Talking Horses: all systems go for Glorious Goodwood despite setbacks

By: Greg Wood Tuesday 26 July 2022

Sight of another jockey on Stradivarius will be a tough one for Frankie Dettori to stomach on opening day of the meeting

There was very disappointing news on Monday when Coroebus, the 2,000 Guineas and St James’s Palace Stakes winner, was ruled out of his much-anticipated clash with Baaeed, the best miler since Frankel, in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood on Wednesday.

Godolphin, Coroebus’s owner, said on Twitter that the three-year-old had been “lame in his box this morning and after examination, was found to have an abscess in his left hind pastern. This is being treated and he will now target the Group One Prix Jacques le Marois [at Deauville in August].”

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