad Valorem two and a half lengths back in third. The winner, a three-year-old son of Darley stallion King’s Best, was given another top-class ride by Mick Kinane. On Saturday, Kinane won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes on Azamour after trailing the field in the early stages, and he repeated that same style of ride here, bringing Proclamation wide of the field before holding Soviet Song’s late challenge.


Kinane said: “He’s a very talented horse. I got there sooner than I anticipated - I wanted to be the last to play my cards, but the opportunity was there for me to go on and hold Johnny [Murtagh on Soviet Song] a bit, and I thought it’s time for me to go.


“He has serious acceleration. I knew Soviet Song was going to come and I was there to be shot at, but he did enough to hold on.”

Noseda, who was gaining his biggest success following two Cheveley Park Stakes triumphs with Wannabe Grand and Carry On Katie, gave plenty of praise to Paul Morris, who rides Proclamation at home and has taught the horse to settle.


Noseda added: “He has a huge turn of foot. I asked Mick to be the last man to deliver his challenge, but Mick said he had to go because he knew he could put Johnny in the pocket. I’d like to hold him up for longer in the future. I’m sure he’s a Group 1 performer from six furlongs to one mile.


“The trainer must have been very foolish to ever consider him a Derby horse, but he’s a brother to a horse called No Refuge who was a good stayer and won over two and a half miles at Cheltenham. I must give a huge thanks to my team, especially Paul Morris who has done an unbelievable job on the horse. The horse is growing up and getting better.


“I’m delighted to win a Group 1 and thrilled to bring this horse through. We had big hopes for him for a long time and to finally deliver him here at this point is a huge thrill.


“I hope he could run in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and the Breeders’ Cup, but I’ll have to talk to Sheikh Mohammed about that.”

Proclamation, whose previous start resulted in a win in the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot’s York meeting, raced in the colours of Abdullah Saeed Belhab on that occasion, but has since been gifted to Sheikh Mohammed’s wife, Princess Haya.



RACE 3 CANTOR SPREADFAIR SUSSEX STAKES
PLACED QUOTES

SOVIET SONG STILL THE QUEEN

Soviet Song tried valiantly but was unable to record back-to-back victories in the Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes, going down by half a length to Proclamation.


Trainer James Fanshawe said: “Soviet Song is still the Queen, there are no other Queens, but Proclamation is the King today.


“Someone told me yesterday that no horse has won this race twice and I wish they hadn’t bothered.


“The trouble with this more holding ground is that she can’t quicken up so well but she has still run a hell of a race to be second.


“We wanted to hold her up which we did and she settled well having got a bit warm beforehand. She had to come with her run but Proclamation sprinted clear and she couldn’t keep up with him and stayed on.


“She might have been hampered a bit but these things happen around Goodwood. She has still run a blinder.


“I might give her a break. The Breeders Cup is the plan at the back-end and we’ll have to see if she runs in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes or the Sun Chariot Stakes a week later. The Matron Stakes is a further possibility.


“Someone said to me the other day ‘enjoy the journey’ and she’s given us a great one!”


RACE 4 CANTORSPREADFAIR.COM HERITAGE HANDICAP
WINNING QUOTES

FOXHAVEN LANDS THE SPOILS

Patrick Chamings was magnaminous in victory, giving much of the credit for Foxhaven’s success to jockey Seb Sanders.


The trainer said: “Seb Sanders was absolutely adamant that we try him over a mile and a half. He has ridden him twice for us over a mile and a quarter.


“This is my first Glorious Goodwood winner but I haven’t backed him - I’m not a punter.


“He has stayed a mile and a half on soft ground so I would be pretty silly dropping him back in distance a lot.”

Sanders added: “It’s genuine soft ground but very wet so you can get through it - it’s testing enough though.


“When I was pulling up, I was waving my hands around a bit and that was mainly for the benefit of my weighing room colleagues. When we were down at the start some of them were saying why are you riding this over a mile and a half.”

RACE FOUR QUOTES
CANTORSPREADFAIR.COM STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

ELSWORTH EYES
BLACK TYPE FOR ART

Foxhaven proved too good for his rivals in the cantorspreadfair.com Handicap, beating Art Eyes and Tawqeet by two and a half lengths and one length.


David Elsworth, the trainer of Art Eyes, said: “We’ll be looking to get her some more black type in the future - she was fourth in a Listed race on her previous start so we’d like to build on that.


“She handled the ground okay, but didn’t really like it. We’ve no firm plans for her, but we’re pleased.”

Tawqeet, holds an entry in the Ladbrokes St Leger, but trainer John Dunlop was unwilling to commit the horse to the season’s final Classic.


Dunlop said: “Richard [Hills] was a little bit critical and said he thought the horse needed a pair of blinkers. So perhaps we’ll try that.


“I know they went no pace, but he travelled quite well. He won as a two-year-old on heavy, but the blinkers might help him concentrate a bit more.”


RACE FIVE QUOTES
WEATHERBYS BANK FILLIES HANDICAP

STRAWBERRY THE CREAM OF FILLIES’ HANDICAP

Strawberry Leaf, ridden by Steve Drowne and trained by Roger Charlton for owner/breeder Nicholas Jones, turned in a gutsy display to beat eight rivals in this fillies’ handicap.


Jones, who is based at the Coln Valley Stud, Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, bred Strawberry Leaf, her dam and grand-dam. He reported that Satin Bell, whose mating with Unfuwain produced today’s winner, has a Pivotal two-year-old filly in training with Charlton, a Golden Snake yearling filly and a Nayef colt foal who is a three-parts brother to Strawberry Leaf.


Charlton admitted he had no firm plans for the winner, other than to look for another fillies’ handicap.


Asked whether he thought she had been let into her first handicap on a lenient mark, Charlton said: “No, I don’t think so. If you look at the form book 77 is about right - don’t believe everything you read in the papers.


“What she did like was a step up in trip and she appreciated the ground. There was speculation about whether she would, and you can never tell until they run on it.”


RACE 5 WEATHERBYS BANK FILLIES’ HANDICAP
PLACED QUOTES

GHURRA SECOND

Ghurra found just 3/1 market leader Strawberry Leaf one and three-quarters too powerful in the Weatherbys Bank Fillies’ Handicap.


Ed Dunlop, Ghurra’s trainer, said: “We thought that she had run on slowish ground last year - not that soft though but, then again, have any of them?

“That’s her first time running over that trip and she has stayed on well and been beaten by a better horse.”

Jockey Richard Hills added: “She ran well - she kept going.”

Gary Moore, trainer of third-placed Kryssa, a further three-quarters of a length back, believes his charge was unlucky.


He said: “I thought that she was very unlucky and didn’t get the run of the race. I can’t believe that they haven’t called a stewards’ enquiry. The second horse has shut her off.”


RACE 6 FINDON MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES QUOTES

ROSINKA SLUICES IN

“She was impressive,” enthused John Dunlop after his Rosinka had beaten Best Double by seven lengths to leave favourite backers smiling all the way to the bank.


