Introduction to Fontwell Racecourse

Fontwell Racecourse, nestled in the Sussex countryside, offers a unique blend of charm and excitement to visitors. Established in 1924, the racecourse has a rich history in the world of National Hunt racing. Fontwell is renowned for its distinctive figure-of-eight chase course, the only one remaining in the United Kingdom, and thus providing a unique spectacle for racegoers. The racecourse is celebrated for its intimate and friendly atmosphere, making it a favorite among both seasoned racing enthusiasts and families looking for a delightful day out. Fontwell is exclusively dedicated to National Hunt racing, with the feature event of its season being the Grade 2 National Spirit Hurdle.

Contact Information and Official Website

For more details on upcoming races, events, and hospitality services at Fontwell Racecourse, the following contact details and official website are at your disposal:

Course Description

Fontwell Racecourse features a unique figure-of-eight chase course and a separate oval hurdles course, offering a diverse racing experience. The figure-of-eight layout provides a distinct challenge for horses and jockeys, with its tight turns and varied terrain; and the testing uphill finish means horses need to stay every yard of the advertised race distance. The course layout allows spectators to have an up-close view of the racing action, adding to the excitement and engagement of each race.

Facilities Overview

At Fontwell Racecourse, visitors are treated to an array of facilities that enhance the overall racing experience. The racecourse offers a range of viewing options, from comfortable grandstand seating to hospitality suites with excellent vantage points. A selection of dining and refreshment options is available, catering to a variety of preferences, from casual bites to more upscale culinary experiences. Betting facilities are conveniently located throughout the venue for those wishing to participate in the day's racing. Additionally, the racecourse provides ample parking and accessible amenities, ensuring a comfortable visit for all attendees.


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Latest Fontwell Park Results
19 Apr 16:05BethpageTom BellamyMiss E Lavelle11/4
19 Apr 15:30Millies MiteMarc GoldsteinK Jewell10/1
19 Apr 15:00HecouldbetheoneTom BellamyJ Owen100/30
19 Apr 14:30Solar SystemBen JonesP Hobbs & J White3/1
19 Apr 14:00Dreaming BlueBen GodfreyA Honeyball15/8
19 Apr 13:30All AuthorizedNiall HoulihanG L Moore8/15
28 Mar 16:52Laurens BayGavin SheehanJ Snowden100/30
28 Mar 16:17UallrightharryBrendan PowellK Jewell14/1
28 Mar 15:42AworkinprogressJames DaviesN Gifford11/1
28 Mar 15:07Getaway DrumleeMr Beau MorganB Pauling15/8
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Top Fontwell Park Jockeys
Sam Twiston-Davies102147.6%
Jamie Moore72035.0%
Gavin Sheehan62326.1%
Tom Bellamy52321.7%
Caoilin Quinn52718.5%
Harry Kimber52025.0%
Micheal Nolan51533.3%
Ben Godfrey41723.5%
Rex Dingle3339.1%
Philip Armson31127.3%
Top Fontwell Park Trainers
A Honeyball113135.5%
G L Moore115320.8%
R Walford41526.7%
N Twiston-Davies3475.0%
N Mulholland3397.7%
P Hobbs & J White3650.0%
O Signy31030.0%
B Pauling31225.0%
B Clarke3837.5%
O Murphy31030.0%