Unbeaten Without Parole heads challengers for richest-ever Qatar Sussex Stakes

Ante-post favourite Without Parole heads eight declared runners for one of Europe’s premier all-aged mile races, the Group One Qatar Sussex Stakes (3.35pm) at Goodwood on day two of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Wednesday, August 1. Without Parole (John Gosden/Andrea Atzeni) is unbeaten in four career starts so far and last time out enjoyed his first G1 triumph in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot last month, when he defeated Gustav Klimt (Aidan O’Brien IRE/Ryan Moore) by a half-length. Expert Eye (Sir Michael Stoute/James Doyle), owned and bred…

Veracious steps up in trip and takes on Urban Fox in G1 Qatar Nassau Stakes, highlight of Ladies’ Day at the Qatar Goodwood Festival

The £600,000 G1 Qatar Nassau Stakes, the joint-richest race for fillies and mares staged anywhere in Europe, takes centre stage on day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Ladies’ Day, Thursday, August 2, with an excellent supporting card featuring the £300,000 G2 Qatar Lillie Langtry Stakes and £200,000 G2 Richmond Stakes. QIPCO 1000 Guineas heroine Billesdon Brook (Richard Hannon), who captured the Newmarket Classic at unprecedented odds of 66/1, is among 10 fillies and mares remaining for the G1 Qatar Nassau Stakes (3.35pm) over nearly 10 furlongs….

Expert Eye supplemented as 13 target G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood on Wednesday

Without Parole and supplementary entry Expert Eye are among 13 horses going for the £1,066,250 G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes (3.35pm) over a mile, the centrepiece of the meeting on the second day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Wednesday, August 1. Both three-year-olds were successful at Royal Ascot on their latest starts, with Without Parole (John Gosden) maintaining his unbeaten record in the mile G1 St James’s Palace Stakes, while Expert Eye (Sir Michael Stoute) returned to form with a blistering four and a half-length victory in the G3…

Botti keen on £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor for Crowned Eagle as weights are revealed for Britain’s richest handicap

The weights are unveiled today for the £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor, Britain’s richest handicap, which is staged over nearly a mile and three-quarters (1m 5f 188y) at York on Saturday, August 25. The Sky Bet Ebor, which will be worth £1 million in 2019, is the highlight of the fourth and final day of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at which Sky Bet backs another 11 races. Stratum is Sky Bet’s 6/1 favourite following his impressive three-length success in the JLT Cup at Newbury on…

Royal runner Call To Mind set to take on defending champion Stradivarius in Qatar Goodwood Cup on Tuesday’s Qatar Goodwood Festival opening day

Supplementary entry Karar aiming at Qatar Lennox Stakes Palmer considering Qatar Vintage Stakes for Blonde Warrior   There are now just six days until the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018 gets underway and the confirmations and entries for the opening day, Tuesday, July 31, are revealed today.   Defending champion Stradivarius (John Gosden) is one of 11 confirmations for the £500,000 G1 Qatar Goodwood Cup (3.35pm), staged over two miles, which is part of the QIPCO British Champions Series.   Stradivarius captured the 2017 renewal of…

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