Horse Racing

PICTURE SPECIAL: All the action from Goodwood's May Festival

It was three days of high-class flat racing on the South Downs - and provided plenty of clues for big meetings to come such as Epsom, Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood.


VIDEO: Goodwood May Festival ends on high note

The Festival Stakes and Tapster Stakes were the highlights as forecast showers and storms missed Goodwood and a large crowd enjoyed a sunny final day of the track's festival of racing and food.
Aspetar takes the Cocked Hat Stakes / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Aspetar takes Cocked Hat crown at Goodwood May Festival - report plus Saturday tips

Racegoers at day two of the Goodwood May Festival enjoyed a much warmer and clearer day - and it was a hit with racing fans and foodies alike.
Magnolia Springs on her way to winning the Height of Fashion Stakes / Picture by Sam Stephenson

Magnolia blossoms to take Goodwood's Height of Fashion crown - report and Friday's tips

The weather wasn't very May-like - but the racing was absorbing enough as Goodwood's first festival of the season began.
Mori wins the Height of Fashion Stakes at the 2017 May Festival / Picture by Malcolm Wells 170526

May Goodwood’s Festival be one to savour - preview and tips

Clues to next week’s big races at Epsom could be on offer at Goodwood’s three-day May Festival, which begins today (May 24).

Isabel De Urbina Jockey under Harry Bentley gets the better of Titi Kakfi. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Goodwood opener blighted by brawl

Trebles for jockey Harry Bentley and trainer Ralph Beckett were the highlight of the season opener at Goodwood on Saturday.

Summer Icon (yellow silks) goes toe to toe with Taurean Star (red cap) in the third race of the day / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Sun shines on Goodwood opener - but disturbance mars day

Trebles for jockey Harry Bentley and trainer Ralph Beckett were the highlight of the season opener at Goodwood - but the event was somewhat overshadowed by a disturbance that left six people needing medical treatment.
Megan Nicholls (left of picture) was the Silk Series trophy winner last year / Picture by Dan

Silk Series is coming to Goodwood racecourse

Goodwood racecourse will be hosting one of the 2018 Silk Series races at the August Bank Holiday fixture, as part of a significant expansion of the programme.

Kris Spin won the Primo Bar & Bistro Barbados Handicap Hurdle / Picture: Nigel Bowles - Fontwell Park

Snow can’t stop St Patrick’s Day fun at Fontwell

It was all about Ireland – and a fair bit of snow – as Fontwell Park celebrated St Patrick’s Day.

Itoldyou, ridden by Tom Cannon and trained by Linda Jewell

Fontwell tips: Could be case of Itoldyou so

The Cheltenham Festival may be over for another year but there are plenty more winners to be had at Fontwell Park on Saturday.

Jockey Richard Johnson. Picture: Morris Troughton-Hume

Dicosimo helps deliver Johnson a double at Fontwell

Dicosimo defied top weight to deliver a surprise victory in the Telephone Betting At Goodwin Racing Handicap Hurdle at Fontwell Park.

Krugermac and jockey Jamie Moore

Krugermac heads selections at Fontwell Park

We’re backing Krugermac to spring a surprise in the Telephone Betting At Goodwin Racing Handicap Hurdle at Fontwell Park on Wednesday (3.40pm).

Old Guard and Harry Cobden on their way to National Spirit Hurdle success. Picture: Fontwell Park

Cobden salutes Old Guard after National Spirit joy

Harry Cobden steered Old Guard to National Spirit Hurdle glory and declared: He’s a little star.

Paul Nicholls, the trainer of National Spirit Hurdle contender Old Guard

Old Guard tipped for National Spirit Hurdle crown

Old Guard has been backed to become the new name on the National Spirit Hurdle trophy by our expert tipsters, AccaDoo.
Lil Rockerfeller during the Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival last season. Picture: PA Images

Feller ready to Rock in National Spirit Hurdle

Neil King insists Lil Rockerfeller is in great form as he bids to regain his National Spirit Hurdle crown at Fontwell Park on Sunday (3.20pm).

Minellatillmorning won the Happy Birthday Sarah Cotty Handicap Hurdle. Picture: Fontwell Park

Balding celebrates Glory at Fontwell

Night Of Glory held on bravely to register his first win over hurdles at Fontwell Park.

Andrew Balding's Night of Glory

Thursday selections for Fontwell

Gary Moore has a big chance of a double on the card at Fontwell Park on Thursday.

Fourth Act and Harry Cobden on their way to victory on Sunday. Picture: Fontwell Park

Fontwell glory caps fine weekend for duo

Fourth Act helped trainer Colin Tizzard and jockey Harry Cobden cap an excellent weekend at Fontwell Park.

Melrose Boy and Kieron Edgar win at Cheltenham

Sunday selections for Fontwell Park

Fourth Act can make a winning return to hurdles at Fontwell Park on Sunday.

Nick Scholfield.

Scholfield delivers a fine double at Fontwell

De Rasher Counter ran out an impressive winner of the Injured Jockeys Fund Handicap Hurdle feature contest (2.45pm) at Fontwell Park yesterday.

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