Goodwood Festival Tips & Betting Predictions


Held in late July/early August, the Goodwood Festival kicks off with the Group 1 Goodwood Cup on the Tuesday and the quality racing continues throughout the week.

Also featuring during the week is the Group 1 Sussex Stakes and Nassau Stakes, which always provide punters with plenty of excitement.

The festival is a celebration of some of Britain's best thoroughbreds and there is big money invested each and every year.

Goodwood Festival Day 1 betting card


The festival starts with the Goodwood Cup, which was taken out by world champion stayer Big Orange in 2017.

Also featuring on the card is the Group 2 Lennox Stakes and Group 2 Vintage Stakes.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Class 2 HandicapWhat About Carlo
Vintage StakesCold Stare
Lennox StakesAclaim
Goodwood CupBig Orange
Maiden StakesAlgam
Class 2 HandicapLine Of Reason
Class 3 Fillies' HandicapLincoln Rocks

Goodwood Festival Day 2 betting card


The Group 1 Sussex Stakes is one of the biggest races on the British calendar and it runs for £560,200.00 to the winner.

Punters can bet on a quality seven-race card which also includes the Group 3 Molecomb Stakes.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Goodwood HandicapCool Sky
Class 2 HandicapLondinium
Molecomb StakesHavana Grey
Sussex StakesHere Comes When
Fillies' StakesThreading
Fillies' HandicapBillesdon Bess
Class 3 HandicapTruth Or Dare

Goodwood Festival Day 3 betting card


Three group races are carded on Day 3 of the Goodwood Festival, including the Group 1 Nassau Stakes.

The feature is supported by the Richmond Stakes and Lillie Langtry Stakes, which are both quality undercard races.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Class 2 HandicapGood Omen
Lillie Langtry StakesEndless Time
Richmond StakesBarraquero
Nassau StakesWinter
Class 2 NurseryBillesdon Brook
Class 2 Fillies' StakesRoulette
Class 3 HandicapQuench Dolly

Goodwood Festival Day 4 betting card


There are no Group 1 races on Day 4 at Goodwood but there is a total of four group races.

The King George Stakes is the highlight at Group 2 level and this is always a popular meeting with bettors.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Glorious StakesPoet's Word
Thoroughbred StakesBeat The Bank
Class 2 HandicapMaster The World
King George StakesBattaash
Class 2 NurseryRed Roman
Oak Tree StakesAl Jazi
Class 3 HandicapWalton Street

Goodwood Festival Day 5 betting card


Only the one group race on the final day of the carnival but punters always get good value odds.

Race Name
2017 Winner
Class 2 SprintScorching Heat
Class 2 HandicapSoldier In Action
Gordon StakesCrystal Queen
Class 2 Heritage HandicapLancelot Du Lac
Maiden StakesDee Ex Bee
Class 2 HandicapBattered
Class 3 HandicapStorm King