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2020 Glorious Goodwood Day One Tips - Through the card tips on Goodwood Cup day

  • We take a look through the card on day one of Glorious Goodwood and pick out our best bets
  • Stradivarius will be the star attraction as he goes for a Goodwood Cup
  • Space Blues heads the betting for what looks an excellent Lennox Stakes
  • Battleground is the favourite to land the Vintage Stakes
  • We have tips for every race
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Goodwood races. (Getty)

We bring you our Glorious Goodwood day one tips, covering every race on the first day of this popular meeting on Tuesday 28th July.

Tuesday marks the start of another wonderful Glorious Goodwood. No fans will be allowed to enter on day one, but that could all change on the final Saturday, with whispers of a small trial crowd being allowed through the gates of the popular Sussex venue.

We have plenty of excellent races to enjoy on day one, so let's get stuck into some Glorious Goodwood tips!

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day One Racecard


Time
Title
1:10pmBritish European Breeders Fund EBF Fillies' Handicap (Class 3) 1m
1:45pmUnibet You're On Handicap (Class 2) 1m2f (ITV)
2:15pmVeuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (Group 2) 7f (ITV)
2:45pmQatar Lennox Stakes (Group 2) 7f (ITV)
3:15pmAl Shaqab Goodwood Cup Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) 2m (ITV)
3:45pmQatar Handicap (Class 2) 5f (ITV)
4:20pmBritish Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Stakes (Plus 10 Race) (Colts & Geldings) (Class 2) 6f
4:55pmBritish European Breeders Fund EBF Fillies' Handicap (Class 3) 1m4f

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day One Tips


Race 1 - Fillies' Handicap Tips


ANGEL POWER got off the mark on the all-weather at Chelmsford on her return to action, beating future two-time winner Awards' Scheme by over two lengths. Last time out, Roger Varian's filly went down by just a neck in a Class 3 at Haydock. She's up five-pounds for that defeat, but still looks well handicapped running off 90.

Race 2 - Unibet Handicap Tips


Derevo1:45pm Unibet You're On Handicap (Class 2) 1m2fGET 6/1 HERE
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This looks a really difficult handicap to try and unravel, with many holding appeal at their current prices. One who still seems relatively unexposed is DEREVO, and you can see why Sir Michael Stoute's four-year-old is sitting so prominently in the betting.

Derevo has been beaten on his last two starts, but ran well at Doncaster on his reappearance, where he tired a little late on and was headed by Fifth Position. This son of Dansili clocked RPRs in excess of 100 in two handicaps on turning tracks last season, and Ryan Moore should be able to slot into a nice position from stall 18.

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Battleground crossed the line in the Chesham Stakes. (Getty)

Race 3 - Vintage Stakes Tips


Battleground2:15pm Goodwood Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (Group 2) 7fGET 11/8 HERE
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A always like to side with a horse on an upward trajectory in juvenile races like this. So, while Devious Company looks a hardy youngster to be feared, I'm going to place all my eggs in BATTLEGROUND'S basket.

Having been given an educational ride on debut, Aidan O'Brien's youngster improved massively to win the Chesham Stakes at Ascot. The first foal out of top-mare Found, and O'Brien won the Vintage Stakes with another War Front colt in War Decree in 2016. I'm expecting Battleground to take this step up in class in his stride, and he should be very hard to beat.

Race 4 - Lennox Stakes Tips


Sir Dancealot2:45pm Goodwood Qatar Lennox Stakes (Group 2) 7fGET 13/2 HERE
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What a cracking renewal of this Group Two we have to look forward to, where Space Blues and Safe Voyage head the betting. Duke Of Hazzard comes here instead of the Sussex Stakes, and boasts plenty of course form, having won twice in pattern races here last season.

The clear value bet in the race, however, has to be SIR DANCEALOT, who goes for a hat-trick of Lennox Stakes wins. David Elsworth's charge was my NAP of the day in this race 12 months ago, and successfully defended his crown by picking off Hey Gaman late on.

Gerald Mosse's mount has run reasonably well on both his starts this term, and returns to Goodwood a little under the radar. He should be able to grab a nice spot on the rail from stall three, and has every chance of winning this race for the third year in a row.

Race 5 - Goodwood Cup Tips


Read our full preview of the 2020 Goodwood Cup to see if we're for or against hot-favorite Stradivarius.

If you want to watch the race via your mobile or tablet, check out our Goodwood Cup Live Streaming page.

Race 6 - Qatar Handicap Tips


Celsius3:45pm Qatar Handicap (Class 2) 5fGET 4/1 HERE
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There's tons of pace on in this handicap, with most of it drawn on the stands' side of the track. One who will look to strike late from off the pace is CELSIUS, and it's Tom Clover's four-year-old who holds most appeal for me.

Celsius came from the rear to win the three-year-old Tatler Handicap at this meeting over course-and-distance last year. Andrea Atzeni's mount beat favourite Acclaim The Nation on his return to action at Haydock, and ran well on soft ground which didn't suit last time out. 

Race 7 - Maiden Stakes Tips


Sheikh Hamdan his three juveniles entered up in this maiden, and ALKUMAIT looks to be the one to side with. Marcus Tregoning's youngster made eye-catching late progress to finish fourth on debut at Newbury nine days ago, and Jim Crowley has chosen to ride him over the newcomers.

Race 8 - Fillies' Handicap Tips


TULIP FIELDS was last seen finishing third in a good Listed race up at Hamilton. Mark Johnston's filly beat a future winner here on her reappearance in June, before scoring by three lengths on her one and only start over this trip. Her weight-for-age allowance means she'll carry just 9-7 on her back, and I'm expecting Mark Johnston's filly to be very hard to beat.
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