Horse Racing

Major investment on and off track boosts Goodwood season

Goodwood will have a new look when crowds return next month – and it’s not just the racecourse facilities benefitting from new investment.

Melrose Boy gives Noel Fehily another Fontwell winner / Picture: Fontwell Park

Fontwell ready for its season finale - preview and tips

The final Fontwell Park meeting of the current jumps season takes place tomorrow (Friday 20).

The Magnolia Cup line-up from 2017 / Picture supplied by Goodwood Racecourse

Magnolia Cup field set to blossom at Goodwood

The 2018 Magnolia Cup charity race at Glorious Goodwood will feature a field of inspirational women from the worlds of business, sport, fashion, medicine and media, who will set aside their day jobs to become jockeys for the occasion.

The field in the Geoff Smith 65th Birthday Handicap Chase approach an obstacle / Picture by Clive Bennett - see more at,uk

Mulholland and Moore do it again at Fontwell

Trainers Neil Mulholland and Gary Moore have each had a fine Fontwell season - and they are ending it on a high too.

The sun is set to shine at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

At last! A jump racing meeting... and it’s at Fontwell

Fontwell Park combines late-season jump racing with Easter-holiday fun for youngsters on Friday afternoon.

Megan Nicholls (left of picture) was the Silk Series trophy winner last year / Picture by Dan

Silk Series is coming to Goodwood racecourse

Goodwood racecourse will be hosting one of the 2018 Silk Series races at the August Bank Holiday fixture, as part of a significant expansion of the programme.

Kris Spin won the Primo Bar & Bistro Barbados Handicap Hurdle / Picture: Nigel Bowles - Fontwell Park

Snow can’t stop St Patrick’s Day fun at Fontwell

It was all about Ireland – and a fair bit of snow – as Fontwell Park celebrated St Patrick’s Day.

Action at the recent National Spirit Hurdle race day / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Fontwell celebrates St Patrick's Day - preview and tips

All things Irish come into focus at Fontwell Park today as the track stages its annual St Patrick’s Raceday.
Champion jockey Richard Johnson pictured on a previous Fontwell visit / Picture by Clive Bennett

Johnson and Fehily celebrate Fontwell doubles

Reigning champion jockey Richard Johnson scored two impressive wins at Fontwell, including a 20/1 success in the feature race, while the course's leading jockey going into the meeting, Noel Fehily, stretched his advantage with two victories of his own.

Old Guard and Harry Cobden on their way to National Spirit Hurdle success. Picture: Fontwell Park

Cobden salutes Old Guard after National Spirit joy

Harry Cobden steered Old Guard to National Spirit Hurdle glory and declared: He’s a little star.

Charm Spirit, one of the foals Goodwood is following

Goodwood offers chance to follow the foals

Goodwood Racecourse is launching a new digital series following thoroughbred racehorses from their birth to when they arrive at the races, taking in all of the important developmental stages along the way.

Lil Rockerfeller during the Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last season. Picture: PA Images

Feller ready to Rock in National Spirit Hurdle

Neil King insists Lil Rockerfeller is in great form as he bids to regain his National Spirit Hurdle crown at Fontwell Park on Sunday (3.20pm).

Lil Rockerfeller and connections after their 2016 National Spirit win / Picture by Clive Bennett

Strong field set for Fontwell’s £80,000 race

A total of 13 contenders have been entered for Fontwell’s richest race of the year.

Action at Fontwell resumes on Thursday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Frantic at Fontwell: Busy months of jump-racing on cards

Fontwell Park swings back into jump-racing action on Thursday – and it signals the start of a busy few months at the track.

Endless Time (William Buick) on the way to winning the 2017 Lillie Langtry Stakes - a race which has now been upgraded / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood celebrates double race boost

Goodwood bosses are delighted by news the Lillie Langtry Stakes has been upgraded from Group 3 to Group 2 - and the March Stakes has gone up from listed status to Group 3.

Lisp (grey silks) on the way to winning Sunday's opener / Picture by Clive Bennett

It’s a fine day for favourites at Fontwell

Fourth Act helped trainer Colin Tizzard and jockey Harry Cobden cap an excellent weekend at Fontwell Park.

Jumps action at Fontwell Park / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell card survives weather - our tips

Despite plenty of rain over the weekend, Fontwell Park's Sunday afternoon card has survived.

Endless Time wins the 2017 Lillie Langtry Stakes - and the race may be upgraded from Group 3 to Group 2 / Picture by Malcolm Wells

International breakthough high on Goodwood’s agenda

Goodwood bosses are out to make 2018 their international breakthrough year by stepping up efforts to attract top racehorses from around the world to the Qatar Festival.

The brollies are up for a day to remember - for the wrong reasons - at Glorious Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood’s 2017 season was not just about Washout Wednesday

It’s tempting when looking back to Goodwood’s 2017 season to remember one day and one day only – the day the rains came.


2017 REMEMBERED: Glorious Goodwood in pictures

It was another stunning week of racing on the Downs at the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

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