Rhododendron became the latest member of Aidan O'Brien's team to earn an opening quote for next year's Qipco 1000 Guineas after taking the Dove 100 Colours EBF British Stallion Studs Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Goodwood.
Top jockey Bryan Cooper suffered a partially collapsed lung in a nasty incident on the fourth day of the Galway Festival. Further scans are awaited on Cooper, who parted company from the Gordon Elliott-trained Tiger Roll approaching the final fence in the Guinness Harp Novice Chase.
Today, the racing world has awoken to the sad news of the loss of John Thomas McNamara. Following a life changing fall at the 2013 Cheltenham festival JT was left paralysed from the neck down. He passed away peacefully at his home in Co. Limerick.
Famously described by King Edward VII as "a garden party with racing tacked on", since 1802 Glorious Goodwood has been a highlight of the summer social calendar. We list of six big reasons as to why Goodwood never fails to be a Glorious week of the year.