Going news on day one of the Qatar Goodwood Festival

Horse Racing | Press Article 17/04/24

Going news on day one of the Qatar Goodwood Festival

The going for day one of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Tuesday, August 1, is Good to Soft, Soft in places.

GoingStick at 7.15am:

5f, 6f, 7f, 8f: centre
1m 3f & 1m 4f: outside
Rest: inside (2m 4f flip start)

Rail Movements:
False rail will be in place on the top and bottom bends and on the straight to the 2f marker, leaving a cutaway for Tuesday and Wednesday. The cutaway will move back to 3.5f on Thursday. All remaining false rail will be removed for Friday and Saturday.

This adds the following to today’s races:

14:50 +3 yards (approximately)
15:25 +10 yards (approximately)
16:00 +10 yards (approximately)
16:35 +9 yards (approximately)
17:05 +10 yards (approximately)

Today looks dry with sunny spells and a breeze. Further rain Tuesday night into Wednesday. Thursday onwards looks to be sunny spells and showers. Current weather details from our weather station are available here

Non-runners today

1.40pm Coral Handicap
1 Clarendon House (going)
8 Mountain Peak (going)
10 Get It (going)

2.15pm British EBF 40TH Anniversary Maiden
9 Fusterlandia (going)

2.50pm Coral Chesterfield Cup Handicap
16 Satono Japan (self cert – bruised foot)

4.00pm World Pool Lennox Stakes (Group 2)
1 Al Suhail (going)
3 Jumby (going)
5 Pogo (going)

5.05pm Coral Fillies' Handicap
4 Bridestones (self cert – not eaten up)
8 Lady Alara (going)

Qatar Goodwood Festival reaches global audience

A total of 30 networks will be showcasing the Qatar Goodwood Festival around the world, including first-time broadcasters Fox Sports in the US and Fancode in India, SuperSport in Africa, ESPN / Star+ in Latin America and Caribbean.