19 fabulous days of racing & entertainment in 2017

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The home of champions

In 1802 the 3rd Duke of Richmond introduced horseracing to Goodwood for the amusement of local army officers. Race week was so popular it was soon dubbed Glorious Goodwood and today the racecourse is renowned for being one of the most exciting – and is considered by many as the most beautiful – in the world.

Upcoming Events


Food & Racing, 25-27 May

This year our three-day May race meeting will feature a fabulous combination of award-winning food and high-quality racing.


Qatar Goodwood Festival, 1-5 August

Affectionately known as 'Glorious Goodwood', it's the undoubted sporting and social highlight of the flat-racing season.


August Bank Holiday, 25-27 August

We've got a classic treat lined up for you this August Bank Holiday as we once again rekindle the nostalgic Summer Holidays of yesteryear.

Goodwood. More like AmazeWood. Best night in a while. Thank you X
Mark Ronson
Music Producer

Latest from the Racecourse

  • JUL 30th 2016

    Minding grinds out Nassau win

    Star filly Minding, the world's joint best-three-year-old filly beforehand, secured her sixth Group One success in the Group One Qatar Nassau Stakes, the feature race on day five of the Qatar Goodwood Festival and Europe's richest race for fillies and mares.

  • JUL 30th 2016

    Dancing Waltzes to victory

    Dancing Star became the first filly since Lochsong to win the Qatar Stewards' Cup after the Andrew Balding-trained three-year-old ran out the impressive winner of the £250,000 six-furlong dash at the Qatar Goodwood Festival this afternoon.

  • JUL 29th 2016

    Take Cover lands his second King George

    Trainer David Griffiths was wreathed in smiles following 8/1 chance Take Cover's pillar to post victory in the Group Two Qatar King George Stakes worth £312,100 at the Qatar Goodwood Festival this afternoon.