Stradivarius wins Goodwood Cup

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Stradivarius won the Goodwood Cup as favourite Big Orange missed out on a record third successive victory.

Jockey Andrea Atzeni rode the John Gosden trained three-year-old to victory in the two-mile race, which has been upgraded to Group One status.

Big Orange, ridden by Frankie Dettori, was looking to become the first horse in Goodwood’s 205-year history to win the £500,000 race three years in a row.

“Coming in I thought Big Orange was the one to beat,” said Atzeni.

It was a third success on Tuesday for the 26-year-old Italian jockey as Stradivarius finished ahead of Big Orange in second and Desert Skyline in third.

“It’s a great day,” Atzeni told ITV.

Trainer Gosden added: “He’s not the biggest of horses and it was a bit rough on the first bend. He didn’t panic and it opened up for us. He’s a lovely little horse.”

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