Glorious Goodwood

Glorious Goodwood 2020: Government cancels pilot event for racegoers due to Covid-19 increase in national infection rate

Statement on Goodwood Pilot Event for return of spectators to horseracing from the BHA, RCA and Goodwood, 31st July 2020: The government has informed racing’s leaders in the past hour that it has withdrawn permission for a pilot event involving customers to proceed at Goodwood tomorrow. The racing on Saturday will continue behind closed doors …

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Strawberry Season: Three Summer Cocktails

Languish in this lovely summer weather with a seasonal strawberry cocktail (or three!)… During the day sample a refreshing Strawberry Pimm’s. Watch the sun go down with a saucy Sicilian Sunset. And indulge in after-dinner drinks with an irresistible Chocolate & Strawberry Martini. Bottoms up! Strawberry Pimm’s Cocktail Serves: 4 Ingredients:  Ice cubes 200ml Pimm’s …

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Glorious Goodwood 2018 – Review and General Photos

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.13.1″] With five days of thrilling action set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling Sussex Downs countryside, the Qatar Goodwood Festival – popularly known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’ – is one of the highlights of the Flat racing season. With its position as one of the largest race meetings in the world, …

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History of Goodwood Racecourse

History of Goodwood Racecourse

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] History of Goodwood Racecourse: Racing was introduced to Goodwood by the third Duke of Richmond out of
 a sense of obligation to the officers of the Sussex militia, of which he was colonel. For many years, the officers had held their annual races in …

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A quick guide to Goodwood, GUIDE TO GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

A quick guide to Goodwood

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A quick guide to Goodwood Part of the unique appeal of Goodwood Racecourse is its incredible setting. High in the Sussex Downs and just over an hour from London, Goodwood is renowned as being one of the most beautiful racecourses in the United Kingdom, …

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Queen's Vase at Royal Ascot

Glorious Goodwood 2014: Sir Henry Cecil

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Sir Henry Cecil died on 11 June, 2013, aged 70, following a long battle with cancer. The 10-time British champion Flat trainer was in his element at Goodwood, sending out 170 winners, of which a joint-record of 73 came at Glorious Goodwood. Cecil, who …

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Glorious Goodwood – PETER JONES CBE

GOODWOOD RACECOURSE DIRECTOR Peter Jones has been passionate about horseracing for as long as he can remember and made his first visit to Goodwood when he was in his early teens. Throughout his working life he has alternated his career between advertising and horseracing. Following eight years at Gravesend Grammar where he was the school bookmaker, Peter studied …

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Glorious Goodwood – JOHN DUNLOP OBE

TRAINER AND GOODWOOD RACECOURSE DIRECTOR John Dunlop’s six winners at Goodwood during 2001 were significant in that they made the Arundel-based handler the most successful current trainer at the Sussex racecourse with 154 victories – five more than nearest rival Henry Cecil. Since then he continued to add Goodwood winners to his tally – with three more …

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