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Fontwell is one of the south of England’s busiest courses, currently staging 24 national hunt meetings throughout the year (July is the only month in which racing does not take place). Though located in West Sussex, it is operated by Northern Racing. Hurdle races are run on a sharp one-mile round, left-handed circuit but the chase course is a figure-of-eight. Now Windsor no longer stages jump racing, it is the only national hunt course of this nature in the UK.


The National Spirit Trophy Hurdle, a Grade 2 contest run in February, is Fontwell’s big race of the year. Salmon Spray, Comedy Of Errors and French superstar Baracouda are all past winners. It used to be a 2m2f race and was once considered a legitimate Champion Hurdle trial but the distance was increased to 2m4f in 2004 and nowadays attracts more staying types. Favourites continue to enjoy a very good strike rate in the race.


Fontwell first staged racing in 1924 on land acquired by legendary local trainer Alfred Day and can be found just south of the A27 Arundel Road where it meets the A29, east of Chichester. The nearest station is at Barnham and a shuttle bus operates on racedays to the track.


David Rees and David Bridgwater’s runners have a decent strike rate at the track, as do Sophie Leech and David Pipe’s chasers. The latter’s bumper horses are also worth a second look and blanket support of Martin Keighley’s hurdlers has also returned a profit in recent years.

 

Saturday 7th October Results
Time Winner Racecard
1.55 Ilewindelilah 11/1 View Result
2.30 Accord 4/1 View Result
3.05 Dashing Oscar 5/2 View Result
3.40 Oliver's Hill 9/2 View Result
4.15 Chosen Path 7/1 View Result
4.50 Orchestrated 7/1 View Result
5.20 Court Liability 9/2 View Result
Friday 6th October Results
Time Winner Racecard
2.10 Sussex Ranger 13/8 View Result
2.45 Adrien Du Pont 4/7 View Result
3.20 Caid Du Lin 3/1 View Result
3.55 Go Conquer 4/1 View Result
4.30 Wizards Bridge 13/8 View Result
5.05 Buckhorn Timothy 7/1 View Result
Sunday 10th September Results
Time Winner Racecard
2.20 Poetic Lady 10/3 View Result
2.50 Lord E 14/1 View Result
3.25 Spiritofchartwell 16/1 View Result
4.00 Workbench 5/1 View Result
4.35 Jackblack 9/1 View Result
5.10 Rockchasebullett 7/2 View Result
5.45 Malindi Bay 3/1 View Result
Thursday 24th August Results
Time Winner Racecard
4.45 Prince Khurram 11/8 View Result
5.20 Mercian King 11/10 View Result
5.50 Jackblack 2/1 View Result
6.20 Novis Adventus 2/1 View Result
6.50 Hardtorock 9/1 View Result
7.20 Ramore Will 7/4 View Result
7.50 King Vince 5/6 View Result


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