Qatar Goodwood Festival – all the news on fourth day

QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL, DAY FOUR RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015 GOING CHANGE AT GOODWOOD The going has changed this morning to Good, Good to Firm in places after more dry weather. It was Good previously. There was selectively watering of the round course last night to maintain consistency. Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course, said: “We watered parts of the round course last night, putting on up to five millimetres to take any sting out of the ground and maintain consistency. “I…

Qatar Goodwood Festival – all the news on third day

Qatar Goodwood Festival – All The Winners First Day – Tuesday, July 28, 2015 2.00pm Sky Bet First Race Special Handicap Mount Logan (Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum) Luca Cumani 4-9-02 Adam Kirby 8/1 JtFav 2.35pm Qatar Vintage Stakes (Group 2) Galileo Gold (Al Shaqab Racing) Hugo Palmer 2-9-01 Frankie Dettori 9/2 3.10pm Qatar Lennox Stakes (Group 2) Toormore (Godolphin) Richard Hannon 4-9-03 James Doyle 9/4 Jt Fav 3.45pm Summer Handicap Blue Wave (Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum) Mark Johnston 5-9-00 William Buick 20/1…

Qatar Goodwood Festival – all the news on second day

QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL, DAY TWO RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015 GOOD ALL ROUND AT GOODWOOD The going has changed to: Good from Good to Soft, Good in places following more dry weather. Seamus Buckley, Goodwood’s Clerk of the Course, said at 9am: “After walking the course this morning, I decided to call the ground good all over. “It is drying but there is still plenty of juice and we will be racing on good ground today. The GoingStick reading is 7.2 as against…

Qatar Goodwood Festival – all the news on first day

QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL, DAY ONE RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015 BETTER GOING AT THE START OF THE QATAR GOODWOOD FESTIVAL The going has changed to: Good to Soft, Good in places from Good to Soft, Soft in places on the straight course and Good to Soft on the round course following more dry weather and a strong wind. Stalls’ position Straight course – stands’ side Round course – inside Rails The top bend has been dolled out three yards, increasing race distances for…

Fabulous Qatar Nassau Stakes to look forward to on final day of Qatar Goodwood Festival

Saturday, August 1, is the fifth and final day of the 2015 Qatar Goodwood Festival with the £600,000 Qatar Nassau Stakes (3.40pm) taking centre stage. The Group One contest for fillies and mares is staged over just short of 10 furlongs and has attracted 11 five-day confirmations. The past three renewals of the Qatar Nassau Stakes have all been won by John Gosden-trained runners and the Newmarket handler has three entries going forward this year. These are headed by Group One Prix de Diane (French…

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