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August 2: Hayley Turner's Glorious Goodwood Picks

by Hayley Turner, GBI Racing

August 2, 2017

GBI Racing Ambassador and former leading jockey, Hayley Turner, gives her expert insight on Wednesday's racing.

1.50 (8:50AM ET) Matchbook Betting Exchange Goodwood Handicap
Only got eight stone with George Wood on board who is claiming a valuable three pound. He has been transformed since being gelded and trainer Marcus Tregoning has a good record at this meeting.

2.25 (9:25AM ET) Better Odds With Matchbook Betting Exchange Handicap
Winston C
Jockey David Egan is great value for a 5lb claim and Winston C looks a big price for a horse on the upgrade. He has been performing well over a mile and half recently and I fancy him to do well here, although he wouldn’t want too much rain.

3.00 (10:00AM ET) Bombay Sapphire Molecomb Stakes (Group 3)
Happy Like A Fool
Noises coming from the Americans suggest that this is one of their best horse. He ran really well at Ascot and has got so much speed. I think Goodwood will suit more than Ascot as it is a quicker track.

3.35 (10:35AM ET) Qatar Sussex Stakes (Group 1)
This is a fascinating race and I am hoping Churchill will redeem himself after defeat at Ascot, as he is still a four-time Group 1 winner. Ribchester is the main threat but I don’t think he will handle the speed of the track as much as Churchill will.