Glorious Goodwood 2005
Glorious Goodwood 2004
horseracing began at Goodwood in 1802, with the first running of a principal
race, the Goodwood Cup, a decade later.
Throughout the nineteenth century,
several of the principal races, which today continue to be key fixtures
of the Goodwood season, were established.
These were the Molecomb Stakes
(1833); the Nassau Stakes and Stewards Cup (1840); the Sussex Stakes
(1841) and the Richmond Stakes (1877). The two remaining principal races
were first run in the Edwardian period: Gordon Stakes (1902); King George