Horse Racing

Nearly 36,000 enjoy Goodwood’s mix of tracks and track

The unlikely duo of US superstar DJ Steve Aoki and Goodwood’s top trainer Mark Johnston pooled their talents to bring the track’s Three Friday Nights programme – watched by a total close to 36,000 people – to an upbeat end.


Johnston double lights up Goodwood's final Friday night mix

Goodwood's top trainer Mark Johnston notched another double on the Downs as this year's Three Friday Nights ended on a high.
Bartholomeu Dias battles with eventual winner Dr Richard Kimble after the attempted bite / Picture by Clive Bennett

VIDEO: Horse tries to bite race rival at Goodwood

A horse tried to bite a rival in the final stages of a race at Goodwood.
Shraaoh wins at Goodwood last Friday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Preview: Aoki to bring Goodwood's Three Friday Nights to end

The third and final of Goodwood's racing and music nights for 2018 is a sell-out.

There's action at Fontwell on Saturday evening / Picture by Nigel Bowles

Saturday night’s all right at Fontwell

Fontwell Park host a new fixture this weekend – a Saturday-night Gentlemen’s Evening.

Jim Crowley at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Crawley keen to draw line under Goodwood bust-up

Jim Crowley says he is happy to leave the authorities to deal with an incident that saw him struck by a fellow jockey at Goodwood.

Raul Da Silva, pictured at Newmarket

Jockey banned over Goodwood altercation

Jockey Raul da Silva has been suspended for 21 days for 'violent conduct' after an altercation with fellow jockey Jim Crowley at Goodwood.
Silca Mistress wins at Goodwood / Picture by Clive Bennett

Music and racing kicks off hectic weekend at Goodwood

A double helping of weekend action at Goodwood kicked off with six races and a set by Example and DJ Wire at the second in their series of Three Friday Nights.
Main Edition and James Doyle come into the winner's enclosure

Rudimental and racing are a heady mix at Goodwood

A sell-out crowd packed into Goodwood as the track's series of Three Friday Nights began in fine style.
A huge crowd enjoys the action at Fontwell's bank holiday meeting / Picture by Nigel Bowles

Moore and Tizzard top the holiday standings at Fontwell

Gary Moore celebrated a treble as the sun shone for a huge crowd at Fontwell’s bank holiday family fun day.

Here Comes When, ridden by Jim Crowley, on the way to winning the rain-hit 2017 Qatar Sussex Stakes / Picture by Malcolm Wells

International raiders target Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood

There is a cosmopolitan feel to entries for this year's £1m Qatar Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood - with 46 contenders from five countries including Australia and the US revealed today.


PICTURE SPECIAL: All the action from Goodwood's May Festival

It was three days of high-class flat racing on the South Downs - and provided plenty of clues for big meetings to come such as Epsom, Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood.


VIDEO: Goodwood May Festival ends on high note

The Festival Stakes and Tapster Stakes were the highlights as forecast showers and storms missed Goodwood and a large crowd enjoyed a sunny final day of the track's festival of racing and food.
Aspetar takes the Cocked Hat Stakes / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Aspetar takes Cocked Hat crown at Goodwood May Festival - report plus Saturday tips

Racegoers at day two of the Goodwood May Festival enjoyed a much warmer and clearer day - and it was a hit with racing fans and foodies alike.
Magnolia Springs on her way to winning the Height of Fashion Stakes / Picture by Sam Stephenson

Magnolia blossoms to take Goodwood's Height of Fashion crown - report and Friday's tips

The weather wasn't very May-like - but the racing was absorbing enough as Goodwood's first festival of the season began.
Mori wins the Height of Fashion Stakes at the 2017 May Festival / Picture by Malcolm Wells 170526

May Goodwood’s Festival be one to savour - preview and tips

Clues to next week’s big races at Epsom could be on offer at Goodwood’s three-day May Festival, which begins today (May 24).

Kimora and Emma Yardley on their way to victory at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett - see more at

Hunter chase night is popular at Fontwell – now it’s family fun time

Fontwell Park Racecourse hosted a seven-race hunter chase card, which saw 55 runners go to post.

Hollie Doyle has a Goodwood win on Pettochside in the season opener / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Doyle delighted by Goodwood role... May Festival excitement grows

Hollie Doyle has been named the new ambassador for the 2018 season at Goodwood racecourse.

There's evening racing at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Evening action at Fontwell - preview and tips

There's midweek jump-racing action at Fontwell this evening (Wednesday).
Goodwood general manager Alex Eade has said sorry to anyone caught up in Saturday's 'horrible' incident

Goodwood wants to ban Saturday’s brawlers for life

Goodwood Racecourse will look to hand out lifetime bans to anyone found to have taken part in Saturday’s ‘horrible’ brawl, the general manager has insisted.

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