Frankie Dettori believes probably more than half the line-up are capable of winning Saturday's William Hill St Leger but DEFOE (Doncaster, nap, 3.35) has more going for him than most of his rivals. MailOnline
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WITH a mouth-watering five Group One contests, it’s hard to ignore the feast that is Irish Champions Weekend.
Aidan O’Brien has a battalion of top-level performers and is expected to win both.. City A.M.
ARGUABLY the most intriguing race of the opening day is the fiercely competitive 17-runner two-mile handicap (4.15pm).
Plenty of old favourites feature among the final declarations headed by dual.. City A.M.
**FORECASTERS are suggesting the Armageddon-like rain that hit Goodwood yesterday will be long gone by the time racing starts this afternoon, but that isn’t going to make any difference to the.. City A.M.
Jockey Andrea Atzeni hailed a perfectly-executed strategy after riding Stradivarius to victory in the Goodwood Cup and denying Big Orange a place in flat-racing history.
Atzeni, who claimed four.. City A.M.
Three-year-old Stradivarius, trained by Frankie Dettori’s boss John Gosden, sailed past Big Orange at the furlong pole to deny the favourite a third successive win in a race which dates back to 1812. MailOnline
The youngest of Dettori’s five children has told his parent he wants to be emulate both his three-time champion jockey father and grandfather Gianfranco, the 13-time champion jockey in Italy. MailOnline
Jockey Frankie Dettori has extra motivation to ride Big Orange to a historic third consecutive Goodwood Cup victory tomorrow, says the hot favourite’s trainer Michael Bell.
An injured Dettori.. City A.M.