Horse Racing

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.


IN PICTURES: Glorious Goodwood 2017

Glorious Goodwood is over for another year and each one of the thousands who attended during the week will have their own memories of a great sporting and social event.

Frankie Dettori - whose two winners helped illuminate Friday and Saturday's racing at Goodwood - gets a hug from Lord March / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood bosses reflect on challenging Qatar festival

From the low point of Washout Wednesday to the highs of a Fabulous Friday and Super Saturday, Glorious Goodwood 2017 will be remembered for a wide range of reasons. But all in all, bosses were pleased with how the five days went.

Action in the Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap Stakes, which kicked off Saturday's action / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Moore and Dettori shine again as Glorious Goodwood ends

Frankie Dettori won the Qatar Stewards' Cup for the second time in three years as the curtain came down on another fabulous five days of Glorious Goodwood action.
Who will lead them home today? Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood - Saturday tips

We have reached the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival and it's all to play for in our five-way tipping competition.

VIDEO: Frankie’s Friday flyer at Goodwood

Frankie Dettori performed a flying dismount after registering his first Glorious Goodwood winner of the week on the 9/4 favourite Al Jazi, in the Group Three L’Ormarins Queens Plate Oak Tree Stakes.

Master of the World wins the Betfred Mile / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Moore's mile is a Masterful one at Goodwood

Modest Ryan Moore admitted he needed a bit of luck to land the £150,000 Betfred Mile to complete a superb treble as the Glorious Goodwood crowd enjoyed its best day so far.


GLORIOUS GOODWOOD: Moore, Moore, Moore ... Crowing again... Frankie flies

Ryan Moore, Jim Crowley and Frankie Dettori shared the limelight as the weather finally lived up to expectations on the fourth day at Glorious Goodwood.
Who will find delight on the Downs today? Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood - Friday tips

After a slow start to the week, our five-strong tipping panel found their form on Ladies' Day. All had winners - and three of our famous five had three winners each.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Ladies’ Day at Glorious Goodwood

Glitz and glamour were all around as Glorious Goodwood staged its traditional Ladies’ Day.

Ladies' Day was a winner at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

PICTURE SPECIAL: Ladies' Day at Glorious Goodwood

Glitz and glamour were everywhere as the third day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival was marked by the event's traditional Ladies' Day.
Gladiator Girls .....'Sirem' Amy Guy with 'Enigma' Jenny Pacey at Ladies' Day at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells


Winter left her rivals cold to win the feature race at Glorious Goodwood - and helped make a new-look Ladies' Day a success.
The brollies are everywhere during Wednesday's Sussex Stakes / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood turf 'extensively damaged' by downpour

Goodwood bosses have revealed just how bad the downpour was that hit them on their showpiece racing day of the year.

It's Ladies' Day at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood - Ladies' Day - Thursday tips

It continues to be a tough week to pick winners at Goodwood, wiyth longer shots leaving favourites trailing in their wake in race after race.
We're almost ready for the off at Goodwood / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Glorious Goodwood: All the results

If you’re after all the Qatar Goodwood Festival results, congratulations - you are in the right place.


Champ Jim lifts Goodwood gloom with super Sussex success

Sussex-based champion jockey Jim Crowley gave rain-sodden Goodwood the champagne moment it craved when he landed the £1m Sussex Stakes  in a shock win.
Not-so-Glorious Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells


They say when the weather's great at Goodwood, it's really great. Equally, when the weather's bad, it's really bad. The latter of those statements has never been truer than on day two of Glorious 2017.
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