Glorious Racing

Glorious Goodwood – KING GEORGE STAKES (GROUP TWO)

  Three-year-olds and upwards. Five furlongs. First run 1911 A showcase for raw speed, this prestigious sprint was introduced in 1911 to mark the previous year’s succession of King George V to the British throne.  Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being …

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Glorious Goodwood – BETFRED MILE (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

The Betfred Mile is one of the top handicaps of the season, which is not surprising given its £125,000 value, and remains one of the richest handicaps in Europe. Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being officially the worst bettor in the …

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Glorious Goodwood – SUMMER VASE HERITAGE HANDICAP

  Three-year-olds only. One mile, one furlong and 192 yards. First run 1962. As with several of the very competitive handicaps at Glorious Goodwood, winners of this race often go on to make their mark in Pattern races.  Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to …

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Glorious Goodwood – RICHMOND STAKES (GROUP TWO)

Two-year-old colts and geldings. Six furlongs. First run 1877 The sixth Duke of Richmond gave his family name to this race in the days when future Classic winners were more precocious than they are now.  Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being …

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Glorious Goodwood – GLORIOUS STAKES (GROUP THREE)

  Four-year-olds and upwards. One mile and four furlongs. First run 1979. (Note: elevated to Listed status 1985; became Listed limited handicap for older horses 1993; awarded Group Three status in 2008) Staged up until 1989 as the Alycidon Glorious Stakes, in honour of the Goodwood Cup hero of 1949, the Glorious Stakes has been sponsored by …

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Frankel vs Canford Cliffs: jockeys and trainers look forward to Goodwood’s ‘Duel on the Downs’

The eagerly-awaited clash between the world’s best milers, Frankel and Canford Cliffs, takes place at Goodwood Racecourse on Wednesday, 27 July in the Group One QIPCO Sussex Stakes, day two of Glorious Goodwood. It is being billed as the ‘Duel on the Downs’. Frankel’s jockey Tom Queally and Richard Hannon junior, assistant to his father …

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Glorious Goodwood – GLADNESS/LILLIE LANGTREE STAKES

  Three-year-olds & upwards. One mile & six furlongs. Fillies & mares. First run 2003. (Note: Listed in 2003; Group Three from 2004) Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being officially the worst bettor in the History of the Universe), there’s …

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Glorious Goodwood 2011 – LENNOX STAKES (GROUP TWO)

  Three-year-olds & upwards. Seven furlongs. Became a Group Two in 2003. Goodwood acquired this Group race in 2000 after it was staged at Newcastle as the Beeswing Stakes. Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being officially the worst bettor in the …

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Glorious Goodwood – THE GOODWOOD STAKES, SANTA ANITA (GRADE ONE)

Three-year-olds and upwards. One mile and one furlong (dirt). First run 1982 The Goodwood Stakes is a prestigious Grade One staged at Santa Anita racetrack in California. The race was a handicap and had Grade Two status up to and including the 2006 running.  Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to …

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