Horse Racing

Hannon hopes for Lennox, Vintage and Molecomb success at Goodwood

Richard Hannon - like his father before him - is never far from success at Goodwood, and he is relishing sending a strong string of runners to Glorious this year.

Aidan O'Brien briefs Ryan Moore at Newmarket - the trainer is Goodwood-bound for Glorious week

No Ascot Gold Cup re-run at Goodwood - but O'Brien plans big Glorious prize bid

Order of St George will not take on Big Orange in the Goodwood Cup - but Aidan O'Brien still has his eyes on that prizes and many others at Glorious


VIDEO: Goodwood legend Seamus set for final Glorious

Seamus Buckley is looking forward to his final Glorious Goodwood after more than 20 years as clerk of the course. He retires at the end of the year and spoke to Steve Bone as the festival and his farewell approach.

The Gurkha beats Galileo Gold in last year's Sussex Stakes / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Entry list remains strong for Sussex, Nassau and Goodwood Cup

With just under three weeks until Glorious Goodwood, world-class racing is on the horizon following the latest acceptors for the feature contests.

Ed Arkell and the man he will succeed, Seamus Buckley

New clerk of course named at Goodwood

Goodwood racecourse has named Edward Arkell as its new Clerk of the Course, taking over from long-standing clerk Seamus Buckley, who retires from his position at the end of the 2017 season.

Limato, ridden by Harry Bentley, wins at Newmarket last year

Glorious Goodwood: Lennox, King George and Stewards' Cup entries revealed

Group 1 winners Limato and Alice Springs headline 46 entries for the £300,000 Group 2 Qatar Lennox Stakes on the opening day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Big Orange wins the 2016 Goodwood Cup / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Big Orange, Order of St George, Winter all in Glorious Goodwood frame

Big Orange and Order Of St George, who fought out a pulsating finish to the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last week, feature among 29 entries for the newly-promoted Group 1 Qatar Goodwood Cup.

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Ribchester (blue silks) runs them close in the 2016 Sussex Stakes / Picture by Clive Bennett

Royal Ascot helps shape Glorious Goodwood line-up

Plans for the Qatar Goodwood Festival are falling into place nicely at Royal Ascot.

Hollie Doyle and Royal Household won the first

Goodwood's Friday-night series comes to sun-drenched end

Goodwood again basked in glorious sunshine as another successful series of Three Friday Nights fixtures came to an end.
Leighton Aspell rides Harangue to victory in the Fontwell opener / Picture by Clive Bennett

Aspell double makes him a Fontwell favourite

Sussex jockey Leighton Aspell notched a double as a sunny afternoon sent Fontwell race-goers into their summer break in high spirits.

Shane Kelly wins on Getback In Paris last Friday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood’s big day boosts NSPCC... Sigma bring TFN to an end

Jim Crowley was the talk of the track as he celebrated four winners at Goodwood’s two big meetings – but can he keep his fine form going at tonight’s final TFN fixture?.

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The sun ought to shine for Fontwell's Thursday afternoon racing

Irish raiders among the Fontwell fields

The last fixture in the Fontwell calendar before the course’s summer break takes place on Thursday afternoon – and a healthy number of 53 runners has been declared across the seven races.

Jonathan Acott / Picture by Steve Bone

Fontwell’s new boss jumps to the challenge

Jonathan Acott remembers catching the racing bug as a child on a visit to Uttoxeter.


VIDEO: Crowley crows and Tong triumphs at Goodwood

The sun shone on Goodwood for the second of their Three Friday Nights fixtures, headlined by Pete Tong - and it was a memorable occasion for one young jockey and another who's a little more experienced.
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Hutchinson and King face tough competition at Fontwell

The 2017-18 National Hunt season is in full swing and the Fontwell jockey and trainer leaderboards have been unchanged at the top since their first meeting of the new campaign on May 5.

Tinie Tempah thrills the Goodwood crowd / Picture by Harry Elliot

Tinie proves a huge success at Goodwood

Tinie Tempah got Goodwood's 2017 Three Friday Nights series off to a cracking start

Mori crosses the line in the Height of Fashion Stakes / Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood win written in the stars... Now for Tinie, Tong and Co

She was a foal made for Goodwood.

The Gurkha on his way to beating Galileo Gold in the 2016 Qatar Sussex Stakes / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Churchill aims to rule in Goodwood’s Sussex Stakes

Leading horses from home and abroad have been entered in this year’s £1m Qatar Sussex Stakes.

The Wicket Chicken, ridden by Noel Fehily, on the way to victory - as tipped on this website

Thousands turn out for Fontwell fun - despite the weather

The weather did its best to put a dampener on one of Fontwell’s biggest meetings of the year.
First Sitting and Gerald Mosse come back into the winner's enclosure after taking the Festival Stakes / Picture by Steve Bone

Atzeni stars as Goodwood's May Festival ends on high

Andrea Atzeni was the man of the moment with a treble on the final day of Goodwood's May Festival.
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