Goodwood Festival Betting Tips, Best Bookmakers & Free Bets

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 Betting Tips

We will have betting tips for all the major races during The Goodwood Festival when markets are released.

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
2019 Winner
Class 2 HandicapFayez
Vintage StakesPinatubo
Lennox StakesSir Dancelot
Goodwood CupStradivarius
Maiden StakesCobra Eye
Class 2 HandicapGreen Power
Class 3 Fillies' HandicapMaid for Life

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
2019 Winner
Goodwood HandicapTimoshenko
Class 2 HandicapSir Ron Priestley
Molecomb StakesLiberty Beach
Sussex StakesToo Darn Hot
Fillies' StakesMrs Bouquet
Fillies' HandicapMannaal
Class 3 HandicapDirty Rascal

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
2019 Winner
Class 2 HandicapForest of Dean
Richmond StakesGolden Horse
Gordon StakesNayef Road
Nassau StakesDeidre
Class 2 NurseryGovernor of Punjab
Class 2 Fillies' StakesVividly
Class 3 HandicapCelsius

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
2019 Winner
Glorious StakesDesert Encounter
Thoroughbred StakesDuke of Hazzard
Class 2 HandicapBeat Le Bon
King George StakesBattaash
Class 2 NurseryHomespin
Oak Tree StakesBillesdon Brook
Class 3 HandicapAktau

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
2019 Winner
Class 2 SprintPoyle Vinnie
Class 2 HandicapKing's Advice
Lillie Langtry StakesEnbihaar
Steward's CupKhaadem
Maiden StakesPersuasion
Class 2 HandicapLand of Legends
Class 3 HandicapGifts of Gold