Hollie Doyle blog: Goodwood Cup hope Trueshan 'cherry ripe' to take on Stradivarius on Glorious Tuesday

Hollie Doyle rides Trueshan in Group One Goodwood Cup on opening day of Glorious meeting; Alan King’s five-year-old finished sixth in Northumberland Plate at Newcastle last month; Doyle also rides Lord Riddiford and Sisters In The Sky

By Hollie Doyle

Monday 26 July 2021 20:41, UK

Sky Sports Racing ambassador Hollie Doyle is aboard leading Goodwood Cup contender Trueshan on the opening day of the big meeting on Tuesday.

Heavy rain’s got me dreaming of glory

The weather gods may not have answered my prayers on Gold Cup day at Royal Ascot but the heavy rain that fell upon the Downs at the weekend has got me dreaming of glory in the Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup (3.35) on the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Tuesday.

I’m re-united with my old favourite TRUESHAN, who proved what a class act he is on soft ground when carrying me to that unforgettable victory in the Long Distance Cup on Champions Day last season.

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  • Stradivarius ready to bid for history

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