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Qatar Goodwood Festival 2022: All you need to know

| 25.07.2022

What is the Qatar Goodwood Festival?

The Qatar Goodwood Festival is a five-day meeting which is one of the highlights of the Flat racing season in Britain.

Its nickname is Glorious Goodwood and the meeting features many of the fastest horses both from the UK and around the world.

When is the Qatar Goodwood Festival?

The meeting is held annually in late July. The Qatar Goodwood Festival 2022 begins on Tuesday July 26 and ends on Saturday July 30. Ladies’ Day takes place on Thursday July 28.

What are the feature races at the Qatar Goodwood Festival?

Tuesday – Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup Stakes

Wednesday – Qatar Sussex Stakes

Thursday – Nassau Stakes

Friday – King George Qatar Stakes

Saturday – Coral Stewards’ Cup

Qatar Goodwood Festival 2022 news and analysis

The Coral Stewards’ Cup and the Coral Golden Mile were the two highest turnover races for Coral’s online business during the 2022 Festival.

Coral ambassador Jim Crowley previews his three rides at Goodwood on Saturday, the final day of the Festival.

It has been a thrilling week of action on the Sussex Downs and there is one day left to go as we pick our final set of Goodwood betting tips.

Our man Jim Crowley rode another impressive horse to victory on day three at Glorious Goodwood, as Royal Scotsman won the Richmond Stakes, and he previews his three rides on Friday for us including a previous Royal Ascot winner in Reshoun.

The Coral ambassador previews his rides on day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Jim Crowley won Glorious Goodwood’s most prestigious race on Mohaather in 2020. This is the story of the race.

The Coral ambassador previews his rides on Box To Box, Allayaali and Baaeed on day two of the festival.

The Coral ambassador previews his rides on Laneqash, Away He Goes and Kidwah on day one of the festival.

Stradivarius is the headline attraction among the nine that go to post for the Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup on the opening day of the festival.

Nashwa will face a maximum of 10 rivals and is Coral’s 4/7 favourite when she shoots for a second Group One victory in Thursday’s Qatar Nassau Stakes.

Kyprios and Order Of Australia will spearhead what could be a select Qatar Goodwood Festival team for Aidan O’Brien.

A mouthwatering renewal of the Qatar Sussex Stakes remains on the cards after Baaeed, Coroebus and Alcohol Free all stood their ground for the Goodwood showpiece.

Robyn Brisland’s Jiffy Boy will cut his teeth at Group level in the Japan Racing Association Vintage Stakes on day one of the Festival.

John Quinn is to keep his foot to the floor with recent Curragh victor Mr Wagyu who will attempt to land the £128,000 first prize on offer for the Coral Stewards’ Cup.

John and Thady Gosden are preparing their Prix de Diane heroine Nashwa for an assault on the Qatar Nassau Stakes, the headline event on day three. The Clarehaven team have enjoyed plenty of success with their fillies this season but Nashwa remains the only one of their three-year-old crop to claim Classic honours following her successful trip to Chantilly last month.

Andrea Atzeni will replace Frankie Dettori on Stradivarius in the Qatar Goodwood Cup. It could well be the eight-year-old’s final outing, but owner Bjorn Nielsen has taken the decision to replace his rider.

Goodwood Racecourse and Coral have announced an exciting new commercial relationship between the two parties that sees Coral become the official fixed-odds betting partner of the Qatar Goodwood Festival for the next three years.

Ahead of the 2022 festival, we have looked at 10 years’ worth of results in the event’s most prestigious races.

Ed Walker is targeting Goodwood redemption for his star fillies Dreamloper and Primo Bacio as he prepares the duo for action on the Sussex Downs.

Nigel Tinkler reports that it is the Group Two King George Qatar Stakes next for Acklam Express following the four-year-old’s podium finish at Royal Ascot.

John McConnell is likely to give his exciting new French recruit Coachello his debut for the yard in the Coral Stewards’ Cup. The four-year-old won five of his nine races in France, including a Listed race at ParisLongchamp, and has arrived in Ireland with a rating of 106.

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Andrew McDermott

Andrew is a sports betting content journalist at PA Media. He is a lifelong Huddersfield Town fan but when he isn't reminiscing about their Premier League days he is also a junior cricket coach and enjoys cycling.