Goodwood


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Goodwood

(ˈɡʊdˌwʊd)
n
(Placename) an area in SE England, in Sussex: site of a famous racecourse and of Goodwood House, built 1780–1800
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You see, I have been about horses ever since I was twelve years old, in hunting stables, and racing stables; and being small, ye see, I was jockey for several years; but at the Goodwood, ye see, the turf was very slippery and my poor Larkspur got a fall, and I broke my knee, and so of course I was of no more use there.
"Anything about the Goodwood?" called out the third man.
By a similar process of selection, and by careful training, the whole body of English racehorses have come to surpass in fleetness and size the parent Arab stock, so that the latter, by the regulations for the Goodwood Races, are favoured in the weights they carry.
These consisted of a few magnificently attired gentlemen from Houndsditch, who brought their own provisions, and could have bought half the gay people in the grand saloon; a few honest fellows with mustachios and portfolios, who set to sketching before they had been half an hour on board; one or two French femmes de chambre who began to be dreadfully ill by the time the boat had passed Greenwich; a groom or two who lounged in the neighbourhood of the horse-boxes under their charge, or leaned over the side by the paddle-wheels, and talked about who was good for the Leger, and what they stood to win or lose for the Goodwood cup.
Few places are more evocative of glorious motorsport occasions than the world-famous Goodwood Motor Circuit -- the place where Aston Martin has raced for seven decades and the venue of its triumph in the World Sportscar Championship in 1959.
Hamad bin Abdurahman al-Attiyah (second from left), president of Qatar and Asian equestrian federations and QREC vice-chairman, presented the trophies for Qatar Lilie Langtry Stakes (Group 2) after Enbihaar won the race at the Qatar Goodwood Festival yesterday.
It has been announced that Qatar, represented by the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC), renewed its sponsorship of the Qatar Goodwood Festival.
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GLORIOUS GOODWOOD could have a Swedish twist this summer thanks to a new link-up of qualifying races with Stockholm's Bro Park.