Horse Racing

Goodwood bank-holiday festival off to fantastic, fiery start

A beautiful summer’s evening was the perfect backdrop to the start of Goodwood’s long weekend of racing and family fun.

Toormore wins at Goodwood last year - can he do it again in the Celebration Mile?  Picture by Malcolm Wells

Super Saturday will be highlight of Goodwood’s wonderful weekend - preview and tips

Goodwood bosses believe race-goers are in for an ‘amazing’ afternoon’s racing on Saturday with a top-class card set to be the centrepiece of an action-packed three days on the Downs.

Richard Johnson is interviewed by Anthony Kemp at Fontwell last week

Will you be one of the Village people at Fontwell?

Fontwell race-goers are being urged to keep an eye on Shantou Village at the track’s Thursday afternoon meeting.

Fontwell will benefit from an all-weather section of the track / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell change won’t send jockeys round the bend

Fontwell Park’s owners have revealed plans for a new cambered all-weather bend at the racecourse.


VIDEO: Johnson jumps to it for Fontwell treble - as we tip six winners

Champion jump jockey Richard Johnson again showed Fontwell punters why he’s No1 with a treble at the track’s Ladies’ Evening.

Visitors at last year's Ladies' Evening / Picture by Tim Hale

Focus on Fontwell: We’re back with a big night for ladies

It has now been almost ten weeks since Fontwell Park stopped racing for the summer break – and we are eager to get back to it, writes Fontwell Park marketing manager Max Roberts.

Big Orange makes Goodwood headlines - can he do it again next year Picture by Kate Shemilt

Goodwood want to double number of top-grade races

Goodwood bosses believe this year’s Glorious has kept them on course to double their number of top-grade races.

Frankie Dettori wins on Mehmas / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Goodwood bosses reflect on another truly Glorious week

The 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival was another superb week of racing on the South Downs. Here, racecourse general manager Alex Eade and clerk of the course Seamus Buckley give their verdict on the festival.

Big Orange's Goodwood Cup win was a highlight of the week / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Glorious Goodwood: The week reviewed in words, pictures and video

The Qatar Goodwood Festival is over for another year - but the memories and images of the week will surely live on for a long time.


VIDEO: Minding completes O’Brien and Moore’s dream Goodwood double

It was another Ladies’ Day at Glorious Goodwood as two star fillies grabbed the final-day headlines.

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Glorious Goodwood 2016 hailed a ‘massive success’

With attendance figures once again well over 100,000 across the week and 37 races that all lived up to their top billing, the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival has been hailed a massive success.

The Qatar Goodwood Festival ends today / Picture by Tommy McMillan


The end (of the week) is nigh. Saturday is the final day of the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival - and it contains plenty to excite.

It's the final day of Goodwood's Glorious week / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Glorious Goodwood - tips for Saturday

The final day of the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival is upon us - which means it’s time for a terrific double header featuring the Qatar Nassau Stakes and the Qatar Stewards’ Cup.

Kings Fete wins the Glorious Stakes with Ryan Moore on board / Picture by Clive Bennett

Take Cover makes rivals do just that in Goodwood’s King George Stakes

Trainer David Griffiths was overjoyed at 8/1 chance Take Cover’s pillar-to-post victory in the Group 2 £300,000 Qatar King George Stakes – two years after he won the same race.

Another Glorious day at Goodwood / Picture by Kate Shemilt


It’s another big day at the Qatar Goodwood Festival and this is the place to be to follow all the action.

Will it be another colourful day at Goodwood? Picture by Kate Shemilt

Glorious Goodwood - tips for Friday

We’re more than halfway through Glorious Goodwood but our tipsters have plenty more chances to shine, or miss the target.

The 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival is upon us / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood 2016 - All the results

The 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival are over - and these are the results.

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PICTURE SPECIAL - Glorious Goodwood: Big Orange shows his true colours again

Never mind the future being bright and orange, the present is Big and Orange.

The action continues at Goodwood / Picture by Tommy McMillan


It’s day three of the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival and that means... it’s Ladies’ Day.

Muthmir takes the 2015 Qatar King George Stakes / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood set for a fabulous Friday

Friday’s big two contests at the Qatar Goodwood Festival are shaping up to be top-class races.

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