Goodwood Festival Betting Tips, Best Bookmakers & Free Bets


Glorious Goodwood is one of the most popular sporting events during the entire British summer, with thousands of racings fans flocking to the Sussex venue to take in this wonderful meeting.

Held in late July/early August, Glorious Goodwood lasts for five days. Three Group One prizes will be up for grabs, along with a handful of other pattern races and the lucrative Stewards' Cup sprint handicap.

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 1 Card

The first day of action at Glorious Goodwood is headlined by the two-mile Goodwood Cup, where star stayers Stradivarius could bid for a third-straight win.

Also on Tuesday's card, we find the Grade Two Lennox Stakes, the Vintage Stakes for two-year-olds, and a trio of good-quality handicaps.

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

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 1 Tips

Our expert tipsters will provide through the card Glorious Goodwood day one tips when the fields are finalised.

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 2 Card

The best milers in the business will lock horns in Wednesday's feature race, the historic Sussex Stakes.

Before we reach the main event, two-year-old sprinters have their chance to shine in the Molecomb Stakes, after Wednesday's card opens with the popular Goodwood Handicap.

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

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 2 Card

Our expert tipsters will publish their Glorious Goodwood day two tips closer to the 2020 meeting.

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 3 Card

The Nassau Stakes is the feature race on day three of Glorious Goodwood, and only the strongest filly in the field will triumph over the ten-furlong trip.

Two-year-olds will battle it out over six furlongs in the Richmond Stakes, before possible St Leger hopefuls clash in the Group 3 Gordon Stakes. 

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

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 3 Card

Our Glorious Goodwood day three tips will be published when the final fields for Thursday's races are confirmed.

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 4 Card

The brilliant sprinter Battaash will try to defend his crown in the main event on day four, the King George Stakes sprint.

Before we reach that Group Two, there's the Glorious Stakes and the Thoughbred Stakes to take in, with the Oak Tree Stakes coming later on the card.

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

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 4 Card

We'll publish all of our Glorious Goodwood day four tips when the fields are finalised.

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 5 Card

The fifth and final day at Glorious Goodwood kicks off with a couple of lucrative handicaps, before fillies and mares take centre-stage in the Group Two Lille Langtry Stakes.

Then follows the main event on the final afternoon, and the biggest betting race of the week, the Stewards' Cup handicap sprint, won in superb fashion by Khaadem 12 months ago.

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

2020 Glorious Goodwood Day 5 Tips

Our expert tipsters will publish their Glorious Goodwood day five tips closer to the 2020 meeting.

Glorious Goodwood FAQs

When is Glorious Goodwood?

In 2020, Glorious Goodwood starts on Tuesday 28th July, with the fifth and final day taking place on Saturday 1st August.

Where is Glorious Goodwood?

The Glorious Goodwood meeting is staged at Goodwood racecourse, situated in Sussex on the South coast of England.

What races take place at Glorious Goodwood?

There are three Group Ones run at Glorious Goodwood, the Goodwood Cup, the Sussex Stakes and the Nassau Stakes. The big betting race of the week is the Stewards' Cup handicap.

Will Stradivarius run at Goodwood?

Yes. Stradivarius is due to run in the Goodwood Cup, a race he won in 2018 and 2019.

Who is running in the Sussex Stakes?

Irish 2000 Guineas winner Siskin is the favourite for the 2020 Sussex Stakes. Mohaather, Circus Maximus, Kameko and Wichita could also run.

Where can I watch Glorious Goodwood?

The best of the action will be shown live on ITV Racing. Visit our Live Streaming page if you want to watch the racing on your mobile or tablet.