VIDEO: The going’s good at Goodwood - as the stick shows

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There are just over three weeks before Glorious Goodwood and clerk of the course Seamus Buckley is delighted with the state of the ground.

He is hoping for some rain between now and the festival to help keep moisture in the ground, but a programme of watering has already begun.

They're off - or at least they soon will be at Glorious Goodwood  Picture by Chris Hatton

They're off - or at least they soon will be at Glorious Goodwood Picture by Chris Hatton

Seamus, now in his 20th year at Goodwood, gave us an update on preparations and an insight into how he and his groundtaff check the state of the ground and decide how to describe the going.

 

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