The Qatar Goodwood Festival is one of the undisputed highlights of the British Flat racing season.
The world famous five-day festival, affectionately known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’, presents spellbinding sport and a social occasion like no other, unrivalled style, scintillating racing and hospitality to savour make for an exquisite week where some of the greatest stars in horse racing are crowned.
Here are a few things to whet your appetite for the Qatar Goodwood Festival
Steeped in racing heritage, Qatar Goodwood Festival always attracts the very best equine athletes from the UK and around the world.
On day one, staying superstar Stradivarius will look to win a record fifth Group 1 Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup when he returns in 2022. The milers grace the hallowed Goodwood turf in the £1 million Qatar Sussex Stakes on day two, before fillies strut their stuff on Ladies Day. As if that isn’t enough, day five sees the fastest racehorses in the world contest the King George Qatar Stakes on Friday.
Located at the heart of the Gordon Enclosure, featuring live music and Instagram worthy moments for that all-important reunion with family and friends, The Earl’s Lawn provides the perfect pièce de resistance.
Sip champagne in Veuve's Clicquot Champagne & Seafood Bar in the premier Richmond Enclosure and get close to the victorious champions.
The Lennox Enclosure is the perfect place to kick back and relax with family or grab a beer with friends in the Sussex Beer Garden.
Fashionistas flock to Qatar Goodwood Festival with sensational style hitting an all-time high come Ladies' Day.
The ‘Goodwood Look’ for women is both chic and relaxed, with a simple tea dress or flowing maxi-dress being a perfect choice. For gents, nothing looks smarter or feels better than donning a signature linen suit and Panama hat.