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August 4: Hayley Turner's Glorious Goodwood Picks

by Hayley Turner, GBI Racing

August 4, 2017

GBI Racing Ambassador Hayley Turner gives her views on Friday’s racing at Goodwood.

13:50 (8:50AM ET) Betfred Glorious Stakes (Group 3)
Poet’s Word
We haven’t seen him since the Chester May Festival where he ran a good second. The patience of the trainer will pay off like it does with most of Sir Michael Stoute’s horses as his horses gradually improve.

14:25 (9:25AM ET) Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes (Group 3)
Bless Him & Ronald R
Both of these are good each-way chances despite stepping up in Grade. I know they have been going well at home and both deserve their chance here.

15:00 (11:00AM ET) Betfred Mile Handicap
One Word More
Only beaten by four lengths in this race last year and is 6lb better this time around, plus he has a good draw! Jockey David Allan and trainer Tim Easterby are also flying at the moment.

15:35 (11:35AM ET) Qatar King George Stakes (Group 2)
He won really well at Sandown last time out from a bad draw and despite pulling hard, so I am expecting more to come from him. I also like Final Venture as a good each-way chance at a big price; he has a good draw and likes the ground.