MARCUS TOWNEND’s Day-by-day guide to Glorious Goodwood

MARCUS TOWNEND’s Day-by-day guide to Glorious Goodwood


MARCUS TOWNEND’s Day-by-day guide to Glorious Goodwood

Glorious Goodwood starts on Tuesday, promising five of the most anticipated days’ racing of the summer on one of the sport’s most picturesque stages. 

Our racing correspondent Marcus Townend picks out a highlight a day from the course.

The highly-anticipated five-day racing event, Glorious Goodwood (above), begins on Tuesday

TUESDAY

STRADIVARIUS will attempt to become the first horse to win the Group One Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup four times but he has to concede 15lb to Irish Derby winner SANTIAGO.

WEDNESDAY

The Qatar Sussex Stakes looks the race of the week with English and Irish 2,000 Guineas winners, KAMEKO and SISKIN, Queen Anne Stakes winner CIRCUS MAXIMUS and Ascot Summer Mile winner MOHAATHER.

Stradivarius (pictured) will attempt to become the first horse to win the Group One Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup four times on Tuesday

Stradivarius (pictured) will attempt to become the first horse to win the Group One Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup four times on Tuesday

THURSDAY

Japanese mare DEIRDRE, the 2019 winner, is part of a strong overseas bid for the Nassau Stakes with unbeaten Group One winner French filly TAWKEEL.

FRIDAY

The raw speed of BATTAASH has proved unbeatable in the five furlong King George Stakes and the speedster will chase his fourth win in the race.

SATURDAY

The Stewards’ Cup is the feature race but the significance of the day centres around the 5,000 spectators allowed in as a test event under Covid-19 regulations.



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