Paddy Power and Ruby Walsh joined our Director Of Racing Paddy Desmond on a special From The Horse’s Mouth podcast to preview the bumper week of racing that we’ve enjoyed so far at Glorious Goodwood and the Summer Festival at Galway Races.
And, with Friday upon us, let’s take a look at our trio’s tempting best bets for Friday at Goodwood.
I just think One Master is solid. He’s a 7 furlong specialist and won the Prix de la Foret the last two years which is a good deal better than this type of standard. So, yeah, One Master for William Haggas again.
Valeria Messalina didn’t get the trip in the Irish 1,000 Guineas, dropped back to 7 on her last start at Cork and won.
I went for Althiqa, just think it looks like an improving one. Won at listed level in France last time and the step up in grade it might be capable at the odds.
This could cut up a bit. Obviously, we’re not sure if the 18 horses will run but I think Khaloosy is one of my strongest bets of the whole week. Just looks a Group 1 horse and at the time of recording there was 2/1 knocking about. I think it’ll be odds-on on the day.
I went for the favourite Khaloosy. Was it the Britannia where he absolutely hosed it and won by four lengths? He’s obviously well capable of the step up into Group class.
Battaash can obviously throw in the odd wobbler but rarely does it at Goodwood. His form at Goodwood, it seems to be the one place he always seems to be consistent. Battaash should win but I thought if you wanted to have an each way bet with the three places I think Liberty Beach is the most likely one to chase him home.
Battash. After ‘naying’ him all year I’m ‘yaying’ him now.
From the Horse’s Mouth’s tips for Goodwood on Friday
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