“She ran well at Newbury when second first time out and the form was franked by the winner who went on to be fourth in the Cherry Hinton. However the form was then let down by some of those behind the pair.


“I was dubious about the ground but she went through it well. She’s a nice filly but only time will tell how nice. I have no plans at all - we’ll think about it in the morning.


“Johnny [Murtagh, winning jockey] said she wouldn’t mind going seven furlongs and he said that last time as well.


“I’m very pleased as the owner Captain John Macdonald-Buchanan has a particularly long association with Goodwood and all his family are here today. His Lavington Stud is at Graffham near Petworth.”

Rosinka received a price of 40/1 for the 1000 Guineas from Paddy Power. The trainer added: “I think that can best be described as an irrelevance!”


RACE SIX QUOTES
FINDON MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES

DOUBLE PLEASES BUTLER

Rosinka was a runaway winner of this two-year-old fillies’ maiden race, but considering the rain-softened ground there was plenty to like about the way Best Double and Magadar stayed on to take the minor honours.


Best Double, who finished second, is trained by Gerard Butler for Switzerland-based Marcus Berger. He bred Best Double by putting Whitsbury Stud stallion Compton Place on the mare Bestemor, who has since been covered twice by Erik Penser’s stallion Compton Admiral.


Reflecting on Best Double’s run, Butler said: “She’s a nice filly who came to us last year in very good shape [from Whitsbury Manor]. If the winner’s smart we’re not so bad, and at this stage I’m pleased with my filly’s performance. She’ll come on and hopefully we’ll find a maiden for her in the next couple of weeks.


“It will be interesting to see what she’s like on better ground, because Eddie [Ahern] says it’s getting close to heavy out there now.”


RACE SEVEN QUOTES
ZUHAIR HANDICAP

CHEAP FILLY ON COURSE FOR GLORIOUS DOUBLE

Sierra Vista, a five-year-old mare who cost a mere 500gns as a yearling, teed up a Glorious Goodwood double when landing the closing sprint handicap.


Trainer David Barker, who is based near Richmond in Yorkshire, now hopes to run Sierra Vista in Saturday’s Vodafone Stewards’ Cup, a race in which she could be joined by Mecca’s Mate, who runs in tomorrow’s Audi Stakes.


Barker said: “If they both eat up and come out of their races okay they’ll run on Saturday. It’s a long way from here to Yorkshire, so we might as well get some money while we can. If the horses are fine we’re here until Saturday night.”

Barker is enjoying a remarkable season - Sierra Vista was his 23rd winner from a stable containing just 20 horses - and he quipped: “It’s just tremendous. I just had to ring my mother up to check she’s still breathing.


”Sierra Vista likes any ground that is out of the ordinary, and this ground is definitely out of the ordinary. She’s won here and at Newmarket this year and at Newcastle on Plate Day, so it’s unbelievable.”

Referring to the weather and the going, he added: “If it was glorious it would be great, but if it was glorious she’d have been beaten. I told Mr Metcalfe [owner David Metcalfe] that it would be firm ground here this week and she wouldn’t run, so he cancelled his hotel. Then I rang him on Monday and said we’ve got a change of plan.”



GOING NOW SOFT

Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s clerk of the course, this morning reported that the going had changed to

SOFT

from good to soft after 15 millimetres of rain.


He said: “The course has taken the rain, which measured 15 millimetres between 4pm yesterday and 4am this morning, remarkably well.


“The forecast is for better weather later today, though there may be the odd shower, with the improvement continuing tomorrow.”


BETTING NEWS

VC Bet reports support for some of the ‘rags’ in this afternoon’s feature, the £300,000 Group 1 Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes (3.25pm). Le Vie Dei Colori has been cut from 40/1 to 20/1, while Kandidate is 66/1 (from 100/1) and Tucker is 66/1 (from 150/1). Sleeping Indian has also been trimmed into 11/2 (from 6/1).


The same firm has seen money for Johnathan Geake’s Historic Place in the opening Goodwood Handicap (2.15pm) - he is 6/1 (from 13/2).


One To Win and Art Eyes are the ones for money in the cantorspreadfair.com Heritage Handicap (4.00pm) with VC Bet. The former is now 6/1 (from 7/1), while Art Eyes has shortened to 12/1 (from 16/1).


The same bookmaker has seen cash for Simpsons Mount in the concluding Zuhair Handicap (5.45pm). The four-year-old is 14/1 (from 20/1).


totesport’s biggest mover is Kandidate, who is 66/1 (from 100/1) as a result of being tipped up in The Sun newspaper.


Sleeping Indian has attracted money with Coral, who go 11/2 (from 13/2) about John Gosden’s charge, who was Pricewise’s selection in the Racing Post.


The Barking-based firm also reports support for top-weight Bay Story in the the cantorspreadfair.com Heritage Handicap. The Kris S colt is 8/1 (from 10/1).


Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is another company which has received money for both Sleeping Indian and Kandidate in today’s feature. Sleeping Indian is currently trading at 11/2 (from 7/1), while the latter is 40/1 (from 100/1).


Tony Coleman, Paddy Power’s Racecourse Public Relations Officer, who explained that the company is tremendously busy with the Galway Festival, said that his company had also received support for Simpsons Mount in the last and Afrad in the Goodwood Handicap.


Simpsons Mount is 16/1 (from 20/1), while Afrad, an intriguing Nicky Henderson runner who will have the assistance of champion jockey Kieren Fallon, has been trimmed from 9/2 into 4/1.



LEADERS FOR 2005 LEADING JOCKEY AWARD AFTER DAY TWO
1st 2nd 3rd
Kieren Fallon 2 2 1
Joe Fanning 2 - 2
John Egan 1 1 1
Johnny Murtagh 1 1 -
Alan Munro 1 - 1
Steve Drowne 1 - -
Martin Dwyer 1 - -
Mick Kinane 1 - -
Adrian Nicholls 1 - -
Richard Quinn 1 - -
Philip Robinson 1 - -
Seb Sanders 1 - -
Eddie Ahern - 3 -
Richard Hills - 2 1
Richard Hughes - 2 -
Jimmy Fortune - 1 1
Travis Block - 1 -
Graham Gibbons - 1 -
Michael Hills - - 1
Darryll Holland - - 1
Niall McCullagh - - 1
Frankie McDonald - - 1
Kerrin McEvoy - - 1
Ryan Moore - - 1
Jamie Spencer - - 1


