Straight Course to be watered tonight

Straight Course to be watered tonight Speaking at the conclusion of day four of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Clerk of the Course Ed Arkell said: “It’s still quick ground on the straight. I changed the going description to Good to Firm after the first race. I think there is still a bit more juice in […]

Concluding contest goes to Ventura Diamond

Concluding contest goes to Ventura Diamond Ventura Diamond (Richard Fahey/Oisin Murphy) showed a very willing attitude to land the final race on day four of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, the six-furlong British European Breeders Fund EBF Maiden Fillies’ Stakes. The two-year-old daughter of Dandy Man stayed on well to overhaul leader and 2/1 favourite Sarsaparilla […]

Zamaani defies top-weight in Unibet Instant Roulette Nursery

Zamaani defies top-weight in Unibet Instant Roulette Nursery Zamaani (Simon & Ed Crisford/William Buick, Evens Fav) had to concede 11 pounds upwards to his seven rivals in the six-furlong Unibet Instant Roulette Nursery but that was no problem for the Evens favourite. The Night Of Thunder colt travelled well and went into the lead entering […]

3/1 favourite Prompting justifies support with smooth success in Unibet Golden Mile

3/1 favourite Prompting justifies support with smooth success in Unibet Golden Mile Prompting (David O’Meara/Harry Bentley) was the well-supported 3/1 favourite for the Unibet Golden Mile Handicap and amply justified his position at the head of the market with a comfortable victory. Travelling well behind the leaders, the four-year-old Bated Breath gelding took the lead […]

Tilsit claims G3 Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes

Tilsit claims G3 Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes Tilsit (Charlie Hills/Ryan Moore, 10/1) landed the G3 Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes, run over a mile for three-year-olds. The winner, a colt by First Defence, began to make progress three furlongs from home. As he entered the final furlong, he hung significantly towards the rail, hampering My Oberon (William Haggas/Tom […]

One Master leaves it late in G3 Saint Clair Oak Tree Stakes

One Master leaves it late in G3 Saint Clair Oak Tree Stakes One Master (William Haggas/Tom Marquand) justified her position as 6/4 market leader for the G3 Saint Clair Oak Tree Stakes, getting up on the line to take the honours. Entering the final two furlongs, it was not clear if a gap would appear […]