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Muthmir stands out in the Stewards’ Cup at Goodwood today – and don’t be put off by his draw.

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James Doyle returns in triumph aboard Kingman after the Sussex Stakes

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Es Que Love (centre), ridden by Adam Kirby, wins the Lennox Stakes at Goodwood

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Beacon will attempt to follow up his recent victory on Sandown’s uphill five furlongs over Goodwood’s downhill test

Goodwood: Beacon to light glorious trail for Richard Hannon

Leading three-year-old miler Kingman faces last season’s Sussex Stakes winner Toronado

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Queen Elizabeth II stands beside Estimate, in the winner's enclosure after it won the Gold Cup on the third day of Royal Ascot 2013, in Berkshire, west of London.

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