Early going news on day five of the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2020

Published 2020/08/01

Goodwood's Clerk of the Couse Ed Arkell said: "Conditions were extremely warm yesterday, with temperatures reaching 29.64 degrees Celsius, with a breeze.

"We put eight millimetres of irrigation on the Straight Course after racing - we didn't do anything on the Round Course.

"Today's forecast is to remain dry with some sunny spells. Temperatures will be lower than yesterday - between 22 and 24 degrees Celsius."

GoingStick reading at 8.30am: 7.6 (7.7 Friday, 7.3 Thursday, 6.9 Wednesday, 6.8 Tuesday)

Stalls Straight Course: Stands' Side 1m3f & 1m4f: Outside

Rest: Inside

Rail Movements

All races will be run on the inner lines.


0.75mm rain Thursday (23 July) night.

12mm rain Saturday (25 July).

2.4mm rain/drizzle Monday (27 July)

The weather is forecast to remain dry, sunny and warm.


1.50pm Unibet Stewards' Sprint Handicap

12 Spirited Guest (Going)

2.25pm Unibet Summer Handicap

6 Calling The Wind (Self Certificate, Temperature)

3.00pm Qatar Lillie Langtry Stakes

1 Manuela de Vega (Going)

3.35pm Unibet Stewards' Cup

4 Danzeno (Going)

4.10pm Qatar Handicap

6 Cold Front (Going)

4.40pm British European Breeders Fund EBF Maiden Stakes

2 Dingle (Going) 3 Forever Forward (Going) 5.10pm LG Signature Apprentice Handicap 16 Always Fearless (Going) 11 Lord Clenaghcastle (Going)