LEADING TRAINERS AFTER DAY TWO

1st 2nd 3rd
Mark Johnston 2 - 3
David Elsworth 1 2 -
John Dunlop 1 1 1
Ed Dunlop 1 1 -
Jeremy Noseda 1 - 1
David Barker 1 - -
Patrick Chamings 1 - -
Peter Chapple-Hyam 1 - -
Roger Charlton 1 - -
Nicky Henderson 1 - -
Terry Mills 1 - -
David Nicholls 1 - -
Marcus Tregoning 1 - -
Gerard Butler - 2 -
James Fanshawe - 1 -
John Gosden - 1 -
Richard Hannon - 1 -
Michael Jarvis - 1 -
Hughie Morrison - 1 -
Eoghan O’Neill - 1 -
Amanda Perrett - 1 -
John Quinn - 1 -
Gary Moore - - 2
Clive Brittain - - 1
Barry Hills - - 1
Rod Millman - - 1
Aidan O’Brien IRE - - 1
Jamie Poulton - - 1
Patrick Prendergast IRE - - 1
Brooke Sanders - - 1

VODAFONE STABLE STAFF CHALLENGE LEADERS AFTER DAY TWO
1 Mark Johnston 175 points

2= David Elsworth 120 points

John Dunlop 120 points

3 Ed Dunlop 85 points

4 Gerard Butler 80 points


FIRST RACE RESULT
2.15pm GOODWOOD STAKES (HANDICAP)
Class C, for three-year-olds and upwards rated 0-95, 2 miles 5 furlongs, £40,000 guaranteed. Penalties, after July 16th, a winner 3lb. Penalty Values: 1st: £23,200; 2nd: £8,800; 3rd: £4,400; 4th: £2,000; 5th: £1,000; 6th: £600

1 AFRAD (The Not Afraid Partnership) Nicky Henderson 4-9-07 Kieren Fallon [13] 5/1 Fav
2 TEN CARAT (Khalid Abdulla) Amanda Perrett 5-9-09 Richard Hughes [8] 14/1
3 THEATRE (Chris Steward) Jamie Poulton 6-8-04 John Egan [10] 14/1
4 FORTUNE ISLAND (John Brown and Michael Blackburn) Martin Pipe 6-9-10 Jimmy Fortune [2]
5 CIRCASSIAN (Lady Katharine Watts) Sir Mark Prescot 4-9-00 Seb Sanders [4]
6 HISTORIC PLACE (Keay, Geake & Balding) Jonathan Geake 5-8-08 Steve Drowne [3]
7 BOBSLEIGH (Mrs V W & B P Jones) Stuart Howe 6-7-12 David Kinsella [15]
8 MOONSHINE BEACH (Kerry Patching) Peter Hiatt 7-8-13 Darren Williams [7]
9 RANDOM QUEST (Terry Warner) Bernard Llewellyn 7-8-08 Ryan Moore [9]
10 JAYER GILLES (Mrs Susan Bramble) Dr Jeremy Naylor 5-7-13 Richard Thomas [14]
11 ESTABLISHMENT (Annie Cyzer) Charles Cyzer 8-8-01 Chris Catlin [1]
12 KALUANA COURT (Derek & Cheryl Holder) Richard Price 9-7-08 (3lb ow) Jack Doyle (7) [5]
13 FOURTH DIMENSION (The McCauley Boys) David Nicholls 6-8-05 Adrian Nicholls [6]
14 FRONTLINEFINANCIER (Mrs E Rossiter) Nathan Rossiter 5-7-12 Fran Ferris [12]

14 ran, Non Runner 3-RACE THE ACE (Vet’s Certificate)
Distances: 1 1/4, 1 1/2, 3/4, 1 1/2, 2 1/2, 3/4, sh, 3, hd, 4, 1 3/4, dist, 2 1/2 Time: 4m 44.64s
Breeder: S A Aga Khan Breeding: gr g Linamix (FR) - Afragha (IRE) (Darshaan)
Totes: Win: £4.50; Places: £2.10; £4.20; £4.70 Exacta: £51.20

Winning trainer: NICHOLAS JOHN HENDERSON Based: Seven Barrows, Lambourn, Hungerford, Berkshire Date of birth:10/12/50 Date of first licence: July (1978) Previous occupation/ apprenticeship: Amateur jockey, assistant to Fred Winter 1975-78 Wins (1982/3--2002/03):40, 43, 40, 46, 67, 40, 43, 41, 49, 52, 53, 48, 45, 47, 58, 54, 73, 67, 81, 93, 69 Number of horses in training (1984-2005): 56, 45, 56, 66, 76, 67, 66, 72, 71, 71, 65, 64, 69, 80, 83, 84, 91, 115, 114, 116, 113, 105 Aintree Festival wins: Mumm Melling Chase (1992 Remittance Man), Mumm Mildmay Novices’ Chase (1991 Sparkling Flame), John Hughes Memorial Chase (1990 Wont Be Gone Long) Cheltenham Festival wins: (25) County (1997 Barna Boy, 1993 Thumbs Up), Kim Muir (1990 Master Bob, 2002 The Bushkeeper), Mildmay (1985,1986 The Tsarevich), Stayers (1989 Rustle, 2000 Bacchanal), Cathcart (1994 Raymylette, 1990 Brown Windsor, 1999 and 2000 Stormyfairweather), Supreme H (1986 River Ceiriog, 1992 Flown), Queen Mother (1992 Remittance Man), Arkle (1991 Remittance Man, 1993 Travado, 2000 Tiutchev), Smurfit Champion Hurdle (1985, 1986, 1987 See You Then),Triumph (1985 First Bout, 1987 Alone Success, 1999 Katarino), William Hill National Hunt H’cap Chase (2000 Marlborough) Other major wins include: Desert Orchid South Western Pattern Chase (1992 Remittance Man), Plymouth Gin Haldon Gold Cup Chase (1993/94/95 Travado), First National Bank Gold Cup (1994 Raymylette), Peterborough Chase (1992 Remittance Man, 1993 & 1995 Travado), Long Distance Hurdle (1995 Conquering Leader, 2002 Bachannal), Feltham Novices’ Chase (1991 Mutare, 1997 Fiddling The Facts), Victor Chandler Chase (1996 Big Matt), Agfa Diamond Chase (1996 Amtrak Express), Scottish Champion Hurdle (1986 River Ceiriog), BMW Handicap Chase (1998 Big Matt), Kennel Gate Hurdle (1998 Hidebound), West Yorkshire Hurdle (1999 Silver Wedge), Gerry Feilden Hurdle (1999 Bacchanal), luvbet.com Pendil Novices’ Chase (1999 Makounji, 2000 Serenus), Weekender Dovecote Novices’ Hurdle (1999 Premier Generation), Voice Newspaper Adonis Juvenile Novices’ Hurdle (1999 Katarino), Rossington Main Novice’s Hurdle (2000 Dusk Duel), Tote Gold Trophy Hcap Hurdle (1998 Sharpical, 2000 Geos, 2001 Landing Light), AON Chase (2002 Bacchanal), Tripleprint Gold Cup (2002 Fondmort), Ladbroke Hurdle (2002 Chauvinist), Tote Cesarewitch (2003 Landing Light). First Goodwood Winner

