ADDRESS: Fontwell Park Racecourse, Nr Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0SX TEL: (01243) 543335 WEBSITE:www.fontwellpark.co.uk
OFFICIALS AT FONTWELL RACECOURSE General Manager: Phil Bell Clerk of the Course: Edward Arkell
- cell (07977) 587713
Fontwell Park Racecourse has a unique figure of eight track adds to the excitement of Jump Racing. It is located on the A27 between the towns of Arundel and Chichester, approximately 62 miles from London, 26 miles from Portsmouth and 38 miles from Southampton.
HOW TO GET TO FONTWELL RACECOURSE
Fontwell Park Racecourse is situated on the A27/A29 roundabout between Chichester and Arundel. Access to the main car park on racedays is from Fontwell Avenue (A29 towards Bognor Regis), the entrance is 400 yards from the roundabout on the right hand side.
By rail: The nearest station is Barnham. Trains run regularly from London Victoria, Portsmouth, Brighton, Barnham, Winchester and Southampton. Arundel Station is also just three miles from the track. On racedays, a shuttle bus service runs between Barnham station and the racecourse (£2 return), starting from 2 hours prior to the first race and returning immediately after the last.
By air: With prior permission, helicopters can land on the course on racedays. Light aircraft can land by arrangement with either Goodwood Airfield (01243 755061) or Shoreham Airport (01273 296900).
ADMISSION TO FONTWELL RACECOURSE
Premier Enclosure: £18-£20. Grandstand & Paddock: £13-£15. All children 16 and under and admitted free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult. Car Park: Main car park is free of charge, Centre Course Picnic Car Park £5 plus admission.
LEADING TRAINERS / JOCKEYS AT FONTWELL RACECOURSE
Trainers : G Moore, B Powell, P Hobbs Jockeys : A Thornton, P Hide, L Aspell, A P Mcoy, J Tizzard
April Jump Racing Fri, 8 April, 2011 pm & Tue, 19 April, 2011 pm
Royal Wedding Night Featuring the Magic of Take That and Robbie Fri, 29 April, 2011
May Jump Racing supporting St Barnabas House Wed, 11 May, 2011 pm
Family Fun Raceday (in partnership with the Sussex County Football Association) Sun, 29 May, 2011 pm
British Heart Foundation - Mending Broken Hearts Raceday Wed, 1 June, 2011 pm
Figure of 8 Racenight Thu, 9 June, 2011 evening
Ladies Evening with the Magic of Motown Thu, 18 August, 2011
Figure of 8 Family Raceday Sun, 4 September, 2011
Fontwell Racing Festival Fri, 30 September, 2011 pm
Fontwell Racing Festival (Irish Raceday) - Charity Race Day with Southern Water Sat, 1 October, 2011 pm
October Jump Racing Wed, 19 October, 2011pm & Thu, 27 October, 2011 pm
November Jump Racing Fri, 4 November, 2011 pm
Southern National Raceday Sun, 13 November, 2011 pm
November Jump racing Wed, 23 November, 2011 pm
Christmas Party Raceday Tue, 6 December, 2011 pm
Boxing Day Raceday Mon, 26 December, 2011 pm
The Fontwell Hurdle Course (left) is an undulating left-handed oval of approximately 1 mile
The Fontwell Steeplechase Course (left) is a figure of eight with a slight bend on the run-in.
Fontwell Racecourse factsheet Details of horse racing course at Fontwell