Glorious Goodwood 2010 Results Day 2
The Sussex Stakes is the feature race on Day 2 of the 2010 Glorious Goodwood Meeting and it did not disappoint, Canford Cliffs overcame Rip Van Winkle in a titanic tussle which set the meeting alight. That win for Canford Cliffs was one half of another double for the Richard Hughes and Hannon team, they also picked up a win with King Torus in the Vintage Stakes.
Glorious Goodwood Results 2010 - Day 2
14:10 Sportingbet.com Goodwood Stakes (handicap) (Class 2, 2m 5f)
1.Ghimaar - E Ahern - N Henderson - 6/1f
2.Junior - S Sanders - D Pipe - 13/2
3.Relative Strength - D Probert - A Balding - 20/1
4.Lady Eclair - J Fanning - M Johnston - 13/2
Ghimaar came to the fore a couple of furlongs out and he stayed on really well for Eddie Ahern and Nicky Henderson, he came in ahead of Junior who ran well for another Jumps trainer in David Pipe.
14:45 Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (group 2) (Class 1, 7f)
1.King Torus - R Hughes - R Hannon - 11/4
2.Stentorian - F Dettori - M Johnston - 8/1
Yet another won for a Richard Hannon two-year old and King Torus simply bolted up to win by some distance, Stentorian made a strong start and managed to stay on for the second place.
15:25 Sussex Stakes (group 1) (Class 1, 1m)
1.Canford Cliffs - R Hughes - R Hannon - 4/6f
2.Rip Van Winkle - R Moore - A O'Brien - 9/4
Rip Van Winkle went for home two furlongs out but he was unable to hold on as Canford Cliffs and Richard Hughes simply steamed past close to home to confirm his favouritism and his class.
16:00 Racing Uk Handicap (Class 2, 1m 4f)
1.Verdant - R Moore - Sir M Stoute - 5/1
2.Mataaleb - J Fortune - J Pearce - 40/1
3.Contract Caterer - R Hughes - P Eddery - 13/2
4.Life And Soul - L Morris - Mrs A Perrett - 20/1
Ryan Moore took the win on board Verdant in perhaps the tightest finish of the week so far, Mataaleb finished strongly but could not catch Verdant.
16:35 Markel International Maiden Fillies' Stakes (Class 2, 6f)
1.Mortitia - P Hanagan - B Meehan - 10/1
2.Qenaa - R Hills - M Johnston - 5/1
3.Sharnberry - K Fallon - E Dunlop - 9/4f
Qenaa looked to have it in the bag with a furlong to go but a late burst from Mortitia saw her snatch a victory on a photo finish at a nice price.
17:10 European Breeders' Fund Fillies' And Mares' Handicap (Class 2, 1m 1f)
1.Dance East - R Moore - J Noseda - 15/8
2.Seradim - T Queally - P Cole - 8/1
3.Kinky Afro - L Keniry - J Moore - 11/1
A thrilling finish in this fillies race saw Dance East just pip Seradim in a tight photo while Kinky Afro ran well to claim the third place.
17:45 Sportingbet.com E.b.f. Classified Stakes (7f)
1.Rulesn'regulations - G Baker - M Salaman - 9/1
2.Al Khaleej - M Lane - D Simcock - 14/1
3.Oratory - R Hughes - R Hannon - 2/1f
Rulesn'regulations swooped late with George Baker on board to claim the last race of the day at Goodwood, it was an impressive finish as Al Khaleej finished strongly to come in second.