Is Fontwell racing still on?

Is Fontwell racing still on?

An extremely popular National Hunt track with more than a modicum of charm, Fontwell is one of only two racecourses run over a figure-of-eight circuit….Fixtures at Fontwell Park.

Date Course Type
Sun Dec 26 2021 Fontwell Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf
Sun Jan 30 2022 Fontwell Park Afternoon – Jump – Turf

Is there racing at Fontwell tomorrow?

No race meetings today.

Why is Fontwell races abandoned?

Sunday’s meeting at Fontwell has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track. With the track already sodden on Thursday morning, clerk of the course Edward Arkell announced an inspection for 10am on Saturday, but heavy rain on Friday night has led to Arkell making an early decision.

What horse races are coming up?


  • Gotham Stakes – March 6, 2021.
  • Frank E. Kilroe Mile – March 6, 2021.
  • San Felipe Stakes – March 6, 2021.
  • Beholder Mile – March 13, 2021.
  • Florida Derby – March 27, 2021.
  • Dubai World Cup – March 27, 2021.
  • Dubai Sheema Classic – March 27, 2021.

What date is Glorious Goodwood 2021?

27th – 31st July 2021. We are delighted to welcome all racegoers back for the pinnacle of the racing season at Goodwood.

What county is Fontwell in?

West Sussex

Shown within West Sussex
District: Arun
UK Parliament Constituency: Arundel & South Downs
Ceremonial county: West Sussex

What is the biggest horse race in the world?

Five Biggest Horse Races In The World

  • Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Derby is not the most valuable racing event in the world but it certainly is one of the most popular.
  • The Breeders’ Cup.
  • Prix de I’Arc de Triomphe.
  • Melbourne Cup.
  • Dubai World Cup.

Where is the Breeders Cup 2021?

Del Mar Racetrack
2021 Breeders’ Cup/Location

What date is Ladies Day at Goodwood?

28 July
Thu 28 July – Ladies’ Day.

How long is Glorious Goodwood?

19 days
19 days of racing take place at the world’s most beautiful racecourse between May and October including one of the undoubted highlights of the season, the Qatar Goodwood Festival – lovingly known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’.

Where abouts is Fontwell?

Fontwell lies in the fertile plain between the South Downs and the coast, 4 miles west of Arundel. The shopping parade was built in 1939 and the roadside location also brought cafes and a petrol station.

When did Fontwell Park open for horse racing?

Fontwell Park was opened in 1924 by Alfred Day, a local horse trainer. The track was laid in an oval for hurdle racing but uniquely the chase course is a figure-of-eight. This remains the case today, making Fontwell the only track of this shape in the UK.

When is Irish Friday at Fontwell Park Racecourse?

Ladies Day! Get dressed up and enjoy a day at the races on Saturday 2nd October! Irish Friday! Craic is Back! Join us for a Friday afternoon of racing and Guinness! Fontwell Park is set in spectacular surroundings between Chichester and Arundel.

When is the Christmas jumper race at Fontwell?

Fontwell’s biggest event of the year, this race is an endurance test that attracts the very best jockeys and runners. December – get into the festive spirit with a Christmas Jumper Raceday at Fontwell in early December. If you’re sick to the back teeth of family arguments by Boxing Day, this date provides the final meet of Fontwell’s calendar year.

Who are the owners of Fontwell Racecourse West Sussex?

Based in West Sussex and owned by the ARC Racing Group, Fontwell plays host National Hunt jump meets all year round. This packed fixture list is paired with a variety of unrelated external events, making the racecourse a centrepiece of its local area. Fontwell is a relaxed racecourse, with no strict dress code.