Glorious Goodwood: QIPCO to sponsor Sussex Stakes for at least five years
Bognor Regis Observer - over 5 years
QIPCO Holding have signed a new contract with Goodwood to extend their sponsorship of the QIPCO Sussex Stakes for a further five years. It means QIPCO Holding will support the £300,000 feature race of Glorious Goodwood, the Group One British mile highlight of the summer, until at least 2017. The QIPCO Sussex Stakes, to be run on Wednesday, August 1, is one of three races at Glorious Goodwood next week included in the QIPCO British Champions Series - the others being the Artemis Goodwood Cup (August 2) and the Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes (August 4). This year QIPCO led a £1m bid to try to tempt Aussie champion Black Caviar into a Sussex Stakes showdown with Frankel - but a meeting of the two best racehorses in the world didn’t happen after Black Caviar’s connections shied away from the idea, preferring to end their England stay after a narrow victory at Royal Ascot. Adam Waterworth, managing director of Goodwood Racecourse, said: “The new agreement is excellent news as continui...
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