VIDEO: Buckley bullish ahead of Goodwood's big week

Clerk of the course Seamus Buckley is happy with the going at Goodwood, with the start of Glorious just days away.

Saturday, 23rd July 2016, 1:06 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:55 am
Seamus Buckley / Picture by Malcolm Wells

With little rain around, the groundstaff have started watering to ensure the going for Tuesday’s start of the meeting is as close to perfect as can be.

We caught up with Seamus and his going stick on Friday to check progress and ask him about how the big-race fields are shaping up.

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Seamus Buckley / Picture by Malcolm Wells

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