Today's racecards

Goodwood

  • 19:25 Bibendum Handicap1m 1f 192y

  • Winner £7,763 2nd £2,310 3rd £1,154 4th £577
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 7.54s
  • Off time: 19:25:31
19:25 Goodwood Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Goodwood Mirage (IRE) 5/1
2nd Persepolis (IRE) 6/4
3rd Rosie Rebel 16/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (2) 0163-15 Emerald Green, White chevrons, Red sleeves, White armlets, Red cap Dark Emerald (IRE) 22
Nag me
3 9-7 B G Powell G Baker 88 8/19.00
2 (1) 1161-55 White, Maroon and White quartered cap Ronaldinho (IRE) 39
Nag me
3 9-6 Richard Hannon William Twiston-Davies (5) 87 25/126.00
3 (5) 1-4 Red and Yellow (halved), Yellow sleeves, Red cap Goodwood Mirage (IRE) 27
Nag me
3 9-1 W J Knight L Dettori 82 5/16.00
4 (7) 52-25 Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap Persepolis (IRE) 27
Nag me
3 9-0 Sir Michael Stoute R L Moore 81 6/42.50
5 (3) 04941- Black, Light Blue armlets Empiricist (IRE) 243
Nag meCourse Winner
3 8-13 Mrs A J Perrett P J Dobbs 80 14/115.00
6 (8) 42-2221 Pink, grey seams and armlets Sennockian Star 42
Nag me
3 8-10 b M Johnston F Norton 77 9/25.50
7 (6) 093-193 Orange and White check, Emerald Green sleeves and cap King Muro 13
Nag me
3 8-9 h A M Balding L P Keniry 76 7/18.00
8 (4) 2-21 Mauve, Grey sleeves, White cap Rosie Rebel 31
Nag me
3 8-6 Rae Guest C Catlin 73 16/117.00

Verdict

Dark Emerald failed to convince when stepped up to 1m2f at Sandown last time and Goodwood Mirage's pedigree sends off mixed signals as he attempts today's distance for the first time. PERSEPOLIS looks a safer bet as he only weakened in the closing stages over 1m4f at Newmarket last month and can open his account back over this more suitable trip. Sennockian Star should also last home despite his recent win coming over a mile at Chepstow but there are bigger doubts about Rosie Rebel as it was soft ground when she won her maiden at the same track last time. King Muro ran well at Epsom on his latest start and is preferred to the returning Empiricist.