Limato and Alice Springs among 46 contenders for Qatar Lennox Stakes + Treble-chasing Take Cover among Qatar King George Stakes entries

Limato and Alice Springs among 46 contenders for Qatar Lennox Stakes G1 winners Limato and Alice Springs headline 46 entries for the £300,000 Group Two Qatar Lennox Stakes, run over seven furlongs on the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Tuesday, August 1. Limato stormed to victory in last season’s G1 Darley July Cup at Newmarket before going on to another impressive win for trainer Henry Candy in the G1 Qatar Prix de la Foret at Chantilly, France, in October. Alice Springs also scored at G1 level at…

Gold Cup heroes head 29 entries for Qatar Goodwood Cup

Big Orange and Order Of St George, who fought out a pulsating finish to the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last week, feature among 29 entries for the newly-promoted Group One Qatar Goodwood Cup. The two-mile contest has been upgraded to Group One status from Group Two this year and carries a record prize fund of £500,000 (up from £300,000 in 2016). The historic race, first run in 1812, is now the highlight of the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Tuesday, August 1, having been…

Qatar Goodwood Festival 2016 – all the news on fifth day

QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL 2016 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE FIFTH DAY, SATURDAY, JULY 30   GOING REMAINS GOOD TO FIRM FOR FIFTH DAY   The going for the fifth and final day of the Qatar Goodwood Cup remains:   Good to Firm   It was dry overnight and a dry day is forecast.   The ground has been watered.   There is fresh ground on the top bend for today’s racing.   Stalls: Straight Course: Stands’ side. Round Course: Inside, except 1m 4f course which is outside….

Qatar Goodwood Festival 2016 – all the news on fourth day

  QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL 2016   RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE   FOURTH DAY, FRIDAY, JULY 29       GOING REMAINS GOOD TO FIRM FOR FOURTH DAY       The going for the fourth day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Friday, July 29, remains:       Good to Firm (all over)       It was dry overnight. There was one millimetre of rain yesterday.       The outer loop was watered overnight.       There is fresh ground on the lower…

Qatar Goodwood Festival 2016 – all the news on third day

QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL 2016 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, JULY 28   GOING NOW GOOD TO FIRM ALL OVER   The going for the third day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival is now:   GOOD TO FIRM all over (Previously Good, Good to Firm in places on Straight Course and Good to Firm on Round Course)   It was dry overnight and a dry day ahead is now forecast.   The course was watered overnight.   There is fresh ground by the inside rail…

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