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2:40 Goodwood 2 Aug 2008

Blue Square Premier Stakes (Registered As The Thoroughbred Stakes) (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (3yo) 1m Good To Firm
1st £28,385 2nd £10,760 3rd £5,385 4th £2,685 5th £1,345 6th £675
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (5)  
3 90 112 115 115
b c Proud Citizen (USA) - Da River Hoss (USA) (River Special)
Took keen hold early, made all, set steady pace to halfway, drew clear from 2f out, readily (op 11-4 tchd 10-3)
2 (1)
3 90 109 109 109
ch c Kingmambo (USA) - Arlette (IRE) (King Of Kings)
Took keen hold early, held up in 3rd, not quicken 2f out, stayed on to take 2nd last 150yds, no impression winner (op 8-1)
3 (7) nk [2¾]
3 90 105 109 108
b c Machiavellian (USA) - Shy Lady (FR) (Kaldoun)
Took keen hold early, held up in last pair, progress under pressure over 2f out, disputed 2nd 1f out, kept on one pace (op 9-1)
4 (9) ¾ [3½]
3 90 105 107 107
ch g Selkirk (USA) - Miss Corniche (Hernando)
Sweating, tracked winner, outpaced from 2f out, not quicken and lost 2 places final furlong (tchd 22-1)
5 (2) [5]
3 90 100 103 103
b c Sakhee (USA) - Not Before Time (IRE) (Polish Precedent)
Held up in rear, ridden and struggling when not clear run 2f out, switched and one pace after (op 7-1)
6 (4) shd [5¼]
3 90 89 103 103
b c Oasis Dream - First (Highest Honor)
Held up in last, effort on outer over 2f out, limited progress over 1f out, no headway and just pushed along final furlong (jockey said, regarding failing to ride out for 5th place, that the colt was unsuited by the good (good to firm in places) ground and became unbalanced in closing stages.) (op 7-4 tchd 13-8)
7 (6) [8¾]
3 90 96 95 95
b g Dubai Destination (USA) - Bless The Bride (IRE) (Darshaan)
Took keen hold early, tracked leaders, weakened on inner over 1f out (op 50-1)
8 (8) 3 [11¾]
3 90 105 88 88
b c Nayef (USA) - Arctic Char (Polar Falcon)
Took keen hold early, tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out (tchd 12-1)
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