Colour in the rain Goodwood Racecourse 29/08/2015
That moment, when you’re all geared up and ready. ‘Let’s do this’, you think. And it starts to drizzle, then a bit more, until finally, it absolutely pours down with rain.
Cruising around in company of a sprint star
Even the small incline coming out of country side Baydon proved too big of a challenge; vehicles were stacking up behind my little car as she casually made her way up the hill.
I dare hope it’s not just me who gets nervous when people drive close up your bum. I mean, we were doing 40 mph in a 60 mph zone, but no need to be crude about it.
Unfortunately, that was not a healthy sign, implying a possible hurdle to overcome when making my 2.5 hour journey to Newmarket later on in the morning. So, decidedly I started ringing around in search of another passionate soul making its way towards the July Festival. (more…)
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I keep bumping into the gorgeous Here Comes When (IRE)
Cooling down a winner, Adaay (IRE) getting a quick splash.
Mullionheir & Kieren Fox win from Czech It Out (IRE) & Jim Crowley in the Betfred Ladies Day Handicap
Frankie Dettori & Coulsty (IRE) (2nd place in the Gr. 2 Hungerford Stakes) on the left with Ted Durcan & Majestic Mount on the right
Agent Murphy under Jimmy Fortune for Brian Meehan cruising to victory in the Group 3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes
A focussed Martin Lane walking to the paddock for the Gr. 2 Betfred Hungerford Stakes
Adaay (IRE) & Paul Hanagan on their way to the start, to return as winners of the day’s feature race: the Gr.2 Betfred Hungerford Stakes
The ever so consistent, beloved, Red Cadeaux
Racing is for everyone
She’s got this. Wayne Lordan & Legatissimo, 2¼ length victory in the Nassau Stakes
Prix de Diane (Gr.1) winner Star Of Seville by Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) out of Stage Presence (IRE), 7th in the Qatar Nassau Stakes
Group 1 Star Legatissimo after victory in the Nassau Stakes
Qatar Stewards’ Cup 6f Magical Memory (IRE)
Strawberries & Cream, the Glorious Goodwood Tradition
Beautiful spot for a picnic and to watch the racing unfold.
Nothing like the bond between a horse and its caretaker, Magical Memory (IRE) (Zebedee ex Marasem) after taking out the Qatar Stewards’ Cup, 6f, for Charles Hills under Frankie Dettori
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