What is Glorious Goodwood?
Glorious Goodwood, as it is affectionately known, is a five-day festival which is one of the highlights of the Flat racing season in Britain.
Its correct name is the Qatar Goodwood Festival and the meeting features many of the fastest horses both from the UK and around the world.
When is Glorious Goodwood?
The meeting is held annually in late July. Glorious Goodwood 2022 begins on Tuesday July 26 and ends on Saturday July 30. Ladies’ Day takes place on Thursday July 28.
What are the feature races at Glorious Goodwood?
Tuesday – Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup Stakes
Wednesday – Qatar Sussex Stakes
Thursday – Nassau Stakes
Friday – King George Qatar Stakes
Saturday – Coral Stewards’ Cup
Glorious Goodwood 2022 news and analysis
Ahead of the 2022 festival, we have looked at 10 years’ worth of results in the event’s most prestigious races.
Ed Walker is targeting Goodwood redemption for his star fillies Dreamloper and Primo Bacio as he prepares the duo for action on the Sussex Downs later this month.
Last season’s Sagaro Stakes runner-up Ocean Wind is pencilled in to make his long-awaited return in the Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup in a fortnight’s time.
Nigel Tinkler reports that it is the Group Two King George Qatar Stakes next for Acklam Express following the four-year-old’s podium finish at Royal Ascot.
John McConnell is likely to give his exciting new French recruit Coachello his debut for the yard in the Coral Stewards’ Cup. The four-year-old won five of his nine races in France, including a Listed race at ParisLongchamp, and has arrived in Ireland with a rating of 106.
Goodwood Festival tickets
Tickets are available through the official Goodwood website
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