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 (1988-2004): 31,28,39,29,45,60,47,91,136,202*,204*,202*,149, 166*, 149*, 221*, 200* *Champion jockey British Classic wins: (13) 2000 Guineas (2000 King’s Best, 2001 Golan, 2005 Footstepsinthesand), 1000 Guineas (1997 Sleepytime, 1999 Wince, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2005 Virginia Waters), Vodafone Oaks (1997 Reams Of Verse, 1999 Ramruma, 2004 Ouija Board), Vodafone Derby (1999 Oath, 2003 Kris Kin, 2004 North Light) Other major wins include: Cheveley Park Stakes (1997 Embassy), Coronation Stakes (2003 Russian Rhythm), Dee Stakes (1999 Oath, 2005 Gypsy King), Dubai Sheema Classic (2000 Fantastic Light), Fillies’ Mile (2003 Red Bloom); Gold Cup (2003 Mr Dinos), Irish Derby (2005 Hurricane Run); Irish Oaks (1999 Ramruma, 2004 Ouija Board); July Stakes (2003Nevisian Lad), King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2002 Golan), Masai Mile (2001 Nicobar), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (1997 Bosra Sham), Prix d’Ispahan (2003 Falbrav), Prix Morny (2002 Elusive City), Queen Anne Stakes (2000 Kalanisi, 2001 Medicean), St James’s Palace Stakes (1998 Dr Fong), Sussex Stakes (1997 Ali-Royal);Tattersalls Gold Cup (1999 Shiva); Vodafone Coronation Cup (2000 Daliapour, 2002 Boreal, 2005 Yeats), Vodafone Nassau Stakes (2002 Islington, 2003 Russian Rhythm, 2004 Favourable Terms), Yorkshire Oaks (1998 Catchascatchcan, 1999 Ramruma, 2002 and 2003 Islington) First Goodwood winner: Aughfad (Grant Thornton Handicap, October 5, 1990) Goodwood wins: 75 (31 at July Meeting)


SECOND RACE RESULT
2.50pm VEUVE CLICQUOT VINTAGE STAKES
Group Two, £70,000 total prize fund, 7f, for 2yo. Weights: colts and geldings 8st 11lb; fillies 8st 8lb. Penalties: a winner of a Group 3 race 3lb; of a Group 1 or Group 2 race 5lb. Penalty value: 1st: £40,600; 2nd: £15,400; 3rd: £7,700; 4th: £3,500; 5th: £1,750; 6th: £1,050

1 SIR PERCY (Anthony Pakenham) Marcus Tregoning 2-8-11 Martin Dwyer [2] 4/1
2 COOL CREEK (Michael Pescod and Justin Dowley) Richard Hannon 2-8-11 Richard Hughes [5] 14/1
3 BLACK CHARMER (Alan Spence) Mark Johnston 2-8-11 Joe Fanning [9] 4/1
4 AUSSIE RULES (Sue Magnier, Michael Tabor, Faisal Salman) Aidan O'Brien IRE 2-8-11 Kieren Fallon [1] 15/8 Fav
5 LEAGUE CHAMPION (H E Sheikh Rashid Bin Mohammed) Gerard Butler 2-8-11 Jamie Spencer [8]
6 YASOODD (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum) Mick Channon 2-8-11 Ted Durcan [6]
7 RIGHT AGAIN (Christopher Shankland & Eurostrait Ltd) Alan Jarvis 2-8-11 Darryll Holland [4]

7 ran, Non Runners 1 ASSET (Ground), 9 ZATO (Ground)
Distances: nk, sh, 1 1/2, sh, 2, 3 Time: 1m 28.66s
Breeder: The Old Suffolk Stud Breeding: b c Mark Of Esteem (IRE) - Percy’s Lass (Blakeney)
Totes: Win: £4.10; Places: £2.20; £5.90; Exacta: £60.10

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:Bunbury Cup (2004 Material Witness), Canadian International (2003 Phoenix Reach), Cheshire Oaks (2002 Shadow Dancing), Diomed Stakes (2004 Passing Glance); Dubai Sheema Classic (2005 Phoenix Reach), Goodwood Cup (2003 Persian Punch), Hong Kong Vase (2004 Phoenix Reach), Jockey Club Cup (2002 and 2003 Persian Punch), Newmarket Stakes (2002 Highdown), Predominate Stakes (2003 High Accolade, 2004 Manyana), Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Prix Guillaume d’Ornano (2002 Highdown), Royal Lodge Stakes (2003 Snow Ridge), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (2005 Sir Percy) Wins 1993-2004: 1; 6; 6; 36; 57; 46; 36; 61; 65; 104; 90; 82 Other Details: Married to daughter of trainer William Muir First Goodwood winner: Ivory’s Dawn (Ambrose Harcourt’s Heart and Soul Handicap, June 13, 1997) Goodwood wins: 32 winners (5 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot Wins: (3) King’s Stand Stakes (June 18, 2002, Dominica), Ascot Stakes (June 18, 2003, Sindapour), King Edward VII Stakes (June 20, 2003, High Accolade)

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 1997-2004: 0; 13; 26; 21; 53; 32; 56; 26 Big Race Wins: Princess Elizabeth Stakes (2001 Sheppard’s Watch), Select Stakes (2000 Ekraar, 2001 Nayef), Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (1999 Ekraar, 2005 Sir Percy), 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), Royal Lodge Stakes (2003 Snow Ridge), Letheby & Christopher Predominate Stakes (2003 High Accolade, 2004 Manyana) Horses in Training 2001-05: 88; 113; 122; 133; 139 Wins This Season: 21 First Goodwood Winner: Maghaarb (Frizell Insurance Maiden Stakes, June 28, 1998) Goodwood wins: 31 (5 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot Wins: (3) King’s Stand Stakes (2002 Dominica), Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (2003 Nayef), King Edward VII Stakes (2003 High Accolade)

THIRD RACE RESULT
3.25pm CANTOR SPREADFAIR SUSSEX STAKES
Group One, Class A, one mile, £300,000 total prize fund, for 3yo and upwards. Weights: 3yo colts and geldings 8st 13lb; fillies 8st 10lb; 4yo and upwards colts and geldings 9st 7lb; fillies 9st 4lb. Penalty value: 1st: £174,000; 2nd: £66,000; 3rd: £33,000; 4th: £15,000; 5th: £7,500; 6th: £4,500

1 PROCLAMATION (HRH Princess Haya of Jordan) Jeremy Noseda 3-8-13 Michael Kinane [7] 3/1
2 SOVIET SONG (Elite Racing Club) James Fanshawe 5-9-04 Johnny Murtagh [3] 2/1 Fav
3 AD VALOREM (Sue Magnier) Aidan O'Brien IRE 3-8-13 Kieren Fallon [9] 12/1
4 NAYYIR (Abdulla Al Khalifa) Gerard Butler 7-9-07 Eddie Ahern [1]
5 SLEEPING INDIAN (George Strawbridge) John Gosden 4-9-07 Jimmy Fortune [11]
6 LE VIE DEI COLORI (Scuderia Archi Romani) Luca Cumani 5-9-07 Nicky Mackay [2]
7 DAVID JUNIOR (Roldvale Ltd & Gold Group International Ltd) Brian Meehan 3-8-13 Richard Hills [5]
8 QUITO (Michael Hill and David Chapman) David Chapman 8-9-07 Tony Culhane [10]
9 KANDIDATE (Tony Richards) Clive Brittain 3-8-13 Seb Sanders [12]
10 TUCKER (Ray Richards) David Elsworth 3-8-13 Richard Quinn [4]
11 MAC LOVE (Vimal Khosla) John Akehurst 4-9-07 Gary Carter [8]
12 CHIC (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 5-9-04 Ryan Moore [6]

