SPORT IN 2016: Minding magic wows Glorious Goodwood crowd

Our review of local sport in 2016 today takes us back to Glorious Goodwood.

Thursday, 29th December 2016, 8:00 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:44 pm
Minding on her way to the Nassau Stakes crown / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Right up to New Year’s Eve, we’re taking you back to some football, rugby, athletics and horse-racing highlights, among other sporting stories from 2016.

Today we go back to July’s second Qatar Goodwood Festival when there were many highlights - such as The Gurkha’s win in the Qatar Sussex Stakes and Big Orange successfully defending his Goodwood Cup crown (can he complete a unique treble in 2017?).

But it is on another equine superstar - one of the sport’s horses of the year, the Aidan O’Brien-trained filly Minding - that we focus in our look back at the week.

Minding on her way to the Nassau Stakes crown / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Minding was the clear favourite for the £600,000 Qatar Nassau Stakes - and showed a massive last-day Glorious crowd why.

See our video report. above.

Here are some of our other sporting flashbacks of 2016...

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