Horse Racing

Fontwell forced to abandon Sunday card

A heavy frost put paid to Fontwell Park’s second fixture of 2017 on Sunday.

Big Orange wins the 2015 Qatar Goodwood Cup - could he get the chance to do it again in a Group 1 race this year? Picture by Clive Bennett

Goodwood bosses bid for Glorious week shake-up

European racing bosses will say yes or no next week to plans to add a third Group 1 race to Glorious week and alter the day on which two big contests are run.

Noel Fehily on his way to victory on Bishops Court at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett - see more at

Fehily and Mulholland off to Fontwell flyer

Jockey Noel Fehily and Neil Mulholland have built up an enviable Fontwell record in recent times.

Action at Fontwell resumes on Sunday / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell’s 2017 season begins with Sunday card - our tips

Less than a fortnight after ending its 2016 programme with a big crowd on Boxing Day, Fontwell begins its 2017 schedule on Sunday (Jan 8).


SPORT IN 2016: Minding magic wows Glorious Goodwood crowd

Our review of local sport in 2016 today takes us back to Glorious Goodwood.

Sober Sailor after winning the opener

Thousands lap up Fontwell Boxing Day action

It's been a year of huge crowds watching Fontwell's big feature meetings - and 2016 ended with another such occasion as thousands packed into the racecourse to see its sixth year of Boxing Day racing.
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SPORT IN 2016: Lil Rockerfeller in the Fontwell Spirit

Over the final eight days of the year we are reminding you of just a few of the highlights of the local sporting year.

Boxing Day action at Fontwell in 2015 / Picture by Clive Bennett

Boxing Day fun set to cap big year for Fontwell Park

A brilliant year for Fontwell is topped off with a very healthy number of entries for the big Boxing Day race meeting.

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Action from the opening race at Fontwell's festive race day / Picture by Clive Bennett

Racing folk get festive at Fontwell

The honours were shared around the jockeys and trainers as things got festive at Fontwell Park.

There are seven races at Fontwell today

Fontwell’s festive race day - preview and tips

Fontwell stages its penultimate meeting of the year today.

A bumper Boxing Day crowd is expected at Fontwell Park / Picture by Clive Bennett

Boxing Day racing returns to Fontwell Park

Boxing Day racing – part of the fabric of English life during the festive season.

Action at Goodwood / Picture by Malcolm Wells

Goodwood and Fontwell bosses hope for awards success

Goodwood and Fontwell staff head north today (Nov 17) hoping to pick up national awards.

GROG members celebrate one of Goodwood Zodiac's wins

Goodwood’s racehorse owners ready to race again

The Goodwood Racehorse Owners Group goes from strength to strength 22 years after being formed.

The Southern National field at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Nicholls takes Southern National crown at Fontwell

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls clinched a Fontwell Park treble - including the totepool Southern National.

Chief Bottlewasher was one of the winners last time out at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett -

Fontwell’s Southern National should be a cracker

A bumper crop of entries has been received for one of Fontwell Park’s biggest race meetings of the year.


VIDEO: One for Goodwood race-goers to watch

Since Frankel retired at the end of the 2012 season, there’s been massive interest in whether he’d be as impressive as a sire as he was on the racecourse.

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Big Orange wins the 2016 Goodwood Cup

The horse - and race - that could make Goodwood history

Big Orange may have fallen short in his attempts to bring the Melbourne Cup to Britain.

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Jumps action at Fontwell / Picture by Clive Bennett

Fontwell Park’s Friday card - preview and tips

Fontwell Park stages a six-race card this afternoon (Friday).

Seamus Buckley at Goodwood

50 years in racing earn Buckley a top honour

Fifty years in racing have earned Seamus Buckley a lifetime achievement award.

It's been a successful year at Fontwell Park / Picture by Nigel Bowles

Fontwell in running for trio of racing awards

Fontwell Park racecourse has been nominated for three awards at the prestigious Racecourse Association’s annual showcase and awards event in November.

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