Goodwood's season opener in pictures / Picture: Malcolm Wells

Goodwood Racecourse season opener remembered in pictures

Today should be the glorious day when we all gather on the South Downs for the first day of Goodwood's season of top-class flat racing.

By Steve Bone
Saturday, 2nd May 2020, 11:55 am
Updated Monday, 4th May 2020, 11:20 am

The pandemic has put paid to that and, already, to Goodwood's next few planned meetings, but let's hope the shutdown is eased in time for us ro see at least some racing at the world's most beautiful racecourse later in the summer or autumn. For now, the best we can do is look back to past years' season openers, courtesy of some pictures by Goodwood specialist Malcolm Wells. Enjoy his images from the past five seasons' Goodwood curtain raisers in the pages that follow and see how many horses, jockeys and other racing figures you can name - and stick with this website for all the latest from the local racecourses.

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