Goodwood Racecourse crowned Best Large Racecourse in The South

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Goodwood Racecourse Crowned Best Large Racecourse in The South

  • Goodwood Racecourse voted Best large Racecourse in The South by British Racing’s official supporters Club.
  • An official presentation took place during the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Goodwood Racecourse has been crowned Best Large Racecourse in The South by the Racegoers Club, the official supporters Club for British Racing fans.

On Qatar Sussex Stakes day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival the team at Goodwood Racecourse were presented with a commemorative plaque to celebrate their regional win in the Racegoers Club Racecourse of the Year Competition.

The award, voted for by members of the Racegoers Club, celebrates the best of British Racing. One Club member said of Goodwood, “this is the 53rd racecourse that I have visited and one I will be putting right at the top of my list to revisit! The facilities are excellent and the staff friendly and helpful.”

Alex Eade, General Manager of Goodwood Racecourse, said “Goodwood Racecourse are delighted to receive an award from the Racegoers Club, and we look forward to welcoming many Club members during the Qatar Goodwood Festival.”

Matthew Jones from the Racegoers Club said “It was an honour to attend day two of the Qatar Goodwood Festival to make the presentation to the racecourse team, and to celebrate their success. This is the second year in a row that Club members have voted Goodwood as their favourite large racecourse in the south, and with its picturesque setting, fantastic facilities and friendly staff it is easy to see why.” 

For more information, please contact Matthew Jones— or 07791 562031


About the Racegoers Club

Managed by the Racecourse Association, the Racegoers Club is the official supporters club of British Racing and is now in its 51st year. The club champions racegoers across the country, supporting members and ensuring that racegoers have a voice with racecourses and in the wider industry. 

Our aims are simple; to drive support for British horseracing at all levels, encouraging attendance and engagement with the sport we love. We also aim to encourage ownership of thoroughbred racehorses through our Owners Groups and be a champion for the racegoer. The Club is a not for profit organisation, focused on providing a better club for our members and delivering the best value available in racing.

The Racecourse Association (RCA), formed in 1907, is the trade association for British racecourses. 59 racecourses are members and have equal voting rights. The RCA serves the interests of its 59 British racecourse members both inside and outside the sport, empowering them to be the best venues that they can be.