Goodwood May Festival - tips for day one

Portamento wins on the first day of the 2014 May Festival / Picture by Kate Shemilt C140555-1
Portamento wins on the first day of the 2014 May Festival / Picture by Kate Shemilt C140555-1

The Goodwood May Festival kicks off today (May 21) with the Height of Fashion Stakes –an Oaks trial – the undoubted highlight of the card.

There were 67 entries across the seven races which get three days of top-class flat racing under way on the Downs.

Here are our sports editor Steve Bone’s tips for Thursday’s racing:

2.10 War Whisper, 2.40 Fifthyshadesofgrey, 3.15 Gavlar, 3.50 Darshini, 4.25 Arethusa, 5.00 Sahara, 5.35 Shamahan

See Adam Waterworth’s preview of the May Festival here

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