Horse Racing

VIDEO: Goodwood legend Buckley gets a super send-off

It's not every day the crowd at Goodwood give someone three cheers.
Seamus Buckley retires today / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood bids farewell to Buckley in style

Goodwood has given the legendary Seamus Buckley a wonderful send-off.
Seamus Buckley is checking the going for the final time / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Goodwood prepares to say ‘bye’ to retiring Buckley - preview and tips

The end of Goodwood’s racing year arrives on Sunday afternoon – as does the end of Seamus Buckley’s half a century working in racing.

Jamie Moore wins on Sussex Ranger at Fontwell / Picture by Nigel Bowles - Connors

Oktoberfest helps fill up Fontwell

Fontwell Park’s third Oktoberfest was a big success as 6,000 race-goers enjoyed jump racing and Bavarian-themed fun over two days.

Autumn action at Fontwell Park / Picture by Clive Bennett

Racing: Oktoberfest fun returns to Fontwell - preview and tips

Fontwell Park’s popular two-day October festival takes place today (Friday) and Saturday.


Monarchs Glen rules at Goodwood again - round-up and video

Monarchs Glen obviously likes it at Goodwood - just like his dad used to.
Workbench on the way o his latest Fontwell victory / Picture by Nigel Bowles - Connors

Skeltons’ success lights up Fontwell family day

Workbench registered a gutsy performance to land the Winnie Leadbetter Birthday Handicap Hurdle feature affair at Fontwell Park’s family race day.

Sussex Sports Awards 2016 Young Sports Personality of the Year winner Archie Davis & Oldest Living Olympian Bill Lucas

Nominations Set to Open for Annual Sports Awards

Active Sussex is set to launch nominations for the annual Sussex Sports Awards that recognise and celebrate the achievements of the county’s sports stars and athletes, coaches, teams and volunteers.
Champion jockey Jim Crowley leads on Juliet Foxtrot / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Crowley has more to crow about at Goodwood

Jim Crowley’s fine Goodwood season contined as he chalked up another winner at Tuesday’s seven-race meeting.

There is action at Goodwood this afternoon (Tuesday) / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Racecourse pays tribute to Duke of Richmond

There's racing at Goodwood this afternoon - the first event at the estate since the Duke of Richmond died.
Lightning Spear in the winner's enclosure after winning the Celebration Mile / Picture by Goodwood_Races on Twitter

Lightning strikes for a second time at Goodwood

Lightning Spear left it to late to challenge - but claimed a second successive Goodwood Celebration Mile title by the narrowest of margins.

It was a sunny start to the August bank holiday festival / Picture by Steve Bone

Goodwood August Festival - Friday round-up and Saturday tips

Goodwood's August bank holiday festival got off to a cracking start - and there's plenty more racing and family fun to come over the weekend.

Lightning Spear takes the 2016 Celebration Mile / Picture by Clive Bennett

Preview and tips: Goodwood drying out nicely - but will Lightning strike again?

Goodwood has recovered from Sussex Stakes-day drenching - and is ready to stage the biggest day’s racing it sees outside of Glorious week.

Horses and jockeys get their first competitive taste of the new all-weeather section of track / Picture by Clive Bennett

Jockeys like Fontwell’s new feel ... plus Ladies’ Day tips

Jockeys took a liking to Fontwell’s new section of all-weather track – especially Noel Fehily and Bryony Frost.

All the fun and colour of racing at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Why it’s perfect time to get kids to Goodwood and Fontwell

Great British Racing have launched their biggest-ever national under-18s campaign to encourage more families to take advantage of free entry for children and young people at racecourses across the country – including Goodwood and Fontwell Park.

The new-look section of the Fontwell track

Fontwell’s back - with a new-look track

FONTWELL Park is open for racing again this afternoon (Thurs 17) after its summer break.

Jim Crowley and Battaash won the King George Stakes, one of the big races that lit up Glorious / Picture by Malcolm Wells

If we can survive that we can survive anything!

Goodwood bosses looked back on an eventful Glorious week and declared: If we can survive that, we can survive anything.

The new Fontwell bend is puts through its paces

Jockeys can go round the bend in style at Fontwell

Fontwell Park owner Arena Racing Company has completed the installation of a new cambered all-weather bend at the popular racecourse.


VIDEO: Scenes from Goodwood ... as Buckley looks back and forward

Following 51 years in racing - he started out as a jockey but injury curtailed that career - and 23 at Goodwood Racecourse, clerk of the course Seamus Buckley has overseen his final Glorious Goodwood.

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