Distances: 1/2, 2 1/2, hd, 2, sh, nk, 1/2, 1 1/4, 1, 1 1/4, 5 Time: 1m 40.16s
Breeder: Cathal M Ryan Breeding: gr c King’s Best (USA) - Shamarra (FR) (Zayyani)
Totes: Win: £4.30; Places: £1.30; £1.40; £2.80; Exacta: £11.60

Winning trainer:- Name: Noseda, Jeremy James Date of birth: 17/9/63 Trains at Shalfleet, Bury Road, Newmarket Other details: Served as assistant trainer with John Dunlop (6 years), John Gosden (5 years) and Godolphin (2 years). Trained for a while in America before returning to Britain. Horses in training (1998-2005): 48: 78:66:70:71:67: 81:91 Wins in a season (1997-2004): 0,18,39,40,37,43,37,34 Wins this season: 39 Major wins: Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes (2005 Proclamation), Cherry Hinton Stakes (1998 Wannabe Grand) - Noseda’s first Group race win in Britain; Cheveley Park Stakes (1998 Wannabe Grand, 2003 Carry On Katie), Nell Gwyn (2001 Lil’s Jessy), Princess Margaret Stakes (2001 Leggy Lou), Lupe Stakes (2002 Mellow Park), Lancashire Oaks (2002 Mellow Park), Musidora Stakes (2003 Cassis), Challenge Stakes (2003 Just James), Gimcrack Stakes (2003 Balmont), Middle Park Stakes (2003 Balmont), Musidora Stakes (2000 Kalypso Katie) Royal Ascot Wins (4) Jersey Stakes (2002 Just James, 2005 Proclamation), Norfolk Stakes (2004 Blue Dakota), Albany Stakes (2005 La Chunga) First Goodwood winner: Blushing Bride (ROA Auction Stakes, September 20, 2000)Total Goodwood wins: 7 (2 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Kinane, Michael Joseph Born: County Tipperary, Ireland, 22/6/59.Apprenticeship: With Liam Browne. First winner: Muscari (Leopardstown 19/3/75) Classic wins: (8) Vodafone Derby (1993 Commander In Chief, 2001 Galileo); Vodafone Oaks (1998 Shahtoush, 2001 Imagine), 2000 Guineas (1990 Tirol, 1997 Entrepreneur, 1998 King Of Kings), St Leger (2001 Milan) Other major wins include:Champion Stakes (1997 Pilsudski), Cherry Hinton Stakes (2005 Donna Blini) Cheveley Park Stakes (1995 Blue Duster); Coral Eclipse (1993 Opera House, 1997 Pilsudski, 2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Hawk Wing), Derby Italiano (1992 In A Tiff, 1995 Luso); Dewhurst Stakes (2001 Rock Of Gibralter); Falmouth Stakes (1996 Sensation), Fillies’ Mile (1996 Reams Of Verse); French 1,000 Guineas (2001 Rose Gypsy), French 2,000 Guineas (2002 Landseer), Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche, 2000 Kayf Tara), Grand Criterium (1997 Second Empire, 1999 Ciro, 2001 Rock Of Gibralter), Heinz 57 Phoenix Stakes (2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg, 2003 One Cool Cat), Hong Kong Invitational Bowl (1991 Additional Risk), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1988 Trusted Partner, 2003 Yesterday), Irish St Leger (1993, 1994 Vintage Crop), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Irish Oaks (1989 Alydaress, 1996 Dance Design), Irish Derby (2001 Galileo, 2002 High Chaparral); Irish Champion Stakes (1989 Carroll House,1994 Cezanne, 1997 Pilsudski, 2000 Giant’s Causeway,2003 High Chaparral), Japan Cup (1997 Pilsudski), Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes (2003 Hawk Wing), Juddmonte International (2000 Giant’s Causeway), July Cup (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart); King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (1990 Belmez, 1994 King's Theatre, 2000 Montjeu, 2001 Galileo), Melbourne Cup (1993 Vintage Crop), Middle Park Stakes (2000 Minardi, 2001 Johannesburg), Moyglare Stud Stakes (2001 Quarter Moon, 2003 Necklace), National Stakes (1994 Definite Article; 1998 Mus-If; 2001 Hawk Wing; 2003 One Cool Cat), Nunthorpe (1999 Stravinsky, 2001 Mozart); Phoenix Stakes (1999 Fasliyev; 2000 Minardi; 2001 Johannesburg), Prix du Moulin (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar), Prix de l'Abbaye (1985 Committed), Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1989 Carroll House, 1999 Montjeu), Prix de la Salamandre (1999 Giant’s Causeway), Prix Vermeille (2000 Volvoreta), Prix Morny (1998 Orpen, 1999 Fasliyev); Racing Post Trophy (1997 Saratoga Springs), St James's Palace (1992 Brief Truce, 1994 Grand Lodge, 2000 Giant’s Causeway),Cantor Spreadfair Sussex Stakes (1998 Among Men, 2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2005 Proclamation), Tattersalls Gold Cup (2000 Montjeu, 2003 Black Sam Bellamy) Wins in Britain 1992-2004: 4; 4; 23; 28; 29; 23; 24; 22; 26; 26; 15; 3; 9 First Goodwood win: Allez Cyrano (Kinrara H’cap, July 28, 1994) Goodwood winners: 18 (14 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot wins: (37) First Royal Ascot win: St James’s Palace Stakes (June 15, 1982 Dara Monarch) Major Royal Ascot wins: St James’s Palace Stakes (1982 Dara Monarch, 1992 Brief Truce, 1994 Grand Lodge, 2000 Giant’s Causeway, 2002 Rock Of Gibraltar, 2004 Azamour), Gold Cup (1996 Classic Cliche, 2000 Kayf Tara), Coronation Stakes (1994 Kissing Cousin, 2002 Sophisticat), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1999 Lear Spear, 2005 Azamour), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2005 Cape Of Good Hope)

FOURTH RACE RESULT
4pm CANTORSPREADFAIR.COM STAKES (HERITAGE HANDICAP)
Class B, for three-year-olds rated 0-105, 1 mile 4 furlongs, £85,000 total prize fund. Penalties, after July 16th, a winner 4lb, of a Class 1 to 3 race 7lb. Penalty value 1st: £49,300; 2nd: £18,700; 3rd: £9,350; 4th: £4,250; 5th: £2,125; 6th: £1,275

