Hugo Palmer’s three-year-old Lovely Breeze, who shed her maiden status at Kempton Park, contends in the finale of the opening day at Glorious Goodwood tomorrow afternoon.
The daughter of Sepoy landed the odds in Surrey in September 2020 to win at the second attempt and was last seen finishing runner-up at Newmarket earlier this month under James Doyle.
She remains off an unchanged mark of 82 ahead of the World Pool EBF Fillies’ Handicap but is now partnered by recent King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes-winning pilot, William Buick.
Previous Queen Mary Stakes bronze medalist Caroline Dale is a fellow prominent figure in the betting, with Gellhorn the market favourite.
All eyes will be on Stradivarius’s return to Chichester as John & Thady Gosden’s charge bids for a fifth taste of glory in the Group 1 Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup Stakes.
The seven-year-old couldn’t retain his Royal Ascot crown last month but is a dour stayer at this track and looks to take the beating under Frankie Dettori, chasing a remarkable 18th career victory.
Eight contests are on the card to kickstart the five-day meeting, with three Group races headlining the first round of contests, starting at 1:50pm