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Racing Festivals

European racing boasts several major Festivals throughout the season.  Held at the most famous racecourses, these events combine first class racing, international contenders and a social scene to match. Champions are crowned in every nation, with the best of the best doing battle for racing's most prestigious races. If you would like to visit any of these iconic events, we are here to help you plan your trip.  2019 Major Festivals - DOWNLOAD


Qatar Goodwood Festival


One of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar is the ever popular Qatar Goodwood
Festival race meeting. Each year Goodwood attracts a wide array of British society, all
dressed to impress at this distinguished racing event with style, celebrity and racing forming
a fabulous cocktail of entertainment. Including three Group 1 races, Qatar Goodwood
Festival manages to capture the essence of the English summer combined with top quality
racing, making this a unique experience.


Lightning Spear (GB), winner of the Gr.1 Qatar Sussex Stakes in the colours of the race sponsor and with subsequent Breeders Cup winner Expert Eye in second.

DateTuesday 30th July - Saturday 3rd August 2019
Prize Money Over £5 million