Two racedays at Fontwell Park in November

Fontwell Park racecourse in West Sussex has two racedays to look forward to in November at this only figure of eight jumping track in the country.

The first is a Winter Afternoon Raceday on Friday November 8, when gates open at 11.30am for the six jumps races. The first race starts at 13.25, with the last one at 16.10pm.

Highly competitive jump racing at Fontwell Park
Photo: Jeannie Knight

This raceday will operate in one enclosure at this meeting. This means you can enjoy the perks of Premier Admission with a Paddock Ticket.

The second raceday in November features the return of the Southern National to Fontwell Park on Sunday November 17, which will be covered by ITV Racing. Gates open at 10.30am and the first of seven races is at 12.25pm.

The Southern National fixture is one of Fontwell Park’s biggest race days of the year. It is a three mile three furlongs test of endurance. Be there to experience the thrill and the action of National Hunt Racing at close quarters.
This race last year, sponsored by Sun Racing, was won by nine-year-old Shanroe Santos (IRE) trained by Lucy Wadham and ridden by local jockey Leighton Aspell.  This winner was sent off at 4-1 on that occasion.

Local jockey Liam Treadwell who rode the winner of the Sussex National at Fontwell Park in 2018 with Shanroe Santos, trained by Lucy Wadham    Photo: Jeannie Knight

Fontwell Park admission prices at this meeting include access to an additional bar, food outlets and betting facilities in the Land & Power Premier Grandstand,  as well as seating opposite the Winning Post and additional seating out on the terrace, overlooking Fontwell Gardens – the perfect, peaceful spot to study the form.
The relaxed nature at Fontwell Park carries through to its requirements for dress code,  with a smart casual policy for the Premier Enclosure and Hospitality suites.  Racegoers are asked to dress for the weather because Fontwell Park holds race meetings all year round and conditions can vary. 

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult. ID may be required.


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