1 FOXHAVEN (Ann Jenkins) Patrick Chamings 3-9-03 Seb Sanders [13] 20/1
2 ART EYES (Matthew Green and David Elsworth) David Elsworth 3-8-10 John Egan [12] 12/1
3 TAWQEET (Hamdan Al Maktoum) John Dunlop 3-8-13 Richard Hills [7] 5/1 Jt Fav
4 BAYEUX DE MOI (Lady Clague) Amanda Perrett 3-9-00 Johnny Murtagh [15]
5 BAY STORY (Gainsborough Stud) Mark Johnston 3-9-10 Joe Fanning [14]
6 SOLENT (Mrs J Wood) Richard Hannon 3-9-02 Dane O'Neill [16]
7 TORRENS (C Reynard) Richard Fahey 3-8-04 Paul Hanagan [2]
8 TOP THE CHARTS (Peter Tellwright) Richard Hannon 3-8-06 Richard Hughes [9]
9 MAGIC INSTINCT (OTI Racing) Marcus Tregoning 3-8-10 Martin Dwyer [1]
10 NUWARA ELIYA (C McFadden) Gerard Butler 3-8-11 Eddie Ahern [6]
11 NATIONAL TRUST (Cheveley Park Stud) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-03 Jamie Spencer [4]
12 ONE TO WIN (Saif Ali) Jeremy Noseda 3-9-01 Kieren Fallon [8]
13 KERASHAN (H H Aga Khan) Sir Michael Stoute 3-9-02 Michael Kinane [10] 5/1 Jt Fav
DISQ *SHANNON SPRINGS (John Grant & A L R Morton) Barry Hills 3-9-07 Michael Hills [11]

14 ran, Non Runner 3 SUNDAY SYMPHONY (Ground), 13 TARRAMAN (Withdrawn)
*Shannon Springs finished 6th but was disqualified after his jockey failed to weigh in

Distances: 2 1/2, 1, 1 1/2, 5, 3/4, 3, hd, hd, 10, 14, nk, 2 1/2, nk Time: 2m 42.53s
Breeder: Highclere Stud Ltd Breeding: ch c Unfuwain (USA) - Dancing Mirage (IRE) (Machiavellian USA))
Totes: Win: £21.30; Places: £3.60; £4.50; £2.10; Exacta: £352.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Chamings, Patrick; Trains at: Baughurst, Hampshire; Horses In Training (2005): 48; Goodwood winners: 3 (1 at July Metting); First Goodwood Win: Binanti (Sharp Commercial Microwave Oven Auction Stakes, September 25, 2002).


Winning jockey:-Name: Sanders, Sebastian Date of birth: 25/9/71 First winner: Band On The Run (Pontefract, Whitelane Apprentice Series Stakes, June 12, 1990) Major wins include: Chester Vase (2005 Hattan), Dahlia Stakes (2004 Beneventa), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2004 Bachelor Duke), July Cup (Compton Place 1997), Mill Reef Stakes (1998 Golden Silca), Oak Tree Stakes (2002 Desert Alchemy), Palace House Stakes (2003 Needwood Blade), Royal Lodge Stakes (1997 Teapot Row), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (2004 Pivotal Point) Wins (1991-2004): 2,10,7,23,61*,97,105,82,90,80,83,123,101,165 *champion apprentice First Goodwood win: Hi-Aud (Jacob’s Bakery Nursery, September 30, 1994) Goodwood winners: 35 (11 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot wins: (2) Wokingham Handicap (1995 Astrac), Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes (2004 Wunderwood) Background: appointed stable jockey to Sir Mark Prescott at beginning of 2004 campaign.



FIFTH RACE RESULT
4.35pm WEATHERBYS BANK FILLIES’ RATED STAKES (HANDICAP)
Class 3, for three-year-old and upwards, fillies and mares rated 71-90, 1 mile 1 furlong, £15,000 added. Penalties, after July 16th, a winner 3lb. Penalty value 1st: £9,181.40; 2nd: £3,482.60; 3rd: £1,741.30; 4th: £791.50; 5th: £395.75; 6th: £237.45

1 STRAWBERRY LEAF (Nicholas Jones) Roger Charlton 3-8-13 Steve Drowne [8] 3/1 Fav
2 GHURRA (Hamdan Al Maktoum) Ed Dunlop 3-9-06 Richard Hills [9] 7/1
3 KRYSSA (John Deer) Gary Moore 4-9-05 Ryan Moore [4] 9/1
4 UIG (B P Jones) Stuart Howe 4-9-02 Kieren Fallon [2]
5 DELLA SALUTE (Lord Roborough) Andrew Balding 3-8-04 Liam Keniry [5]
6 NICE TUNE (Saeed Manana) Clive Brittain 3-9-03 Kerrin McEvoy [3]
7 MYTHICAL CHARM (Tommy Ware) John Bridger 6-8-04 Frankie McDonald (3) [1]
8 WINDS OF TIME (Bob and Pauline Scott) Amanda Perrett 3-9-12 Johnny Murtagh [6]
9 LOVE AFFAIR (Speedlith Group) Richard Hannon 3-8-11 Richard Hughes [7]

Distances: 1 3/4, 3/4, 1/2, 5, 11, 5, 1 1/2, 5 Time: 1m 59.84s
Breeder: Coln Valley Stud Breeding: ch f Unfuwain (USA) - Satin Bell (Midyan (USA)
Totes: Win: £3.90; Places: £1.40; £2.60; £3.00; Exacta: £29.50

Winning trainer:-Name Charlton, Roger John Born: Connah’s Quay, Flintshire, 18/1/50First winner: Deploy (Haydock, April 14, 1990) Date of first licence:1990 Previous Occupation: Amateur rider (three wins including 1969 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase on Pride Of Kentucky), worked for Colin Davies, stockbroker, 1975-77 ran equine swimming pool in Lambourn, 1978-89 assistant to Jeremy Tree Classic win: (1) Vodafone Derby (1990 Quest For Fame) Other major wins include: Criterion Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Dante Stakes (1990 Sanglamore), French Derby (1990 Sanglamore), Greenham Stakes (1993 Inchinor), Hungerford Stakes (1993 Inchinor), John Porter Stakes (1996 Spout), Lancashire Oaks (1996 Spout), Lingfield Derby Trial (1996 Mystic Knight), Palace House Stakes (2005 Avonbridge), Prix de l’Opera (1994 Andromaque), Prix d’Ispahan (1991 Sanglamore), Prix de l’Abbaye (2003 Patavellian), Rockfel Stakes (2002 Luvah Girl), Sandown Mile (1997 Wixim), Scottish Classic (1995 Baron Ferdinand), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1998 Tamarisk), Vodafone Stewards’ Cup (1999 Harmonic Way, 2003 Patavellian) Wins in a season (1990-2004):37:26:43:47:48:42:52:40:22:30:34:33:56:57:36 Number of horses in training (1990-2005):73:73:70: 79:93:109:104:110:96:70:75:84:76:91:105:97 Royal Ascot wins: (6) King George V Handicap (1992 Source Of Light), Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap (1993 Source Of Light), Wokingham Handicap (2000 Harmonic Way), Golden Jubilee Stakes (2001 Harmonic Way), Coventry Stakes (2003 Three Valleys), Balmoral Handicap (2003 Deportivo) First Royal Ascot winner: King George V Handicap (June 18, 1992 Source Of Light) Trains at Beckhampton, Marlborough, Wiltshire First Goodwood winner: Kawtuban (Leslie & Godwin Spitfire Stakes, August 3, 1990) Total Goodwood wins: 30 (10 at July Meeting)

