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The best photos from 'Glorious Goodwood'

Updated 1217 GMT (2017 HKT) August 7, 2019
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Goodwood racecourse offers far-reaching views across the Sussex Downs in the south of England. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Racegoers take in the drama of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, commonly known as "Glorious Goodwood." Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Qatar Goodwood Festival
It's one of the highlights of the flat racing season, with 35 races taking place over five days for a total purse of $6.5 million. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Qatar Goodwood Festival
Dating back to 1802, the event is a favorite with punters and boasts spectacular views across the south England countryside. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The atmosphere is one of an English garden party. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
It's a chance for racegoers to dress up in finery, especially on Ladies' Day. Michael Cole/Corbis via Getty Images
Popular Italian jockey Frankie Dettori rode Too Darn Hot (center, pink) to win the showpiece Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Legendary racehorse Frankel made history in 2012 by becoming the first horse to win the Sussex Stakes twice having also triumphed the previous year. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
This year, 18-year-old Khadijah Mellah became the first jockey wearing a hijab to race in Britain. She won the Magnolia Cup charity race, having only sat on a racehorse for the first time in April. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The facilities at Goodwood offer good views over the parade ring and winner's enclosure. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Oisin Murphy and Deirdre (left) overhauled Frankie Dettori on Mehdaayih to win the historic Nassau Stakes. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Nearby Trundle Hill offers far-reaching views across Goodwood. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
The event is often seen as the end of the British social season, which also includes tennis at Wimbledon, rowing at the Henley Regatta and racing at Royal Ascot. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Qatar Goodwood Festival
Goodwood has its own distinctive style known as "The Goodwood Look." The dress code is more relaxed compared to other of Britain's racing events. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images for Qatar Goodwood Festival
Dressing up is not just for the ladies. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images