55 go forward in Betfred Mile

Stirring Ballad (9st 1lb) & Wentworth (8st 10lb) feature among 55 six-day confirmations for the £130,000 Betfred Mile (3.05pm), one of the highlights of day four at Glorious Goodwood, Friday, August 2. The pair are 7/1 joint favourites for the heritage handicap with race sponsor Betfred. Four-year-old filly Stirring Ballad, who finished down the field when badly hampered in the Royal Hunt Cup at Royal Ascot, is set to bid for a second victory at Glorious Goodwood having readily won the seven-furlong Tatler Handicap at…

All the news from Ascot on King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by Betfair) Day

KING GEORGE VI & QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES (SPONSORED BY BETFAIR) RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE BETFAIR WEEKEND, ASCOT, SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013 MICHELLE IS RIGHT ON TIME FOR HER DAD This was a first victory in Britain’s most prestigious ladies’ race for Michelle Mullineaux, daughter of the winning horse Lord Of The Dance’s trainer Michael Mullineaux.   Michelle said: “He’s a star – a lovely horse. I was second in this a few years ago and it’s great to go one better. This is my first win…

Cosmopolitan entry for Artemis Goodwood Cup

Raiders from Ireland, Germany and France look set to lay a strong challenge in the £100,000 Group Two Artemis Goodwood Cup (3.15pm), the feature race on day three of Glorious Goodwood, Thursday, August 1, which has attracted 18 entries. John Oxx, who trains at the Curragh, Ireland, enjoyed a first Goodwood winner in the two-mile staying highlight last year with Saddler’s Rock and the five-year-old is set to try and emulate recent multiple winners Yeats, Persian Punch, Double Trigger and Further Flight.   Irish champion…

Dawn Approach and Toronado are set to do battle for a third time this season with Europe’s leading three-year-old milers featuring among 13 six-day confirmations for the £300,000 Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes (3.05pm) on day two of Glorious Goodwood, Wednesday, July 31.   The score is currently two-nil to Dawn Approach, trained in Ireland by Jim Bolger for Godolphin, who had Toronado seven and a half lengths behind when decisively taking  the QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 4.   That margin of…

Bell hoping for better Wigmore run in Sky Bet York Stakes

  Mukhadram heads a field of six for the £100,000 Sky Bet York Stakes (2.55pm), highlight of a Sky Bet-sponsored card at York this Saturday, July 27.   The William Haggas-trained four-year-old aims for the biggest success of his career in the extended 10-furlong contest following a pair of excellent efforts in Group One company.   Mukhadram finished a neck second to Al Kazeem at Royal Ascot in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes on June 19 and reopposed the same horse in the Eclipse Stakes…

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