Winning jockey:-Name: Drowne, Steven Born: December 10, 1971 Based at Hungerford, Berkshire. Previously tutored at the British Racing School, a short period with Chuck Spares, and two years apiece with Richard Holder and Ron Hodges. Riding Weight: 8st 2lb First Winner: Sigwell’s Gold, Chepstow September 15, 1990 Winners (1995-2004): 25; 43; 57; 25; 36; 36; 80; 104; 108; 99 First Royal Ascot Win: June 17, 1997, Ascot Stakes Handicap, Sea Freedom Royal Ascot Winners: (5) Ascot Stakes (Sea Freedom 1997); Coventry Stakes (C D Europe 2000); Golden Jubilee Stakes (Harmonic Way 2001); Queen Mary Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001), Albany Stakes (2003 Silca’s Gift) Seasonal Best: 80 winners last season First Goodwood winner: Prince Rooney (Celer Et Audax Stakes, June 4, 1993) Goodwood winners: 28 (5 at July Meeting) Big Race Wins Include: Cheveley Park Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Coventry Stakes (C D Europe 2000); Dubai Duty Free Stakes (reg’d as the Fred Darling Stakes) (Queen’s Logic 2002), Golden Jubilee Stakes (Harmonic Way 2001); Lowther Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001); Maurice Lacroix-Trophy (2002 Checkit); Moyglare Stud Stakes (2002 Mail The Desert (first win in Ireland), Palace House Stakes (2005 Avonbridge), Prix de l’Abbaye (2003 Patavellian), Queen Mary Stakes (Queen’s Logic 2001)


SIXTH RACE RESULT
5.10pm FINDON MAIDEN FILLIES’ STAKES
Class D, for two-year-old fillies, 6 furlongs, £15,000 added. Penalty value 1st: £10,595; 2nd: £3,260; 3rd: £1,630; 4th: £815

1 ROSINKA (Captain J Macdonald-Buchanan) John Dunlop 2-8-11 Johnny Murtagh [1] 6/4 Fav
2 BEST DOUBLE (M Berger) Gerard Butler 2-8-11 Eddie Ahern [8] 11/2
3 MAGADAR (Saif Ali) Clive Brittain 2-8-11 Kerrin McEvoy [5] 7/1
4 FRATT'N PARK (Double-R-Racing) John Bridger 2-8-11 C Haddon [3]
5 AURORA JANE (Mrs Paul Locke) Barry Hills 2-8-11 Kieren Fallon [7]
6 CULTURE QUEEN (Willie Carson and Chris Wright) Marcus Tregoning 2-8-11 Martin Dwyer [2]
7 CALL ME WAKI (D H Caslon and Ian Balding) Andrew Balding 2-8-11 Liam Keniry [4]
8 MADAM MAC (Mackey Family Ltd) Brian Meehan 2-8-11 Michael Kinane [6]

Distances: 7, 1 3/4, 1, 3/4, 5, 2, nk Time: 1m 14.13s
Breeder: Kilfrush Stud Breeding: b f Soviet Star (USA) - Last Drama (IRE) (Last Tycoon)
Totes: Win: £2.20; Places: £1.20; £1.80; £1.80; Exacta: £12.30

Winning trainer:-Name: Dunlop, John Leeper Date of birth: 10/7/39. Date of first licence:1966 First winner: Tamino, Palace House Stakes, Newmarket, April 27, 1966 Previous Occupation: Assistant to N J Dent and Gordon Smyth. Classic wins: (10) 1000 Guineas (1980 Quick As Lightning, 1990 Salsabil, 1991 Shadayid), Vodafone Derby (1978 Shirley Heights, 1994 Erhaab), Vodafone Oaks (1984 Circus Plume, 1990 Salsabil), St Leger (1986 Moon Madness, 1997 Silver Patriarch, 2000 Millenary), Other Major wins: Coral-Eclipse Stakes (1973 Scottish Rifle), Dewhurst Stakes (1998 Mujahid), Falmouth Stakes (2002 Tashawak), Fillies’ Mile (1979 Quick As Lightning, 1994 Aqaarid), Gran Premio del Jockey Club Italiano (2000 Golden Snake), Irish St Leger (Mountain Lodge), Irish 2,000 Guineas (1970 Black Satin, 1983 Wassl), Irish 1,000 Guineas (1994 Mehtaaf), Irish Derby (1978 Shirley Heights, 1990 Salsabil), Italian Derby (1986 Tommy Way), JP Morgan Private Bank Goodwood Cup (1987 Sergeyevich, 1990 Lucky Moon) July Cup (1983 Habibti, 1998 Elnadim), Lockinge Stakes (1984 d.h Wassl), Millenary), Nunthorpe Stakes (1983 Habibti), Preis von Europa (2000 Golden Snake), Princess of Wales’s Stakes (1968 Mount Athos, 1995 Beauchamp Hero, 2002 and 2003 Prix du Cadran (2000 San Sebastian), Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (1977 Trusted, 1992 Lahib, 1995 Bahri), Racing Post Trophy (1995 Beauchamp King), Stanley Leisure Sprint Cup (1981 Runnett, 1983 Habibti, 1994 Lavinia Fontana, 2002 Invincible Spirit), Sussex Stakes (1980 Posse), Vodafone Coronation Cup (1980 Sea Chimes; 1998 Silver Patriarch), Yorkshire Oaks (1982 Awaasif, 1984 Circus Plume) Wins in a season (1984-2004):89:62:106:61 :66:66:78:58:75:93:82:126:88:96:111:122:97:107:79:86:55 Horses in training (1985-2005):177:200:192:194 :169:148 :126:131:129:131:142:157:161:153 :183:187: 172:198:178:162:155:139 Trains at Arundel, West Sussex Other details: Champion trainer 1995 Royal Ascot wins: 33 First Royal Ascot winner: Arthur (June 15, 1971 - Prince of Wales’s Stakes) Major Royal Ascot wins: Gold Cup (1974 Ragstone), St James’s Palace Stakes (1980 Posse, 1991 Marju, 1995 Bahri), Prince of Wales’s Stakes (1971 Arthur), Queen Anne Stakes (1992 Lahib) First Goodwood winner: Storm Bird (New Ham Stakes, July 25, 1967) Total Goodwood winners: 169 (41 at July Meeting)


