28 photos, video and report as Goodwood's superb bank holiday weekend of racing closes
The weekend of action began on Friday night, when the Chichester Observer Fillies’ Handicap was won by the 10// favourite Queen Emma, ridden by Adam Farragher for William Haggas. Callum Shepherd rode a double – winning on two 7/2 winners, Zain Nights and Liberalist, in two William Hill-sponsored contests. Other Friday winners were Alcazan, Heartfullofstars and Dream By Day.
The six-race card was followed by a wonderful fireworks display while cicrus entertainers and musicians entertained crowds between races. It was the start of a weekend festival that has become one of the highlights of the Goodwood racing calendar, and Saturday’s top-class racecard lived up to expectations.
Angel Bleu (9/2), ridden by Hector Crouch for trainer Ralph Beckett, who was top trainer at Glorious week, won the William Hill Celebration Mile with a superbly timed late run to beat Knight and thirdplaced Charyn. The William Hill Prestige Stakes went to the 5/2 favourite Darnation under Sam James for trainer Karl Burke.
Saturday’s racing opened with the British EBF 40th Anniversary Fillies' Restricted Novice Stakes being won by Adaay In Devon (9/2). Other Saturday winners were Rhoscolyn, Sweet Reward, Lihou and Zealandia.
Sunday’s racing included the William Hill Selling Stakes. which went to Tom Marquand and trainer Haggas with Ramensky (11/2), who was put up for sale at an auction in the winners’ enclosure afterwards.
Other Sunday winners were Remaadd, Many A Star, Sea King, Cherry and The Gatekeeper.
See Clive Bennett’s pictures from the three days on this page and the ones linked – and see coverage in the Chichester Observer, out on Thursday (Aug 31).
Eddie Jones’ future as Australia head coach is in serious doubt with his side on the brink of a first-ever exit from the pool stages of the Rugby World Cup after a record defeat to Wales and explosive revelations linking Jones with becoming Japan’s next coach.
Erik ten Hag will make the decision in the next day over whether to recall Jadon Sancho for the EFL Cup on Tuesday, in a significant indicator on where he stands in the Manchester United manager’s thoughts.
Harry Kane on Saturday bettered a record first set by legendary German striker Gerd Mueller when he hit a hat-trick in Bayern Munich's 7-0 rout of Bochum which took the champions back to the top of the Bundesliga.Bayern have now beaten Bochum 7-0 in three of their past five fixtures.
Winger Henry Arundell scored five tries as England tore up the safety-first playbook from their first two matches at the Rugby World Cup in a crushing 71-0 defeat of Chile on Saturday to hand coach Steve Borthwick a selection quandary.