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Goodwood; its house, park and grounds, with a catalogue raisonné of the pictures in the gallery of His Grace the Duke of Richmond, K.G. To which are added an account of the ancient encampment, tumuli, and British village, on the adjacent downs: and a detailed record of the Goodwood races from their first establishment.. , by William Hayley Mason, published 1839 (viii + 215 pp., London: Smith, Elder and Co.) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8846][Lib 6714][Lib 2783] & West Sussex Libraries   View Online

Racing in Sussex, in 1727, by William Durrant Cooper, F.S.A., published 1868 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 20, notes & queries, pp.227-228) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2105] & The Keep [LIB/507132] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Racing, edited by William Page, F.S.A., published 1907 in The Victoria History of the County of Sussex (vol. 2: Ecclesiastical, Maritime, Social and Economic History, Population 1801-1901, Industries, Agriculture, Forestry, Architecture, Schools and Sport, article, pp.454-461, London: Victoria County History, ISBN-10: 0712905863 & ISBN-13: 9780712905862) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2399][Lib 9097] & The Keep [LIB/500090][LIB/504899] & R.I.B.A. Library & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries   View Online

The Story of Goodwood Races, by S.C.M. Contributor(s), published 1929 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. III no. 7, article, pp.473-477) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2307] & The Keep [LIB/500140]

The Stud of Lavington Park, by Meriel St Olaves, published 1929 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. III no. 11, article, pp.766-767) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2307] & The Keep [LIB/500140]

The Romance of a Great Horse. Cameronian, the Sussex bred Champion Three-Year-Old, by J. C. Bristow-Noble, published 1931 in Sussex County Magazine (vol. V no. 12, article, pp.833-835) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 2310] & The Keep [LIB/500174]

Alfriston Races, Apr. 4, 1842, by S.N.Q. contributor, published August 1936 in Sussex Notes & Queries (vol. VI no. 3, note, p.93) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 12537][Lib 8863][Lib 8224] & The Keep [LIB/500208] & S.A.S. library

Short Histories of Cheltenham, Folkestone, Fontwell Park, Plumpton, Lewes, Alexandra Park, by R. G. [Ralph Greaves] and Peter Campling, published 1959 (48 pp., London: Field Sports Publications) accessible at: British Library

Racing at Midhurst, by F J-D [Mrs D.V.F Johnson-Davies], published April 1998 in Midhurst Magazine (Volume 10 Number 3, article, pp.12-15, Spring 1998) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15969]
Account of a dispute concerning the result of a horse race at Midhurst in Whitsun Week 1717. The dispute, between the Duke of Somerset and Francis Whitcombe was not settled until 1727, when the Duke confirmed that Mr Whitcombe did indeed own the horse, but that the horse (winner of the Silver Plate) should be sold to the Duke for six guineas!

Plumpton: an illustrated history of Plumpton Racecourse 1994-2000, by Stewart Nash, published 2000 (96 pp., Plumpton Racecourse Ltd, ISBN-10: 0953951308 & ISBN-13: 9780953951307) accessible at: British Library & West Sussex Libraries

The Brighton Races, by Jim Beavis, published 3 May 2003 (120 pp., published by the author, ISBN-10: 0954332202 & ISBN-13: 9780954332204) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/503786] & West Sussex Libraries

Lewes Racecourse: A Legacy Lost?, by Cheryl R. Lutring, published 12 June 2013 (162 pp., Phreestyle Pholios, ISBN-10: 0956913849 & ISBN-13: 9780956913845) accessible at: East Sussex Libraries
This book heralds the 50th anniversary of the closure of the Racecourse which coincides with the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes.