An action packed few days are in store for the opening fixture of the new horse racing season at Goodwood Racecourse on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 May.
Goodwood Racecourse ready for season opener full of Coronation celebrations!
Top-class horse racing will take place over two days on the Sussex Downs featuring two valuable Listed contests; The British EBF Ruby Anniversary Daisy Warwick Fillies Stakes and the William Hill Conqueror Fillies' Stakes. There will also be a host of celebrations off the track for The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort on Saturday 6 May.
On Saturday 6 May, racegoers can look forward to the thrill of the races while also being able to indulge in a jovial street party. The day will be filled with a host of celebrations and entertainment for all the family including live music, face painting and Coronation themed cupcakes. There will also be memorabilia pin badges available to all those in attendance, along with flags and bunting around the racecourse. Racegoers in the Lennox enclosure can bring along their own picnic to enjoy and all the action from the Coronation will be available to view on screens across the racecourse.
This fixture provides a very affordable day out for all the family with tickets starting at just £12 and Under 18’s go free. Gates open at 11.30am with the first race at 1.30pm on both days. The last race on Friday 5 May is at 4.55pm and at 5.05pm on Saturday 6 May. A free shuttle service will also be available from Chichester station to Goodwood Racecourse.