Lillie Langtry Stakes tips and runner-by-runner guide to Saturday’s 2.45 at Goodwood

Your guide to Saturday's feature on the final day of the Glorious meeting.

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Sea La Rosa heads the field for the feature race, the Lillie Langtry Stakes, on the final day of Glorious Goodwood 2022.

The Sea The Stars filly attempts to score a maiden victory at Group 2 level and faces seven rivals in Saturday’s 2.45pm at Goodwood including Irish Oaks fourth Emily Dickinson and Forbearance, a Group 3 winner last year.

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Glenartney and Yesyes have Listed successes on their CVs while Typewriter, Urban Artist and Viola complete the field.

You’ll find Timeform’s runner-by-runner guide to the eight-strong field for the Lillie Langtry Stakes and betting tips from the racing boffins below.

Lillie Langtry Stakes runners

Forbearance

Trainer: Mrs J. Harrington Jockey: Hollie Doyle Age: 5 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 8

Useful mare who won 4 times last season, notably listed race at York and Group 3 at Newmarket. Yet to hit those levels so far this season, though latest fifth of 12 to Rosscarbery in Stanerra Stakes at Leopardstown was at least a step back in the right direction.

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Glenartney

Trainer: Ed Walker Jockey: Ross Coakley Age: 4 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 5

All the better for return when third in York Group 3 in May, likely to have finished in front of Urban Artist but for being hampered. Confirmed that improvement when winning listed race at Pontefract 6 weeks ago, pulling clear with the runner-up. Return to this trip will suit and worth a shot.

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Sea La Rosa

Trainer: William Haggas Jockey: Tom Marquand Age: 4 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 2

Steadily progressive last season, successful 4 times from 7 starts, and picked up where she left off when winning Group 3 at Haydock on return despite pulling hard. Smart form when second to the potentially high-class Free Wind in Lancashire Oaks there next time. Should stay and form pick.

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Urban Artist

Trainer: Hughie Morrison Jockey: Jason Hart Age: 7 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 7

Useful mare who ran very close to her best after 7 months off when 1¼ lengths second of 6 in Bronte Cup at York (13.8f, good to soft) in May. Trip too far in Queen Alexandra at Royal Ascot since and has a good record here, though fast ground wouldn’t be ideal.

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Viola

Trainer: James Fanshawe Jockey: Daniel Muscutt Age: 5 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 1

Much improved as a 4-y-o last season, showing useful form to win 3 handicaps. Excuses at Lingfield on return before good second to Sea La Rosa in Group 3 at Haydock. Not so good in listed race at Newmarket 2 weeks ago, however.

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Yesyes

Trainer: Ralph Beckett Jockey: Rob Hornby Age: 4 Weight: 9st 8lbs Draw: 3

Camelot filly who 3 of first 4 starts, notably 14.4f listed race at Chester last summer. Better form in defeat upped in class since, third in Park Hill at Doncaster before beaten over 5 lengths in Prix de Royallieu at Longchamp when last seen in October. Not taken lightly on belated return.

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Emily Dickinson

Trainer: Aidan O’Brien Jockey: Ryan Moore Age: 3 Weight: 8st 10lbs Draw: 4

Naas maiden winner on third start. Excellent short-head second in Group 3 at Leopardstown (14f, good, 13/2) earlier this month, suited by increase in trip. Shaped as if still in good form when fourth in Irish Oaks 9 days later and return to this trip will suit. Probably has more to offer still.

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Typewriter

Trainer: Andrew Balding Jockey: David Probert Age: 3 Weight: 8st 10lbs Draw: 6

Twice a winner Nottingham at 2 yrs and came on plenty for reappearance when third in Cheshire Oaks. Seemed outclassed when stepped up to this level in Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot next time.

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Lillie Langtry Stakes tips

Timeform: EMILY DICKINSON shaped as if still in good form when fourth in the Irish Oaks 2 weeks ago, the drop back in trip clearly against her, and she looks set for a big run back down in class and back up in distance. Sea La Rosa showed smart form when runner-up in the Lancashire Oaks at Haydock and is an obvious threat, while Glenartney shouldn’t be underestimated at this higher level.

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