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The Qatar Goodwood Festival
26 - 30 July 2016

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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

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26th - 30th July 2016

Qatar Goodwood Festival

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

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26th - 28th August 2016

August Bank Holiday

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.

Latest from the Racecourse

  • JUL 07th 2016

    Best Dressed at the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2016

    The spiritual home of the Panama, Goodwood has always had its own distinctive style and this year sees the return of the popular L’Ormarins Best Dressed Competition at the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Friday 29 July.

  • JUL 07th 2016

    31 go forward for the enthralling Qatar Sussex Stakes

    The Group One Qatar Sussex Stakes has 31 entries going forward following the July 5 scratchings deadline and an enthralling renewal of the mile contest, worth £1 million for the second year, is in prospect on Wednesday, July 27, day two of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

  • MAY 20th 2016

    Hayley Turner - Magnolia Cup Jockey's Ambassador

    Goodwood Racecourse has today announced that Hayley Turner, the most successful female jockey in British racing history, will take up the role as ambassador for the 6th Magnolia Cup Ladies charity race.