Godolphin’s Toormore stayed on gamely to win the Qatar Lennox Stakes on the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival at the Goodwood Racecourse on Tuesday, July 28.
Al Shahania’s Inland Sea (Harry Bentley up) stamped his class with a superb victory in the Kish Armstrong Memorial EBF Stallions Maidens race, run over six furlongs.
Al Shaqab Racing’s Galileo Gold produced a fluent gallop in the final furlong and thwarted the spirited bid of Ibn Malik to annex the Qatar Vintage Stakes.
The Qatar Goodwood Festival is all set for glorious start at the Goodwood Racecourse in Hampshire, England on Tuesday, July 28. The five-day festival begins with the Qatar Lennox Stakes as the feature event of the opening day.
Newbury Racecourse hosted a Purebred Arabian day with three Gr1s on the card on Sunday, July 26th. The representatives of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani won two of the highlights of the day while competing against top class international rivals
Gutaifan won the Prix Robert Papin (Gr2) at Maisons-Laffitte on Sunday, 26 July. Al Shaqab Racing’s representative provided jockey Lanfranco Dettori with his first success in this race.
Previous winners Kingsgate Native (2009, Robert Cowell), Moviesta (2013, Eddie Lynam IRE) and Take Cover (2014, David Griffiths) feature among 19 confirmations for the £300,000 Qatar King George Stakes (3.45pm),
Trip To Paris (Ed Dunlop) heads 14 contenders going forward for the £300,000 Group Two Qatar Goodwood Cup, run over two miles and the highlight of the third day
Outstanding milers Gleneagles (Aidan O'Brien IRE) and Solow (Freddy Head FR) head 11 confirmations for the highlight of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, the £1 million Qatar Sussex Stakes (supported by Qatar Petroleum)
There is now less than a week to go until the Qatar Goodwood Festival commences and fabulous racing is in prospect with the publication of the confirmations and entries for day one of the five-day spectacular on Tuesday, July 28.