Glorious Goodwood Betting Tips
Glorious Goodwood is one of the highlights of the Flat racing calendar, with this five day meeting attracting lots of attention from around the world, with some of the best horses in the land competing in races which offer huge amounts of prize money.
The meeting is currently called the Qatar Goodwood Festival due to the fact that horse racing has a big connection with Arabian countries, with the bookmakers taking large bets on every race that takes place as customers aim to find winners during the meeting.
Glorious Goodwood takes place towards the end of July and the beginning of August, with the following races being the highlights:
Glorious Goodwood Principal Races
Day One: Molecomb Stakes and Lennox Stakes
Day Two: Vintage Stakes, Gordon Stakes and Sussex Stakes
Day Three: Richmond Stakes, Lillie Langtry Stakes and Goodwood Cup
Day Four: Oak Tree Stakes, King George Stakes, Thoroughbred Stakes and Glorious Stakes
Day Five: Stewards’ Cup and Nassau Stakes
Goodwood is located in Chichester, West Sussex, with the racecourse situated in a beautiful location and this meeting is home to three Group One races which happen to be the Sussex Stakes, Goodwood Cup and Nassau Stakes.
How to get the best Glorious Goodwood odds
You can often bet antepost on Glorious Goodwood, with several races priced up well in advance of the meeting and this is where you can back horses at bigger odds than you might find nearer to the time.
The danger with Glorious Goodwood antepost betting is that your runner might either not end up running or be entered in the race in question although it can be a good time to secure value on the racing.
For the day of each racing, it’s worth having a number of betting accounts so that you can compare the prices that are available. You might find odds of 15.00 about a particular horse with one bookie and odds of 21.00 with another.
If you’re looking to place an each-way bet on Glorious Goodwood, then make sure you understand the each-way terms. You might be able to get ¼ odds the odds for the first three places although it can sometimes be two places, four places or even five places depending on the number of horses running.
Don’t always back the Glorious Goodwood favourites
Glorious Goodwood will feature several of the same horses that ran at Royal Ascot in the same season, although it is worth noting that these horses often run at Goodwood over a different distance and you should also bear in mind that the track is different and the conditions could also change too.
Sometimes the weight of money can often see a big favourite backed into odds-on although we don’t see every favourite win at Glorious Goodwood and you’ll often find big-priced runners at tasty odds.