UK Racecourse Information

Goodwood Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Goodwood Racecourse
Horseracing at Goodwood was started by the third Duke of Richmond in 1802. Goodwood continues to stage twenty one days of the finest racing in the sporting calendar featuring Glorious Goodwood, a five day Festival featuring top class racing and one of the highlights of Britain’s social and sporting calendar.
Contact Details
Goodwood Racecourse
Address
Goodwood Racecourse Ltd
Goodwood
Chichester,
West Sussex
PO18 0PX
Telephone
01243 755022
Fax
01243 755025
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
The racecourse is five miles from Chichester off the A27
By Rail
Chichester Station is on the line from London Victoria, and there is a shuttle bus service to the course on racedays returning to the station straight after the last race
Railway Station
Chichester Railway Station 4.6 miles (7.3 km)
Airport
Southampton 27.1 miles (43.7 km)
By Air
Goodwood airfield is located two miles from the track. Helicopter landing at the course by prior arrangement only
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Facilities
Betting
There are Tote and bookmaking facilities across the course
Parking
There is free parking available however a number of car parks do have charges and need to be booked in advance.
Children
When accompanied by an adult, children under 17 enter for free. Please note, children under 5 are not permitted in the Richmond Enclosure at Glorious Goodwood
Disabled
There are extensive disabled facilities including parking, toilets, lifts, ramps, dedicated viewing areas and lowered counters for access to food, drink and the Tote facilities
Enclosures And Grandstands
Richmond
Tickets:
£23 (N.B. This Enclosure is only open to Members during “Glorious Goodwood”).
Food And Drink
There is the Charlton Hunt Restaurant offering a four course meal for £47.50 with views over the course. The Double Trigger Restaurant serves seafood. The Horsewalk Carvery offers more informal meals from the carvery and there are numerous bar and snack facilities. The Double Trigger is a no-smoking restaurant
Viewing
The March Grandstand in front of the winning post and the Charlton Stands are situated in the Richmond Enclosure and there is access to the Winners Enclosure and Parade Ring. A giant screen showing a close up view of all the action is installed by the winning post at all meetings and by the paddock during “Glorious Goodwood”.
Dress
Gentlemen are required to wear jackets and ties, cravats or polo necks. Jeans and shorts are not permitted. Stiletto heels are not recommended due to the terrain and decking in some areas
Gordon
Tickets:
£16 (Glorious Goodwood £27/£30)
Food And Drink
During “Glorious Goodwood”, the tented Gordon Restaurant is open offering a three course choice meal and full bar facilities. Reservations are advisable. Within the ground floor of the March Grandstand you will be able to have a hot or cold drink, some seafood from Barrie Cope and freshly made pizza. There is also a full bar available. If you prefer fast food snacks including hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and pasties then these are available on the ground floor of the Sussex Grandstand together with baguettes and a full bar
Viewing
The main Enclosure at Goodwood with access to the Sussex Grandstand and the Paddock area which includes the Parade Ring and Winners’ Enclosure. A giant screen showing a close up view of all the action is installed by the winning post.
Dress
Public
Tickets:
£8- £12 (Glorious Goodwood £12-£15)
Food And Drink
There is a variety of hot and cold snacks available in the Public Enclosure including hot dogs, hamburgers, and chips. There are also full bar facilities available. In this Enclosure racegoers may bring their picnics with soft drinks but not alcoholic beverages
Viewing
Offers extensive viewing of the home straight as the horses gallop towards the Winning Post. At “Glorious Goodwood”, racegoers get a close up view of all the action on a giant screen in the Enclosure
Dress
Course Details
Flat Course
Goodwood Racecourse Flat Course
Effect Of Draw
Low numbers best in sprints, though a fast start is equally important



Right-handed with loop for longer races. Long run-in, but primarily sharp, particularly on downhill sprint course.
Fixtures
2013
Date
04/05/2013 - Saturday
09/05/2013 - Thursday
23/05/2013 - Thursday
24/05/2013 - Friday
25/05/2013 - Saturday
31/05/2013 - Friday
14/06/2013 - Friday
21/06/2013 - Friday
30/07/2013 - Tuesday
31/07/2013 - Wednesday
01/08/2013 - Thursday
02/08/2013 - Friday
03/08/2013 - Saturday
23/08/2013 - Friday
24/08/2013 - Saturday
25/08/2013 - Sunday
03/09/2013 - Tuesday
25/09/2013 - Wednesday
13/10/2013 - Sunday
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