Horse Racing

Skeltons’ success lights up Fontwell family day

Workbench registered a gutsy performance to land the Winnie Leadbetter Birthday Handicap Hurdle feature affair at Fontwell Park’s family race day.

Sussex Sports Awards 2016 Young Sports Personality of the Year winner Archie Davis & Oldest Living Olympian Bill Lucas

Nominations Set to Open for Annual Sports Awards

Active Sussex is set to launch nominations for the annual Sussex Sports Awards that recognise and celebrate the achievements of the county’s sports stars and athletes, coaches, teams and volunteers.
Champion jockey Jim Crowley leads on Juliet Foxtrot / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Crowley has more to crow about at Goodwood

Jim Crowley’s fine Goodwood season contined as he chalked up another winner at Tuesday’s seven-race meeting.

There is action at Goodwood this afternoon (Tuesday) / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Racecourse pays tribute to Duke of Richmond

There's racing at Goodwood this afternoon - the first event at the estate since the Duke of Richmond died.
Lightning Spear in the winner's enclosure after winning the Celebration Mile / Picture by Goodwood_Races on Twitter

Lightning strikes for a second time at Goodwood

Lightning Spear left it to late to challenge - but claimed a second successive Goodwood Celebration Mile title by the narrowest of margins.

It was a sunny start to the August bank holiday festival / Picture by Steve Bone

Goodwood August Festival - Friday round-up and Saturday tips

Goodwood's August bank holiday festival got off to a cracking start - and there's plenty more racing and family fun to come over the weekend.

Lightning Spear takes the 2016 Celebration Mile / Picture by Clive Bennett

Preview and tips: Goodwood drying out nicely - but will Lightning strike again?

Goodwood has recovered from Sussex Stakes-day drenching - and is ready to stage the biggest day’s racing it sees outside of Glorious week.

Horses and jockeys get their first competitive taste of the new all-weeather section of track / Picture by Clive Bennett

Jockeys like Fontwell’s new feel ... plus Ladies’ Day tips

Jockeys took a liking to Fontwell’s new section of all-weather track – especially Noel Fehily and Bryony Frost.

All the fun and colour of racing at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Why it’s perfect time to get kids to Goodwood and Fontwell

Great British Racing have launched their biggest-ever national under-18s campaign to encourage more families to take advantage of free entry for children and young people at racecourses across the country – including Goodwood and Fontwell Park.

Action from last year's August Festival at Goodwood / Picture by Matt Sills

Goodwood bank holiday festival promises racing and much more

A heady mixture of top-class flat racing and family fun is promised at Goodwood over the bank holiday weekend.
The new-look section of the Fontwell track

Fontwell’s back - with a new-look track

FONTWELL Park is open for racing again this afternoon (Thurs 17) after its summer break.

Jim Crowley and Battaash won the King George Stakes, one of the big races that lit up Glorious / Picture by Malcolm Wells

If we can survive that we can survive anything!

Goodwood bosses looked back on an eventful Glorious week and declared: If we can survive that, we can survive anything.

The new Fontwell bend is puts through its paces

Jockeys can go round the bend in style at Fontwell

Fontwell Park owner Arena Racing Company has completed the installation of a new cambered all-weather bend at the popular racecourse.


VIDEO: Scenes from Goodwood ... as Buckley looks back and forward

Following 51 years in racing - he started out as a jockey but injury curtailed that career - and 23 at Goodwood Racecourse, clerk of the course Seamus Buckley has overseen his final Glorious Goodwood.


IN PICTURES: Glorious Goodwood 2017

Glorious Goodwood is over for another year and each one of the thousands who attended during the week will have their own memories of a great sporting and social event.

Frankie Dettori - whose two winners helped illuminate Friday and Saturday's racing at Goodwood - gets a hug from Lord March / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood bosses reflect on challenging Qatar festival

From the low point of Washout Wednesday to the highs of a Fabulous Friday and Super Saturday, Glorious Goodwood 2017 will be remembered for a wide range of reasons. But all in all, bosses were pleased with how the five days went.

Action in the Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap Stakes, which kicked off Saturday's action / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Moore and Dettori shine again as Glorious Goodwood ends

Frankie Dettori won the Qatar Stewards' Cup for the second time in three years as the curtain came down on another fabulous five days of Glorious Goodwood action.
Who will lead them home today? Picture by Malcolm Wells

Glorious Goodwood - Saturday tips

We have reached the final day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival and it's all to play for in our five-way tipping competition.

VIDEO: Frankie’s Friday flyer at Goodwood

Frankie Dettori performed a flying dismount after registering his first Glorious Goodwood winner of the week on the 9/4 favourite Al Jazi, in the Group Three L’Ormarins Queens Plate Oak Tree Stakes.

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