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2017 Qatar Goodwood Festival 2017 Qatar Goodwood Festival

Qatar Goodwood Festival Crowned UK Racing Season

The team of Qatar Airways and Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club concluded another successful edition of the Qatar Goodwood Festival which attracted some 100,000 spectators during highly-acclaimed five-day event.


Said to be one of the highlights of the UK’s flat racing season, the occasion convened horse-racing enthusiasts who enjoyed series of competitions of top jockeys, with 25,000 spectators attending only the festival’s last day.

During the event, the airline also held a photographic competition for the most unique hat worn on Ladies’ Day.


H.E. Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways Group, said, “The UK is a very important market for us, so our association with The Qatar Goodwood Festival is always an excellent opportunity to engage with our premium customers […].”