Horse Racing

Royal Ascot helps shape Glorious Goodwood line-up

Plans for the Qatar Goodwood Festival are falling into place nicely at Royal Ascot.

Hollie Doyle and Royal Household won the first

Goodwood's Friday-night series comes to sun-drenched end

Goodwood again basked in glorious sunshine as another successful series of Three Friday Nights fixtures came to an end.
Leighton Aspell rides Harangue to victory in the Fontwell opener / Picture by Clive Bennett

Aspell double makes him a Fontwell favourite

Sussex jockey Leighton Aspell notched a double as a sunny afternoon sent Fontwell race-goers into their summer break in high spirits.

Shane Kelly wins on Getback In Paris last Friday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood’s big day boosts NSPCC... Sigma bring TFN to an end

Jim Crowley was the talk of the track as he celebrated four winners at Goodwood’s two big meetings – but can he keep his fine form going at tonight’s final TFN fixture?.

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The sun ought to shine for Fontwell's Thursday afternoon racing

Irish raiders among the Fontwell fields

The last fixture in the Fontwell calendar before the course’s summer break takes place on Thursday afternoon – and a healthy number of 53 runners has been declared across the seven races.

Jonathan Acott / Picture by Steve Bone

Fontwell’s new boss jumps to the challenge

Jonathan Acott remembers catching the racing bug as a child on a visit to Uttoxeter.


VIDEO: Crowley crows and Tong triumphs at Goodwood

The sun shone on Goodwood for the second of their Three Friday Nights fixtures, headlined by Pete Tong - and it was a memorable occasion for one young jockey and another who's a little more experienced.
Wayne Hutchinson

Hutchinson and King face tough competition at Fontwell

The 2017-18 National Hunt season is in full swing and the Fontwell jockey and trainer leaderboards have been unchanged at the top since their first meeting of the new campaign on May 5.

Tinie Tempah thrills the Goodwood crowd / Picture by Harry Elliot

Tinie proves a huge success at Goodwood

Tinie Tempah got Goodwood's 2017 Three Friday Nights series off to a cracking start

Mori crosses the line in the Height of Fashion Stakes / Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood win written in the stars... Now for Tinie, Tong and Co

She was a foal made for Goodwood.

The Gurkha on his way to beating Galileo Gold in the 2016 Qatar Sussex Stakes / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Churchill aims to rule in Goodwood’s Sussex Stakes

Leading horses from home and abroad have been entered in this year’s £1m Qatar Sussex Stakes.

The Wicket Chicken, ridden by Noel Fehily, on the way to victory - as tipped on this website

Thousands turn out for Fontwell fun - despite the weather

The weather did its best to put a dampener on one of Fontwell’s biggest meetings of the year.
First Sitting and Gerald Mosse come back into the winner's enclosure after taking the Festival Stakes / Picture by Steve Bone

Atzeni stars as Goodwood's May Festival ends on high

Andrea Atzeni was the man of the moment with a treble on the final day of Goodwood's May Festival.
Action from Fontwell's last meeting / Picture by Clive Bennett

It's family fun time at Fontwell - preview and tips

It's Bank Holiday family fun day at Fontwell Park on Sunday.
Mori (Ryan Moore) wins the Height of Fashion Stakes / Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood's May Festival is a scorcher

In weather that could barely have been any better, the first two days of Goodwood's May Festval have been hailed a big success.
Paul Nicholls on a recent visit to Fontwell Park / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Nicholls seeks success on Fontwell’s hunter-chase card

Paul Nicholls is among trainers seeking success as Fontwell Park switches its attention to hunter chase racing on Thursday evening.

Work In Progress and Harry Skelton on their way to victory / Picture by Clive Bennett

It’s all about King and Queen at Fontwell

Don’t stop me now! That could have been jockey Wayne Hutchinson’s battle-cry as he notched a Fontwell double on the night race-goers enjoyed a Queen tribute act.


Goodwood all set for season opener - preview and tips

The good news for flat-racing fans is: Winter is over.

Gary Moore is hoping for more Fontwell success

Who’ll reign before the Queen party at Fontwell? Preview and tips

They’re back in action at Fontwell this evening, when race-goers can enjoy jump-racing action and a party in the paddock.

Goodwood bosses hope runners come from all corners of the globe in the future / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood goes global in hunt for best racehorses

Goodwood bosses have spent the winter globetrotting to try to secure some of the best horses in the world for their £5m festival week.

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