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    Horse racing at Goodwood

    Goodwood has played host to horse racing for over 200 years. Flat racing was launched at the Sussex Downs venue for local officers by the third Duke of Richmond in 1802. It is home to three of the UK’s 32 Group 1 flat races – the Sussex Stakes, the Goodwood Cup and the Nassau Stakes. All three of those races take place during the prestigious five-day “Glorious Goodwood” meeting in August, which is one of the most popular events in the Flat horse racing calendar. The track, which is situated five miles north of Chichester, has stunning backdrops and considered one of the most beautiful racecourse in the world.

    Great Glorious Goodwood betting tips available at Hurdle Bet

    The big meeting to come under the Hurdle Bet spotlight is Glorious Goodwood in August. We strive to give you the greatest Glorious Goodwood betting tips every year. This five-day extravaganza gets underway in 2017 on Tuesday, August 1, and features three Group 1 contests. They are the aforementioned trio of the Sussex Stakes, the Goodwood Cup and the Nassau Stakes. The former has a rich role of honour and the mighty Frankel is the only horse ever to have won the 1m race twice (2011 and 2012). Aidan O’Brien is the most successful trainer in recent times, having saddled five winners courtesy of Giant’s Causeway (2000), Rock of Gibraltar (2002), Henrythenavigator (2008), Rip Van Winkle (2009) and The Gurkha (2016). As well a a host of top class Group races, Glorious Goodwood also features the 6f Stewards Cup, one of the hottest handicap sprints of the season and a fiendishly difficult puzzle to solve. We won’t be shirking our responsibilities there, though. It is not a meeting to be missed and you can get the Glorious Goodwood betting tips for it from our experts right here on Hurdle Bet. They are on us!