Winning jockey:-Name: Murtagh, John Patrick Based: Moattown, Kildalkey, Co Meath and Newmarket Born: May 14, 1970 First Winner: Chicago Style, Limerick, July 6, 1987 British Classic Wins (4): Vodafone Derby (2000 Sinndar, 2002 High Chaparral, 2005 Motivator), 2000 Guineas (2002 Rock Of Gibraltar) Big Race Wins include: Ascot Gold Cup (1999 Enzeli, 2001 & 2002 Royal Rebel); Beverly D Stakes (1996 Timarida), Breeders’ Cup Mile (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Coronation Stakes (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Darley July Cup (2004 Frizzante), Dubai Champion Stakes (2000 Kalanisi), Falmouth Stakes (2004 & 2005 Soviet Song), Grosser Dallmayr-Preis (2000 Greek Dance), Irish Oaks (1997 Ebadiyla, 1998 Winona, 2000 Petrushka), Irish Champion Stakes (1996 Timarida), Irish 2,000 Guineas (2001 Black Minnaloushe), Irish Derby (2000 Sinndar, 2003 Alamshar), King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (2003 Alamshar), Moyglare Stud Stakes (1998 Edabiya), National Stakes (1993 Manntari, 1999 Sinndar), Prix de l’Abbaye (2000 Namid), Prix de l’Opera (2000 Petrushka), Prix Niel (2000 Sinndar), Prix du Moulin (1995 Ridgewood Pearl), Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (2000 Sinndar), Racing Post Trophy (2000 Dilshaan), Sussex Stakes (2004 Soviet Song), Yorkshire Oaks (1996 Key Change, 2000 Petrushka) Other details: Champion Irish apprentice in 1989, champion jockey in Ireland 1995 and 1998, has also been champion in Dubai Wins in Britain 1999-2004: 9; 17; 10; 15; 12; 77 First Goodwood Winner: No Excuse Needed (Champagne Victor Vintage Stakes, August 2, 2000) Total Goodwood Wins: 9 (5 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot wins: (19) Coronation Stakes (June 21, 1995, Ridgewood Pearl); Gold Cup (June 17, 1999, Enzeli, June 21, 2001 Royal Rebel, June 20, 2002, Royal Rebel), St James’s Palace Stakes (June 19, 2001, Black Minnaloushe), Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (June 20, 2000, Katiykha), Ascot Handicap Stakes (June 21, 2000, Barba Papa), Golden Jubilee (June 22, 2000, Superior Premium, 2003 Choisir), King George V Handicap (June 21, 2001, B eekeeper), Ribblesdale Stakes (June 21, 2001, Sahara Slew), Wokingham Handicap (June 22, 2001 Nice One Clare), Queen Anne Stakes (June 18, 2002 No Excuse Needed), King Edward VII Stakes (June 21, 2002, Balakheri), Windsor Castle Stakes (June 21, 2002, Revenue), King’s Stand Stakes (June 17, 2003, Choisir), Hampton Court Stakes (June 19, 2003, Persian Majesty), Jersey Stakes (June 15, 2005, Proclamation), Queen Alexandra Stakes (June 18, 2005, Cruzspiel)




SEVENTH RACE RESULT
5.45pm ZUHAIR HANDICAP
Class 3, £15,000 added, four-year-olds and upwards rated 71-90, 5f. Penalties: after July 16, a winner 7lb. Penalty values: 1st: £10,725; 2nd: £3,300; 3rd: £1,650; 4th: £825

1 SIERRA VISTA (David Metcalfe and David Barker) David Barker 5-9-01 John Egan [9] 11/1
2 POMFRET LAD (Maxilead Ltd) John Quinn 7-8-04 Eddie Ahern [5] 25/1
3 INTRIGUING GLIMPSE (Edward Hyde) Brooke Sanders 4-8-04 Frankie McDonald (3) [7] 16/1
4 SIMPSONS MOUNT (C Simpson, Z Mount, T J Lowe, Mark Flower) Mark Flower 4-7-11 Colin Haddon (5) [12]
5 CERULEAN ROSE (Rob Willis) Tony Carroll 6-7-08 (1lb ow) T Dean (7) [15]
6 SIR EDWIN LANDSEER (biz-ability Syndicate) Christian Wroe UAE 5-8-00 Chris Catlin [8]
7 PLATEAU (Ian Hewitson) David Nicholls 6-8-13 Frannie Norton [10]
8 CAPE ROYAL (Eddie Hayward) Milton Bradley 5-9-04 Paul Fitzsimons [4]
9 WANCHAI LAD (Ambrose Turnbull) David Nicholls 4-8-07 Michael Kinane [6] 5/2 Fav
10 HANDSOME CROSS (Cereal Partners) David Nicholls 4-9-03 Liam Keniry [1]
11 NATIVE TITLE (C McKenna) David Nicholls 7-9-03 Adrian Nicholls [2]
12 RUDI'S PET (David Nicholls/GGN Bloodstock) David Nicholls 11-8-08 Victoria Behan (7) [3]
13 WHISTLER (Raymond Tooth) Milton Bradley 8-9-05 Joe Fanning [11]
14 THE JOBBER (A R B & Mrs C J Ward) Michael Blanshard 4-8-10 Kieren Fallon [14]
15 LITTLE EDWARD (J W Mursell) Brendan Powell 7-8-08 (1lb ow) Dane O'Neill [16]

15 ran, Non Runner 13 RACCOON (Ground)
Distances: 1/2, 3/4, 3/4, nk, sh, 1 1/4, hd, 1, 2, 1/2, 1 1/2, 3/4, sh, 7 Time: 59.44s
Breeder: Mrs M Beddis Breeding: ch m Atraf - Park Vista (Taufan (USA))
Totes: Win: £14.70; Places: £3.50; £10.90; £6.40; Exacta: £719.40

Winning trainer:-Name: Barker, David Based: Richmond, North Yorks Wins in 2002-2004: 17; 10; 14 Date of First Trainer’s Licence: May 1996 Big Race Wins: Temple Stakes (2005 Celtic Mill) Number of horses in training (1997-2005): 12; 12; 22; 26; 20; na; 25; 23; 27 First Goodwood Winner

Winning jockey: John Egan Date Of birth: 24/5/68 Date & Place of first winner: Celtic Match, Mallow, August 1984 Big Race Wins Include: Ayr Gold Cup (1998 Always Alight), Irish 2000 Guineas (2003 Indian Haven), Tote International (2002 Crystal Castle), Darley July Cup (2005 Pastoral Pursuits) Wins (1995-2004): 9,36,63,46,70,43,-,31,61,63 First Goodwood Winner: Get Tough (Wiley Europe Handicap, June 7, 1996) Total Goodwood wins: 13 (5 at July Meeting) Royal Ascot Wins (2): Ascot Stakes (2004 Double Obsession), Queen Alexandra Stakes (2004 Corrib Eclipse)


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