Popularly known as Glorious Goodwood, the Qatar Goodwood Festival takes place at the end of July, and is a social highlight in the horse racing season. Goodwood Racecourse has been a prominent part of British horse racing scene for over 200 years. The five day festival, from Tuesday until Saturday, showcases the finest thoroughbreds in a race bound with honours and generous prize money. This year’s Qatar Glorious Goodwood prize money now stands at £1M. Qatar’s sponsorship in 2015 means that Goodwood will continue to bring forth champion jockeys, trainers and thoroughbreds.
The Week at a Glance
• Day 1 – Tuesday (Opening ceremony)
• Day 2 – Wednesday (Qatar Sussex Stakes)
• Day 3 – Thursday (Ladies Day)
• Day 4 – Friday (Group 2 Qatar King George Stakes)
• Day 5 – Saturday (Group 1 Qatar Nassau Stakes)
• Richmond Enclosure – Members’ Only
“The prestigious Richmond Enclosure features stylish bars including the Champagne Lawn and 1812 Bar, a number of restaurants, private boxes and offers the best vantage points of the Parade Ring and Racecourse – including views directly opposite the winning post as well as covered seating within the March Grandstand. There is a Dress Code for this Enclosure.”
• Gordon Enclosure
“The premier public enclosure at the Qatar Goodwood Festival, racegoers in the Gordon Enclosure enjoy Parade Ring access, standing viewing from within the March Grandstand, covered seating within the Sussex Stand as well as views of the racing from near the winning post. There are plenty of bars and private boxes, the Sussex Bistro restaurant as well as a variety of casual dining options.
Gordon Enclosure patrons also have access to the Lennox Enclosure.”
• Lennox Enclosure
“This is our most relaxed enclosure. Popular with families owing to its large children’s playground and expanses of flat grassy picnic spots, the Lennox Enclosure offers exceptional value-for-money alongside traditional food and beverage outlets. Picnics are very welcome; however, no glass bottles or alcohol is permitted.
There is no access to any other enclosure for patrons of the Lennox Enclosure.”
Chauffeur Driven Cars to Goodwood Festival
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