Market Move For Rileyskeepingfaith For Stewards Cup

Rileyskeepingfaith was the main market mover with Stewards’ Cup sponsors Blue Square on Friday after being cut to 12-1 (from 16) for Saturday’s big betting race. The Stewards Cup is one of the most competitive handicaps of the flat season and this year is no exception with Blue Square offering odds of 8/1 against last winner Genki who is joint favourite in their book .

Rileyskeepingfaith, who will be ridden by jockey-of-the-moment Richard Hughes,has been drawn in gate 15, which can be seen as a positive as the last three winners of the famous race have come from middle draws “” Genki (10), Conquest (14) and Zidane (11).

The Richard Fahey trained Knot In Wood is top weight with 9st10lb in a twenty eight runner field . The race is generally won by one of the leading fancy’s and Mick Channon’s racing secretary Sue Harding confirmed the stable confidence behind Rileyskeepingfaith for tomorrow ” He’s in great form. I think the draw is okay and he has the right man on board.“

The Blue Square Stewards Cup is the feature race tomorrow at Goodwood and the race is off at 3.40pm and is covered live on Channel Four .

The main supporting race is the Blue Square Nassau Stakes , a Group 1 Race at 3.05pm which is very wide open with the French horse Stacelita possibly the value to upset the Henry Cecil trained favourite Midday.

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